Out­lander un­veiled

The fully im­ported Mit­subishi SUV boasts ap­peal­ing sell­ing points.

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THE new Mit­subishi Out­lander sport util­ity ve­hi­cle ( SUV) of­fers a spa­cious seven- seater cabin, as well as pre­mium com­fort and safety fea­tures. The Out­lander SUV has a in­tro­duc­tory on- the- road price of RM166,720 for cars booked and reg­is­tered be­fore May 31.

It has three colour choices of Red Metal­lic, White Pearl or Grey Metal­lic.

It is sold with a war­ranty of five years or 100,000km, whichever comes first.

The Out­lander is only avail­able as a 4WD variant and is im­ported from Ja­pan.

Un­der the hood is a 2.4- litre Mit­subishi In­no­va­tive Valve tim­ing Elec­tronic Con­trol ( MIVEC) en­gine with 167PS at 6,000rpm and 222Nm of torque at 4,100rpm.

It has a sun­roof, elec­tric tail­gate, LED head­lamps with day­time run­ning lights, 18- inch al­loy wheels, leather seats, and au­to­matic light and rain sen­sor.

Safety fea­tures in­clude seven airbags, ac­tive sta­bil­ity and trac­tion con­trol, hill- start as­sist, elec­tronic brake­force dis­tri­bu­tion, brake as­sist, and a col­lapsi­ble steer­ing col­umn.

It also comes with a multi- se­lect 4WD sys­tem that pro­vides three dif- fer­ent driv­ing modes of 4WD ECO, 4WD Auto and 4WD Lock.

The 4WD ECO em­pha­sises on fuel econ­omy, and en­ables the Out­lander SUV to de­liver fuel ef­fi­ciency of up to 12.8km per litre.

Best- in- class fea­tures of the Out­lander SUV in­clude a spa­cious cargo area that can fit up to four golf bags or a sin­gle- bed mat­tress ( 1,608 litres) and a turn­ing ra­dius of 5.3m.

“I am op­ti­mistic that the all- new Out­lander SUV will win the hearts of many Malaysian car buy­ers,” said Mit­subishi Mo­tors Malaysia CEO Yang Won- Chul at a me­dia pre­view at the Glass House in Se­puteh, Kuala Lumpur.

The Out­lander dash­board and huge space in the Out­lander’s rear.

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