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Published on November 5th, 2020 | by Subhash Nair

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Mitsubishi XPANDER Launched In Malaysia At RM91,369

After a long wait, Malaysians finally have a new Mitsubishi model to check out in showrooms starting the 20th of November 2020. It’s the new XPANDER, which has been teased and spied for many months. The price of the new XPANDER is RM91,369 in Peninsular Malaysia (OTR without insurance and with the current SST discount). Mitsubishi Motors Malaysia have already received over 2,000 bookings for the car.

For pricing in other regions, check out the table below:

StatesOTR Price (RM)
Peninsular Malaysia91,369
Sabah92,526
Sarawak92,576
Labuan87,043

The Mitsubishi XPANDER is locally-assembled via Hicom Automotive Manufacturers in Pekan, Pahang.

This new 7-seater crossover MPV comes in just one variant but 4 exterior colour choices:

Titanium Grey, Quartz White, Diamond Black and Red Metallic

BHP diesel

Powering the XPANDER is a 1.5-litre MIVEC petrol engine with 105 PS at 6,000 rpm and 141 Nm of torque at 4,000 rpm. A 4-speed automatic sends power to the front wheels.  

Here’s the press release with more details on its specifications.

PRESS RELEASE

MITSUBISHI MOTORS MALAYSIA (MMM), the official distributor of Mitsubishi Motors vehicles in Malaysia, announced the following prices for the new Mitsubishi XPANDER. 

Prices above are quoted on-the-road without insurance for private registration in Peninsular Malaysia, East Malaysia and duty free zone. These prices are also quoted in view of the Malaysian government’s announcement to drop Sales and Service tax (SST) for cars, which sees a 100% sales tax exemption on locally-assembled (CKD) models. 

Since its Open-for-Booking announcement on 22 October 2020, the Mitsubishi XPANDER has garnered over 2,000 bookings to date. 

The new XPANDER comes in one variant only with four colour to choose from- Titanium Grey, Quartz White, Diamond Black and Red Metallic. The seven-seater crossover comes with 5-Year warranty with unlimited mileage.

Customers will be able to view and test drive the new XPANDER at all Mitsubishi Motors authorized showrooms nationwide from 20 November 2020 onwards.

New XPANDER Product Features 

Performance

The XPANDER is powered by a 1.5-litre MIVEC petrol engine using aluminium block that produces 105 PS at 6,000 rpm and 141 Nm of torque at 4,000 rpm. The XPANDER comes with a four-speed automatic transmission optimized for power and fuel economy. 

Exterior 

The new XPANDER never fails to impress with it’s a striking futuristic design. The XPANDER follows the iteration of the ‘Dynamic Shield’ front design concept, which is incorporated in every newly launched Mitsubishi car. The ‘Dynamic Shield’ expresses high performance and a sense of protection for the passengers and pedestrians.

Aesthetically, the XPANDER comes with a few impressive kit list including LED Headlamps, Crystal blocks LED position lamp and L-illumination LED Tail Lights. The new XPANDER also comes with 16 inch dual-tone alloy wheels. Customers may also explore more adventurous places with the XPANDER’s high ground clearance of 205mm.

Interior 

Moving inside, the XPANDER gets best-in-class spacious cabin with overall height of 1,730mm and overall length of 4,475mm. The new XPANDER is with a 2,775mm wheelbase and 1,750mm width offering more legroom for all its passengers. 

The XPANDER is the only car in its class with fold-flat second and third rows seats providing full luggage space and car-like boot that makes it easier to load larger or longer items. The XPANDER is also fitted with under-seat multi-purpose storage, cargo floor box with lid, third row side pocket and cup holder, centre console box with sliding lid, multiple storage compartments and glove box with double compartment to store all the items needed for a perfect weekend getaway. 

Furthermore, the XPANDER also comes with four roof-mounted air vents for better air distribution towards each passenger promising faster cooling effect for hot days. For entertainment, the XPANDER comes with 9-Inch Audio System with Apple Carplay and Android Auto Ready. 

Safety 

Safety features includes dual SRS airbags, Anti-Lock Braking System (ABS), Electronic Brake-Force Distributor (EBD), Active Stability Control (ASC), Brake Assist System (BA) and Hill Start Assist (HSA). 

Last but not least, the XPANDER also comes with 4.2-inch high contrast meter cluster with important information display such as engine coolant temperature gauge, and warning display for cruise control or low battery in the car key. 

MMM’s Authorised Dealer Package

To further enhance the value of the vehicle, a MMM authorized dealer package is introduced. The MMM authorized dealer package will include features such as All Round Monitor (ARM), Driving Video Recorder (DVR) and Leather Seats. 

ARM uses multiple cameras around the vehicle to create a 360 Degrees bird’s eye view to aid parking and manoeuvring. 

For added peace-of-mind driving, the DVR captures every moment or incident in front of the vehicle while on the move.

Last but not least, the stylish black leather seats further complements the vehicle design and ride comfort for the driver and passengers. 

All these accessories are tested and verified by MMM to be in compliance with Malaysia’s local regulation requirement.

All are encouraged to stay tuned to MMM’s official website https://www.mitsubishi-motors.com.my/ and social media pages Facebook: https://www.facebook.com/MitsubishiMotorsMalaysia/ and Instagram https://www.instagram.com/mitsubishimotorsmalaysia/ for further information.

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