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Mitsubishi Xpander’s 1.5L MIVEC engine, is it powerful enough?

Mitsubishi Motors Malaysia has previewed the highly-anticipated 2020 Mitsubishi Xpander in Malaysia. Prices of the Xpander will be announced in November and it will rival the Honda BR-V, Perodua Aruz, and Toyota Rush. Like its core rivals, the upcoming Mitsubishi Xpander is powered by a 1.5-litre four-cylinder engine. Codenamed 4A91, this naturally-aspirated petrol engine is good for 105 PS and 141 Nm. It also gets MIVEC variable valve timing on the intake and as well as timing chain. The 4A9-se


Oct 26, 2020

Mitsubishi Xpander 2020 – enjin 1.5L MIVEC dengan 105 PS, cukup power ke?

Mitsubishi Xpander Minggu lepas Mitsubishi Motors Malaysia (MMM) telah membuat prebiu rasmi Mitsubishi Xpander 2020 di Malaysia. Harga Xpander bakal diumumkan pada bulan November ini dan ia bakal berdepan saingan daripada Honda BR-V, Perodua Aruz, dan Toyota Rush. Sama seperti pesaingnya yang lain, Mitsubishi Xpander dilengkapi dengan enjin 1.5 liter 4 silinder petrol. Enjin yang berkod 4A91 ini menghasilkan 105 PS dan 141 Nm tork. Sistem MIVEC variable valve timing juga di bahagian kemasukan ud

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Oct 26, 2020

More Mitsubishi hybrids planned for ASEAN, Xpander Hybrid by 2023

Mitsubishi Motors Corporation is sees hybrid models in Southeast Asia as a key component of their electrification strategy to stay competitive in the region, Chief Executive Takao Kato told Reuters recently in an interview. While some Southeast Asian countries are promoting adoption of battery electric vehicles (BEVs) as a way to cut carbon dioxide (CO2) emissions, Kato said that conventional petrol-electric and plug-in hybrid systems are "probably a more realistic choice for the region for now"


Dec 22, 2020

Price confirmed at RM 91k, 2020 Mitsubishi Xpander launched in Malaysia - cheaper than BR-V

Looks like the price of the locally-assembled (CKD) 2020 Mitsubishi Xpander has been finally announced and it starts from RM 91,369 (excluding SST which is valid until 31-December 2020). The 7-seater SUV has been well-received by Malaysians with 2,000 bookings made since its announcement on 22-October 2020. At this price, the Xpander sounds like good value considering it is the largest B-segment SUV in Malaysia. It’s also cheaper than the Honda BR-V 1.5 V which starts from RM 93,420. There’s onl

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Nov 5, 2020

Thailand finally gets the 2020 Mitsubishi Xpander facelift

Mitsubishi Motors Thailand has just introduced the 2020 Mitsubishi Xpander facelift in the Kingdom, roughly 7 months after the facelifted model was first introduced in Indonesia. New addition to the Thai-spec Xpander facelift include a restyle front grille, new 16-inch dual-tone alloy wheels, as well as a shark-fin antenna. The rest of the SUV remain unchanged. As before, power is derived from a 1.5-litre naturally-aspirated MIVEC petrol engine that does 105 PS and 141 Nm – not exactly ground-br


Oct 9, 2020

Mitsubishi ASX tamat pengeluaran, tiada model pengganti?

Mitsubishi Motors Malaysia telah mengesahkan kepada Wapcar.my bahawa Mitsubishi ASX telah ditamatkan pengeluaran sejak Januari 2021. SUV kompak segmen C tersebut telah dilancarkan sejak tahun 2010 lagi. Ketika ini, tiada model lain yang dilaporkan akan menggantikan Mitsubishi ASX. Bagi pembaca yang tertanya-tanya mengenai Mitsubishi Eclipse Cross, maklumat awal yang diterima adalah model ini juga tidak akan ditawarkan di Malaysia atas faktor harga. Eclipse Cross juga ada ditawarkan di Indonesia.


Apr 12, 2021

Mitsubishi Xpander 2020 'facelift' dilancarkan di Vietnam, bakal menjadi CKD

Mitsubishi Motors Vietnam (MMV) baru sahaja melancarkan Mitsubishi Xpander 2020 facelift di Vietnam. Bukan itu saja, mereka juga mempunyai rancangan untuk memasang MPV yang popular di Binh Duong (hanya satu jam perjalanan dari Bandar Ho Chi Minh) sebagai pemasangan tempatan (CKD) mulai bulan Ogos 2020. Tidak banyak yang berubah pada Xpander facelift ini, hanya sedikit perubahan yang kebanyakannya adalah kosmetik seperti gril depan baru, roda baru dan antena sirip jerung. Mitsubishi juga telah me

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Jul 23, 2020

Mitsubishi Lancer Evo IX Wagon - the first and last of its kind?

Picture this: it’s 2005. Pre-pandemic days, and you’re right in between hundreds of people watching cars roll in a mall’s parking space. It’s car show weekend, and with ears honed through many rev battles you could probably tell what’s heading just by exhaust noise. It's a Lancer Evo...or is it? “Yeah, that’s an Evo”, you confidently tell your mate as the familiar low-rev burble is accompanied by a familiar face. Sharp headlights, ‘move over’ grin, three diamonds on the grille - yup, that’s the


Aug 1, 2020

What does the local-assembly Mitsubishi Outlander 2.4L bring us?

After Mitsubishi Outlander 2.0L CKD, the fully-imported Mitsubishi Outlander 2.4 4WD, also introduced the local-assembly edition. The price is RM 155K (OTR without insurance). The power comes from the 2.4-litre naturally-aspirated MIVEC four-cylinder as before, which brings 166 hp and 222 Nm of torque. The transmission is still INVECS-III CVT (Continuously Variable Transmission). In addition, most equipment unchanged, including the 2.4 gettings LED headlights, an electric parking brake, a sunroo


Jul 20, 2019

Mitsubishi Lancer Evo IX Wagon - yang pertama dan yang terakhir?

Bayangkan ini: Tahun 2005. Hari pra-pandemik, dan anda benar-benar berada di antara ratusan orang yang menyaksikan kereta menyusur di tempat letak kenderaan di pusat membeli-belah. Ia adalah pertunjukan kereta hujung minggu, dan dengan telinga yang digerakkan oleh banyak pertempuran, anda mungkin dapat mengetahui apa yang akan tiba hanya dengan bunyi ekzosnya. Ia adalah Lancer Evo...atau adakah ia benar? "Yeah, itu ialah Evo", anda dengan yakin memberitahu pasangan anda kerana deruman putaran re


Aug 4, 2020

2020 Mitsubishi Xpander facelift launched in Vietnam, to be CKD

Not only has Mitsubishi Motors Vietnam (MMV) launched the 2020 Mitsubishi Xpander facelift in Vietnam, they also have plans to locally assemble (CKD) the popular MPV at the Binh Duong (just an hour's drive from the Ho Chi Minh City) starting from August 2020. Not much has changed on the facelifted Xpander, the only few changes are mostly cosmetics like a new front grille, new wheels and a shark fin antenna. Mitsubishi has also upgraded the headlights to LED fitments. On the inside, the new Xpand


Jul 21, 2020

2021 Mitsubishi Triton Athlete teased, launching in Malaysia on 8 April

A teaser video of the 2021 Mitsubishi Triton Athlete has been released on Mitsubishi Motors Malaysia (MMM)’s Facebook page. The new Mitsubishi Triton Athlete will be launched via livestream through MMM’s Facebook page and YouTube channel next week, 8 April. Being a teaser, not much can be seen apart from the Triton’s silhouette and the LED DRLs. The Triton Athlete appears to feature the “Flying Sports Bar” as seen in the Adventure X variant. Apart from that, we’ll need to wait until the reveal t


Apr 2, 2021

Review: Mitsubishi Outlander 2.0 4WD; Long in the tooth but still worthy of attention

The Mitsubishi Outlander has been on sale in Malaysia since 2017 and calling it a little long in the tooth is an understatement. The model itself has been in its third generation since 2013 and looking at the spec sheet, we have to say that the 7-seater C-segment SUV is in serious need of an overhaul. But spec sheet aside, is the Outlander still worthy of your consideration? When you say 7-seater C-segment SUV, the Outlander rarely comes to mind over competitors like the Nissan X-Trail and the K


Sep 23, 2020

New 2020 Mitsubishi Triton Quest is a low riding tuner truck, most affordable pick-up in Malaysia

With pick-up truck prices creeping up over the years, Mitsubishi Motors Malaysia has lowered the entry price to own a new pick-up truck with the 2020 Mitsubishi Triton Quest. At RM 79,890, the Triton Quest is the most affordable pick-up truck in Malaysia and it’s aimed at small business owners/commercial users. The Triton Quest is powered by a 2.5-litre turbo-diesel making 110 PS and 200 Nm of torque. It loses out on the higher range Triton’s 2.4-litre aluminium block MIVEC engine that makes 181


Nov 14, 2019

Mitsubishi Lancer Evolution X called to escort Covid-19 vaccines in Malaysia

The important news over the weekend was the arrival of the first batch of Pfizer-BioNTech Covid-19 vaccine in Malaysia. But we’re more interested that the vaccine was escorted by 2 angry looking Mitsubishi Lancer Evolution X police cars. It has been a while since the Royal Malaysian Police’s (PDRM) Evo X has appeared on the news, the model has been flying under the radar for years. These high-powered Evo X were delivered to PDRM back in 2008 and were known as Helang Lebuhraya Polis or Police Hig


Feb 22, 2021

Barang Rare: Mitsubishi Lancer Evolution Wagon. Minat Evo dan wagon? Ini jawapan anda!

Di Malaysia, masih terdapat ramai peminat kereta jenis wagon. Wagon merupakan jenis kereta yang semakin lama semakin pupus. Atas sebab inilah, harga kereta wagon semakin meningkat. Apa yang kami temui baru-baru ini lebih baik. Ini adalah Mitsubishi Lancer Evolution Wagon! Dibangunkan daripada rekaan Mitsubishi Lancer Evolution IX, varian wagon ini sememangnya jarang ditemui. Berapa jarang model Mitsubishi Lancer Evo Wagon ini dihasilkan? Hanya 2,500 unit kereta ini dihasilkan di seluruh dunia! W


Aug 11, 2020

The 2020 Mitsubishi Xpander's 2,775 mm wheelbase is more than the Toyota Innova's

Back in 2019, Mitsubishi Motors Malaysia confirmed that they will be introducing the its first affordable 7-seater - the Xpander - in 2020. Wait, there's a facelifted model? Yes, a couple of weeks ago, Mitsubishi Motors Indonesia introduced the facelifted Xpander, giving its popular people mover some new features. New features added to the Xpander include redesigned 16-inch alloy wheels, rear demister, a new head unit, 6 speakers, and a reverse camera. Just how popular is the Xpander? In 2019, M


Mar 16, 2020

Mitsubishi Xpander Hybrid planned for 2023, 1 of 5 new xEVs announced

Mitsubishi Motors Corporation (MMC) is accelerating its push into electrified vehicles with 5 models planned in the future. One of those models planned is the hybrid version of the Mitsubishi Xpander. The hybrid version of the eccentric-looking SUV is planned for launch in 2023 as part of Mitsubishi’s plan to have electrified vehicles account for half of its global sale by 2030. But before that, Mitsubishi is expected to launch the Eclipse Cross PHEV in Japan in December 2020. This is followed b

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Nov 3, 2020

Used Proton Inspira for RM 20k! This or the Mitsubishi Lancer?

It has been 5 years since Proton has discontinued sales of the Proton Inspira, but demand for the car has yet to wane and finding a good used unit is like looking for a needle in the haystack. But for RM 20,000, should you still get a used Proton Inspira or should you just opt for the Inspira’s donor car, the Mitsubishi Lancer instead? The Proton Inspira has always been an interesting product. It came years after Proton has proudly moved on from just rebadging Mitsubishi vehicles and started pro


Dec 17, 2020

Mitsubishi Triton Athlete 2021 diacah, sah dilancarkan di Malaysia minggu depan!

Model trak pikap dengan aksesori tambahan adalah trend yang sedang melanda pasaran ketika ini. Justeru itu, tidak hairanlah jika Mitsubishi Motors Malaysia turut mengumumkan pelancaran model Mitsubishi Triton Athlete pada 8 April 2021 jam 10 pagi. Model Mitsubishi Triton Athlete adalah trak pikap gaya hidup daripada Mitsubishi. Ia pertama kali dilancarkan pada tahun 2019, seperti biasa di Thailand dan hanya menjengah ke Malaysia pada tahun 2021. Kehadiran Mitsubishi Triton Athlete juga akan meny


Apr 2, 2021

SUV or MPV? What kind of car is the 2020 Mitsubishi Xpander?

Bookings for the 2020 Mitsubishi Xpander is now open. The 1.5-litre naturally aspirated MIVEC engine Xpander is locally-assembled in Pekan but a common question that consumers have is, is it an MPV or an SUV? The short answer is that it’s neither, but if we have to pick one, it will be an SUV, and that’s how we refer to it in all our articles on the Xpander. Yes, we recognize that there’s an even more SUV-like derivative model known as the Xpander Cross, currently on sale in Thailand, Indonesia,


Oct 23, 2020

Mitsubishi Xpander outsells Toyota Avanza by 155x in Vietnam in Jan 2021!

There's good sales, and then there's absolutely dominant sales. The latter is an honour the Mitsubishi Xpander proudly wears in Vietnam, thanks to Mitsubishi Motors Vietnam selling 2,793 units of the 7-seater there in January 2021. According to data published by Vietnamese media, the Xpander grabbed 78.1% market share of all MPVs sold there last month. It's actually rather jarring to see how none of its competitors could even come close - no other offering could even crack the '300 units sold' m


Feb 23, 2021

Mitsubishi Xpander 2020 vs sedan segmen B baru. Harga lebih kurang, dapat 7 tempat duduk. Bagus ke?

Mitsubishi Xpander Mitsubishi Xpander 2020 baru sahaja dilancarkan pada 22 Oktober 2020. Crossover segmen B ini merupakan satu-satunya kenderaan 7 penumpang berbanding kenderaan lain yang baru dilancarkan menjelang penghujung tahun 2020. Pilihan yang jelas jika anda sedang mencari-cari sebuah kenderaan 7 penumpang namun dengan julat harga lebih kurang, adakah anda patut mengambil Mitsubishi Xpander berbanding Honda City, Nissan Almera atau Toyota Vios. Segmen lain, tak boleh banding? Kali ini ki


Oct 24, 2020

Kenapa Mitsubishi Xpander begitu popular? Ini pandangan media Indonesia

Kereta jenis MPV sememangnya laku keras di Indonesia, lebih-lebih lagi bagi segmen Low-Multipurpose Vehicle (LVMP) yang mendominasi pasaran kenderaan awam di negara itu. Mitsubishi Xpander yang dilancarkan di sana sejak tahun 2017 menjadi salah satu bukti kejayaan kenderaan 7 tempat duduk itu – 30 ribu unit terjual kali pertama ia diperkenalkan. Mitsubishi Xpander 2020 facelift yang memasuki pasaran Indonesia pada bulan Mac lalu dijual pada harga sekitar IDR 218 juta – 292 juta (~RM 61,160.79 –


Sep 25, 2020

Mitsubishi Triton vs Toyota Hilux vs Isuzu D-Max – pertarungan trak pikap ‘urban’

Anda sedang mencari trak pikap ‘urban’? Kami tahu terdapat banyak pilihan di pasaran sekarang dan semuanya agak baik. Tetapi itu bukan bermakna kami di WapCar tidak akan membantu anda untuk membuat pilihan diantara trak pikap yang ada di pasaran. Mitsubishi Triton 2.4 Adventure X 2020 Dengan warna Sun Flare Orange Pearl yang menyerlah, Mitsubishi Triton Adventure X ini dilengkapi dengan enjin 2.4 liter turbodiesel yang menghasilkan 181 PS dan 430 Nm. Soal kualiti pemanduan dan keselesaan jangan

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Jan 20, 2021

Video: Mitsubishi Xpander is a practical 7-seater worth waiting for

The Mitsubishi Xpander has long been on sale in neighbouring countries for years and has quickly risen to become one of the most popular 7-seater SUV. In Indonesia for example, the Mitsubishi Xpander was the second best-selling car in 2018 having only going on sale in the country in late 2017. Mitsubishi Motors Malaysia (MMM) has recently confirmed that they will be launching the long-awaited Mitsubishi Xpander in 2020. The reason for its delayed arrival to Malaysia is due to the preparations fo

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Dec 4, 2019

Mitsubishi Xpander 2020, bayaran bulanan minimum RM 1,075 sahaja?

Mitsubishi Xpander Mitsubishi Xpander tiba dengan ringkas dan tepat di Malaysia. Tiada perbezaan varian, ditawarkan kelengkapan yang secukup rasa dan menjadi satu-satunya model Mitsubishi di Malaysia bawah RM 100k. Sejujurnya, ia sedikit sebanyak menyegarkan pasaran MPV tempatan yang kian suram. Pilihan warna juga sangat menarik, ringkas dan mudah. Pembeli ditawarkan dengan 4 pilihan warna iaitu Titanium Grey, Quartz White, Diamond Black dan Red Metallic. Crossover 7 tempat duduk ini juga dileng


Nov 11, 2020

2020 Mitsubishi Outlander PHEV plugs in for Thailand launch – Malaysia when?

Looks like Thailand will finally be getting the 2020 Mitsubishi Outlander PHEV pretty soon. Launched in 2012, it was the world’s first plug-in hybrid SUV in the market and a best-seller for Mitsubishi in many markets. According to our friends at Autofun Thailand, the Thai-spec Outlander PHEV will be assembled in Thailand and would be launched at the 37th Thailand International Motor Expo on 1-December 2020. The team was given a preview of the upcoming electric rival to the recently launched MG H

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Nov 2, 2020

Truck wars: Mitsubishi Triton vs Toyota Hilux vs Isuzu D-Max

Shopping for a truck? Well, you're in luck! It's no understatement to say that when it comes to trucks, you're spoiled for choice, because the competitors in this segment are of such high quality. That doesn't mean we won't try to help you make an informed buying decision. 2020 Mitsubishi Triton 2.4 Adventure X Coming in with an eye-catching Sun Flare Orange Pearl, is the 2020 Mitsubishi Triton 2.4 Adventure X. Packing 181 PS & 430 Nm and Mitsubishi's rallying know-how, the Triton promises on-ro


Jan 19, 2021

Priced from RM 141k, the 2021 Mitsubishi Triton Athlete could run rings around the Hilux Rogue

Following last week’s teaser video, Mitsubishi Motors Malaysia (MMM) has just officially launched the 2021 Mitsubishi Triton Athlete. Replacing the Triton Adventure X, the Triton Athlete is now the flagship variant of the local Triton line-up with prices starting from RM 141,500 (on-the-road, 10% SST inclusive). That's a full RM 3,600 more but what are the extra features you get on the new flagship? Just like the rest of the Triton line-up, the Athlete is fully imported (CBU) from Laem Chabang,

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Apr 8, 2021