Mitsubishi Motors Malaysia (MMM) has introduced alongside its 2021 financial yr earnings outcomes that the Xpander has retained the title of finest-marketing non-national MPV in Malaysia. With 9,065 models of the locally-assembled 7-seater purchased within the 2021 cash yr ending March 2022, this contributed to 47.2% of the model’s normally earnings on this time interval.
All spherical, Mitsubishi provided 19,217 fashions within the financial yr of 2021, representing a rise of 66% greater than its determine for the economical 12 months of 2020 inspite of complete area amount in Malaysia buying shrunk by 6.7%, it said. Mitsubishi states the achievement locations it “comfortably within the prime 3 locations of the non-countrywide automotive class”.
A worth hike of RM1,949 for the Xpander to RM91,369 (on-the-road with no insurance coverage plan) was declared on the beginning of this thirty day interval, which MMM attributed to “cost-up constraints” because of boosts within the charges of sources and logistics, nonetheless the promoting worth revision was launched with the great SST exemption nevertheless factored in.
“We’re educated that a considerable amount of our customers objective to order their vehicles earlier than the SST exemption expires by the conclusion of June. We’re persevering with our only efforts to satisfy the reserving figures, and now we have now larger our technology potential though holding a considerable diploma of merchandise high quality,” Mitsubishi Motors Malaysia CEO Shinya Ikeda said in a press release.
The Xpander for the Malaysian market place is produced in Pekan, Pahang on the Hicom Automotive Firms facility, and Malaysia is the third nation to supply the MPV following Indonesia and Vietnam.
Powering the Xpander is a 4A91 1.5 litre MIVEC clearly aspirated petrol engine creating 105 PS and 141 Nm of torque, and generate is despatched to the doorway wheels by way of a four-velocity computerized gearbox. Exterior equipment on the Xpander consists of bi-LED reflector headlamps with LED daytime functioning lights and 16-inch dual-tone alloy wheels.
Within the meantime on the inside, machines contains quilted leather-based seats, a 9.-inch touchscreen head gadget with Apple CarPlay/Android Auto, 360-degree digicam system with dashcam and much more. For cover gear, the seven-seater MPV receives two airbags, Belly muscle groups, EBD, steadiness command, hill start help as very effectively as Isofix infant seat anchors.
GALLERY: Mitsubishi Xpander in Malaysia