The Mitsubishi eX SUV Concept is one of the many car enthusiasts at the 2015 Tokyo Motor Show. Mitsubishi cars have been performing poorly in the American market, but with the introduction of this compact mid-size SUV, the future looks bright for the Japanese automobile manufacturer. With astonishing exterior & interior and choices of engines, the car will be a good option for the lovers of crossovers.
Mitsubishi eX SUV Concept – Latest info:
The upcoming eX SUV is just a combination of the Outlander and the Outlander Sports. It will get the best features from these two models. Concerning construction, the car will feature aluminum alloys, carbon fiber, and light tough steel. It will have the following dimensions: 166 inches length, 70 inches width and 62 inches height.
The latest Mitsubishi front fascia is evident in the Mitsubishi eX SUV Concept car. Having a closer look at the fascia, you will notice sleek headlamps, a revamped grille, and a prominent bumper. Looking at the car on the sides, a roof that slopes backward will catch your attention. The entire exterior will be glazed with angular sculpted lines and will look very curvy. Mitsubishi eX SUV Concept car has a seat configuration that will ensure all occupants enjoy maximum comfort. There will also be a luggage compartment to ensure you travel with all your personal belongings. The entire cabin will feature high-quality materials, and as for the colors, you should expect a good combination of blue and white.
On the side of technology, Mitsubishi eX SUV Concept car features the next generation infotainment system. This system will spot an Intelligent Display which will provide a whole range of information and communication details. The display can be linked to a Smartphone to provide navigation details. Other tech features expected in the car include Wi-Fi and GPS positioning. Concerning safety and security, Mitsubishi eX SUV Concept car is equipped with a rearview camera, lane departure warnings, traffic alerts, and road-sign recognition system.
Mitsubishi eX SUV Concept – Under the hood:
The upcoming Mitsubishi crossover will be a plug-in hybrid electric vehicle. It will have two electric motors and a lithium-ion battery. The motors will generate 192 hp and around 200 lb-ft of torque. The 45 kWh battery will provide a range of 250 miles at a constant speed of 43 mph.
Power will be transmitted to all wheels, making the eX SUV an all-wheel drive one. In order to make the car more balanced and stable, one motor will be placed on the front side while the other on the rear side. The battery will be placed in the car compartment.
The Mitsubishi SUV will offer maximum fuel economy and keep the environment safe. There is no doubt about this as the car will not use gasoline or diesel.
Mitsubishi eX SUV Concept – Release Date, Price, and Competition:
The starting price of the eX SUV is estimated at $30,000. You should expect to pay more for the trim levels, that is, if they will be available. The car is expected to appear in the American market in 2018. The European markets will get the car later, probably in the last quarter of 2018 or early 2019.