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Mitsubishi Motors Corporation, the Tokyo based automaker, is preparing to launch its popular RVR urban crossover in India. This Japanese car maker is introducing its second SUV in the country after Mitsubishi Outlander in a quest to consolidate its position in the SUV segment. To be positioned below Outlander, Mitsubishi RVR is expected to be launched by the end of 2012.
In terms of design, this vehicle has inherited many features from its siblings like Evo X and Outlander. The car will be priced within price bracket of Rs. 14 to 16 Lacs in the premium SUV segment. Therefore, RVR will challenge crossovers like Chevrolet Captiva, Hyundai Santa Fe, Honda CR-V, Maruti Suzuki Grand Vitara, Skoda Yeti and Toyota Fortuner.
The elegantly styled interiors of this 5-seater crossover possess several arrangements for ensuring the comfort, convenience and safety of passengers. Interiors have been styled quite graciously using soft padding, genuine quality leather and mesh fabric. Silver highlights accenting black keynote colour scheme add to the sporty character to Mitsubishi RVR. Some other contrasting features of upcoming Mitsubishi RVR are exquisite HID headlights, glass roof with LED illumination.
Engines & Specifications of Mitsubishi RVR
Mitsubishi RVR is assimilated with a powerful 1.8 L turbocharged direct-injection diesel engine, which has a displacement of 1800 cc. 4 valves per cylinder engine is combined with 6 CVT transmission mechanism in the DOHC valvetrain. The power-packed fuel injected engine that has a capacity to deliver power of 137 hp at 4200 rpm and has maximum torque of 172 Nm at 4200 rpm. Besides standard front wheel drive, customers can also choose from all-wheel drive for off-roading terrains. Moreover, it has an advanced suspension system that features MacPherson strut at the front and multi-link at the rear.
Performance of Mitsubishi RVR
Despite its compactness in comparison to conventional SUVs, Mitsubishi RVR provides optimum on-road experience. The option of 4-wheel drive ensures smoother ride, even on off-road terrains. It has an electrically-boosted power steering to ensure better handling and accurate responses. With such features, the vehicle will be able to deliver exceptional performance, thus cementing the position of the car maker in the Indian market.
Exterior, Interior & Safety Features of Mitsubishi RVR
The compact crossover from Japanese car maker has an elegant exteriors with a muscular appearance. Prominent body textures, gracious glass roofline, high definition discharge headlights and large wheels trims are some of the highlights of this compact crossover. Its aerodynamic design enables easy handling and smooth ride to deliver best-in-class fuel efficiency.
The sports vehicle has a driver-oriented cabin and features several arrangements for comfort, convenience and safety of the occupants. The interiors of this crossover exude elegance, which complement its exteriors. Magnesium steering wheel paddles, symmetrical centre console and steering-mounted controls are some of the other highlights of the interiors of this car.
Apart from the elegantly designed exteriors and interiors, this vehicle also sports several active and passive safety arrangements. Its notable safety features of the crossover include seven safety airbags, anti-lock braking system, brake assist, brake override, active stability control, hill start assist and tyre pressure monitoring system.
|Price||Rs.14 lakhs to Rs.16 lakhs|
1.8 L turbocharged direct-injection diesel, 1800 cc engine, DOHC valvetrain, 6 CVT transmission, 137 hp at 4200 rpm, torque of 172 Nm at 4200 rpm
Comments on Mitsubishi RVR
I read about trhe feature3s.The safety features are excellent. The engine power also very Good/ Good enough to meet the SUV requirement. But 1.8litre capacity engine can develope little more power could have better performance.. The Front grille and shape is not suiteable for an SUV Looks aukward. I think Mitsubishi will Defenitely do some change to the frontside- to provide some angle of approach sothat that area becoms smart and looks very Good. 23 Degree angle of approach . The appeasrence becomes excellent and become a real SUV.September 28, 2012by Joseph.N.J
best design carSeptember 26, 2012by Piyush Chopada
Mitsubishi RVR ( Outlander Sports in USA ) is an excellent cross over SUV. Please let us know the Exact Launch Schedule.
Warm best regards.
Tuhin B SinhaSeptember 06, 2012by Tuhin B Sinha
I'm looking forward to this car.September 06, 2012by Dpharichandan
with a 18l engine mitsubishi should price the car between 12 and 16 lakhs,it will work wonders for the company in India.September 03, 2012by Amitabh Kapoor
the prise wiill be high for this if the price of this model is 9 to 12 lakh it will be a milestone for mitsubishi in indin suv marketJune 27, 2012by Dilip Pelmahale
RVR.price is high for this modle.9to12L.its good price and mitsubishi company has good engine.January 14, 2012by Parveen Jaglan
car seems similar to outlander. price will be ok between 13 to 15 lacs. if it comes between ths than it can become a milestone for mitsubishi in the indian market.December 27, 2011by Yajur
RVR, price seems high. within the range of 10-13L will be ok.
thomas george, bahrainNovember 20, 2011by Thomas George
RVR, price is high for this model. 10-13L may be good.
Thomas GeorgeNovember 20, 2011by Thomas George
SHAPE IS SOMEWHAT LIKE CRV. HOWEVER, THERE IS BIG CHANGE UNDER THE HOOD.November 03, 2011by Dimple
Mitsubishi company has good engine. I'll go 4 it..October 31, 2011by Jaimeen
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Jun 23, 201010:10 IST by Payal Pathak
Mitsubishi intends to launch a new compact crossover model RVR in the Indian market soon, reports Autocar. The new model will be based on Outlander Platform and will have the same wheelbase. The...
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