Mitsubishi Motors Philippines Corporation Introduces the Xpander Cross
Manila – Mitsubishi Motors Philippines Corporation (MMPC) introduces the XPANDER CROSS in the Philippine market. The XPANDER CROSS is positioned to be the top variant of the Mitsubishi top selling nameplate.
The XPANDER CROSS is a family-friendly 7-seater crossover MPV built with solid SUV styling, comfortable and pleasant drivability, as well as a spacious, practical and versatile interior design.
The XPANDER was first launched in the Philippines in 2018. It immediately gained strong traction in the market as it sold 13,494 units during the first year and now has a total of 36,168. Currently the XPANDER is the best-selling MPV in its category in the country and it has contributes 30% in the total sales of MMPC. The XPANDER also won numerous awards from highly recognized award giving bodies that validates the XPANDER is a value for money vehicle.
With the popularity and the many awards the XPANDER has achieved, MMC further expands the vehicle’s capabilities as it adds a rugged sporty style and toughness to the comfortable and versatile 7-seater MPV.
“The XPANDER is a very important nameplate to MMPC as it fits many of the vehicle requirements of Filipinos. It provides the reliable performance, spacious and comfortable interior, host of safety features and a very bold design. Now with the entry of the XPANDER CROSS, its added features, we see renewed potential to the already successful Xpander nameplate.” Said by MMPC President and CEO Mr. Mutsuhiro Oshikiri.
With the tagline “Live Extra”, the XPANDER CROSS challenges Filipino families to break away from the regular work-to-home routine and live life to the fullest. Now with a class-leading high ground clearance and robust design, the XPANDER CROSS enables its owners to explore more adventurous terrains. The launch campaign of the XPANDER CROSS also features a celebrity family as its brand ambassadors. “The Arellano family is the best representation of a modern and adventurous Filipino family. Despite their hectic schedule, both Drew and Iya are still able to balance a fun and healthy lifestyle. They both excel in their professional careers, are known for their sporty lifestyle and still manage to be amazing parents to their kids.” – Alvin Dalida, MMPC’s First Vice President for Marketing and Sales Division.
Dynamic Exterior Design
The XPANDER CROSS reflects the DNA of the Mitsubishi Motors Corporation through its Dynamic Shield design that projects the balance of powerful performance and reassuring sense of protection. To further exude the sporty SUV image, the XPANDER CROSS is equipped the following:
- Protective lower bumper ‘skid plate’
- LED headlights and fog lamps
- 17-inch Alloy wheels
- Wheel arch molding and Side body garnish
- Roof rail
Outstanding Driving Performance
The XPANDER CROSS is engineered with a 1.5L MIVEC (Mitsubishi Innovative Valve timing Electronic Control system) gasoline engine DOHC 16 Valve that generates reliable power and fuel efficiency. Thanks to high-performance sound absorbing and vibration blocking materials installed in the engine, the XPANDER CROSS is the top level of its class (near 80% articulation index).
Now with the class-leading 225mm ground clearance, combined with a special tuned suspension with a rebound spring the XPANDER CROSS is capable of traversing more challenging terrains without compromising ride comfort.
To further enhance driving comfort, the XPANDER CROSS is designed with a wide windshield and high seating position that provides good visibility for the driver and is also equipped with a cruise control features to lessen fatigue during long drives.
Designed with users in mind
The 7-seater XPANDER CROSS has a commendable spacious cabin that is complemented with versatile seats that can be configured in various positions to accommodate different space or seat requirements. The second and third row seats are capable of folding flat and with no gaps to accommodate large cargo load.
All of these are combined with a luxurious interior design dominated by black with brown accents on the dashboard, as well as the seats covered with dual tone leather. At the head unit there is a 7-inch touch screen audio with reverse camera.
Traveling with family is even more comfortable with power outlets pinned on the front, middle and rear rows. For loose items, the XPANDER CROSS offers ample storage spaces.
- Length x Width x Height (mm) 4.500mm x 1.800mm x 1.750mm
- Engine 1.5L MIVEC DOHC 16 Valve Transmission 4 speed AT, Drive Front wheel drive 2WD
**Complete information can be found in the brochure or log on to xpander.mmpc.ph
Colors and Price:
XPANDER CROSS SRP: Php 1,255,000.00
- Quartz White Pearl
- Sterling Silver Metallic
- Graphite Grey Metallic
- Sunrise Orange