Ready to welcome first batch of the Mitsubishi Xpander 2018 from Indonesia

Updated Oct 23, 2020 | Same topic: Latest Consumer Reports

First batch of the Xpander is expected to hit our shores next month.

Mitsubishi Motors Corporation (MMC) has officially announced its export launch of the Mitsubishi Xpander 2018 to other countries from its manufacturing facility located in Bekasi, Indonesia. And the Philippines will be the first ASEAN market to welcome the all-new MPV. After the Philippines, Thailand will be the second and the third is Vietnam, followed by other global markets in the upcoming months.

The event was attended by Mr. Joko Widodo - Indonesian President, Mr. Airlangga Hartarto from Ministry of Industry and Mr. Osamu Masuko - CEO of MMC.

Mitsubishi Xpander 2018 export launch event

The Philippines will be the first ASEAN market to welcome the all-new MPV

Mr. Masuko expressed his happiness when the company can contribute to Indonesia’s development since its local establishment 50 years ago. He also emphasized that the export of Xpander was a key milestone in the company’s growth in the ASEAN region.

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Besides the Mitsubishi Xpander 2018’s official export launch, the event also highlighted the impressive sales success of the MPV in Indonesia. It is hoped that there will be 30,000 units of the Xpander to be exported within 2018. According to the latest car news, Indonesian dealers have already received 66,000 orders for the MPV.

At present, the Xpander 2018 compromises 50% of production at Bekasi plant of Mitsubishi Motors which is capable of producing 160,000 units a year. To satisfy the massive needs of buyers, the car manufacturer has planned to raise production to 10,000 units per month at the beginning of July.

First batch of the all-new Xpander is expected to hit our shores next month.

Check our up-to-date Mitsubishi Xpander 2018 price in the Philippines and wait for welcoming your upcoming MPV:

Mitsubishi Xpander 2018 price in the Philippines
Model 2017 SRP 2018 SRP Difference
Mitsubishi Xpander GLX M/T N/A ₱885,000 N/A
Mitsubishi Xpander GLX Premium A/T N/A ₱960,000 N/A
Mitsubishi Xpander GLS A/T N/A ₱995,000 N/A
Mitsubishi Xpander GLS Sport A/T N/A ₱1,060,000 N/A

Mitsubishi Xpander 2018 angular front

At present, the Xpander 2018 compromises 50% of production at Bekasi plant of Mitsubishi Motors 

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Know more about Mitsubishi Xpander 2022

Mitsubishi Xpander

The 2022 Mitsubishi Xpander is a seven-seater MPV for the Philippine market. As of the 2022 model year, there are three available variants for this model. There’s the Xpander GLX 1.5 MT, the Xpander GLX 1.5 AT, and the Xpander GLS 1.5 AT. These range in price from Php 1,050,000 to Php 1,180,000. 

Size-wise, the Xpander has a length of 4,595mm, a width of 1,750mm, and a height of 1,750mm. It also has a wheelbase that spans 2,775mm, and a ground clearance of 225mm.  

Under the hood, this Mitsubishi MPV uses a 1.5-liter inline-4 gasoline engine that’s capable of producing up to 103 horsepower and 141 Nm of torque. It then uses a front-wheel-drive layout. Depending on the trim, it either gets a four-speed automatic gearbox, or a five-speed manual transmission. 

₱ 1,050,000 - ₱ 1,180,000

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