Body weight in 2018 Mitsubishi L200 is expected to be reduced significantly to improve fuel economy. The performance will definitely improve with the use of powerful drivetrain.
Mitsubishi has launched the L200 series back in 1978. Since then there has been a lot of changes in this truck. This present generation of trucks will mark the fifth generation of the series. Looks have been enhanced, and new designed have been introduced in both the interior and exterior parts of this pickup.
Release Date and expected price range
2018 Mitsubishi L200 makers have not announced any release date for their upcoming vehicle. This truck is expected to hit the market by the end of 2017.
Release date might be postponed for a few weeks and officially launched in 2018. Price ranges in various trim levels will vary with the base models having a price tag of $25,000.
Multiple Engine choice will provide fans with more options
2018 Mitsubishi L200 is going to have two engines. Base models will be given an upgraded powertrain setup far more superior than its forerunners. As of now, it is expected to carry a MIVEC engine which will have four-cylinders besides having 2.4-liter fuel capacity. This engine will be able to generate a power of 151 HP and produce 280 lb-ft torque.
The second drivetrain is going to be a turbocharged unit with four cylinders which will also have 2.4-liter fuel capacity. This engine will also run on diesel and will produce a torque and of 317 lb-ft and an optimum power of 178 HP.
Fuel economy will be quite high as compared to what the previous models had generated. On city roads, fuel economy will be about 32 mpg while those on highways will be around 35 mpg. Transmission is going to be either 5-speed automatic or 5-speed manual. All-wheel drive feature is going to be present in this truck.
2018 Mitsubishi L200 Updated Specs and New Additions
New upgrades will make this pickup truck more stylish and elegant. Four doors will be present along with new grille design and superior quality chrome. There will be six openings in this new grille setup. Mitsubishi logo will sit in the center along with large bumper and fog lights beside it. LED-equipped headlamps will be present along with freshly designed tail lights.
Use of Aluminum fibers has reduced the body weight considerably. This has improved fuel efficiency and made this truck economically valuable. New 21-inch wheels have been installed which carry great panache about it. Cabin space has been readjusted to make it more comfortable than before. New infotainment system will have a wider display screen and much more apps in it. Technologies like GPRS navigation, USB ports, Wi-Fi as well as Bluetooth services will be present.
Seats have been designed with high-quality leather upholstery which will make rides more comfortable. Safety measures like a Blind spot monitors, Adaptive cruise controls, Airbags, Lane departure as well as keeping assist, Rearview mirrors, Anti-lock brakes, and much more will be present in 2018 Mitsubishi L200.