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2011 Mitsubishi RVR news, pictures, specifications, and information
Mitsubishi Motors Corporation announced that its all-new compact crossover Mitsubishi RVR went on sale throughout Japan from February 17, 2010. The Mitsubishi RVR is an ideal compact crossover which achieves superior utility and running performance, excellent environmental efficiency (all models qualify for the Japanese domestic eco-car tax reduction), and a refined interior and exterior in a compact size at an accessible price ( 1,785,000 ' 2,449,650, consumption tax included).

The new Mitsubishi RVR provides outstanding fuel efficiency from its lightweight, compact body. With the panoramic field of view of an SÚV, the Mitsubishi RVR is easy to drive and provides turn-on-a-dime maneuverability. The vehicle is the ideal compact crossover, wîth ample luggage space for every application from daily driving to leisure outings.

The power train combines a 1.8-liter, 16-valve DOHC MIVEC engine wîth an INVECS-III sport mode 6-speed CVT. The vehicle features a regenerative braking system (high-efficiency electric power generation control), electric power §teering, improved aerodynamics and other low-fuel consumption technologies down to fine detail, resulting in a 75% reduction from the Japanese FY 2005 emissions gas standards and exceeding the FY 2010 fuel efficiency requirements by 15%. All models qualify for the Japanese eco-car tax reduction (50% tax reduction to promote the popularization of environmentally-friendly cars).

The Mitsubishi RVR also incorporates super-wide HID headlights which provide a wide, ultra-bright beam for safe night driving, a panoramic glass roof (with LED illumination) for a sense of spaciousness during the day and a romantic ambiance at night, and push-button ignition. The vehicle has a refined and sporty interior wîth a black color scheme, silver highlights, and smooth, soft padding.

The Mitsubishi RVR is equipped wîth an advanced in-car entertainment including a terrestrial digital TV tuner HDD navigation system and a 'link system' wîth ÚSB, Bluetooth and other connections for music players and other external devices.


'Jet fighter' grille, the design identity of Mitsubishi Motors, on the front mask.

Sporty, energetic exterior lines and a curving roof line wîth superior aerodynamics considering front, side and rear drag reduction, to express a dynamic silhouette.

LED brake lights at the rear which provide superior visibility.

Available in eight body colors including two new colors 'Titanium Metallic Gray' and 'Kawasemi Metallic Blue,' which resembles the stunning azure feathers of the kingfisher (kawasemi in Japanese).


Comfortable passenger interior using smooth, soft padding, mesh fabric, and a sporty appearance wîth silver highlights accenting the black keynote color scheme.

Elegance wîth plating on the gearshift frame and a genuine leather-trimmed §teering wheel and gearshift knob.


Compact body wîth a total length of 4,295mm; superior packaging featuring a panoramic field of view for easy travel around town.

Comfortable interior space and superior stability from the 2,670 mm-long wheel base.

Power Train

The power train combines a high-output, high fuel efficiency 1.8-liter, 16-valve DOHC MIVEC engine (maximum output: 102kW139PS/6,000rpm; maximum torque: 172Nm 17.5kgfm / 4,200rpm) wîth a paddle shift INVECS-III sport mode 6-speed CVT. Low (Japanese 10-15 mode) fuel consumption at the best level in its class of 15.2km/L for 2WD and 15.0km/L for 4WD models, achieved from a regenerative braking system (high efficiency electric power generation control), electric power §teering, reduced friction engine and other fuel efficiency technologies combined wîth improved aerodynamic performance, resulting in a 75% reduction from the Japanese FY 2005 emissions gas standards ( ) and exceeding the Japanese FY 2010 fuel efficiency requirements by 15%. All models qualify for the Japanese eco-car tax reduction (50% tax reduction to promote the popularization of environmentally-friendly cars).

4WD System

The 4WD models adopt the electronically controlled 4WD system also used for the Outlander and the Delica D:5 that tailors traction control to the front and rear wheels to match driving conditions, where a selector gives the driver the choice of three driving modes (2WD, 4WD AÚTO and 4WD LOCK).

Vehicle Control Technologies

Active Stability Control (ASC) is standard equipment on all 4WD models (and a factory option on 2WD models). ASC supports vehicle stability by detecting vehicle conditions and driving operations based on data from all types of sensors and Electronic Control Únits (ECÚs), and applying braking pressure and regulating engine torque as appropriate to prevent skidding and unstable movement as a result of sudden §teering or loss of traction on slippery surfaces.

Hill Start Assistance (HSA), an electronic parking brake which detects slope and prevents the vehicle from backsliding when starting on an incline, is standard equipment on all 4WD models (and a factory option on 2WD models).

Vehicles are equipped wîth cruise control for highway driving.

Body & Chassis

For low fuel consumption, the Mitsubishi RVR adopts column electric power §teering (EPS), LED brake lights, and tires which balance low fuel consumption and high performance: 215/60R17 tires on 17-inch aluminum wheels for 'G' trim levels and 215/65R16 tires on 16-inch steel wheels wîth full wheel covers for 'M' and 'E' trim levels.

The high-flexibility, highly resilient front fenders improve shock resistance and decrease body weight.

MacPherson strut front suspension and multi-link rear suspension.


Panorama glass roof (with LED illumination) for a sense of spaciousness during the day and a romantic ambiance from amber-colored indirect lighting at night as a factory option.

Push-button engine switch for smooth engine start-up.

Multi-information Display (MID) wîth superior visibility as standard equipment on 'G' trim levels. The MID indicates average speed, fuel efficiency, remaining fuel, warnings and other vehicle information using an easy-to-read color LCD screen.

Versatile storage space near the instrument panel, including a convenient passenger seat glove compartment, a floor console box, a small article box in front of the shifter and a console box between the two front seats.

Tilt and telescoping §teering wheel to adjust the §teering wheel height and angle for the optimal driving position.

The second-row seats are adjustable-return seats which fold forward for storage and provide two reclining positions. They can be returned from the storage configuration to either reclining position in a simple one-step operation, wîth the return seat position determined by the speed at which the seats are pulled back up.

High-capacity 419L luggage space wîth ample room for golf bags, suitcases and camping gear, plus a separate underfloor storage area for easy storage of wet or dirty items.

Rear seat center armrest pass-through for storage of long items (skis, etc.) as standard equipment on 'G' trim levels.

Luggage compartment equipped wîth convenient retaining hooks to hold luggage in place.

Mitsubishi Multi-communication System (MMCS) wîth a 40GB hard disk drive (music server capacity for approximately 3,000 songs), full-§egmènt (both 1-§egmènt and 12-§egmènt) terrestrial digital TV tuner, rearview camera to assist the driver when reversing the vehicle, and 7-inch wide screen display.

Replete in-car entertainment including a 'link system' wîth ÚSB, Bluetooth and other connections for portable music players and other external devices; hands-free phone system for Bluetooth-compatible mobile phones.

Rockford Fosgate Premium Sound System for enjoyment of dynamic concert-hall quality sound offered as a factory option on 'G' trim levels (requires the MMCS option).

Safety Equipment

Super-wide HID headlights which provide a wide, ultra-bright beam for safe night driving.

Adjustable force-limiter seatbelts to mitigate the impact on passengers in case of collision. SRS knee airbags for the driver seat which reduce the risk of injury to the lower abdomen is standard equipment on all models. Side and curtain airbags are available as a factory option.

Emergency Stop Signal System (ESS) as standard equipment on all models. The ESS automatically blinks the hazard lights upon sudden braking or operation of the Anti-lock Braking System (ABS), to warn following drivers.

Mitsubishi Motors' proprietary Electronic Time and Alarm Control System (ETACS), which can customize various electronic systems in line wîth customer preferences, as standard equipment on all trim levels.

Source - Mitsubishi

Mitsubishi Motors Corporation All-New Compact Crossover to Be Named 'RVR' in Japan

- Vehicle to Go On Sale in Japan Next Spring -

Mitsubishi Motors Corporation (MMC) has decided to name its all-new compact crossover the RVR. This all-new compact crossover is planned for sequential release globally, and will be first released in Japan next spring.

The all-new RVR is a compact crossover that provides high environmental efficiency and has a compact body while providing ample utility space and high performance.

The RVR will be fitted wîth an all-new 1.8L MIVEC petrol engine, and will be approximately 4.3 meters in length, featuring high fuel efficiency via its lightweight compact body. With the RVR, MMC expands its crossover lineup, which already includes the full-size Pajero, and the mid-size Outlander.

This new compact crossover will be released globally, including North America, Europe, and Asian regions including China.

Source - Mitsubishi
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