The evolution of Mitsubishi’s Premium SUVs and the value of Japanese quality

the evolution of Mitsubishi's Premium SUVs and the value of Japanese quality

Grupo Fiancar, representative of the brand in Uruguay, announced a few days ago the arrival of the new Eclipse Cross model, joining the new edition of the Outlander that was presented months ago. Both vehicles comprise one of the most attractive and innovative lines of SUVs on the market, with a revolutionary design and a superior level of equipment, showing a significant evolution of Mitsubishi in this part.

The three diamond brands have a rich history of sporting DNA, winning the World Rally Championship or the Dakar Rally, and great adventure models such as the ASX, Outlander and Montero Sport. The new Eclipse Cross and Outlander continue this sporting tradition, preserving the brand’s DNA, but adding aggressive and challenging designs without sacrificing quality, reliability or comfort.

“They are very spacious and comfortable SUVs, with a high level of equipment in terms of safety and comfort. In addition, they offer many driving facilities, which allow you to travel comfortably in the city, but also aim to more challenging terrain, thanks to safety technologies and an all-wheel drive system that is one of the most innovative on the market, ” explained Martín Mesa, Communication and Marketing Manager of Grupo Fiancar.

The Manager also emphasized the quality of the finishes of both models, as well as the reliability of the structure and the overall strength of the brand, with Japanese manufacturing as its distinguishing point.

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“For those who know the quality and reliability of a Japanese product, this is something very important. The quality of the automotive industry and engineering in this country is a clear difference compared to products from other markets,” said Mesa.

Eclipse Cross: change in every sense

Produced at the Mitsubishi Motors plant in Okazaki, Japan, the Eclipse Cross stands out for its modern, dynamic and technological style.

Known as the “SUV Coupé” due to its design lines, it represents a notable evolution of the Dynamic Shield concept, a hallmark of Mitsubishi that defines a unique personality, with a sportier front and a black multi-diamond grille, which highlights the headlights. .divided.

Recently arrived in the country, the SUV is available in 4×2 and 4×4 versions. It has a 1.5-liter direct injection turbo engine that offers a superior combination of performance and efficiency, with 163 horsepower and 250 NM of torque between 1800 to 4,500 RPM.

In terms of safety, it includes the Super All-Wheel Control (S-AWC) traction system, which stands out for its resistance on different surfaces, such as wet or slippery pavement, snow or mud, giving confidence and strength both in a straight. curves.

In addition, this system includes adaptive stability control (ASC), anti-lock brakes (ABS) and active yaw control (AYC) to distribute engine torque optimally between the rear wheels and between on the right and left wheels, all electronically controlled. .

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The equipment includes high-end features such as panoramic sunroof, dual-zone automatic climate control, multimedia center with Smartphone Link, and 8” touch screen. It has features that ensure an unparalleled driving experience, such as leather multifunction steering wheel with shift paddles, cruise control and reversing camera.

“Mitsubishi has a very loyal customer and we believe that they will respond positively to the new Eclipse Cross. We are sure that it will win over many consumers of other brands with its beauty, strength and technology,” said Federico Mayora, Commercial Manager of Grupo Fiancar.

Outlander: seven seats for family adventures

Designed for family adventures, the Outlander offers the highest level of safety and equipment. With its generous size and capacity for seven passengers, this SUV allows you to enjoy ample capacity without sacrificing space or comfort.

It stands for aggressive and modern design without losing elegance. A unique detail is the location of the main headlights, which are placed in the bumper, while the LED daytime running light headlights remain in their traditional place. This way, your forehead will achieve a more aggressive and modern look.

The Outlander also comes in 4×2 and 4×4 automatic versions, both powered by a 181-horsepower 2.5-liter engine. In terms of equipment, it has a start button, a 7-inch central screen with Bluetooth, Apple CarPlay and Android Auto, adaptive LED headlights, heated front seats and a keyless system.

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Safety is a very important issue for Mitsubishi, and that’s why the Outlander offers complete equipment at this point. It includes seven airbags, four-wheel disc brakes, cruise control with steering wheel controls, and front and rear parking sensors. Also the stability and traction control, driving assistance and forward collision mitigation systems, as well as the involuntary lane change, blind spot and cross traffic alerts.

Finally, its interior is very spacious and comfortable for all seats, and provides various storage and storage spaces. The third row of seats is seated, and in 5-passenger mode of use allows for a large trunk loading capacity.

Entry prices and Test Drive possibilities

The Eclipse Cross has an entry price of US$47,990, while the Outlander starts at US$59,990. Both models and their different versions are available in the Mitsubishi Motors stores of Grupo Fiancar, located in Galicia 957 and in Avenida Giannattasio in front of the Bridge of the Americas, as well as in all Mitsubishi sales points in country.

“For those interested in testing these models, we invite you to come to Mitsubishi stores and take part in a Test Drive, to prove first hand the best quality of Japanese technology and the complete level of equipment in all aspects” , concluded Federico Mayora, Commercial Manager of Grupo Fiancar.