If you’re looking for a compact pickup, then Mitsubishi might be the right car for you. The Japanese automaker Mitsubishi Motors has been manufacturing the pickup truck ‘L200’ since 1978. The 2017 model of the Mitsubishi L200 will be the fifth generation version of the pickup and it’s likely to be a ‘winner’. For over thirty years, the Mitsubishi L200 has been a symbol of extreme toughness and durability. However, it was at the turn of the millennium when Mitsubishi decided to offer a more sporty/modern version of the L200. Furthermore, this is when the ‘Pick-up Revolution’ that continues to date started. Depending on where you are, you’ll find the L200 under the Sportero, Strada, Hunter, or Triton nameplates. The 2017 Mitsubishi L200 is the fifth generation version of the vehicle which has come almost a decade after the launch of the fourth generation version. When it comes to fuel economy, maneuverability and weight, the Mitsubishi L200 is the best in its class. There are many reasons for you to consider buying the new model. Here are some of them.
2017 Mitsubishi L200 – Comfortable and Stylish Interior:
The 2017 Mitsubishi L200 will feature a spacious, comfortable, and stylish interior. You’ll find high-quality materials and the latest technology in the fifth generation version of the L200. The dashboard in the 2017 L200 is expected to be bigger than the one found in previous models. Furthermore, the dash will feature a seven-inch touch screen display. The buttons and switches in this pickup are user-friendly, large, and functional. The Mitsubishi L200 features power adjustable premium leather seats and the latest technology including Bluetooth, WI-Fi, modern air conditioning system, good quality audio system, latest infotainment system, and a navigation system.
Apart from the technological features, the 2017 Mitsubishi L200 also encompasses loads of safety features including lane departure alert, stability control, wide-angle rearview camera, adaptive cruise control, vehicle parking sensors, ABS, blind spot monitoring system and traction control.
An Elegant Looking Exterior:
The latest version of the Mitsubishi L200 has a stylish and elegant looking exterior. The exterior of the pickup truck has a redesigned chrome grille, a newly designed bumper with fog lights, and LED tail and headlights. Furthermore, it features a strong rear bumper, high strength steel and aluminum body, and 21-inch alloy wheels.
2017 Mitsubishi L200 – Efficient Engine:
A completely new engine is what you’ll find in the 2017 model of the Mitsubishi L200. The new model features a 2.4 liter turbocharged diesel engine that generates a horsepower of 151. Furthermore, you have the option of a 2.4 liter that exudes an HP of 178. The L200 offers four different driving modes. This includes a fully blown 4WD and a basic 2WD option. The engine comes with a 6-speed manual transmission. Furthermore, an optional automatic transmission is also available.
The vehicle is expected to have an EPA rating of 32 mpg in the city and 35 mpg on the highway. If you’re looking for a pickup that can fulfill your ‘towing’ needs then the 2017 Mitsubishi L200 isn’t the right vehicle for you.
2017 Mitsubishi L200 – Release Date, Price, and Conclusion:
The release date for the new model is set to the middle of 2017, with starting price of $40,000. If you’re looking for a fuel-efficient compact pickup that encompasses the latest technological and safety features then the 2017 Mitsubishi L200 is a vehicle that you should definitely consider.