In the first half of this year in the Russian dealer showrooms Japanese motor companies 2018-2019 Mitsubishi appeared slightly updated car L200.
This is perhaps the most popular in our country, the pickup received a slightly modified front part, longer loading platform, as well as the new top version with a more powerful powertrain.
In addition, the model is slightly slowed down in price, which, no doubt, give it even more appeal.
2018-2019 Mitsubishi L200 Pick-up on the market for quite some time, because the first copies of the company built in the already distant 1978, and the current generation, the fourth in a row, came to light as long ago – in 2006 year.
Last restyling that most likely, is a harbinger of the pickup transition to a new generation, which may appear during the 2015 – 2016 years in the framework of the strategy «New Stage 2016″.
It is worth noting that last year the Japanese were able to sell our country, units of its 5518 pickup truck.
I must say that for the initial kitting 2018-2019 Mitsubishi L200 Japanese designers left the former exterior, and only in the appearance of two top variants can observe some changes.
There appeared little changed headlights, a slightly redesigned front bumper, as well as a nice and interesting false radiator grille.
The initial configuration of a pickup are available in the familiar form for Russian motorists.
It has already been said that after restyling 2018-2019 Mitsubishi L200 2014 model year received a longer loading platform, the size of which now account for 132.5 to 147 centimeters.
Besides, it increased slightly and the height of the sides, reaching 40.5 cm.
If we talk about the size of the updated car in general, now its length is 504-x centimeters, width of the body in view of complete sets of 175 or 180 centimeters and a height depending on the model, can be 177.5 or 178 centimeters.
The distance between the axes of the machine falls short of the mark of 300 centimeters and a height clearance (clearance) is not more than 20 centimeters.
Curb weight of the vehicle depends on the version of equipment and can reach from 1910 to 1960 five-year-kilogram.
He who has a five-seat configuration interior 2018-2019 Mitsubishi L200 pick-up the 2014 model year in the course of the restyling has not changed.
There still remained the same – a neat appearance, very decent quality of finishing materials and, of course, the problem with the comfort of the rear-row seat passengers.
But the driver’s seat arranged quite comfortable, ergonomic and very thoughtful, so the driver can fully focus their attention on the management of the machine and not be distracted by the tired lower back and other inconveniences.
The main power plant in the updated pickup 2018-2019 Mitsubishi L200 2014 model year has not changed.
This is in-line 4-cylinder diesel engine having a swept volume of 2.5 liters (about 2477 cm / cc).
It has a multi-point electronic fuel injection system Common Rail, has a 16-valve timing, no problems consumes diesel fuel of any type (proven in practice), and is fully compliant with environmental standards Euro-4.
The power of this unit reaches the 136-year-horsepower (about 100 kW) already at 3500 rpm and maximum torque is about 314-minute Newton meters at 2000 rpm.
Such indicators allow pickup 2018-2019 Mitsubishi L200 2014 model year to accelerate from zero to 100 kilometers per hour in 14.6 seconds – if the engine is equipped with a manual gearbox pyatidiapazonnoy, or 17.8 seconds – if the power unit is mated to a four-stage “automatic”.
But regardless of the transmission speed of the car reaches a maximum of 167-mi mph.
However, this is a very decent rate for such a heavy car.
If we talk about fuel consumption, it is the case with the “mechanics” engine burns about 10.7 liters in city driving conditions, about 7.4 liters on the highway and about 8.6 liters per 100 kilometers in combined mode.
As for the version with automatic transmission, there will be fuel consumption of 10.7 liters in the city, on the highway – 7.5 liters, and the combined cycle – 8.7 liters per 100 kilometers.
The new top-end version of the 2018-2019 Mitsubishi L200 performance of the 2014 model year, called Instyle, Japanese engineers have equipped with a forced version of the main engine.
A small motor modernization allowed to raise its capacity to around 178 mi horsepower and maximum torque increased to the level of 400 Newton-meters.
In addition, this power unit is equipped with an uncontested pyatidiapazonnoy automatic transmission that ensures a more spirited acceleration from zero to the first “hundred” and less fuel consumption compared to the quad “automatic”.
Certainly, the pride of a pickup 2018-2019 Mitsubishi L200 2014 model year is its chassis, created on the basis of a reinforced frame structure at the head of a very powerful crossbeams, which provides the necessary rigidity and strength to overcome the heavy load when driving off-road.
The front part of the car the Japanese engineers have equipped the spring independent suspension with stabilizer and double wishbones.
The aft part of the car received a reliable system in the form of a continuous axle on leaf springs.
The front-wheel models are equipped with 16-inch disc brakes with ventilation function and the rear axle wheels are equipped with 11.6-inch drum mechanisms with adjustable pressure.
Rack and pinion steering Japanese news received to assist steering.
All versions of the 2018-2019 Mitsubishi L200 2014 model years equipped with AWD system.
In the cheapest trim this role takes the classic multi-mode system called Easy Select 4WD, having two interwheel differential.
The top-end equipment machine gets all-wheel drive system called Super Select 4WD with interaxle and two interwheel differentials.
In both cases, the climbing gear is proposed, as well as the possibility of forced mechanical locking feeding bridge.
After restyling pickup 2018-2019 Mitsubishi L200 2014 model year, has got a new top version Instyle, so now motorists are available to choose from as many as five complete sets (taking into account the different gearbox).
Note that in the base case equipment Invite machine is equipped with halogen headlights, steel preassembled on rims with a diameter of 16 inches, fog lamp post at the rear, a full-size spare wheel, fabric interior, immobilizer, adjustable driver’s seat adjustment, heated rear window, adjustable steering wheel height , rear protivopotkatnym timbers, driver’s airbag and front passenger, three-point safety belts, and audio package on the four speakers.
Options Invite + in addition to the above equipment gets front and rear electric windows, air conditioning, heated seats front row, the brake force distribution system EBD, ABS anti-lock brakes and central locking.
Pickup 2018-2019 Mitsubishi L200 2014 model year version of the Intense has in its arsenal of all-wheel drive Super Select 4WD, «mechanics” or “automatic”, aluminum side steps, front fog lights, chrome exterior, alloy wheels 16-inch, headlight washers, leather braid steering wheel, electric windows rear windows, climate control, trip computer, as well as the music system into six speakers.
And finally, a top equipment Instyle boasts leather trim, multifunction steering wheel, cruise control, curtain and side airbags, electronic stability control, traction control and an engine of 178 horsepower.
The initial cost of a pickup 2018-2019 Mitsubishi L200 2014 model year will start with a mark of 879 thousand rubles for the version Invite.
Complete set Invite + Japanese automaker estimated at 1,039,990 rubles.
For Intense version of equipment with the “mechanics” domestic motorists need to lay out 1,129,990 rubles.
The same design, but with an automatic transmission will cost the Russian buyers in 1,209,990 rubles.
Finally, the cost of pickup 2018-2019 Mitsubishi L200 2014 model year, the new top-end configuration Instyle is not less than 1,299,990 rubles.