Mitsubishi’s successful Lancer model will soon get a new limited edition variant to boost sales. This month will see the introduction of the Mitsubishi Lancer ACTiV which is based on Lancer ES model, but comes packed with more features.
The Lancer ACTiV will retain for a drive-away price starting from $21,990, the Lancer ACTiV is sure to impress. New features include 16-inch alloy wheels, privacy glass, side airdams, rear spoiler, chrome exhaust tip and the ACTiV badge.
Sitting inside you’ll notice hands free blue tooth, a leather steering wheel with audio and blue tooth controls which are bonus features above the ES specifications.
“The Lancer ES is already an extremely well appointed and popular vehicle. The additional features available as standard increase the street presence and highlight the superior value of the ACTiV variant.” MMAL Vice president of brand marketing, Paul Unerkov
The Mitsubishi Lancer ACTiV will be powered by the same 2.0-litre dual overhead cam MIVEC four-cylinder engine that pumps out a reasonable 113kW of power @ 6000rpm and 198 Nm of torque at 4250 rpm. The special edition is available in both manual and CVT transmissions as well as in both Sportback or sedan body styles.
Standard features will include Active Stability Control with Traction Control (ASTC), ABS braking system with Electronic Brake Distribution (EBD) and Brake Assist (BA), (SRS) airbags, anti-intrusion pedal system, seatbelt pretensioners, and reinforced impact safety evolution (RISE). All of that means a five-star ANCAP safety rating.
As with all Mitsubishi models the Lancer ACTiV is cared for by a five year/130,000 whole vehicle warranty and further backed up by Mitsubishi’s 10 year/160,000 km powertrain warranty and a five year/130,000 km roadside assistance package.