2017 Mitsubishi i-MiEV Review

How could it looks car of the future? Check out the new 2017 Mitsubishi I-MiEV and the truth is somewhere nearby. Drivers will decide.

ABOUT 2017 MITSUBISHI I-MIEV

Cars based on electric engines, are becoming increasingly popular. Whether because of cheaper driving or reducing greenhouse gas emissions, time will tell. A large amount of money circulating around the administration of such vehicles. It certainly fits automakers, which are inserted in the offer electric vehicle. The company Mitsubishi boasts a model I-MiEV, which is quite popular. On the territory of America last year sold 115 pieces, while in the territory of Canada sold 121 vehicles. Maybe figures are fascinating, but these vehicles are not yet in a real expansion.

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2017 MITSUBISHI I-MIEV EXTERIOR APPEARANCE

Practical and stylish, the Mitsubishi i-MiEV, belongs to the compact class. You should have a length of about 136 inches, a height of about 62 inches and a width of about 58 inches. Wheelbase will be set at around 100 inches. It is very agile and suitable for city driving. The car looks quite unusual. Special details make it interesting. As for example, front and rear lights and rounded ends of the vehicle. Wheels are designed in ecological style, which is understandable. Affecting further the good air flow. This is a car that has no tailpipe. So do not bother to look for it. Windscreens and side windows are quite large, the visibility of the road is very good. Maybe some of them seemed, but the car was great for the crowd.

2017 Mitsubishi i-MiEV - exterior

2017 MITSUBISHI I-MIEV INTERIOR REDESIGN

The interior is perfectly designed. There is room for four passengers. But do not expect LCD screens, LED lights and futuristic accessories. It’s all quite simple, but functional. The steering wheel and shift knob are wrapped in leather. Behind the wheel is the big screen, which displays the necessary information. It is digitized and illuminated with pleasant light. It is pointed out that the cursor at the electric car change the rev counter. There is a level indicator for the battery charge and others that shows the range. On the center console is placed a control part for the air conditioner.

2017 Mitsubishi i-MiEV - interior 1

It can be set two degrees of regenerative electricity during deceleration. When you start to apply the brakes, the system converts kinetic energy into electrical energy and stores it in the battery. This is a standard feature in vehicles Mitsubishi i-MiEV. Comfort is sufficient for such a vehicle. The rear seats offer enough space, while the engineers came up with the ideal way for the battery. It stretches on the floor and does not take up space for travelers. The luggage space is better than expected. It is equipped with a cable for connecting the charger.

2017 Mitsubishi i-MiEV - interior

2017 MITSUBISHI I-MIEV ENGINE POWER


ENGINE

POWER

TORQUE

TRANSMISSION

Driving Range

49 kW

66 hp

145 lb/ft

One Speed Direct

62 miles

On both sides of the vehicle is a socket to charge the batteries of 16 kWh. Acceleration from 0-60 mph car achieves in 13 seconds. Socket on the left side can support the flow of from 100 amperes. The charging time is about 20 minutes. With this charge for only five minutes car should exceed about 25 miles.

2017 Mitsubishi i-MiEV - engine

SAFETY FEATURES FOR 2017 MITSUBISHI I-MIEV

As for safety, the Mitsubishi i-MiEV will be equipped with the occasional security systems. But nothing excessive. According to the vehicle and class to which it belongs. On the list will be: Traction control, airbags, ABS, brake assist, panic alarm etc.

For safety test which was conducted by Euro NCAP, the Mitsubishi I-MiEV went solid. For Adult Occupant wins 73%, for Child Occupant car gets 78% for Pedestrian wins 48% and for Safety Assist receives 86%. Reviews are not perfect but are acceptable. This refers to the current model and tests that were carried out in 2011 years.

On the test, which was conducted by the Australian ANCAP, out of a maximum 37 points, the Mitsubishi i-MiEV wins 28.35 points.

2017 Mitsubishi i-MiEV - safety

COMPETITORS FOR 2017 MITSUBISHI I-MIEV

Often we think that electric vehicles are something completely new on the market. But it’s not that. Every day more and more vehicles of this type are on the market. As the main competitors for the Mitsubishi i-MiEV will appear: Nissan Leaf, Toyota Mirai, Ford Focus Electric, Ford Bolt Ev, Volkswagen e-Golf, Hyundai Tucson Fuel Cell and Kia Soul EV.

2017 Mitsubishi i-MiEV - competitors

RELEASE DATE AND PRICE FOR 2017 MITSUBISHI I-MIEV

The manufacturer has announced a very substantial fall for Mitsubishi i-MiEV. Autumn, when it will be officially on sale. The starting price should be $ 22,900.

2017 Mitsubishi i-MiEV - release date

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