The upcoming 2021 Mitsubishi Expander is one very sophisticated minivan. It perfectly mixes a minivan’s shape with crossover-like cues. And just like numerous SUVs and crossovers, Expander will get numerous modern styling cues. Moreover, Mitsubishi is about to release the Expander Cross variant, a crossover-minivan fusion.
Overall, the Expander is a practical MPV with good fuel efficiency and quality ride. Moreover, this minivan will continue to ride on its unibody architecture. For 2021, Expander will gain more safety, a couple of visual upgrades and engine options will stay intact.
The all-new 2021 Mitsubishi Expander is a five-door minivan. It comes with a wagon-like appearance, and it looks very sharp and dynamic. The exterior is very attractive, and it wears modern crossover-like styling cues. The front fascia looks impressive with relatively new LED headlights and a shiny grille. For 2021, this minivan will be slightly wider, which should provide better stability.
Generally, the complete exterior is relatively new, especially the glass, floating roofline, and LED taillights. Expander continues to ride on standard 15-inch wheels. However, you can buy larger and more premium 16-inch rims.
As for the interior, the 2021 Mitsubishi Expander will remain a seven-seat minivan. Mitsubishi offers a 2-3-2 seating layout, which provides ample legroom and headroom. Cargo area is also generous, especially when you fold the second and third row of seats.
Overall, this is a very practical model that comes with a new display and up to 14 cup holders. Next Expander will get a couple of new driver-assistance technologies and better safety ratings. If you want more luxury, you’ll have to buy one of the upper trim levels.
When it comes to performances, the new 2021 Mitsubishi Expander will largely remain. That means we are going to see a known 1.5-liter four-cylinder gasoline engine. It can produce 125 horsepower and 110 lb-ft of torque. Moreover, this engine is coming with Valve-Timing Electronic Control, and its fuel efficiency is very impressive.
The front-wheel-drive system is offered as standard, along with the 5-speed manual gearbox. Interestingly, but you can choose an optional 4-speed automatic transmission. The ride quality is very good, and this minivan is both quiet and comfortable and higher speeds.
New 2021 Expander Cross
After the Renault and its Scenic XMOD or Dacia’s Lodgy Stepway, Mitsubishi will introduce new Expander Cross model. Logically, the “cross” suffix brings crossover traits. Mitsu clearly wants to capitalize on the popularity of SUVs and crossovers. For that reason, a new 2021 Mitsubishi Expander Cross is available, and it delivers more rugged characteristics.
That includes chunky fenders and a longer body for an additional two inches. It also sits higher, and it comes with a new suspension. Larger 17-inch wheels are available, along with the new exterior color options. Most importantly, this model mimics the shape of a regular SUV, and it looks more pleasant and attractive.
2021 Mitsubishi Expander Price and Release Date
The price of the brand-new 2021 Mitsubishi Expander starts at $22,000. That is a small jump in price over the current model. Moreover, the range-topping trim level costs over $30,000. Expander minivan will firstly go on sale in Asia, before reaching the United States.