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2016 Mitsubishi I-MIEV Range, Review, Hatchback

The Japanese car manufacturer has now taken its small town 2016 Mitsubishi to the global market. It’s a hybrid car that’s quite and fast on the open road and in the city. The vehicle is available in four attractive colors and with a better design for the US marketplace compared to its Asia and European markets. It has all the necessary quality supplies to make it a leader in the hybrid vehicle market.

2016 Mitsubishi I-MIEV

Interior and Exterior Changes, Redesign

The 2016 Mitsubishi I-MIEV is stronger and bigger than its competitors. It is a five door hatchback which also looks like a subcompact car with ample space. The looks are redesigned to a newer level from its earlier 2015 Mitsubishi I-MIEV version. The LED lamps at the front and rear end of the vehicle gives a stylish appearance. There are also additional small lights mounted on the front bumper.

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2016 Mitsubishi I-MIEV - Interior

The electric car has one of the finest cosy interiors with seats made of comfy materials. It has the latest technology navigation process with seven inches touch screen, 3D mapping and real-time traffic information. It also comes with the parking assistance camera. The new 2016 I-MIEV will be the finest hatchback electric vehicle that will attract buyers from different age groups. It’s got style, performance, comfort, etc. and everything you could look out in an EV. One of the main safety features of the vehicle is its dual stage airbags with supplemental front, front seat-mounted, side and roof-mounted airbags.

Engine and Mileage Specs, Performance

The 100 percent electric car doesn’t require any gas and is a zero tailpipe emission vehicle. Its onboard battery charging system with Level 1 120 V, Level 2 240 V and Level 3 DC quick charge port. The regenerative braking system makes it even more preferable EV compared to its competitors. The Mitsubishi I-MIEV 2016 has a 49 Kilowatt electric generator that creates 66 hp and 145 pounds of torque with its 16-Kwh lithium-ion battery pack. It also comes with a 3.3 kW onboard charger that can be plugged into a 120 volts electric supply. The vehicle needs around 14-22 hours to accomplish full charge.

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2016 Mitsubishi I-MIEV - Engine

Specifications

  • Manufacturer name: Mitsubishi
  • Model name: I-MIEV
  • Year of release: 2016
  • Engine: Electric
  • Horsepower @ RPM: 66 hp
  • 0-60 time: 13.0 sec
  • Top Speed: 80 mph
  • Price:$23,000

2016 Mitsubishi I-MIEV Price and Release Date

The new Mitsubishi I-MIEV 2016 will undoubtedly be introduced in the first quarter of this year. The Japanese company’s electric vehicle will be available at a starting price of $23,000 U.S dollars. It’s definitely worth the price its being offered, a perfect electric vehicle for a small family with kids.

2016 Mitsubishi I-MIEV - Rear View

Summary

The 2016 Mitsubishi I-MIEV will be among the best electric hatchbacks of the year. The company has created the car with ample security features for their consumers. Here are few of the primary security features available in the EV, 6 airbags, driving care grip control, security back door for kids, security alarm, emergency stopping aid, balance control, etc. Though it has the best features of a decent electric car, it’s closest rivals will be the 2016 Fiat 500e, 2016 Kia Soul EV, 2016 Nissan Leaf, 2016 Volkswagen e-Golf.

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Source: Mitsubishi Cars

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