The Mitsubishi i-MiEV is one of the newest electric car concepts that getting a lot of attention with consumers looking for future technology. The idea of electric cars isn’t exactly new, but the introduction of Mitsubishi’s own concept is. The I-MiEV concept offers a unique styling element while packing in the more efficient technology and a greener car concept. Now, as we turn out attention to the upcoming 2018 Mitsubishi i-MiEV it’s time to disclose the next generation model.
The 2018 iMiEV is looking to become one of the most popular electric car concepts ever seen, and with Mitsubishi’s touch of a greener concept, it’s easy to see why. The auto manufacturer is looking to make a huge push into the next generation which is why the following is on a need to know. With many upgrades expected which will make it even more efficient while introducing a more modern flare is what’s expected to make it even more popular with a unique consumer base.
The following preview details the upcoming 2018 Mitsubishi i-MiEV specs, features, price, and release date for the unique four-door hatchback electric car concept.
2018 Mitsubishi i-MiEV Specs and Features
The 2018 i-MiEV will once again be fully electric which means no paying for gas, no changing your oil, no transmission work, and no emission specific work ultimately means minimal upkeep and maintenance. For those looking to save a great deal of money both short-term and long-term, Mitsubishi’s electric car concept is something definitely worth considering.
For a sub-compact car alone, the 2018 model will offer a pleasant surprise when it comes to overall appeal. Both the interior and exterior offers a unique styling element which will give it more of a modern look, versus a futuristic car concept. This will differ from many other 2018 electric cars as they’ve become known for a future-looking concept.
Getting a full charge is as easy as plugging your car into a standard 120v outlet which will allow you to get a full charge from no charge in as little as 13 hours. The speed of charge is also optional as a Level 1, Level 2, and Level 3 charger can be purchased. Each will offer varying speeds of charging, and for those on the road, many locations such as rest areas, gas stations, and many businesses now provide free electric car charging.
Some of the most notable interior exterior features will include RWD, body side mouldings, LED lighting, foldable cargo tray, USB, navigation, touchscreen colour display, rear parking assist sensors, advanced airbag system, curtain airbags, and much more.
The specs of the 2018 Mitsubishi i-MiEV engine will boast an electric variant with nearly 70-hp and 1-speed automatic transmission. While not the most powerful, it will once again prove to be very efficient. With an estimated 115mpge which is well over 75MPG more than the average sub-compact car.
2018 Mitsubishi i-MiEV Price and Release Date
The expected 2018 Mitsubishi i-MiEV price will come in around $23,400 for those here in the US, and it’s still uncertain where specifically it will be launched. The next generation i-MiEV won’t make it to all markets as it will be a limited release, but we’re certain it will make its way around Asia and here in the US. The release date has yet to be confirmed, but we fully expect it to debut in the winter months of early 2018.
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