The model really revealed the sequential construction system in 2001 as the Airtrek, 2003 having been the date of the auto’s beginning as the re-named Outlander. It was the same auto as the Airtrek with little additional items to separate one from another. The Outalnder wore an alternate grille and headlights while its general length was extended by almost 5 inches. Until 2005, when the auto entered its second life cycle, it accompanied a decision of three gas units uprooting 2.0 L and 2.4 L. The first had a turbocharged variant while all motors had 4-valve barrel heads. The 2.0 L Turbo was by a wide margin the brawniest with force and torque yields of 148 hp and 223 Nm.
The four-wheel drive five-entryway has a strong, high-bore look, upgraded by its semi-SUV design. A practically slashed look about the rooftop and side glass accentuates the wedgy lines; the hat scoop for the intercooler and the 16-inch measurement compound wheels fortify the impression of force and reason.
The Airtrek Turbo is a superior supported 2.0-liter that joins the somewhat pallid front-wheel drive and all-wheel drive normally suctioned Airtrek 2.0s. It’s chalk and cheddar between those non-supported autos and the 177kW Turbo. Its essential powertrain originates from the programmed gearbox rendition of the elite Lancer Evo 7. The 16-valve, intercooled turbomotor conveys strong crest torque of 343Nm. Mitsubishi says that is sufficient to tow 1500kg burdens. It’s additionally sufficient to supply extremely fast speeding up and shining open street passing power.
The auto dispatches easily and in a flash from rest. In spite of the fact that there’s a little turbo slack and a powerful push when the turbocharger goes ahead help, the slack isn’t sufficiently awesome to be truly irritating. The five-speed INVECS II Sport Mode programmed transmission can be left in Drive to settle on its own choices or be moved physically utilizing either a lever which grows from the base of the dashboard or all over catches which are copied on every side of the guiding wheel.It moves easily if left in Drive, and has great, smooth and moment kickdown.
Utilized physically, as we did on curving nation streets, the movements are just as smooth however the downshifts are not exactly as moment as you’d get in, say, a Ford Falcon. We favored the dash-mounted lever instead of the catches, and thought that it was charming to utilize. The gearknob is of a comparative size and has a comparable vibe to a cricket ball. The auto rides on games suspension and that signifies a fairly jiggly ride around town and to some degree rough advance on uneven open street surfaces. Taking care of is for the most part great, however one-sided towards understeer.
The controlling was not all that noteworthy. We thought it too light and excessively ailing in feel. Be that as it may, once you changed in accordance with the softness, the auto could be punted along rapidly. We found the settlement phenomenal with agreeable, all around molded seats that gave adequate backing amid lively cornering. The seat trim was an alluring blue velour design. What is it, however, that Mitsubishi puts in seats and which contrives with your attire to develop friction based electricity amid hot climate. The Airtrek Turbo turned into a little stunner when you touched the metal as you escaped the auto. It wasn’t as terrible as the jars I got from a Lancer rental auto, however it was all the while irritating.
Back seat room is great and there’s great freight space, however I think a load territory spread ought to be standard.Standard gear incorporates a Compact Disk player, aerating and cooling, four-wheel circle brakes, ABS against slide framework with electronic brake power dissemination, a body pack and front foglights. With its higher than normal sitting position the Airtrek is kind of somewhere between an auto and a SUV the Mitsubishi gives a decent perspective of the streer.
|body type||4/5 seater off-road vehicle|
|number of doors||5|
|DIMENSIONS & WEIGHTS|
|kerb weight||1520 kg||3351 lb|
|fuel tank capacity||60 litres||13.2 UK Gal||15.9 US Gal|
|engine type||turbocharged petrol|
|engine code||4G63 Turbo|
(121.864 cu in)
|bore × stroke||85 × 88 mm
3.35 × 3.46 in
|double overhead camshaft (DOHC)
4 valves per cylinder
16 valves in total
|maximum power output
|239 PS (236 bhp) (176 kW)
at 5500 rpm
1.94 bhp/cu in
|343 Nm (253 ft·lb) (35 kgm)
at 2500 rpm
|bmep (brake mean effective pressure)||2158.4 kPa (313 psi)|
|unitary capacity||499.25 cc|
|power-to-weight ratio||157.42 PS/g
|weight-to-power ratio||8.64 kg/kW
|drive wheels||four wheel drive|
|steering||rack & pinion PAS|
|tyres front||215/60 R 16|
|tyres rear||215/60 R 16|
|gearbox||5 speed automatic|
|top gear ratio||0.73|
|final drive ratio||3.33|
Mitsubishi Airtrek Turbo 2002 Design Interior Exterior Car