Mitsubishi RVR Sports New Look for 2013
Sleeker looks, more refined driving experience
Mississauga, ON (October 10, 2012) – An emerging sales leader for Mitsubishi Motor Sales of Canada, the Mitsubishi RVR compact crossover is revised inside and out, receives updated driving characteristics for the 2013 model year.
A redesigned grille opening, new front fascia and bumper contribute to a sleeker, more integrated up-front appearance, particularly around the fog lamps and lower cowl. At the rear, the new bumper design with re-designed marker lamps offers smoother lines and balanced design.
A revision to the multi-link rear suspension improves handling and ride comfort. As well, RVR’s INVECS III Sportronic Continuously Variable Transmission has been recalibrated for better acceleration performance.
Rounding out the 2013 changes are new interior accents and fabrics (for GT), a new push-type selector switch for 4WD (on SE and GT models) as well as new exterior colours White Pearl and Quick Silver.
The Mitsubishi RVR features a standard 2.0-litre, 148-horsepower four-cylinder engine and is one of the most fuel-efficient crossovers in Canada with a highway rating of 6.1 L/100 km. Standard equipment on all RVRs includes:
- Air conditioning, heated front seats, rear armrest with cup holders
- ABS with Electronic Brake-Force Distribution, Brake Assist System and Brake Override System
- Seven airbags – dual front, dual front seat-mounted side-impact, dual side-impact curtain and driver’s knee airbag
- Tilt/telescopic steering, and steering-mounted cruise control
- Power door locks with remote keyless entry
- 140-watt AM/FM/CD/MP3 audio with four speakers, and multi-information display
In two-wheel-drive ES and SE models, the engine is mated to a standard five-speed manual transmission, with optional CVT available for the SE. Four-wheel-drive SE and GT models receive the CVT and all-wheel control featuring 2WD/4WD Auto/4WD Lock drive-mode selector.
The MSRP on the 2013 Mitsubishi RVR ES model is $19,998, and $22,298 on the SE model. Four-wheel-drive SE and GT models have MSRPs of $25,698 and $28,998, respectively.
The Mitsubishi RVR is an IIHS top safety pick, includes seven airbags as standard and is backed by one of the best warranties in the world – 10 years or 160,000 km limited powertrain, five years or 100,000 km limited new vehicle and five years, unlimited mileage roadside assistance.