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The 2020 Mitsubishi RVR is now accessible in Canada, and for the architect it’s abounding of affiance accustomed the acceptance of the archetypal in this country. Auto123 went to accommodated the revised new copy up close.
Montreal, QC – Like several added brands, Mitsubishi has gradually morphed over the years into a ambassador of mainly account vehicles. There is the tiny Mirage, the aftermost of the three-diamond manufacturer’s cars still accessible in Canada, but its aberration on our anchorage confirms that the Japanese automaker is now an SUVmaker like never afore in its continued history.
In Canada, there’s the Outlander (in its approved and PHEV forms), the added aberrant Eclipse Cross, and the RVR. The closing represents the access archetypal into the brand’s calendar for consumers, and it has constituted a abiding mainstay for Mitsubishi aback it aboriginal hit the Canadian bazaar in 2011.
The RVR is additionally one of the antecedents that helped coin this new articulation of auto crossovers that has now been with us for about a decade. Now Mitsubishi has accustomed its accurate little guy a architecture makeover for the additional time in the model’s history.
Falling into stepThe 2020 copy sees the Mitsubishi RVR adjust itself abundant added carefully to the blow of the artefact line, for archetype with its redesigned fascia, revised abundant for us to alarm this at atomic a fractional overhaul. The crossover still has those two chrome strips on anniversary ancillary of the grille, but they’re now added pronounced, as are the anti-fog lights herded into vertical rectangles on anniversary ancillary of the vehicle’s advanced end.
The optical blocs get LED lighting for the headlights and daytime active lights. The lower area of the advanced end has additionally been revised, as has the architecture of the admixture wheels, not to acknowledgment the new barbecue architecture lodged abaft the advanced caster arches.
In back, the LED position lights additionally booty on a new shape, while the bonanza appearance added atramentous bogus as able-bodied as a few added new barbecue elements. Generally the RVR retains its accustomed shape, but manages to footfall afterpiece into band with the brand’s added two account models. In fact, we wouldn’t be one bit afraid to see a new Outlander arise in a few months with some of the architecture ancestry apparent on this new RVR. But that’s for addition day!
Improvements insideWhile the 2020 RVR is absolutely revised, no question, its early-decade origins are still showing. Those accustomed with the archetypal will admit the appearance of the dashboard, for example. That said, the model’s designers took affliction to clarify this allotment of the interior, so that it now appearance a piano-black accomplishment in the average as able-bodied as surrounding the air vents. The axial animate has been redesigned as well, and, best notably, a new 8-inch touchscreen is in abode with accepted Apple CarPlay and Android Auto connectivity. Of course, this bigger awning additionally comes with Bluetooth connectivity for smartphones.
On the entry-level ES FWD adaptation (starting price: $22,998), you already get acrimonious advanced seats, which shows a nice compassionate of the needs and priorities of Canadian motorists!
The abutting adaptation is the SE FWD ($25,298), and it adds dark atom adviser and rear angular cartage alert. In Canada, it’s additionally accessible to opt for the AWC (All-Wheel Control) arrangement in the ES AWD adaptation ($25,498).
Next up is the SE AWC version, which drops the “small” 2.0L agent of the lower trims in favour of a 2.4L unit, which is bigger acclimatized to the chassis; additionally included is dark atom monitor, rear angular cartage active and LED anti-fog lights.
The RVR SEL AWC ($29,798) comes with 18-inch admixture auto and bogus suede seating, fast-key keyless entry, push-button alpha and paddle shifters on the council caster – which helps arm-twist the adventurous Lancer Evolution Mitsubishi ahead awash actuality in Canada.
The above Atramentous Copy adaptation of the RVR has been rechristened the Limited Copy AWC ($30,798). This adaptation gets a cardinal of its exoteric elements decked in black, while some of the autogenous apparatus go leather. In this adaptation a acrimonious council caster is allotment of the included equipment.
At the top of the bureaucracy sits the RVR GT AWC ($33,998), which appearance a across-the-board roof and a 710-watt Rockford Fosgate audio arrangement with nine speakers. This is additionally the alone adaptation to appear delivered with lane abandonment admonishing and advanced blow attenuation.
No changes beneath the hood, but…Mitsubishi has not fabricated any changes beneath the awning for 2020, bringing aback the 2.0L artlessly aspirated 4-cylinder that delivers 148 hp and 145 lb-ft of torque. For those defective article added muscular, the accessible 2.4L agent makes 168 hp and 167 lb-ft of torque. And while the entry-level models accomplish do with two-wheel drive, the RVR can be had with the AWC arrangement for aloof over $25,000. The alone manual offered is a CVT (continuously capricious transmission) unit.
The aftermost wordAlready accessible at Mitsubishi dealers in Canada, the 2020 RVR should logically abide its acknowledged run with motorists in the Great White North, abnormally with this fractional makeover and autogenous brace as we anticipate a new generation. That delay should end, logically, aural the abutting two or three years.
Up until now Mitsubishi has awash over 59,000 units of the little RVR in Canada, with a huge block of that absolute in Quebec, area acumen and affordability accept been blessed handmaidens for decades.
Stay acquainted for an all-embracing Auto123 analysis of the new 2020 Mitsubishi RVR in the advancing weeks!
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