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Mitsubishi is tidying up the exterior, but keeping polarizing looks

Its design will leave you feeling indifferent.



2022 Indonesia International Auto Show and is currently for sale, has a reworked front fascia with new headlamps that still have a split configuration but have a T-shaped layout. The hood is now thicker than before, and the turn signals have been relocated to the upper cluster to improve their visibility.

The facelifted half minivan, half crossover has had its front and rear overhangs lengthened by a total of 95 millimeters and is painted in brand-new Green Bronze Metallic (3.7 inches). New (17-inch) alloy wheels with gray accents offer a two-tone appearance to complement the front and rear skid plates as well as the door garnishes. These wheels are still fairly modest. The redesigned taillights give the Xpander Cross a more contemporary look, and the “T” pattern we saw at the front is also visible there.

The family hauler should be able to tackle uneven roads with ease thanks to a minimum ground clearance of 220 millimeters (8.6 inches), but keep in mind that this is not an off-road vehicle. It does gain Mitsubishi’s own Active Yaw Control (YAC) with the mid-cycle redesign, but it’s clear that it’s not an active rear differential like you get on an Evo. Instead, it uses the steering angle, brake pressure, longitudinal G-forces, yaw rate, and wheel speed to determine how much force to apply to the front wheels to optimize cornering.

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Inside, the 2023 Xpander Cross has also undergone changes, receiving an automated parking brake, a digital instrument panel, and a larger touchscreen that is now eight inches in size. A screen has replaced the outdated climate control knobs, and a wireless charging pad has also been installed. Although the CVT version is seen below, the car is also available with a five-speed manual transmission. The variant includes a clutch pedal and a slightly increased ground clearance of 225 mm (8.8 in).