The analogy of the All New Honda BR-V and Mitsubishi Xpander Cross is interesting for us to follow because they both contain the Low SUV section which is currently on the rise.
The Alibi Low SUV continues to be popular because it has a sporty concept and looks strong and can accommodate many passengers like a family car.
The analogy between the Mitsubishi New Xpander Cross and the All New Honda BR-V is quite interesting, although other forms such as the Daihatsu Terios, Toyota Rush, and Suzuki XL7 are also worthy of review.
Analogy Mitsubishi New Xpander Cross and All New Honda BR-V 2022
The New Xpander Cross was recently released in the country, precisely at the 2022 GIIAS (Gaikindo Indonesia International Auto Show) automotive demonstration. The car has made changes that make it look more modern and strong.
The All New BR-V also finds updates that keep it modern and stylish. This car will launch in September 2021 later.
Even though the inauguration of the All New BR-V and the New Xpander Cross are distantly related, Carmudi is always fascinated by the analogy between the two cars in this post.
Carmudi has summarized the analogy between the Mitsubishi New Xpander Cross and the All New Honda BR-V in terms of the engine, exterior, interior, features, and cost.
For the kitchen runway, the New Xpander Cross is embedded with a 1.5L type engine which has a capacity of 1,499 cc, 4 cylinders, MIVEC DOHC.
This engine can produce 103 hp at 6,000 rpm and a maximum torque of 141 Nm at 4,000 rpm.
Create your own All New BR-V, relying on a 1.5L engine with a capacity of 1.496 cc, 4-cylinder, DOHC which can generate power up to 119 hp at 6,600 rpm with a maximum torque of 145 Nm at 4,300 engine speed. rpm.
In totality, power and engine torque, the New Xpander Cross is greater than the All New BR-V.
Not only that, these two cars have 2 transmission options, namely the manual and the CVT type automatic. The New Xpander Cross uses a 5-speed manual transmission, whereas the All New BR-V relies on a 6-speed manual.
On the other hand, these two cars use the front chakra as the driving system.
Not left behind, the New Xpander Cross also uses MacPherson Strut interrupts with Stabilizer on the front and Torsion Beam on the back.
The All New BR-V uses a MacPherson Strut interrupt on the front and an H-Shape Torsion Beam on the back.
When equating the dimensions of the format between the New Xpander Cross and the All New BR-V, it is quite different. New Xpander Cross has a larger format.
The LSUV has dimensions of 4.595 millimeters far, 1.790 millimeters wide, 1.750 millimeters large, and the chakra axis distance is 2.775 millimeters. For the All New BR-V format, it has a remote dimension of 4,490 millimeters, an area of 1,780 millimeters, a size of 1,685 millimeters, and a chakra axis distance of 2,700 millimeters.
Meanwhile, the New Xpander Cross has an outer field concept that seems more fierce thanks to the presence of several updates on the face of the car.
There is a front grille with a Dynamic Shield design with a trapezoid shape and headlights in the form of a T-Shape that has been equipped with LEDs, so that it can provide clear light when driving.
There are also dark colored roof rails to make it easier for consumers to carry objects in their cars, wheel arc folding in the chakra fender zone, and others.
For the concept of the exterior of the All New BR-V, it has scratches on the sides of the body and the roof of the engine that gives a strong and sporty look.
There is also a front grille in the form of a dark colored queue bar combined with a headlamp, dark cloud lamp housing, and taillights that use LED Light Bars, and the like.
Similar to headlights, these backlights can provide clear illumination at night or in hazy weather.
Not only that, both the New Xpander Cross or the All New BR-V are available in 5 alternative colors. On the New Xpander Cross, there are Jet Black Mica, Quartz White Pearl, Blade Silver Metallic, Graphite Gray Metallic, and Green Bronze Metallic colors.
For the All New BR-V color, there are Modern Steel Metallic, Crystal Black Pearl, Lunar Silver Metallic, Opal White Pearl Quality (Prestige version and E Type), and Taffeta White (S Type version).
The interior and the Comfort Features
As an LSUV that can fit many people, the New Xpander Cross and the All New BR-V together can accommodate up to 7 passengers.
No need to be afraid when the car is full of passengers. They can always move freely when driving.
In the cabin of the New Xpander Cross, there is a steering wheel that has been equipped with tilt (up and down) and telescopic (back and forth) so that the helmsman can get a suitable and safe driving position.
There is also a button to adjust the audio in the middle of the steering wheel, and Cruise Control.
Not only that, there are also a variety of embedded supporting features
in the cabin of the New Xpander Cross, starting from an electric handbrake with Brake Auto Hold, an 8-inch LCD-shaped m cluster, a 9-inch head section with a Connectivity smartphone, Wireless Charger on the front console, and a USB port on the second row.
Also embedded are Micron Air Filtration and Digital AC which make the car cabin always cool even though the weather is very bad.
The driver and passengers of the New Xpander Cross can also put things in their car quietly because it has quite a lot of small-dimensional storage space in the form of drawers at several points, such as at the bottom of the front seat and the bottom of the cargo floor.
This car has also been pinned to a cup holder on a hand hanger on the second row of seats. For the interior of the All New BR-V, there is a steering wheel that only has tilt, not telescopic.
This is one of the shortcomings that the car has compared to the New Xpander Cross. Even so, the steering wheel on the All New BR-V has pinned buttons to adjust audio and Cruise Control like the New Xpander Cross.
There are also various supporting features on the All New BR-V, including a 7-inch section head that can be connected to consumer smartphones, M Display 4.2 inches TFT, Map Light, Day or Night Rear View Mirror, and Power Outlets in the row. second and third of these cars.
Not only that, the All New BR-V is also embedded with Remote Engine Start. This feature is useful for consumers to start their car remotely and turn on the air conditioner to cool the temperature in the cabin before driving.
There is also a Remote Keyless Entry that makes it easier for consumers to operate their car with just one swipe without using a remote button.
The question of storing objects, it could be that the All New BR-V is defeated by the New Xpander Cross. If the New Xpander Cross has a cup holder in the second row of seats, the All New BR-V is the opposite.
Security and Safety Features
An important comparison between the New Xpander Cross and the All New BR-V can be observed in the safety features.
Unlike the All New BR-V, the New Xpander Cross does not have the ADAS (Advanced Driver Assistance System) feature. The All New BR-V has that feature in the form of a special Honda Sensing on the highest version of this car.
As data, Honda Sensing is a series of features that are claimed to be able to prevent the driver and passengers by giving automatic warnings and taking actions to reduce the risk of disaster.
There are 6 advanced features in it, starting from the Lead Car Departure Notification System (LCDN), Collision Mitigation Brake System (CMBS), Lane Keeping Assist System (LKAS), Road Departure Mitigation (RDM), Adaptive Cruise Control (ACC), and Auto – High Beam.
Even so, the New Xpander Cross always has a variety of expert security features. The car has ABS (Anti-lock Braking System), EBD (Electronic Brake-force Distribution) and BA (Brake Assist) braking systems.
Not left behind, Mitsubishi has now matched the New Xpander Cross with an Active Yaw Control (AYC) feature to create the best handling.
For Arif Dwianto, Head of Training Section Dealer Operation Quality Department of PT MMKSI, the AYC feature will automatically apply the brakes to the key front chakra which is located on the inside of the bend. In this way, the turning radius can be maintained which in a philosophical way can reduce signs of understeer.
“This AYC feature will work automatically in situations when cornering on slippery paths,” said Arif.
“When you are cornering, if you don’t try the bonus effort, the turning radius will be wider. This AYC feature maximizes its turning radius by activating the braking system on the inside when cornering,” he continued.
There are also other safety features in this car, such as HSA (Hill Start Assist), Active Stability Control, and Dual SRS Airbags. The driver and passengers of the New Xpander Cross can also drive comfortably throughout the ride.
Create your own All New BR-V, also include security features that are not subject to experts. The All New BR-V has embedded standard safety features in the form of Airbags at 4 points, HSA, Vehicle Stability Assist (VSA), ABS, EBD, and others.
The question of the safety features on this car, there is a siren, immobilizer, and Smart Key. Not left behind, the Walk Away Door Lock feature is also embedded. When the customer leaves the car, it will automatically lock so there is no need to be afraid if you don’t remember to lock it.
On the New Xpander Cross, there are security features in the form of Multi Around Monitoring Device, Speed Sensing Door Lock, Keyless Operating System, Siren, and Immobilizer.
In totality, the security and safety features on the New Xpander Cross and All New BR-V are approaching.
Price analogy for the New Mitsubishi Xpander Cross and the All New Honda BR-V
The Mitsubishi New Xpander Cross in Indonesia is offered in 2 versions, namely MT and CVT Quality. The price of this car is IDR 300 million for all its variants.
Sehe continued, these are the details on the price of the New Xpander Cross in August 2022 On The Road (OTR) Jakarta quoted from the Mitsubishi website.
New Xpander Cross MT Rp309, 95 million
New Xpander Cross CVT Quality Rp 335.75 million.
On the other hand, the All New BR-V is available in 5 versions for Indonesian customers, including S MT, E MT, E CVT, Prestige CVT, and Prestige with Honda Sensing.
When compared to the price of the New Xpander Cross, the price of the All New BR-V is more economical. Furthermore, the price notes for the All New BR-V as of August 2022 OTR Jakarta are sourced on the Honda website.
All New BR-V S MT Rp281, 1 million
All New BR-V E MT Rp295, 3 million
All New BR-V E CVT Rp305, 3 million
All New BR-V Prestige CVT Rp327, 6 million
All New BR-V Prestige Honda Sensing Rp348, 6 million
These two cars actually have a price that is not much different. Not only that, each has advantages and disadvantages. Carmudian can choose between the two that are matched to the wishes.