2016 Mitsubishi I-MIEV

June 12th, 2015 | 0 Comments | Mitsubishi

The 2016 Mitsubishi I-MIEV is an all-electric sedan four doors with seating for four. 2016 Mitsubishi I-MIEV is available in a single trim level ES. Standard equipment for Mitsubishi I-MIEV includes fog lamps, 15-inches alloy wheels, automatic headlights, heated mirrors, full power accessories, air conditioning, heated front seats, 50/50 split folding rear seats also recline, a leather steering wheel and shift knob, and an audio system with six speakers with CD Player and an audio auxiliary jack.

2016 Mitsubishi I-MIEV Features

The Mitsubishi I-MIEV also included is a Level 3 port and a remote system that supports the air conditioning and the fast charge timer is activated. The navigation package adds a 7-inches navigation display, Bluetooth phone and audio connectivity, the steering wheel audio controls and USB interface. The stand-alone options include rear parking sensors, blue LED interior lighting and a luggage net.

2016 Mitsubishi I-MIEV Interior

Some electric cars are trying their food supply by the cabin look like to hide as their counterparts gasoline as possible. Others point to the electric drive unit with funky dials, knobs and gauges, and with some success. 2016 Mitsubishi i-MiEV not pull one of these things. Hard plastics abound, and the level is factual account of the dashboard and controls more consistent with small cars of bargain-priced than anything else.

Large body of the 2016 Mitsubishi I-MIEV has a sufficient margin, but the driving position is awkward and legs is tight for large adults, which will probably result from the seat-track travel. Legroom is also a problem on the back, and the seats themselves are flat and not very favorable.

With only 13.2 cubic meters of space behind the rear seat, the 2016 Mitsubishi I-MIEV has a load capacity of less than most of its competitors, but there is enough space to store your golf clubs or a suitcase standard size. The picture improved with the rear seats folded; Cargo capacity increases to 50.4 cubic feet healthy. The E-Golf VW and Kia Soul EV offer a similar function in their rear seats folded.

2016 Mitsubishi I-MIEV Engine

The rear-wheel drive 2016 Mitsubishi i-MiEV is powered by a 49 kW electric motor (66 hp and 145 lb-ft of torque) powered by a lithium-ion battery of 16 kWh supplied electricity. There are three selectable driving modes: “D” for full power, “Eco”, which limits the output power, the economy and “B”, the regenerative braking maximize increases, but allows full use of the performance. In testing, the i-MiEV went from zero to 60 mph in 14.7 seconds, the. A very long time for any modern vehicle, is also electrically

Practice is an EPA estimated 62 miles per charge. Other small electric vehicles generally have a greater range of approximately 75-85 miles. The EPA has the i-MiEV estimate the energy consumption of 30 kWh per 100 miles notes (the higher the number of kWh, the better), which is on par with competitors like the Nissan Leaf and Volkswagen -Golf e.

With the 2016 Mitsubishi I-MIEV 3.3kW onboard charger, it may take some time to fully charge. Is connected to a household outlet of 120 volts, the Mitsubishi takes 14-22 hours to achieve a full charge, and in our tests it was closer to 22. For SAE Level 2 (240 volt) charging station usually estimates the EPA the i-MiEV can be recharged in 7 hours, but we found that the i-MiEV usually requires eight a Level 2 charger Mitsubishi states that a Level 3 charger restores i-MiEV to 80 percent of a full charge in only 30 minutes, but these chargers are few and far between in the rule, so you’ll want to check your surroundings for availability.

2016 Mitsubishi I-MIEV Safety

Standard safety equipment on the 2016 Mitsubishi i-MiEV includes anti-lock brakes (front discs, rear drum), stability and traction control, side air-bags in front seats and the side airbags curtain. It also has a “sound system approaching vehicle” (AVAS), which warns pedestrians that the 2016 Mitsubishi i-MiEV is near a noise at low speeds. Rear parking sensors and a rearview camera are optional.

2016 Mitsubishi i-MiEV Charging System

2016 Mitsubishi i-MiEV Charging System

In brake testing, 2016 Mitsubishi I-MIEV came to a halt from 60 mph in 120 feet,  a good performance for EV. In government crash tests, the 2016 Mitsubishi i-MiEV won 5 out of five stars for overall protection, with four stars for overall crash protection front and three stars for comprehensive protection against side impact. The lower side impact score is the result of excessive penetration of the rear door panel during the tests, which suggests a high risk of chest injury to passengers in the back.

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