Mitsubishi Unveils RVR Crossover, Headed to the US Soon

Mitsubishi has unveiled a new small crossover, dubbed the RVR that is set to go on sale in Japan in the spring of 2010.

The RVR will be powered by a 1.8L MIVEC 4-cyl. It is smaller than the midsize Outlander, but shares Mitsubishi’s distinct nose. The RVR is set to be released in the North America as well, but a date has not been given. It’s also not known what the crossover will be called here.

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Mitsubishi Motors Corporation All-New Compact Crossover to Be Named “RVR” in Japan

Vehicle to Go On Sale in Japan Next Spring
Wed, Dec 02, 2009 – TOKYO, Japan –

Mitsubishi Motors Corporation (MMC) has decided to name its all-new compact crossover the RVR. This all-new compact crossover is planned for sequential release globally, and will be first released in Japan next spring.

The all-new RVR is a compact crossover that provides high environmental efficiency and has a compact body while providing ample utility space and high performance.

The RVR will be fitted with an all-new 1.8L MIVEC petrol engine, and will be approximately 4.3 meters in length, featuring high fuel efficiency via its lightweight compact body. With the RVR, MMC expands its crossover lineup, which already includes the full-size Pajero, and the mid-size Outlander.

This new compact crossover will be released globally, including North America, Europe, and Asian regions including China.