Mitsubishi Grandis

The Mitsubishi Grandis is a seiven seat MPV biggit bi Mitsubishi Motors tae replace its Chariot/Space Wagon/Nimbus line. It wis launcht on Mey 14, 2003 an is sauld in Japan, Asie, Europe, Oceanie, Mexico (the ae North American kintra tae sell it), an Sooth Americae.[1] Ingines available are a 2.4 litre fower cylinder an a Volkswagen-soorced 2.0 litre turbodiesel, badged DI-D rather than TDI as Volkswagen denotes it.

Mitsubishi Grandis
ManufacturerMitsubishi Motors
China Motor Corporation
Cried an awMitsubishi Space Wagon
AssemblyOkazaki, Aichi, Japan
Laem Chabang, Thailand
Yang Mei, Taiwan
Cainta, Rizal, Philippines
DesignerOlivier Boulay
Bouk an chassis
ClessLarge MPV
Body style5-door MPV
LayootFront ingine, FWD/4WD
RelatitMitsubishi Savrin
Mitsubishi Outlander
Ingine4G69 2.4 L I4 MIVEC
VW 2.0 L I4 DI-D
Transmission5-speed manual
4-speed INVECS-II transmission (petrol)
6-speed manual (diesel)
Wheelbase2,830 mm (111.4 in)
Lenth4,765 mm (187.6 in)
Weenth1,795 mm (70.7 in)
Hicht1,655–1,700 mm (65.2–66.9 in)
Crib wecht1,655–1,725 kg (3,649–3,803 lb)
PredecessorMitsubishi Chariot

The exterior stylin wis based loosely on designer Olivier Boulay's earlier Mitsubishi Space Liner,[2] a monobox fower-seat concept vehicle wi centre-openin "suicide doors", first exhibitit at the 35th Tokyo Motor Show in 2001.[3] It wis the first aw new vehicle featurin the company's new common "face", comprisin a curved lawer grille edge an a sharp crease risin up the leadin edge o the bonnet frae the prominent corporate badge.[4]

The Grandis wis an aa the basis for the Mitsubishi FCV (Fuel Cell Vehicle) concept, pouered bi a fuel cell technology developed bi then controllin sharehaulder DaimlerChrysler. DCX's "FC System" uises a fuel cell stack tae replenish an array o NiMH batteries frae 117 litres o compressed hydrogen storage.[5]

It wan the "Best MPV" awaird at the Bangkok Internaitional Motor Show frae 2005 tae 2010.[6]

In 2011, it wis discontinued globally.


  1. "Mitsubishi Motors Releases New Grandis" Archived 2010-04-04 at the Wayback Machine, Mitsubishi Motors Press Release, May 14, 2003
  2. "Mitsubishi Grandis Review",, March 27, 2005
  3. ""New" Mitsubishi Motors Introduces Exciting Car Concepts At 35th Tokyo Motor Show" Archived 2008-08-28 at the Wayback Machine, Mitsubishi Motors Press Release, October 17, 2001
  4. "Mitsubishi designer's vision unveiled" Archived 2011-06-08 at the Wayback Machine, MMNA press release, PR Newswire, January 9, 2002
  5. "Mitsubishi Motors Builds Fuel-Cell Vehicle" Archived 2009-06-30 at the Wayback Machine, Mitsubishi Motors press release, September 17, 2003
  6. "Mitsubishi Grandis and Strada win Car of the Year Awards at Bangkok International Motor Show" Archived 2009-06-30 at the Wayback Machine, Mitsubishi Motors Press Release, March 29, 2005
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