Mitsubishi Introduces Two New Budget i-MiEV Versions
Taken separately, the M budget version is set to arrive in Japanese showrooms on July 25, wearing a price tag of 2.6 million yen (about $32,000), down from 3.8 million ($46,900).
Moreover, the price is further brought down to just 1.88 million yen ($23,200) after state subsidies are applied, which makes it able to compete with the Nissan Leaf (2.99 million yen / $36,900).
Then we have the G model, which comes to offer a better driving range than the original model. Due to arrive in Japanese showrooms from this August, this version has a suggested retail price of around 3.8 million yen ($46,900) and can travel 110 miles on a full charge.
As said, the G also benefits from a more comprehensive equipment and trim specification and ‘MiEV Remote System’ that allows the owner to set the time he wants battery charging to start and finish and to pre-activate the climate control system before entering the car.
Mitsubishi says it aims to sell 6,000 i-MiEVs this year in Japan alone.