If you want a crossover pickup with a unique design, then Mitsubishi GR-HEV would be the right choice. The first GR-HEV concept was revealed at Geneva Motor Show in 2013, and as it is a hybrid vehicle, Mitsubishi has plans to manufacture hybrid vehicle till 2020. This hybrid pickup truck is going to have an excellent performance matched by its overwhelming efficiency on fuel economy. Bearing a unique and distinctive look, this Mitsubishi GR-HEV will be in one word awesome.
Mitsubishi GR-HEV – Exterior look
Exterior body is what makes this Mitsubishi GR-HEV hybrid pickup truck stand out from other vehicles in this segment. The design and structure of the outer body are of a rare type and somewhat unusual. Outer body has a dynamic and a futuristic look; its exterior can also be classified as a fantasy type. Designers drew headlights and grille on front fascia into a single attached line formation. So the headlights extend towards the side of the hood. The front fascia has lots of aluminum accent and on sides of the body and roof lines. Designers also made windows more stylistic. Also, the cargo trunk design has a high ground clearance. There will be some color options for outer body.
Mitsubishi GR-HEV Drive
For its engine, Mitsubishi GR-HEV will have a 2.5-liter diesel under the hood. Also, there are an electric motor and battery. The output produced by this 2.5-liter diesel engine will be 340 horsepower and a matching torque of 382 pound-feet. This engine will come with an automatic transmission. For drive type configuration, a Super All Wheel System with four drive modes will be used for adapting with different kinds of terrain.
Mitsubishi GR-HEV – Fuel economy
This hybrid pickup will have its CO2 emission of 149 g/km and its overall efficiency on fuel consumption is going to be 41 miles per gallon.
Interior of Mitsubishi GR-HEV
The interior will provide high-end comfort and luxury with leather upholstery and dashboard with center console and other interior parts made of high-quality materials. The cabin has dark black colored windows. Inside, you will also have a premium surround sound system which is synced with music and information center. Mitsubishi GR-HEV can accommodate up to five people and since is made more spacious it will certainly provide next-level comfort. Also, a black and gray color combination will be featured. Seats, dashboard and steering wheel will be in black while the instrument cluster, door panels, and roof will be gray.
Competitors, Release Date and Price
This Mitsubishi GR-HEV hybrid truck will have many competitors and some main competitors are Subaru Viziv concept and Volvo V60 hybrid. This hybrid will arrive by late 2016 or early 2017. Mitsubishi GR-HEV is going to cost around $50,000 and the price will rise for extra features on higher trims.