Mitsubishi Motors to Launch the All-New eK X EV in Japan

May 30, 2022

Mitsubishi Motors Corporation announced that the all-new eK X EV (pronounced "eK 'cross' EV"), an all-electric kei-car, will go on sale at sales affiliates nationwide and on Rakuten Ichiba, an e-commerce marketplace, in Japan this summer.

The all-new eK X EV is priced from 2,398,000 to 2,932,600 yen (10 percent consumption tax included). It is eligible for the Subsidies for Promoting the Introduction of Clean Energy Vehicles and Infrastructure in the supplementary budget for fiscal 2021 and the Subsidies for Promoting the Introduction of Clean Energy Vehicles in fiscal 2022. Accordingly, for customers who receive a 550,000 yen subsidy, the actual purchase price will start from 1,848,000 yen (10 percent consumption tax included). In some areas, subsidies from local governments can also be used, making the price even more affordable.

The eK X EV is a new electric vehicle (EV) to join the eK X series, Mitsubishi Motors' kei-car series with an SUV flavor, and offers a driving range sufficient for everyday use at an affordable price. The new model features the spacious, pleasant cabin and user-friendliness same as the eK X, a height-wagon kei-car, while also providing the smooth and powerful driving experience of EVs, a quiet and comfortable ride, and the convenience made possible by advanced driver assistance systems and connectivity.

The all-new eK X EV offers the following main features:

  • Easy-to-use for everyday ride

o  Driving range of 180 kilometers (km, in WLTC mode) per charge, sufficient for everyday use

o  The smooth and powerful driving experience unique to EVs, quietness, and ride comfort

o  A spacious and comfortable cabin achieved by optimizing the layout of the EV system

  • Friendly to passengers and to society

o  Grip Control that provides Mitsubishi Motors' characteristic driving experience with peace of mind

o  An array of advanced driver assistance systems, including the first use of the MI-PILOT parking support system

o  Connectivity that allows remote control of air conditioning and charging via an app, in addition to SOS Emergency Assistance

o  Large-capacity drive battery that can serve as a storage battery to help address electricity supply and demand issues, as well as a reliable source of power

  • Clean design and functional features of an EV

o  Clean, sophisticated styling that combines the look of an EV with that of an SUV

o  Advanced 7-inch color liquid crystal display (LCD) meter with good visibility and operability, and an electric shift lever

o  9-inch Smartphone-link Display Audio (SDA) navigation system displaying EV-related information

Official product website for eK X EV (in Japanese only):

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