The All-New Mitsubishi L200 Series 5: Defining the Next Generation of Pick-Up Trucks

The all-new Mitsubishi L200 Series 5 has been revealed, and it's better than ever!

Improvements for the new Series 5 model include better fuel efficiency, performance, four-wheel drive ability, manoeuvrability, aerodynamics and carrying capacity – excelling all other pick-up trucks in its class!

The new Series 5 had a lot to live up to, as the current Series 4 model has won more awards than all of its rivals combined, as well as outselling all other pick-ups since its launch in 2006. However, Mitsubishi has used their experience of 33 years and four generations of pick-ups to make this new model excel in every area.

The all-new L200 Series 5 has been rebuilt from scratch with significant improvements in 330 different areas. The end result is the perfect vehicle for commercial use, combined with SUV-like quality and a dynamic performance.

The L200 Series 5 provides outstanding ride quality in an ultra-comfortable cabin. It has class-leading leg room, with rear seats now able to tilt up to 25 degrees making long journeys comfortable for up to 5 passengers. The Series 5 also features larger driver and front passenger seats, now made from high density, soft touch memory foam.

In addition to the extra levels of comfort found inside the L200 Series 5, it also features an extensive range of potentially life-saving safety features. It incorporates Mitsubishi's Reinforced Impact Safety Evolution (RISE), a highly efficient energy absorbing structural design that minimises the effects of a collision by dispersing shock.

On Board Active Stability & Traction Control (ASTC) helps to prevent wheel slip by taking control of any unstable vehicle movements. By individually breaking spinning wheels and distributing power from the engine it can help maintain traction when navigating slippery surfaces or sleep slopes. A total of seven airbags have been built into the cabin and the L200 Series 5 has also been fitted with lane departure warning, trailer stability assist, hill start assist and ABS with electronic brake force distribution.

The L200 Series 5 is powered by an all-new MIVEC turbo diesel engine that produces an impressive 178BHP and 430 Nm of torque at 2,500 rpm, resulting in increased performance through a new six-speed manual transmission. With a 0-62mph time of just 10.4 seconds, the L200 Series 5 is two seconds quicker than the previous model.

Despite the increased levels of performance, the L200 Series 5 uses between 11 and 47 per cent less fuel than rival pick-ups, achieving up to 42.8 MPG and it is also completely unrivalled when it comes to range - now able to travel up to 685 miles on a single tank of fuel. And with CO2 emissions measures at a lowly 169 g/km, the L200 Series 5 has the lowest emissions of any pick-up!

Another area in which the L200 Series 5 cannot be beaten is its load capacity. Due to the use of high tensile steel in the cabin and cargo bed to strengthen the vehicle without adding weight, the L200 Series 5 is able to boast a combined load bed capacity and full towing capability of 4.1 tonnes. The cargo bed has also been improved to increase usability, adding more depth and greater overall volume.

No longer seen simply as a commercial workhorse, the modern pick-up truck is a vehicle used in all walks of life. The Mitsubishi L200 5 Series is the perfect embodiment of what customers look for with this type of vehicle – the comfort of a passenger car with the functionality, strength and reliability of a pick-up truck.

The All-New L200 Series 5 will be in UK dealerships in September with the 4Life priced from £19,749, available as a double cab option only.

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