The collaboration between India's very own Hindustan Motors and the multinational automobile giant, Mitsubishi Motors Corporation was established way back in year, 1998. Mitsubishi Motors is one of the leading and very innovative transnational car makers in the global car markets. While Hindustan Motors was founded in the pre-independance era by the erstwhile Birla family. The company back then in the year 1942, had a small manufacturing facility and an assembly plant located close to the Port Okha area, which is based in the western city of Gujarat. This factory was further relocated to the Uttarparad area, which is located in the state of West Bengal in year, 1948. It was in this manufacturing facility that this car maker started the production of their iconic Ambassador car. The partnership between Hindustan Motors and Mitsubishi Motor Corporation has developed quite a few brilliant vehicles for the Indian populace. Their range includes the Mitsubishi Lancer sedan series, which is one of the most acclaimed sedans in the Indian market. They also have a couple of SUVs, Mitsubishi Pajero and Mitsubishi Outlander, which are doing incredible sales in the country, apart from the Mitsubishi Montero as well.
The company also has a premium sedan, Mitsubishi Cedia , which is very sleek and stylish along with being loaded with impressive features. This is basically the Indian avatar of the Lancer series. The company is selling this sedan in two trims, which are Mitsubishi Cedia Select and another Sports version, which has some exciting features. This Mitsubishi Cedia sedan is integrated with some marvellous and much needed advanced technologies inside it. The impressive Mitsubishi Cedia line-up was first launched in year 2006 and the name was changed to distinguish between this and the earlier version of Mitsubishi Lancer sedan. This latest Mitsubishi Cedia is also termed as the eighth generation Lancer. The premium sedan is sold in quite a few international markets across the world under different names and is doing well in all of them, since the time it was launched. The Mitsubishi Cedia sedan has gone through a few upgrades and facelifts and is now one of the most stylish sedan’s in the Indian car market.
The company has equipped these sedan's with a power packed and fuel efficient engine. Both the sedan's are almost similar in terms of the engine, suspension, braking system, wheels, dimensions and a few other specifications. However, at the same time, their exteriors are quite distinct from each other with the Mitsubishi Cedia Select trim being the more plain and subtle version and the other Sports version being very lively and getting quite a few cosmetic upgrades like decals and other graphics along with a few other striking features as well. This incredible petrol mill is a dominating 2.0-litre engine, which is fitted with 4 cylinders with 16 valves and an in-line single over head cam shaft (SOHC). This potent engine has the capacity to displace 1999cc and is cleverly mated with a smooth 5-speed manual transmission with 5 forward and 1 reverse gears. The company has also equipped this wonderful sedan with a proficient braking system along with a reliable suspension mechanism, which augments the comfort level as well as the driving experience. This sedan has front disc brakes, while the rear end has been fitted with ventilated disc brakes for efficient braking. It also has other standard features like an Anti-lock Braking System with Electronic Brake-force Distribution that enhances the braking system and gives a scare free ride to the passengers.
Mitsubishi CediaThe strong suspension system consists of a McPherson strut and coil spring based front suspension, while the rear end has been equipped with a multi link system that gives a jolt free ride to the occupants in the car. This premiums sedan has been integrated with some very sophisticated and best-in-class comfort aspects as well that will certainly entice the customers. The list of these functions include a powerful air conditioning unit with climate control, a rear defogger with a switch, an advanced 2-DIN audio system with four speakers and a USB interface as well, a sun visor with a vanity mirror that has a lid as well as a ticket holder and many more such attractive features. Along with these convenient and practical features, the company has also incorporated some very crucial and much needed safety aspects in this premium sedan. The list of these significant aspects comprise of a highly developed ABS with EBD, a collapsible steering column, reinforced impact safety evolution body (RISE), rear child protection locks, power windows, front three point ELR seat belts with pre-tensioners that are height adaptable as well as have seat belt anchors, dual airbags for the front driver and passenger, an engine immobiliser and a few other such impressive features for the protection of the sedan and the passengers. All these put together has developed this sedan into one of the most admired and dependable vehicle in its own segment.
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