Toyota Veloz vs Mitsubishi Xpander: Which MPV should you choose?

Toyota Veloz vs Mitsubishi Xpander: Which MPV should you choose?

The Mitsubishi Xpander has won multiple accolades for its fine performance and fuel efficiency across the globe, including the Middle Eastern market. However, unlike South Asian countries, the UAE market is more than just efficient. Performance and styling play an important role. And that’s where the Toyota Veloz comes into the picture.

KEY TAKEAWAYS

  • Which one is more powerful - Toyota Veloz or Mitsubishi Xpander?

    There is no significant difference between the Veloz and Xpander in terms of performance. The Veloz makes a couple of horsepower more, while the Xpander is around 3 Nm better.
  • Which MPV should I buy in the UAE - Toyota Veloz or Mitsubishi Xpander?

    Your choice of choosing an SUV should be dependent on the value for money quotient. So, in that sense, the Xpander is slightly better in terms of value, since it is extremely affordable.
  • The Toyota Veloz and Mitsubishi Xpander are quite similar in terms of the specifications on paper, though that may translate into something other than real-life performance. And that’s what we are here to discuss. Which of the two MPVs, Toyota Veloz and Mitsubishi Xpander, is better than the other?

    Mitsubishi Xpander

    Let’s begin!

    2023 Toyota Veloz vs 2023 Mitsubishi Xpander: Price

    Unlike most other cars in the passenger vehicle space, the Veloz and Xpander MPVs are slightly different. The Veloz is offered in just one trim, while the Xpander gets two. Check out their prices!

    Toyota Veloz Variants

    Toyota Veloz Price

    Mitsubishi Xpander Variants

    Mitsubishi Xpander Price

    GX

    AED 79,900

    Medium Line

    AED 55,000

       

    High Line

    AED 60,000

    According to the official pricing model, the Toyota Veloz is priced at AED 79,900 for its single variant, while the Xpander is a lot more affordable at AED 55,000 starting.

    Toyota Veloz

    2023 Toyota Veloz vs 2023 Mitsubishi Xpander: Dimensions

    Dimensions

    Toyota Veloz

    Mitsubishi Xpander

    Length

    4,475 mm

    4,475 mm

    Width

    1,750 mm

    1,750 mm

    Height

    1,700 mm

    1,700 mm

    Fuel Tank

    43L

    45L

    In terms of dimensions, both the Toyota Veloz and Mitsubishi Xpander are identical. However, the only difference comes in terms of the fuel tank capacity, where the Xpander is just 2L more.

    2023 Toyota Veloz vs 2023 Mitsubishi Camry: Engine specifications

    Since both the Toyota Veloz and Mitsubishi Xpander are targeted at the same segment with efficiency and value, the engine produces more or less identical power figures, which is enough to carry all the occupants and still hit triple-digit speeds.

    Specifications

    Toyota Veloz

    Mitsubishi Xpander

    Engine

    1.5L, 4-cylinder

    1.5L, 4-cylinder

    Max Power

    105 hp

    103 hp 

    Max Torque

    138 Nm

    141 Nm 

    Transmission

    CVT

    4-speed Automatic

    Drive Modes

    Eco/Normal/Sport

    NA

    The Toyota Veloz and Mitsubishi Xplander are powered by a similar displacement engine. However, the Veloz makes 2 hp more, but with less torque, while the Xpander has a torquey engine. The Toyota Car gets a CVT, which might consume a little more fuel than the 4-speed automatic of the Xpander.

    Mitsubishi Xpander

    2023 Toyota Veloz vs 2023 Mitsubishi Xpander: Features

    Both MPVs are kitted with several noteworthy features. However, given the slightly bigger price tag, the Veloz is better equipped with features like LED tail lights, leather-wrapped steering and gear knob, wireless charger, and more.

    Features

    Toyota Veloz

    Mitsubishi Xpander

    Exterior

    17-inch Alloy Wheels, LED Auto Headlamps, Front Fog Lamps, Smart Entry, ORVM Welcome Lights, Auto-retractable Door Mirrors, LED Rear Combination Lamps

    16-inch Alloy Wheels, Automatic LED Headlamps, Front Fog Lamps, Rear Window Defogger, Piano Black Front Grille, Rear Fog Lights, Silver Side Sill Garnish

    Interior

    7-inch MID Display, Ambient Lights, Digital Speedometer, Leather Steering Wheel & Gear Knob, Auto Air-conditioning, 8-inch Touchscreen Infotainment System, Apple CarPlay, Android Auto, Six Speakers, Wireless Charger, LED Interior Roof Lights, Leather + Fabric upholstery

    TFT MID Display, Piano Black Function Switches, High-grade Fabric Seats, 7-inch Capacitive Touch Infotainment Display, Android Auto, Apple CarPlay, Weblink 2.0 Mirroring, Four Speakers, High-grade Fabric upholstery

    Safety

    Dual Front Airbags, Side & Curtain Airbags, ISOFIX Child Seat, Electronic Parking Brakes, Rear View Camera with Parking Sensors, Emergency Call System, Tyre Pressure Monitoring System, ABS, Vehicle Stability Control, Hill-start Assist Control, Anti-theft System with Immobilizer

    Reinforced Impact Safety Evolution Chassis, Side Impact Door Beams, Driver & Passenger Airbags, ABS, Emergency Stop Signal System, Active Stability Control, Hill Start Assist, Tyre Pressure Monitoring System, Rear view camera

    Toyota Veloz

    Verdict

    In the Toyota Veloz vs Mitsubishi Xpander battle, both MPVs are equally matched in almost all aspects. While the Veloz offers a better range of features, the Xpander is a more affordable one, starting at around AED 55,000.

    Also read: Top 5 affordable SUVs to buy in the UAE

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