Weststar Maxus at the moment launched the brand new Maxus MIFA 9, which will get the honour of being the primary totally electrical MPV to be offered in Malaysia. The MIFA 9 (often known as the Maxus 9) is obtainable in two fully-imported (CBU) variants, with the bottom Luxurious retailing at RM269,888 on-the-road with out insurance coverage, whereas the top-spec Premium goes for RM289,888.
Included with every buy is a five-year, 100,000-km automobile guarantee in addition to an eight-year, 200,000-km battery guarantee. Six exterior colors can be found, particularly Mica Blue, Concrete Gray, Snow Cyan, Pearl Lustre White, Dynasty Crimson and Black.
By way of dimensions, the MIFA 9 measures 5,270 mm lengthy, 2,000 mm huge, 1,840 mm tall and has a wheelbase that spans 3,200 mm. By comparability, the most recent Toyota Alphard and Vellfire are 5,005 mm lengthy, 1,850 mm huge, 1,950 mm tall and have a wheelbase of three,000 mm.
Each variants of the MIFA 9 share the identical electrical powertrain, however the Luxurious has a barely larger mixed WLTP-rated vary in comparison with the Premium. That is seemingly because of the kerb weight, which is 2,410 kg for the Luxurious and a pair of,535 kg for the Premium. The detailed specs of the powertrain are as follows:
- Electrical motor output: 245 PS (241 hp or 180 kW) and 350 Nm; FWD
- 0-100 km/h time: 9.2 seconds
- Prime pace: 180 km/h
- Battery: 90 kWh ternary lithium-ion
- Vary (WLTP): 435 km (Luxurious); 430 km (Premium)
- AC charging: 11 kW (Kind 2); 5-100% in 8.5 hours
- DC charging: 120 kW (CCS2); 30-80% in half-hour
Customary gear for each the Luxurious and Premium are twin power-sliding doorways, 19-inch alloy wheels (completely different designs for every variant), LED headlamps and DRLs, LED rear fog lamps, LED taillights, heated facet mirrors, entrance and rear powered sunroofs in addition to a powered tailgate.
Inside, there are three rows of seats in a 2-2-3 structure, with the second row being particular person captain chairs that supply heating, therapeutic massage and air flow capabilities. The motive force and entrance passenger seats are additionally powered with lumbar assist and as much as eight methods of adjustment.
The inside follows a black theme and features a microfibre/leather-based steering wheel, automated air-conditioning with rear vents and air cleaner, a 64-colour ambient lighting system, a 7-inch digital instrument cluster and a 12.3-inch touchscreen infotainment system with Android Auto and Apple CarPlay assist.
Different objects within the package listing for each variants embody selectable drive modes (Sport, Regular, Eco), an digital parking brake (with auto maintain), illuminated door sills, keyless entry and begin, privateness glass and a wi-fi charging pad.
As for variations between the variants, the Premium’s captain chairs include an Ottoman operate and the entrance seats include extra heating, air flow and therapeutic massage capabilities – the driving force additionally will get a reminiscence operate. The seat upholstery for the Premium can be product of chamois leather-based as a substitute of knitted cloth within the Luxurious. One other distinction is the variety of JBL audio system, with the range-topper getting 12 as a substitute of the eight that comes with the Luxurious.
Specializing in security and driver help, the MIFA 9 comes customary with entrance, facet and curtain airbags, ESP, ABS, brake help, a seatbelt reminder system for all seats, a 360-degree digicam, entrance and rear parking sensors in addition to a tyre strain monitoring system.
The lively techniques are shared too and embody adaptive cruise management, Built-in Cruise Help, entrance and rear autonomous emergency braking, lane change help, lane departure warning, lane maintain help, driver monitoring, pace help, auto excessive beam, rear collision warning and emergency lane maintain help.
The Premium particularly will get a video rear-view mirror that streams a feed from a rear digicam, which provides you an unobstructed view of what’s behind the automobile. This isn’t fitted on the Luxurious, which makes do with an auto-dimming rear-view mirror as a substitute.
As a particular introductory promotion, the primary 100 MIFA 9 clients will obtain a complimentary 22-kW AC residence charger. With a beginning worth that’s considerably lower than the Alphard (from RM538k) and Vellfire (from RM438k), and given the luxuries you get, would you take into account getting the MIFA 9? Share your ideas with us within the feedback beneath.
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