Fuso Canter FG 4X4 is a 6.5 ton cab-over truck with four-wheel-drive powering itswheels. Efficiency and the optimal size of the light duty vehicle allow it to be easily driven on rough terrains and inclined surfaces. Due to its versatile design and off-road abilities, the truck can be used at construction sites, with fire brigade or as a winter service vehicle equipped with snow plough and salt spreader.
This review brings forward some of the unsurpassed features of Mitsubishi Fuso Canter FG 4X4.
The All New Look
Front of the Fuso 4X4 Canter bas been modified to suit its off-road functionality. The truck comes with fog lamps that has daytime running lights integrated into them. The V-shaped radiator grill with the embedded logo gives an astounding appearance to the vehicle. The users also have an option to choose from different available colors for the truck, which includes metallic and pearl paint finishes. The cataphoretic dip priming (CDP) and the powder-coated frame prevents the vehicle from corrosion.
Engine Technology That Has Set New Standards
The hi-tech truck is compact, maneuverable and easy to maintain. The 4P10-T4 Diesel engine with 4 valves per cylinder and an exhaust gas turbocharger offers more power per engine cycle. The 3-litre Exhaust Gas Recirculation (EGR) engine is further integrated with a Piezo Fuel Injection system that ensures efficient fuel consumption.
The engine features SCR (Selective Catalytic Reduction) technology with AdBlue injection, which converts harmful NOx to nitrogen and steam. A blend of exhaust gas recirculation and fully automatic particulate filter regeneration ensures ideal emission rates.
Unmatched Safety And Comfort
The cockpit has a suspended driver seat, which provides lumbar support and has a left hand folding arm rest. There is enough leg room under both driver’s and co-driver’s seat,to make driving more comfortable.
The heating and air-conditioning system of the Mitsubishi Fuso Canter FG 4X4 is remarkable. A decent air flow rate in the footwell and head areas ensures comfort of the driver and maintains an optimal temperature. The customers may also opt for a fully automatic air-conditioning system as an alternative to the manual system.
The truck comes with a satellite navigation that displays all the tracks and fire trails. Three years of upgraded maps are also installed in the system.
The Canter features outstanding safety technology. This includes a powerful engine brake, disc brakes, and standard Electronic Stability Program (ESP) with numerous other functions. The side impact protection in the doors and the Brake Override technology (Smart Stop Technology) prevents the vehicle from slipping. To ensure the safety of the driver as well as the passenger, dual air-bags have also been installed in the truck.
The stowage capacity of the Fuso Canter FG 4X4 is worth mentioning. The middle console contains 2 DIN slots, a drink holder that can be pulled out and a compartment with a flap. On driver‘s side, things may be kept in the open trays or in the glove compartment. A specific place has be designated under the dashboard to store small things like magazines, mobile phone, documents etc.
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