4th Generation Canter FE1/2
Full model change and line-up was enriched by wide cab model, 3t model etc. The wide cab model featured a comfortable cabin, which was introduced for the first time for the segment. It was equivalent to middle class truck. Besides, high function equipment such as ventilation system and multi-purpose level were introduced.
It has been produced from 1978 to 1985.
Fourth generation of Canter was released, which slogan as advertisement was 'Golden foot'. The letter 'M' was applied as the emblem while the Mitsubishi's three diamond was given to FK or F series in the upper segment. Wide cab and 3t payload model were available and the standard cab was mounted to the models Canter 20 and Canter 30. On the other hand, wide cab was mounted to the models Canter Wide 20 and 30. The basic paint color was ocher.
Minor changes and power steer was applied to all models of wide cab as an option
Canter 15, the model with payload 1.5t was launched to reinforce the line-up.
Canter 35 wide, the model with 3.5t payload was launched to reinforce the line-up further.
Because of modification, the front grill with large Canter logo was applied. Also, direct injection diesel engines (NA100PS, turbo 120PS) were added to line-up.