posted 8 years ago

The new Mitsubishi ASX

The new Mitsubishi ASX looks like a rough and tumble 4x4 but it has no off road skills

The new Mitsubishi ASX looks like a rough and tumble 4x4 but it has no off road skills. The Mitsubishi ASX uses the same base as the Mitsubishi Outlander but is a foot shorter. There will be two engines available the 1.6 litre petrol and the 1.8 litre turbo diesel. The Mitsubishi ASX diesel is the most economical, the class leading economy is achieved with the ASX electric power steering, brakes that capture energy as you slow down and low resistance tyres. There is also stop start as standard to cut the engine when at standstill. Co2 emissons are approximately 145g/km and this model returns 51.4 mpg.The Mitsubishi ASX is capable of 0-60mph in 9.7 seconds and has a top speed of 124mph.

The Mitsubishi ASX is as stylish on the inside as it appears from the outside. The dash is made of a soft plastic and there is plenty of chrome splashed around. It has a spacious boot with large underfloor tray, a 60:40 split rear bench seat with an adjustable back rest, armrest with ski slot and an easy-fold to flat facility so that you have the versatility to match your ever-changing needs. The standard entry level Mitsubishi ASX comes with a generous amount of equipment including manual air conditioning, seven airbags, stability and traction control. Moving up the range models include climate control airconditioning, cruise control, rain and dusk sensors, satellite navigation, bluetooth hands free, privacy glass, engine stop/start and full leather upholstery.The driving position on the Mitsubishi ASX is high up to give an excellent view of the road and there is an adjustable steering wheel. Prices for the Mitsubishi ASX start at £14,999.