The 2018 Mitsubishi ASX is an attempt by the makers to compete with comparable SUVs like Suzuki Vitara, Juke by Nissan, and HR- V by Honda etc. There are some changes which are expected overall in the car which is expected to appeal to the potential users.
2018 Mitsubishi ASX – Unique Feature
The future edition of 2018 Mitsubishi ASX is going to be a compact SUV and it is the size of this SUV which will be its USP. It may also come with a plug- in a hybrid variant. It is speculated that the 2018 Mitsubishi ASX will be a successor to Evolution X. The body of the Mitsubishi ASX 2018 will be considerably lighter in weight which will greatly enhance its performance as well as the security. The front grille is going to be similar though the rear of the car will definitely be modified.
The ground suspension system will come with more clearance the SUV has been manufactured on the concept of XR- PHEVII. The structure of the car has been redesigned to improve the space inside the cabin. The highest model of the car will be around 4370 mm long and the width of the car will be 1870 mm. The new model of Mitsubishi ASX in 2018 may have a plug- in hybrid, however, in all likelihood the SUV will come in a diesel drive train only.
Mitsubishi is known for two things; their safety features and state-of-the art entertainment systems in their cars. And 2018 Mitsubishi ASX will be no exception. The infotainment system is going to be big enough to become one of the star attractions of the upcoming model. It will be USB ports, Bluetooth connectivity as well as compatibility with Android auto along with Apple CarPlay. Overall the look and the feel of the interiors of the car will also be changed and there are many features that will be added for the assistance of the driver. Most of the features that are expected are safety features like anti brake lock system, lane departure warning system etc.
2018 Mitsubishi ASX – Under the Hood
Since Mitsubishi ASX is aimed for buyers who want to drive it on all types of terrain, the engine has to be super powerful. The engine will be probably of 1.1-liter capacity and will be turbocharged. The engine will be available in both petrol and diesel variants. The horsepower of the engine is almost 160 hp. The battery power of this type of engine is expected to be around 14 kWh. Since the makers are consciously working to reduce the weight of the car as well as of the engine, overall fuel economy is expected to increase greatly.
2018 Mitsubishi ASX – Release Date and Price
As the 2018 Mitsubishi ASX has been spotted on the road while being tested, it can be said that the release date is not very far. However, still as the makers have yet not officially announced the release date, the car may be launched in the market in the last quarter of 2017. The final price of the SUV also has not been disclosed but it is being speculated that it will be upwards of $30,000.