Updated Mitsubishi ASX now available


Mitsubishi Motors South Africa has given its ASX compact SUV a mid-life facelift with the changes mostly limited to subtle interior and exterior revisions.

Outside, all models now boast chrome trim, black roof rails and tinted windows while GLX and GLS models also feature LED daytime running lights, redesigned bumper mounted front foglights and 17-inch alloy wheels.

Consisting out of five models; GL, GLX and GLS, the latter with or without the option of a Rockford Fosgate sound system, power remains unchanged with all derivatives continuing with Mitsubishi’s 2.0-litre four-cylinder petrol engine that produces 110 kW and 197 N.m of torque. As before, drive only goes to the front-wheels with a five-speed manual gearbox standard on all models and a Continuously Variable Transmission (CVT) available as an option on the GLS.

Mitsubishi claims a combined fuel consumption figure of 7.6 L /100 km for the manual and 7.5 L/100 km for the CVT.

Standard equipment on the base GL includes electric windows all around, six-speaker sound system with MP3 and USB capability, Bluetooth with voice control, 16-inch alloy wheels, rear park distance control, electric mirrors, ABS with EBD and Brake Assist, seven airbags and automatic lights.

One model up, the GLX adds automatic climate control, touch screen infotainment system, leather seats, panoramic glass roof, reverse camera and keyless go.

Sitting at the top of the range, GLS features side-mirror integrated turn signals, Active Stability Control, Electronic Traction Control and Hill Start Assist. In addition, High Intensity Discharge Headlamps (HID) are standard on CVT models while the aforementioned Rockford Fosgate sound system with nine speakers is a available as an option although standard with the manual box. 

A three year / 100 000 km warranty is standard on all models as is a five year / 90 000 km service plan.



2.0 GL R299 900
2.0 GLX R329 900
2.0 GLS w/ Rockford Fosgate R342 900
2.0 GLS CVT R354 900
2.0 GLS CVT w/ Rockford Fosgate R364 900