Simply compact crossover 2018-2019 Mitsubishi ASX


Japanese 2018-2019 Mitsubishi ASX crossover is one of the most popular SUV among Russian motorists. New 2018-2019 Mitsubishi SUVs appeared in the middle of the summer of 2010 in Russia a year, and since then every year only increases the army of his followers. In our review, we consider the specifications of the updated crossover SUVs 2018-2019 Mitsubishi sample year, presented at the Paris Motor Show in . We estimate the exterior colors, tires and wheels, sit down in the lounge, look at the rack, consider bundling, the level of their content and prices, and of course carry out a test drive on asphalt and off. Traditionally, we help video and photo materials, analysis and commentary reviews the owners of car journalists.

As controlled crossover with upgraded suspension, a real fuel consumption, where it is better to carry out maintenance of the 2018-2019 Mitsubishi ASX and buy accessories to it, and may be in cars have weaknesses? A lot of questions, we will try to give all the answers.

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When creating compact crossover SUVs Japanese experts went on a simple and, in our view, the right way. In the larger 2018-2019 Mitsubishi Outlander XL second generation was taken as a basis, which made it more understated and a sloping roof, reduced front overhang by 95 mm and cut the feed to 250 mm. By this reduction and a compact ASX, the dimensions of the wheelbase platform of the donor are preserved. The brainchild of Japanese engineers 2018-2019 Mitsubishi ASX subsequently allowed to create clones in the face of a French couple – the Citroen the C4 Aircross and Peugeot 4008.

  • We indicate the external dimensions of 2018-2019 Mitsubishi ASX: 4295 mm long, 1770 mm wide, 1625 mm high, 2670 mm wheelbase, 195 mm ground clearance (clearance).

2018-2019 Mitsubishi Outlander XL – with a body length of 4640 mm, height 1680 mm and ground clearance of 215 mm. Downsizing has resulted in a reduction in curb weight of more than 200 kg, in the end, depending on the version of the mass of the compact SUVs is from 1300 kg to 1455 kg.

  • Tires are set 215 / 65R16 or 215 / 60R17, steel or alloy wheels 16 and 17, the size range of light alloy. As tuning is possible to install tires 215 / 55R18 on alloy wheels R18.
  • For the body color is a wide range of enamel colors: white, white pearl, black pearl and metallics – silver, dark blue, turquoise, red and gray.


The body design of the compact crossover with three diamonds on facing huge trapezoid false radiator grille resolved in the style of a sedan and Outlander XL Lancer X.

Physical updated ASX hardly distinguishable from dorestaylingovoy car models, designers only slightly corrected grille, front and rear bumper. The rest of the face of the Japanese has not changed, the strict lines of the wedge-shaped body, inflated window-sill line, large doorways, sloping aft roof, wiry back, moderate vyshtampovki wheel arch trim front and rear bumper, strict lighting (LED back filling). And the obligatory crossover attribute in the face of the plastic bottom of the protection of the car body in black plastic, with dignity capable of withstanding shocks and sand stones flying from under the wheels.

Body Mitsu SUVs manufactured with extensive use of high strength steel and seriously protected by anti-corrosion coating and Stone Chip below. The front wings are plastic, despite the chopped form drag coefficient of just 0,32 Cx. For Russian heavy duty all 2018-2019 Mitsubishi ASX set of batteries with more capacity, antifreeze can withstand temperatures below – 40 degrees, migrated engine control unit (cold start) and heated front seats.

Salon Japanese 2018-2019 Mitsubishi crossover SUVs built from quality materials pleasant to the touch (soft plastic, textured fabric upholstery, leather seat trim available). To sit in the car comfortably on the front and rear seats. To begin an overview of the interior, of course, with the driver’s seat. A small-sized steering wheel pleasure lies in your hands, the steering column is adjustable in four directions, informative devices in two deep wells, located between the screen on-board computer with the color information display. Armchair with mechanical adjustments (electric option) ensures a high and comfortable fit, but too dense packing causes fatigue in the lower back during long rides.

The front panel and center console with a pleasant, soft outlines. Depending on the trim level 2018-2019 Mitsubishi SUVs on the console placed cassette player (radio CD MP3 AUX 4 or 6 speakers) or advanced music Rockford Fostgate (subwoofer and 8 speakers), you can order muttimediyny complex with a touch screen (navigation, CD DVD USB, Bluetooth, camera rear view). Present air conditioning or climate control, air duct at the feet of the rear passengers.

In the second row thanks to the large size of the wheelbase accommodate three passengers, but to sit somewhat uncomfortable due to vertical landing and low ceiling, and tiny side windows cause tightness.
Mitsu Trunk SUVs in the stowed state can accommodate 415 liters of cargo, underground full spare wheel, folding the second row will get almost equal platform with 1219 liters of volume. Large fifth door providing a large rectangular opening, but the loading height is great.

Specifications 2018-2019 Mitsubishi SUVs year: a car in Russia is offered with three petrol engines.

  • The 1.6-liter (117 hp) with 5 manual transmission and front-wheel drive 2 the WD, the engine accelerates the car to 100 mph for 11.4 seconds, top speed of 183 mph, fuel consumption of 5 liters on the highway and 7.8 liters in the city. The actual fuel consumption is on the track of 6.5-7.5 liters in urban traffic jams 10-11 liters.
  • 1.8-liter engine (140 hp), automatic transmission – the CVT variator, with front-wheel drive (the WD 2) provides to disperse hundreds of 13.1 seconds, top speed of about 186 mph, passport fuel consumption by 6.4 liters per city and 9.8 liters in the city, in actual use (reviews of the owners) will be between 7.5-8.5 liters on the highway up to 11-12 liters in the city (in the dense traffic jams up to 14 liters).
  • The 2.0-liter engine (150 hp), Automatic transmission – CVT the CVT, all wheel drive (AWD transmission Multi-Select 4WD) with three modes (2WD – automatic all wheel drive, 4WD – continuous distribution of torque between the axles and Lock- Fast response electromagnetic coupling regime, but alas, not locked). Motor, and CVT wheel drive crossover disperse up to 100 mph in 11.9 seconds at a top speed of 188 mph (owners boast that dispersed more than 200 mph). The manufacturer claims the fuel economy of 6.8 liters on the suburban highway and 10.5 liters in the city can not achieve the owners, the engine actually consumes 8-9 liters track yes 12-12.5 liters in the city.

Suspension is fully independent with stabilizer bars, MacPherson strut front, multilink rear architecture, applied electric power steering, disc brakes in the initial configuration (1.6 5 manual transmission) with ABS EBD Brake Assist Brake override system, more advanced versions 1.8 and 2.0 liter engines are added ASTC (stability control with traction control) and Hill Start Assist.

Test drive 2018-2019 Mitsubishi SUVs in : the first car owners complained of problems and inappropriate behavior crossover in the corners (rear axle even at low speed could derail into a skid, the suspension has been lax). 2018-2019 Mitsubishi has listened to the claims of car owners, car and from June comes with an upgraded suspension. Sets another stabilizer strut in front and stiffer rear dampers also have changed the characteristics of the work of the electric power steering and stabilization systems.
As a result, operation of cars has become more secure, on solid pavement suspension collected, but extremely tough, even at the small bumps in the cabin shakes, large pits and potholes strongly felt by passengers and the driver. Changes in the suspension had a positive impact on the handling, the car is stable and obedient, but … you do not want to go fast, running too much loud and different power consumption, poor sound insulation and interior.
For serious off-road 2018-2019 Mitsubishi SUVs in adapted poorly, even a version with all-wheel drive transmission. But on slippery or snow-covered roads connecting the rear wheels significantly adds confidence to the owner.
Japanese crossover SUVs, though looks like a crossover, but in practice, in our opinion, is a five-door hatchback with increased ground clearance and the ability to order a four-wheel drive, only the suspension is clearly not conducive to the movement on roads with poor coverage.

Where to collect 2018-2019 Mitsubishi SUVs: car assembly for the Russian market vozvozhno be produced in Kaluga, but as long as the crossover is coming off the assembly line in Japan and the United States.
How much is the value of SUVs in Russia in captures the very large price range. Total 699 thousand rubles can buy basic equipment ASX Inform (1,6 5 117 hp manual gearbox), and the sale of a maximum version ASX Exclusive 2,0 150 hp CVT 4WD (leather interior, power driver’s seat, panoramic sunroof, navigation, xenon, climate -control) is carried out almost twice as much – from 1,249 rubles.
The best option to buy a new 2018-2019 Mitsubishi SUVs – Motor Show, with the status of official dealer. Buy parts and make routine repairs, too, better than the dealer, for a simple reason – the conditions of the warranty. However, in some cases, parts and accessories (rugs, blankets, etc.), Small repairs and tuning 2018-2019 Mitsubishi SUVs – cheaper to book through the internet and perform at a specialized workshop.