The Japanese automaker Mitsubishi has refreshed the ASX “city-sized SUV” for the Australian market. The ASX 4WD is powered by a 1.8-liter turbodiesel engine that delivers 147 hp (110 kW / 149 PS) and a peak torque of 221 lb-ft (300 Nm). This power unit is linked to a 6-speed manual gearbox that allows the car to consume 5.7 liters / 100 km and have CO2 emissions of 149 g/km.

As for the ASX 2WD and 2WD Aspire models, these two come with a 2.0-liter gasoline engine that sends the power with the help of either a 5-speed manual or a CVT gearbox, providing 147 hp (110 kW / 149 PS) and 145 lb-ft (197 Nm) of torque. With the manual transmission, these two models have a fuel consumption of 7.9 liters / 100 km, while with the CVT return 7.7 liters / 100 km.

The versions with the gasoline engine have a towing capacity of 1,300 kg while the ones running on diesel can tow up to 1,400 kg. Among the most important safety features we find electronic brake distribution, hill start control system, RISE – Reinforced Impact Safety Evolution structure, seven airbags and ASTC – Active Stability Control with Traction Control.

Additional details in the press release below.


Gallery: 2013 Mitsubishi ASX launched in Australia

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