The current generation of Mitsubishi’s compact crossover ASX is closing to the end of its life cycle. The prototype has been spotted many times included with pretty much camouflage and it is clear today that 2018 Mitsubishi ASX will be the all-new model. It will be one of the last models which Mitsubishi may construct alone as it may build potential cars in alliance with Renault and Nissan.
WHAT SHOULD BE NEW:
The upcoming ASX claims to be the all-new vehicle. It is obvious from spy photos that model will sport more hostile outdoor that’ll get motivation from the XR-PHEV concept. The model might also be slightly bigger and must get new interior with the latest technologies.
2018 MITSUBISHI ASX: DESIGN
Evaluating by the spy pictures, the new 2018 Mitsubishi ASX may follow the design path identified by the XR-PHEV concept model. Thanks to that, the new model will sport more hostile outdoor and and it also must develop in size. The front conclusion of the model will feature so-called “Powerful Shield” design which could make it more aggressive. It’ll include leaner headlights and various grille and fender completes relying on the trim level.
The profile of the model will feature sharp belt-line and fast-back roofline. Taller rear end will also add more aggressiveness to the profile look. The most of the changes on the exterior will be on model’s rear side. It will feature taller and more sculpted design which looks significantly sportier. Serious changes on model’s outdoor also recommend that model will get deeper, structural changes which must lead to better performance and gasoline efficiency.
Inside the model may get the latest technology. The new infotainment platform may present bigger middle show and modernized interface. It’ll support Apple Car Play and Android Auto features. The model also needs to increase product quality and also needs to add more driver assistance aids.
2018 MITSUBISHI ASX: POWERTRAINS
We do not have exact details about new ASX powertrains. The model is expected to get the range of petrol and diesel engines which will feature downsized design and may boost performance with turbochargers. The positive effect is also estimated on model’s gasoline economy.
On the other hand, away from the conventional engines, the new 2018 Mitsubishi ASX must get plug-in hybrid powertrain. The design of this powertrain will be similar as on the mentioned concept model.
2018 MITSUBISHI ASX: ARRIVAL, PRICE
The arrival of the new 2018 Mitsubishi ASX must be in early 2018. We expect the price shut to the current range.