The current generation of Mitsubishi’s compact crossover ASX is
closing to the end of its life cycle. The prototype has been
spotted several times covered with more or less camouflage and
it is clear now that 2018 Mitsubishi ASX will be the all-new
model. It will be one of the last models which Mitsubishi will
build alone as it will develop future vehicles in alliance with
Renault and Nissan.
What should be new:
The upcoming ASX promises to be the all-new vehicle. It is
obvious from spy photos that model will sport more aggressive
exterior which will get inspiration from the XR-PHEV concept.
The model might also be slightly larger and should get new
interior with the latest technologies.
2018 Mitsubishi ASX: Design
Judging by the spy shots, the new 2018 Mitsubishi ASX will
follow the design path defined by the XR-PHEV concept model.
Thanks to that, the new model will sport more aggressive
exterior and plus it should grow in size. The front end of the
model will feature so-called “Dynamic Shield” design which will
make it more aggressive. It will include slimmer headlights and
different grille and bumper finishes depending on the trim
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 much sportier.
Serious changes on model’s exterior also suggest that model
will get deeper, structural changes which should lead to better
performance and fuel efficiency.
Inside the model will get the latest technology. The new
infotainment platform will boast larger center display and
modernized interface. It will support Apple Car Play and
Android Auto features. The model should also boost material
quality and should also add more driver assistance aids.
2018 Mitsubishi ASX: Powertrains
We don’t have exact information about new ASX powertrains. The
model is expected to get the range of petrol and diesel engines
which will feature downsized design and will boost performance
with turbochargers. The positive effect is also expected on
model’s fuel economy.
On the other hand, aside from the conventional engines, the new
2018 Mitsubishi ASX should get plug-in hybrid powertrain. The
design of this powertrain will be similar as on the mentioned
2018 Mitsubishi ASX: Arrival, Price
The arrival of the new 2018 Mitsubishi ASX should be in early
2018. We expect the price close to the current range.