Mitsubishi has updated its top-of-the-range ASX derivative with new exterior styling elements and improved interior appointments. What's more, the Japanese manufacturer now offers trade assistance of between R30k and R55k on all derivatives of the ASX...
Mitsubishi updated its compact family car/crossover in 2017 with fresh styling changes as well as the addition of a new value-for-money derivative. More recently, buyers eyeing out the GLS CVT derivative have been afforded a host of exterior and interior improvements that differentiate the top-spec ASX from the rest of the range.
On the outside, this ASX derivative benefits from a new grille design with chrome garnish, a new front bumper design and LED daytime running lights. The rear bumper now features carbon fibre inserts, a rear diffuser, additional chrome garnish and rear LED fog light.
On the inside, the centre console has been redesigned and now includes 2 USB ports and a mobile phone tray with a removable padded liner. Changes to the material used in the centre console, dashboard centre panel and electric window switch panels have been upgraded. The CVT shift lever is new too and the seats have a fresh design with red stitching.
This ASX GLS CVT rides on new 18-inch diamond-cut alloy wheels and is available in a new silver body colour.
A total of 7 airbags are standard as is active stability and traction control and hill start assist. Other features include a reverse-view camera, rear park distance control, heated/electric side mirrors and a full-length panoramic glass roof.
The ASX GLS is powered by a naturally-aspirated 2.0-litre petrol engine with 110 kW and 197 Nm of torque. This derivative is equipped with Mitsubishi’s new CVT with a 6-step sports mode.
The Mitsubishi ASX GLS CVT is priced at R339 995 and is sold with a 3-year/100 000 km warranty and a 5-year/90 000 km service plan with 15 000 km service intervals.