Fantastic small SUV.
I previously owned a Lancer and have never had any mechanical issues with it. So for my next car upgrade I was looking into small SUV’s.
The ASX by far is great value for money for a small SUV. My main purpose of driving is for work or appointments, and even though I downgraded from a 2.4L to a 2.0L engine, I don’t particularly notice the power difference. It is a little laggy (I.e takes 2 seconds after putting your foot down hard to register and have the engine kick in), but for me this isn’t a hassle. The reverse camera gives me more confid...ence for safely parking. It has excellent safety features. Apple Car Play is fantastic, giving you the option of hands free for your phone and playing music if radio stations aren’t you’re thing. The heated seats are incredible, I’m not sure I could own a car that doesn’t have them again. I love the panoramic moonroof, driving on a slightly sunny day with the inside open creates a feeling of the cabin being slightly larger than what it actually is. The only thing that does tend to bother me slightly is that when it’s been raining and you open the car door, you get drops of water landing on your car seat. I see a lot of people complain about the road noise, however comparing my Lancer to the ASX, I don’t particularly notice a dramatic difference. Inside is easy to clean and safely reach those hard to reach areas. With the added height of a small SUV, and me being short, I need a ladder to reach the roof. My car was purchased as an ex-demo model.
Purchased in September 2019 at Brighton Holden for $25,800.00.
Extremely happy with my purchase choice! Love my ASX!
I have owned my auto ASX for just over 1 year now, it is an absolute dream to drive, great sound system, very fuel efficient and I love the size and height of the car. Would love if it had better towing capacity but what it’s built for in being a city SUV it’s fantastic! Reverse camera is a great feature however it doesn’t have the best quality camera. It also doesn’t have a built in GPS or Apple car play which is really outdated but I have not missed these features. Definitely a great purchase if you are looking for something with good safety standards, excellent after care and servicing and good fuel efficiency that looks nice and has good speed.
Interior good quality
Love this car, had Peugeot 4008 basic which was written off due to tree falling on it in storm. Asx is identical to 4008 but with extras, leather seats,seat warmer,larger wheels,external mirrors closing to car, navigation system, I had basic Peugeot but replaced with top of range ASX at same price, both cars have.the Mitsubishi motor and the Interior is identical to look at but 8,000 extras with the Asx and same price as my basic Peugeot 4008.very pleased
Good family car
We purchased the ASX because we needed a larger car to accommodate our family. It is comfortable, easy to drive and I found the reversing sensors have been fantastic as I am not used to driving such a large car.
We have the top of the line option which includes nice leather seats and the seat warmers have been lovely to use on the cold days.
The only negatives I have are the number of recalls we have received, it is very inconvenient to take the vehicle to a service center each time when we rely on it to taxi our family around (we can't go an...
Not used to lack of get up & go
Going from a 380 to the ASX is a big change obviously as it has little get up and go when i need it. Im not unhappy but i wish i looked further into it. Id have gone for a stronger exceleration result. I added ryno roof racks so it looks great all in black but over all i think i should bot have rushed un so my own fault. Think it's the xls bot 100% sure. I dont have all my details on ne but I'll find them. As i said I'm not unhappy just not thrilled either but thats life
I love driving with this car. Soft, under control, low cost and with the same power on the road and the city. With enough space for the driver and the occupants. I'm pleased with the acceleration of this car and its dimensions are great for parking. I wish the camera had 360 degrees. I had driven 18,000 kilometers and had no small trouble.
Brought this car in 2015 and have not regretted my decision! Handles well, wonderful to drive, good on fuel, features are great, my favourite being the push to start button. Have had zero issues with this car. Only downfall sometimes can be the connectivity when plugging my phone in and the Bluetooth and showing shows properly on the screen, but that’s it. My partner and I used it for a weeks long worth trip into Kakadu and it managed to get us into places that were 4wd recommended. While I wouldn’t personally recommend doing it, we couldn’t fault it. We would of been disappointed if we had of spent over $1000 for a 4wd when I had a car capable of it.
Fuel effecent, good road view, handles well, back seat can fit 2 baby seats and an adult with ease, good all-round performance and would buy again if give my time over again. Very little road noise. Seats are good but not great. You get quite a lot of car for your money.
Purchased in June 2017 for $24,999.00.
ASX represents unbeatable value at price
ASX standard model is well appointed with reverse mirror, folding wing mirrors, quality steel wheel rims, warranty and free roadside assist - at $23,950 on road it's excellent value. Car drives well and is responsive around town and sufficiently powered for the open road. While the 2.0L engine is not overly powerful (less so than my wife's previous Nissan X Trail (with 2.5L) it is sufficient for most situations and fuel efficient. The engine and road-noise are more marked than my Toyota RAV though not major issues. Dashboard, legroom and general layout are all pleasingly well designed. The ASX provides good visibility and ample carrying capacity for most use.
Love my ASX
I am a huge fan of my ASX! When I was originally reading reviews before I purchased it I was a little unsure, as a lot of people said that the seats were really uncomfortable and because I had planned on taking my ASX across the Nullabour that was playing on my mind. I haven't found any issues with the seats and it drove across the Nullabour like a dream! Probably the only thing I would like to see in future models is a little more go power. If you are looking for something that is a quick zippy car, this model probably isn't for you.
Fantastic Small SUV!
I had previously driven an ASX as a rental and loved it for its fuel efficiency, spacious interiors and extra height it gave me when on the road. So much so, I purchased one! The variable transmission means that you save on fuel without hindering its overall performance on the road. Its a smooth quiet drive!
Interiors are simple, with a fold-out drinks tray from the central back seat. The model that I am currently driving includes a reverse camera as standard in addition to reverse sensors, which is perfect for those tight city carparks.
Perfect amount of space for a growing family
What I love about my Mitsubishi ASX is that it has more space inside than most small SUVs and drives nicely on country roads, with a comfortable ride, good steering and plenty of power. It comes with a five-year warranty. There is good airbag coverage all around, and the standard rear parking sensors and reversing camera raise safety levels by giving a better understanding of what’s behind. The air-conditioning maintains a set temperature and it has heated front seats, which feels great in winter. The wheels are made from an aluminium alloy whi...ch makes it look nicer. Front fog lights double as daytime running lights makes the car more visible to others. The ASX offers the perfect amount of space for a growing family. There is not enough light at the backseats though
This is the purfect car
Excellent performance. Easy to handle. Very quiet. Interior is excellent, I like the cloth seats. Plenty of leg room. I love all the gadgets they are usable and not overwhelming. Very reliable and cheap to run. Easy to park and turns very easily. Has excellent power takes off quickly. I love it.
-The car handles well but very noisy while driving. Acceleration sluggish and not responsive
-Glove box doesn't close properly and dealership tried to fix it but still an issue. Rear seat belt buckles are very hard to reach and nearly impossible to close by a child. \poor quality and design
- Fuel consumption 30% higher then advertised and shown at the brochure
After all the car does not full fill my expectations and I would never buy this again, not for this price anyway. Bad quality and over priced.
The SUV is small in inside and the boot very small. It is suited to about town, its pick up is ok. As for having a moon roof and black/grey leather seats do not leave it open when its parked in the sun or you will burn your back. These moon roofs while at night might look good, but when its a very hot day a waste of time. Do not get one, its looked very outdated inside, and there is up grade coming, as to what it will look like wait and see. The finish feels lacking
As for the ride its alright handles well but its not like the OUTLANDER, YES...I KNOW THE outlander IS BIGGER but far more comfortable a ride and better to handle, the leg room is not great also not great for rear passengers (adults). If you after an SUV on the smaller side this will suit you, parts are expensive, service is also. Look around.
Joined the SUV club
After owning just about every kind of car including sports, hard tops, soft tops, large and small sedans, a small 8 seater van and even a classic mini I bought the ASX. After my third Barina I decided to get something wth a little bit more presence on the road. Canberra drivers are pushy and tailgate generally speaking, and I was getting tired of it.
This part of my plan has worked well. With it's tough look enhanced by large alloy wheels and daytime driving lights, drivers are somewhat reluctant to dart out in front of me like they used to ...
Really good vehicle
A really good Vehicles.
Really good on fuel on a city run and motor way traffic.
I really good looking vehicle.
Lot of internal space for a family of 4.
Good Bluetooth connection and this vehicle is great.
Easy to park on the road.
Small and compact.
Nice day running light.
Perfect size for a city SUV and comfort
This car drives better then our previous Lancer that we had, there is hardly any lag like we had before. The feeling for the road is much better and we feel more safer in this car. We purchased the XLS 2.0 Petrol, we found that having the glass roof top was not really a good thing as there is no map lighting for the rear only mood lighting lights which are not that bright. With this model where they improved the CVT the fuel efficiency is what it is claimed to be which is around the 7.4/100km, lower or higher depending on the drive. Has great ...space at the back to fit our dog as well as in the boot for our shopping. Even though the CX-3 Might look good it does not have the space like the ASX does. Setting up the GPS can be a bit of a bother though. As for service when buying the car , it took time as they didn't have our colour that we wanted and to push for price was hard until we said that we didn't want the car as at the time the price was a bit high. Other then that it's a great option between the Lancer and the Outlander.
Love that car -- but
Wanting something bigger than my Lancer, I looked at the Outlander but found it too big for my single person needs, however the 2015 ASX XLS 2WD 2.0L petrol with all the bells and whistles was ideal, and at a far better price than other crossover SUVs. I researched the vehicle road-tests on-line and once I test drove it (a cheaper LS model) I was hooked.
The downside was the dealer, Australian Motors, lack of attention to detail and arrogance in not divulging a delivery delay in excess of 7 weeks until after I signed the contract. Refusing ...a $50 deposit and demanding $500, possibly so I didn’t walk away. The Finance Manager got everything wrong then was rude, and I was berated by the salesman for daring to contact the Stock Controller to locate my car after several weeks. She apparently exists in a rarefied atmosphere and is unapproachable. Overall an underwhelming experience, worthy of zero stars and one I shall never repeat nor recommend. Other negatives include -- Quoted labour rates of $110+/hour I thought were excessive and the need to chop a hole in the grill which looks awful, to fit a nudge bar, so I didn't bother The stupid el-cheapo space-saver spare wheel in a compartment large enough to take a full sized wheel (sold as an accessory) and the foam packing ring atop the narrow spare so the floor doesn't sag Poor vision out the rear window -- no wonder they fitted a reversing camera Silly and unnecessary 'mood' lighting around the glass roof at the expense of better technical extras ie; front parking sensors or park assist etc PLASTIC front mudguards, I never realised until after bringing it home -- The bonnet is the only metal panel in the front of the car
|Category||Small / Compact SUVs|
|Drive Type||Four Wheel Drive (4WD)|
|ANCAP Safety Rating||5 Stars|
|Fuel Consumption||6 L/100km|
|Fuel Tank Capacity||60 L|
|Engine||4 Cylinder 2.2 L|
|Max Power||110kW @ 3500rpm|
|Max Torque||360Nm @ 1500-2750rpm|
|Country of Manufacture||Japan|
|Manufacturer Warranty||5 year(s)|
|Release date||Jan 2016|
|Discontinuation date||Dec 2018|
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