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Mitsubishi ASX 2023 does not claim that it is not a Renault

In the compact SUV section, the Mitsubishi ASX is one of many oldest offered in Brazil and Europe. A brand new technology has been ready for a very long time, however due to the wedding between Renault, Nissan and Mitsubishi, the mannequin will seem. But within the title of low value, the brand new 2023 ASX can not say that it is not a Renault.

To describe the brand new technology of the Mitsubishi ASX, the Japanese model ordered the European Renault Captur, modified the entrance grille, logos and so forth. That’s simply it. What’s worse: when Renault hides the reverse digicam in its brand, a large bump within the again has been launched to maintain the digicam there.

Since the Mitsubishi brand does not match into the area, the model is pressured to incorporate its title in daring letters within the space. It’s one thing that is missing in different Japanese fashions, even within the L200 Triton pickup. Up entrance, the grille seems like a Renault, however with some traces that attempt to remind the Mitsubishi.

Mitsubishi ASX [divulgação]

The cabin of the brand new Mitsubishi ASX 2023 is 100% Renault, with Duster air controls and the brand new vertical multimedia middle utilized by the model in its European automobiles. The solely change is the Mitsubishi brand on the black plastic panel – I believe it can be eliminated and the Renault brand can be on the underside.

Brazilian hearts

Under the hood, the Mitsubishi Captur, that is, the Renault ASX, or somewhat, the brand new Mitsubishi ASX brings engines from the French model. The entry-level model makes use of the identical 1.0 TCe three-cylinder turbo that will debut in Brazil within the new compact SUV of the French model. It has 90 hp and 16.3 kgfm of torque. It’s solely mated to a six-speed handbook transmission.

Upstairs is the 1.3-liter turbocharged four-cylinder utilized in Brazil by Captur, Duster, Oroch and Mercedes-Benz sedans. In the ASX, it has 138 hp and 26.5 kgfm or 156 hp and 27.5 kgfm. Both have an digital part and an electrical motor that replaces the alternator.

Finally, the Mitsubishi ASX 2023 has two hybrid variations. Both use a 1.6-liter engine, with the normal choice with 141 hp or a plug-in with 160 hp. For the plug-in mannequin, the vary on electrical energy alone is 49 km. Prices and variations are displayed by Mitsubishi.

Mitsubishi ASX [divulgação]
Mitsubishi ASX [divulgação]

Do you promote in Brazil?

As Renault and Nissan are managed by their dad or mum corporations in Brazil, whereas Mitsubishi represents the HPE group, the way forward for the ASX is unsure. The mannequin was offered in Brazil because the Outlander Sport, however its manufacturing has been discontinued, in line with experiences. Renault will not let Mit promote the ASX with the Captur physique right here.

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