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Mitsubishi ASX (Australian spec)

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27th February, 2011

Mitsubishi Motors Corporation (MMC) has announced that the ASX, in European-spec, has received the highest rating possible of 5-Stars following the 2011 test by Euro NCAP(European New Car Assessment Programme). The Mitsubishi ASX (Mitsubishi RVR in Japan) was highly rated in all the criteria of adult occupant protection (front, side, and rear impacts), child occupant protection, pedestrian protection and safety assist.

In order to enhance its safety performance, the European-spec ASX is equipped with the following features:

  • Reinforced body RISE (Reinforced Impact Safety Evolution) for all-directional impact safety (front, side, and rear)
  • Front seatbelts utilised force-limiter and pretensioner systems
  • SRS airbags for driver and passenger seats
  • SRS knee airbag
  • SRS side & curtain airbags
  • Whiplash-reducing front seats
  • ISO-FIX anchorage that certainly secures child seat
  • Pedestrian safety protection body
  • Active Stability Control (ASC), Antilock Brake System (with Electronic Brake Distribution and Brake Assist) that increases turning and braking performances.

The ASX has also received a similar result from Australian safety testing (ANCAP*), proving its high quality safety performance.

NOTE: * ANCAP (Australasian New Car Assessment Programme) is an organisation operated by governments and motoring groups of Australia and New Zealand.


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