5 Stars For The Mitsubishi ASX
The Mitsubishi ASX has just received a 5-Star Euro NCAP crash test result, not quite a year after its release and with over 22,665 customers under its belt.
Briefly, the high level of built-in passive safety comes as a result of a very comprehensive safety packages including items such as, shape optimisation and energy absorption. Bonnet design with a crushable zone for pedestrians, plastic front wings and an open section of construction of the windshield support and implement pedestrian safety.
These measures (and many more) complement Mitsubishi Motors’ proprietary RISE (“Reinforced Impact Safety Evolution”). Which is meant to integrate and interconnect structural elements for an active protection of the passengers during an accident. The design brings dramatic advances in multi-directional impact safety performance, dispersing energy loads during front, side and rear crashes and controlling distortion.
Due to the all-inclusive electronic architecture of the ASX, it offers the full range of active & passive safety devices, including (may vary according to model market and version), Active Stability Control, Traction Control, Hill Start Assist system, ABS, Electronic Brake Distribution, Brake Assist, Emergency Stop signal System and Up to 7 airbags incl. driver knee airbag.
The ASX impressive performance proved, Adult occupant: 86 %, Child occupant: 78 %, Safety assist: 71 % and Pedestrian: 60 %.