Mitsubishi ASX

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How much does the Mitsubishi ASX cost to run?

The 1.6L petrol is the most economical Mitsubishi ASX to run, taking into account insurance, tax and fuel efficiency.

The Mitsubishi ASX 1.6L petrol costs £145.00 a year to tax, as it sits in tax band E.

It does almost 49 MPG on average, which means it will cost £12.00* in petrol every 100 miles driven.

In terms of fuel efficiency, it sits between the Citroen C4 Cactus 1.6L diesel and the more thirsty MINI Countryman 1.5L petrol.

The lower the insurance group, the cheaper a car should be to insure. This model is rated insurance group 15, which is lower than the Kia Soul 1.6L petrol, but higher than the MINI Countryman 1.6L petrol. (If insurance cost is important to you then the Citroen C3 Aircross has the lowest insurance group.)

Engine options

model1.6L petrol
mpg41.5 - 48.7
emissions135 - 155
tax£145.00 - £200.00
insuranceGroup 13 - 21

*UK average price of diesel £1.34 as of 01/06/2019.

*UK average price of petrol £1.29 as of 01/06/2019.

Mitsubishi ASX: How big is the boot?

The Mitsubishi ASX has an above average boot space (416 litres of luggage with the seats up).

This would allow one pushchair and 2 large bags. Alternatively you could load up with 3 large bags or 3 cabin bags instead.

Worth knowing, the Renault Kadjar hatchback is the best in class, allowing for one pushchair and 4 large bags with its 647 litres.

Is the Mitsubishi ASX easy to park?

While not the absolute narrowest car (that is the Citroen C4 Cactus), this is in the top third for ease of parking in car parks. Given a typical supermarket space, it will fill three quarters of the space.

If you don’t park in the street that much, then the ASX is fine. It will go in to an average street slot, giving you a gap of 483mm to swing in and out. But if you street park a lot you may want to look at the Dacia Sandero Stepway.

Which Mitsubishi ASX has the best performance?

The fastest Mitsubishi ASX from 0-60, is the 1.6L petrol (if you’re a petrol head, it has 154 lbs/ft torque and 115 bhp). It hits 60 mph in 11.4 seconds.

The closest rival in its class is the Citroen C3 Aircross 1.2L petrol, which will beat your Mitsubishi ASX to 60 by 0.1 seconds. That’s a big gap in Formula 1, but not something you would notice in your commute to work.

Engine options

model1.6L petrol
zeroTo6211.4 - 12.2
bhp115 - 117

What size caravan or trailer, can the Mitsubishi ASX tow?

If you are towing you want good torque to pull away easily despite the extra weight, and the car needs to be at least 15% heavier than the caravan to keep you stable at speed.

The model that can tow the biggest caravan or heaviest trailer is the Mitsubishi ASX 1.6L petrol which has 154 lbs/ft torque. It should be able to tow a braked caravan or trailer that weighs up to 1200kg comfortably.

You must check your car handbook – maximum towing weights vary considerably with different engine and gearbox combinations.