Less than a year after its successful market introduction in Europe, the Mitsubishi ASX compact crossover confirms the excellence of its engineering with the Euro NCAP crash test results released today, a 5-Star (new protocol) achievement that will add to Mitsubishi ASX' many virtues.
In detail, Mitsubishi ASX' impressive performance reads as follows:
This high level of built-in passive safety comes as a result of a very comprehensive safety package including items such as:
All these measures (and more) complement Mitsubishi Motors' proprietary RISE ("Reinforced Impact Safety Evolution"). As a reminder, RISE is meant to integrate and interconnect structural elements for an active protection of the passengers during an accident. This design brings dramatic advances in multi-directional impact safety performance, dispersing energy loads during front, side and rear crashes and controlling distortion.
In parallel, the very good 60% rating for pedestrian safety results from the implementation of further items, such as:
Beyond - courtesy of the all-inclusive electronic architecture of its "Project Global" platform - Mitsubishi ASX also offers the full palette of active & passive safety devices, including (availability according to model and market):
Introduced in Europe late Spring of 2010, Mitsubishi ASX has already won over 22,665 customers in the region during CY2010.
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