Text: Martin Aguilar / Photos: Martin Aguilar | posted October 02, 2014 15:44
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Mitsubishi Motors Philippines Corp. (MMPC) has launched the 2015 Pajero and ASX at Sentro 1771 at Capitol Commons in Pasig City. MMPC says the said models are loaded with exterior and interior enhancements along with competitive pricing.
2015 Mitsubishi Pajero
The 2015 Pajero features a distinguished and composed exterior which has always been the design language of the said nameplate. Up front, the new Pajero gets a larger chrome-plated grill and a redesigned bumper that houses the LED fog lamps. The 2015 Pajero is also equipped with HID headlights with automatic high beam control funtion that automatically shifts from high to low beams.
The updated exterior of the 2015 Pajero also features a restyled tailgate along with a new spare tire carrier. Moreover, the vehicle sits on six-spoke 18-inch alloy wheels that rounds out the design of the 2015 Pajero.
Inside, the 2015 Pajero comes with a 10-way power adjustable driver's seat, a 4-way power adjustable front passenger seat, a 4-spoke leather steering wheel that houses both audio and cruise controls, a 6.5-inch touchscreen LCD monitor and an automatic climate control system. Adding to the list of interior features, the 2015 Pajero also has a sunroof with power tilt and slide funtion.
Under the hood, the 2015 Pajero is powered either by a 3.8L MIVEC gasoline engine or a 3.2L turbocharged and intercooled common rail direct injection diesel (Di-D) engine. The 3.8L V6 24-valve SOHC MIVEC engine generates 250 PS at 6000 rpm with 329 Nm of torque at 2750 rpm. The 3.2L
16-valve DOHC Turbocharged Di-D engine produces 165 PS at 3500 rpm and 373 Nm at 2000 rpm. Both engines are mated to a 5-speed automatic transmission
2015 Mitsubishi ASX
Alongside the stately Pajero, Mitsubishi also launched the updated 2015 ASX with a new sporty design. At first glance, the 2015 ASX looks similar to the older model, but now has LED daytime running lights and fog lamps. Furthermore, the 2015 ASX is equipped with “super wide range” HID headlights and new 17-inch alloy wheels.
Stepping inside the cabin, the ASX has an all-black dashboard and a three-spoke leather wrapped steering wheel with silver accents. The 2015 ASX also has an LCD type multi-information display monitor placed at the center and a panoramic glass sunroof up top.
The 2015 ASX is powered by a 2.0L 16-valve DOHC MIVEC gasoline engine that delivers 150 PS at 6000 rpm and 197 Nm of torque at 4200 rpm. The engine is mated to a 6-speed CVT.
Prices for the 2015 Pajero and ASX are as follows:
2015 Mitsubishi Pajero GLS 3.8 V6 Gas PHP 2,500,000
2015 Mitsubishi Pajero GLS 3.2 Di-D 4WD PHP 2,700,000
2015 Mitsubishi ASX GSR PHP 1,248,000
2015 Mitsubishi ASX GLS PHP 1,148,000