First drive review: 2013 Mitsubishi ASX

James Batchelor

Max Earey

Mitsubishi has given its popular ASX SUV a makeover for 2013. AOL Cars had an exclusive first drive

What is it?

The ASX is Mitsubishi's alternative to the SUV mainstream, which boasts a family-friendly interior and the tried and tested platform from the larger Outlander off-roader. For 2013, the ASX has received a nip and tuck to the styling. The once bold Evo X-like front grille has been toned down to bring it more in-line with forthcoming Mitsubishis such as the Mirage. Other changes include a new rear bumper, revised suspension and a handful of interior trim modifications to keep the ASX looking fresh.