Safety & Convenience
Reinforced Impact Safety Evolution (RISE) is an engineering philosophy that has led to the design of a unit-body chassis that is extra-fortified to withstand longitudinal impact. The Unibody chassis also includes integrated energy absorbing crumple zones – reinforcements strategically applied at key body points and steel side-impact door beams. This range of passive safety features helps protect occupants in extreme circumstances, all adding up to a vehicle that provides both peace of mind and a solid drive.
Both the Mitsubishi Outlander and ASX are equipped with a 7 airbag system to provide increased safety to every seat. The front seat occupants are protected by front airbags, plus an additional knee airbag for added protection in a forward collision. In a side collision, the front occupants are protected by side airbags and occupants in both rows are protected by curtain airbags extending along the sides.
Available in the ASX, the Emergency Stop Signal System (ESS) reduces possibility of a rear end collision by automatically switching on the hazard lights upon sudden braking or operation of the ABS to warn following drivers.
Hill Start Assist uses front and rear gravity sensors to detect steep hills or gradients and applies brake pressure to prevent the vehicle from rolling backwards making for easier starts.
ETACS is Mitsubishi’s proprietary intelligent control system that controls an array of electronic devices to enhance comfort, safety and security of driver and passengers. ETACS turns the headlights on when it gets dark; opens and closes windows externally at a touch of the master power window; unlocks all doors at the pull of the driver’s inner door; unfolds mirrors automatically at 30km/h; adjusts the wipers according to moving speed; and an automatically lit ignition switch so drivers don’t have to search in the dark to insert the key.