Mitsubishi Motors Corporation (MMC) announced the start of production of the ASX compact SUV at a factory in Catalão, Brazil through its exclusive distributor and assembler MMC Automotores do Brasil Ltda. (MMCB).
MMC first commenced production through MMCB in September 1998, and has been producing three SUV models in the recent years. The ASX is a global strategic vehicle and a core model for MMC which its production started first in Japan, then the United States, Indonesia, and China prior to Brazil, according to the automaker.
The ASX compact SUV has already sold more than 26,000 units since its introduction to Brazil as an imported model.