Prices: Space Star partially available for less than 10,000 euros
Buy: Buy a small car online at a discount
Although the Mitsubishi Space Star is a fairly affordable vehicle, you can still save online when buying a new car. At carwow.de (partner of AUTO BILD) there is a discount for small Japanese. All current offers can be found here:
Look: Sporty details for the Space Star
Since its facelift in 2020, the Space Star has finally had the current face of the Mitsubishi brand, which means, above all, that the radiator grille has grown significantly and merged with the air intakes in the skirt. Visually, this set occupies almost the entire front and is framed on the left and right by metallic decorative elements. Two red stripes run horizontally at the height of the brand logo and give the car a sportier look.
The headlights, restyled for the facelift, are no longer separated by a strip of sheet metal, but instead appear to merge with the radiator grille. To that end, Mitsubishi has taken the fog lights up a notch with the Space Star facelift, so they’re now set in square black bezels with sporty stripes on the fascia. Fewer changes at the rear, but the new rear apron with a hinted diffuser gives the car a sportier appearance.
Interior: Space Star is pragmatic with Apple CarPlay
Security and Assistants: Six airbags for the Space Star
Equipment: Five lines and without individual options
Mitsubishi offers its Space Star with a total of five configurations. Apart from these five lines, there is no setting option, if you want more features, you have to look for the top line. The various options at a glance with team highlights, each higher level building on the previous one:
● Select: Central locking, air conditioning, four speakers, bluetooth radio.
● Benefits: LED rear lights, start-stop system.
● Select+: Reversing camera, rear privacy glass, multifunction leather steering wheel, cruise control, electr. Rear windows, Android Auto and Apple CarPlay, heated front seats, 15-inch alloy wheels.
● Tops: Lane departure warning system, fog lights, LED headlights, keyless go, automatic climate control, seats in a combination of fabric and artificial leather.
Engine/transmission: Mitsubishi relies on 71 hp in the small car
Only one engine with two transmission options is available for the Mitsubishi Space Star. The 1.2-litre three-cylinder petrol engine is not turbocharged and always delivers 71 hp. In the base, five gears are manually classified, an optional CVT automatic transmission is available. Top speed is 167 km/h (163 km/h with CVT), the manual Space Star masters the sprint to 100 km/h in 14.1 seconds, with CVT transmission in 15.8 seconds. The combined fuel consumption of the CVT model is 4.6 l/100 km, the manual transmission needs a little more than 4.7 l/100 km.