Mitsubishi Motors Reports 77 Percent Increase For Outlander Sport Sales In April

  Mitsubishi Motors Reports 77 Percent Increase For Outlander Sport Sales In

PR Newswire

CYPRESS, Calif., May 1, 2013

CYPRESS, Calif., May 1, 2013 /PRNewswire/ --Mitsubishi Motors North America
(MMNA) today reported the U.S.-built Outlander Sport achieved a year-over-year
sales increase of more than 77 percent in April.

The 2,111 units sold is the third-highest-ever total of Outlander Sport sales
in a month and marks the eighth consecutive month of sales increases for the
fuel-efficient CUV. Outlander Sport sales are up more than 41 percent year to

"We're particularly pleased with the response to our limited edition Outlander
Sport model commemorating 30 years of Mitsubishi sales in the U.S. and 25
years of production in Normal, Illinois," said MMNA President & CEO Yoichi
Yokozawa. "With a starting MSRP of just over $19,000, we feel Outlander Sport
is appealing to many customers looking for a crossover with high
fuel-efficiency and a vast array of standard features for an attractive

Outlander Sport recently received the "Best All-Around Performance" Award from
the Automotive Science Group (ASG) – the organization's top honor – for "best
overall performance amongst all model year 2013 crossover SUVs sold in the
U.S. market."

Lancer sales were also up, almost 8 percent for the month compared to the
prior year and more than 50 percent year to date. The well-equipped and
affordably-priced sport sedan was recently recognized as the best overall
value in the small sedan vehicle segment by USAA.

There were 127 sales of Mitsubishi's all-electric i-MiEV in April 2013,
compared to 79 sales in April 2012.

Sales of Mitsubishi models currently in production were up more than 30
percent compared to April 2012. However due to discontinued models, total
overall Mitsubishi sales were down 15 percent

Mitsubishi Motors North America Inc., (MMNA) is responsible for all
manufacturing, sales and marketing operations for Mitsubishi Motors in the
United States. MMNA sells cars and light trucks through a network of
approximately 400 dealers. For more information, contact the Mitsubishi
Motors News Bureau at (888) 560-6672 or visit

SOURCE Mitsubishi Motors North America, Inc.

Contact: Dan Irvin, Mitsubishi Motors North America, Inc., +1-309-888-8205, or
Mitsubishi News Bureau, +1-888-560-6672,
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