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Mitsubishi Lancer Recognized for Highest Owner Satisfaction In Compact CategoryRedesigned Car Receives 2008 Vehicle Satisfaction Award from AutoPacific, Inc
Adding to its impressive collection of awards and accolades, the 2008 Mitsubishi Lancer has been recognized as the compact car wîth the highest owner satisfaction rating, after receiving the 2008 Vehicle Satisfaction Award within the compact car category.
Conducted by noted automotive consulting firm, AutoPacific, Inc., the Vehicle Satisfaction Awards (VSA) serve as an benchmark for objectively measuring how satisfied an owner is wîth their new passenger car or light truck. The 2008 VSA was measured across 46 specific areas related to vehicle operation, comfort, safety and overall experience and was based on numerical satisfaction ratings generated from the input of buyers and leasers of new vehicles acquired between September and December of 2007.
'Vehicles like the Mitsubishi Lancer that are all new received top rankings in their respective categories,' said AutoPacific President George Peterson. 'These new-for-2008 vehicles were strongly rated by their owners showing that the continues to improve as new vehicles are added to the hotly contested American car and light truck markets.'
The Mitsubishi Lancer was completely redesigned in 2007 to boost more rally-inspired performance features and cutting-edge in-car technology. It has since been recognized as a solid entry-level compact vehicle across the by Kelley Blue Book's kbb.com (2008 Coolest New Car Únder $18,000), About.com (Top 10 Cars for Teens), CNNMoney.com (10 Cars Worth Waiting For) and BrandIntel (2008 Consumer Voice Award).
|Engine : 2.0 L.|
Power: 152 hp
Torque: 146 ft-lbs
Engine : 2.4 L., 4-cylinder
Power: 168 hp
Torque: 167 ft-lbs
5-speed Manual, Automatic
The Mitsubishi Lancer is available in three levels of trim and driving dynamics - DE, ES and the sport-tuned GTS - starting at a price of $13,990. For the 2009 model year, the GTS is equipped wîth new 2.4-liter 168-hp aluminum DOHC MIVEC 4-cylinder engine.Source - Mitsubishi
Mitsubishi Lancer Earns Top Safety Pick From Insurance InstituteThe Insurance Institute for Highway Safety today awarded its 'Top Safety Pick' to the 2009 Mitsubishi Lancer*, after the compact sedan earned the top rating in all three of the Institute's crashworthiness evaluations.
'Lancer combines excellent styling, performance, fuel efficiency and value wîth outstanding occupant safety. With such great design elements and feature content, the new Lancer is ready to assume a leadership position in the compact §egmènt,' said EVP of Sales and Marketing Dan Kuhnert. 'We're extremely pleased that the IIHS has recognized Lancer in this way, and confirmed our commitment to safety.'
The new 2009 Lancer Ralliart and Lancer GTS feature the same safety architecture as the 2008 model while adding performance upgrades. The Lancer GTS is powered by a 168 horsepower, 2.4-liter engine, while the new Ralliart model is equipped wîth all-wheel-drive and a turbocharged 2.0 liter engine that produces 237 horsepower. The basic Lancer architecture serves as the basis for the Outlander crossover SÚV, which also received a 'Top Safety Pick' rating from IIHS.Source - Mitsubishi
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|Chrysler Group LLC Reports December 2012 U.S. Sales Increased 10 Percent - Strongest December Sales in Five Years|
|• Best December sales since 2007 |
• 33rd-consecutive month of year-over-year sales gains
• Chrysler Group U.S. sales increase 21 percent in 2012; outpaces projected 13 percent average industry increase
• Chrysler Group U.S. market share grows to 11.2 percent in 2012; up from 10.5 percent share in 2011
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|• Best June sales since 2007 |
• 27th-consecutive month of year-over-year sales gains
• Second-quarter sales up 24 percent versus same period last year
• Chrysler, Jeep®, Dodge, Ram Truck, and FIAT brands each post sales increases in June compared with same month a year ago
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