Mitsubishi Motors Reports Record Outlander Sport Sales In June
July 5, 2013 by MitsubishiCYPRESS, Calif. (July 2, 2013)
– Mitsubishi Motors North America (MMNA) today reported that the U.S.-built Outlander Sport in June showed its best-ever sales for a single month. The 2,634 units sold represent a year-over-year sales increase of more than 80 percent.
The record total marks the tenth consecutive month of sales increases for the fuel-efficient CUV. Outlander Sport sales are up more than 54 percent year to date.
'We can't emphasize enough the importance of Outlander Sport's recent designation as a 'Top Safety Pick+' by the Insurance Institute for Highway Safety (IIHS)' said MMNA President & CEO Yoichi Yokozawa. 'Consumers can now add class-leading safety to high fuel-efficiency and an attractive price as reasons to consider our CUV.'
Early sales of the all-new 2014 Outlander contributed to a 58 percent increase in Outlander sales for the month compared to June 2012. Overall Outlander sales are up more than 25 percent year-to-date.
'The all-new 2014 Outlander, with its cutting-edge safety technology, should be available in all Mitsubishi dealerships across the country,' Yokozawa added. 'With Outlander Sport and now the all-new Outlander, we feel we have a very solid one-two punch.'
Sales of Mitsubishi models currently in production were up 40 percent compared to June 2012. However due to discontinued models, total overall Mitsubishi sales were down 2 percent.