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Outlander PHEV leads Mitsubishi Motor Sales

World’s best-selling plug-in hybrid SUV breaks Canadian record

Mississauga, Ontario – May 1, 2018 – Outlander PHEV, the world’s best-selling plug-in hybrid SUV has notched more vehicle sales in a given month in April than any other plug-in hybrid in Canada ever*. Last month, Mitsubishi Motor Sales of Canada (MMSCAN) delivered 589 Outlander PHEVs to customers helping the vehicle reach a cumulative total of 1,344 sold in 2018.

“The Outlander PHEV offers an affordable solution to busy Canadian families and businesses who are increasingly turning to hybrid and environmentally friendlier vehicles but are not yet ready to give up their SUVs,” said Kathryn Soubliere, senior manager, Sales Operations. “For the Outlander PHEV there are no compromises in capability from cargo space to towing, fast-charging, and all-wheel drive in 100 per cent EV mode and this becomes very attractive to the customer especially as gas prices soar.”

Recent award winner of the prestigious Good Design™ Award, the all-new 2018 Eclipse Cross reached 412 sales last month. Rounding out sport utility sales for the company were RVR and Outlander, 579 and 492 vehicles were sold respectively.

The Lancer family of compact sedans had 286 deliveries last month while the subcompact Mirage hatchback and G4 sedan combined for 207 sales in April helping the company to achieve 2,567 total sales for the month.

MMSCAN sales for 2018 are up 16.9 per cent led by a solid performance of its SUV line-up.

* http://tinyurl.com/CanadaEVSales and April 2018 DesRosiers Report

Mitsubishi Motor Sales of Canada is the sales, service, parts and marketing arm for Japan’s Mitsubishi Motors. With a product range consisting of Mirage and Mirage G4, RVR compact crossover, Outlander compact sport utility and Outlander PHEV, and Eclipse Cross, MMSCAN supports its dealerships with a head office team and parts distribution centre -- both located in Mississauga, Ontario. Established in 2002, MMSCAN and its dealerships employ over 1,200 people in communities large and small. In 2016, MMSCAN became the only automaker to partner with Breakfast Club of Canada with a goal of stimulating young minds and a brighter future in communities across the land.

 

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Michelle Lee-Gracey
Mitsubishi Motor Sales of Canada
Manager, Public Relations
michelle.lee-gracey@mmcan.ca