Outlander PHEV tops plug-in hybrid segment and leads Mitsubishi Motors to Best July Performance Ever
Mississauga, ON – August 1, 2018 – With 598 units delivered in the month of July, Outlander PHEV leads the plug-in hybrid segment with more plug-in hybrids sold year-to-date than any other nameplate helping Mitsubishi Motor Sales of Canada to achieve its 6th consecutive best month sales record. Total sales for the month jumped 12 per cent with 2,320 deliveries.
“Fuel efficiency is the top purchase reason for Outlander PHEV,” said Kathryn Soubliere, senior manager, Sales Operations. “As customers factor in the long-term fuel savings of Outlander PHEV, the vehicle becomes a compelling value proposition for real-life use particularly because there is no compromise to any of the SUV capabilities Canadians desire.”
Mitsubishi RVR reached 409 sales, followed by Outlander at 362 deliveries. Eclipse Cross rounded out Mitsubishi Motors SUV sales with 354 deliveries for the month of July. In the company’s car offerings, the Lancer family of sedans pulled through 360 sales, followed by 237 deliveries of the Mitsubishi Mirage subcompact hatchback and G4 sedan recent Vincentric Fleet Best Value Award winners.
Thus far in 2018 the company’s sales volume in Canada is up 17 per cent versus 2017.
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.