MITSUBISHI MOTORS CANADA TO LAUNCH LINEUP OF NEW VEHICLES
- 2020 JD Power IQS top-rated Japanese brand will showcase considerable new vehicle investment for Canada
- The highly anticipated all-new next generation Outlander will debut in Spring of 2021
- Major exterior styling enhancements for the Eclipse Cross will debut in Q1 of 2021
- Bold, new styling updates outside and inside for Mirage in Q1 of 2021
- Upgraded powertrain and increased all-electric driving range for Outlander PHEV in Q1 2021
- Every Mitsubishi nameplate to offer available Forward Collision Mitigation with Pedestrian Detection1 active safety features
Mississauga, ON July 22, 2020 – By spring of 2021, Mitsubishi Motor Sales of Canada (Mitsubishi Motors Canada) will transform its lineup including one all-new, ground-up redesign, proof of the company’s commitment to deliver high quality, top value, leading-edge technology vehicles in Canada. In addition, popular features and added value across the entire lineup, with key active safety features available on all nameplates, will underpin the revisions.
Early next year, the product changes debut beginning with extensive styling and trim changes to the Mirage, the most fuel-efficient non-hybrid gasoline-fueled vehicle in Canada. The spring of 2021 blossoms with a significant update showcased by refined interior and exterior styling for Eclipse Cross.
Mitsubishi’s best-known nameplate, Outlander will see changes in its PHEV and gas powertrains. Next year, customers can expect a new powertrain for Outlander PHEV, the world’s and Canada’s top-selling plug-in hybrid electric vehicle SUV and the global reveal and launch of the all-new next generation Outlander in the spring of 2021.
More details on each model follows, with product specifics becoming available closer to the launch of each vehicle.
On sale in winter 2020, as a 2021 model. RVR saw significant upgrades inside and out for the 2020 model year. It will carry over for the 2021 year, with its stand-out exterior styling. The vehicle is MMSCAN’s best-selling model, and was ranked in the top three in the 2020 U.S. JD Power IQS study in the Small SUV class. RVR has always been an important vehicle in the segment and is widely acknowledged as one of the first subcompact SUVs in the market.
On sale in Q1 2021, as a 2021 model. With an extensive exterior redesign, Canada’s most fuel-efficient non-hybrid gasoline-fueled vehicle becomes an even more compelling value. Mirage has never looked richer or been better equipped, with bold styling and available safety equipment putting it into a new level of consideration.
2021 OUTLANDER PHEV
On sale in Q1, as a 2021 model. The world’s and Canada’s best-selling plug-in hybrid SUV sees a revision highlighted by a completely new powertrain. The updated internal combustion engine has increased displacement and greater horsepower, and the larger and more refined electric drive system offers more all-electric range and speed of operation.
On sale in Q1 2021, as a 2022 model. The redesigned Eclipse Cross incorporates major front and rear design enhancements, taking cues from Mitsubishi’s next-generation design language. The Eclipse Cross will sport a fresh new look, revised interior, and new infotainment system.
ALL-NEW NEXT-GENERATION OUTLANDER
On sale in spring 2021, as a 2022 model. The all-new next generation Outlander will be bigger, bolder and better than ever before, and will be the quietest and best-equipped Mitsubishi ever sold in Canada. Completely redesigned and reimagined in every way, the new Outlander will incorporate the latest Mitsubishi design language, with a bold, aggressive, and distinctive appearance. Loaded with technology and significant interior refinements, this game-changing vehicle will surprise many. Further details will be announced in a global reveal and launch event to be held in early 2021.
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About Mitsubishi Motor Sales of Canada, Inc.
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, 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.
1. This document is current as of July 22, 2020. Due to the ongoing worldwide COVID-19 pandemic, these plans may change.
2. The Forward Collision Mitigation (FCM) with Pedestrian Detection system is a driver aid only and is not a substitute for safe and careful driving. Under certain circumstances, the system may not detect other vehicles and/or pedestrians correctly.