CYPRESS, Calif., July 2, 2013 /PRNewswire/ -- 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.
Mitsubishi Motors North America Inc., (MMNA) is responsible for all manufacturing, sales and marketing operations for Mitsubishi Motors in the United States. MMNA sells cars and light trucks through a network of approximately 400 dealers. For more information, contact the Mitsubishi Motors News Bureau at (888) 560-6672 or visit media.mitsubishicars.com.
SOURCE Mitsubishi Motors North America