CYPRESS, Calif., Oct. 1, 2019 /PRNewswire/ -- Mitsubishi Motors North America, Inc. (MMNA), the fastest-growing Asian brand in the U.S. for the second consecutive year1, today reported September 2019 sales of 7,722 vehicles, up slightly over last September. Calendar year-to-date sales through the end of September stood at 95,571 vehicles, representing a year-over-year increase of 2.3% compared to the same period in 2018.
News & Notes
September sales of Mirage, the most fuel-efficient non-hybrid vehicle sold in America2, were up 28.4% year-over-year, and year-to-date sales are up 9.6%, continuing to defy the industry trend away from cars to CUVs.
September sales of the stylish and sporty Eclipse Cross were up 62.4% year-over-year.
2019 remains Mitsubishi's best calendar year-to-date sales since 2007.
The completely redesigned 2020 Outlander Sport began arriving in dealerships at the end of the September and will be broadly available this month.
As part of Mitsubishi's ongoing reinvention in the U.S., the brand added three more new dealerships to its expanding retail network during September and is continuing to recruit for dozens of open positions at its new national headquarters in Franklin, Tenn. For more information, visit www.mitsubishicars.com/careers.
1. Based on Motor Intelligence CY2017 and CY2018 Sales by Manufacturer data. Excludes premium brands. 2. Based on EPA estimated mileage rating from www.fueleconomy.gov. 3. Vehicle production discontinued in 2018.
About Mitsubishi Motors North America, Inc. Through a network of more than 360 dealer partners across the United States, Mitsubishi Motors North America, Inc. (MMNA), is responsible for the sales, research and development, marketing and customer service of Mitsubishi Motors vehicles in the U.S. 2018 marked the brand's sixth consecutive year of sales growth.
Currently located in Cypress, California – and soon to be relocating to Franklin, Tennessee – MMNA is a part of the Renault-Nissan-Mitsubishi Alliance. Mitsubishi continues to lead the way in the development of highly efficient, affordably priced new gasoline-powered automobiles, while using its industry-leading knowledge in battery-electric vehicles to develop future EV and PHEV models.
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