Mitsubishi Sales Jump To A 24 Percent Increase In August

Sep 04, 2013, 12:53 ET from Mitsubishi Motors North America

CYPRESS, Calif., Sept. 4, 2013 /PRNewswire/ -- Mitsubishi Motors North America (MMNA) today reported August sales of 5,281, an increase of 24.3 percent compared to August 2012. 

The U.S.-built Outlander Sport crossover led the way with sales of 2,171, an increase of more than 59 percent.  August marks twelve consecutive months of sales increases for the fuel-efficient CUV.  Outlander Sport sales are up more than 53 percent year to date.

Sales of the all-new 2014 Mitsubishi Outlander, showed a year-over-year increase of more than 100 percent for the second consecutive month.  Overall Outlander sales are up 43 percent year-to-date.

In October, Mitsubishi Motors will celebrate the full sales launch of the all-new 2014 Mitsubishi Mirage 5-door sub-compact – the most fuel-efficient gasoline-powered, non-hybrid vehicle in America.

Mitsubishi August sales highlights:

  • Outlander Sport sales were up 59.5 percent in August and are up 53.5 percent for the year.
  • Outlander sales were up 103.0 percent in August and are up 43.0 percent year-to-date.
  • Lancer sedan sales were up 9.8 percent in August and are up 29.5 percent year-to-date.
  • Lancer Evolution sales were up 13.2 percent in August and are up 5.0 percent for the year.

Mitsubishi Motors North America, Inc., (MMNA) is responsible for all manufacturing, sales, marketing, research and development operations for Mitsubishi Motors in the United States. MMNA sells sedans and crossovers/SUVs through a network of approximately 400 dealers. MMNA is leading 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. For more information, contact the Mitsubishi Motors News Bureau at (888) 560-6672 or visit

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