Posted: 06/01/07 02:08 PM
Fuel-Efficient Lancer Leads Mitsubishi to 15.5% May Increase
CYPRESS, Calif., June 1 /PRNewswire/ -- Mitsubishi Motors North America, Inc., (MMNA) today reported May sales of 13,651 units, up 15.5% from last May's total of 11,821.* It marks Mitsubishi's biggest month of sales in more than two years (March 2005).
Sales of the all-new fuel-efficient Lancer more than tripled compared to last May, up 228% at 4,028.
"Every day more consumers are discovering that Lancer may be their best choice in the compact sedan segment for its combination of fuel-efficiency, safety, performance, styling, and overall value," said MMNA CEO Hiroshi Harunari. "The same can be said for our all-new Outlander crossover SUV that continues to sell very well."
Last month marked the best May sales for Mitsubishi in three years. Year-to-date, Mitsubishi sales are up 18.6% compared to January-May 2006. Other May sales highlights:
-- Lancer sales are up 94% year-to-date.
-- Outlander sales more than doubled compared to May 2006, up 123.6%.
Outlander sales are up 131% year-to-date.
-- Eclipse Spyder convertible sales were up 26.0% from May 2006, and 83%
-- For seven consecutive months -- and ten of the last eleven months --
Mitsubishi sales have increased compared to the same month of the prior
* -- the DSR increase for May was 11.0%, with 26 selling days in May 2007,
and 25 selling days in May 2006.
Source: Mitsubishi Motors North America, Inc.
Posted: 06/05/07 08:07 PM
Keep rockin' hard Mitsubishi!!!