Outlander Models Help Mitsubishi Earn 24 Percent Increase for July Sales
The Outlander and Outlander Sport have outdone themselves once again by helping Mitsubishi post the best-ever sales for the month of July. With a total of 9,950 units, Mitsubishi earned a 24 percent increase over last year’s July sales. The boost from Outlander sales also positioned the automaker ahead of last year’s total sales. When compared to the same time last year, Mitsubishi is netting a 23.4 percent increase.
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“The volume leader for July was Outlander Sport with total sales of 3,440 – up 18.2 percent over last year, followed closely by Outlander which posted sales of 3,008 – up 18.9 percent over last year. This was Outlander’s best month of July sales since it was introduced in 2002,” reports Mitsubishi Motors North America, Inc.
Sales of the Mitsubishi Mirage are up in 2018, too, with a total of 15,559 units sold compared to last year at this time when a total of 15,247 were sold. A total of 3,440 Outlander Sports were sold in July 2018 compared to the 2,910 that sold in July 2017. The Outlander PHEV sold 350 units and the Eclipse Cross earned sales of 775 units in July 2018. Year-to-date sales in 2017 reached 62,601 while the 2018 tally is at 77,277 units.
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The 2018 Mitsubishi Outlander is available at four trim levels: ES 2.4, SE 2.4, SEL 2.4, and GT 3.0 AWC. The standard 2.4-liter 16-valve inline four-cylinder engine and Continuously Variable Transmission that powers the first three trims churns out 166 horsepower and 162 lb-ft of torque. The Outlander GT 3.0 AWC is equipped with a 3.0-liter 24-valve V6 paired to a six-speed electronic automatic transmission. This powertrain is capable of 224 horsepower and 215 lb-ft of torque.