"We are very encouraged at this tremendous start to the year," said MMNA CEO Hiroshi Harunari. "Customers are embracing the all-new Outlander crossover sport utility, while our established models like the sporty Mitsubishi Eclipse coupe still have tremendous appeal. We are very excited at the prospects for our all-new Mitsubishi Lancer sedan, which will begin sales in the Spring."
Mitsubishi Outlander sales were 1,918 units, up 166 percent from last year's January volume. Mitsubishi Eclipse coupe sales were 2,129, up 37 percent from a year ago.
Other January sales highlights:
* Mitsubishi Eclipse Spyder closed at 306 units, more than five times the sales in January of 2006.
* Mitsubishi Lancer closed at 1,684 units, up 15 percent from last January volume.
* Mitsubishi Galant sales were 1,654, an increase of more than four percent
Mitsubishi Motors North America, Inc., (MMNA) is responsible for all manufacturing, finance, sales, marketing, research and development operations of the Mitsubishi Motors Corporation in the United States. Mitsubishi Motors sells coupes, convertibles, sedans, sport utility vehicles, and light trucks through a network of approximately 520 dealers.
Source: Mitsubishi Motors North America, Inc.