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2014 Mitsubishi Outlander Receives Impressive "5-Year Cost to Own Award"


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2014 Mitsubishi Outlander

CYPRESS, CA--Feb. 5, 2014: Mitsubishi Motors North America, Inc. (MMNA) is honored to have its stylish and affordably-priced all-new 2014 Mitsubishi Outlander 7-passenger crossover named as the recipient of the prestigious 2014 Kelley Blue Book "5-Year Cost to Own Award: Mid-Size SUV/Crossover."

"We are very proud to see that our all-new 2014 Outlander model has won the distinguished '5-Year Cost to Own Award: Mid-Size SUV/Crossover' from Kelley Blue Book – a very welcome industry prize. And since our outgoing last-generation Outlander was also a recipient of the award, we are pleased with its continued success," said Don Swearingen, Executive Vice President of MMNA. "More importantly, this honor represents a win for our customers as well, who experience meaningful cost-savings to own and operate as well the high degree of safety it provides, thanks to its 'Top Safety Pick+' award by the Insurance Institute for Highway Safety (IIHS)."

The Kelley Blue Book "5-Year Cost to Own Award" is presented to a select number of vehicles and brands (luxury and non-luxury) with the lowest projected cost of ownership based upon the automotive research firm's extensive data compiled for new cars over an initial five-year ownership period. Kelley Blue Book makes its award selection determination based on numerous important automotive ownership-related metrics including vehicle depreciation, repair and maintenance costs, anticipated fuel costs, finance and insurance fees, and state fees.

Critical accolades such as the Kelley Blue Book "5-Year Cost to Own Award" given to the 2014 Mitsubishi Outlander crossover vehicle help shoppers make more informed new-car buying decisions by breaking down typical ownership cost details and pinpointing vehicle models with the lowest projected cost of ownership.

For more information about the Kelley Blue Book "5-Year Cost to Own Award," please visit: KBB. To learn more about the 2014 Mitsubishi Outlander crossover vehicle, please visit media.mitsubishicars.com.