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2007 Was Mitsubishi's Best Sales Year Since 2004


CYPRESS, Calif., Jan. 3, 2008 -- Mitsubishi Motors announced today that calendar year 2007 (CY07) sales were 128,993, an 8.8% increase compared to 2006 and Mitsubishi's best sales year since 2004.

In December, sales of the fuel-efficient Lancer sedan were 1,537, up 49.4 percent, marking the ninth monthly sales increase for Lancer in the past ten months. Overall December sales this year were 5,904, a decrease of 40.4 percent compared to December 2006.

  Other 2007 sales highlights:

  --  Outlander sales for the year were 23,285, up 103% from 2006.
  --  2007 calendar year Lancer sales were up 61%.
  --  Eclipse Spyder convertible sales were up 8% for the year over 2006.
  --  Raider truck sales were up 9% for the year.

Mitsubishi Motors North America, Inc., (MMNA) is responsible for all manufacturing, finance, sales, marketing, research and development operations for Mitsubishi Motors in the United States. MMNA sells coupes, convertibles, sedans, sport utility vehicles, and light trucks through a network of approximately 500 dealers.