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Mitsubishi Motors Reports Outstanding January Sales For Outlander Sport

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Mitsubishi Outlander

- Year-Over-Year Increases for All Core Models -

CYPRESS, CA--Feb. 1, 2013: Mitsubishi Motors North America (MMNA) today reported year-over-year sales increases for all of its core models in January. 

Outlander Sport sales were 1,350 for the month, an increase of almost 21 percent compared to January 2012.  Sales of the fuel-efficient CUV, now manufactured in Normal, Illinois, showed an increase versus the prior year for the fifth consecutive month. 

"Outlander Sport continues to resonate with consumers looking for fuel efficiency in a CUV that does not sacrifice style or performance," said MMNA President & CEO Yoichi Yokozawa.  "We'll launch a special edition Outlander Sport in March to commemorate 30 years of Mitsubishi sales in the U.S. and 25 years of production in Normal."

Overall Mitsubishi sales were down 1 percent compared to January 2012 due to discontinued models.  However, total sales of models currently in production were up more than 59 percent compared to January last year.  Mitsubishi i-MiEV sales improved to 257.