Mitsubishi Motors Reports February Sales


CYPRESS, Calif., March 1, 2012 /PRNewswire/ -- Mitsubishi Motors North America (MMNA) today reported February 2012 sales increases for all of its core models: Outlander Sport, Outlander, and Lancer.  Overall Mitsubishi sales (4,736 units) decreased 31.3 percent from February 2011, due to models whose production has been completed or will be completed this year. 

February sales highlights include:

  • Outlander Sport sales were up 6.6 percent compared to February 2011 and are up 5.9 percent year to date.  Outlander Sport production in the U.S. at Mitsubishi's Normal, Illinois plant will begin this summer.
  • Outlander sales were up 17.8 percent compared to last February and have increased 10.2 percent year to date.
  • Lancer sales were up 16.5 percent in February and have grown 5.3 percent year-to-date.
  • Lancer Evolution sales increased 53.3 percent compared to the same month a year ago, and are up 33.1 percent for the year.

Sales of the exciting, all-new 2012 Mitsubishi i have just commenced on the west coast (California, Oregon, Washington and Hawaii) and MMNA this week received the first shipment of i electric vehicles to the eastern United States.  The vehicle will be available to test drive at participating dealerships throughout the northeast, Virginia and Illinois beginning this month and will be available nationwide by this summer.

Mitsubishi Motors North America, Inc., (MMNA) is responsible for all manufacturing, sales and marketing operations for Mitsubishi Motors in the United States.  MMNA sells cars and light trucks through a network of approximately 400 dealers.  For more information, contact the Mitsubishi Motors News Bureau at (888) 560-6672 or visit

SOURCE Mitsubishi Motors North America

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