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Outlander Sport Sparks Mitsubishi’s Fast Start For The New Year


CYPRESS, Calif. - Mitsubishi Motors North America (MMNA) reported January 2011 sales of 5,714 units, an increase of 37 percent compared to January 2010.

“We are pleased with the steady growth in sales of our Outlander Sport,” said MMNA President & CEO Shin Kurihara. “As we expected, the impetus provided by this all-new crossover SUV has gotten our year off to a very good start.”

Outlander Sport sales were 1,065 in January, which is an increase of 10 percent over the prior month (December 2010). Outlander Sport sales have grown in each of its four months of sales since its introduction last October.

Other January sales highlights include:

* January sales represent Mitsubishi’s highest monthly sales total since August 2009, and the second highest sales total in more than two years
* Galant sales were 2,549, up 80 percent from January 2009.
* Lancer Evolution sales were up more than 18 percent from last January

Mitsubishi Motors North America, Inc., (MMNA) is responsible for all manufacturing, finance, sales, and marketing operations for Mitsubishi Motors in the United States. MMNA sells coupes, convertibles, sedans, sport utility vehicles, 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


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