August 12, 2014 — Cypress, Calif.
Kelley Blue Book's KBB.com, an important resource of automotive information and vehicle valuations, has named Mitsubishi Motors North America, Inc.'s (MMNA) popular Outlander Sport 5-passenger compact crossover/SUV to its "10 Best Back-to-School Cars of 2014" list.
According to Kelley Blue Book's KBB.com, the Mitsubishi Outlander Sport is "one of the most affordable crossovers you can buy" and is also "among the most stylish." KBB.com further remarked that the Outlander Sport "balances a fun demeanor with the peace of mind of a 10-year/100,000-mile powertrain warranty."
With a starting MSRP of only $19,595, the 2015 Mitsubishi Outlander Sport makes an ideal first car for young drivers, offering outstanding fuel economy of up to 32 mpg. Available in either front-wheel drive or equipped with Mitsubishi Motors' highly capable All Wheel Control all-wheel drive system, the 2015 Outlander Sport can be configured with a 5-speed manual transmission or the advanced, next-generation continuously-variable transmission (CVT) that mimics a precision 7-speed transmission. Other new standard features include a new audio trim panel, next-generation Electric Power Steering and insulation materials for less noise intrusion.
Additional technology features include FUSE Hands-free Link System® with Bluetooth® hands-free phone operation and a plethora of standard safety features include seven airbags, anti-lock braking system with Electronic Brake-force Distribution and Brake Assist; Active Stability Control, Traction Control Logic, Hill Start Assist and Mitsubishi Motors' patented Reinforced Impact Safety Evolution (RISE) safety cell technology that helps to protect the vehicle's occupants by deflecting energy away from the passenger compartment.
Both parents and students will appreciate the outstanding Mitsubishi Motors' warranty that accompanies every 2015 Outlander Sport model – one of the most comprehensive plans in the entire automotive industry. Coverage includes a 5-year/60,000-mile fully-transferable new vehicle limited warranty; 10-year/100,000-mile powertrain limited warranty; 7-year/100,000-mile anti-corrosion/perforation limited warranty; and 5-year/unlimited miles roadside assistance.
About Mitsubishi Motors North America, Inc.
Mitsubishi Motors North America, Inc., (MMNA) is responsible for all research & development, manufacturing, marketing, sales and financial services for Mitsubishi Motors in the United States. MMNA sells sedans and crossovers/SUVs through a network of approximately 400 dealers. MMNA is leading the way in the development of highly-efficient, affordably-priced new gasoline-powered automobiles while using its industry-leading knowledge in battery electric vehicles to develop future EV and PHEV models. For more information, contact the Mitsubishi Motors News Bureau at (888) 560-6672 or visit media.mitsubishicars.com.