Mitsubishi Motors reports best February sales results in seven years

  • 12th consecutive month of year-over-year sales increases
  • Total sales up 26 percent from last February
  • Best February sales month since 2008

Mitsubishi Motors North America, Inc. (MMNA) experienced another strong month with February 2015 vehicle sales of 7,533 units, a 26 percent sales increase from February 2014. Year-to-date (January through February) sales for the brand are up 29.3 percent from the same period last year.

The American-made Outlander Sport 5-passenger compact crossover – the brand's perennial best-selling vehicle – recorded sales of 2,394 units for its best-ever February sales total. The Lancer compact sports sedan once again posted strong sales numbers with sales of 2,099 units, a 64.1 percent increase over February 2014. The highly fuel-efficient Mirage 5-door subcompact delivered sales of 1,863 units – the model's best-ever month of sales since its debut in 2013.

"Mitsubishi Motors continues to demonstrate outstanding momentum going forward in 2015," said Don Swearingen, Executive Vice President MMNA. "Our dealers are seeing increased traffic, posting strong sales with our core models. We are looking forward to a good sales year that will be bolstered by launching new and significantly redesigned versions of key models throughout the year starting next month at the New York International Auto Show."

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  February YTD
2015 2014 2015 2014
i-MiEV 2 3 5 4
Mirage 1863 1116 3568 2286
Lancer 2099 1279 3614 2179
Outlander 1175 1206 2178 2147
Outlander Sport 2394 2348 4661 4186
Total 7533 5977 14026 10844

*2014 totals includes sold Galant vehicles: February 2014 (25 units); CY2014 Year to Date Total (42 units)

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 380 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