Category: Mitsubishi News

Refreshed 2016 Outlander Will Show Its Face in New York

refreshed 2016 Outlander

Get ready: Mitsubishi has announced it will unveil the refreshed 2016 Outlander at the upcoming 2015 New York Auto Show! The reveal is expected to be a big one for multiple reasons. First, the Outlander consistently performs as the brand’s best-selling vehicle, and it’s a favorite here at Mountaineer Mitsubishi, so there’s no doubt a …

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Goodyear Introduces Tires that Can Charge an Electric Vehicle

tires that can charge an electric vehicle

Automakers don’t get to have all the fun when it comes to advancements in car technology. Goodyear is getting in on the action, and at this year’s Geneva Motor Show they introduced their concept for tires that can charge an electric vehicle. The tire, called the BH-03, uses two different advanced technologies to generate electricity …

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Mitsubishi Outlander Sport’s New Engine Offers More Power

Mitsubishi Outlander Sport’s new engine

Mitsubishi recently announced that the Outlander Sport will be getting a new engine option. The Mitsubishi Outlander Sport’s new engine will provide even more power than the original 2.0-liter engine, and provides another alternative to those seeking that little something extra. The new engine is a 2.4-liter MIVEC 4 cylinder that produces 168 horsepower. There …

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Mitsubishi Electric Minicar to Arrive in March 2015

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Despite selling less than 2,000 units in the past three years, Mitsubishi isn’t giving up on its electric minicar. Deliveries for the new 2016 i-MiEV will start in March. The newest model since 2014, the minicar comes with an array of options to fit buyer preferences better than ever. The 2014 model is still on …

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New Mitsubishi EV Concept Might be a New Montero

new Mitsubishi EV concept

The Mitsubishi brand has been making the Outlander PHEV for a few years now, but they’ve recently begun expanding the PHEV lineup. In fact, an all-new Mitsubishi EV Concept recently appeared at the 2015 Chicago Auto Show, and it’s a concept that will soon make it to the United States as a production vehicle. The …

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2015 Mitsubishi Outlander Sport Powertrain Gets Big Boost

2015 Mitsubishi Outlander Sport powertrain

If you’re looking for a sporty ride that has just the right amount of power, look no further—we here at Mountaineer Mitsubishi have just the vehicle for you. The 2015 Outlander Sport crossover now has two different engine options, including a brand-new 2.4-liter MIVEC four-cylinder that gives the crossover a significant power boost. This new …

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New Mitsubishi Plug-In Hybrid to Debut at 2015 Geneva Motor Show

Mitsubishi plug-in hybrid

The Mitsubishi brand is diving further into the EV pool, the definite wave of the future. They’ve created a new plug-in hybrid crossover vehicle, which will make its debut at the 2015 Geneva Motor Show. And soon after that, we’ll see this new (and as yet unnamed) plug-in hybrid crossover hit the US market, as …

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Strong December Performance Leads to Impressive Annual Mitsubishi Sales

annual Mitsubishi sales

Annual Mitsubishi sales for 2014 ended with a strong December performance, as the automaker sold 6,545 vehicles, marking a 1.9% increase over December 2013 and the tenth consecutive month of year-over-year sales increases. That helped total sales for the year reach 77,643 units, a whopping 24.8% improvement over last year. Highlights included the Outlander, Mirage, …

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Three Mitsubishi Models Named 2015 Top Safety Picks

2015 Top Safety Picks

Three 2015 Mitsubishi models have just been named 2015 Top Safety Picks or better by the Insurance Institute for Highway Safety, including the Outlander, Outlander Sport, and Lancer. Both the Lancer and the Outlander Sport achieved the highest possible score of “Good” in most of the Institute’s crashworthiness evaluations—including moderate overlap front, side, roof strength, …

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Five Simple Ways to Keep Your Car New for Longer

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Winter is tough on our cars. Let’s not add to that stress by making silly (rookie) mistakes. Here are five things you can do to increase your car’s resale value, keep it in better shape for longer, and reduce maintenance costs along the way. Start your car, and go. No need to let it idle. …

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