During the enhanced community quarantine months, one can say that there wasn’t much car selling going on. Most local car companies were affected by this. Following that however, it has been reported that the car industry has been picking itself back up again.
Case in point is Mitsubishi Motors Philippines Corporation, which did staggeringly well in September 2020. In that month, the company managed to sell 5,384 individual units. That’s a 205 percent increase from August.
As a result, the Mirage G4 sedan led the pack with a whopping 1,873 units sold. Following closely is the L300, Mitsubishi’s best-selling commercial vehicle, at 1,698 units sold. For the Mitsubishi sedan that means it increased its sales by 391 percent when compared to how it did in August.
It also helped that the Mirage G4 is a great car
Besides the Mirage G4 and L300, here’s how other Mitsubishi models performed in September:
Regarding this great increase in sales performance, Mutsuhiro Oshikiri, the President and CEO of MMPC says that:
“September was a very good month for MMPC. We are truly grateful to our clients who patronized our brand. We would also like to commend our dealer partners who have displayed strong resiliency towards the tough challenge that we are all facing. We are all geared to finish the year in high spirits and will continue to create programs that will provide easy ownership and excellent customer experience.”
Due to the success of the “Mitsubishi Rollback” promo, MMPC will be extending it until October 31, 2020. That means the Mirage G4 GLX MT’s standard retail price is reduced down to Php 528,000. The L300 also gets a discount, which brings down its price to just Php 698,000.
If you want or need a Mitsubishi, now's the time to get one
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Know more about Mitsubishi Mirage G4
The new Mitsubishi Mirage G4 is the sedan sibling of the Mirage hatchback. It is Mitsubishi's entry in the subcompact sedan segment. The cabin space of this sedan is the same with its hatchback version, but with more spacious trunk space. The body configuration of the Mitsubishi Mirage G4 is perfect for most Filipino car buyers who are looking for a sedan but has the distinctive characteristics of the Mirage hatchback – value for money and fuel efficiency. Although the Mirage G4 is not as trendy looking as its five-door counterpart, the mature sedan has an advantage in terms of practicality, thanks to its big trunk and longer wheelbase. For 2018, the Mitsubishi Mirage G4 got a restyled extended rear bumper and new taillight. In terms of safety, this sedan features an anti-lock braking system and dual airbags present on all variants. Stepping inside the Mirage G4, occupants will be welcomed by a black interior accompanied by black fabric seats. A standard 2-DIN form factor infotainment system is also featured in the sedan's cabin. A touch screen is available depending on the trim-level. Sound is transmitted through two speakers for GLX variant and four speakers for GLS. All head units have auxiliary input and Bluetooth capability. Under the hood, a 1.2L gasoline engine, in-line 3-cylinder 12-valve DOHC, powers the Mitsubishi Mirage G4. This engine pumps out 77 horsepower and 100 Newton-meter of torque. The power is delivered to the front wheels either by a CVT or five-speed manual transmission.
Cesar G.B. Miguel