Mitsubishi PH sold more than 1,000 L300 units last month

Updated Jun 18, 2021 | Same topic: Automotive Industry Updates

The car brand records a 169 percent sales growth in May.

Mitsubishi Motors Philippines Corporation (MMPC) is proud to announce it has managed to sell 3,229 units in May, a 169 percent sales growth as compared to the previous month. The top contributor to this feat is the Mitsubishi L300 with a total of 1,335 units sold, accounting for 40 percent of the car brand’s sales for May 2021.

Mitsubishi L300 front view

Mitsubishi L300 utility van

Now that the country is in the new normal of doing business, the Mitsubishi L300 addresses the need for a reliable, tough, and dependable business mover. It can be designed with various body configurations to suit different business operations. Powering the utility van is a 2.2-liter turbodiesel that makes 98 hp and 200 Nm of torque.

The Mitsubishi L300 is followed by the Mirage G4 and Xpander, respectively. Both Mitsubishi vehicles are ideal choices for Filipino families as the Mirage G4 subcompact sedan offers practicality and affordability, while the Xpander MPV offers a 7-seating configuration that can benefit big families.

Mitsubishi Mirage G4 front view

Mitsubishi Mirage G4 subcompact sedan

Here is the complete list of MMPC’s sales numbers for May 2021:

  • L300 – 1,335
  • Mirage G4 – 807
  • Xpander – 490
  • Strada – 464
  • Montero Sport – 114
  • Mirage – 18
  • Outlander PHEV – 1

“2021 continues to be a challenge for the entire automotive industry and we are very thankful for the strong support that the market is showing towards Mitsubishi Motors brand. We would also like to commend our dealer partners and sales executives who are exhibiting commendable work and dedication,” said MMPC President and CEO Mr. Mutsuhiro Oshikiri.

Mitsubishi Xpander front view

Mitsubishi Xpander MPV

With a total sales of 3,329 units last May, MMPC managed to retain the number two spot in the local automotive sales ranking as per the recent report from the Chamber of Automotive Manufacturers of the Philippines. Inc. (CAMPI). Toyota still leads the ranking at the one spot, while the third and fourth spots were taken by Ford and Suzuki, respectively.

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Mitsubishi L300

<p>The Mitsusbishi L300 is based on the L300 Versa Van. While the latter was more of a family carrier, Mitsubishi has since marketed the L300 FB mainly as a commercial vehicle. Regardless, the said model can both function as a family car, and as a logistics solution for small to large businesses. In the Philippine market, the L300 FB uses a Euro 4 compliant&nbsp;2.2-liter 4N14 diesel power plant. At most, this mill can make up to 98 horsepower and 200 Nm of torque. Power is sent to the rear via a five-speed manual transmission. The available to the L300 FB body is a rear air-conditioning system, and it can also fit up to 17 occupants.&nbsp;</p>

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Rex started off his career in the aviation industry before entering Philkotse as a staff writer. Two things excite him the most: first is staying up to speed with the latest news in the industry that uses engines as their heart and soul. The second is imparting them in a well-detailed manner. His passion for anything with wheels started when he was young – from Tamiyas to family-friendly sedans, and anything in between.

Someday, Rex only wishes to drive on random highways with friends in a third-gen Mitsubishi Delica with aftermarket sunroofs, if he couldn’t get the Starwagon Super Exceed edition.

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