Mitsubishi PH sold over 2,000 Xpander units in February 2021

Updated Mar 15, 2021 | Same topic: Automotive Industry Updates

The 7-seater MPV led Mitsubishi’s charge for the love month.

It’s final: the Mitsubishi Xpander has completely settled into the Adventure’s role as a family hauler and business workhorse, ensuring that the erstwhile AUV’s legacy is in good hands. Very few contenders in the MPV segment can lay claim to having a visually striking aesthetic, combined with a generous interior and car-like ride quality.

Mitsubishi Xpander

The Xpander has become a household name in the MPV category

Little wonder that the Xpander is in top form where sales are concerned, posting sales of more than 2,000 units for the month of February. That’s 70 percent more units rolling off dealer showrooms compared to January, apart from being the biggest chunk of the total 5,072 Mitsubishi vehicles sold in the love month.  

Other models in the Mitsubishi Motors Philippines (MMPC) lineup also contributed to those numbers. The company handed over the keys of the Mirage G4 subcompact sedan to 1,078 new owners, representing a 94-percent improvement from January.

Mitsubishi Mirage G4

Improved sales of the Mirage G4 show that customers still value practicality and fuel efficiency

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Meanwhile, the L300 has been a locally assembled mainstay of Filipino businesses, even more so after being upgraded to a more powerful and efficient 2.2L turbodiesel engine. This robust workhorse turned in February sales figures of 947 units.

The Mitsubishi Montero Sport made its way to 607 households last month. This midsize SUV brings a mix of futuristic design, comfortable seating for seven, a load of sophisticated tech amenities, and solid off-road performance with the tested Super Select 4WD-II.  

Here’s the breakdown of MMPC’s total sales for February:

Mitsubishi model
Units sold
Mirage G4
Outlander PHEV
Montero Sport

“The continuous growth we are experiencing shows good signs not just for MMPC but for the industry as well. We truly appreciate the strong patronage of the market towards the Mitsubishi Motors brand,” says MMPC President and CEO Mutsuhiro Oshikiri. “We are on high spirits with this current attainment and we aim to remain committed to provide the best products and service to our customers.”

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Mitsubishi Xpander

<p>The <a href="" title="Mitsubishi Xpander variants &amp; price list"><strong>Mitsubishi Xpander</strong></a> multi-purpose vehicle (MPV) follows in the footsteps of the brand&rsquo;s Adventure AUV, a versatile vehicle that can be used for both household and business. Its angular styling uses Mitsubishi&rsquo;s Dynamic Shield design language first seen locally on the third-generation Montero Sport. The original Xpander lineup in the Philippines comprised the base GLX, GLX Plus, GLS, and the range-topping GLS Sport, until the latter was replaced by the <a href="" title="Mitsubishi Xpander Cross price list">Xpander Cross</a> as the flagship variant. All trim levels feature seating for up to seven passengers, with second- and third-row benches that can be folded to accommodate more cargo. The standard powertrain is a 1.5-liter inline-4 gasoline engine, mated to either a 5-speed manual or 4-speed automatic transmission. Current color options include Titanium Gray, Jet Black Mica, Red Metallic, Quartz White Pearl, and Sterling Silver Metallic. &nbsp;</p>

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