Mitsubishi Sets U.S. Vehicle Refresh Schedule


FRANKLIN, Tenn. – Mitsubishi Motors North America, Inc. (MMNA) plans to introduce four extensively revised and one all-new version of its model lineup between autumn 2020 and the second quarter of 2021, all with major safety features added as standard.

Every Mitsubishi vehicle to receive standard Forward Collision Mitigation with Pedestrian Detection active safety systems beginning with this fall’s introduction of the revised 2021 Outlander Sport crossover utility vehicle (CUV/SUV).

On sale in winter 2020, as a 2021 model, the Outlander PHEV (plug-in electric hybrid), receives major revisions highlighted by a completely new powertrain, as well as a host of updates to each trim level. The updated internal combustion engine has increased displacement and greater horsepower, and the larger and more refined electric drive system offers more all-electric range and speed of operation for what is the world’s best-selling plug-in-hybrid vehicle.

Coming in Q1 2021, as a 2021 model, the Mirage/Mirage G4, gets an extensive exterior redesign. The U.S.’s most fuel-efficient non-hybrid gasoline-fueled vehicle becomes an even more compelling value with bold styling and standard safety equipment putting it into a new level of consideration.

The redesigned Eclipse Cross, on sale in Q1 2021 as a 2022 model, incorporates major front and rear design enhancements, taking cues from Mitsubishi’s next-generation design language. The Eclipse Cross will sport a fresh new look, revised interior, standard safety systems and new infotainment system.

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The all-new next generation Outlander mid-size SUV, expected to go on sale in Q2 as a 2022 model, will be bigger, bolder and better than ever before, and will be the quietest and best-equipped Mitsubishi ever sold in the U.S.

Completely redesigned and reimagined in every way, the new Outlander will incorporate the latest Mitsubishi design language, with a bold, aggressive, and distinctive appearance. Loaded with technology and significant interior refinements, this game-changing vehicle will surprise many.

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