Nov, 15 2018 09:14 JST

Source: Mitsubishi Motors

Mitsubishi Motor's Crossover SUV Eclipse Cross Wins RJC Car of the Year 2019


TOKYO, Nov, 15 2018 - (JCN Newswire) - Mitsubishi Motors Corporation today announced that the Eclipse Cross crossover SUV has been selected as the "RJC Car of the Year 2019" run by the Automotive Researchers' & Journalists' Conference of Japan (RJC) after final judging on November 13.

In selecting Eclipse Cross, the RJC selection committee commented, "Not only is the Eclipse Cross a stylish fusion of a sharp coupe and a compact SUV, but it has high rough road performance and well balanced dynamics, due to Mitsubishi's unique Super All-Wheel Control (S-AWC) four wheel drive system. Brisk driving performance is thanks to combination of newly developed 1.5L direct-injection turbocharged gasoline engine and CVT with an 8-speed manual override."

This is the first time a MMC model has been awarded the RJC Car of the Year since the Mitsubishi i in 2007.

"It is delight for us to win the RJC Car of the Year 2019. Mitsubishi Motors is committed to putting the customer first, which is inspired by our corporate philosophy - Create a vibrant society by realizing the potential of mobility," Mitsubishi Motors Corporation announced.

Outline: RJC Car of the Year 2019

The 28th RJC Car of the Year was selected by RJC members from Japanese models launched on the domestic market between November 1, 2017 and October 31, 2018. The selection committee chose the "6 best models" on November 1 before voting on November 13 to decide the RJC Car of the Year 2019.


About Mitsubishi Motors
Mitsubishi Motors Corporation is a global automobile company based in Tokyo, Japan, which has a competitive edge in SUVs and pickup trucks, electric and plug-in hybrid vehicles. The company launched the i-MiEV - the first mass-produced electric vehicle in 2009, which was followed by the OUTLANDER PHEV in 2013 - a plug-in hybrid market leader in Japan and Europe. Mitsubishi Motors has 30,000 employees and a global footprint with production facilities in Japan, Thailand, China, Indonesia, Philippines and Russia. Models, such as the PAJERO SPORT/MONTERO SPORT, TRITON/L200 and OUTLANDER play a major role in achieving its growth. The global sales volume in fiscal year 2017 was 1,101,000 units, and the net sales of Mitsubishi Motors for fiscal year 2017 was 2.19 trillion yen. Mitsubishi Motors is listed on the Tokyo Stock Exchange.


Contact:
Mitsubishi Motors
Public Relations Department
http://www.mitsubishi-motors.com
+81-3-6852-4275
Source: Mitsubishi Motors
Sectors: Automotive

Copyright ©2019 JCN Newswire. All rights reserved. A division of Japan Corporate News Network.

Multimedia


 

Related Press Release


Mitsubishi Motors Reports Full Year Financial Results for FY2018 and Issues FY2019 Guidance
May 09 2019 18:34 JST
 
Mitsubishi Outlander PHEV Hits 200,000 Global Sales Milestone
April 11 2019 16:27 JST
 
Mitsubishi Motors Lineup at Auto Shanghai 2019
April 10 2019 10:21 JST
 
Mitsubishi Motors Philippines Hits One Million-Unit Sales in 2019
April 10 2019 10:06 JST
 
Opening Ceremony Held at Camayse Elementary School in the Phillipines, Where Mitsubishi Motors Helped to Build a New Classroom Building
March 29 2019 14:32 JST
 
Mitsubishi Motors to Establish Innovation Center in Tokyo to Develop Embedded Software for Vehicle
March 29 2019 14:25 JST
 
Garuda Indonesia Enhances The Cooperation with Mitsubishi Motors
March 28 2019 18:41 JST
 
Mitsubishi Motors Launches New eK Wagon & eK X keicars
March 28 2019 18:13 JST
 
Mitsubishi Motors Announces Production, Sales and Export Figures for February 2019
March 28 2019 16:47 JST
 
Mitsubishi Motors Goes "ABSOLUTELY Beyond Tough" with Iconic Special Show Model TRITON ABSOLUTE
March 26 2019 16:28 JST
 
More Press release >>

Latest Press Release


More Latest Release >>