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19 Oct 2014
The Mitsubishi Mirage wins at the ASEAN NCAP Grand...

Mirage rated top in Adult Occupancy Protection in Mini Car category

Kuala Lumpur, 13 October 2014 - he ASEAN New Car Assessment Program (NCAP) recently held the ASEAN NCAP Grand Prix Awards in Kuching, Sarawak in recognition of the top achievers in crash safety. The event was held for the first time ever with participation from various car manufacturers, industry experts and members of the media.

The Grand Prix Awards 2014 focused on the recognition of high achievers in test results released up till August 2014. ASEAN NCAP published its first test results in January 2013.

Mr. Masahiko Ueki, the President of Mitsubishi Motors (Thailand) Co., Ltd. recently revealed the results of the ASEAN NCAP Grand Prix Awards 2014 with the Mitsubishi Mirage being awarded the highest score in the Adult Occupancy Protection in the mini car category from the Malaysian Institute of Road Safety Research (MIROS).

The ASEAN NCAP crash test procedure is conducted through a frontal crash test. The test vehicle impacts the aluminium barrier at 64km/h with sensors on the vehicle and passenger dummies registering the impact forces. The result is then benchmarked against NCAP safety standards.

Mitsubishi Mirage received the best safety score in Adult Occupancy Protection in Mini Car category, scoring 13.07 out of 16.00 (4-star rating). The rating is also applicable to the Mitsubishi Attrage GLS or equivalent variant with similar safety specifications. This award is testament to the high safety standards of the Mitsubishi Eco Cars in Thailand and its export markets.

About Mitsubishi Mirage
The Mitsubishi Mirage is developed on the concept of “compact”, “affordability” and “high fuel efficiency”. Powered by an ultra-efficient 1.2-litre three-cylinder MIVEC engine with 78PS and 100Nm of torque, the Mirage boasts class-leading fuel efficiency of 21 km/l (based on the New European Driving Cycle) thanks to its lightweight body and INVECS III Continuously Variable Transmission (CVT).

The Mirage is priced from RM 64,090.65 and is available in four colours – Eisen Grey Mica, Red Metallic, White Pearl and Cool Silver Metallic.
*Prices are quoted on-the-road without insurance.

Safety is a main priority at Mitsubishi Motors; the all-new Mirage comes with active and passive safety features to protect its occupants. Four-Wheel ABS with EBD is standard, along with dual front SRS airbags and seatbelt pre-tensioners, ISOFIX Child Seat Mount, Child Lock and Anti-Pinch Power Window.

Since 2005, MMM has sold more than 82,000 units of vehicles in Malaysia. Current line-up of vehicles include the Malaysian made ASX compact SUV, eco cars Mirage and Attrage, Triton pick-up trucks and Pajero Sport imported from Thailand, Lancer GT sedan, Pajero SUVs and the 100% electric car i-MiEV imported from Japan.

To date, Mitsubishi Motors operates 57 showrooms (out of which 43 are 3S Centres) and 47 service outlets throughout Malaysia.

About ASEAN NCAP
ASEAN NCAP, a new addition to the global NCAP organization, has key objectives to enhance vehicle safety standards, raise consumer awareness and to encourage a market for safer vehicles in the Southeast Asian region (ASEAN community). Established since 2011, ASEAN NCAP is an on-going collaboration between the Malaysian Institute of Road Safety Research (MIROS) and the non-profit, global NCAP organization based in England.

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