Kuala Lumpur, 6 January 2021 – MITSUBISHI MOTORS MALAYSIA (MMM), the official distributor of Mitsubishi Motors vehicles in Malaysia, sold 17,489 vehicles from January to December 2021 which is a 91% increase in sales as compared to the same period in 2020.
The sales achievement credited to the Mitsubishi XPANDER combining style, practicality, and competitive pricing had its best sales performance year with 7,397 units sold from January to December 2021. This accomplishment has crowned the XPANDER as the number one best-selling Japanese seven-seater crossover in Malaysia.
The Mitsubishi Triton pick-up truck also continued to enjoy its run of success with 9,268 units sold from January to December 2021. This is a 34% increase in sales as compared to the same period in 2020.
“Despite another year of being disrupted by COVID-19, we are thankful for our customers for showing trust, confidence, and loyalty towards the Mitsubishi Motors brand. We are pleased that XPANDER has enjoyed strong sales performance thanks to the extension of the tax-free incentive period. This decision by the Malaysian government has certainly helped the industry to sustain itself during this challenging phase. At Mitsubishi Motors, we have now progressed to increase our production volume for XPANDER, to cater for higher production capacity, and to fulfill all booking demands,” said Shinya Ikeda, Chief Executive Officer of Mitsubishi Motors Malaysia.
He added, “The continued growth of Mitsubishi Motors market compared to last year is a sign that we are steadily moving towards recovery. As we look forward to advancing and progressing into 2022, we have heard every customer’s feedback regarding our products and services, and we will continue to improve for an ownership experience of the highest standard. We would like to take this opportunity to extend our heartfelt sympathy to all who were affected by the recent flood incident. We would like to gently remind all Mitsubishi owners that we are here to support them. Kindly contact our Customer Careline to be in touch.”
Mitsubishi Motors will offer a 30% discount on Mitsubishi genuine spare parts and a 50% discount on labour costs from today until 20 January 2022 for vehicles damaged by flood.
In addition, Mitsubishi Motors will also support owners by offering FREE towing service. All customers need to do is to contact Mitsubishi Assist 24Hrs customer careline (MA24) at 1-800-88-2166 to request this service. Mitsubishi owners who arrange for their vehicle towing, without the assistance of MA24 and insurance coverage are also entitled to rebates worth up to RM300.
*the above are subjected to terms and conditions apply.
For further information, MMM Customer Careline can be contacted at 1-800-18-8161.
About Mitsubishi Motors Malaysia (MMM)
Mitsubishi Motors Malaysia (MMM) was formed on 29 January 2005 and is the official distributor of Mitsubishi Motors vehicles in Malaysia. As one of Malaysia’s leading automotive company, the company is now represented by 53 showrooms (out of which 48 are 3S Centres) and 54 service outlets throughout Malaysia. In East Malaysia, MMM is represented by 14 showrooms (7 in Sarawak and 7 in Sabah).
MMM is committed to sell a range of vehicles that are high in quality, performance, safety, comfort and technologically advanced. The Triton 4×4 pick-up truck are imported as CBU (Completely Built-Up) units from Thailand while the Outlander and new XPANDER are locally assembled (CKD) in Malaysia.
“Drive your Ambition” is a powerful statement of Mitsubishi Motors Corporation’s (MMC) on-going commitment to the values and aspirations of its drivers. Following this, MMM strives to provide unique experiences and inspire our customers to go the distance with our vehicles.