TOKYO, June 22, 2018 - (JCN Newswire) - Mitsubishi Motors Corporation (MMC) announced today that the new Eclipse Cross compact SUV model has been awarded a maximum 5-star rating for Adult Occupant Protection in the 2018 Latin NCAP (New Car Assessment Program) which evaluates the safety performance of new models introduced in the Latin America and Caribbean regions.
Eclipse Cross uses MMC's RISE reinforced impact safety evolution body and seven SRS airbags in a safety specification which has already been awarded a maximum 5-star rating in the European NCAP, the Australian and New Zealand ANCAP, and the ASEAN NCAP.
The Eclipse Cross is a coupe-like SUV that fuses a stylish form with dynamic SUV go-anywhere ability. It features a design that motivates the driver to experience the world, connectivity that inspires new fun adventures, and all-wheel control technology that delivers an enjoyable, reassuring feel that elevates the driving experience.
Eclipse Cross is currently sold in some 60 countries, including in Europe, Australia and New Zealand, ASEAN, North America and Japan, with plans to market it in a total of 100 countries.
For additional information on the Eclipse Cross, please follow the link below.
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.
Public Relations Department
June 22, 2018 14:38 HKT/SGT
Source: Mitsubishi Motors
Topic: Press release summary
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