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Spend Your Tax Refund at Randall Mitsubishi on a New Car

tax refund at Randall Mitsubishi

Most Americans that file their taxes will receive some sort of refund. For some Americans, this refund will be thousands of dollars. If you’re getting a sizable return this year, you can spend your tax refund at Randall Mitsubishi. This is a great, easy way to get a down payment in a lump sum.

Industry experts recommend a down payment for a new car to be at least 10%. If your tax refund is $2,000 or more, you could easily have more than you need. With a larger down payment, you won’t need to finance as much of your car purchase. This means your monthly payments will be lower and you could potentially get a lower interest rate.

If you don’t want to buy a brand new car, you could also use your refund towards a great used car. Here at Randall Mitsubishi, we have a great inventory of affordable, quality pre-owned cars.

A third option for using your refund could be doing some serious maintenance or upgrades on your current car. If you’ve been putting off expensive repairs, use your refund to get your car in tip-top shape. Get a new set of tires, get your car detailed, get a major tune-up, or whatever it is you need to rekindle your love for your car. Schedule a service appointment at Randall Mitsubishi today.

All-new Mitsubishi Eclipse Cross Unveiled in Geneva

From 1990 through 2012, the Mitsubishi Eclipse was a beloved sports coupe and convertible that helped build-up the Mitsubishi name for performance. That model may be gone, but its name is making a comeback. The 2018 Eclipse Cross, unveiled at the Geneva Motor Show in Switzerland, is not a sporty coupe, but a compact crossover.

2018 Mitsubishi Eclipse Cross, unveiled

Size-wise, this new model will fit between the current Outlander and Outlander Sport. It shares the same platform as the other two and will be 173.4 inches long. Mitsubishi says that the next updates for the other two models will make them larger and smaller, respectively.

The Eclipse Cross comes with sophisticated styling inside and out. It will be powered by a new turbocharged 1.5-liter four-cylinder engine. Power ratings haven’t been released yet; however, Mitsubishi says it will be more powerful than the current Outlander, which makes 166 horsepower with its 2.4-liter four-cylinder engine.

Inside, passengers will find modern features, including a sophisticated touchscreen system. Available technology includes a head-up display, Apple CarPlay, and Android Auto.

The 2018 Mitsubishi Eclipse Cross will be coming to Randall Mitsubishi in early 2018. We’re excited to see this all-new addition sitting on our showroom floor and can’t wait to see how it performs on the road.

Upcoming 2017 Mitsubishi Outlander Sport Limited Edition Packed with Bonus Features

2017 Mitsubishi Outlander Sport Limited Edition

Mitsubishi debuted the 2017 Mitsubishi Outlander Sport Limited Edition model at the Chicago Auto Show in a surprise twist, to the delight of the crowd.

 

The first thing you will notice about this limited edition model is its aggressive and athletic styling, setting it a notch above the ES base model, powered by the same 2.0-liter 4-cylinder engine. It’s truly the tech upgrades and subtle style changes that set the Limited Edition model apart.

 

To start, a Limited Edition badge is sure to catch the eye, along with black-painted mirrors, while the interior of the Outlander Sport Limited Edition is covered in dark black fabric with an accent of red stitching.

 

From convenient smartphone integration to a clever backup camera, the Limited Edition model comes with all the tech you need. It’s easy to sync your vehicle with your smart device, thanks to Apple CarPlay and Android Auto compatibility. This limited edition version of the Outlander Sport also comes with heated seats for extra comfort.

 

If you would like to learn more about the 2017 Mitsubishi Outlander Sport Limited Edition model, or if you’d like to take any variant of the Outlander Sport on a test drive, give us a call or stop by any time, here at Randall Mitsubishi.

Safety First 2017 Mitsubishi Outlander Sport Features Keep You in Control

2017 Mitsubishi Outlander Sport Features

There is simply no other SUV on the road like the powerful, fuel-efficient, and spacious new Mitsubishi Outlander Sport. A rearview camera, Active Stability Control System, and one of the industry’s best warranties are just a few of the many features on the 2017 Mitsubishi Outlander Sport that elevate it above its competitors.

 

Rearview Camera

Once you drive with a rearview camera, you will wonder how you ever survived without it. This camera activates as soon as you shift into reverse, making it safe and easy to back down driveways, pull out of a parking spot, and much more.

 

Active Stability Control

The Active Stability Control system utilizes sensors to decrease your likelihood of slipping or losing contact with the road in any way; it monitors the grip of each tire and if one of your wheels begins to slip, the system enacts the Anti-lock Braking System.

 

Excellent Warranty

Finally, in the unlikely event that something goes wrong and the vehicle fails in almost anyway, you will be covered by a top-notch warranty that has your back for either 10 years or 10,000 miles, whichever comes first.

 

If you would like to learn more about any of these features, or perhaps even check out the 2017 Mitsubishi Outlander Sport in person, stop by and visit us any time, at Randall Mitsubishi.

Mitsubishi Outlander PHEV’s US Launch Delayed

The Outlander PHEV charging

The Outlander PHEV charging. Photo via Wikipedia Commons.

 

Electric car enthusiasts have been waiting with bated breath for the Mitsubishi Outlander Plug-in Hybrid (PHEV) to be released in American markets. Once it arrives, it will no doubt give a new kind of relevance to the Mitsubishi name. Unfortunately, no one knows for certain exactly when the Mitsubishi Outlander PHEV is planning on showing up. Though it’s listed as a 2017 model year vehicle on the Mitsubishi website, it will likely be delayed until the 2018 model year.

This is the second postponement this year for the vehicle that was first expected in summer 2016. However, Europe got early access to the PHEV in 2013, and by their standards, it should be worth the wait. The PHEV became the bestselling plug-in on the continent.

So what are we waiting for? For one, the pricing will be more competitive in the states, and therefore Mitsubishi is under pressure to find the perfect balance. Secondly, we’re waiting—patiently—for the best possible incarnation of the PHEV.

According to the company’s North American spokesperson Alex Fedorak, we can expect “better driving characteristics and more features” when the Mitsubishi Outlander PHEV’s US Launch finally happens. Though the wait is challenging for those of us eager to take the PHEV for a spin, in the end it will be worth it because we’re waiting for a plug-in hybrid that will exceed our expectations.

Mitsubishi GT-PHEV Concept Debuts in Paris

Mitsubishi GT-PHEV concept

A Mitsubishi Outlander PHEV shown here at a charging station.

After the success of the Outlander earlier this year, Mitsubishi announced plans to reevaluate their lineup, phasing out some of their less popular nameplates and refocusing their efforts on the crossover and SUV segment. It seems one of the first results of that new strategy will be making an appearance at the Paris Motor Show in the form of the new Mitsubishi GT-PHEV concept. This plug-in hybrid SUV offers a more aggressive, stylish look than your typical Mitsubishi nameplate, and its capabilities are strides ahead of most current members of the PHEV segment, too.

According to Mitsubishi representatives, the GT-PHEV will combine a traditional gasoline engine powering the front wheels with an electric motor powering the rear wheels. As a result, the SUV will be able to run up to 75 miles on electricity alone without ever tapping into the fuel tank, about double that of most plug-in hybrids currently in mass-market production. The SUV also features a sleeker, futuristic style, designed with thinner elements and a low-sloped windshield that ends in a sharp rear bumper.

We haven’t been given a peek yet at the interior of the Mitsubishi GT-PHEV concept, though that’s sure to change when the vehicle makes it appearance in Paris. We hear whisperings of burgundy leather that matches the SUV’s roof color, plus a spacious horizontal dashboard.

Take a Virtual Test Drive of the 2017 Mitsubishi Mirage G4

virtual test drive
virtual test drive

Share with your friends your virtual test drive of the new 2017 Mitsubishi Mirage G4!

 

With the launch of the new MirageG4NightDrive.com experience, people can take a virtual test drive of the all-new 2017 Mitsubishi Mirage G4. Users can use both a laptop and smartphone simultaneously for a unique dual-screen experience.

“The Mirage G4 offers consumers a package that is unmatched in the industry – with up to 42 highway MPG, best-in-class legroom, and of course our 10-year, 100,000-mile Powertrain Limited Warranty – all starting under $14,000,” said Francine Harsini, senior director, Marketing, MMNA.

With the Night Drive Experience, users can take control of the Mirage G4 with their smartphone and steer through a course of challenges and around a racing track. Users will get to try out the rearview camera, turning radius, Hill Start Assist, and more.

At the end of the test, the drivers earn a Mirage personality type, such as “Wallet Watcher,” “Learner’s Permit,” or “Mirage Master.” They also get a highlight reel of their driving experience as a shareable GIF.

The Mirage G4 is the first vehicle in its class to offer both Apple CarPlay and Android Auto compatibility. This all-new, sporty sedan is available now at Randall Mitsubishi. Stop by and take it out for a real life test drive today.

2016 Outlander Sport Awarded NEMPA Yankee Value Award

2016 Outlander Sport

The 2016 Mitsubishi Outlander Sport is now known for its Yankee spirit!

 

The Mitsubishi Outlander Sport has once again been acknowledged for its quality. The 2016 Outlander Sport has been recognized by the New England Motor Press Association.

The Outlander Sport earned the Yankee Value Award for the second year in a row. The Outlander was presented an award at NEMPA’s annual awards dinner.

To earn the Yankee Value Award, a vehicle must exemplify the “New England spirit of understated perseverance” and has to offer a good value to the customer.

The 2016 Outlander Sport does just that. It embodies the Yankee spirit which the New England Motor Press Association looks for when handing out awards.

“Outlander Sport continues to prove why it’s our sales leader,” said Don Swearingen, executive vice president and chief operating officer of Mitsubishi North America. “Reliability, quality, competitive pricing and cost of ownership are at the core of Outlander Sport.”

The Outlander earned its Yankee Value Award by making it affordable and accessible. The 2016 Outlander Sport can do just about anything you want it to, all for a low price!

Check out the Mitsubishi Outlander Sport and the rest of the Mitsubishi lineup today at Randall Mitsubishi!

2016 Outlander Earns KBB Award for Affordability

2016 Outlander Earns KBB Award

The 2016 Outlander is exactly what your family needs at the right price.

 

The 2016 Mitsubishi Outlander is one impressive model, but don’t just take our word for it. This crossover recently received an award from Kelley Blue Book (KBB) for being one of the Most Affordable Three-Row Vehicles of 2016. Not only does the Outlander come with a great price tag, but it also comes with tons of great features.

According to Mitsubishi, the Outlander was chosen as one of the top crossovers thanks to its pricing and its great features. This model comes with seating for up to seven, a rugged exterior, and off-road capabilities. What’s not to like?

“We set a new value standard for the brand when we launched the 2016 Outlander last year, and to see it is recognized by such an informative and trusted source in the automotive industry confirms that Mitsubishi is making a name for itself in the SUV/CUV segment,” said Don Swearingen, Chief Operating Officer for MMNA.

2016 Outlander features include over 100 improvements for this model year, including things like a chrome accent front grille, a tuned suspension, a next-generation continuously variable transmission, and more. If you want one of the most-awarded SUVs on the market, check out the new Outlander.

Visit the experts at Randall Mitsubishi to learn more about the Outlander and the rest of Mitsubishi’s 2016 lineup!

Off-Road Driving Tips: Enjoying the Outdoors

Off-road driving tips

Off-roading in your Mitsubishi can be very exciting over rough terrain!

 

Going off-road can be a blast, especially if you are driving a well-equipped Mitsubishi model. Each vehicle you buy from Mitsubishi comes with a range of features that make it great for hitting trails, from MIVEC engines, rigid suspensions, or intelligent all-wheel control. Aside from a great car, you should also pay attention to these off-road driving tips to ensure you have a good time on the trails.

According to Popular Mechanics, you should always read the terrain when driving off-road. Although it might be fun to plunge into the unknown, it is also incredibly dangerous. Always understand where you are going, and what the terrain is like. Unexpected dips, holes, and rocks can cause a breakdown in a moment.

Start in the proper gear. Though this might sound like a no-brainer for some, you should shift into 4×4 mode as soon as you hit the dirt. Once you get going, it can be easy to forget to switch to the proper gear. By the time you get stuck, it could be too late.

Always bring recovery gear. This includes things like a frame-mounted tow hook, rope, and a winch if needed. This will help you get out of any tough situations should you find yourself in a rut.

Bring your Mitsubishi into Randall Mitsubishi to get a routine check before you go off-roading.