Mitsubishi now ready to take 2012 i-MiEV orders in Canada
By Alyssa Dalton
December 21, 2011 – Finished your holiday shopping yet? While it’s too big to fit in a stocking, Mitsubishi suggests Canadians looking for an “affordable electric vehicle” visit one of 30 select dealers to reserve the new 2012 i-MiEV (Mitsubishi Innovative Electric Vehicle).
“This is a day that marks a new era for Mitsubishi in Canada,” said Shin Fujioka, president and CEO of Mitsubishi Motor Sales of Canada Inc. (MMSCAN). “The i-MiEV is the most efficient, most vibrant and most affordable electric vehicle available in the Canadian market and we are excited that we will soon see i-MiEVs on roads across the country.”
Certified MiEV dealers go through a rigorous, detailed training and education program in order to be qualified to retail and service the i-MiEV, explained the automaker. CLICK HERE to locate the closest dealer in your area.
“The i-MiEV, while easy to drive, is a very advanced vehicle and our dealers have shown a great interest in being trained and approved to provide top of the line service to our customers,” added Fujioka.
The vehicle is a five-door, 4-passenger, subcompact hatchback that has been designed and packaged to be efficient, ecological and fun to drive. The automaker claims it will be the most affordable, mass-produced, all-electric vehicle in the Canadian marketplace, and with a range of up to 155km, with a top speed of 130km/h, make an excellent commuter vehicle for Canadian urbanites.