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Mitsubishi Lancer Bids Goodbye To The World, Vehicle Production To End In August

By stphntapulao , Jan 06, 2017 05:35 PM EST

Mitsubishi, in its recent interview, confirmed that the life of their Lancer would not be long enough to stay in next year. Reports admitted that there has been a drastic decline in its sales proving that it needs to be demolished real soon. And despite its great performance on the road, the company decided to bid final goodbye on its standard sedan in August 2017.

Lancer Is Not Coming Back, Sedan To End Because Of Dropping Sales

According to Digital Trends, Executive Vice President and CEO of Mitsubishi's North American division Don Swearingen admitted that the company has no future plans regarding its compact sedan. The executive admitted that they will no longer push through the vehicle to go to the US market as it sales continuously drop from time to time.

Mitsubishi admitted that they would want to focus on their earning vehicles which are the crossovers and the SUVs. The company also admitted that producing sedan would be hard to justify now that its decline has been rampant from all over the world.

Mitsubishi Produces Unnamed Crossover, Would This Be An Indicator Of Their Great Comeback?

On the other hand, there has been a series of reports proving that Mitsubishi is releasing an all-new compact crossover. Sources admitted that the upcoming vehicle is inspired from the XR-PHEV concept. The said vehicle would be placed in between the Outlander Sport and the Outlander.

The crossover is allegedly capable of driving itself in a short distance. It also has an excellent gasoline-electric plug-in hybrid drivetrain. The said vehicle also promises a motor that could provide a relative boost in its power during certain situations.

With the dying Lancer, the company promises that it would keep its Mirage G4 in a longer period of time. As Swearingen stated:

 "customers love the product," 

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