Insurance Institute for Highway Safety (IIHS), has made their standards of Top Safety Picks tougher with each passing year. This year there are 117 cars on their list of 2013 IIHS Top Safety Picks and two of Mitsubishi models – 2013 Outlander and Lancer are on this list.
In the SUV segment, Outlander Sport is one of nine vehicles while Lancer sees more competition while being on a list of 28 other compact coupes, sedans and hatchbacks. It is for the 6th year in a row that Mitsubishi Lancer has been on this prestigious list, toeing the line to IIHS strict crash test criteria. Lancer is the most fuel efficient vehicle on the company’s lineup offering 34 mpg (14.45 kmpl) on highway while Outlander Sport achieves 31 mpg on highway.
A special 2013 Outlander Sport Limited Edition model makes its way to company dealers in March. This limited edition will be seen with blackout side mirrors, center bumper, wheel arch trims and roof rails besides chrome alloy wheels and power driver’s seat. Special Limited Edition badging will make it stand out in the crowd while interiors will be done up in two tone Dove Grey and Black leather. For more information, scroll down.