Mitsubishi made big waves in the commercial market in 2015 with two of its robust cars picking up prestigious awards in business categories.
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Fleet World Honours: Best Ultra Low Emission Vehicle 2015 - "The Outlander PHEV’s brilliant success has transformed Mitsubishi’s presence in fleet with two thirds of Outlander PHEV sales going to business users. With ongoing investment in the dealer network and production being expanded in Japan, Mitsubishi Motors UK reckons it’s only the beginning. But what a start."
Green Fleet Awards: PHEV Manufacturer of the Year - Mitsubishi won this award for the Outlander PHEV which is the worlds first plug-in hybrid 4x4 SUV. with regenerative braking to send power back into the batteries when possible, the PHEV is capable of over 30 miles in EV mode, 70mph on EV power.
The LowCvp: Low Carbon Car Manufacturer of the Year - The Outlander was a game-changer bringing plug-in hybrid technology to a 4x4 SUV and at a competitive price.
Next Green Car: SUV of the Year - The new and greatly improved PHEV boosts the success of the previous years model. Whilst still being economical to run it has a new and refined cabin which secures that Mitsubishi are still big contenders in the SUV market.
The Scotsman: Plug-in Vehicle of the Year - The build and engineering of this car is the reason the Scotsman has awarded it the Plug-in Vehicle of the year, they said: "It's one of those rare vehicles that is massively better than you expect it to be"
Outlander Commercial WhatVan?: 4X4 Car Derived Van of the Year Award - This fantastic car was built to win awards with its clever design. The Outlander Commercial looks just like an SUV with its chunky shape, neat lines and bold nose design featuring a large grille and angular headlights with daytime running lights. Open the doors and you’ll notice that it has a large cargo area taking the place of the seats. It’s brimming with technology too, comprising Active Stability Control, Traction Control and Hill Start Assist, making it much easier to drive if the loadspace is full. Cruise control with a speed limiter also comes as standard to offer drivers a comfortable on-road experience.
L200 – AutoExpress Pick-Up Truck of the Year
Striking the perfect balance of rugged practicality with genuine driving enjoyment of a smart car, the L200 is an outstanding pick-up truck. It’s such a strong car that it finally managed to knock the Volkswagen Amorak off the top spot, having been securely in place for three years. Look at the L200 and you’ll notice a slick design with LED daytime running lights, long lines and chrome detailing on the grille. Inside, it feels just as sophisticated with a touchscreen, leather upholstery and dual-zone climate control. On the road, the performance transforms this pick-up from a luxury model into an impressive truck. Along the motorway, it is easy to drive thanks to an ultra-responsive performance. If you need to drive off-road, you can turn a rotary control to enable the 4x4 technology. Offering the best of both worlds, it’s a worthy champion for businesses.