Halfway through 2018, Mitsubishi has already racked up an impressive array of auto industry awards. Given that Mitsubishi is the fastest-growing non-luxury brand in the United States, this should come as little surprise.
Automotive Science Group – Best All-Around Performance Brand
The data-driven research firm ASG awards brands based on how well their vehicles perform socially, environmentally, and economically. Among the 33 automotive companies under consideration for this award, Mitsubishi came out on top with the best all-around performance — for the second year in a row!
Automotive Science Group – Best Economic Performance Brand
This award takes into account the overall value and cost of ownership offered by auto brands. Due to its efficiency, inexpensive maintenance costs, and affordability, Mitsubishi’s lineup won this award for a second straight year.
Automotive Science Group – Best 5 All-Around Performance Award (2018 Mitsubishi Mirage)
Out of 356 small cars considered for this award, the Mitsubishi Mirage was one of five chosen. According to ASG, the Mirage boasts North America’s lowest purchase and operating costs over the first six and a half years of ownership.
Automotive Science Group – Best Economic Performance Award (2018 Mitsubishi Mirage)
The Mitsubishi Mirage topped 1,664 other vehicles to win this award for the second year in a row. ASG’s assessment found that the Mirage had the smallest carbon footprint of any vehicle with a regular powertrain, not mention the lowest ownership cost and best economic performance among 2018 models.