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Welcome to our Group 1 Mitsubishi Blog, the South African home for all of the latest Breaking Mitsubishi News, useful vehicle driving tips and regular reviews and updates on all things Mitsubishi. Our articles are written exclusively for this site, and contributors include some of our own staff as well as seasoned automotive writers from within the greater vehicle industry. We promise to provide you with informative Mitsubishi articles, all of which we hope will inform, entertain and keep you coming back for more.

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Mitsubishi Unveils ‘Small But Beautiful’ Three-Year Plan

Posted by on 16 Oct 2020 under Mitsubishi Cars, Mitsubishi News, Mitsubishi Pajero, Mitsubishi Triton

Mitsubishi Car

Mitsubishi’s Plan For The Next Three Years

In July 2020, Mitsubishi Motors Corporation (MMC) announced its new three-year plan, aptly named ‘Small but Beautiful’. Mitsubishi has made their intentions clear as they aim to focus their resources on technology across core regions which also includes Africa.

The three-year ‘Small but Beautiful’ plan will concentrate on rationalising costs and enhancing overall profitability by implementing a good management foundation. Mitsubishi wants to see sustainable growth from fiscal 2020 to at least 2022.


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Is The Mitsubishi Xpander Coming To South Africa?

Posted by on 17 Sep 2020 under Mitsubishi News, Mitsubishi Xpander Cross, New Mitsubishi Launches

Mitsubishi Xpander

Current Mitsubishi Xpander

The Mitsubishi Xpander was first introduced in 2017 in Indonesia and since then, it’s expanded into other countries such as the Philippines, Thailand and Vietnam. Now, it appears as if Malaysia is next according to the chief executive officer at Mitsubishi Motor Malaysia (MMM), Tomoyuki Shinnishi.


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Mitsubishi Road Assist+ App Wins Tech & Innovation Award

Posted by on 24 Aug 2020 under Mitsubishi Cars, Mitsubishi News

Mitsubishi Road Assit+ App

Mitsubishi’s Road Assist+ App Awarded For Tech & Innovation

Mitsubishi Motors North America, Inc. (MMNA) has won the 2020 Future Digital Awards Technology. The Mitsubishi Road Assist+ smartphone app took first place in the Technology & Innovation Category.


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New Mitsubishi Triton Xtreme Boosts Bakkie Range in SA

Posted by on 15 Jul 2020 under Mitsubishi News, Mitsubishi Triton, New Mitsubishi Launches

Mitsubishi Triton Xtreme

Mitsubishi’s Triton Xtreme

Mitsubishi Motors has long been one of the standouts when it comes to delivering quality, stylish bakkies. Now, after waiting in bated breath, the new limited edition Mitsubishi Triton Xtreme double cab has finally been added to the automaker’s impressive bakkie range.


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Review: Mitsubishi’s Cutting Edge MIVEC Technology

Posted by on 19 Jun 2020 under General, Mitsubishi Cars, Mitsubishi Outlander, Mitsubishi Reviews

Mitsubishi MIVEC Engine

Mitsubishi’s MIVEC Engine

Mitsubishi Motors has been at the forefront of innovation focusing on technologies to control valve timing and the amount of lift. This impressive MIVEC technology aims at providing high power output, lower fuel consumption and reduced exhaust emissions.


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Ships, Planes And Cars – Mitsubishi Has Been At It For A Century

Posted by on 20 May 2020 under General, Mitsubishi Cars, Mitsubishi News

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Mitsubishi’s Been In The Game For A Century

We all know Mitsubishi for its bold SUVs and tough workhorse bakkies. We know they also made cars – sedans – years ago. Maybe your dad had a Colt Gallant when you were small. But when did Mitsubishi start making cars? The ‘80s? The ‘70s? You need to go back a while. No further than that. Way back to 1917.


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What Does The Mitsubishi Extended Warranty Entail?

Posted by on 10 Apr 2020 under General, Mitsubishi Cars

Mitsubishi Logo

Mitsubishi’s Extended Warranty Explained

When buying a new car, it comes with warranties covering labour and repairs for manufacturing defects. These standard warranties take care of the first few years of ownership but once they expire, how will you benefit from the Mitsubishi Extended Warranty?


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Mitsubishi Eclipse Adds to Its Range With a 1.5L Turbo

Posted by on 18 Mar 2020 under Mitsubishi Eclipse, Mitsubishi Reviews

2020 Mitsubishi Eclipse Cross

2020 Mitsubishi Eclipse Cross

You get an eclipse when one heavenly body moves in front of another. In this case you got an Eclipse when one terrestrial body moved in front of the rest. In this case, the body in question is the new Mitsubishi Eclipse Crossover 1.5-litre turbo petrol.


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COVID-19 | CORONA VIRUS – Statement from the MD

Posted by on 16 Mar 2020 under General

Group 1 Motors

Supporting Our Customers & Staff. Together we curb the spread.

Dear Customers,

We do not often communicate as a group to our various brand customers, however, we believe this situation requires the most efficient communication method.


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Mitsubishi Mirage – Fun To Drive, Easy On The Pocket

Posted by on 21 Feb 2020 under Mitsubishi Cars, Mitsubishi Mirage, Mitsubishi News, New Mitsubishi Launches

2020 Mitsubishi Mirage

Mitsubishi’s 2020 Mirage

Mitsubishi in South Africa is known for its tough bakkies and comprehensive range of SUVs. Pity there is nothing for the more budget-conscious Mitsubishi fans. Wait! Until three-four years ago there was the Mirage, an easy on the pocket, sub-compact that hit the sweet spot for students and empty-nesters alike. So now, soon on our shores, the new, updated Mitsubishi Mirage.


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