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Mitsubishi Motors Reports May 2005 U.S. Sales- it's good news
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CYPRESS, Calif., June 1 -- Mitsubishi Motors North America, Inc., (MMNA) today reported May 20, 200505 U.S. sales of 11,380 units -- a 23.3 percent increase from April's sales volume.

"This was our best retail sales month of the year, and second best since August 2004," said David Schembri, executive vice president of sales and marketing at Mitsubishi Motors North America. "All current models outperformed last month's sales figures, and the very successful launch of the all-new 2006 Eclipse has kicked off an exciting new era for Mitsubishi Motors."

MMNA also experienced an increase in sales of other vehicles, including a 20.9 percent increase in Endeavor sales from last month at 1,554 units and a 20.1 percent increase in Galant sales (the volume leader) from last month at 2,819 units.

Mitsubishi Motors North America, Inc., (MMNA) is responsible for all manufacturing, finance, sales, marketing, research and development operations of the Mitsubishi Motors Corporation in the United States and Canada. Mitsubishi Motors sells coupes, convertibles, sedans and sport utility vehicles through a network of approximately 625 dealers. For more information, contact the Mitsubishi Motors News Bureau at (888) 560-6672 or visit media.mitsubishicars.com.

Following is the sales breakdown for May 2005:

2005
MAY APR %
ECLIPSE COUPE 1,584 988 60.3%
ECLIPSE SPYDER 482 436 10.6%
LANCER (1) 3,360 2,809 19.6%
GALANT 2,819 2,347 20.1%
DIAMANTE 8 9 --
TOTAL CAR 8,253 6,589 25.3%
OUTLANDER 1,112 1,065 4.4%
MONTERO SPORT 203 64 217.2%
ENDEAVOR 1,554 1,285 20.9%
MONTERO 258 227 13.7%
TOTAL SUV 3,127 2,641 18.4%
TOTAL 11,380 9,230 23.3%
Selling Days 24 27