The CarSales Network announced today that the Mitsubishi Mirage is a 2013 “motoring.com.au Recommends' First Car. The winners are motoring.com.au's top picks for real-world new-car buyers and consumers.
carsales.com Ltd’s editorial brand, motoring.com.au, established the ‘Recommends’ awards in 2012. motoring.com.au 'powers' all automotive editorial content across the carsales network of websites.
motoring.com.au and carsales.com Ltd Editor-in-Chief, Mike Sinclair, said ‘Recommends’ is a key emerging tool for new car buyers.
“The cars named as motoring.com.au ‘Recommends’ are the best of breed in their respective segments and represent canny choices for new car shoppers," Mr Sinclair said.
“The motoring.com.au crew drives literally hundreds of cars each year -- new releases, both local and abroad, seven-day tests and longer-term reviews that replicate the ownership experience. We’ve used this knowledge to name our top cars, so new car buyers can short-circuit their research and fast track buying decisions,” he said.
motoring.com.au 'Recommends’ lists top choices in 13 lifestyle categories and sub-categories. The judging team considers a wide range of attributes in making choices for each of the categories: performance; refinement; handling; suitability for purpose and value for money. Resale, reliability and factors such as warranty and the availability or otherwise of benefits such as fixed-price servicing are also considerations.
Launched in January 2013 the all-new Mirage is on sale at more than 200 Mitsubishi Motors dealerships Australia-wide delivers outstanding environmental and drive performance in a fun, safe and sporty design with all the features you need.
MMAL’s CEO Mutsuhiro Oshikiri said the said the company was thrilled to receive the acknowledgement of the motoring.com.au ‘2013 First Car - Recommend Award’.
“The Mirage is a complete package for a first car, an affordable nimble city car that offers five-star safety, outstanding fuel economy, easy to drive manoeuvrability, four doors and plenty of interior space and is one of Australia’s most affordable light cars. To have this recognised by one of Australia’s top motoring publications is a great achievement,” Oshikiri said.
To find your nearest Mitsubishi Motors dealer or to find out more about the all-new Mirage, visit www.mitsubishi-motors.com.au
* 1 year roadside assist (service condition apply). For purchases of new Mitsubishi vehicles after 1st October 2012, initial 12 month roadside assist will be extended for a period of 12 months from the date of the most recent eligible CPS for that vehicle performed at an authorised Mitsubishi dealer. Roadside assist, if extended in accordance with these items, is available for a maximum of up to 5 years.