California, 25 February 2015: Mitsubishi Motors North America, Inc. (MMNA) today announced specifications and pricing for the 2016 i-MiEV—a 100 percent electric-powered vehicle—which will arrive at Mitsubishi dealers across the United States in late March 2015. With a starting MSRP of only $22,995 (Rs. 14.24 lakhs), the technologically advanced i-MiEV is the most affordably-priced electric vehicle (EV) available in America today, and after factoring in the Federal tax credit of $7,500 (Rs. 4.64 lakhs), the net starting MSRP is reduced to $15,495 (Rs. 9.59 lakhs).
Despite its affordable price point, the 2016 Mitsubishi i-MiEV comes equipped with a variety of welcome standard features such as heated driver and front passenger seats, remote keyless entry and heated side mirrors. The i-MiEV also features a comprehensive vehicle warranty that includes a fully-transferable 8-year/100,000-mile limited warranty for the lithium-ion main drive battery pack and a 5-year/60,000-mile powertrain limited warranty.
“Mitsubishi Motors is committed to developing EV and PHEV technologies,” said MMNA Executive Vice President, Don Swearingen. “The Mitsubishi i-MiEV is a safe and reliable form of environmentally sustainable transportation and is a great option for those looking for a 100 percent electric vehicle.”
Additionally, a new Navigation Package is available for the 2016 Mitsubishi i-MiEV that includes an MMCS navigation system with 7-in. touchscreen display, real-time traffic, 3D mapping and Mapcare, Bluetooth hands-free phone system, USB port and rear view camera.