Mitsubishi to offer SIRIUS Satellite Radio as standard equipment on key
TORONTO, Dec. 4 /CNW/ - Mitsubishi Motor Sales of Canada Inc. (MMSCAN)
and SIRIUS Canada, the country's number one choice for satellite radio, today
announced an exclusive agreement that will make SIRIUS Satellite Radio
receivers standard equipment on many of Mitsubishi's 2008 model year vehicles.
SIRIUS will be available as standard equipment on the 2008 Mitsubishi
Outlander XLS, Eclipse Spyder GS & GTP, Eclipse GTP and Endeavor SE & Limited.
SIRIUS will also be available as a factory installed option on the 2008
Mitsubishi Eclipse GS, Lancer GTS & Evolution and Outlander ES & LS models. In
addition, SIRIUS will be available on the 2009 model year Galant. Mitsubishi
will offer factory-installed SIRIUS Satellite Radio receivers with a six month
subscription to SIRIUS' premium satellite radio service.
"Mitsubishi is thrilled to offer SIRIUS Satellite Radio for customers on
some of our best selling models," said Koji Soga, President and CEO of MMSCAN.
"SIRIUS' programming lineup is a perfect compliment to the innovative design
and performance of Mitsubishi vehicles."
"SIRIUS is pleased that Mitsubishi customers will now be able to
experience Canada's favourite satellite radio service in their new vehicles,"
said Mark Redmond, President and CEO, SIRIUS Canada Inc. "With the best
coverage, content and programming from North America's leading entertainment
brands, SIRIUS offers drivers and passengers an unparalleled listening
About SIRIUS Canada
SIRIUS is Canada's number one choice for satellite radio with 110
full-time channels broadcast from studios in Vancouver, Toronto, Montreal and
New York. SIRIUS offers 100% commercial-free music plus premium sports, news,
talk and entertainment programming from North America's most recognizable and
respected personalities and brands. SIRIUS offers listeners unparalleled
coast-to-coast signal coverage and digital quality sound broadcast from three
SIRIUS is the Official Satellite Radio Partner of the CFL, NFL, NASCAR,
NBA and NLL and broadcasts live play-by-play games of the CFL, NFL, NBA and
NLL. SIRIUS is also the exclusive satellite radio home of CBC's Hockey Night
in Canada Radio. In addition, SIRIUS broadcasts live NASCAR races, the
Wimbledon Tennis Championships as well as Barclays English Premier League and
UEFA Champions League soccer.
SIRIUS products for the car, truck, home, RV and boat are available in
more than 4,000 retail locations, including Best Buy, Canadian Tire, Centre
Hi-Fi, Costco, Dumoulin, Future Shop, Home Hardware, London Drugs, Staples,
The Source By Circuit City, Visions, Wal-Mart and 2001 Audio Video. All SIRIUS
programming is available for a monthly subscription fee of only $14.99.
SIRIUS Canada's automotive partners include Aston Martin, Audi, BMW,
Chrysler, Dodge, Ford, Jaguar, Jeep, Land Rover, Lexus, Lincoln, Mazda, MINI,
Mitsubishi, Pana-Pacific, Subaru, Toyota, Volkswagen, Volvo and the Canadian
Automobile Association (CAA). SIRIUS automotive partners make up nearly 60 per
cent of light vehicle sales in Canada.
Click on www.siriuscanada.ca to listen to SIRIUS live, or to purchase a
SIRIUS radio and subscription.
About Mitsubishi Motor Sales of Canada
For 2008, Mitsubishi Motor Sales of Canada offers a full line of stylish,
exciting, superbly engineered, individualistic sedans, SUV's and sports cars
that clearly reflect a car company on the move - and the needs and wants of
knowledgeable and discriminating Canadian consumers.
There are six different models in a total providing 18 distinct trim
levels. Captivating passenger cars include the truly exciting compact Lancer
in DE, ES and GTS trim and the value packed midsize Galant in ES, LS and high
performance Ralliart versions. The cutting edge compact Outlander SUV adds a
new trim level, the ES 2WD and ES 4WD, to compliment the LS 4WD and XLS 4WD,
while the midsize Endeavor is available as an SE 2WD, SE 4WD and the super
luxurious LIMITED 4WD. And lastly, the stunning sports duo of Eclipse Coupe
and Spyder, both available in GS or GT-P trim.
Mitsubishi "10-5-5" Warranty - Best Backed Cars in the World
All Mitsubishi cars and sport utility vehicles are backed by a
comprehensive "10-5-5" warranty. The powertrain is covered by a 10 year or
160,000 km limited warranty. The new vehicle limited warranty covers from
bumper to bumper for 5 years or 100,000 km and the body panels have a 7 year
or 160,000 km anti-corrosion/perforation limited warranty. The program also
includes 24/7 emergency roadside assistance with free towing to the nearest
authorized Mitsubishi retailer for warranty related repairs, for 5 years and
For further information:
For further information: Media Contact: For SIRIUS Canada: Jeff Roman,
SIRIUS Canada, (T) (416) 513-7434, (E) firstname.lastname@example.org; For Mitsubishi
Canada: Susan Elliott, (T) (905) 833-0826, (E) email@example.com or Jacquie
Adams (T) (416) 995-0308, (E) firstname.lastname@example.org