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How to set up your bluetooth to your Mitsubishi Mirage

  1. Power on the phone and ensure Bluetooth is ON. Please refer to your phone’s user guide for steps to turn on Bluetooth.
  1. Press and release the PHONE button on the steering wheel and wait for the “beep” before you speak.
  1. Say “Pair (a) device”, or “Pair (a) Phone”.
  1. System will respond with “Start pairing procedure on the device. See the device manual for instructions. The Pairing Code is ‘XXXX’”.
  1. Remember the PIN code the Fuse System speaks.

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Your not Seeing things, That Mirage is a Sedan!

Mirage G4, 2017 Mirage

Mitsubishi scored a huge win with its latest generation of the Mirage.  With its smaller engine, spacious interior, and clean styling, the Mirage teaches you that being small can be a good thing. The Mirage is pound for pound a one of the best cars on the market.  It has a reputation for being a money saver with one of the best miles per gallon for a vehicle that is not a hybrid.  The Mitsubishi Mirage’s sales success led to the additional expansion of a sedan based model.  We here at Jim Shorkey are happy to announce we have the 2017 Mitsubishi G4 Sedan. The G4 Sedan is unique from the Hatchback model but keeps the traits that makes the Mirage loved.

The 2017 Mitsubishi Mirage G4 is a four-door sedan version of the pre-existing Mirage hatchback.  All 2017 Mitsubishi Mirage models will get a revamp no matter hatchback or sedan.  The sedan obviously gains a trunk, the G4 sports all of the upgrades made to the Mirage sedan for 2017, including Apple CarPlay and Android Auto compatibility.  Switching to a four-door sedan body changes the styling, and at the other end there’s a designed a sedan-specific front fascia.  The G4 sedan is already sold in a bunch of other markets as either the Mirage G4 or the Attrage, and Mitsubishi decided this was the year to bring the sedan to North America for some time.

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The Mitsubishi G4 Mirage offers the same 1.2-liter, three-cylinder engine as the Mirage hatchback. While driving you should expect it to produce the same 78 horsepower and 74 pound-feet torque, and for the same five-speed manual and CVT automatic transmission options to be on tap. What the Mirage lacks in power it makes up for in fuel economy: the last hatchback model to be EPA certified got 40 mpg combined, making it the most efficient non-hybrid car sold in the U.S. The Sedan will get 37 mpg

The interior should be pretty similar to the Mirage hatchback, which gets a new steering wheel and seat materials as part of its 2017 refresh. Like the hatchback, the Mirage G4 gets Apple CarPlay and Android Auto. The 300-watt Rockford Fosgate audio system from the five-door may be offered on the sedan as well.

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2016 Mitsubishi Outlander Sport

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The 2016 Outlander Sport comes in a wide variety of models and today we will talk and show you the most premium trim Mitsubishi has to offer, the Mitsubishi Outlander Sport GT!  JB Lynn our Jim Shorkey Mitsubishi Sales Consultant will take you on a tour of the GT.  This vehicle offers one of the best warranty’s on the market with its 100,000 mile power train limited warranty with the addition of our personal warranty forever program.  The Outlander Sport GT has a 2.4 liter engine that gives it a lovely boost making your driving experience complete.  The 2016 models have over 100 improvements overall, including a touchscreen console.  It is an IIHS top safety pick and we at the dealership can’t get enough of this well update vehicle.  So here is the vehicle and if you have any questions call us at 844-316-6060 or visit us at www.jimshoreymitsubishi.com.

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How to Connect Your Phone to Your Outlander Sport!

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Connecting bluetooth can be a trying experience if you are unfamiliar with a vehicle or a device.  Here at Jim Shorkey Mitsubishi, we have some helpful hints to connect your phone to your loved Mitsubishi.

Vehicle Setup

  1. Press the speech button on the steering wheel. It displays the image of a head with speech lines coming from the mouth.  Wait for the beep.
  2. After the beep, say “Setup.” The vehicle will list several options through the audio system at this point. Wait until it has completed the list and beeps again.
  3. Say “Pairing options.” Again, the vehicle will list options like list phones, select phone and pair a new phone. Wait for the beep.
  4. Say “Pair.” The Outlander will dictate instructions, and ask you for a four-digit PINcode.
  5. Say ANY four-digit pin code. You will use this PIN code on your phone right away to complete the pairing procedure.

Phone Setup

  1. From the “Settings” menu, select Bluetooth.
  2. Make sure Bluetooth is enabled, or set to “On.”
  3. Start a search on your phone for new devices.
  4. Once detected, “Hands-Free System” or a similar name will display. Select it.
  5.  Enter the four-digit PIN number you selected previously. In some cases, the PIN number will display and you will only need to confirm that is it correct.
  6. Your vehicle will ask you for a name associated with the cellphone.  Say your name after the beep.
  7. The vehicle will confirm by saying “Pairing Complete.”

Or Check out this video with our product specialist, JB Lynn.

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Dear John, Love Mitsi: A Story about a 2015 Mitsubishi Outlander Sport and its’ Salesman.

In life, we make hard choices.  This story is about one of those time.  So please enjoy this short film about a great premium vehicle that is on sale at $19,997.  I you have any questions give us a call at (844) 316-6060 or visit us at http://www.jimshorkey.com/

 

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You’re not going turbo on us? With Mitsubishi you better bet!

Earlier this month at a Mitsubishi make conference with its dealerships the automotive companies announced that the next generation of vehicles with have a little more pep in their step.  The models will have completely updated turbocharged engines.  Leading the way is 1.5 liter turbocharged engines for the 2018 midsize crossover segment.  This should make the die hard Mitsubishi fans excited.  The brand was notorious for being an early adopter of turbocharging in the 1980’s and 1990’s and boosting sales during that time.

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Dealers who attended the meeting said Mitsubishi showed images of the crossover that is slotted between the next generation Outlander Sport and Outlander.  Mitsubishi also told dealers that it may only sell 100,000 vehicles per year in the U.S. ,but it is the biggest and most profitable market for Mitsubishi.  Making the US ideal for investment.  Mitsubishi higer ups are considering a turbocharged 1.1 liter engine for the next generation of the Mirage and supcompact cars.  In addition to the 1.1 liter engine a larger turbocharged engine is being developed for the next generation of the Outlander three row crossover.

“They know we’re their best chance,” said Ryan Gremore, chairman of Mitsubishi’s dealer council and general manager of O’Brien Mitsubishi in Normal, Ill. “You put your resources where you get your best results.”

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Don Swearingen, executive vice president of Mitsubishi Motors North America, told dealers that he and CEO Ryujiro Kobashi are traveling to Japan this month to advocate for the turbocharged engine in the Outlander. In an interview, Swearingen said Mitsubishi needs the boosted engine to move the Outlander upscale as fuel economy standards grow more stringent.

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The New Mirage and Yes You Are Seeing Things

When the Mitsubishi Mirage was first released many had stereotypes that the Mirage was small and underwhelming.  Overtime customers changed that perception to now being one of the most loyal vehicles in the US.  The new Mitsubishi just hit the ground and they have done even more improvements for the consumer.  When driving the new Mirage and noticed things changed for the better.

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The first thing that I noticed when I got into the Mirage was the new cloth that the Mirage gained.  It is much softer and less synthetic than the previous models.  The size of the cabin kept its amazing space that only Japanese manufactures have seem to conquer.  It’s so roomie.  The front dash has changed to a cleaner heating and cooling unit and gives you a feeling of sitting back more than previous models.  The suspension, tires and breaks are the same ,but the engine is the difference to the vehicle.  The newly redesigned engine gives you 4 more horse power.  It might not sound like much but with the new speed it improves acceleration.  Older models felt sluggish on acceleration when you pushed the gas pedal, with the engine improved the car is one of the most well balanced vehicles we have seen.  It keeps its impressive MPG with it averaging about 40 miles per gallon.  It inherits Mitsubishi’s industry’s best 100,000 mile warranty.  The 2017 is an upgrade that anyone would love.

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Suv bound

Mitsubishi will bring five new Suvs to market in Europe and other regions by 2021.  It is an attempt to reposition itself as a brand specializing in 4X4’s.  With this news many fans are speculating that popular hatchback vehicles like the Mirage will come to the end around this time.

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Each Suv’s will be in their different automotive section segments.  In order of size, smallest to biggest:

A small B-SUV (i.e. Juke/Captur sized), previewed by the yellow eX concept revealed at the 2015 Tokyo motor show and making its European debut at the 2016 Geneva show. Name still to be confirmed

A mid-sized SUV slightly larger than the ASX, and previewed by 2013’s XR-PHEV II concept. We’ll see the production version, rumored to be called the Outlander Sport, in 2017.  Replacement for the current Outlander, due in 2018

The Shogun Sport, a large SUV already on sale in Australian and Asian markets as the Pajero Sport, with a 2.4-liter diesel engine and eight-speed automatic gearbox and built on the same platform as the L200 pickup truck in Thailand. Overseas it’s a five-seater, but UK versions will seat seven.

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The replacement full-size Shogun, likely to be the last of the quintet to reach production. Like the current Shogun, it will be built on an entirely different platform from the rest of Mitsubishi’s models.

If Mitsubishi’s going to become an SUV brand, where does that leave the small Mirage supermini?  Mitsubishi is developing a new mirage next year available as a pure EV.  This will give it an obvious link with Mitsubishi’s other goal of having more electric cars is future areas.

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2016 Mitsubishi Lancer is Here

Take a look at the brand new 2016 Mitsubishi Lancer!  Since hitting the Jim Shorkey Mitsubishi lot the new Lancer has turned a lot of heads.  Here is JB Lynn one of our Sales Consultants showing you the new sweet ride.

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Mitsubishi Mirage Consumers Stay Loyal

This January Mitsubishi Motors announced that the Mitsubishi Mirage has once again been recognized by IHS Automotive for having the highest Model Loyalty in the Non-Luxury traditional sub compact segment for the 2015 year.  This will be the second consecutive year the Mirage has been recognized for its superior owner loyalty performance.

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The IHS Automotive loyalty performance is determined when a household owns a new vehicle then returns to the market and purchase or lease another new vehicle of the same make and model.

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Mitsubishi Motors North America’s Executive Vice President was quoted as saying “The Mitsubishi Mirage is one of the true hidden gems in the automotive industry and this IHS award validates that claim.  Mirage offers an unmatched package of segment-leading fuel economy, attractive pricing and an industry leading new vehicle and powertrain warranty. Our faithful owners understand and appreciate the Mitsubishi Mirage.”

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The Mirage is coming off a record breaking year where sales increased nearly 30 percent from the previous year.  The 2017 model will have a new design and features, complete with a refreshed exterior design, improved performance and the incorporation of Apple CarPlay and Android Auto.  The 2017 Mirage will continue to fill a need in the market for an affordable priced vehicle for consumers to purchase.

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