All posts tagged: iCar

Mitsubishi Announces Pricing For It’s 2011 All-Electric i-MiEV

Toronto, Ontario – Mitsubishi has announced pricing for its all-electric i-MiEV, which will start at $32,998 when it goes on sale later this year. The company said that the four-door, four-passenger subcompact hatchback will be the most affordable mass-produced all-electric vehicle in the Canadian marketplace. The i-MiEV has a top speed of 130 km/h and a targeted range of 135 kilometres, which will make it “an excellent commuter vehicle for many Canadians living in urban areas,” the company said. The standard i-MiEV will have an MSRP of $32,998, while the top-line i-MiEV with Premium Package will be $35,998.Ontario and Quebec have already announced subsidies for the purchase of electric vehicles. Ontario’s credit of $8,230 will reduce the i-MiEV’s net MSRP to $24,768, while Quebec’s $7,769 credit will reduce it to $25,229. Quebec will also offer a 50 percent subsidy on the purchase and installation of a home charger to a maximum of $1,000. I’m re-posting my review on the i-MiEV. Here’s what I thought about it…

2010 Mitsubishi iCar – Road Test

We test the iMiEV – the gas version of the electric iCar, with the steering wheel on the wrong side! I first saw the iCar at the Toronto Auto Show in February 2009. At the time the president of Mitsubishi Canada was telling the auto journalist crowd that he was rooting for the iCar and doing everything in his power to convince the powers-that-be in Mitsubishi’s Japanese HQ that it would be a perfect fit for Canada (I wasn’t at the Detroit show, so perhaps the president of Mitsubishi U.S. said the same).