Welcome to Mitsubishi Motors Northcliff

If adventure is your game, you’ve come to the right place. Mitsubishi vehicles are made for luxury adventures, outdoor expeditions and conquering urban terrain – all with equal poise. A Mitsubishi is all about the thrill of the drive – with ultimate comfort and reliability.

Mitsubishi Motors has a proud South African heritage, which spans over 40 years. Mitsubishi vehicles are made for true outdoorsmen, for weekend explorers and for urban adventurers. The South African range of Mitsubishi vehicles is especially suited to the country’s unique landscape and conditions – with world-class reliability, style and uncompromising performance. As 12 times Dakar Rally winners, Mitsubishi offers class-leading 4×4 performance and engineering.

Mitsubishi customers enjoy the benefit of a nationwide dealer network, dedicated, knowledgeable and enthusiastic sales teams, highly professional service centres, as well as finance and insurance packages tailor-made, to suit every need.

In 2011, Mitsubishi Motors appointed Imperial Holdings as the distributor of Mitsubishi Products, beginning a partnership of two powerful South African industry leaders. Imperial Holdings manages 53 dealerships in its extensive national dealer network.

Mitsubishi History

Mitsubishi is built on a history of reliability and performance. The vehicle manufacturer was first established as a shipping company by Yataro Iwasaki, in Japan, in 1870. Since then, Mitsubishi has continued to push the boundaries of innovation for more than 145 years, always believing that inspired design is founded on quality.

Built on performance

The three diamonds of the Mitsubishi logo were originally inspired by Iwasaki’s family crest – the word ‘Mitsubishi’ has long been used to donate a diamond shape in Japanese. Since its inception, the logo has continued to embody the principles of the world-renowned vehicle manufacturer.

Driving innovation

The very first Mitsubishi vehicle, the Mitsubishi Model A, was manufactured in 1917. This was followed by the Mitsubishi PX 33, Japan’s first four-wheel drive Diesel passenger car – the vehicle that laid the foundation for Mitsubishi’s rich heritage of manufacturing powerful SUVs, focused on performance.


Rugged reliability

In the same year, having laid the groundwork as a trusted producer of reliable engines, Mitsubishi began manufacturing engines for some of the world’s most popular 4x4s, including Jeep. It was this same technology and engineering that was used to design the Pajero, Mitsubishi’s most famous SUV, which was first unveiled in 1973.

With a rapid rise to success, the Pajero took first prize in the Paris Dakar Rally in 1985, the first of an unmatched total of twelve Dakar Rally wins in the world’s harshest conditions. Over the years, the Pajero has become Mitsubishi’s most iconic SUV, embodying the stylish dependability that the brand stands for.

By drawing on this knowledge and performance-based technology, each and every Mitsubishi vehicle is designed and manufactured with the same world-class capabilities.

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