Mitsubishi Mirage Wins on Safety

General Automotive Company, the official distributors of Mitsubishi in Oman, proudly announces that the Mitsubishi Mirage recently won the “ASEAN NCAP Grand Prix Awards 2014” in Adult Occupancy Protection.The ASEAN NCAP crash test procedure is a collaborative test carried out by the Malaysian Institute of Road Safety Research (MIROS) and Global NCAP, a non-profit organization setup in England since 2011. Commenting on the award, Mr. Rajesh Sharma, National Marketing Manager for General Automotive Company commented, “This safety award is a testament to the precision design and engineering that Mitsubishi strives to instill in every one of its vehicles. Coupled with its incredible fuel economy, space and comfort, both the Mirage and Attrage make for very compelling purchases for anyone looking for a safe and cost-effective family hatchback or saloon.” ASEAN NCAP is a new addition to the NCAP organization’s expanding network around the world, which is targeted to enhance safety standards, raise consumer awareness and thus encourage a market for safer vehicle in Southeast Asia region (ASEAN community). Chief amongst theASEAN NCAP crash test procedure is the frontal crash test where the test car is runinto an Aluminum barrier at 64 km/hr. The crash statistics are then recorded with the sensors from the dummy and car; following which, the result are compared with the NCAP safety’s standard. Amongst these tests, the Mitsubishi Mirage received the best safety score in Adult Occupancy Protection in the Mini Car category,placing it at 4 stars with 13.07/16.00 scored. The rating is also applicable to the MitsubishAttrage which has similar safety features. This award guarantees the safety of Mitsubishi’s latest‘Eco Car’. In Oman, the Mitsubishi Mirage,as well as the Attrage, offera range of safety equipment as standard including Anti-lock breaking system (ABS + EBD), 3-point ELR seat belt with pretension and dual airbags as standard on both models. In addition to their safety features, each of these cars also have their own appealing personalities and offer buyers comfort, space and class-leading fuel efficiency in equal measure, together with the high quality synonymous with the triple-diamond brand. Powered by the same newly developed EURO2, Double overhead Cam, three cylinder 1.2 Litre MIVEC Engine, both cars also boast ‘Green’ credentials with class leading fuel economy, a low environmental footprint, with very low carbon emissions, exceptional value for money and most of all a fun and easy to drive vehicles. Both vehicles provide fun, stylish and attractive exterior designs perfect for people of all ages, whilst at the same time offering a balance of both performance and exceptional fuel economy. Better still, both models are currently being offered with an amazing package deal that includes two years free registration and insurance, free service for two years/30,000kms and free petrol for two years; thereby guaranteeing owners two years of safe, cost-free motoring. Valid till January 8, 2015, the special offer only applies to the Mitsubishi Mirage and Attrage. For more information on the special offers, customers can visit their local Mitsubishi showroom, go online to or follow the brand on its ‘Mitsubishi Oman’ facebook page or twitter @mitsubishioman.