April 2019 new vehicle sales figures

2019 Mitsubishi Outlander Exceed 12 front

David Brown shows us that you don’t have to be flashy to sell good cars

The Australian car market sales have declined by over 8% so far this year

Of the top 20 carmakers by sales only two have shown positive growth in 2019 compare to 2018

Subaru is up nearly 3% but rocketing up the ladder is Mitsubishi with 12% growth on last year and are now in third place on the sales chart.

We recently drove their Outlander SUV and while not revolutionary it has a quite ambience and confidence and represented good value for money.

For a long while Mitsubishi has had quiet achievers on their model fleet of which the outlander is certainly one

About David Brown 525 Articles
David’s boyhood passion for motor cars did not immediately lead to a professional role in the motor industry. A qualified Civil Engineer he specialised in traffic engineering and transport planning. What followed were various positions including being seconded to a government think-tank for the planning of transport firstly in Sydney and then for the whole of NSW. After working with the NRMA and as a consultant he moved to being an independent writer and commentator on the broader areas of transport and the more specific areas of the cars we drive. His half hour motoring program “Overdrive” has been described as an “informed, humorous and irreverent look at motoring and transport from Australia and overseas”. It is heard on 22 stations across Australia. He does weekly interviews with several ABC radio stations and is also heard on commercial radio in Sydney. David has written for metropolitan and regional newspapers and has presented regular segments on metropolitan and regional television stations. David is also a contributor for AnyAuto