2018 Mitsubishi Outlander Honored for Performance

When the Automotive Science Group (ASG) assesses the performance of cars, it’s no surprise that their analysis is careful and methodical. Within the SUV segment of their 2018 Automotive Performance IndexTM (API) alone, there were 372 models competing. The API looks at each element of a vehicle, including measuring their economic efficiencies, social capital, and more. Their findings are data-driven, and based on the scientific method. So when they announced that the 2018 Mitsubishi Outlander and 2018 Mitsubishi Outlander PHEV won one of the coveted spots on their “Best 5 All-Around Performance SUVs of 2018,” our Normal Mitsubishi dealers knew it meant something. Continue reading

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Celebrate the Class of 2018 at O’Brien Mitsubishi of Normal

Graduation season is upon us, and here at your new and used car dealership serving Bloomington and Normal, IL, we want to congratulate every 2018 graduate! For many graduates, this is a time for everything new – new job, new apartment, and maybe even a new car. When it comes to that last one, there’s a lot for a recent grad to think about. For many, this might be their first time buying their own car – and of course, we want to make sure every new graduate has a great car buying experience! Continue reading

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Mitsubishi Models Honored for Design

From the moment they are imagined to the time when they go into production and arrive at your Normal, IL car dealership, Mitsubishi models are developed with the greatest care and attention. Hard-working engineers put a great deal of time and effort into making sure the design for every model is exceptional. And last month, two models – a concept vehicle still in the imagination stage and a popular CUV already in production – were honored by the Chicago Athenaeum in their annual GOOD DESIGN awards. Continue reading

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How to Lease a Mitsubishi Car

You’ve heard our expert Mitsubishi dealers talking a lot about the next car you purchase. And of course, buying a car is the right option for a lot of families. But there’s another choice that, although we talk about it less, is just as important. Leasing a vehicle can be a great decision for a lot of drivers, whether it’s because they don’t want to make the large down payment required to purchase a car, or because they like to keep up with the latest models. But many people are intimidated because they don’t fully understand what leasing entails. Continue reading

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Go Environmentally Friendly With a Mitsubishi Model

Our Normal Mitsubishi dealers have learned a few things over the years about what drivers are looking for. And while it varies from person to person, one thing a lot of drivers want is an environmentally friendly vehicle. But of course, nobody wants to sacrifice a fun, comfortable ride or the safety of passengers for that green model. Luckily, with a 2018 Mitsubishi Outlander Plug-in Hybrid Electric Vehicle (PHEV), you can get both a great ride and an environmentally friendly one. Continue reading

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The Best Mitsubishi Vehicles For Traveling With Your Pet

Although it’s hard to believe since it’s still in the 30s here in Central Illinois, spring is here. That means the promise of warmer weather, and the excitement of planning spring and summer travel. And if you’re like us, you want to include your beloved pet in your travel plans. But hitting the road with a dog, cat, or any other animal can be easier said than done. Here at your local car dealership near Bloomington, IL, we want to help – and luckily, we have the cars to do just that! Continue reading

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How to Trade In Your Vehicle

When the time comes to purchase a new vehicle for yourself, trading in your existing car is a smart and simple way to save money on your purchase. Before you head to any of the car dealerships in Normal, IL take the following steps to prepare your trade. Continue reading

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Help Your Car Finish Out the Winter

It may seem like this Illinois winter has been going on forever, but whether you believe in the groundhog or not, there could be weeks more to go. We’ve already talked about how to keep your battery running smoothly through the cold months, but today we wanted to talk about a few other key parts of winter car maintenance. With a little care and attention, you can get your used Mitsubishi Lancer or 2018 Mitsubishi Outlander through the winter safe and sound. Continue reading

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Introducing the 2018 Mitsubishi Eclipse Cross

The all-new 2018 Mitsubishi Eclipse Cross is practically the poster child for the Mitsubishi tagline “Drive Your Ambition.” Embracing the feel of the Mitsubishi Eclipse sports car, the new 2018 Mitsubishi Eclipse Cross Crossover Utility Vehicle (CUV) brings together the excitement of a sports car with the abilities and versatility of a crossover, allowing drivers to enjoy the best of both worlds. Best of all, this all-new Mitsubishi CUV will arrive soon at your home for new and used cars. Bloomington area drivers only need to wait until March to drive their ambition in a 2018 Mitsubishi Eclipse Cross. Continue reading

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Keep Your Car Battery Working This Winter

Our Midwest winter is in full swing, and your Normal Mitsubishi dealers have learned a few things about winter over the years. This season can be especially tough on cars. And if there’s anyone it’s tougher on than cars, it’s their drivers. From salt damage to freezing, cold weather, all kinds of problems can occur in the winter months. One common problem many drivers run into is issues with their battery.  Nobody wants to be hassling with a jump just to get to work on a freezing day, so this is the perfect time to get your battery checked and try to prevent problems before they start. Continue reading

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