2014 Mitsubishi i-MiEV Cheaper And Better Equipped

Mitsubishi Motors North America, Inc. announced the 2014 edition of its Mitsubishi i-MiEV receives an expanded standard equipment package and a price reduction of $6,130 compared to the previous 2012 model year vehicle.

The 2014 Mitsubishi i-MiEV ES model including a CHAdeMO DC quick charge port, battery warming system and heated side view mirrors now starts at $22,995, which represents a $6,130 price reduction from the previous generation. After factoring in the Federal tax credit of $7,500, the net MSRP of the 2014 Mitsubishi i-MiEV drops down to $15,495.

With the California state EV financial incentive of up to $2,500 factored-in, residents in California can obtain the 2014 Mitsubishi i-MiEV for as low as $12,995.

Mitsubishi listed the newly added items that are now standard equipment as follow:

Accessories/Features

Driver and front passenger heated seats

CHAdeMO DC quick charge port

Battery warming system

Heated side view mirrors

Rear door speakers

8A/12A switchable Level 1 charging cable (approximate charge time from near empty to fully charged – 22 hours for 8 amp/14 hours for 12 amp)

Charge port lamp

Interior Enhancements

Leather-covered steering wheel and shift knob

Passenger-side vanity mirror with lid

Numerous decorative color/trim upgrades

Exterior Enhancements

Aluminum wheels

Front fog lights

New daytime running lights (DRL)

Black-out door sash trim

Mitsubishi said to date, more than 30,000 Mitsubishi i-MiEV and i-MiEV-based production vehicles have been sold around the globe.