Mitsubishi Lancer SWOT Analysis, Competitors & USP

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SWOT Analysis of Mitsubishi Lancer with USP, Competition, STP (Segmentation, Targeting, Positioning) - Marketing Analysis

Mitsubishi Lancer

Parent Company

Mitsubishi Motors





Tagline/ Slogan

Own the road


Affordable premium sporty sedan

Mitsubishi Lancer STP


People who want to drive an affordable luxury car

Target Group

Young executives from the upper-middle income bracket


For people who will own the road when they drive the Lancer

Mitsubishi Lancer SWOT Analysis


Below is the Strengths, Weaknesses, Opportunities & Threats (SWOT) Analysis of Mitsubishi Lancer :

1. Between its introduction in 1973 and 2008, over six million Lancers had been sold
2.Lancer has been known as the Colt, Dodge/Plymouth Colt, Chrysler Valiant, Chrysler Lancer, Eagle Summit, Hindustan Lancer, Soueast Lioncel, Carisma, and Mirage in various countries at different times
3.One of the most popular car brands in the world, especially Asia, Europe and Australia
4.Excellent brand visibility and good servicing
5.Sporty looks popular with people who want car-modifications


1.Distribtution is lesser as compared to other popular competing brands
2. Controversy over clutches, Gearbox , Transmission impacted brand


1.Fast growing automobile market

2.Increasing purchasing power parity

3.Use the strong global brand presence
4.Need to work on bringing hybrid and eco-friendly models


1.Intense competition

2.Government regulations and increasing fuel prices

3.Improvement in public transport

Mitsubishi Lancer Competition


Below are the 6 main Mitsubishi Lancer competitors :

1.Honda City
2.Toyota Corolla
3.Hyundai Accent
4.Chevrolet Optra
5.Fiat Linea
6.Maruti SX4

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