3rd November, 2005
Mitsubishi’s all-new large car, the 380, has
been announced as the most secure locally manufactured car by NRMA
Insurance in its 2005 Car Theft Ratings just released.
The 380 scored 74.5 to clearly beat Commodore with 59.5, Falcon with 57.5,
Camry with 58.0 and Avalon with 57.0.
The 380’s security is largely because of its key fob with integrated radio wave
transmitter for the remote central locking system, that has a two-stage
unlocking function, a panic button and sophisticated engine immobiliser as its
The key is integrated with Mitsubishi’s ETACS (Electric Time and Alarm
Control System) to provide many other security features, such as not letting the
engine start if a non-authentic key is used, providing buzzer sounds if doors
are not closed properly and the car is moving, or if the driver’s seat belt is
not fastened and the car is exceeding 8 km/h. There are many other security
features (such as how long headlamps or internal lights stay on after the engine
is turned off and the key removed) that are customisable to the owner’s
requirements through 380’s centre display panel.
Mitsubishi also had other models that rated a mention for various reasons.
Its Outlander SUV was noted as being one of the big improvers, with its security
score moving from 29.0 to a 60.5 rating, while the Lancer Evolution IX continued
Evo VIII’s high rating due to its immobiliser, Data Dot security and ‘Diamond
Trac’ Tracking system.
“This is great news for 380,” Mitsubishi’s Executive Vice President Sales and
Marketing, Masaharu Iwata, said. “We have developed a large car that is sporty,
agile, and refined that is obviously the most secure car in its class.”
Mitsubishi 380 VRX
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