Mississauga, Ontario – The Mitsubishi Galant sedan has scored the highest possible rating of “Good” for both frontal offset and side impact crash tests conducted by the Insurance Institute for Highway Safety (IIHS). The results were for the 2008 models; the company said that passive safety systems on the 2009 Galant are identical.

The Galant joins the Eclipse Spyder, Endeavor and Outlander in achieving the top scores.

“It is gratifying to learn that Galant has joined other Mitsubishi models in achieving the highest safety rating,” said Koji Soga, President and CEO of Mitsubishi Motor Sales of Canada. “Even though we are best known for performance, handling and our overall athleticism, safety is an engineering mandate of the highest priority.”

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