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2016 Mitsubishi Outlander, Outlander Sport recalled to fix door latch glitch
2016 Mitsubishi Outlander, Outlander Sport recalled to fix door latch glitch

Mitsubishi Motors North America is recalling nearly 36,000 Outlander and Outlander Sport vehicles from the 2016 model year. The National Highway Traffic Safety Administration says that the doors on some of those crossovers may not properly latch, creating the possibility that they could open while...Read More»

2018 Mitsubishi Eclipse Cross
The Mitsubishi Eclipse is back... and it's not what you expected

If you're of a certain age—the generation that grew up idolizing sporty coupes like the Mitsubishi Eclipse—it's time to grow up. This isn't a message sponsored by your mother (who does mean well); instead, it comes courtesy of Mitsubishi itself. After a more than a half-decade absence...Read More»

Teaser for Mitsubishi Eclipse Cross debuting at 2017 Geneva auto show
The Mitsubishi Eclipse is back... well, sort of

One of the most iconic cars of the 1990s is coming back, but not quite as you might have imagined it. Mitsubishi will take to the stage at next month's Geneva auto show in Switzerland with a squat crossover it calls the Eclipse Cross. Aside from the brand's three diamond star, the only thing it...Read More»

Teaser for Mitsubishi SUV debuting at 2017 Geneva auto show
Mitsubishi planning new crossover between Outlander Sport, Outlander

Mitsubishi says it will plug what it sees is a gap between its subcompact Outlander Sport and three-row Outlander crossovers with an all-new model. Although not much is known yet about what will become the third crossover in Mitsubishi's lineup, the Japanese automaker released a teaser image that...Read More»

2017 Mitsubishi Outlander
What's New for 2017: Mitsubishi

Yeah, those are tumbleweeds you're seeing in your local Mitsubishi dealer's parking lot. The three-diamond brand that once showed so much promise is definitely in the midst of its darkest days yet. But the vultures aren't circling any longer. The brand's Mirage lineup has been given a buff new look...Read More»

2017 Toyota Yaris
2017 Mitsubishi Mirage vs. 2017 Toyota Yaris: Compare Cars

The Mitsubishi Mirage and the Toyota Yaris both started life as five-door hatchbacks, but the Mirage is slightly smaller than the Yaris subcompact hatch. Each has been joined for 2017 by a companion four-door sedan model. Neither vehicle rates very high in our full-review system, but each of these...Read More»

2015 Mitsubishi Outlander Sport 2.4 GT
Mitsubishi Outlander, Outlander Sport recalled for windshield wiper woes: 195,000 vehicles affected

Mitsubishi is recalling roughly 195,000 U.S. vehicles to fix problems with their windshield wipers. The recall affects Outlander and Outlander Sport crossovers, spanning from model years 2007 to 2015. According to the National Highway Traffic Safety Administration, the reasons for recalling those...Read More»

2016 Mitsubishi Outlander
2015-2016 Mitsubishi Outlander Sport, 2016 Outlander and Lancer recalled for transmission woes

Last week, the 2015 Mitsubishi Outlander Sport was recalled to fix a problem with its continuously variable transmission. Now, a different problem with that same CVT has resulted in a recall affecting the 2015 and 2016 Mitsubishi Outlander Sport, as well as 2016 models of the Outlander and Lancer...Read More»

2015 Mitsubishi Outlander Sport
2015 Mitsubishi Outlander Sport recalled for transmission problem: over 45,000 vehicles affected

Mitsubishi is recalling the 2015 Mitsubishi Outlander Sport to fix a serious problem with its transmission. The recall affects more than 45,000 crossovers in the U.S. According to the National Highway Traffic Safety Administration, the recall stems from an improperly secured hose clamp associated...Read More»

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Latest worry for Volkswagen owners: Wireless hack can unlock millions of Audis, Porsches, VWs

If you're a Volkswagen owner, you've probably spent the last 11 months worrying about Dieselgate. Even folks who don't own diesels have been deeply concerned about the resale value of their VWs because of the black eye the brand has received in the press. Owners of Audi, Porsche, and other marques...Read More»

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Mitsubishi: Fuel economy fibs blamed on company-wide problems

Mitsubishi has been in the headlines for the past several months due to decades of falsified fuel economy stats. The automaker recently funded an investigation to uncover the root of the problem, and it appears that the problem is the company itself. All of it. No stranger to scandals, Mitsubishi's...Read More»

2017 Mitsubishi Outlander PHEV
Mitsubishi Outlander PHEV delayed one more year

Mitsubishi dealers in the United States and Canada won't have the brand's first plug-in hybrid in their showrooms by the end of this year after all, the automaker said today. Instead, they'll have to wait at least another year for the much-delayed, high-efficiency vehicle. “Following a...Read More»

2013 Mitsubishi Outlander
Mitsubishi Lancer, Lancer Evolution, Outlander recalled for corrosion

Mitsubishi is recalling nearly 175,000 vehicles from the 2002-2013 model years to address a potential corrosion problem. The issue affects the front lower control arms, which help control a vehicle's direction. The National Highway Traffic Safety Administration says that in some vehicles, the...Read More»

Volkswagen E-Bugster Concept electric two-seat coupe, 2012 Detroit Auto Show
Volkswagen Dieselgate update: VW sales plummet, but Audi & Porsche are bringing home das bacon

It's been a relatively slow couple of weeks on the Volkswagen Dieselgate front, but that'll change within the next few days. By June 21, Volkswagen will unveil its plan to fix and/or buy back some 482,000 2.0-liter Audi and VW U.S. diesels equipped with emissions-test-cheating devices. (No word yet...Read More»

Inflated airbag
New Takata recalls affect 1.5M Infiniti, Mazda, Mitsubishi, Nissan, Infiniti, Saab, Subaru vehicles

The National Highway Traffic Safety Administration has posted a slew of new recalls related to Takata's fatally flawed airbags. All of these new recalls involve replacement of passenger-side devices. Though information about some of these recalls has already been published by individual automakers...Read More»

Tetsuro Aikawa (YouTube screencap)
Mitsubishi president steps down

In news that's sure to surprise absolutely no one, Mitsubishi's president and COO, Tetsuro Aikawa, has announced his resignation. Accompanying him on his walk of shame is executive vice president Ryugo Nakao. The announcement was made via press release and at a news conference held today in Japan...Read More»

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Nissan takes controlling stake in Mitsubishi for $2.2 billion

Hot on the heels of yesterday's stunning revelation that Mitsubishi Motors probably lied about fuel economy stats on all of its Japanese-market vehicles comes word that the troubled automaker has sold a controlling stake of its shares to Nissan. The deal includes Nissan's purchase of 506.6 million...Read More»

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All Mitsubishi cars in Japan may be affected by fuel economy scandal

Less than a month ago, Mitsubishi admitted to lying about fuel economy stats for roughly 620,000 cars sold in Japan. The scandal affected another major automaker, too, because Mitsubishi produced 482,000 of the affected vehicles for Nissan. But wait, it gets worse: though the issue initially...Read More»

2016 Mitsubishi Outlander Sport
Mitsubishi: U.S. cars not affected by fuel economy scandal

There's good news and bad news for Mitsubishi fans. Since it's Friday, we'll start with the good stuff. Mitsubishi Motors North America has just issued a statement confirming that late-model Mitsubishi vehicles sold in the U.S. do, in fact, comply with testing procedures established by the...Read More»

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