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Mitsubishi: U.S. cars not affected by fuel economy scandal
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»

2016 Mitsubishi Outlander
In light of Mitsubishi's fuel economy fibs, EPA orders new tests

Last week, Mitsubishi admitted that it lied about fuel economy stats on 620,000 late-model Japanese vehicles. As it turns out, the company also failed to switch to new efficiency tests when Japan's standards changed 25 years ago, in 1991. In light of those misdeeds, the Environmental Protection...Read More»

Nissan Teatro for Dayz concept, 2015 Tokyo Motor Show
Mitsubishi lied about fuel economy stats for the past three years

Another automaker has confessed to deceiving consumers and regulators: Mitsubishi says that, for the past three years, it fudged fuel economy stats on some 620,000 new cars. At the moment, it's believed that all the affected vehicles are minicars that were sold in the Japanese market. Mitsubishi...Read More»

2016 Mitsubishi Outlander
With No Buyers, Mitsubishi May Shutter Its Only U.S. Plant

Back in July, we told you that Mitsubishi planned to stop building vehicles in the U.S. and sell off its only North American manufacturing facility. Unfortunately, the company hasn't yet found a buyer for the plant, and it now appears that the site could be closed for good. If that were to happen...Read More»

2015 Mitsubishi Mirage
2014-2015 Mitsubishi Mirage Recalled For Corrosion & Potential Airbag Problem

Mitsubishi has issued a recall for more than 25,000 Mirage vehicles from the 2014 and 2015 model years. The National Highway Traffic Safety Administration says that corrosion on some of those vehicles could prevent the frontal airbags from deploying during collisions. READ: Nissan Altima Vs...Read More»

2017 Mitsubishi Mirage GT
2017 Mitsubishi Mirage Video Preview

You might not know it, but the tiny Mirage has been a smash hit for Mitsubishi. The automaker needed to sell just 7,500 to break even in the U.S.; yet in the first twelve months of sales it sold 16,000 units. Now, it's time for an update. The exterior's been updated with a new hood, front grille...Read More»

2015 Mitsubishi Lancer Evolution
2014-2015 Mitsubishi Lancer Recalled For Fuel Leak, Fire Risk

Mitsubishi Motors is recalling nearly 1,500 Lancer Evolution and Lancer Ralliart vehicles from the 2014 and 2015 model years. According to the National Highway Traffic Safety Administration, some of those vehicles may be at risk of leaking fuel and catching fire. ALSO SEE: Volkswagen's Very Bad...Read More»

2005 Dodge Stratus
Chrysler Sebring, Dodge Stratus, Mitsubishi Eclipse, Recalled to Fix Problems With Airbags, Brakes

Mitsubishi has issued two recalls affecting a range of Chrysler, Dodge, and Mitsubishi vehicles from model-years 2000 to 2009. The larger of the recalls is meant to fix a potential safety hazard associated with airbags (though not, thankfully, shrapnel), while the other addresses issues with the...Read More»

2016 Mitsubishi Outlander  -  First Drive
2016 Mitsubishi Outlander: First Drive

Starting out in the passenger seat is one of the better ways to acquaint oneself with the 2016 Mitsubishi Outlander. Car critics tend to fixate on what's new and fast and thrilling from the driver's seat, and here, it pays to 'recalibrate' first—by taking stock of the ride, the ambiance, the...Read More»

2011 Mitsubishi Lancer Sportback
Over 130,000 Mitsubishi Lancer & Outlander Vehicles Recalled

Mitsubishi has issued two recalls for various models of the Mitsubishi Lancer and Outlander. According to the National Highway Traffic Safety Administration, more than 130,000 vehicles from the 2009, 2010, and 2011 model-years are affected. MITSUBISHI RECALL#1: 2009-2011 Lancer, 2009-2010 Lancer...Read More»

2015 Mitsubishi Outlander Sport 2.4 GT
2015 Mitsubishi Outlander Sport Gets Bigger Engine, More HP

For 2015, Mitsubishi Motors is giving some versions of its Outlander Sport small crossover what should prove to be a significant upgrade under the hood. On 2015 Mitsubishi Outlander Sport ES and GT models, a new 2.4-liter in-line four-cylinder engine bumps output to 168 horsepower; that’s 20...Read More»

2015 Mitsubishi Mirage
2015 Mitsubishi Mirage: Do New Safety Scores Give It More Of An Upside?

The 2015 Mitsubishi Miragemight feel like a 1990s-era economy car in many respects, but it certainly protects much better than one. Shoppers can have a little more confidence in the safety of this very affordable small car after the recent release of Federal New Car Assessment Program (NCAP)...Read More»

25 years of the airbag
NHTSA Expands Takata Airbag Recall: Here's An Updated List Of Every U.S. Car Affected

This is not a good time for Takata. Faulty propellant has caused the Japanese company's airbags to rip upon deployment, spraying passengers with shrapnel. That's led to a years-long series of recalls affecting more than 12 million vehicles around the world -- a number that ticked up by 247,000...Read More»

2011 Mitsubishi Lancer Evolution
Mitsubishi Recalling Many 2008-2011 Models For Stalling Issue

Mitsubishi has recalled nearly 166,000 vehicles in the U.S.—including the Lancer, Lancer Evolution, Lancer Sportback, Outlander, and Outlander Sport—due to an issue with premature wear and early failure of the drive-belt system. In vehicles with Mitsubishi's '4B1' 2.0-liter...Read More»

2014 Mitsubishi Outlander Sport
5 Car Brands That Customers Don't Buy Twice

In today's auto market, competition is stiff. Every car seems built to last, which makes it difficult for automakers to tout reliability as their sole selling point. Consumers can shop nearly any brand, confident that they'll drive home in something that will hold up for years. That's led to the...Read More»

2014 Mitsubishi Outlander Sport
Mitsubishi Improves Safety Performance Of 2014-2015 Outlander Sport

Some Mitsubishi Outlander Sport models for 2014 achieve four stars in side impact, while other Outlander Sport models, seemingly identical otherwise, achieve five stars. ALSO SEE: 2015 Hyundai Genesis: Five-Star Scores, The Safest Car On The Market? The reason is simply that Mitsubishi has subbed...Read More»

2014 Mitsubishi Outlander  -  First Drive, March 2013
2012-2013 Mitsubishi Outlander Sport To Get Fix for Faulty ECU

Mitsubishi has found a problem with the KOS Engine Control Units in some 2012-2013 Mitsubishi Outlander crossovers. When the ECU in these vehicles is subjected to low temperatures, it may fail, resulting in a no-start condition. Additionally, the fault could interrupt the driver's ability to lock...Read More»

2014 Mitsubishi Mirage ES  -  Driven, April 2014
2014 Mitsubishi Mirage: Quick Drive Of A Not-So-Quick Car

The 2014 Mitsubishi Mirage is a disappointing car. It doesn't offer anywhere close to today's standards of refinement or performance, when we compare it not to cars that are much more expensive but to those that are of the same price range. And those inadequacies can't mask any of its positives...Read More»

2008 Mitsubishi Lancer Evolution GSR
2008-2013 Mitsubishi Lancer Evolution Recalled For Clutch Failure

Mitsubishi is recalling a number of Lancer Evolution vehicles from the 2008-2013 model years. The recall targets cars built between December 12, 2007 and March 5, 2013. According to a bulletin from the National Highway Traffic Safety Administration, the recall affects 10,474 vehicles in the U.S...Read More»

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