Mitsubishi Lancer News

Mitsubishi Lancer, Lancer Evolution, Outlander recalled for corrosion
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»

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»

2006 Mitsubishi Lancer ES
2004-2006 Mitsubishi Lancer, Evolution, Sportback Recall Widened To Replace Takata Airbags

Another day, another expansion of the ever-growing Takata airbag recall. This time, the victims are owners of the Mitsubishi Lancer, Lancer Evolution, and Lancer Sportback, which need to have passenger-side airbags replaced. According to a bulletin from the National Highway Traffic Safety...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»

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 MINI Cooper Countryman
IIHS Small Car Crash Test Results: MINI Earns The Only 'Good'; Fiat, Nissan, Mazda Graded 'Poor'

The Insurance Institute for Highway Safety has released results from another round of crash tests. If the test cars were kids and the IIHS' grades were coming from an elementary school teacher, some would be grounded for a week. One would be shipped off to reform school. The test subject were all...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»

2012 Jeep Wrangler Unlimited
Paul Ryan, Jeep Death Wobble, Pikes Peak Hill Climb Crash: Car News Headlines

Today at High Gear Media, we drove a 2012 Mitsubishi Lancer SE AWD and spied a 2013 Land Rover Range Rover. A 2012 Fisker Karma caught on fire and we talked about E15 ethanol. All this and more in today's car news, right here on The Car Connection. Buick priced the 2013 Verano Turbo from $29,990...Read More»

2012 Mitsubishi Lancer SE AWD  -  Driven, July 2012
2012 Mitsubishi Lancer SE AWD: Driven

Subaru has, for years, pretty much owned the market for basic, mass-market small cars with all-wheel drive. Looking back, while other automakers have brought out crossovers, minivans, and larger sedans and wagons with all-wheel drive, mainstream AWD offerings that are genuine passenger cars (or...Read More»

AutoTrader's New Car Insights Report, January 2012
Buick Verano, Subaru Impreza Turn Heads As Gas Prices Rise

Gas prices are on the rise, and some analysts predict that U.S. drivers will pay $5 a gallon by summer. According to AutoTrader's New Car Insights Report, that's giving shoppers a big reason to look at smaller, fuel-efficient cars. AutoTrader tracks consumer shopping behavior on its sales site...Read More»

2011 Mitsubishi Lancer ES
Hungry For Sales, Mitsubishi Expands AWD Lancer Offerings

In 2011, buying an all-wheel-drive Mitsubishi Lancer required you to purchase either the high-performance 2011 Mitsubishi Lancer Evolution or its slightly detuned stable mate, the 2011 Mitsubishi Lancer Ralliart. Both are fine cars, but their high-strung turbocharged engines and stiff suspensions...Read More»

2011 Volkswagen GTI 4-door HB DSG PZEV Side Exterior View
Best Family Cars for First-Time Dads

So you're going to be a first-time dad. Mazel tov! To say your life will change is a monumental understatement, and it extends beyond kid-friendly furniture and converting your home office into a nursery. There's the matter of what's parked in your driveway. You don't get to put a sidecar on your...Read More»

Audience does burnouts after watching Fast Five
Fast Five Opening Weekend Takes In $84 Million, Parking Lot Burnouts Ensue: Video

They say sequels never do as well as the original, and by the time the third or fourth movies roll in the franchise is virtually dead. With that assumption in mind, the producers of the fifth installment of the now decade long Fast and the Furious series, Fast Five, must have been downright crazy...Read More»

2011 Mitsubishi Lancer GTS Sportback
2011 Mitsubishi Lancer GTS: Driven

The Lancer GTS is often overlooked by small-car shoppers on a tight budget—and they're missing out on a good thing. For the same money as less-inspiring drives that fully feel like budget transportation, there's a lot more to the Lancer, and its surprisingly able handling and refreshingly...Read More»

2010 Mitsubishi Lancer Ralliart Sportback
2010 Mitsubishi Lancer Aces New Roof Test, Named Top Safety Pick

The 2010 Mitsubishi Lancer Ralliart is quick, nimble, and fun to drive, as we reported last week in a comparison with the new 2011 Subaru Impreza WRX. That said, it might come as a bit of a surprise that the Lancer family has been called one of the best models on the market for passive safety. The...Read More»

2010 Mitsubishi Lancer Evolution MR Touring
2010 Mitsubishi Lancer Evolution MR Touring Pricing Announced

Mitsubishi has expanded its 2010 Lancer Evolution range with the new MR Touring model, which goes on sale for $40,990 (not including a $720 destination fee). Sitting at the top of the Lancer Evolution range, the new MR Touring doesn’t come cheap but its hefty pricetag is justified somewhat...Read More»

2010 Mitsubishi Lancer Sportback
First Drive: 2010 Mitsubishi Ralliart Sportback

Ever since we first saw Mitsubishi's Concept Sportback at the Frankfurt motor show back in 2005, we've been hoping—along with countless rally-sport enthusiasts—to see a hatchback version of the compact sport sedan come to the U.S. this time around. Well, it's finally (almost) arrived; though...Read More»

Nissan Gen 2 CVT
Nissan Promises An Improved CVT

If you want to get an automatic transmission—as most car shoppers prefer—on a Nissan, you'll most likely end up with a CVT. That's, to put it as simply as possible, a belt-and-pulley system rather than gears and hydraulics. Nissan has just announced that the CVT it uses across most of its...Read More»

2010 Mazda3
16 Cars for $16,000---Or Less

If you’re looking for a new set of wheels despite the recession, you’re in for a surprise. New cars can be far more expensive than you recall from your last trip to the showroom. According to figures from Comerica Bank, which compiles an annual study on affordability, the average new car sold...Read More»

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