Mitsubishi recalls iconic Lancer Evolution for shifting defect

Mitsubishi is recalling their iconic Lancer Evolution sports sedan today for an issue with the transmission. In all, vehicles that were produced from December 12, 2007 to March 5, 2013, which totals to approximately 10,474, will be affected. The only Evos affected are the Lancer Evolution X GSR, which are equipped with the manual transmission, as this does not…

Mitsubishi Lineup News: Expanding With New Outlander and Mirage, New Lancer Delayed…Hybrid Evo?

Mitsubishi Motors North America has essentially pressed the reset button on their lineup, jettisoning such well-known but unloved nameplates such as the Endeavour, Eclipse and Eclipse Spyder, and the Galant. This was done so that they could dump the slower-selling models, in order to concentrate on their volume models like the Lancer  and Outlander Sport…

Mitsubishi recalls Outlander Sport for possible detaching sunroof

Mitsubishi Motors Corporation has announced that they will be recalling 3,181 of their best-selling Outlander Sport small crossover. The models affected were produced for the 2011 model year.  The reason for the Mitsubishi recall concerns the way that the optional panoramic sunroof was installed at the factory. Normally, primer is applied to the vehicle, before the adhesive is applied….

Mitsubishi banks on new models increasing sales

Mitsubishi has boldly predicted that based on introducing new models, sales will increase over the last fiscal year, which ended on March 31st. The new models in question are the recent debuts of the three-row crossover Outlander, as well as the entry-level subcompact Mirage. Speaking of the Mirage, it was last seen on our shores back in 2003. For…

Mitsubishi recalls the Outlander Sport for several issues

Mitsubishi, in conjunction with the NHTSA, has announced that they will be recalling 8,263 Outlander sport utility vehicles in both the United States and Puerto for three different issues. Normally, an automaker will issue a separate recall per issue, but they’ve decided to consolidate all of the outstanding issues into one recall. This should expedite…

Can Mitsubishi Dominate the Subprime Market?

Well, according to a recent report from Experian Automotive, they just might…and not in a good way. Mitsubishi holds the dubious honour of having customers with the lowest credit scores, out of all of the automakers. More specifically, Mitsubishi’s customers come in with an average score of 694. That may not seem bad, but by comparison,…

Guangpi Mitsubishi Announces Aggressive Plans for Expansion in China

Despite Mitsubishi essentially hitting the reset button on their lineup here in the States, they have some very ambitious plans for the world’s largest auto market. That’s right, according the the Guangpi Mitsubishi (their JV partner in China) Board Chairman and General Manager Chen Dazhu, they want to aggressively attack the market and become a…