(Closed) NWR: Any experiences with Mitsubishi vehicles?

posted 7 years ago in The Lounge
  • poll: Your opinion on Mitsubishi? Do you have one?

    I love it

    It's good, no better or worse than other models

    It's alright, there are better, though

    I hate it

    I currently own one

    I used to have one

    I've never had one


  • Post # 3
    5184 posts
    Bee Keeper
    • Wedding: February 2013

    @HonoraryNerd:  My parents used to have a Galant, which is what I learned how to drive in. I think it was a ’98? Good car from what I remember.

    Post # 4
    2360 posts
    Buzzing bee
    • Wedding: September 2013 - B&B

    My first car was a ’92 Mitsubishi Eclipse….  I really can’t give good advice because for a car thats kind of old!  It had its “old car” problems, for sure, but someone took pretty good care of it overall before I got it in 2006, and it was still going in 2012 after some repairs.

    I LOVED that car. Well, still do!! I still own it.  The transmission is shot. Actually its sitting in the car’s backseat lol.  I know its not in any way collectible but I really, really want to fix him up someday.  I mean, I REALLY, REALLY love that car. It might be unhealthy…

    I myself am thinking about the 2013 Mitsubishi Outlander sport for my next vehicle.  That probably won’t be for another 2-3 years, but still.

    Post # 5
    275 posts
    Helper bee
    • Wedding: September 2013

    I had a 2006 Mitsubishi Eclipse GT until Nov of 2012 (it had about 22k miles on it when I got it in ’09).  I LOVED my car. It drove well, handled well and I never had any issues out of it.  Their customer service was just fine (had someone hit me in a parking lot and had to have it repainted after body work was done) as well. I’d still have it but was in an accident right before Thanksgiving 2012. It had around 75k miles on it at the time I believe.  

    It was a fantastic car that I still miss sometimes.  haha It was sporty, cute and above all totally reliable. (It also doesn’t hurt that I could beat many a man off the line, including DH ad his Hemi truck! =p) I would have gotten another one when I got my new car but couldn’t really afford it at the time.

    Post # 7
    688 posts
    Busy bee
    • Wedding: July 2012

    I had a Mitsubishi Outlander 2006 model, sold it last year and purchased a Mitsubishi Outlander 2013 model. Great vehicle, great warranty. I locked my keys in my car at Chinook Mall in Calgary on a Saturday afternoon and was quoted at least a few hours by the locksmith guy, called road-side-assistance that comes with Mitsubishi, they were there in 20 minutes.

    My cars both ran/run great. They’re not huge vehicles either, but I wanted leather interiors and all the bells and whistles. I got that in the Outlander for the price I was able to afford. 

    Had I been able to spend 40k plus I would have gotten the Jeep or the Toyota 4Runner.

    Post # 8
    519 posts
    Busy bee
    • Wedding: June 2012

    My first car was an ’01 Mitsubishi Eclipse. I just got a new car after having it for 8 years. DH now drives my Eclipse since he rarely has to drive (he rides our apartment’s shuttle to med school) and I have a long commute. It was a great first car, although I did have some issues. I needed a new one so I’d have something reliable that had HEAT, lol. My Eclipse was just having so many issues and was starting to cost quite a bit in repairs, so we decided it was time.


     One thing I can say for sure is getting a Mitsubishi worked on can be expensive compared to some others.

    ETA: although its not reliable so much now, overall it has been. I truly loved that car; it was my baby, lol.

    Post # 9
    3138 posts
    Sugar bee
    • Wedding: September 2012

    I just purchased a 2011 mitsubishi RVR and I LOVE it!!! If you are getting a newe. One the warranty is fantastic!!

    Post # 10
    257 posts
    Helper bee
    • Wedding: April 2017

    Test drive it. My SO has a lancer and that is fine. We test drove the ASX and it does not corner that well. They are pretty nice cars and if the offer 3 year warranty and capped price servicing whe you are that is an added bonus. 


    P.s. I had a Mitsubishi colt 1986 model. It was a good little car.

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