Mitsubishi - Problems, Statistics, and Analysis

Compare Mitsubishi models

The following chart shows the Mitsubishi models that have had the most problems reported. Note that a model on the top of the list may simply indicate that it is a popular model rather than a problematic car. For example, over the years, Mitsubishi has sold far more Eclipse model cars than the Expo model.

Table 1. Compare Mitsubishi models

Mitsubishi Model Number of Problems
  Eclipse
2,277
  Galant
1,600
  Lancer
1,303
  Outlander
921
  Montero
712
  Mirage
504
  Diamante
498
  Montero Sport
438
  Endeavor
346
  Raider
111
  3000GT
109
  Canter
12
  Nativa
6
  RVR
3
  Expo
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Number of problems reported for all models of Mitsubishi built from year 1996 to 2019.

Owners of Mitsubishi cars have reported a total of 8,842 problems across all Mitsubishi models built from year 1996 to 2019. The average number of problems per model year in this period, reported across all Mitsubishi models, is 367.5. Cars from Mitsubishi's 2001 model year have the most problems reported (1,027 problems).

Table 2. Number of problems reported during the vehicle's first year in service

Model Year Number of Problems
  1996 Mitsubishi
534
  1997 Mitsubishi
630
  1998 Mitsubishi
506
  1999 Mitsubishi
658
  2000 Mitsubishi
864
  2001 Mitsubishi
1,027
  2002 Mitsubishi
813
  2003 Mitsubishi
1,006
  2004 Mitsubishi
497
  2005 Mitsubishi
161
  2006 Mitsubishi
330
  2007 Mitsubishi
362
  2008 Mitsubishi
341
  2009 Mitsubishi
249
  2010 Mitsubishi
181
  2011 Mitsubishi
136
  2012 Mitsubishi
53
  2013 Mitsubishi
38
  2014 Mitsubishi
133
  2015 Mitsubishi
162
  2016 Mitsubishi
77
  2017 Mitsubishi
39
  2018 Mitsubishi
19
  2019 Mitsubishi
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Common problems of Mitsubishi Vehicles

The following chart shows the most common problems reported across all models of Mitsubishi cars. The number one most common problem of Mitsubishi cars is related to the vehicle's service brakes, hydraulic, with 1,188 problems reported. The second most common Mitsubishi car problem is related to the vehicle's power train (946 problems).

Table 3. Common problems of Mitsubishi vehicles



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