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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
2,250
  Galant
1,591
  Lancer
1,212
  Montero
704
  Outlander
657
  Diamante
495
  Mirage
466
  Montero Sport
434
  Endeavor
321
  Raider
107
  3000GT
105
  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 2017.

Owners of Mitsubishi cars have reported a total of 8,365 problems across all Mitsubishi models built from year 1996 to 2017. The average number of problems per model year in this period, reported across all Mitsubishi models, is 379.4. Cars from Mitsubishi's 2001 model year have the most problems reported (1,023 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
502
  1999 Mitsubishi
649
  2000 Mitsubishi
857
  2001 Mitsubishi
1,023
  2002 Mitsubishi
807
  2003 Mitsubishi
995
  2004 Mitsubishi
482
  2005 Mitsubishi
150
  2006 Mitsubishi
300
  2007 Mitsubishi
337
  2008 Mitsubishi
312
  2009 Mitsubishi
225
  2010 Mitsubishi
153
  2011 Mitsubishi
97
  2012 Mitsubishi
35
  2013 Mitsubishi
17
  2014 Mitsubishi
99
  2015 Mitsubishi
98
  2016 Mitsubishi
39
  2017 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 1,145 problems reported. The second most common Mitsubishi car problem is related to the vehicle's power train (898 problems).

Table 3. Common problems of Mitsubishi vehicles



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