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
2,264
  Galant
1,596
  Lancer
1,262
  Outlander
752
  Montero
711
  Diamante
495
  Mirage
490
  Montero Sport
436
  Endeavor
339
  Raider
111
  3000GT
109
  Canter
12
  Nativa
6
  RVR
3
  Expo
2

Number of problems reported for all models of Mitsubishi built from year 1996 to 2019.

Owners of Mitsubishi cars have reported a total of 8,588 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 356.9. Cars from Mitsubishi's 2001 model year have the most problems reported (1,026 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
504
  1999 Mitsubishi
649
  2000 Mitsubishi
861
  2001 Mitsubishi
1,026
  2002 Mitsubishi
811
  2003 Mitsubishi
1,002
  2004 Mitsubishi
493
  2005 Mitsubishi
158
  2006 Mitsubishi
322
  2007 Mitsubishi
351
  2008 Mitsubishi
331
  2009 Mitsubishi
234
  2010 Mitsubishi
169
  2011 Mitsubishi
110
  2012 Mitsubishi
45
  2013 Mitsubishi
22
  2014 Mitsubishi
111
  2015 Mitsubishi
121
  2016 Mitsubishi
51
  2017 Mitsubishi
21
  2018 Mitsubishi
6
  2019 Mitsubishi
3

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 1,170 problems reported. The second most common Mitsubishi car problem is related to the vehicle's power train (911 problems).

Table 3. Common problems of Mitsubishi vehicles



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