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
2,265
  Galant
1,599
  Lancer
1,275
  Outlander
771
  Montero
712
  Mirage
496
  Diamante
495
  Montero Sport
436
  Endeavor
344
  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 8,636 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 358.9. 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
650
  2000 Mitsubishi
862
  2001 Mitsubishi
1,026
  2002 Mitsubishi
811
  2003 Mitsubishi
1,006
  2004 Mitsubishi
494
  2005 Mitsubishi
159
  2006 Mitsubishi
329
  2007 Mitsubishi
352
  2008 Mitsubishi
337
  2009 Mitsubishi
238
  2010 Mitsubishi
172
  2011 Mitsubishi
111
  2012 Mitsubishi
47
  2013 Mitsubishi
24
  2014 Mitsubishi
113
  2015 Mitsubishi
122
  2016 Mitsubishi
58
  2017 Mitsubishi
24
  2018 Mitsubishi
7
  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 1,171 problems reported. The second most common Mitsubishi car problem is related to the vehicle's power train (917 problems).

Table 3. Common problems of Mitsubishi vehicles



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