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
2,280
  Galant
1,600
  Lancer
1,317
  Outlander
975
  Montero
713
  Mirage
510
  Diamante
498
  Montero Sport
438
  Endeavor
349
  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 8,923 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 370.8. 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
814
  2003 Mitsubishi
1,011
  2004 Mitsubishi
499
  2005 Mitsubishi
162
  2006 Mitsubishi
331
  2007 Mitsubishi
367
  2008 Mitsubishi
349
  2009 Mitsubishi
255
  2010 Mitsubishi
185
  2011 Mitsubishi
139
  2012 Mitsubishi
53
  2013 Mitsubishi
41
  2014 Mitsubishi
137
  2015 Mitsubishi
172
  2016 Mitsubishi
88
  2017 Mitsubishi
46
  2018 Mitsubishi
28
  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 1,195 problems reported. The second most common Mitsubishi car problem is related to the vehicle's power train (953 problems).

Table 3. Common problems of Mitsubishi vehicles



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