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
2,258
  Galant
1,596
  Lancer
1,239
  Outlander
712
  Montero
708
  Diamante
495
  Mirage
482
  Montero Sport
435
  Endeavor
328
  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 2018.

Owners of Mitsubishi cars have reported a total of 8,496 problems across all Mitsubishi models built from year 1996 to 2018. The average number of problems per model year in this period, reported across all Mitsubishi models, is 368.4. Cars from Mitsubishi's 2001 model year have the most problems reported (1,024 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
1,024
  2002 Mitsubishi
809
  2003 Mitsubishi
1,000
  2004 Mitsubishi
488
  2005 Mitsubishi
155
  2006 Mitsubishi
315
  2007 Mitsubishi
344
  2008 Mitsubishi
325
  2009 Mitsubishi
229
  2010 Mitsubishi
160
  2011 Mitsubishi
104
  2012 Mitsubishi
38
  2013 Mitsubishi
22
  2014 Mitsubishi
110
  2015 Mitsubishi
113
  2016 Mitsubishi
45
  2017 Mitsubishi
13
  2018 Mitsubishi
1

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 1,158 problems reported. The second most common Mitsubishi car problem is related to the vehicle's power train (908 problems).

Table 3. Common problems of Mitsubishi vehicles



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