Bought my Galant used with 12,000 miles.
I have to say, for the price I can't
complain too much. Quick acceleration
for a 4 cylinder. Brakes wore out
pretty fast. The car gives a little
electric shock from time to time as the
door is touched when exiting. Passenger
door sometimes doesn't unlock.
Cruise Control malfunctioned,
Dealership fixed it under warranty.
During the daytime it is hard to
determine if the AC is on, due to AC
indicator light being colored neon
green (someone was not thinking at all
on this one).
Fog Lamps, CD Player, Body Design, Aux
12V Power Source, Fuel Economy, Trunk
This car only has 73,000 miles on it and it runs great but, the parts are way too cheap and the value goes down like a rock in water. I see one of these cars in every corner. They are very common. Exterior parts aren't glued too well. The interior parts are aren't either. Not lots of room in the back. I've seen lots of these cars with the exterior paint fading. To be honest I do not think this car is one of the safest out there. Besides all that, the transmission is great I've had no mechanical problems with it. Just the brakes. Ive painted it once already. This is like a Honda except it has cheap plastic parts.
Sunroof, and that's about it.
It needs better quality on the parts. Basically make this car better so the value does not drop so fast.
The front tires shake excessively
during breaking. And I have affirmed
this from other Galant owners (even GTZ
owners). When going over a bump, it
feels as if the front axle just can't
Too much torque coming from the V6.
They didn't try to distribute the
torque at all, simple switch of the 4
cylinder to a 6 during construction and
design...bad idea. The car bolts
forward if you're not careful.
Overall..a piece of crap and I regret
buying it every single day.
My advice: Don't buy this car!!
I feel sorry for all Gallant owners! You think you have such a great car now, wait until four or five years from now when your clear coat breaks down and Mitsubishi won't do a thing about it because it is out of warranty! Be aware and stay away from Mitsubishi if you have not purchased one yet! It is a joke! Not only did it happen to me it happened to another person in the same apartment building! Stay away from Mitsubishi! They don't believe in QUALITY!
After buying this car I realized it was one of those cars the dealer patches up just to get off the lot. The instrument cluster had been swapped out which means the car likely had higher miles than stated. The transmission didn't shift into overdrive which I never did resolve. After a few weeks of driving it the upper rear shock mount broke. So I fixed those things and traded it in on something else.
Stylish exterior, powerful motor.
Just find a better one than I did. It may have only had one owner but I think they beat the poor thing up mechanically.
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