by Bus Driver on Mar 31, 2004 Vehicle: 1990 Mitsubishi Vanwagon 3dr Minivan
Mitsubishi REALLY, REALLY screwed up by
getting rid of these vans. Actually,
Toyota and Nissan screwed up as well.
(If you remember, Toyota had their
model from '84-'89, Nissan '87-'90,
Mitsubishi '87-'90). The 2.4L engine
is super reliable (also shared with the
Mighty Max Pick-up). The payload is
excellent, the seating configuration is
unmatched...even by minivans today!
Overseas, these vans are still sold
today...there are even Diesel
models...wish I had one.
They did a good job of isolating the
engine noise, but there is a lot of
wind noise that permeates into the
cabin. There is enough power...for a 4-
by avdavey on May 26, 2002 Vehicle: 1990 Mitsubishi Vanwagon 3dr Cargo Minivan
The Mitsubishi is one of the most
underated vans of its type in the US.
People are not aware of the van due to
its short stay here (1987-1990).
Chrysler purchased the rights to the
engine. This eliminated its import
into the US.
Overseas this van is still available(as
the L300) and for good reason. It is
incredibly reliable and comfortable to
drive. The vans perfomance and utilty
is unmatched for a van with its 3/4 ton
payload capacity for these years.
Taxi drivers and small business owners
know. Like myself
they know the longevity of the van and
can see its effect as a means of
delivering the goods or service they
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