Used 1996 Mitsubishi Mighty Max Pickup

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Vehicle overview

For the last time, Mitsubishi is marketing its Japanese-built compact pickup--the company's only small truck. Only a two-wheel-drive version is available, with a standard cab in a single trim level. The prior Macrocab and four-wheel-drive system are gone for good. So is the V6 engine choice.

Don't look for an airbag or antilock braking in a Mighty Max. You can, however, get a new compact-disc player as an option, as well as a new day/night mirror. Bench seating for three is upholstered with a new knit fabric. Storage space behind the seat is meager. Power steering and air conditioning cost extra.

Performance with five-speed manual shift is passable, but the 2.4-liter four-cylinder engine weakens somewhat when coupled to the four-speed automatic transmission. Mighty Max is something of a misnomer, now that the V6 engine and 4WD powertrain have departed.

Though moderately priced, Mitsubishi's small-scale pickup doesn't rank as a top choice. Prices might be lower yet as their lifespan draws to a close, and they've been overtaken by more modern light trucks, but the Mighty Max's remaining merits just aren't tempting enough to inspire excitement on the showroom floor.

1996 Highlights

No changes this year, the Mighty Max's last.

Scorecard

Overallundefined / 5

Consumer reviews

Read what other owners think about the 1996 Mitsubishi Mighty Max Pickup.

Average user rating: 4.5 stars
2 total reviews
5 star reviews: 50%
4 star reviews: 50%
3 star reviews: 0%
2 star reviews: 0%
1 star reviews: 0%

Trending topics in reviews

  • driving experience

Most helpful consumer reviews

3.875/5 stars, I Love this truck
Elmer,
2dr Regular Cab SB
I really love this truck. It has 237,000 mil. and still strong, very fun to drive. Theres no other like this.
5/5 stars, excellent
juslin,
2dr Regular Cab SB
all i can say is excellent.


Features & Specs

Base MSRP
N/A
MPG & Fuel
18 City / 23 Hwy / 20 Combined
Fuel Tank Capacity: 13.7 gal. capacity
Seating
0 seats
Drivetrain
Type: rear wheel drive
Transmission: 5-speed manual
Engine
Inline 4 cylinder
Horsepower: 116 hp @ N/A rpm
Torque: N/A
Basic Warranty
N/A
Dimensions
Length: 177.2 in. / Height: 58.3 in. / Width: 65.2 in.
Curb Weight: N/A
Cargo Capacity, All Seats In Place: N/A

Safety

NHTSA Overall Rating

The National Highway Transportation Safety Administration offers independent analysis.

Frontal Barrier Crash RatingRating
OverallNot Rated
Driver3 / 5
Passenger3 / 5
Side Crash RatingRating
OverallNot Rated
Side Barrier RatingRating
OverallNot Rated
DriverNot Rated
PassengerNot Rated
Combined Side Barrier & Pole RatingsRating
Front SeatNot Rated
Back SeatNot Rated
RolloverRating
RolloverNot Rated
Dynamic Test ResultNo Tip
Risk Of RolloverNot Rated

IIHS Rating

The Insurance Institute of Highway Safety uses extensive crash tests to determine car safety.

Side Impact TestNot Tested
Roof Strength TestNot Tested
Rear Crash Protection / Head RestraintNot Tested
IIHS Small Overlap Front TestNot Tested
Moderate Overlap Front Test
0


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How much should I pay for a 1996 Mitsubishi Mighty Max Pickup?

The least-expensive 1996 Mitsubishi Mighty Max Pickup is the 1996 Mitsubishi Mighty Max Pickup 2dr Regular Cab SB (2.4L 4cyl naturally aspired 5M). Including destination charge, it arrives with a Manufacturer's Suggested Retail Price (MSRP) of about $0.

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    Used 1996 Mitsubishi Mighty Max Pickup Overview

    The Used 1996 Mitsubishi Mighty Max Pickup is offered in the following submodels: Mighty Max Pickup Regular Cab. Available styles include 2dr Regular Cab SB (2.4L 4cyl naturally aspired 5M).

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