Mitsubishi

Nissan Bails Out Mitsubishi

By Fred Meier on May 12, 2016


CARS.COM — Nissan has stepped in to rescue struggling Mitsubishi Motors, the companies announced today. Nissan will pay about $2.2 billion for a more than 34 percent stake, which gives it control of Mitsubishi under Japanese law. Mitsubishi has been… Read More

Nissan Bails Out Mitsubishi

By Fred Meier on May 12, 2016

CARS.COM — Nissan has stepped in to rescue struggling Mitsubishi Motors, the companies announced today. Nissan will pay about $2.2 billion for a more than 34 percent stake, which gives it control of Mitsubishi under Japanese law. Mitsubishi has been… Read More

Mitsubishi: U.S. MPG Numbers for 2013-2017 Cars Correct

By Kelsey Mays on April 27, 2016

CARS.COM — As Mitsubishi faces scrutiny from both the EPA and the National Highway Traffic Safety Administration on its fuel-economy numbers, the automaker defended its gas-mileage numbers today, saying an internal audit of its 2013-2017 model-year vehicles sold in the… Read More

Report: EPA Orders Tests of Mitsubishi Cars

By Kelsey Mays on April 27, 2016

CARS.COM — In the wake of Mitsubishi's admission of "irregularities" in fuel consumption for hundreds of thousands of cars worldwide, the EPA is reportedly looking into the automaker's U.S. gas-mileage numbers. Reuters reports the federal agency has asked Mitsubishi to… Read More

Mitsubishi Headlight, Taillight Condensation Issue

By Tom Torbjornsen on April 25, 2016

CARS.COM The problem: In affected vehicles, condensation within headlight or taillight may remain long after the lights have been turned on. Moisture should dissipate within one hour after the lights have been turned on. If it does not, moisture may… Read More

What Are the Best, Worst Car Brands?

By Matt Schmitz on April 12, 2016

CARS.COM — Many factors, both measurable and subjective, influence the decision to buy one car over another. Among them are reliability, handling and safety; resources abound to help car shoppers decide. Financial news site 24/7 Wall St. has combined data… Read More

2009-2011 Mitsubishi Climate Control Blower Issue

By Tom Torbjornsen on April 5, 2016

CARS.COM The problem: In affected vehicles, the shaft and bearing inside the front climate control blower motor, which forces air through your vents, may have been improperly centered when manufactured. Over time, the bearing could seize, stopping air flow. Vehicles… Read More

2016 New York Auto Show What You Missed: Day Two

By Matt Schmitz on March 24, 2016

CARS.COM — New York may be the city that never sleeps, but it's time to put our on-the-scene coverage of the 2016 New York International Auto Show to bed. The second day of what is billed as the most-attended auto… Read More

2017 Mitsubishi Outlander PHEV: First Look

By Mike Hanley on March 24, 2016

Competes with: Toyota Highlander Hybrid Looks like: Familiar Outlander styling hides an advanced drivetrain Drivetrain: 2.0-liter gas engine and two electric motors powered by a lithium-ion battery pack; all-wheel drive Hits dealerships: Fall 2016 CARS.COM — Mitsubishi is set to… Read More

Mitsubishi Adds G4 Sedan to 2017 Mirage Lineup

By Mike Hanley on March 24, 2016

CARS.COM — Mitsubishi showed a significantly updated 2017 Mirage hatchback late last year, and at the 2016 New York International Auto Show it's following up with the debut of a new sedan body style dubbed Mirage G4. Already sold in… Read More

2012, 2014 Mitsubishi Airbag Sensor Issue

By Tom Torbjornsen on March 4, 2016

CARS.COM — Vehicles affected by service bulletin: 2012 Mitsubishi I-MiEV 2014 Mitsubishi Mirage The problem: The electrical resistance inside the impact sensor for the airbag system may have increased. As a result, abnormal communication may be detected, causing the supplemental… Read More