Mitsubishi

Ferrari, Mercedes-Benz Still Selling Cars With Recalled Takata Airbag Inflators, Report Finds

By Kelsey Mays on July 22, 2016


CARS.COM — Mercedes-Benz and Ferrari join the list of automakers that have admitted they still use the most problematic Takata airbag inflators in new cars, according to a new U.S. Senate report. The report, issued July 20 by the Senate's… Read More

Ferrari, Mercedes-Benz Still Selling Cars With Recalled Takata Airbag Inflators, Report Finds

By Kelsey Mays on July 22, 2016

CARS.COM — Mercedes-Benz and Ferrari join the list of automakers that have admitted they still use the most problematic Takata airbag inflators in new cars, according to a new U.S. Senate report. The report, issued July 20 by the Senate's… Read More

Recall Alert: 2002-2007 Mitsubishi Lancer; 2004 Lancer Wagon; 2003-2006 Lancer Evolution and Outlander; 2007-2013 Outlander V-6

By Tom Torbjornsen on July 21, 2016

CARS.COM Vehicles Affected: Approximately 175,000 model-year 2002-07 Mitsubishi Lancer, 2004 Lancer Wagon, 2003-06 Lancer Evolution and Outlander, and 2007-13 Outlander V-6 vehicles originally sold or ever registered in Connecticut, Delaware, Illinois, Indiana, Iowa, Kentucky, Maine, Maryland, Massachusetts, Michigan, Minnesota, Missouri,… Read More

2014-2015 Mitsubishi Mirage Software Issue

By Tom Torbjornsen on July 18, 2016

CARS.COM The problem: Vehicles may stall at low speeds because of a software glitch in the engine management system. The glitch can cause a rich air-fuel mixture in the fuel injection, which leads to disconnection of the PCV hose. Vehicles… Read More

Headlight Safety Test Casts Shadow on Compact SUVs

By Matt Schmitz on July 12, 2016

CARS.COM — As the Insurance Institute for Highway Safety continues to shed new light on the performance of one of the most basic, yet vital, elements of car safety — headlights — automakers have their work cut out for them.… Read More

2016 Mitsubishi Lancer: Car Seat Check

By Jennifer Geiger on July 5, 2016

CARS.COM — Families looking for an affordable sedan with all-wheel drive don't have many options, but the Mitsubishi Lancer checks both boxes. For 2016, the Lancer gets a mild freshening with updated front styling as well as more standard features… Read More

2014-2015 Mitsubishi Mirage Engine Issue

By Tom Torbjornsen on June 28, 2016

CARS.COM The problem: During cold startup, the engine control unit may deliver inappropriate amounts of fuel into the engine. This can cause a knocking noise and, in extreme cases, result in catastrophic engine failure. This may be due to a… Read More

Firm Hacks 2017 Mitsubishi Outlander PHEV Via Wi-Fi

By Matt Schmitz on June 7, 2016

CARS.COM — The 2017 Mitsubishi Outlander PHEV isn't slated to arrive at U.S. dealerships until fall, but the automaker is already facing a major safety issue: Hackers in Europe exploited a vulnerability in the SUV's onboard computer. Mitsubishi has instructed European… Read More

Automakers Recall 12 Million New Cars for Takata Airbag Inflators

By Kelsey Mays on May 27, 2016

CARS.COM — Less than a month after federal regulators announced a massive expansion of Takata airbag inflator recalls, the affected pool of cars has become a lot clearer. Automakers this week announced 12 million new Takata recalls in 12 separate… Read More

2014-2015 Mitsubishi Outlander Engine Issue

By Tom Torbjornsen on May 27, 2016

CARS.COM The problem: Affected vehicles may be hard to start when the engine coolant temperature is low (between 32 and 68 degrees). This is due to a software glitch. Vehicles affected by this service bulletin: 2014 Mitsubishi Outlander 2015 Mitsubishi… 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