2011 Mitsubishi Galant

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(4.7) 6 reviews
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Key Specs

of the 2011 Mitsubishi Galant. Base trim shown.

  • Body Type:
  • Combined MPG:
    25 Combined MPG
  • Engine:
    160-hp, 2.4-liter I-4 (regular gas)
  • Drivetrain:
    Front-wheel Drive
  • Transmission:
    4-speed automatic w/OD and auto-manual
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Our Take

From the Cars.com Vehicle Test Team

The Good

  • Handling
  • SE trim well-equipped for the money

The Bad

  • Interior quality trails competitors
  • No folding backseat
  • Backseat comfort
  • Gas mileage trails four-cylinder competitors

Notable Features of the 2011 Mitsubishi Galant

  • Standard four-cylinder and automatic transmission
  • Slightly lower ride height
  • Additional features on SE trim

2011 Mitsubishi Galant Overview

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Vehicle Overview

The midsize Galant sedan is offered only with four-cylinder power. It competes with the Chevrolet Malibu, Honda Accord and Toyota Camry. It is available in two trims: the base ES and top-of-the-line SE.

New for 2011
A half-inch reduction in ride height this year provides a sleeker stance and a slight increase in fuel economy, Mitsubishi says, though EPA gas mileage figures remain unchanged. Both the ES and SE have more chrome molding, and the SE adds a standard power moonroof.

Exterior
The Galant's wide grille now has a new silver-painted mesh design and is flanked by rectangular headlights. Exterior features include:

  • Standard daytime running lights
  • Standard auto-off headlights
  • Standard 16-inch steel wheels
  • SE has fog lights, 18-inch alloy wheels and chrome tailpipe

Interior
Inside, the five-seat Galant's center control panel is busy-looking. For a midsize sedan, the Galant's backseat is notably uncomfortable — the bottom cushion doesn't provide much thigh support. Interior features include:

  • Standard manual air conditioning
  • Available automatic climate control
  • Standard auxiliary jack for MP3 players
  • SE has moonroof, navigation system, heated front seats and backup camera
  • Rockford Fosgate premium stereo with steering-wheel audio controls on SE
  • Leather upholstery optional on SE

Under the Hood
The front-drive Galant has one powertrain, a 2.4-liter four-cylinder teamed with a four-speed automatic. Mechanical features include:

  • 160-horse...
Vehicle Overview

The midsize Galant sedan is offered only with four-cylinder power. It competes with the Chevrolet Malibu, Honda Accord and Toyota Camry. It is available in two trims: the base ES and top-of-the-line SE.

New for 2011
A half-inch reduction in ride height this year provides a sleeker stance and a slight increase in fuel economy, Mitsubishi says, though EPA gas mileage figures remain unchanged. Both the ES and SE have more chrome molding, and the SE adds a standard power moonroof.

Exterior
The Galant's wide grille now has a new silver-painted mesh design and is flanked by rectangular headlights. Exterior features include:

  • Standard daytime running lights
  • Standard auto-off headlights
  • Standard 16-inch steel wheels
  • SE has fog lights, 18-inch alloy wheels and chrome tailpipe

Interior
Inside, the five-seat Galant's center control panel is busy-looking. For a midsize sedan, the Galant's backseat is notably uncomfortable — the bottom cushion doesn't provide much thigh support. Interior features include:

  • Standard manual air conditioning
  • Available automatic climate control
  • Standard auxiliary jack for MP3 players
  • SE has moonroof, navigation system, heated front seats and backup camera
  • Rockford Fosgate premium stereo with steering-wheel audio controls on SE
  • Leather upholstery optional on SE

Under the Hood
The front-drive Galant has one powertrain, a 2.4-liter four-cylinder teamed with a four-speed automatic. Mechanical features include:

  • 160-horsepower, 2.4-liter inline-four-cylinder engine
  • Four-speed automatic with manual-shift mode

Safety
Standard safety features include:

  • All-disc antilock brakes
  • Side-impact airbags for front seats
  • Side curtain airbags
  • Electronic stability system



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What Drivers Are Saying

Exterior Styling
(4.5)
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(4.2)
Interior Design
(4.3)
Comfort
(5.0)
Reliability
(5.0)
Value For The Money
(4.8)

Latest Reviews

(4.0)

Reliable Car!

by Jacque from Gilbert on June 7, 2018

I absolutely love this car. It is great on gas, comfortable, I have never had any issues with it and would recommend this car to anyone that is looking for a reliable car that really does last. Read full review

(5.0)

Great car, stylish, very roomy, lots of features.

by Scott from Naperville on October 22, 2017

Nice looking, very roomy, ecspecially in the back seat. Lots of car for the money as compared to an Accord or Camry. No problems or recalls in almost 7 years of ownership. 30 mpg highway. Great ... Read full review

Safety & Recalls

Recalls

The 2011 Mitsubishi Galant currently has 0 recalls

Crash and Rollover Test Ratings

The 2011 Mitsubishi Galant has not been tested.

Manufacturer Warranty

  • Bumper-to-Bumper

    60 months / 60,000 miles

  • Powertrain

    120 months / 100,000 miles

  • Roadside Assistance

    60 months / unlimited distance

CPO Program & Warranty

Certified Pre-Owned by Mitsubishi

Program Benefits

24-hour roadside assistance, 10-years/100,000 mile Powertrain Limited Warranty, Carfax vehicle history report, fresh oil and filter, and toll-free assistance line.

  • Limited Warranty

    Certified Pre-Owned Mitsubishi’s get a 10-year/100,000 mile Powertrain Limited Warranty, up to ten years from the vehicle’s original in-service date or date of first use, or 100,000 miles, whichever comes first. Zero deductible for covered repairs completed by a Mitsubishi dealer in the USA.
  • Eligibility

    Under 5 years / 60,000 miles

    Vehicles receive a 123 point inspection and reconditioning.

    See inspection details.

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Cars.com Car Seat Check

Certified child passenger safety technicians conduct hands-on tests of a car’s Latch system and check the vehicle’s ability to accommodate different types of car seats. The Galant received the following grades on a scale of A-F.*
* This score may not apply to all trims, especially for vehicles with multiple body styles that affect the space and design of the seating.

Warranty FAQs

What is a Bumper-to-Bumper warranty?

Often called a basic warranty or new-vehicle warranty, a bumper-to-bumper policy covers components like air conditioning, audio systems, vehicle sensors, fuel systems and major electrical components. Most policies exclude regular maintenance like fluid top offs and oil changes, but a few brands have separate free-maintenance provisions, and those that do offer them is slowly rising. Bumper-to-bumper warranties typically expire faster than powertrain warranties.

What is a Powertrain warranty?

Don't be misled a 10-year or 100,000-mile powertrain warranty doesn't promise a decade of free repairs for your car. It typically covers just the engine and transmission, along with any other moving parts that lead to the wheels, like the driveshaft and constant velocity joints. Some automakers also bundle seat belts and airbags into their powertrain warranties. With a few exceptions, powertrain warranties don't cover regular maintenance like engine tuneups and tire rotations.

What is included in Roadside Assistance?

Some automakers include roadside assistance with their bumper-to-bumper or powertrain warranties, while others have separate policies. These programs cover anything from flat-tire changes and locksmith services to jump-starts and towing. Few reimburse incidental costs like motel rooms (if you have to wait for repairs).

What other services could be included in a warranty?

Some automakers include free scheduled maintenance for items such as oil changes, air filters and tire rotations. Some include consumables including brake pads and windshield wipers; others do not. They are typically for the first couple of years of ownership of a new car.

What does CPO mean?

A certified pre-owned or CPO car has been inspected to meet minimum quality standards and typically includes some type of warranty. While dealers and third parties certify cars, the gold standard is an automaker-certified vehicle that provides a factory-backed warranty, often extending the original coverage. Vehicles must be in excellent condition and have low miles and wear to be certified, which is why off-lease vehicles feed many CPO programs.

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