Thanks to the more compact drivetrain, however, passenger space increased noticeably and the boot grew from 272 to 360 litres 9. Mitsubishi had limited resources, and the large choice of engines for the Galant lineup was reduced to one 1. TruckCabinFilter selectedCabinList, null ; truckCabinFilter. For the second generation in a row Mitsubishi could claim to be building an award-winning car, as this was chosen as Car of the Year in New Zealand in 1981. Mileage for me has been a steady 25 mpg average. The series was discontinued in 1992, when the next generation Galant appeared. The diesel had some initial reliability issues; a redesigned cylinder head which appeared in 1982 took care of the problems.
A second, more compact was introduced on a chassis shortened by 12 cm in 1971, the. Archived from on 20 August 2010. Only three months later, Chrysler South Africa seized operations. This model proved very popular in some markets, such as the BeNeLux countries, where it helped establish Mitsubishi in general and the Galant in particular. In Japan the hardtop was available with a 1. These cars were available with a 3. But yet, that same car is still listed on CarGuru.
Cons: Not the most fuel efficient car - I get 22mpg city and 28mpg highway, interior fit and finish is slightly below competition, slightly coarse engine note. Prestone's improved extended life antifreeze features an enhanced Cor-Guard inhibitor package that prevents corrosion and helps engines run longer. The nameplate was sufficiently highly regarded in Japan for it to be resurrected for the 1990 coupé. The Arabian markets began sourcing their Galants from the United States from the 2007 model year. In the domestic Japanese market the hardtops received 2. It was known in Japan as the.
The drivetrain is smooth, fuel economy is so-so, and handling is secure. DealRatingFilter selectedRatingList, null ; ratingFilter. The two door coupé was also redesigned for 1980 and was sold through 1983. Mitsubishi introduced the engine for Japan and other emissions-controlled markets with its latest Galant. Styling features include an angular nose, center grille pillar and a high rear deck.
For economy, an , the first engine in a Japanese passenger car, was also offered. Archived from on 22 April 2016. Fortified with Cor-Guard inhibitors, Prestone's patented formula prevents corrosion, helping a vehicle's cooling system run more efficiently. All North American Galants gained all-wheel disc brakes but lost their rear stabilizer bar. While the four-cylinder Galant is not impressive, the V6 model is quick and nicely trimmed. Also, all rear parking brake hardware is installed and lubricated for your convenience, where applicable.
Archived from on 4 April 2010. The Galant was offered as a competitor to the , , , and. The car was sold as the Mitsubishi Galant in most export markets, although in both Australia and New Zealand it was known as the Mitsubishi Sigma. I have put several of these radiator to the same purpose and they have all survived well. Vehicles in Japan installed with the four-speed transmission were equipped with what Mitsubishi called , essentially installing a , without adding another driveshaft to the rear wheels. WheelSystemFilter selectedWheelSystemList, null ; wheelSystemFilter.
In South Africa, where it was built by the , it was sold as the Colt Galant. The final Mitsubishi Galant rolled off the assembly line in the United States on August 30, 2012. Taiwan was one of the first regions outside the Americas to market the ninth generation vehicle, when the Galant Grunder was launched in December 2004 with a unique front end. You get everything with the Galant, and you won't be the tenth person in your town to own it like a Nissan. The Galant's production ceased at the end of August 2017 due to poor sales, because of comparing to the Lancer sedan.
This model was also produced in , at the only Mitsubishi plant in Latin America. A size increase resulted in slightly more interior space and a weight gain of several hundred pounds. In the Lambda was marketed initially as the Chrysler Sigma Scorpion and latter as the Mitsubishi Scorpion. These allowed me to just snip off the ones that came with the unit and just pop in a few new ones. Mitsubishi opted to further develop the technology in its range-topping , which was now powered by an enlarged 2. There have been nine distinct generations with total cumulative sales exceeding five million units.
InstalledOptionsFilter selectedInstalledOptionIdList, installedOptionIdToLabelMap, possiblyDroppedOptionsMap ; installedOptionsFilter. With a Haynes manual, you can do-it-yourself. Its fun to drive a sleeper and out perform many a surprised kid in the mustang next to me. Archived from on 15 May 2008. Archived from on 26 June 2012. The widened Australian-made version, however, remained in production until 1991 when it was replaced by a new generation Magna, whereas the Japanese hardtop range was produced until it was replaced by the new version in 1990. Aside from the new body, with wider wheels and improved handling, it also benefitted from a new five-speed gearbox.