2011 Mitsubishi GalantPosted: October 2nd, 2011 | Author: | Filed under: 2011 New Car Models, Mitsubishi | Leave a comment »
The midsize five-passenger 2011 Mitsubishi Galant combines a sleek exterior and tasteful cabin with premium amenities and advanced safety technologies, presenting itself as viable sedan in today’s market. 2011 Mitsubishi Galant competes with the Chevrolet Malibu, Honda Acord and Toyota Camry.
The American-built (on the Mitsubishi Company’s factory in Normal, Illinois) 2011 Galant is available in two trims level: the base ES (starting at $21.899 MSRP) and the top-of-the-line SE (starting at $24.299 MSRP).
A new design feature for the 2011 Mitsubishi Galant is a reduction in the vehicle’s ride height by half an inch. Not only does this imbue the handsome Galant with an even sleeker-looking stance, but it also improves the car’s aerodynamic efficiency, thus leading to a slight increase in fuel economy. Another rich-looking aesthetic enhancement to the 2011 Mitsubishi Galant is the addition of the stylish new chrome belt line molding for a more upscale appearance.
Standard features on the 2011 Mitsubishi Galant ES include 16-inch steel wheels, full power accesories, air-conditioning, a tilt-only steering wheel, cruise control, driver-seat height adjustment and a six-speaker stereo with CD player and auxiliary audio-jack.
The SE of 2011 Galant adds a power sunroof, 18-inch alloy wheels, fog lights, a back-up camera, heated mirrors, a rear spoiler, automatic climate control, auto-dimming rearview mirror, a leather-wrapped steering wheel (with audio controls), an eight-way power driver seat (with lumbar adjustment), heated front seats, Bluetooth, navigation system, color 7-in. touchscreen LCD and an eight-speaker audio system with six-CD changer and satellite radio.
Front and center inside Galant’s warm-looking interior is the tall center console waterfall that is done up in a handsome silver finish, its controls a thoughtful blend of knobs and buttons that never overwhelm the senses both visually and in functionality.
All models of 2011 Mitsubishi Galant are powered by a 2.4-liter four-cylinder in-line, 16-valve SOHC engine with MIVEC (Mitsubishi Innovative Valve timing Electronic Control) and multi-point injection. This engine produces 160 hp at 5500 rpm and 157 lb-ft of torque at 4000 rpm. A variation of this engine has been certified as a Partial Zero-Emission Vehicle (PZEV) and it is available in California, Maine and Vermont. The transmission is an Sportronic 4-speed automatic, for all 2011 Galant models.
The fuel use estimates for 2011 Mitsubishi Galant is 21 mpg city/ 30 mpg highway.
The 2011 Mitsubishi Galant comes standard with front seat-mounted side impact airbags, front and rear side curtain airbags, dual-stage front airbags, supplemental restraint system ( SRS ), 5-mph front and rear bumpers, traction control, Electronic Brakeforce Distribution ( EBD ), tire pressure monitoring system and more.
In the Mitsubishi Galant 2011 review thecarconnection says:
Mitsubishi Galant is one of those vehicles that should have been replaced a while ago, but it hasn’t been–and it’s the longest-lived family four-door on the market, since it was last redesigned in 2004.