The 2014 Mitsubishi Mirage is an all-new model and also it is the cheapest and smallest vehicle that Japanese automaker sells in the U.S. The new Mirage is a four-door hatchback subcompact car that is built in Thailand and comes with an impressive list of standard and optional features and with an impressive fuel economy (the highest EPA fuel-efficiency rating of any non-hybrid car sold in the U.S.). The 2014 Mitsubishi Mirage competes with Fiat 500, Scion iQ, Honda Fit, Ford Fiesta, and Mazda2.
The 2014 Mitsubishi Mirage is offered in DE and ES trim levels. The Mirage DE comes standard with halogen headlights, rear spoiler, color-keyed front and rear bumpers, rear intermittent wiper, power mirrors, 14-inch steel wheels with steel cover, 4-way adjustable driver’s and front passenger seats, split folding high-back rear seat, automatic climate control with micron air filtration, tilt steering wheel and cargo light. An 140-watt 4-speaker audio system with CD player and USB port, keyless entry, power windows and 12-volt accessory outlet are all standard also.
The ES model adds fog lights, 14-inch alloy wheels, 6-way adjustable driver’s and front passenger seat, leather-wrapped steering wheel and shift knob, silver shift panel, Bluetooth connectivity, cruise control, steering wheel mounted audio controls, a rearview camera and push button start. A MMES navigation system is available as an option.
Standard safety features of the 2014 Mitsubishi Mirage include Anti-lock Braking System (ABS), brake assist, Electronic Brakeforce Distribution (EBD), Active Stability Control (ASC), Tire Pressure Monitoring System (TPMS), advanced dual-stage front airbags with occupant seat position sensor and 7 standard airbags (including driver knee airbag). An Hill Start Assist (HSA) system is available as an option.
The 2014 Mitsubishi Mirage is powered by a 1.2-liter MIVEC DOHC 12-valve Inline 3-cylinder engine that produces 74 hp and 74 lb-ft of torque. This engine is coupled to either a 5-speed manual transmission or a continuously variable transmission (CVT). The fuel economy is indeed impressive: 37 mpg city/ 44 mpg highway with CVT. With the manual transmission EPA estimates are 34 mpg city and 42 mpg highway.
The 2012 Mitsubishi Eclipse is a four-seat, two door sport coupe car with nice exterior and a functional interior. A special edition SE is new for 2012. This sports car is offered in coupe and convertible (Spyder) forms. All models are front-wheel drive and share basic platform with Mitsubishi Galant sedan. Introduced more than 20 years ago, the Mitsubishi Eclipse will not longer be produced after 2012. Competitors of Mitsubishi Eclipse include the Ford Mustang, Chevrolet Camaro, Honda Civic Si and Hyundai Genesis Coupe.
The 2012 Mitsubishi Eclipse entry-level GS model comes with 18-inch alloy wheels, air conditioning, cruise control, variable intermittent wipers, keyless entry, a tilt-only steering wheel, full power accesories and a six-speaker CD sound system with an auxiliary audio input jack. The GS Sport adds foglights, xenon headlights, a sunroof, a rear wiper, heated power mirrors, heated front seats, leather upholstery and a nine-speaker sound system with six-CD changer and steering wheel controls.
The new 2012 Mitsubishi Eclipse SE model gets all GS Sport features plus black mirrors, dark gray alloy wheels and more special styling details. The Eclipse GT adds a standard V6 engine, automatic climate control, sport-tuned suspension and bigger rear brakes.
The 2012 Mitsubishi Eclipse Coupe features a precision-tuned 4-wheel independent suspension, a chassis with excellent structural rigidity and the convenience of a 2+2 seating arrangement with 50:50 split-folding rear seat backs for enhanced cargo capability, making it an ideal sports car for everyday use in the real world.
The 2012 Mitsubishi Eclipse GS, GS Sport and SE models are powered by the 2.4-liter 4-cylinder SOHC MIVEC 16-valve engine that produces 162 horsepower and 162 pound-feet of torque. The GS model is equipped standard with a 5-speed manual transmission with an optional 4-speed automatic. The GS Sport and SE models come exclusively with the 4-speed automatic transmission. EPA estimated fuel economy for 2012 Mitsubishi Eclipse with 2.4-liter engine is 20 mpg city/ 28 mpg highway.
The 2012 Eclipse GT comes with an 3.8-liter V-6 SOHC MIVEC 24-valve engine that produces 265 hp and 262 lb-ft of torque. A five-speed automatic Sportronic transmission is standard. The estimated fuel economy of this engine is 17 mpg city and 25 mpg highway.
Standard safety features of 2012 Mitsubishi Eclipse include an advanced dual front airbag, supplemental restraint system (SRS), side airbags, side curtain airbags, 4-wheel disc anti-lock brakes (ABS) with Electronic Brake-force Distribution (EBD), Active Stability Control (ASC) and Traction Control Logic (TCL).
Introduced at the 2012 Geneva Motor Show, the new 2013 Mitsubishi Outlander features Mitsubishi’s new design style. Offering a size that is similar to the outgoing model, the new 2013 Outlander will continue to offer both five- and seven-seat configurations with the third row reserved for small children.
The new 2013 Outlander will offer new fuel-efficient powertrain options to go along with its new look. Ranging from gasoline four-cylinder engines to diesel, Mitsubishi is comitted to improving its fuel economy numbers. The new 2013 Mitsubishi Outlander will go on sale in Europe this summer and in U.S. market at the end of the year.
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.
Mitsubishi’s smallest SUV is available in ES, SE, XLS and GT trims. Front and all-wheel-drive models are offered for all version except the GT, which only comes with all-wheel drive. The new 2011 Mitsubishi Outlander car seat up to seven people. It competes with the Hyundai Santa Fe, Toyota RAV-4 and Honda CRV.
With its incomparable head-turning styling, well-appointed cabin, roomy accommodations for up to seven and outstanding 5-star safety rating, the 2011 Mitsubishi Outlander truly exemplifies the Japanese auto manufacturer’s ”different for a reason” attitude that separates this car from its garden-variety crossover utility vehicle (CUV) competition.
Every new 2011 Mitsubishi Outlander includes these standard features: continuously variable transmission ( CVT ), six standard airbags, ABS, aluminum roof panel, LED tail lights with clear lenses. ES trim ( starting at $21.995 MSRP for 2WD version) of Outlander 2011 includes all standard features plus color-keyed outer door handless and side mirrors, front mesh grille with black surround, 16-inch steel wheels, black roof rails. The SE model ( starting at $22.995 MSRP for 2WD and $24.495 for AWC) includes all standard features plus AWC ( All-Wheel Control), compact stowable 3rd row seat, 18-inch alloy wheels, fast-key hands-free entry and starting system, 6 CD/MP3 in Dash CD Charger.
The 2011 Outlander XLS ($25.795 MSRP ) includes all standard features plus 6-speed Spectronic automatic transmission, FUSE hands-free link system with USB connection for MP3/iPod. The GT trim includes in plus S-AWC (Super All Wheel Control), and 18-inch aluminum wheels.
For Mitsubishi Outlander 2011 ES and SE trims the disponible engine is an 2.4 liter DOHC MIVEC, 16 Valve that produce 168 hp and 167 lb-ft of torque. Mileage estimate for 2011 Mitsubishi Outlander with this engine is 23 MPG city/ 28 MPG on highway. The transmission for Outlander ES and SE is an CVT Sportronic (automatic transmission).
The engine of Outlander 2011 XLS and GT model is an 3.0 liter SOHC, MIVEC, V6, 24 valve that produce 230 horse-power and 215 lb-ft of torque. The transmission is an six-speed Sportronic with idle-neutral logic. The mileage estimates: 19MPG city/25mpg Highway.
Safety includes a lot of airbags, ABS with EBD, ASC (Acive Stability Control), Hill Start Assist (HSA), anti-theft engine immobilizer and some.