Mitsubishi - used car research
Top^From 2010 to Now
Model: Pajero Sport
Released: Dec 2015
Mitsubishi’s ageing Challenger was relieved of duty by the new Pajero Sport in late 2015.
Although the name may have changed, the rugged four-wheel-drive SUV is still based on the Triton pick-up, sharing many components such as drivetrain, suspension and interior.
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Released: Aug 2011
Discontinued: Jun 2013
AUSTRALIA’S first commercially available electric car, the Mitsubishi i-MiEV arrived in Australia in September 2011.
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Released: Aug 2010
Mitsubishi pitched its all-new sub-Outlander baby SUV neatly between its two most direct rivals, the Nissan Dualis and Hyundai’s ix35. All ASX variants were well-specified and achieved a five-star ANCAP safety rating. The range included petrol and diesel engines, manual and automatic transmissions, all-wheel drive and front-drive configurations.
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Top^From 2000 to 2009
Released: Jul 2006
OWING much of its design inspiration to the 2002 Pajero Evo 2+2 concept and the Pajero Evolution racer, with its almost identical lines, evocative "Mount Fuji" grille and purposeful on-road stance, the 2006 Triton is an all-new direction for the venerable Mitsubishi utility range.
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Released: Oct 2005
Discontinued: Apr 2008
Mitsubishi's long-awaited successor to the ageing third-generation Magna arrived as the front-wheel drive sedan known as the 380. It was based on the US -market only Galant, although Mitsubishi in Australia changed 70 per cent of that car to suit our conditions.
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Released: Sep 2004
Discontinued: Jul 2011
40 years before the release of the RG light car version, Mitsubishi was selling a Colt sedan ('64-'68) and a nifty two and three-door 'fastback' from '68 until the Galant took over in '71. Meanwhile the 2004 Colt shared components with the Smart ForFour and Mercedes W169 A-class.
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Released: Jul 2004
Discontinued: May 2010
The Grandis replaced the 20-year old Nimbus as Mitsbushi's car-based seven-seater wagon. About the same size as Honda's contemporary Odyssey, the Grandis also offered front-wheel drive and a 2.4-litre engine.
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Released: Feb 2003
Based on the CG/CH Lancer small-car platform, the original Outlander used a variation of the GSR Evolution turbo's 4WD drivetrain, as an effective soft-roader against the Honda CR-V.
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Top^From 1990 to 1999
Released: Mar 1998
Discontinued: Oct 2015
The Challenger was bit of a melange of ingredients from other models, taking the Triton’s tough separate chassis with coil spring independent front suspension but using three-link live-axle coil sprung rear suspension in place of the Triton’s load-hauling live-axle, leaf-spring arrangement.
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Released: Jul 1996
Australians saw the CB Mirage as the Lancer three-door hatchback from '90-'92, but it wasn't until mid-'96's CE edition that Mitsubishi introduced the popular and enduring Mirage nameplate here.
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Released: Jul 1991
Discontinued: Sep 2005
Verada was Mitsubishi's prestige version of the Magna family car. It was introduced when the TR second generation Magna arrived during 1991, and was always a V6 powered machine.
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Top^From 1980 to 1989
Released: May 1985
Discontinued: Sep 2005
A model of global automotive significance, the original TM Magna showed Toyota and others that widening a Japanese mid-sized sedan (in this case the first front-drive Galant of 1983) was not only possible - but desirable and profitable.
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Released: May 1984
Discontinued: May 2004
Forget what Renault says. Mitsubishi invented the tall versatile hatchback idea with its 1979 Chariot concept car - productionised as the RB Colt-based Nimbus in the mid-'80s. Over three generations it was sold in 2+3+2 seating guise.
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Released: Mar 1983
MITSUBISHI’S take on the burgeoning 4WD wagon market resulted in the compact Pajero 4WD wagon, released to good press and widespread global popularity during 1983.
Fielded slightly under the Nissan Patrol and Toyota LandCruiser wagon SUVs in the mid-'80s, the pajero establishing the brand as a tough and capable off-roader.
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Top^From 1970 to 1979
Released: Sep 1974
The original '74-'81 Lancer earned an enviable reputation as Mitsubishi's 1970s rally machine, but the front-wheel drive CB series of the late '80s was very much in the mould of your average small-car runabout - except for the insane turbo 4WD GSR and Evolution models.
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Released: Aug 1971
Discontinued: Oct 1996
Chrysler Australia introduced the Mitsubishi GA Galant as the successor to the Hillman Hunter in 1971, with the model becoming a hit at first, and then a sales phenomenon when the renamed Sigma Galant Mk3 arrived in '77. The Galant named returned with less popularity from '89 to '96 as a Honda Accord challenger.
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