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Mitsubishi ASX, Lancer, Outlander recalled for transmission fix: 31,900 vehicles affected

Mitsubishi has issued a recall for 31,965 of its current-generation Lancer, ASX and Outlander vehicles built between 2015 and 2016 equipped with the continuously-variable transmission over concerns the vehicles could experience an unexpected loss of power. The Japanese manufacturer reports that the affected vehicles may, in certain driving conditions, experience a delay in acceleration...

Mitsubishi US recalls 82,000 cars for transmission fix, Australian impact unclear

Mitsubishi’s US arm has issued a recall for 82,436 of its 2015-16 model-year Outlander Sport (ASX), along with 2016 model-year Lancer and Outlander vehicles over concerns of laggy transmissions. In the American-market recall notice, the manufacturer reports these affected vehicles are equipped with a “constant velocity transmission” (CVT) which, in certain driving conditions may cause a delay in acceleration...

Mitsubishi Lancer gets full-body ‘Dynamic Shield’ makeover - UPDATE

Update - An earlier version of this article said a spokesperson from Mitsubishi Australia confirmed this facelifted model is reserved for the Chinese market, however no official announcement has been made. See bottom of article for details. The Mitsubishi Lancer has been given a significant facelift for the Chinese market, sporting a new chrome-heavy face inspired by the latest offerings in the company's wider range...

Mitsubishi Australia recalls 430,000 vehicles: Colt, Challenger, i-MiEV, Lancer, Outlander, Pajero, Triton affected

Mitsubishi has issued a number of recalls for several of its models built between 2009-2016, citing various reasons. In total, 429,981 vehicles are affected in the recall, with faults related to electrics, power steering, electric motors and fuel tanks...

2016 Mitsubishi Lancer facelift brings extra equipment to ageing small car

The Mitsubishi Lancer has received a facelift and a number of equipment upgrades for 2016 as the Japanese brand seeks to refresh its ageing small car. Next year will mark the current-generation Lancer’s 10th in our market, and with no successor planned, Mitsubishi has little option but to roll out small updates for its compact sedan and Sportback hatch models to maintain competitiveness with newer rivals...

Mitsubishi Lancer, Pajero won't be replaced, says CEO

The Mitsubishi Lancer appears dead in the water, with the Japanese car maker’s boss revealing there are no plans to build a successor to the popular small car. Mitsubishi Motors CEO Osamu Masuko gave industry journal Automotive News the clearest indication yet that the brand was turning its back on its traditional small car to instead focus on vehicles that sell well in the US, primarily SUVs...

Mitsubishi Lancer Evolution Final Edition hits Australia: A $53,700 farewell

X for 10, X for all over. Final. Finished. Finito. The legendary Mitsubishi Lancer Evolution line is has come to an end, some 23 years after the Evolution I appeared. Mitsubishi hasn’t ruled out a future Evolution, but it’s more likely to evolve into an SUV, and electric drive assistance is likewise expected. So, future Evo or not, the Evolution as we know it is done...

Mitsubishi still looking for next-gen Lancer partner, but nothing on radar

Mitsubishi Motors Corporation (MMC) remains on the lookout for a partner to help it develop and launch a long-overdue next-generation Lancer, but admits the cupboard at present remains bare, and that it is in fact a low-priority project...

Mitsubishi Lancer, Evolution recalled for Takata airbag defect: 59,522 vehicles affected

The number of vehicles affected by the Takata airbag scandal has grown by a further 59,522 units, with Mitsubishi Motors Australia recalling older examples of its Lancer and Lancer Evolution models this week. Affected vehicles in the Mitsubishi range include sedan and wagon variants of the CH Lancer, along with the CY and CZ Lancer Evolution, all built between June 11 2003 and December 30 2008...

2016 Mitsubishi Lancer update revealed: Australia confirmed and Ralliart dumped

Mitsubishi has taken the wraps off the 2016 Mitsubishi Lancer, debuting minor styling changes and extra specification. On the market now for around seven years, the Mitsubishi Lancer is one of the oldest car in its segment, with Mitsubishi yet to confirm a replacement or significant facelift...

New Mitsubishi Lancer in-house design work underway - report

Mitsubishi has reportedly begun design work on the long-awaited next-generation Mitsubishi Lancer despite the form and future of the long-serving and historically popular Japanese small car remaining very much up in the air...