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2016 Mitsubishi ASX, Outlander recalled for door latch fix: 19,000 vehicles affected

Mitsubishi has recalled 19,131 of its 2015.5 model-year ASX and 2016 model-year Outlander SUVs over concerns a faulty latch could cause the doors to open while driving. The Japanese manufacturer reports that the "precision" of the door latch assembly is insufficient and may not operate correctly in higher temperatures...

CarAdvice podcast 47: European sport sedan comparison

The podcast team this week is Mandy, Paul and James Wong, as they bring you the biggest car news of the week, which includes the reveal of the super quick 2017 Mercedes-AMG GLC63, Nissan Altima and Pulsar axed, 2018 Holden Commodore Tourer revealed, and the 2018 Infiniti QX80 Monograph to be revealed in New York on April 12...

2017 Mitsubishi Outlander PHEV pricing and specs

The significantly updated 2017 Mitsubishi Outlander PHEV goes on sale locally today, with the same two-model grade range as the outgoing PHEV, but with prices rising for both grades in line with more standard equipment and tech inclusions. Following on from Mike Costello's international ice drive in Norway recently, CarAdvice spent some time behind the wheel of the new Outlander PHEV on local roads, from Adelaide out into the hills...

Mitsubishi: PHEV tech not yet cost-effective in small vehicles

Mitsubishi Motors says it does not yet have a viable business case for developing plug-in hybrid vehicles to sit below its highly successful Outlander PHEV crossover. This means that PHEV derivatives of vehicles such as the just-released Eclipse Cross have been shelved — though the company insists it is still investing significant resources in developing the technology more generally...

Mitsubishi ASX, Outlander redesigns delayed to due to merger with Nissan - report

The next-generation Mitsubishi ASX and Mitsubishi Outlander crossovers have reportedly been delayed due to the automaker's purchase by and integration with Nissan. Supplier sources have told Automotive News that the timeline for Mitsubishi's two key crossovers has been pushed back as the company attempts to find component sharing synergies with Nissan...

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 Outlander PHEV update won't hit Australia until next year

The facelifted Mitsubishi Outlander PHEV won't land in Australia until sometime in 2017, according to the company’s local arm. Speaking to CarAdvice, John Taylor, product communications manager at Mitsubishi Australia, said: “We don’t have any announcements about Outlander PHEV at this stage, [but] we are expecting an updated model sometime next year”...

Mitsubishi Ground Tourer GT-PHEV concept revealed ahead of Paris debut - UPDATE

Update - Mitsubishi have revealed more details of the GT-PHEV concept in Paris. See bottom of article for details Mitsubishi has revealed its Grand Tourer GT-PHEV concept ahead of its presentation at the Paris motor show later this month. First teased in June, the new concept previews Mitsubishi’s “vision for a new-generation SUV’, likely to be the next Outlander...

2017 Mitsubishi Outlander pricing and specs: New infotainment and added safety features

UPDATE: This article originally referenced details from a leaked dealership bulletin. Mitsubishi Australia has now officially announced details and pricing of the new Outlander range. See bottom of article for details. The updated 2017 Mitsubishi Outlander range has been detailed in dealership documents, bringing a new infotainment system and active safety features to the company’s medium SUV...

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 Ground Tourer concept teased

The Mitsubishi Ground Tourer concept has been teased ahead of its debut later this year at the Paris motor show, which starts at the beginning of October. Mitsubishi is keeping its powder dry regarding the Ground Tourer's details, but it has revealed that it will employ the company's latest plug-in hybrid drivetrain technology...