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2007-12 Mitsubishi Outlander recalled for wiper fix

Mitsubishi has issued a recall for 46,263 examples of its previous-generation 2007 to 2012 model-year 'ZG' and 'ZH' Outlander SUVs over concerns the windscreen wipers could rust and stop working. The manufacturer reports that the structure of the vehicle's front deck allows water intrusion into the wiper motor, which could cause it to rust or seize...

2007-2012 Mitsubishi Outlander recalled for wiper fix: 46,000 vehicles affected

Mitsubishi has issued a recall for 46,263 examples of its previous-generation 2007 to 2012 model-year 'ZG' and 'ZH' Outlander SUVs over concerns the windscreen wipers could fail. The Japanese company reports that water could enter between the bonnet and windscreen, causing the front wiper link ball joint to corrode...

2013-2017 Mitsubishi Outlander PHEV recalled for engine fix

The pre-facelift Mitsubishi Outlander PHEV has been recalled this week, with 1654 units potentially affected by an engine fault which could shut off the petrol motor inadvertently. Mitsubishi reports that improper engine software, electric vehicle (EV) software and spark plug specification are the cause of the issue, which could turn off the plug-in hybrid system's petrol engine unexpectedly during use, limiting the vehicle to electric power only...

Deals on wheels for May 5

It’s time for the latest instalment of Deals on Wheels, which this week looks at factory-backed special offers for all you weekend shoppers. This isn’t a promotional campaign, just us trying to offer you some interesting suggestions if you’re in the market for some new wheels. Haggle hard, and happy shopping. If you spot any deals, let us know in the comments...

Mitsubishi's first car to be recreated for 100th birthday, but with a twist

The Mitsubishi Model A will be recreated, but substantially updated, for Mitsubishi Motors' 100th birthday later this year. Overnight, Mitsubishi Motors' North American arm announced, in conjunction with West Coast Customs, it would recreate the 1917 Model A. As noted in Forbes, the original Model A was based on the Fiat Tipo 3, and was powered by a 2...

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...