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Mitsubishi Australia celebrates 40 years, Outlander PHEV update due in October

Today is a big day for Mitsubishi Motors Australia, with the brand celebrating 40 years Down Under. Looking back over the history of the brand, it's easy to assume one of two things. Either, it seems like Mitsubishi has been around for a lot longer than 40 years. Or, as some in the CarAdvice office have remarked, that 40 years went by pretty quickly...

New automatic cars priced under $20,000 in Australia

There's an old saying that you should spend three months' salary on an engagement ring. According to consumer advice site finder.com.au, a similar rule applies when buying new cars. Ideally, it suggests, you shouldn't spend more than 15 per cent of your annual income on the purchase price of a car...

2021 Mitsubishi Eclipse Cross PHEV teased, coming to Australia

The 2021 Mitsubishi Eclipse Cross has been teased in a single shadowy image released by the Japanese car company, but the vehicle has been confirmed for arrival before the end of 2020. The news brings with it confirmation of a plug-in hybrid option for the Eclipse Cross range, with an expectation of the model arriving in the third quarter of 2021...

Mitsubishi launches 10-year warranty, but there’s a catch 

Mitsubishi is poised to introduce Australia’s first 10-year warranty – the longest coverage offered by a car-maker locally, and double the length of time offered by most rivals. The warranty is set to increase from five or seven years currently offered on selected models, to 10 years coverage across the entire range from October 2020...

The models driving Australia's used-car price surge

Used vehicle prices in Australia are 25 per cent higher than they were during the same period last year, marking an all-time record rate of growth for the sector. Although new car sales are dwindling, demand for used vehicles has accelerated rapidly, smashing the previous record of 20 per cent growth set in December 2009...

How big is the boot? Every SUV in Australia, ranked smallest to biggest

If you're shopping for an SUV, it's likely you want to know a few important things. A good number of seats, an ample amount of power, an affordable price point, reliability, safety and – possibly most importantly – how much of your life you can cram into the boot...

Five underrated cars you might buy for a bargain price

New-car sales were down by 12.8 per cent in July compared to the same month last year. When looking at the figures on a year-to-date basis, this downward trend grows to 19.2 per cent in decline. You can read colleague Joshua Dowling's full July VFACTS report here, which goes through the nitty-gritty of the market in great detail...

2021 Mitsubishi Outlander previewed in new renderings

Between recent spy photos and the appearance of last year's Engelberg concept, it's easy enough to guess at the look of Mitsubishi's 2021 Outlander family SUV. Boxy. That's the first word that will come to mind for most buyers, but with a muscular look that just about puts the technically more capable Triton ute and Pajero Sport off-roaders to shame...

RIP Mitsubishi Pajero: production to end next year

The Mitsubishi Pajero will reach the end of the production line in 2021 after a 39-year run and more than 3.3 million sales globally, the Japanese car maker has confirmed. After years of speculation – and several attempts to save the Mitsubishi Pajero from extinction – it will stop production in the first half of 2021...

2021 Mitsubishi Eclipse Cross in Australia by late 2020, new Outlander to follow

It has been a relatively quiet year for Mitsubishi Australia, but the company has today confirmed that changes to two of its most important model lines are on the horizon. The 2021 Mitsubishi Eclipse Cross, an anticipated facelift first spied in January, will make its Australian debut in the fourth quarter of 2020...

2020 Mitsubishi Outlander recalled for seat belt fault

Mitsubishi Australia has issued a recall for a total of 1948 cars, citing an incorrectly assembled seat belt anchor on the rear right seat of the current generation Outlander SUV. Both the regular petrol-powered models and plug-in-hybrid variants have been affected, the company says...