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BlogMitsubishi Motors: is the Best Yet to Come?
Established back in 1917, Mitsubishi Motors has been through a lot over the course of its 100-year history. The last decade has been particularly challenging, but if we’re to believe Vincent Cobee, executive planning officer for Mitsubishi Motors worldwide, we’ll soon be seeing some cool stuff from the company. Alongside …
Test Drives2018 Mitsubishi Outlander PHEV: The Next Logical Step3.5/5
To be honest, we don’t know why manufacturers took so long to introduce a plug-in hybrid SUV in Canada. Stuffing such a powertrain in a car is obviously a good idea, but the fuel savings aren’t all that high, as today’s sedans and hatchbacks are already very efficient to begin …
Test Drives2018 Mitsubishi Eclipse Cross: Getting with the Times3.5/5
When I look at Mitsubishi’s current model lineup, nostalgia inevitably kicks in after thinking about the great products that were engineered and sold by what is one of Japan’s oldest automotive manufacturers. Performance-infused cars such as the Mitsubishi Eclipse GSX of the 90s , the Galant VR-4 sedan, the Mirage …
Test Drives2018 Mitsubishi Outlander PHEV: Proving a Point4.5/5
Mitsubishi Motors claims its plug-in hybrid compact SUV, the Outlander PHEV, will drive up to 35 km in fully electric mode. The user’s manual says 60, and when we drove it in Vancouver during its launch this winter; we managed to do about 40 km. However, ever since we published …
First Drives2018 Mitsubishi Outlander PHEV: Time to Lead the Pack4.0/5
With very few new products and entirely deprived from development, Japanese carmaker Mitsubishi Motors, now affiliated with the Nissan Renault group, is currently playing catch-up with its extremely aggressive competition. The Outlander, an SUV that sits between the compact and midsize category and currently being outranked by the Honda CR-V …
Spotlight on2018 Mitsubishi Outlander PHEV: We're Going to Drive it!
This week, we’ll be on the Pacific coast, in British Columbia, to get behind the wheel of the first compact plug-in hybrid SUV on our market—the 2018 Mitsubishi Outlander PHEV ! Mitsubishi’s Comeback If you find the Japanese carmaker has been lagging behind lately in terms of new products, that’s …
First Drives2018 Mitsubishi Eclipse Cross: The Future of a Certain Past3.5/5
At death’s door only a few years ago (although cynics would say it’s been more like decades), the Mitsubishi brand seems to be trying to rise from the ashes. The fact that it was purchased by the Renault-Nissan group has improved its future prospects tremendously. While fans still haven’t gotten …
Test Drives2017 Mitsubishi i-MiEV: Stay in the City2.5/5
The arrival of the Chevrolet Bolt EV is a milestone in the world of fully electric vehicles. It’s relatively affordable, it looks like a normal car and it offers a driving range that’s close to what we’d get in a gasoline-powered subcompact. This will be the benchmark on which all …
Test Drives2017 Mitsubishi Mirage G4: Slowly, But Surely3.0/5
The minicar segment is as small as the cars that populate it, yet Mitsubishi likely figured it was on to something when it introduced the Mirage hatchback on the Canadian market. At the time, it was to compete with the Chevrolet Spark, the Fiat 500 and the smart fortwo. No …
Test Drives2016 Mitsubishi RVR: Reason Over Passion3.5/5
It’s easy to fall in love with a subcompact SUV, because they’re fuel efficient, they’re fairly roomy and most of them offer peace of mind with an all-wheel drivetrain to confront our harsh winters. More and more Canadians are choosing these urban trucklets, and the segment should continue to grow …
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