Mitsubishi Galant 2010, an attractive family sedan

Mitsubishi Galant 2010, an attractive family sedan

The 2010 Mitsubishi Galant is still attractive, but not so impressive as in the past, this due to the carelessness of the manufacturer and a great competition.

mitsubishi-galant-2009The Mitsubishi Galant in its latest edition can be termed incomplete it because there are details that were left in the past, the level of the material is cheap looking and just wanted the company to focus its efforts on compact models such as the Lancer , or simply promote electric units as the i-MiEV. The strategy of the Japanese is so evident, it is no surprise to observe cuts trim level has the Galant to the point of eliminating several optional packages.

Some of the changes for the 2010 Mitsubishi Galant V6 are the extinction of motor sports series Sport and Ralliart, leaving only chance buyers a four-cylinder engine that, in quantitative terms, is better in many respects to the six-cylinder because fuel economy and performance to suit the times. According to road tests that have been made ​​to the 2010 Galant , the engine operation is not available on a par with other four-cylinder, and it is inconvenient for buyers and manufacturers.

Mitsubishi Galant 2010: Features


Although offered a Sport and Ralliart version, the dream of enthusiasts seeking a more executive outside the Lancer left behind because there is no six-cylinder engine and sport settings for Version 2010 Mitsubishi Galant . Alternatively for enthusiasts driving, it was a four-cylinder engine that is comfortable for daily use, but nothing more. The propeller performance leaves much to be desired when compared with other models in the same segment inclusive.

mitsubishi-galant-2010-frontThe Galant is comfortable, but there are certainly other options in the same segment with better behavior and road speed – Consumer Guide.

The 2.4-liter engine that has the Galant is perfect for driving on city streets – Kelley Blue Book.

Removal of the V6 engine does not mean an impediment to many who are delighted with the exterior of this midsize family sedan, because at this point it is more advisable to have a four-cylinder engine and save fuel than a larger engine when the needs do not really warrant and the power is still high in the models of medium duty engines.

Unfortunately the problem of Galant 2010 is not offered with a smaller engine, but the few that offers performance with 155 horsepower, which compared to the Ford Fusion (175 hp) and Honda Accord (177 hp), no have enough arguments. Although mechanical constitution of the Japanese model is very nice, is not a fun vehicle handling, and it weighs.

mitsubishi-galant-2009-backAlthough competitors use automatic transmissions five or six speeds, the Galant continues with a four and counting disadvantages. ranges EPA fuel use are 21 mpg city and 30 mpg highway . The time taken to reach 60 Mph is 9 seconds, which highlights how smoothly functioning transmission.

Handling and braking

It is often said that the only model that had a maneuverability was noticeable was the Mitsubishi Galant Ralliart, and now that the ending is left is just a boring, quiet and almost thought the citadino self to compare a car like the Mitsubishi Galant with others who did not expect much, necessarily, but the audience was pleasantly surprised, as the Mazda 6 and the Suzuki Kizashi , to name a few.

The suspension is comfortable, the brakes work perfectly for routine driving, but unfortunately you have to have a good distance to be considered for a complete stop to a complex situation.

Interior and Exterior

There is not much that can be said of the 2010 version of the Mitsubishi Galant , this because the last partial redesign was in 2009 and since then almost nothing has changed since the big change it suffered in 2004. Though it can boast of being one of the larger family sedans (apparently) in its segment and be outwardly attractive, not too distinguished from other vehicles with which it competes.

The design of the Galant is not revolutionary, but still an attractive idea and pattern in each of its versions, even when it was newly launched as a compact car. His appearance delivers confidence and security; details like the side mirrors and signal lights leave a very good impression on who observed externally.

mitsubishi-galant-2010-interiorAlthough more expensive editions of Toyota (Camry) and Ford (Fusion), the experience of being inside it is not better than their competitors. The use of hard plastic and cheap looking is the worst that can be observed in a model like this, it immediately loses against opponents who are increasingly concerned over the details and cost less inclusive.

Interior materials are good for the price segment that the Mitsubishi Galant is marketed – Consumer Guide.

The appearance of abundant cheap materials – Car and Driver.

While several family sedan confuse the audience for looking too fancy inside, the Galant does exactly the opposite and controls using cheap plastic with metallic paint of the same type – Edmunds.

Although the position of the pilot and copilot are comfortable, the rear seat has some drawbacks and do not do well evaluated. The interior is spacious, the head size is suitable, like the legroom, but smaller than the Hyundai Sonata , Ford Fusion and Honda Accord.

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