Whats up everyone? Recently I've been car shopping and I fell in love with Mitsubishi. Their cars really have style to them. I've noticed that all the ones I check out though seem to have 90K+ miles on them. I've heard that some foreign companies cars (mazda and toyota) can last over 200K, but what about mitsubishi? Any input is greatly appreciated. Thanx.
Mazda's sporty cars use rotary engines, which dont last much more than 80k
miles. Toyotas last a very, very, very long time on just regular tune-ups
Anyway. It depends on what you're interested in. Toyota doesnt make any sporty cars right now, so theyre strictcly daily driver. I love Mitsubishi, but their cars a really heavy.
It really depends on how the car was treated and maintained really. If its serviced regularly then it could make it to 200,000 maybe even 300,000.
I'm really liking the eclipse. I looked at a 97' eclipse yesterday and it had 114K miles on it. They're wanting $8000 for it. Its also a manual and i really don't like those( prolly cuz i dunno how to drive one).
I too like the Eclipse (and Talon). I dont think it would be that hard for you to learn manual if you wanted to, there isnt anything wrong with automatic though so it doesnt really matter.
$8000 for a 97' Eclipse....u might wanna check around first
What the hell are you blowin outta your ass now? Rotarys last a lot longer than that, had a guy with an RX-7 come in yesterday with 150,000 on the same engine, its all about taking care of your car. Toyota makes the Celica and the MR-2.
LEARN FOO!!!! :thumbs:
Not anymore, they decided to biuld a little thing called Scion. :banghead: :banghead:
I actually like the TC, nifty little car for the money :2cents:
Do yourself a favor and...STAY THE HELL AWAY FROM MITSUBISHI!!! Unlike Mazda, Toyota, and Honda, Mitsubishis will almost certainly not make it past 100,000 miles. At least in my experiences. Most of their cars do look nice, I will give them that, but mechanically theyre junk.
"Nifty" :laughing: Taking a trip back to the 50s are we Steven?
They be the tight shit yo, how bout that :wink2:
Holy crap, if it's a turbo/AWD, that's a reasonable price. If it's a GS or
an RS, that's a total rip off.
I paid $7500 for my '95 GSX with 88,500 original miles, a brand new motor, and every option except ABS. Just to give you a starting point.
I call BS, my buddies '92 TSI has 170,000 miles and is going strong, he did freshen the motor at about 160K, but it wasn't because it was necessary, he just has big plans for it.
No, actually, that's the only real downfall to the rotary. They typically
do not last very long. That was why the USDM RX7 met its ultimate demise.
Too many cars coming in with shot motors still under warranty, I recall
reading that many 13B-REW owners lost their motor within 30-50K (The RX8 is
doing better, but is still suffering reliability issues... so I've
The rotary can last a long time, if babied its whole life and held under meticulous maintenance. But very few owners will submit a rotary to such luxuries, they're run hard and worn out quickly... generally.
Well I was talking about one that was driven super lightly by an old man
Well hes pretty lucky, because I seen a few with rods thrown around 110,000 miles.
It's actually quite common for them to go high miles w/o problems. There's always exceptions to the rule (like vehicles that have never had an oil change, etc). There are a lot of high performance DSM's with 150K+ miles that are modified with a stock bottom end.