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2004 Mitsubishi Galant

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Information shown for entry-level Sedan.

Fuel Economy:
City 20/Hwy 27/Comb 23 MPG
Max Seating: 5
Engine: 4-Cyl, 2.4 Liter Transmission: Automatic
Country of Origin: Japan Country of Assembly: United States

2004 Mitsubishi Galant Consumer Reviews

Overall Rating
8.7
Out of 10

Based on 325 Ratings for the 2004 - 2012 models.

Review this car
  • Value
    8.8/10
    Quality
    8.8/10
  • Reliability
    9.2/10
    Performance
    9.0/10
  • Comfort
    9.0/10
    Styling
    8.9/10

Erratic fuel milage

By on Thursday, July 24, 2014

I own this car - My approximate mileage is 42,000

10 7.0
overall rating 7 of 10rating details

Reviewer Ratings

Overall Rating
7/10
Value
6/10
Reliability
10/10
Quality
9/10
Performance
9/10
Styling
10/10
Comfort
8/10

Pros: "Big car feel in & out, drives great."

Cons: "Amazingly terrable around town Milage."

Likely to recommend this car? (1-10): 3

"The car is very dependable. Drives and fells like a real live big car and has space inside. The drivers seat will go back till I can not touch the pedals. All great until millage comes in. As low as 15 MPG in winter around town. About 18 Mpg summer around town. Now the amazing part, 31.6 MPG on trips ??? All this with top of the line synthetic oil to help. Dealer said could find no reason / that's the way they are. So a GREAT car IF you can stand terrible millage around town."

3 people out of 4 found this review helpful

So far has been a very reliable car.

By on Monday, July 07, 2014

I own this car - My approximate mileage is 73,000

10 9.0
overall rating 9 of 10rating details

Reviewer Ratings

Overall Rating
9/10
Value
9/10
Reliability
10/10
Quality
9/10
Performance
9/10
Styling
8/10
Comfort
8/10

Pros: "Reliable and priced right at the time."

Cons: "The brakes."

Likely to recommend this car? (1-10): 9

"Very reliable car. If they offered an updated 2014 or 2015 I would probably purchase another. My car came pretty much well equipped except for a sunroof. Other brands you have to pay extra for the same options. The only draw back I have found have been the brakes."

1 person out of 1 found this review helpful

Great car!

By on Tuesday, April 22, 2014

I own this car - My approximate mileage is 141,000

10 10.0
overall rating 10 of 10rating details

Reviewer Ratings

Overall Rating
10/10
Value
10/10
Reliability
10/10
Quality
10/10
Performance
10/10
Styling
9/10
Comfort
9/10

Pros: "Still looks good after 8 years"

Cons: "hear high wind noise when radio off"

Likely to recommend this car? (1-10): 10

"I brought my 2006 Mitsubishi Galant Nov, 2005. I recently had to replace the timing belt, other then that no real problems. Just brakes and tires. Love this car!"

9 people out of 17 found this review helpful

VERY RELIABLE AND CHEAP!

By on Sunday, March 09, 2014

I own this car - My approximate mileage is 201,000

10 8.0
overall rating 8 of 10rating details

Reviewer Ratings

Overall Rating
8/10
Value
8/10
Reliability
9/10
Quality
8/10
Performance
9/10
Styling
7/10
Comfort
9/10

Pros: "great price, fun 2 drive, sporty, reliable, smooth"

Cons: "ac, mpg, dash tech, rare parts"

Likely to recommend this car? (1-10): 9

"I got my Galant about 4 years ago with about 80000 on it currently has 201000. the car is very reliable I must say it took me everywhere with very little problems then. I think the overall comfort of the car is awesome I sometimes get tired while sitting in the seats because of the excellent arch support and durability. I do think the car gets hot a lot especially on summer days and the AC went out twice so its a common problem in this car. the overall car drives well it picks-up speed fast for a 4clydr excellent steering controls although I wish it has more of a sporty steering wheel. only big problem that I had with this car is timing belt broke a couple weeks ago and it is a interference engine so its killing my pockets at about $1200 so make sure you keep the maintenance up to par when it comes to timing belt. Another thing I dislike about the performance is on cold starts it doesn't have the spunk that it usually has on warmer days. personally I think the car lacks technology for the year for example like aux input overall quality of dash and radio. but if you are looking to buy this car she will do you well if you stay up on maintenance [[ there is a fuse on the battery terminal which is very very very difficult to find and every now and then they blow... it is cheap $1.29 but I had to go 4 hours away to get the part]]"

6 people out of 8 found this review helpful

Great First Car

By on Thursday, February 06, 2014

I own this car - My approximate mileage is 103,000

10 8.0
overall rating 8 of 10rating details

Reviewer Ratings

Overall Rating
8/10
Value
10/10
Reliability
8/10
Quality
8/10
Performance
9/10
Styling
5/10
Comfort
5/10

Pros: "great price for an aisan car"

Cons: "small driver area and air conditioning problem."

Likely to recommend this car? (1-10): 9

"this is my first car. i bought it in 2012 with 93000 miles and now has 103000. it has average acceleration especially for a midsize 4 door sedan. ive had to replace the timing belt which is to be expected at some point from any car. one thing worth noting is that the air conditioning needed replacing which apparently was a common problem with this model. other than that, regular maitenance and it has slightly below gas mileage. im not that tall (5 8) and my head almost reached the cieling while driving so keep that in mind. it has a nice looking body for an 04 and hopefully will last until 150000 miles at least!"

2 people out of 2 found this review helpful

I've had my Galant for 5 years and still love it!

By on Monday, September 02, 2013

I own this car - My approximate mileage is 106,000

10 9.0
overall rating 9 of 10rating details

Reviewer Ratings

Overall Rating
9/10
Value
7/10
Reliability
9/10
Quality
8/10
Performance
8/10
Styling
10/10
Comfort
9/10

Likely to recommend this car? (1-10): 9

"Love my car it has almost 170,000 miles on it and still runs well with very few repairs over the 5 years other than tires, brakes and oil changes."

5 people out of 6 found this review helpful

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