Mitsubishi Galant Owner's Manuals

One of the most popular models from the automotive brand Mitsubishi received the name Galant (from the French “knightly”). Initially it was a compact sedan, but in subsequent generations, the Mitsubishi Galant was introduced as a full-size sedan, which gained immense popularity and sold more than 5 million copies.

Brief history by generation

From 1969 to 2012 Mitsubishi Galant was represented by 9 different generations. The main features of each of them are as follows:
1. The first generation – from 1969 to 1972. 3 modifications were presented: sedan, station wagon and hardtop.
2. Second generation – from 1973 to 1976. This generation was produced in Japan, but, unlike the first generation, began to be widely exported around the world. The range of engines was expanded, the car received modern sound insulation at that time.
3. Third generation – from 1977 to 1982. The manufacturer offered an excellent solution for thrifty buyers – the sedan was offered at a cost of less than 10 thousand US dollars. The engine range has been revised again and brought into line with environmental requirements.
4. Fourth generation – from 1983 to 1984. An electronic petrol injection system was installed on the engines. In general, it was one of the most unsuccessful generations of the car in terms of sales.
5. Fifth generation – from 1984 to 1989. More powerful engines have been added. Significantly changed the appearance of the car. Dozens of all-wheel drive variants were also made – these models took part in prestigious races.
6. Sixth generation – from 1987 to 1993. This is the legendary generation of the Mitsubishi Galant, on the basis of which the Mitsubishi Eclipse model was made. There were many engine options as well as all wheel drive models. There were even fully controlled modifications in which the rear wheels could turn using a special hydraulic mechanism.
7. Seventh generation – from 1992 to 1998. In addition to the expansion and replacement of engines, this generation received a significant change in the suspension. The car has become much more comfortable and more manageable.
8. Eighth generation – from 1996 to 2003. Sedans and wagons, about 10 engine options from 1.8 to 3.0 liters, many electronic innovations. Successful and popular generation of this car.
9. Ninth generation – from 2003 to 2012. Exceptional sedan. Range of engines from 2.4 to 3.8 liters. Transmission – 5-speed manual and automatic for 4 and 5 ranges. The car became less in demand, and the manufacturer removed it from the assembly line in 2012.

Despite the fact that the Mitsubishi Galant has been discontinued, it is still popular today. It is especially in demand among connoisseurs of Japanese classics – stylish, powerful and reliable.