2002 Mitsubishi Diamante Reviews from Australia and New Zealand

2002 Mitsubishi Diamante Ei 3.5 V6

Year of manufacture2002
First year of ownership2007
Engine and transmission 3.5 V6 Automatic
Performance marks 8 / 10
Reliability marks 9 / 10
Comfort marks 9 / 10
Dealer Service marks 10 / 10
Running Costs (higher is cheaper) 8 / 10
Overall marks (average of all marks)
8.8 / 10
Distance when acquired95000 kilometres
Most recent distance124000 kilometres
Previous carMitsubishi Magna

Summary:

A very inexpensive, reliable, comfortable car, with good power and performance

Faults:

Replaced front brake pads at 123000 Km.

General Comments:

This is a very nice, reliable and relatively economical car (average of 10.5 lt/100Km), which I feel is good for a car of this size.

This model is quite highly specified, with some excellent features such as climate controlled air conditioning, automatically tinting rear vision mirrors. It is quite luxurious, quiet and comfortable to travel in.

If I have any complaints, it's that the rear vision mirrors vibrate slightly, giving a slightly blurred image, and that the front seats are a little hard (my opinion). It also has very soft suspension, which makes for a very smooth ride, but doesn't feel good as far as handling goes.

Would you buy another car from this manufacturer? Yes

Review Date: 22nd April, 2011

2002 Mitsubishi Diamante 3.5 V6

Model year2002
Year of manufacture2002
First year of ownership2005
Most recent year of ownership2007
Engine and transmission 3.5 V6 Automatic
Performance marks 10 / 10
Reliability marks 10 / 10
Comfort marks 10 / 10
Dealer Service marks 10 / 10
Running Costs (higher is cheaper) 7 / 10
Overall marks (average of all marks)
9.4 / 10
Distance when acquired50000 kilometres
Most recent distance71000 kilometres
Previous carFiat Punto

Summary:

Awesome vehicle for comfort, style and value

Faults:

Nothing. Usual service intervals. Changed brake pads at last 70KMs service.

General Comments:

Very very good car. My previous 'car' was a Fiat Punto Sporting, and yes it fell to pieces within 6 months.

So I flicked the remains, and bought the 02 Diamante on a recommend from a mate - who had one as a company car, and then purchased one after when he left the job as he rated them so highly.

I can see why! We have had BMW before, and I would rate this up there with a 5 series - in size, muscle, comfort, technology and drive.

Very impressive vehicle - I can absolutely guarantee it will get me anywhere fast and in style. Reliable, tough, and quiet - gets me to business meetings with the right look, and also does us for family trips round the bush and hills - woooh!

Would you buy another car from this manufacturer? Yes

Review Date: 16th April, 2007

Average review marks: 9.1 / 10, based on 2 reviews