2001 Mitsubishi Verada Review from Australia and New Zealand

2001 Mitsubishi Verada Xi 3.5 V6

Model year2001
Year of manufacture2001
First year of ownership2003
Most recent year of ownership2005
Engine and transmission 3.5 V6 Automatic
Performance marks 8 / 10
Reliability marks 10 / 10
Comfort marks 9 / 10
Dealer Service marks 8 / 10
Running Costs (higher is cheaper) 6 / 10
Overall marks (average of all marks)
8.2 / 10
Distance when acquired37000 kilometres
Most recent distance87000 kilometres

Summary:

Smooth ride, solid build, dependable luxury

Faults:

Left front power window motor failed 65,000kms (replaced by Mitsubishi under warranty)

Park brake shoes rubbing on rear drum at 70,000kms (fixed by Mitsubishi under warranty)

New front rotors (discs) required at 80,000kms.

General Comments:

GOOD.

Very strong, smooth engine and transmission.

Very good NVH / excellent quietness.

Excellent cabin ergonomics, very pleasant interior environment.

Great size boot/trunk.

POOR.

Lack of cabin storage space for small items.

Wind noise with sunroof raised.

Tight leg room for rear passengers.

Genuine parts relatively expensive.

Would you buy another car from this manufacturer? Yes

Review Date: 17th January, 2005

Average review marks: 8.2 / 10, based on 1 review