Do you want the Road Tax system to change? Do you have thoughts on the potential changes to the Road Tax system? | No thanks

How reliable is the 2008 Mitsubishi Lancer?

I am thinking of buying a 2008 Mitsubishi Lancer 1.6 Equipe. Can you give me your view on build quality, dependability and durability please? I am paying £4000 and it has done 24,000 miles.

Asked on 18 May 2013 by DS, Wokingham

Answered by Honest John
According to Warranty Direct 2012 statistics, this model is the least likely car built between 1997 and 2009 to suffer expensive problems, so you are onto a good thing.
Similar questions
I have owned from new a 2006/56 Toyota Prius for five years. At 15,000 miles per year, the current mileage stands at 75,000. It has been maintained by Toyota throughout, and apart from the failure of the...
I know you question your loyalty to Volkswagen, but they can't all be that bad. I know a lot of people put in complaints about them, but there are a heck of a lot them out there; same as SEAT (reliability-wise,...
I am becoming increasingly alarmed at upgrading our cars to more recent models. My wife and I operate three petrol cars: a 1996 Ford Mondeo V6, a 2008 (original shape) Ford Ka and a 1971 MG Midget 1275cc....
Related models
Comes as saloon and a five-door Sportback. Competent and handles reasonably well. Ralliart is good fun.

Ask Honest John Right column

Value my car