You can interpret our ratings in the following way: 5-Star: Outstanding vehicle. To make things easier,… Welcome to the latest installment of the only complete, model-by-model review of all the latest new cars heading to U. The 2010 Mitsubishi Galant limps on for another year, with its lineup quite dramatically cut. Although long in tooth, the Galant remains roomy, with 101. Although the Galant has seen a number of minor refreshes over the years, it's been carried over for the most part since its last major redesign, for 2004. The front seats offer tons of room in every direction, and the driver will find the controls and gauges easy to read and within easy reach. The CarGurus View Daily driving becomes more tranquil when you do it in a 2010 Galant, thanks to a smooth ride, comfy seats, airy interior, and soothing blue lighting.
With most mid-size sedans seeing one some two redesigns since then, it feels a little outdated from a style standpoint, to put it nicely. The federal government rates the Galant with four stars for rollover protection, but other ratings have not been revealed. The front seats have plenty of room, and so do the deeply set backseats. The available V-6 and five-speed automatic of previous years is gone. With the four, the Galant is generally pleasant to drive, provided you don't push it too hard. Overall, trunk space is a big drawback in the 2010 Galant.
Telescopic steering isn't available, though, which might be a deal-breaker for the driver. At a Glance The 2010 Mitsubishi Galant offers a predictable and comfortable ride, a roomy cabin, and a reassuring set of safety features. Cabin storage is nothing special. Very good and close to being the best vehicle in its class. Mated to a four-speed automatic transmission with manual shift control, the 2. With its easy feel, solid fuel efficiency, and large interior, the Galant is a practical car for road trips. Six airbags, anti-lock brakes, traction control, electronic stability control and an auxiliary audio input are standard on the 2010 Galant.
This powertrain may not give you goose bumps on mountain winders, but it provides enough power for most driving scenarios, and the four-speed tranny is smooth and predictable. The sole engine in the 2010 Mitsubishi Galant is the 160-horsepower, 2. And the interior storage is average. Most notably, the interior is covered in industrial-looking trim, and in general, the dark, plastic-addicted cabin needs a richer look and feel. Today, however, the Illinois-built Galant sells in low volumes and receives little attention in the U. The sole engine in the 2010 Mitsubishi Galant is the 160-horsepower 2. You should test drive four-cylinder editions of more recently redesigned competitors like the Ford Fusion or Hyundai Sonata as comparison points.
The 2010 Mitsubishi Galant comes with a four-cylinder engine and a four-speed automatic transmission. Here in this Bottom Line covering the 2010 Mitsubishi Galant, the editors of TheCarConnection. With most mid-size sedans seeing one some two redesigns since then, it feels a little outdated from a style standpoint, to put it nicely. What Owners Think One owner review really stuck out. Often affordable, but lacking key features found in vehicles of the same class.
Both trims come with six standard airbags frontal and side impact for both driver and passenger, and full-length side curtains in the rear , four-wheel antilock disc brakes with Electronic Brakeforce distribution, Active Stability Control, Traction Control, front and rear crumple zones, side impact door protection, 5-mph front and rear bumpers, unibody construction, and an engine immobilizer. Fuel economy is respectable, too, at 20 mpg city, 27 highway. The last major redesign for the Galant was in 2004, and some say this leaves the car feeling out of date. On all versions, the steering is nicely weighted, brake modulation good, and pedal travel short. One definite miss is that the rear seatback doesn't fold forward—there's only a pass-through. It may not wow those looking for a sporty ride or a luxury car-type cockpit, but it will help your average day feel a bit more calm and stable.
The Galant has been reconfigured in recent years to offer a lot of features for the money. Only the most exceptional vehicles achieve this rating. Anti-lock brakes, dual-stage front airbags, front seat-mounted side-impact airbags, and side front and rear curtain airbags are all now standard on the 2010 Mitsubishi Galant, along with electronic stability control. Although the Galant has seen a number of minor refreshes over the years, it's been carried over for the most part since its last major redesign, for 2004. Outward visibility, sometimes an issue even on sedans, is good on the 2010 Mitsubishi Galant. From electric to electrifying, we break it all down in a concise, model-by-model review that begins on the next page. In the meantime, the Galant carries on for 2010, satisfying buyers with a roomy five-seat cabin and 30 mpg on the highway.
Inside, the Galant has weathered the storms of time much better, and aside from feeling a little drab, the design still appears attractive, if not a little basic. Still, nearly every review complains of cheap-feeling, hard plastic interior parts that are unlikely to hold up well over time. Safety Mitsubishi did not cut any corners in the Galant when it comes to safety, another reason this vehicle is a good four-door option for a family. The Galant has been reconfigured in recent years to offer a lot of features for the money. Nevertheless, Mitsubishi has tried to keep its midsize sedan fresh with such cues as color-keyed door handles and available 18-inch alloys. Units Affected 2307 What a difference a year makes.
Currently the Mitsubishi Galant has a score of 7. To be known as the Lancer Ralliart when it enters the U. The braking is reliable and straight in routine use, though some feel it gets a little soft in emergency stops. Anti-lock brakes, dual-stage front airbags, front seat-mounted side-impact airbags, and side front and rear curtain airbags are all now standard on the 2010 Mitsubishi Galant, along with electronic stability control. The navigation system is poorly integrated into the center dashboard stack because it sticks out of the dashtop. When comparing vehicles using our Rating System, it's important to note that the rating earned by each vehicle correlates only to the models within its class. The Accord also has more powertrain configurations, and when it was new, reviewers liked its strong available V6 engine, balanced handling and responsive brakes.