2011 Mitsubishi Galant

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The Mitsubishi Galant is a 5-passenger sedan, offered in the United States since the 1990s. Over the years, it has grown from a compact to a popularly-priced midsize car, with extra safety features and touches of luxury added for 2011 at the upper trim levels. The Galant's main competitors include the Toyota Camry, Chevrolet Malibu, and Honda Accord.

The 2011 Mitsubishi Galant is available in two trim levels, both with front-wheel drive. The base Galant ES trim features 16-inch wheels, cruise control, manual air conditioning, cloth upholstery, and a 6-speaker sound system. The Galant SE trim features 18-inch alloy wheels, premium cloth upholstery, automatic climate control, heated front seats, more power controls, navigation system, 9-speaker sound system, and Bluetooth connectivity. Options include leather upholstery packaged with a rear spoiler, plus enhancements that can be installed at port, such as remote ignition and an iPod interface. The trunk offers 13.3 cubic feet of cargo space, according to Mitsubishi.

The power plant in the 2011 Mitsubishi Galant is a 160-horsepower, 2.4-liter 4-cylinder engine that produces 157 lb.-ft. of torque. It works with a 4-speed automatic transmission and delivers 21 mpg in the city and 30 mpg on the highway, according to the EPA.

Standard safety features on the 2011 Mitsubishi Galant include 4-wheel anti-lock disc brakes with electronic brake-force distribution, stability control, traction control, front side air bags, and overhead curtain air bags. A rearview camera is optional with the Galant SE trim. In government crash tests, the National Highway Traffic Safety Administration (NHTSA) gave the Galant 5 (out of 5) stars for front-passenger protection and 4 stars for driver protection in front-impact tests, and 5 stars across the board in side-impact tests. The Insurance Institute for Highway Safety (IIHS) gave the Galant highest-possible \"Good\" overall ratings in frontal-offset and side-impact crash tests.

Starting MSRP for the 2011 Mitsubishi Galant is unchanged at $21,599.


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