CARFAX RISK FACTOR STATISTICS FOR MITSUBISHI (US IMPORTS)
CARFAX Statistics show that the risk factors for Mitsubishi include recall, stolen and damage history.
There are currently 35,739 U.S. imported Mitsubishi vehicles in Europe with a recall history. A recall is a car that has an outstanding request for return to the original manufacturer for the improvement or adjustments of parts for necessary functionality or safety. When the car is not returned, it may then pose a risk for used car buyers. Read more about a recall history here.
Next to that, there are presently 215 U.S. imported Mitsubishi vehicles that have a history of being stolen. Many times, used car buyers are unaware of the stolen history of a vehicle, because there seems nothing wrong on the surface or with the buyer. However, the practice of stealing vehicles or VIN’s is getting more and more complex nowadays. Therefore, we recommend to do a thorough history check to know exactly what you’re buying. A car that was stolen may not only turn into legal disputes, but can also cause serious financial problems.
Another risk factor is damage history. How do you know if your car was damaged in the past? Simple, you check CARFAX, or our risk factors. There are currently 699 Mitsubishi cars that have been imported from the U.S. to Europe that have a history of being damaged. Damage can occur various forms, it is important however for used car buyers to ask relevant questions to the seller to get an honest picture of what you’re buying.