pretty bad
Crashes / Fires:
0 / 0
Injuries / Deaths:
0 / 0
Average Mileage:
4,400 miles

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2008 Mitsubishi Lancer Evolution body / paint problems

body / paint problem

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2008 Mitsubishi Lancer Evolution Owner Comments

problem #1

Oct 062009

Lancer Evolution

  • 4,400 miles


Purchase my 2008 mitsubushi evolution X about one month ago with 2,900miles. I don't drive it often since I have a company car. My current miles is 4,400miles. I am beginning to notice alot of small chips toward the back doors bottom corner near quarter panel on both side of the vehicle. Been on many forums and alot of evo X owner are experiencing the same paint problem.the road condition here are in good shape, so I don't see why the paint is chipping away. Im afraid when I reach 10,000miles, the car interior would still be fairly new but the exterior would have paint chipped everywhere. Another issue are the recaro seat fabric are coming out near the head rest part. The fabric are coning out right where the fabric tuck under into the carbon fiber looking plastic piece near the headrest. You are able to see the staples that are coming out. This is happening to both seats, driver and passenger. I have read several forums but owners who have spoke to Mitsubishi about the paint issue were turn down.those owner said Mitsubishi are not willing to do anything about this issue.

- Sunrise, FL, USA

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