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Mitsubishi Colt


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Mitsubishi’s Colt is a quiet, understated entry in the less than stimulating hatchback sector. While was the original name given to the Mitsubishi brand upon its UK in the seventies, the correct Japanese soon prevailed and the Colt was applied to the manufacturer’s smallest

1988’s engine line-up 1.3, 1.5 and 1.6 16v hot hatch GTi petrol the last replaced by a 1.8 16v in 1990. The engines were improved by to 12 valves later that This original model was but, in all honesty, boring.

A more attractive and refined was released in 1992 gunning for the Civic. once again a trio of petrol engines: 12v 16v 1.6 and a 16v 1.8 GTi.

1996’s update particularly beneficial in an aesthetic but the powerplant line-up was trimmed, out the hot hatch in favour of a Mirage, the 1.6 but with some racy A standout feature was a clever, automatic gearbox, adjusting according to your driving.

mid-year makeover went much unnoticed, while at the end of a very basic, budget 1.3 GL was along with a range-topping, GLS to replace the rather pointless The other vehicles saw minor too and then 2004 brought us an Mitsubishi Colt for sale.

This was a far more interesting and prospect than earlier Colt cars for sale. A forfour chassis was allied to styling than Colts previously known for, three and five-door options and a range of trim levels.

2005 brought us a genuinely CZT variant that has flown under the public radar, a CZC convertible version. A 2008 introduced a sharky front end to ape the iconic Evolution range, with a new ‘Ralliart’ designation for the Another innovation was the approved Mitsubishi Colt ClearTec an ultra-efficient supermini with technology.

Bang for your buck

The hand Mitsubishi Colt for is a simple and rather rewarding buy, although for some there aren’t many of about. Early Colt for sale were good cheap and reliable. The Colt keep you safer in a crash many rivals of the same with a strong bodyshell, impact beams, a collapsible column, seatbelt pre-tensioners and a side airbag, plus a immobiliser.

1996-2004 Mitsubishi were better equipped earlier versions but lower while the funky post-2004 are a smarter version of a Smart The interior is cool and calm, with unnecessary fuss and and the cabin is the most spacious of the both for people and luggage.

What you’ll pay

Mitsubishi Colt

Used Colt cars for sale are as chips! 1996 models can be had for than £1,000, while value keeps ’96-’04 in the region of a more expensive but bargain £2,000. Post-2004 you can get a 1.1 Colt Black for just £3,000, or a 1.4 litre Elegance for £3,500.

What to check

mechanicals and cheap parts most Mitsubishi Colts are and well-looked after. The later hot the CZT, may have suffered at the of boy racers so keep an eye out for a worn or accident damage.


A mixed bag, You’re looking at an eminently £115 for a clutch kit, for a full exhaust, £30 for a set of pads and £45 for the rear. £240 for a radiator, £415 for an and £260 for a starter motor. If bashed it about, budget for a new headlight, £95 for a wing and about £140 for a tail

Consumables are fine at £8 for a filter, £11 for an oil filter and for a spark plug.

How it drives

Early nineties Mitsubishi Colts were a good drive, with a and efficient engine. Responsive have garnered praise critics, as have the quiet and wide ratio gearbox, speed has been sacrificed for economy. Suspension is firm but The rare hot hatches are of course but don’t bother with a if you’re looking for raw power the one being the hard to find 1.5 litre turbocharged CZT.

choose it for its refined ride and It’s a popular repeat which indicates customer is high.

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