2011 Mitsubishi Galant  RealSafeCars53Safety Rating

#88 of 2011 Sedan/Hatchback/Wagons

#160 of all 2011 vehicles


The Galant, a mainstay of Mitsubishi's lineup for decades, is a midsize sedan with seating up to 5. Mitsubishi offers a 5-year, 60,000-mile basic warranty, and a 10-year, 100,000-mile powertrain warranty on its lineup.


The 2011 Mitsubishi Galant is very unsafe compared to all vehicles.

Comparison to all vehicles.  This plot shows RSC safety scores on the horizontal axis vs. the number of vehicles with each safety score (depicted by bar height and percentages at the bottom). Colors reflect vehicle safety, ranging from red (not that safe) to green (safer). For reference, a score of 0 implies a 0.15% chance of driver death (13% chance of driver injury) over 15 years, and a score of 100 reflects a 0.016% chance (1.4% chance of driver injury). The 2011 Mitsubishi Galant has a score of 53, implying a 0.078% chance of driver death (7% chance of injury).

We estimate that the 2011 Mitsubishi Galant has a vehicle lifetime fatality chance of 0.0779% and a vehicle lifetime injury chance of 8.8995%, meaning the average driver has a 0.0779% chance of dying in an accident if they drive the car under regular conditions for fifteen years, and a 8.8995% chance of being injured.

Compared to the average vehicle, the 2011 Mitsubishi Galant is 62% more likely to result in a fatal accident. Compared to other sedans, hatchbacks, and wagons, the 2011 Mitsubishi Galant is 52% more likely to result in a fatal accident.


And it is less safe than many comparable cars.

8944Mitsubishi GalantKia OptimaHyundai AzeraHonda AccordToyota CamrySubaru LegacyMazda 6Suzuki KizashiFord FusionChrysler 200Dodge AvengerHyundai SonataComparison to similar models.  This plot compares the RSC rating of the 2011 Mitsubishi Galant with its main competition. Models are plotted on a scale from 44 to 89. The 2011 Mitsubishi Galant is less safe than the 2011 Kia Optima, the 2011 Hyundai Azera, the 2011 Honda Accord, the 2011 Hyundai Sonata, the 2011 Dodge Avenger, the 2011 Chrysler 200, the 2011 Ford Fusion, the 2011 Suzuki Kizashi, the 2011 Mazda 6, the 2011 Subaru Legacy, and the 2011 Toyota Camry.

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