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#125 of 2502 Great Galant Pricing
Jun 30, 2000 (3:34 pm)
If you are looking to purchase a new Galant and live in or near Baltimore, Chicago, LA, Milwalkee, or D.C. please check out www.carmax.com. They sell new Mitsubishi's below dealer's invoice. Point in case: 2000 Galant ES 4 cyl, black in a Mitsi Carmax in Atlant
Plus you get the 1.9% if you qualify. I got mine there and got an AWESOME deal. Believe me the prices they show on their website are legit. There's no haggling, no pressure. I would recommend anyone near any of these locations check them out and save a ton, I did.
As far as my Galant is concerned I love it. The only 2 problems I've had on my 2000 Galant ES 4 cyl is that the seat doesn't go back far enough for me (but I'm 6'4), and the inside dome light keeps falling out. Though the dealer will take care of that for me. Otherwise I love it. It has unique styling, great gas mileage, quiet ride and acceleration. And priced much better than anything in it's class.........
#126 of 2502 Mods
Jun 30, 2000 (4:01 pm)
Has anyone put rims on their 2000 galant? What looks good on them? How wide can you go with the tires?
About tinting. How dark can we go in Illinois?
#127 of 2502 wheels for Galant
Jun 30, 2000 (8:52 pm)
For those inquiring about rims you can go to Discounttire.com and plug in any rim for your car. You must have Shockwave to view it but it works well. I wanted the alloy wheels for my Galant , but I opted not too. Good Luck on your findings.
#128 of 2502 Keep Searching Fara3
Jul 01, 2000 (2:00 am)
I had the same problem searching for a 2000 LS V6. One dealer wouldnt come down a dime off of list price. His attitude was take it or leave it. I left it. Found Mitsubishi's web site, located all the dealers in my area. Went to one on Wednesday at noon....i was home at 3:30 with a new LS in my driveway. He was willing to deal even with the 1.9%. So, KEEP LOOKING!! you will find one willing to deal... My first Galant, silver, loaded....one word to describe it: sweeeeeet!
Jul 01, 2000 (5:13 pm)
OK, since now they Have a $1000 rebate on galants, and carsdirect price is $16,189 with destination fee, then you should aim for that price.
(note that carsdirect price included all rebates)
Jul 03, 2000 (1:10 am)
I currently own a '00 Galant V6 with the Premium Package. This included the Infinty Sound System. I am looking to replace the factory radio with a new aftermarket one. In order to do this my local car audio store told me that I needed to do one of two things. Either to rewire my entire car which would cost around $150 or to buy a new amp for my car which would cost right around the same amount. I am apprehensive about both of these ideas. If anyone else has heard about anything like this. Or has a better idea please let me know. I am happy with my galant. It is a great looking car and runs well. The only downfall is there have been multiple rattles including the sunroof and the door panels in the car. These were both looked at and supposidly fixed by Mitsubishi, but the problems still exist. If Mitsubishi would have a good service department like Toyota, I feel they would be a much better company!
Jul 03, 2000 (1:28 pm)
I upgraded my radio to Kenwood. All I had to do is pull the old one out and replace with the new one. No rewiring, nothing. If you buy from crutchfield.com they will include free cable adapter to fit Mitsu's cabling. Very easy.
#132 of 2502 General comments
Jul 03, 2000 (3:20 pm)
Hi there. I bought a Galant ES-V6 about 2.5 months ago and have now got 2000 miles on the clock. I thought I would share some observations and experiences.
Firstly, buying it... I spent a while on the web at edmunds.com, carOrder.com, carsdirect.com and anywhere else I could find prices and peoples comments. I decided on the strength of what I had read that people will pay extra for the Honda and Toyota name ( after 3 lousy experiences with Ford I decided to take peoples advice and leave US cars alone) and mitsubishi seemed to be good value for money. Armed with prices I had picked up from the web I did the normal tap dance with a local Mitsi car dealership. I ended up doing a turn key price of $20500 the dealer did the math of breaking that 20500 up into tax, the price of the car and all the other little things. I'm still not sure if I got a good deal or not.
Having had the car for a couple of months I do enjoy driving it (despite the following list). It is peppy and after driving my crappy Ford Taurus for the last 5 years it is like a breath of fresh air throwing it round corners (as opposed to bouncing the Taurus round).
But here are a few little things that I don't like...
1. There is no place to put a full size book of maps, there is no pouch in the back of the front seats and the door pockets are to small.
2. The position of the front speakers is wrong. My leg sits directly infront of the speaker, it should be higher up in the door.
3. On the center air conditioning panel there is a button for the rear demist and another to close the outside vents so you just recirculate the air in the car. There's 2 buttons and the dial that controls the fan, all have have small lights to tell you they are active. However, get a little bit of sunlight into the car and there is no way you can see if those lights are on or not.
4. I laughed when the salesman was showing me the 'features' of the car. He went to great lengths to say how cool it was that the fuel cap looks like it is locked and released from the inside but really all you had to do was push on it and it would open.... must be Mitsubishi sales training to smooth over the plain fact that Mitsubishi were too cheap to put a lockable fuel cap on the car.... maybe a worry now that the fuel prices are up so much.
5. I am use to resting my elbows on the door arm rest and the center arm rest. I find that the door arm rest is rock hard and it becomes uncomfortable quickly... maybe a little padding there would be a good move
6. I look the car for it first long trip the other weekend. I am 6foot 4 inches tall. To rest my arms to the arm rests I must move the seat forward slightly. But in doing so my legs get slightly scrunched and the angle that my foot must make to rest on the gas peddle makes my foot start to hurt ofter about 30mins... thank god for the cruise control.... This car is a little to small for me.
Having said all that, I really am happy with the car and don't egret buying it. And my wife, who is significantly smaller than me absolutely loves it.
#133 of 2502 noise when the car starts
Jul 03, 2000 (5:07 pm)
hi, all. just bought my mitsu and everything is just perfect except for one thing. after i start the car, there is some considerable noise (which is not really loud but just shouldn't happen for brand new car) from the engine. after turning on the air-con, the noise gets louder. it sounds like fan-noise, but i am not sure 'bout that. does anyone have this kind of problem before?
#134 of 2502 Happy and enjoying Galant
Jul 03, 2000 (9:41 pm)
Last November I concluded that dreadful stage of car negotiation. I got a brand new (33 miles on it)1999 ES V6 with, 10 disc CD changer, mudguards, indash CD, cassette, trunk mat and spoiler for
$17,380 without taxes including rebates and dealer discount. It took me more than a month to find this deal and I am happy with the outcome. The car is definitely worth the price and the little complaints that I have are the rattles (in cold weather), lack of dome light and the high beam in my opinion stinks, but the handling, engine, and looks certainly overshadow those minor glitches.
I will probably, when the time comes, change the tires and wheels when the factory wheels wear down and buy something that will considerably improve the grip. If any of you have an Infinity stereo system with cassette (99 premium package or 99 LS or 99 GTZ) and are selling it at a reasonable price please let me know here at Edmunds with a post. Hope all are enjoying your GALS as much as I am....