Tuesday 30th October 2012
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If you have ever owned a Mitsubishi FTO and had to replace any parts then let us know about the experience and how the replacement parts performed. Write your review in the comments box at the bottom of the page.

Mitsubishi FTO Overview

The Mitsubishi FTO is classed as a sports coupe and was produced by the Japanese automobile company Mitsubishi Motors. This car is a small 2-door front wheel drive car which was originally intended for the Japanese market only. This car was to become popular in the UK, Ireland and New Zealand and due to this popularity; it was available for export into these countries. This car looks good and due to the small amount of imports, they are uncommon compared with some of the competitors in this class. These cars are good fun to drive, look good and perform pretty well. They have a surprisingly large boot space, but the space in the rear of the cabin is limited as you would expect. Does this sound anything like your experience of the Mitsubishi FTO?

Mitsubishi FTO History

The Mitsubishi FTO was first produced in 1994 for the Japanese market, and it won Car of the year for 1994-95. This car was named after the FTO coupe from 1971 which was one of Mitsubishis first sports cars. FTO stands for ‘Fresh Touring Origination’. The pre facelift version (1994-97) had some cars with 4-speed manual which wasn’t available in the pre-facelift version. The facelift version (1997-2001) had a new front bumper and headlights which were the only exterior changes made to the vehicle. In 2000 Mitsubishi decided to discontinue this car, and the 2001 model year was the last to be produced.


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Fuel Economy

The Mitsubishi FTO was available in 1.8 and 2.0L petrol engines with the 2.0L version being a V6. The most economical of the available engines was the 1.8L, and you should always take into consideration the following factors when considering fuel economy for a vehicle: age, fuel type and engine size. Which engine did you have and how did it perform in terms of fuel economy?


The different gearboxes that have been available for the Mitsubishi FTO have been 4 and 5-speed manual and 4 and 5 speed semi-automatic. Which gearbox did you have and how did you rate its performance? Have a look at our Mitsubishi gearbox section where you can search for your FTO gearbox parts.


If you are looking for Mitsubishi FTO parts then look no further. Here at Breakeryard we have parts available for this vehicle at great prices. Our vast network of UK Breakers has parts for all makes and models. Have a look at the FTO parts page or enter your vehicle details in our part finder to locate the parts you are looking for.