2021 Mitsubishi I-MIEV Price And Review – 2021 Mitsubishi i-MIEV
Although the Mitsubishi i-MiEV electric car may assume like a antique from addition time, back the best adventitious of EVs afterwards casting them as super-utilitarian burghal lightweights, the Japanese automaker still builds the i-MiEV, and it was discontinued for the U.S. aloof over two years ago.
Last anniversary a new anamnesis for the 2012-2017 i-MiEV, in U.S. spec, was acquaint by NHTSA. It pertains to the anchor booster—specifically an affair with baptize assimilation that will account bane of the anchor exhaustion pump and its closing failure.
A abstruse advice apprehension apropos the affair explains that “if the anchor exhaustion pump becomes inoperable, this may aftereffect in added endlessly distances, which can access the accident of a crash.” The anchor admonishing lamp will brighten and a admonishing will bell in such an issue—and if so we’d admonish affairs cautiously off the alley as anon as possible.
Although the cartage recalled accommodate the absolute run of U.S. vehicles—those fabricated from October 28, 2011 through June 10, 2016—the affair affects an estimated 2,108 vehicles, or about 1% of those sold.
For non-U.S. vehicles, Mitsubishi addendum that it began application an bigger anchor exhaustion pump for cartage in production, so the new allotment will be installed in recalled vehicles.
2016 Mitsubishi i-MiEV Quick Drive – Portland OR – July 2015 [photo: Doug Berger]
Green Car Reports aftermost collection a Mitsubishi i-MiEV in 2015 and saw the 62-mile archetypal it in a altered added bare-bones light—as a acceptable grocery mule or “station car.” On the acclimated bazaar it ability serve the aforementioned purpose—as continued as that purpose doesn’t booty you far anniversary day (or far from a CHAdeMO fast-charger).
Owners will be notified of the affair starting January 7, 2020, and if they accept any questions they’re brash to alarm the federal agency’s agent assurance hotline, at 888-327-4236, or go to safercar.gov.