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2009 Mitsubishi Galant Preview Albany NY

New Sport models join the Galant lineup for 2009, with 4-cylinder or V-6 power, as the midsize sedan gets a moderate freshening. Another trim level disappears this season, and the Galant lineup again is topped by a sportier-yet Ralliart edition with 28 extra hp.

Mangino Mitsubishi
(518) 373-4100
1658 Route 9
Clifton Park, NY
 
Rockaway Mitsubishi
(516) 612-7230
679 Rockaway Tpke
Lawrence, NY
 
Mitsubishi At Drivers Village
(315) 453-9901
5885 East Circle Dr
Cicero, NY
 
Mitsubishi Heavy Industries
(212) 956-8947
630 5th Ave
New York, NY
 
Paolozzi Mitsubishi
(315) 768-6209
9372 River Rd
Marcy, NY
 
Premium Mitsubishi
(914) 576-6800
New Rochelle, NY
 
Mitsubishi Potamkin
(212) 408-2880
286 Madison Ave
New York, NY
 
Wantagh Mitsubishi
(516) 785-4300
PO Box 1100
Wantagh, NY
 
Five Towns Mitsubishi Sales
(516) 371-3600
550 Burnside Ave
Inwood, NY
 
Yonkers Mitsubishi
(914) 771-5800
594 Tuckahoe Rd
Yonkers, NY
 

2009 Mitsubishi Galant Preview

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Critical Knowledge:

  • Refreshed exterior for 2009

  • New front and rear sheetmetal

  • New Sport Edition and Sport V6

  • Four-cylinder or V-6 engine

  • DE trim level dropped, leaving four choices

Introduction
Mitsubishi revamped its midsize Galant sedan for the 2007 model year. Wearing

a fresh look for 2009, the Galant gains new front and rear sheetmetal and gets a modified lineup. Made in the United States, the front-wheel-drive Galant competes against the major midsize sedans: Honda Accord, Toyota Camry and Nissan Altima. A new 4-cylinder Sport Edition joins the 2009 lineup, along with a Sport V6. At the same time, Mitsubishi is abandoning the bottom-rung DE trim level. Last year, the Galant lineup slimmed down as well, losing the prior SE and GTS versions. Galants are produced in Normal, IL, along with Mitsubishi's Eclipse and Endeavor models. Sales of the 2009 Galant begin in February 2008.

Model Lineup
Four Galant models are offered for the 2009 model year: base-level ES, new Sport Edition, Sport V6, and sport-focused Ralliart. In addition to special styling cues, Mitsubishi's Ralliart models get special suspension tuning for a tighter feel on the road, the company says.

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