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1990 Mitsubishi Mighty Max Pickup 2 Dr STD Standard Cab SBReview
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For The Money, I Don't Think You Can Beat It For A Versatile Daily Driver. — I like it because I had a '95 and am familiar with this type of vehicle. Maintenance costs won't break the bank because these are tough little trucks often averaging a lifespan of 200k or more miles with only routine maintenance. The most important item is the timing belt or timing chain, which MUST be replaced at recommended intervals to avoid costly repairs later. Like I said, for the money, it's hard to beat!

Primary Use: Utility (towing boats, transporting cargo, etc.)

Pros: Even though it's 25 years old, it's still a fun little inexpensive truck to drive and haul small cargo in if necessary.

Cons: I don't think it would be very comfortable on a long haul because it lacks many of the amenities of today's vehicles.

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1990 Mitsubishi Mighty Max Pickup 2 Dr STD Standard Cab SBReview
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Dream Vehicle — I fell in love with this vehicle on the car lot and had to have it. I bought it after looking it over, but didn't know it was even a standard until I drove it lot. So, I managed to get it home then had to get a friend to teach me how to drive a standard transmission. I would have kept it, but less than 2 months later, when driving home from work, I was tboned by a drunk driver, totalling my car.

Primary Use: Commuting to work

Pros: great

Cons: nothing

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An Old-school Japanese Truck —

The Mighty Max began back in the late seventies and transgressed until the mid ninties. The truck did have mutiple "generations", but in reality not much ever changed on the vehicle. The key words to this little truck are minimalistic and strength. If you do not "need" it...they did not offer it. Comfort is a far cry from stength. The truck is built like a tank. Really! In Japan this vehicle was known as the Forte and was about the largest civil truck available in Japan. Therefore, they were built much stonger than many full-size trucks in the USA. Here we have the Ranger and S-10 which were not built to be very tough. Hence, if you needed a tough truck you bought an F-150 or a Silverado... in Japan you did not have that option. The Mighty Max has a full ladder box frame complete with six lug wheels and full bumpers. The truck has an on-board capacity of over 1500 lbs! In total the truck only weighs 2,500 empty due to its minimalistic approach. The engine is strong and pulls very well, although don't expect 60 mph anytime before 10 seconds. If you remove the rack and really slam on it, I think that it could beat the RX-7 in straight line performance though. It does move pretty good. The handling is surprisingly good with manual steering that is very precise. Body roll is nill due to the oversize leaf springs and huge shock absorbers. The truck is a real blast to drive. The rack on top allows me to transport my canoe, kayack, or anything else. My motorcyeles drive right up into the bed on ramps that mount onto the rack for transit. Excellent set-up. Excellent truck. I would not trade it for anything new!

Pros: Haul anything, anywhere, anytime, any distance appeal. Great brakes, strong engine and tranny. Really old-school. Has a nice sound to it. (really) REAR WHEEL DRIVE!

Cons: ***Rust prone Japanese steel. Very loud at highway speeds. My motorcycle is more comfortable on long trips!

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The Grey Heap — Horrible vehicle all around, Where do i start? Well if you could get all of the emission controls to work all at once she would finally start but who knows how long. The thing was falling apart at the seams just sitting. Defiantly one of the ugliest vehicles ever. I bought it for $500 with a bad motor and went through two more just trying to get it to be road-worthy. The best fuel economy it ever got was 15 mpg out of 2.6L 4-cyl. Only things it had going for it were the 4WD and the bed for hauling.

Primary Use: Utility (towing boats, transporting cargo, etc.)

Pros: It could haul some stuff and it would go some places that SOME other cars cant.

Cons: Absolutely terrible quality.

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Reviews From Other Years

1994 Mitsubishi Mighty Max Pickup Reviews

Mighty Max By Bo

It was a nice little pickup. the seats werent very comfortable and it wasnt the most powerful thing, but i never had any problems with it. the ride was stiff because it was a legitimate one ton pick... Read More

1993 Mitsubishi Mighty Max Pickup Reviews

I Loved This Truck! Hated To Sell It, Still Miss It, Want It Back. By Benjamin

Performance: no power steering, but handles like a dream. accelerations was amazing for a truck. and the stopping power was incredible. one time i stopped [from 35-0] in about ten feet. the gears help... Read More

I Loved This Vehicle. I Really Wish I Wouldnt Have Sold It For My Neon By Benjamin

this is the best car i have ever owned. this thing could do 0-60 in about four seconds. im not even kidding. its running a 2.4 four cylinder, and weighed about 1800 pounds. it was a five speed manual ... Read More

1992 Mitsubishi Mighty Max Pickup Reviews

Sowy By willbeck47

Always runs even after sitting in freezing weather for 3 weeks. Can load a ton of stuff in there with no problems. Mine goes from 0-60 in 9.6 seconds. Average mpg 22-23. 4 cyl 5 speed is great fun to ... Read More

1991 Mitsubishi Mighty Max Pickup Reviews

Great Little Truck By Fletcher

i absolutely love my little truck its a blast to drive and it performs exceptionally well for just a little 2.4L for a 700 dollar truck that needed a 100 dollar fuel pump you cant find anything bett... Read More

Alright By Michelle

It looks great, it handles fairly well, it needs a new alternator and heads, it accelerates really slowly, does not have a great take off, the interior and exterior are still in great shape, but other... Read More

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