Mitsubishi FTO/Starion/Galant/Scorpion/Sigma - 2019 Market Review

By: Cliff Chambers, Unique Cars magazine

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Mitsubishi FTO/Starion/Galant/Scorpion/Sigma

Mixing locals and low volume imports in this category indicates the variety of older Mitsubishis available at under $10,000, The one model in here to exceed that price cap is the Starion and even after 35 years it hasn’t as yet clawed back its new-car cost.

Of the rest, early VR4 Galants offer an interesting experience for your $10K and the FTO coupe is something different for enthusiastic youngsters with $5000 for a first car.

The Sigma, once Australia’s best-selling four-cylinder car, has fallen on hard times, as has its two-door Scorpion sibling. A well-preserved Sigma 2.0-litre might cost $5000 however most are faded, priced at or under $1500 and just one roadworthy failure from the scrap yard.

FTO 1994-99 $5065 [11] 

Galant VR4 1989-93 $9160 [5]

Galant VR4 1996-01 $10,000 [2] 

Scorpion $4285 [3]

Starion 1982-89 $22,275 [6] 

Sigma 1978-84  $2900 [9]

[*] = number of recorded sales

(Note: concours & special cars may demand more.)

Numbers from our 2019 Japanese car Market Value Guide.

 

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