Sep 08, 2006 ID: 314
Immediate Release

2006 Galant - Model Highlights

2006 Galant

The Mitsubishi Galant is a modern, well equipped, five passenger, four door, front wheel drive, midsize sedan available in four trim levels to suit a variety of tastes. Built on a unibody chassis, Galant offers first class performance, handling, ride comfort and safety features. Gallant’s practicality, roominess, ergonomics and convenience are complemented by its singular styling and available performance. Galant is offered with two distinct engine / transmission combinations, and the available 3.8 litre V6 is the largest offered in its class. For 2006, key changes are primarily aesthetic, stylistic and comfort / convenience in nature.

Models / Trim Levels

Galant DE, Galant ES, Galant LS, Galant GTS – all four door sedans

Optional Packages

  • Audio Package for ES – 270W Mitsubishi/Infinity 6 CD/MP3 audio system with 8 speakers and steering wheel mounted controls; sport touch steering wheel; theft deterring security alarm system
  • Sunroof Package for ES – One touch power sunroof; overhead storage console with front map lights, illuminated visor mirrors

Comfort & Convenience

  • 140W Mitsubishi CD audio system
  • 2006 – 270W Mitsubishi/Infinity 6 CD/MP3 audio system with 8 speakers and steering wheel mounted controls; Pkg on ES, Std on GTS
  • Air conditioning with electric dial controls
  • One touch power sunroof, Pkg on ES, Std on GTS
  • Auto off headlights
  • Automatic transmission
  • 8-way power adjustable driver seat + lumbar support, Std LS and GTS
  • Leather seating surfaces, GTS only
  • Keyless entry, 4 doors + trunk
  • Heated front seats, GTS only
  • Power Features – brakes, steering, heated sideview mirrors, door locks with lock out protection, windows + driver side auto down
  • Remote hood and power trunk release

Driveline Engineering

  • Front wheel drive
  • Galant DE and ES models are equipped with a 2.4 litre, SOHC, 16 valve, MIVEC 4 cylinder engine producing 160 hp @ 5500 rpm and 157 lb ft of torque @ 4000 rpm, mated to a 4 speed automatic transmission with adaptive shift control
  • Galant LS and GTS feature a 3.8 litre, SOHC, 24 valve V6 producing 230 hp @ 5250 rpm and 250 lb ft of torque @ 4000 rpm. This responsive, powerful V6 employs a Sportronic™ sequential shift 4 speed automatic transmission with adaptive shift control.

Chassis & Suspension

  • Anti-lock brakes (ABS) + Electronic Brakeforce Distribution (EBD); Std on ES, LS and GTS
  • Four wheel disc brakes; LS and GTS models larger front discs
  • Full independent suspension; front MacPherson struts; multilink rear + coil springs; front and rear anti sway bars
  • Power assisted rack and pinion steering
  • Sport Tuned Suspension (springs, shocks) Std on GTS
  • Traction control, Std on LS and GTS
  • Unibody construction
  • 16 “ steel wheels, P215/60 all season tires, DE and ES models
  • 16” aluminum alloy wheels, P215/60 all season tires, Acc on DE, Opt on ES, Std on LS
  • 17 “aluminum alloy wheels, P215/55 all season tires, Std on GTS

Safety & Security

  • Advanced Dual Stage front SRS air bags with passenger seat occupant and driver seat position sensors
  • Front seat mounted side impact air bags with head/chest protection
  • 3 point safety belts for all seating, height adjustable front shoulder anchors
  • Pretentioners and force limiters for front safety belts
  • Child safety locks, rear doors
  • Lower and upper anchors for child seat
  • Emergency illuminated inside trunk release
  • 2006 – Tire pressure monitoring system Opt on ES, Std on LS and GTS
  • Engine Immobilizer
  • 2006 – Theft deterring security alarm system, Pkg on ES, Std on GTS

Exterior Colours (8)

Kalapana Black, Liquid Silver Metallic, Ultra Red Pearl, UV Blue Pearl, Titanium Pearl, Dover White Pearl, Platinum Pearl, Torched Steel Blue Pearl

Key: Acc – extra cost dealer installed accessory; Opt – extra cost stand alone option; Pkg – extra cost factory installed package; Std – standard equipment


Media Contact
Michelle Lee-Gracey
Mitsubishi Motor Sales of Canada
Manager, Public Relations