2013 Mitsubishi Lancer  -  $16,790


Vehicle Details

MSRP: $16,790
Base Invoice: $16,114
Destination Charge: $795
Options: $0
Trim: 4dr Sdn Man DE FWD
Doors: 4
Drive train: Front Wheel Drive
MPG: Avg: 28 | City: 25 | Hwy: 34
Body Style: Man DE FWD
Transmission: 5-speed manual transmission
Engine: 2.0L DOHC MIVEC I4 engine

Pros

Sportback functionality; lots of sporty fun; available all-wheel-drive; excellent performance from Ralliart model; intense performance from the Evolution model


Model Highlights

The 5-seat Lancer comes in two distinct body styles, with a few engines options and a couple of trim levels for each. Lancer DE and ES sedans and Sportbacks are powered by a 2.0L 4-cylinder, producing 152 hp and mated to a standard 5-speed manual transmission.

The Lancer DE comes with plenty of features, such as power windows, doors and mirrors, a 140-watt AM/FM/CD/MP3 stereo with speed-compensated volume and equalization control, remote keyless entry and anti-theft immobilizer, a 12-volt power outlet, anti-lock brakes, passenger and driver airbags, a knee airbag and side-impact airbags. The ES adds on air conditioning, keyless entry and steering wheel audio controls. The ES also has a 60/40 folding rear seat.

Further up the Lancer food chain is the 2.4L 4-cylinder, which delivers 168 hp and powers both the GT and SE Lancer. A 5-speed manual is standard on GT models, but a continuously variable transmission is available and is the only transmission choice on the all-wheel-drive SE. DE, ES and GT Lancers are, by contrast, front-wheel drive.

Next is the Lancer Ralliart. It derives its 237 hp and 253 lb-feet of torque from a turbocharged 2.4L 4-cylinder. That power is put to all four wheels through Mitsubishi's advanced, rally-inspired Twin Clutch-Sportronic Shift Transmission (TC-SST). The Ralliart includes fog lights, rear spoiler, sport-tuned suspension, 18-inch alloy wheels and a limited-slip differential at both the front and the rear. The Ralliart is also available with a couple of nice options, including a 710-watt Rockford-Fosgate system, a navigation system and Recaro sport seats.

The Lancer Sportback is the wagon variant. Available in ES and GT trim, designers kept functionality in mind as much as sportiness and gave it a cargo floor that can be lowered three inches for more space and a rear door that extends all the way to the bumper for loading heavy or cumbersome gear.

The top-of-the-performance-heap Lancer Evolution is an impressive performance sedan by any measure. It features a 2.0L turbocharged 4-cylinder engine that makes 291 horsepower and 300 lb-feet of torque, front and rear limited-slip differentials and a high-tech electronically controlled center differential. Mitsubishi used its knowledge and experience on the rally circuit to perfect the computer-controlled all-wheel drive system found in the Evolution and the result is impressive levels of control and safety even at high speed. The Lancer Evolution is available with either a 5-speed manual transmission or a twin clutch 6-speed.

The Evolution also comes with Brembo 4-piston brakes, 18-inch Enkei alloy wheels, aluminum body panels, a large rear spoiler, fog lamps, active stability control and sports-tuned anti-lock brakes.


Model News

Most of the Changes for 2013 pertain to the all-wheel-drive SE model. All-wheel-drive models are often sold to customers with an active lifestyle, so Lancer SE models are now designed to accommodate Thule cargo racks directly with a simple plug in design. Also new on the SE are 16-inch alloy wheels in an attractive five spoke design. 2013 SE Lancers may now be equipped with the Premium Option Package, which includes a Rockford Fosgate premium audio system, SiriusXM satellite radio, a 6-CD changer, a leather wrapped steering wheel and shift knob and a few other upgraded interior trim parts.


Value Writeup

At the base level, the Lancer packs plenty of fun and safety features into a sub-$15,000 package. The Ralliart model features a mild turbocharged engine but enough performance to still surprise. Sportback models add increased functionality. The base Lancer returns great fuel economy, achieving 25 mpg in the city and 34 mpg on the highway.

The Lancer Evolution continues to be one of the best performance values available. A 291-horsepower turbocharged 4-cylinder engine combined with Mitsubishi's famed Super All-Wheel Control system makes for intense power and control at a price around $35,000.


Tons/yr of CO2 Emissions @ 15K mi/year
6.6

EPA Classification
Compact

EPA Greenhouse Gas Score
7

Drivetrain
Front Wheel Drive

EPA Fuel Economy Est - Hwy
34 MPG

Cruising Range - City
390.00 mi

EPA Fuel Economy Est - City
25 MPG

Fuel Economy Est-Combined
28 MPG

Cruising Range - Hwy
530.40 mi

Engine Order Code
4B11

Engine Type
Gas I4

Displacement
2.0L/122

Fuel System
Electronic Fuel Injection

SAE Net Horsepower @ RPM
148 @ 6000

SAE Net Torque @ RPM
145 @ 4250

Trans Type
5

Trans Description Cont.
Manual

First Gear Ratio (:1)
3.830

Second Gear Ratio (:1)
1.910

Third Gear Ratio (:1)
1.330

Fourth Gear Ratio (:1)
0.970

Fifth Gear Ratio (:1)
0.760

Reverse Ratio (:1)
3.580

Final Drive Axle Ratio (:1)
3.940

Maximum Alternator Capacity (amps)
130

Passenger Capacity
5

Passenger Volume
93.000 ft³

Front Head Room
39.600 in

Front Leg Room
42.300 in

Front Shoulder Room
54.700 in

Front Hip Room
53.300 in

Second Head Room
36.900 in

Second Leg Room
36.100 in

Second Shoulder Room
54.300 in

Second Hip Room
54.100 in

Wheelbase
103.700 in

Length, Overall
180.000 in

Width, Max w/o mirrors
69.400 in

Height, Overall
58.700 in

Track Width, Front
60.200 in

Track Width, Rear
60.200 in

Min Ground Clearance
5.500 in

Trunk Volume
12.300 ft³

Base Curb Weight
2866 lbs

Suspension Type - Front
MacPherson Strut

Suspension Type - Rear
Multi-Link

Stabilizer Bar Diameter - Front
0.790 in

Front Tire Size
P205/60R16

Rear Tire Size
P205/60R16

Spare Tire Size
Compact

Front Wheel Size
16 x -TBD- in

Rear Wheel Size
16 x -TBD- in

Spare Wheel Size
Compact in

Front Wheel Material
Steel

Rear Wheel Material
Steel

Steering Type
Pwr Rack & Pinion

Steering Ratio (:1), Overall
14.900

Lock to Lock Turns (Steering)
3.090

Turning Diameter - Curb to Curb
32.800 ft

Brake Type
Pwr

Brake ABS System
4-Wheel

Disc - Front (Yes or )
Yes

Disc - Rear (Yes or )
Yes

Front Brake Rotor Diam x Thickness
10.900 x -TBD- in

Rear Brake Rotor Diam x Thickness
8.000 x -TBD- in

Fuel Tank Capacity, Approx
15.600 gal

Basic Years
5

Basic Miles/km
60,000

Drivetrain Years
10

Drivetrain Miles/km
100,000

Corrosion Years
7

Corrosion Miles/km
100,000

Roadside Assistance Years
5

Roadside Assistance Miles/km
Unlimited

Overall Rating

Overall Frontal Barrier Crash Rating

Frontal Barrier Crash Rating Driver

Frontal Crash Test Note
Not Applicable

Not Applicable

Overall Side Crash Rating

Side Barrier Rating

Side Pole Rating Driver Front Seat

Male/Female Dummy Note
Male: Average sized adult male dummy in 35-MPH crash into fixed barrier. Rating is evaluation of injury to head, neck, chest, legs. Female: Small-sized adult female dummy in 35-mph crash into fixed barrier. Rating is evaluation of injury to head, neck, chest, legs.

Combined Side Rating Front Seat

Combined Side Rating Rear Seat

Rollover Rating

Rollover Rating Dynamic Test Result
No Tip

Risk of Rollover
12.1%

Side Barrier Rating Driver

Rollover Note
Dynamic (moving) test results (Tip or No Tip) and measured rollover-related properties determine vehicle's risk of rollover in single vehicle crash and its rollover rating. The Rollover Resistance Rating utilizes a "fishhook" maneuver which is a series of abrupt turns at varying speeds to see how "top-heavy" a vehicle is.

Frontal Barrier Crash Rating Passenger

Side Barrier Rating Passenger Rear Seat

Side Barrier Rating Note
Results of side impact barrier & side impact pole tests are different between base seat and optional Recardo seats

2.0L DOHC MIVEC I4 engine

5-speed manual transmission

Front wheel drive

Independent MacPherson strut front suspension

Multi-link rear suspension

Front stabilizer bar

Pwr rack & pinion steering

Pwr front ventilated disc & rear drum brakes

16" steel wheels w/full covers

P205/60R16 all-season tires

Compact spare tire

Lower side air dams

Auto-off halogen headlights

Side marker lights

Black folding pwr mirrors

Variable intermittent windshield wipers w/washer

140-watt AM/FM stereo w/CD/MP3 player -inc: (4) speakers

Roof mounted antenna

4-way adjustable cloth front bucket seats

Rear bench seat -inc: (3) adjustable head restraints

Front center console w/armrest -inc: (2) covered cupholders

Front & rear floor mats

Tilt steering wheel

Tachometer

Monochrome multi-information display -inc: odometer, trip meter, outside temp, average fuel consumption, driving distance to empty, service reminder, drive mode, automatic transmission position, water temp & low fuel warnings, trip computer, seatbelt reminder

Pwr windows -inc: driver side auto up/down

Pwr door locks

Remote trunk & fuel lid release

Anti-theft engine immobilizer

Rear window defroster w/timer

Micron air filtration

12V pwr outlet

Front door storage pockets

Front door panel bottle holders

(4) retractable assist grips

Driver & front passenger sun visors

Trunk lamp

4-wheel anti-lock braking system (ABS) -inc: electronic brake force distribution (EBD)

Active stability control (ASC) w/traction control

Front/rear crumple zones

RISE body construction

Driver & front passenger dual stage airbags -inc: front passenger occupant sensor, front/rear side curtain airbags, driver knee airbag, front side impact airbags

3-point safety belts for all occupants

Height adjustable front shoulder belt anchors -inc: pretensioners

Child safety rear door locks

Rear seat LATCH system (lower anchors & tethers for children)

Interior trunk lid release handle

Tire pressure monitoring system

Active head restraints

 
NATIONAL DESTINATION ADJUSTMENT CHARGE
$0

 
ALASKA DESTINATION ADJUSTMENT CHARGE
$125

 
APEX SILVER METALLIC
$0

 
MERCURY GRAY PEARL
$0

 
WICKED WHITE METALLIC
$0

 
TARMAC BLACK PEARL
$0

 
STANDARD PAINT
$0

 
BLACK, FABRIC SEAT TRIM
$0

 
BEIGE, FABRIC SEAT TRIM
$0

 
EXTERIOR PKG
$875

 
REAR LIP SPOILER
$290

 
POPULAR EQUIPMENT PKG
$350

 
FRONT ALL-WEATHER FLOOR MATS
$80


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