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  • 2009 Mitsubishi Lancer

    #21 in 2009 Compact Cars

  • 2008 Mitsubishi Lancer

  • Prices

    • MSRP
    • $14,540
    • $13,990
    • Avg. Paid
    • $5,165
    • N/A

    U.S. News Scores

    • Overall
    • 7.4 /10
    • 7.7 /10
    • Critics' Rating
    • 8.0 /10
    • 7.9 /10
    • Performance
    • 7.5 /10
    • 7.4 /10
    • Interior
    • 7.1 /10
    • 7.0 /10
    • Safety
    • 9.1 /10
    • 9.6 /10
    • Reliability
    • 2.0 /5
    • 2.0 /5
    • Cost to Own
    • 9.5 /10
    • N/A

    Pros & Cons

    • Pros
      • Crisp steering and strong handling
      • Comfortable seats
      • Good safety ratings
      • Striking exterior styling compared to other cars in its class
      • Crisp steering compliments excellent overall handling capabilities
      • Well-liked seats, especially the sport seats on the GTS model
    • Cons
      • Sluggish base engine
      • Poor interior quality
      • The one available engine suffers from disappointing acceleration
      • Though the interior build quality has improved, it still doesn't equal what the best of this class can offer
      • Air conditioning isn't standard on the base model
      • Federal government safety concern during side-impact testing

    General Specs

    • Transmission
    • Manual
    • Manual
    • Drivetrain
    • Front Wheel Drive
    • Front Wheel Drive
    • Fuel/Engine
    • Gas I4 2.0L/122
    • Gas I4 2.0L/122
    • MPG
    • 22 City / 30 Hwy
    • 21 City / 29 Hwy

    Exterior

    Body
    • Body Style
    • 4 Door Sedan
    • 4 Door Sedan
    Dimensions
    • Wheelbase (in.)
    • 103.7
    • 103.7
    • Length, Overall (in.)
    • 180.0
    • 180.0
    • Width, Max w/o mirrors (in.)
    • 69.4
    • 69.4
    • Height, Overall (in.)
    • 58.7
    • 58.7
    Doors & Windows
    • Rear Defrost
    • Standard
    • Standard
    • Power Windows
    • Standard
    • Standard
    Exterior Features
    • Rear Spoiler
    • Optional
    •  
    Measurements
    • Base Curb Weight (lbs.)
    • 2922
    • 2922
    Tires & Wheels
    • Tires - Front All-Season
    • Standard
    • Standard
    • Tires - Rear All-Season
    • Standard
    • Standard
    • Compact Spare Tire
    • Standard
    • Standard
    • Tire Pressure Monitoring System
    • Standard
    • Standard
    • Steel Wheels
    • Standard
    • Standard
    • Wheel Covers
    • Standard
    • Standard
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    Interior

    Convenience & Comfort
    • Auxiliary Pwr Outlet
    • Standard
    • Standard
    • Vehicle Anti-Theft System
    • Standard
    • Standard
    • Fog Lamps
    • Optional
    • Optional
    • Auto-Off Headlights
    • Standard
    • Standard
    • Adjustable Steering Wheel
    • Standard
    • Standard
    • Trip Computer
    • Standard
    • Standard
    • Remote Trunk Release
    • Standard
    • Standard
    • Intermittent Wipers
    • Standard
    • Standard
    • Variable Speed Intermittent Wipers
    • Standard
    • Standard
    • Power Mirrors
    • Standard
    • Standard
    • Power Passenger Mirror
    • Standard
    • Standard
    • Passenger Vanity Mirror
    • Standard
    • Standard
    • Power Steering
    • Standard
    • Standard
    Dimensions
    • Passenger Capacity
    • 5
    • 5
    • Passenger Volume (cu. ft.)
    • 93.5
    • 94.8
    • Front Head Room (in.)
    • 39.6
    • 39.6
    • Front Leg Room (in.)
    • 42.2
    • 42.2
    • Front Shoulder Room (in.)
    • 54.7
    • 54.7
    • Front Hip Room (in.)
    • 53.3
    • 53.3
    • Second Head Room (in.)
    • 36.9
    • 36.9
    • Second Leg Room (in.)
    • 36.1
    • 36.1
    • Second Shoulder Room (in.)
    • 54.3
    • 54.3
    • Second Hip Room (in.)
    • 54.1
    • 54.1
    • Trunk Volume (cu. ft.)
    • 12.3
    • 11.6
    Entertainment
    • AM/FM Stereo
    • Standard
    • Standard
    • CD Changer
    • Optional
    • Optional
    • CD Player
    • Standard
    • Standard
    • MP3 Player
    • Standard
    • Standard
    Seats
    • Cloth Seats
    • Standard
    • Standard
    • 2nd Row Bench Seat
    • Standard
    • Standard
    • Bucket Seats
    • Standard
    • Standard
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    Safety

    Airbags
    • Driver Air Bag
    • Standard
    • Standard
    • Passenger Air Bag On/Off Switch
    • Standard
    • Standard
    • Passenger Air Bag
    • Standard
    • Standard
    • Front Head Air Bag
    • Standard
    • Standard
    • Front Side Air Bag
    • Standard
    • Standard
    Brakes
    • Front Disc/Rear Drum Brakes
    • Standard
    • Standard
    Safety Features
    • Daytime Running Lights
    • Standard
    • Standard
    • Child Safety Locks
    • Standard
    • Standard
    • Emergency Trunk Release
    • Standard
    • Standard
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    Mechanical

    Engine & Performance
    • Front Wheel Drive
    • Standard
    • Standard
    • 4 Cylinder Engine
    • Standard
    • Standard
    • Engine Type
    • Gas I4
    • Gas I4
    • Displacement
    • 2.0L/122
    • 2.0L/122
    • Horsepower (Net @ RPM)
    • 152 @ 6000
    • 152 @ 6000
    • Torque (Net @ RPM)
    • 146 @ 4250
    • 146 @ 4250
    • Transmission
    • Manual
    • Manual
    • Turning diameter
    • 32.8
    • 32.8
    Fuel
    • Gasoline Fuel
    • Standard
    • Standard
    • EPA Fuel Economy Est - City (MPG)
    • 22
    • 21
    • EPA Fuel Economy Est - Hwy (MPG)
    • 30
    • 29
    • Fuel Tank Capacity, Approx (gal.)
    • 15.3
    • 15.3
    Suspension
    • Suspension Type - Front
    • MacPherson Strut
    • MacPherson Strut
    • Suspension Type - Rear
    • Multi-Link
    • Multi-Link
    Transmission
    • Manual
    • Standard
    • Standard
    • 5-Speed Manual
    • Standard
    • Standard

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