The trunk holds a decent-for-its-class 12. The standard cloth seats were soft, but had enough firmness in the bolsters to hold me in place in corners; the controls were all placed in smart areas; and the sound system was plenty powerful for my taste. Head Room with sunroof - Rear 36. A new 7-inch touch-screen navigation system with real-time traffic information is available. A new 7-inch touch-screen navigation system with real-time traffic information is available. July 23, 2013 Version 3. And free is good, right? Regular Unleaded, 87 octane min.
The Lancer never really gets its fair chance in the compact sedan market, as the Focus, , and Forte really hog up all the attention. They felt well weighted and durable on each and every pull, and I never once worried about possibly owing Mitsu a few hundred bucks if I snapped one. The engine puts down 168 horsepower at 6,000 rpm and 167 pound-feet of torque at 4,100 rpm. Shoulder room - Front 54. One flaw that drove me nuts was the fact that there was a gap between the decorative rings around the gauges and the actual gauges. Any and all commercial uses, including advertising, marketing and merchandising, are strictly prohibited and will be considered a breach of the guidelines. Hip room - Rear 54.
When the driver first rolled up to drop off the Lancer at my house, I immediately took notice of the nifty — but utterly useless — spoiler on the backside and the 18-inch wheels. Interior Dimensions Head Room with sunroof Front 39. . Like most cars in this class, once I examined things a little more closely, I found some weird flaws. Up close, though, I could start picking out the el cheapo stinko things that are on nearly every compact sedan, like the flat-black plastic around the fog lights and under the side-view mirrors. The body has some hard angles to it, the spoiler is sporty, the large grille with the chrome surround is pretty sharp, and the lights are way above its class. While this information is specific to vehicle make, model, model year and body type, your personal information is not taken into consideration and could greatly alter the actual premium quoted by an insurer.
Rear Seat Detail Head Room with sunroof - Front 39. Here's how to disable adblocking on our site. One down side is that this body style has been around since 2008, so it is starting to get some wrinkles here and there — time for a redesign, Mitsu. Swept Area — front 211 sq. The Lancer competes with compact cars like the Ford Focus, Honda Civic, Mazda3 and Nissan Sentra. The only area that the Forte falls short is that it lacks paddle shifters.
I am definitely no fan of the Lancer as a whole lineup — sans the , of course — because it has become a stale look that feels really, really dated. Hip room - Front 53. Additionally, the Forte gets a little better gas mileage at 24 mpg city, 36 mpg highway and 28 mpg combined. If I were a younger man with no child and a desire for a sporty sedan, yes, I would absolutely consider it. A backup camera is also available. The Ford Focus has come a long way from the hated replacement to the Escort in 2000 to one of the leaders in its class in 2014. The Lancer family includes the rally-inspired Evolution sedan and Sportback four-door hatchback, which are covered in separate reports in the Cars.
A drop down menu will appear. The premium has been determined based on annual premium data for defined coverages liability, comprehensive and collision from a major insurer. Also adding a little class to the inside are the gloss-0black accents on the doors and instrument panel. Capacities Passenger Seating 5 5 5 5 Fuel Tank 15. We notice you're using an ad blocker. But ads are also how we keep the garage doors open and the lights on here at Autoblog - and keep our stories free for you and for everyone.
Well, here you go; this damn spoiler is so heavy that lifting the trunk lid is like a trip to the gym. Something that I loved inside the cabin of this car were the paddle shifters. The shifts were crisp and — dare I say — nearly dual-clutch-like. If you'd be so kind as to whitelist our site, we promise to keep bringing you great content. It was sporty enough and the spoiler did add a little extra flair to it all. These are all items that could easily be body color or at least painted gloss black, but I guess Mitsu needs to pinch costs where it can. And thanks for reading Autoblog.
The exact text will differ depending on the actual application you have running. The Lancer competes with compact cars like the Ford Focus, Honda Civic, Mazda3 and Nissan Sentra. A backup camera is also available. Merging on the highway was a breeze, and cruising at highway speeds was relatively quiet for this type of car — you cannot expect much with 18-inch rims and 45 series tires. Sure, they both look really cool and make my inner-teen giggle with glee, but 17-inch wheels would net it a better ride and that spoiler. Factors that will affect your rate include your age, marital status, credit history, driving record, and the garaging address of your vehicle.
If I remember correctly — I am not too sure, as I may have been concussed — I had the lid fall on my head three times — yeah, not fun. In terms of roominess, the Lancer is about average for its class, with 39. The Lancer family includes the rally-inspired Evolution sedan and Sportback four-door hatchback, which are covered in separate reports in the Cars. Shoulder room - Rear 54. Users who violate these usage guidelines will lose downloading privileges and in addition, may be subject to further legal action.