Yet those craving track time will want to head straight to the Evo; its much stronger 291-hp engine and sophisticated all-wheel drive system are complemented by serious performance upgrades all around--even a strengthened body structure and aluminum panels--to deliver awesome performance and grip. The overarching design of the Lancer attractive, bold, and practical, and it still manages to stand out in a good way, seven years after its introduction. The 2015 Mitsubishi Lancer has certainly begun to show its age, though it remains relatively handsome, practical, and bold—regardless of your choice between the five-door hatchback or four-door sedan. Yet that only goes so far. Don't think Mitsubishi only offers performance-grade Lancers, though.
I'm just crossing my fingers at this point and hoping it doesn't need major repairs before we can pay off enough of the loan to justify selling it. Additionally, a harsh ride and spastic transmissions result in poor performance. Other standard features include sport fabric seating surfaces, an aluminum hood with heat extractor vent and chrome side lower door molding. Both of the automatic gearboxes result in poor performance, regardless of the paired engine. The 2015 Mitsubishi Lancer has a predicted reliability rating of 2.
The 2015 Mitsubishi Lancer comes with all of the expected safety technologies, as well as the crisp, direct driving dynamics you'd need to potentially avoid an accident. In our experience, the issue here is not a lack of braking power, but rather the unusually low grip from the car's high-performance summer tires. The model was sold under different body versions, and starting 1992 it received an Evolution version - which is basically a high-performance version featuring a 2. In stop-and-go traffic, it's difficult to accelerate smoothly thanks to a poorly-tuned throttle, which either gives nothing in the way of power or snaps heads back into headrests. Used 2015 Mitsubishi Lancer Performance and Interior The 2015 Mitsubishi Lancer has a wide range of available engines.
To become certified pre-owned, each vehicle must pass a 123-point inspection. The Premium package adds a sunroof, keyless ignition and entry, a nine-speaker Rockford Fosgate audio system and a leather-wrapped steering wheel. The Civic even delivers better performance than the Lancer, with a supple ride, a smooth powertrain, and great fuel efficiency. You might hope that Evolution or Ralliart models would be a step up in refinement, but they're really not, and those with back issues shouldn't even think about it. You also get five years of roadside assistance if you service it at a Mitsubishi dealership.
They include a four-speaker audio system and an auxiliary input. Performance Evolution models feature a turbocharged engine that produces either 293 or 303 horsepower. How Safe Is the Lancer? As of 2012, the Impreza is powered by a new 2. Please visit for more information. For example, we cannot describe the ride as smooth for passengers. Introduction Aggressive styling cues along with available all-wheel drive and a lively driving personality made the current-generation Lancer a standout when it was first introduced.
Click past the jump to read more about the 2014 Mitsubishi Lancer. Otherwise, most cabin materials are hard plastics that give the Lancer a low-rent feel. Although there the Lancer is lacking inspiration inside, it tends to make up for that with a neat, responsive driving experience. Automotive journalists say that the 2015 Mitsubishi Lancer has nimble handling and optional engines that deliver strong acceleration. The pain is temporary though, because after the first time it cleverly remembers you and hooks straight up automatically. Fortunately, the rear seats fold down 60:40 if you need to lug around big things or just more stuff.
If you move up to the 168-horsepower, 2. When it arrives, it's phenomenal, and delivered confidently with an Active Center Differential, helical-gear front differential, and Active Yaw Control, altogether giving this plebeian sedan the agility, tractability, and poise to match much more expensive sport machines. The car has tan cloth seats that seem to get stained just from you looking at them. Unfortunately, base model offers no leather surfaces, but you can bump up to the Ralliart version, which includes then, or you can pay for them. That was nearly a decade ago, though, and the 2015 Mitsubishi Lancer is up against a segment of more recently introduced compact cars that are far more capable and desirable.
The Fuse system lacks some of Sync's functions and commands, but for the most part, it works pretty well. The manual transmission is a little spongy and the interior is lacking. The car does have Bluetooth capability but it takes a long time to connect, and when I try to use the voice prompts to make a call it often can't understand what I am saying, even when I speak slowly and clearly. Although even the base Lancer isn't a slouch on performance, poor fit and finish and unforgiving road noise can make driving it feel more like a chore than a treat. Please return to the previous page to try again or contact if you feel that you have received this message in error. Several are four-cylinders that make between 148 and 237 horsepower the latter comes from a turbocharged power plant.