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Mitsubishi Lancer:Review the specs, features and pros & cons

Mitsubishi Lancer side view
Mitsubishi Lancer angular front perspective
Mitsubishi Lancer angular rear perspective

Overview of the Mitsubishi Lancer

Learn about the Mitsubishi Lancer

Mitsubishi Lancer Summary

The Mitsubishi Lancer continues to be a strong seller in Canada, even though new models stopped appearing in showrooms in 2017. That popularity is partly due to seriously competitive pricing and the choice between automatic or manual transmission models.The Lancer’s ease of driving means it’s still regarded as one of the best compact cars around, and the all-wheel drive system gives it tight cornering capabilities. Couple that agility with easy-to-use interior features and powerful performance compared to similar sedans, and you’ve got a go-to vehicle for bargain hunters and performance enthusiasts alike.

Pros and cons of the Mitsubishi Lancer

  • Easy-to-use interior features
  • Choice of manual or automatic transmission
  • All-wheel drive
  • No advanced safety technology
  • No Apple CarPlay or Android Auto
  • No longer produced for North America
This is general information and should not be relied on as purchasing advice.

Safety ratings of the Mitsubishi Lancer

Safety ratings provided by NHTSA

  • Number of airbags7

Specifications of the Mitsubishi Lancer

Key specifications available across all trim levels
  • Seats5
  • Doors4
  • Fuel typeGas
  • TransmissionAutomatic or Manual
  • City consumption7.9 - 12.2 L/100km
  • Highway consumption5.7 - 8.2 L/100km
  • Width1760 mm
  • Length4570 - 4625 mm
  • Trunk space283 - 348 L
  • Cargo space283 - 348 L
Exact values depend on trim and engine choice.

Trims available with the Mitsubishi Lancer

What is a trim? Trims are different options of the same car with different features and equipment. The specs depend on the trim you choose.This variant of the Mitsubishi Lancer 2008 - 2017 is available in 9 trims:

DE trim features and specs

Frequently asked questions about the Mitsubishi Lancer

Dimensions of the Mitsubishi Lancer

Vehicle dimensions
YearHeight fromWidth fromLength from
Exact values depend on trim choices.
20171480 mm1760 mm4625 mm
20161480 mm1760 mm4625 mm
20151480 mm1760 mm4570 mm
20131480 mm1760 mm4570 mm
20121480 mm1760 mm4570 mm
20111480 mm1760 mm4570 mm
20101490 mm1760 mm4570 mm
20091490 mm1760 mm4570 mm
20081490 mm1760 mm4570 mm