Which Mitsubishi Lancer Model Is the Best?
The Mitsubishi Lancer is well-known as the value leader among sedans with all-wheel drive (AWD). It is a sharp-looking vehicle and comes with an impressive 10-year/100,000-mile powertrain warranty. Lancer is offered in four trim levels with two engines. The base engine is a 2.0-liter I-4 with 148 horsepower, 145 lb-ft of torque, front-wheel-drive and your choice of a 5-speed manual transmission or automatic CVT. You can upgrade to a 2.4-liter I-4 with 168 horsepower, 167 lb-ft, AWD and automatic CVT. Even the base Lancer ES model comes with tons of standard features.
The Lancer ES 2.0 comes with the base engine, manual transmission, 16-inch bi-color alloy wheels, fog lights, LED running lights, auto-off halogen headlights, heated side view mirrors, a 4-speaker AM/FM/CD audio system with a 6.1-inch display, HD Radio, multi-information display, rear-view camera, FUSE Hands-free Link System with Bluetooth technology, soft-touch upper-door trim and USB port, automatic climate control and keyless entry. Safety features include four-wheel disc brakes, ABS with Electronic Brakeforce Distribution, Active Stability Control, Traction Control Logic, Tire Pressure Monitoring System and 7 airbags. You can also get the Lancer ES 2.4 with the larger engine, automatic transmission and AWD
The Lancer LE comes with the features of the ES 2.0 and adds a 6.5-inch display audio, Apple CarPlay, Android Auto, 16-inch black painted alloy wheels, power glass sunroof with tilt & slide and one-touch open/close switch, black painted roof, red-stitched leather-wrapped steering wheel, brake lever and shift knob, red-stitched door trim, armrests and seats, aluminum pedals, and blackened pillars and headliner. Option packages include the All-Weather Packages, Interior Package (premium shift knob, aluminum brake grip), LED Illumination Package (floor, interior and map lights) and Popular Equipment Package (alloy fuel door, trunk mat and door sill scuff plates).
The SE comes with the 2.4-liter engine, AWD and CVT. It adds 18-inch bi-color alloy wheels, sport-tuned suspension, 3-month free subscription to SiriusXM, FAST-Key passive entry, heated front seats, 6-speaker audio system, and available Navigation System Package.
The top-trim Lancer SEL gives you all the SE features plus leather seats, green laminated windshield, rain-sensing windshield wipers, automatic headlights, available power glass sunroof, rear parking sensors, roof-rack crossbars and a 710-watt Rockford Fosgate premium audio system with 9 speakers.
Which trim level is best? The answer is that they are all excellent values, so you can’t make a mistake with any of them. We invite you to check out the new Lancer inventory at our Mitsubishi dealership. We always deliver first-class service, so come in today!