(4.8) 20 reviews
MSRP: $1,495$5,687
Body Style: Sedan
Combined MPG: 27-29
Engine: 120-hp, 2.0-liter I-4 (regular gas)
Drivetrain: Front-wheel Drive
Transmission: 4-speed automatic w/OD
2002 Mitsubishi Lancer

Our Take on the 2002 Mitsubishi Lancer

Our Take

Introduced in April 2001 at the New York International Auto Show, Mitsubishi’s replacement for the subcompact Mirage has grown to compact dimensions. Rather than being developed as an economy car, the 2002 Lancer has a competition background that evolved from the Lancer Evolution World Rall... Read Full Report


Our Expert Reviews

Perhaps it's not as important what the 2002 Mitsubishi Lancer sedan is as what it will be. Reportedly the new Lancer has been earmarked to serve as the platform for the next-generation DaimlerChrysler small car to be produced at Belvidere in the '04 timeframe, whether that vehicle is called Neon or given a new moniker. D/C owns a 34 percent stake in Mitsubishi. And that same Lanc... Read full review for the 2002 Mitsubishi Lancer

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by Ken from NY on October 8, 2009

Just bought my 02 lancer oz a week ago. ALways loved the look to them. The best thing about the car is the handleing, i love it. Wish it was faster, but thats what aftermarket parts are for. Comfort, ... Read Full Review

3 Trims Available

A trim is a style of a vehicle model. Each higher trim has different or upgraded features from the previous trim along with a price increase. Learn more about trims

Trims Explained

When talking about cars, “trims” is a way of differentiating between different versions of the same model. Typically, most start with a no-frills, or “base” trim, and as features are added, or a different engine, drivetrain (gas vs. hybrid, for example) or transmission are included, trim names change and prices go up.

It’s important to carefully check the trims of the car you’re interested in to make sure that you’re getting the features you want, or that you’re not overpaying for features you don’t want.


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There are currently 4 recalls for this car.

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