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2003 Mitsubishi Lancer
2003 Mitsubishi Lancer
Available Price Range $978-$5,530 Trims3 Combined MPG 27-30 Seats 5

Our Take on the 2003 Mitsubishi Lancer

Our Take

Introduced in April 2001 at the New York International Auto Show, Mitsubishi’s replacement for the subcompact Mirage exhibits compact dimensions. The Lancer was not developed as an economy car; instead, the foor-door front-wheel-drive (FWD) vehicle had a competition background that evolved ... Read Full Report


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Most reliable car ever.

by A.Murphy from Portland, OR on August 26, 2016

I bought a Lancer new in 2003 and it was one of my best large-purchase decisions. It has been by far the most reliable vehicle I've ever owned. It's zippy, handles well and the gas mileage rivals my m... 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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Crash-Test Reports


There are currently 6 recalls for this car.

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