13 reviews
2004 Mitsubishi Lancer
2004 Mitsubishi Lancer
Available Price Range $1,147-$5,671 TrimsN/A Combined MPG 26-32 SeatsN/A

Our Take on the 2004 Mitsubishi Lancer

Our Take

Introduced for the 2002 model year, the compact Mitsubishi Lancer wasn’t developed as an economy car. Instead, the four-door front-wheel-drive sedan had a competition background that evolved from the Lancer Evolution World Rally Car.Three versions of the Lancer have been offered: base ES, mi... Read Full Report

What We Don't Like

  • Ride comfort on rough surfaces
  • Clutch operation
  • Instrument brightness
  • Side-impact crash-test rating

Notable Features

  • 120- or 162-hp engine
  • FWD layout
  • Rally-car heritage
  • Manual or automatic


Our Expert Reviews

Lancer Ralliart is the middle child of the Mitsubishi family of compact sports sedans. There are three flavors of sport-enhanced Lancers, starting at the top with the fast and furious Evolution, a true high-performance sedan packing a turbocharged 271 horsepower and fully developed race suspension. Known to its pals as Evo, it has become one of the most popular sporting machines a... Read full review for the 2004 Mitsubishi Lancer

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Consumer Reviews


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Best value in this class

by topchieff from Libertyville on March 3, 2007

Amazing how much quality and fun you can buy for so much less. really happy that I did not get the Civic or the corolla. Great platform for people who want to make more of their mid size sedan and rea... Read Full Review


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Crash-Test Reports


There are currently 6 recalls for this car.

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