2005 Mitsubishi Lancer

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6 reviews
Available Price Range $1,867-$7,987 Trims3 Combined MPG 26-30 Seats 5

Our Take on the 2005 Mitsubishi Lancer

Our Take

Introduced for 2002, 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 ... Read Full Report

What We Don't Like

  • Ride comfort on rough surfaces
  • Clutch operation
  • Instrument brightness
  • IIHS side-impact crash-test rating
  • ABS not offered on all models

Notable Features

  • 120- or 162-hp four-cylinder
  • Manual or automatic
  • FWD layout
  • Rally-car heritage
  • Three trim levels


Consumer Reviews

4.7 out of 5

Based on 6 reviews

The best car i have ever owned

by white gost from brodheadsville PA on January 25, 2008

i have the Ralliart and i love the car, it is fast i went over 130 and it didnt even feel like i was going that fast. it also takes the turn so good it is just all around a good car. ps good on gas on... 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.


Crash-Test Reports


There are currently 6 recalls for this car.

Safety defects and recalls are relatively common. Stay informed and know what to do ahead of time.

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