• (4.1) 21 reviews
  • MSRP: $2,929$14,389
  • Body Style: Sedan
  • Combined MPG: 21-28
  • Engine: 143-hp, 2.0-liter I-4 (regular gas)
  • Drivetrain: Front-wheel Drive
  • Transmission: 5-speed manual w/OD
2011 Mitsubishi Lancer

Our Take on the 2011 Mitsubishi Lancer

Our Take

The Lancer competes against other small sedans like the Ford Focus, Honda Civic and Mazda3, and there's a high-performance Ralliart trim level.The Lancer Ralliart bears some resemblance to the high-power Lancer Evolution and features a turbocharged four-cylinder engine, Mitsubishi's tw... Read Full Report

What We Don't Like

  • 60/40-split folding rear seat not standard
  • Air conditioning not standard

Notable Features

  • High-performance Ralliart version
  • Optional CVT
  • FWD or AWD
  • Improved fuel economy

Reviews

Consumer Reviews

4.1

Average based on 21 reviews

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I love this car...

by Lancer Lover from Chandler, Arizona on April 14, 2011

I've had the 2011 Lancer GTS for three months now and I have had zero complaints. I wanted the red but settled on the Wicked White with sunroof and I've been very happy with it. The styling turns head... Read Full Review

4 Trim Levels Available

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Safety

Crash-Test Reports

IIHS Ratings

Based on Mitsubishi Lancer DE

Head Restraints and Seats
G
Moderate overlap front
G
Roof Strength
G
Side
G

IIHS Ratings

Based on Mitsubishi Lancer DE

G Good
A Acceptable
M Marginal
P Poor

Head Restraints and Seats

Dynamic Rating
G
Overall Rear
G
Seat Head/Restraint Geometry
G

Moderate overlap front

Chest
G
Head/Neck
G
Left Leg/Foot
G
Overall Front
G
Restraints
G
Right Leg/Foot
G
Structure/safety cage
G

Other

Roof Strength
G

Side

Driver Head Protection
G
Driver Head and Neck
G
Driver Pelvis/Leg
A
Driver Torso
G
Overall Side
G
Rear Passenger Head Protection
G
Rear Passenger Head and Neck
G
Rear Passenger Pelvis/Leg
G
Rear Passenger Torso
G
Structure/safety cage
A
Insurance Institute for Highway Safety (IIHS) is a nonprofit research and communications organization funded by auto insurers. IIHS rates vehicles good, acceptable, marginal or poor based on performance in high-speed front and side crash tests. IIHS also evaluates seat/head restraints for protection against neck injuries in rear impacts.

NHTSA Ratings

Based on Mitsubishi Lancer DE

Overall Rollover Rating

NHTSA Ratings

Based on Mitsubishi Lancer DE

Overall Rollover Rating
National Highway Traffic Safety Administration (NHTSA) is part of the U.S. Department of Transportation. NHTSA provides vehicle safety information such as front- and side-crash ratings and rollover ratings. Vehicles are rated using a star rating system from 1-5 stars, with 5 being the highest.

Recalls

There are currently 4 recalls for this car.


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

Safety defects and recalls explained

Service & Repair

Estimated Service & Repair cost: $3,900 per year.

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