(4.5) 6 reviews
MSRP: $4,629$16,945
Body Style: Sedan
Combined MPG: 20-28
Engine: 148-hp, 2.0-liter I-4 (regular gas)
Drivetrain: Front-wheel Drive
Transmission: 5-speed manual w/OD
2013 Mitsubishi Lancer

Our Take on the 2013 Mitsubishi Lancer

Our Take

The compact Lancer sedan line covers several bases for Mitsubishi, from the entry-level DE to the sportier ES and all-wheel-drive SE and performance-oriented GT and all-wheel-drive Ralliart. The Lancer family includes the rally-inspired Evolution sedan and Sportback five-door hatchback, which ar... Read Full Report

What We Don't Like

  • Lots of noise
  • Gas mileage
  • GT ride quality
  • 60/40-split folding rear seat not standard (DE)
  • Air conditioning not standard (DE)

Notable Features

  • New Premium Package for SE AWD
  • Choice of four-cylinder engines
  • Manual or CVT automatic
  • Standard front-wheel drive
  • High-performance, AWD Ralliart version

Reviews

Our Expert Reviews

Unless your family is need of a budget-friendly compact vehicle that offers all-wheel drive, there aren't many other reasons to consider the 2013 Mitsubishi Lancer. I don't enjoy picking on an underdog, but the Mitsubishi Lancer is in the competitive compact sedan segment. With a ho-hum driving experience, dated interior styling and not a whole lot of storage space, the Lancer didn&... Read full review for the 2013 Mitsubishi Lancer

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Consumer Reviews

4.5

Average based on 6 reviews

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Best Performing Car I've owned

by Mitsubishi Enthusiast from Juneau, AK on February 8, 2014

I bought the Mitsubishi Lancer 2013 for about $20,000, and I have been using it since: going to work, taking the kids to football training, everything. It is great value for money, with a city mpg of ... Read Full Review

5 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.

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
G
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
Overall Front
Overall Side
Overall Rollover Rating

NHTSA Ratings

Based on Mitsubishi Lancer DE

Overall
Overall Front
Overall Side
Overall Rollover Rating
Driver's
Passenger's
Side Barrier
Side Barrier Rating Driver
Side Barrier Rating Passenger Rear Seat
Side Pole
Side Pole Barrier combined (Front)
Side Pole Barrier combined (Rear)
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

Great news! There are currently no known recalls on 2013 Mitsubishi Lancer.


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