3 reviews
2015 Mitsubishi Lancer
2015 Mitsubishi Lancer
Available Price Range $7,211-$17,379 Trims4 Combined MPG 21-29 Seats 5

Our Take on the 2015 Mitsubishi Lancer

Our Take

The compact Lancer sedan covers several bases for Mitsubishi with the entry-level ES, all-wheel-drive SE and performance-oriented GT and all-wheel-drive Ralliart. The Lancer family includes the rally-inspired Evolution sedan, which is covered in a separate report in the Cars.com Research section... Read Full Report

What We Don't Like

  • Lots of noise
  • Gas mileage
  • GT ride quality

Notable Features

  • Backup camera available
  • Choice of four-cylinder engines
  • Manual or CVT automatic
  • High-performance, AWD Ralliart version

Reviews

Consumer Reviews

3.3

Average based on 3 reviews

Write a Review

Safe car!

by Casey6120 from Washington State on January 1, 2015

Beautiful and come to find out, a very safe car. My husband's Lancer was struck by a semi truck who lost their brakes and t-boned our Lancer. The car took the complete impact of the hit! Car was total... Read Full Review

4 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 ES

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

IIHS Ratings

Based on Mitsubishi Lancer ES

G Good
A Acceptable
M Marginal
P Poor

Front

Chest
G
Head/Neck
G
Hip/thigh
G
Lower leg/foot
G
Overall evaluation
A
Retraints and dummy kinematics
M
Structure and safety cage
A

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 ES

Overall
Overall Front
Overall Side
Overall Rollover Rating

NHTSA Ratings

Based on Mitsubishi Lancer ES

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

There is currently 1 recall 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

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