2015 Mitsubishi Lancer

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$17,395

starting MSRP

Key specs

Base trim shown

Sedan

Body style

28

Combined MPG

5

Seating capacity

180” x 58.3”

Dimensions

Front-wheel drive

Drivetrain

Overview

The good:

  • Angular good looks
  • Cabin design
  • GT's handling
  • Acceleration with 2.4-liter

The bad:

  • Lots of noise
  • Gas mileage
  • GT ride quality

4 trims

Starting msrp listed lowest to highest price

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Notable features

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

2015 Mitsubishi Lancer review: Our expert's take

Vehicle Overview

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. The Lancer competes with compact cars like the Ford Focus, Honda Civic, Mazda3 and Nissan Sentra.

New for 2015
All models now have heated side mirrors with turn indicators, and new standard features consist of 16-inch alloy wheels, a Fuse hands-free system with USB port, a six-speaker audio system and fog lights. A Value Package includes 16-inch alloy wheels, Link System, high contrast meters and rear disc brakes. The Sun and Sound Package (available on the Lancer GT) has a glass sunroof, nine-speaker sound system and high-intensity-discharge headlights.

Below is a list of highlighted features and not an exhaustive list. Features are standard unless otherwise noted.

Exterior Highlights

  • Forward-leaning grille; Ralliart’s version is more aggressive
  • Hood scoop (Ralliart)
  • Standard 16-inch wheels; available 18-inch wheels
  • Available bi-xenon high-intensity-discharge headlights
  • Available rear-wing spoiler

Interior Highlights

  • Seats five
  • Available heated leather seats
  • 60/40-split folding rear seat
  • Air conditioning
  • Odor-absorbing headliner
  • Available auto dimming rearview mirror (Ralliart)
  • Available navigation system 
  • Available All Weather Package with remote engine start

Under the Hood

  • 148-horsepower, 2.0-liter four-cylinder engine
  • Available 168-hp, 2.4-liter four-cylinder
  • Available 237-hp, turbocharged 2.0-liter four-cylinder
  • Front-wheel drive; all-wheel drive available
  • Five-speed manual or continuously variable automatic transmission
  • Available six-speed, twin-clutch automated manual transmission (Ralliart)

Safety Features

  • Required in every new car: front airbags, antilock brakes and an electronic stability system
  • Side-impact airbags for the front seats
  • Side curtain airbags for both rows
  • Knee airbag for the driver
  • Anti-theft engine immobilizer
  • Available backup camera

 

Consumer reviews

Rating breakdown (out of 5):
  • Comfort 4.2
  • Interior 4.1
  • Performance 4.6
  • Value 4.3
  • Exterior 4.5
  • Reliability 4.4

Most recent consumer reviews

5.0

Love Lance my Lancer

Cory Raley sold me this car, and so far I’m in love with it. Slick design, reliable, affordable, and clean. I was showed every tiny blemish from the previous owners. Everything was super small scuffs or scratches, which I fully expect when buying a used car. Will keep this car from years and years to come.

1.0

Car was in a accident and radiator was damaged

I think I was lied to repeat lot about it not being a accident the raditor is caved the oil wasn’t changed and the transmission fluid was so low it would of blown up in a week

5.0

Extremely Happy

I couldn't be happier! It's a great car. Low mileage one owner and it runs great. Gets good gas mileage and I love the way it looks.

See all 21 consumer reviews

Safety

Based on the 2015 Mitsubishi Lancer base trim.
Combined side rating front seat
5
Combined side rating rear seat
3
Frontal barrier crash rating driver
5
Frontal barrier crash rating passenger
4
Overall frontal barrier crash rating
4
Overall rating
4
Overall side crash rating
4
Risk of rollover
12.1%
Rollover rating
4
Side barrier rating
4
Side barrier rating driver
5
Side barrier rating passenger rear seat
3
Side pole rating driver front seat
5

Warranty

New car and Certified Pre-Owned programs by Mitsubishi
New car program benefits
Bumper-to-bumper
36 months/36,000 miles
Corrosion
84 months/100,000 miles
Powertrain
60 months/60,000 miles
Roadside assistance
60 months/unlimited distance
Certified Pre-Owned program benefits
Maximum age/mileage
Less than 5 years/less than 60,000 miles
Basic warranty terms
Remainder of original 5 years/60,000 miles
Powertrain
Remainder of original 10-year/100,000 miles
Dealer certification required
123-point inspection
Roadside assistance
Yes
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