(4.4) 7 reviews
MSRP: $12,141$23,573
Body Style: Sedan
Combined MPG: 22
Engine: 271-hp, 2.0-liter I-4 (premium)
Drivetrain: All-wheel Drive
Transmission: 5-speed manual w/OD
2004 Mitsubishi Lancer Evolution

Our Take on the 2004 Mitsubishi Lancer Evolution

Our Take

When the Mitsubishi Lancer Evolution VII racecar was revealed at the 2001 New York International Auto Show, it was fitted with a 280-horsepower engine and all-wheel drive. Two years later, a street version emerged.Sometimes dubbed "Evo," the rally sports-inspired model is the eighth Evolution car... Read Full Report

What We Don't Like

  • Pending further review

Notable Features

  • 271-hp engine
  • Rally-racing heritage
  • AWD
  • Brembo brakes
  • New lightened RS edition


Consumer Reviews


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Best bang for the buck

by Evo for life from San Diego on July 20, 2009

This is one of the greatest cars ever made by Mitsubishi. It handles like a dream and pretty much outperforms any things on the street. With a little modifications one can imagine what this thing can ... Read Full Review

2 Trims Available

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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.


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There are currently 2 recalls for this car.

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