• (4.6) 28 reviews
  • MSRP: $15,705$34,205
  • Body Style: Sedan
  • Combined MPG: 21-22
  • Engine: 286-hp, 2.0-liter I-4 (premium)
  • Drivetrain: All-wheel Drive
  • Transmission: 5-speed manual w/OD
2006 Mitsubishi Lancer Evolution

Our Take on the 2006 Mitsubishi Lancer Evolution

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What We Don't Like

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Notable Features

  • Freshened for 2006
  • More-powerful 2.0-liter four-cylinder
  • Three trim levels
  • Standard AWD
  • Racecar heritage


Our Expert Reviews

Nasty!A short opening paragraph, but appropriate.The 2006 Mitsubishi Evolution IX is exactly that -- nasty, though in a wicked good way.The Evolution line comes from a company that lost its luster in the face of competition from Toyota, Honda, Subaru, Nissan, Kia, and Hyundai. This car helps make Mitsubishi shine again.The ninth-generation Evo, the second of its kind on America's roads, pr... Read full review for the 2006 Mitsubishi Lancer Evolution

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The Last "Real" Evo

by Professional Driver from Phoenix and Marana, AZ on December 20, 2011

Owning an Evo has been a dream of mine since I was a teenager. I was fortunate enough to own one for a year and loved my MR Pros: Angry, high revving turbocharged engine Near perfect steering feel 6 ... Read Full Review

3 Trim Levels Available

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Crash-Test Reports


There are currently 3 recalls for this car.

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Service & Repair

Estimated Service & Repair cost: $4,400 per year.

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