2015 Mitsubishi Lancer Evolution

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2015 Mitsubishi Lancer Evolution
2015 Mitsubishi Lancer Evolution

Key specs

Base trim shown

Overview

The good:

  • Performance
  • Sporty seats
  • Heavy-duty brakes
  • Lots of safety features

The bad:

  • Styling not all that different from regular Lancer
  • Ride may not be sporty enough for some
  • Manual transmission lacks 6th gear

3 trims

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Our 2015 Mitsubishi Lancer Evolution trim comparison will help you decide.

Notable features

  • Touch-screen stereo
  • Manual or automated-manual transmission
  • Standard AWD

2015 Mitsubishi Lancer Evolution review: Our expert's take

What Is the 2015 Mitsubishi Lancer Evolution?

The 2015 Mitsubishi Lancer Evolution is an all-wheel-drive, five-seat sports sedan that competes with the Subaru WRX STI and BMW 135i. Trim levels include the MR, GSR and the Final Edition. The regular Lancer sedan on which it's based is covered separately[4].

What's New on the 2015 Mitsubishi Lancer Evolution?

The most notable update for the 2015 Mitsubishi Lancer Evolution is standard heated side mirrors with turn indicators. A nine-speaker sound system, FAST-key entry system, auto dimming rearview mirror and rain-sensing wipers become standard in the MR model.

How Does the Mitsubishi Lancer Evolution Compare to Other Sport Sedans?

The "Evo" trumps the more genteel Impreza WRX STI and BMW 135i in turning precision, but it's a bully of a sports sedan that's unconcerned if your back is sore. It hasn't changed much in eight model years, and it shows, except in the relatively high price.

What Features in the Mitsubishi Lancer Evolution Are Most Important?

The Mitsubishi Lancer Evolution is powered by a standard 291-horsepower,  turbocharged 2.0-liter four-cylinder engine working with a five-speed manual transmission in the GSR or a six-speed twin-clutch automated manual with paddle shifters in the MR trim level. The Final Edition trim level comes with a 303-hp, turbocharged 2.0-liter four-cylinder paired with a five-speed manual. All Lancer Evolution  models are all-wheel drive. Significant standard features include Recaro-brand front bucket seats, FUSE Hands-Free Link System, 6.1-inch touchscreen stereo, steering-wheel audio controls, tilt steering wheel, automatic climate control, fog lights, CD stereo with a USB port and Bluetooth streaming audio, cruise control and Sirius Satellite Radio. As required in all new cars, Lancers include front airbags, antilock brakes and an electronic stability system.

Significant available features include rear park assist sensors, heated leather seats, nine-speaker audio system, navigation system with 7-inch touchscreen, rain-sensing wipers, Rockford Fosgate premium audio system and xenon high-intensity-discharge headlights.

Should I Buy the Mitsubishi Lancer Evolution?

The Lancer Evo is for shoppers who value sporty style and performance, heavy-duty brakes and a lot of safety features. If you're looking for styling that's significantly different from the original Lancer – or a manual transmission with a 6th gear – you might be disappointed.

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Consumer reviews

Rating breakdown (out of 5):
  • Comfort 4.2
  • Interior design 3.8
  • Performance 4.9
  • Value for the money 4.3
  • Exterior styling 4.8
  • Reliability 4.7

Most recent consumer reviews

4.9

Most fun daily and street car!

What is their to say. The models from 08 to 15 where pretty amazing. The only thing I’ll start off with, is if your looking for a factory carbon fiber or crazy interior don’t stop at the Evo X. The interior is pretty relax compared to WRX models, aside and after that.. epic! Great handling, power control, upgrade options, support from vendors and forums like crazy. Handles like a prob without upgrades. Owned multiple cars, and this by far is my favorite.

4.1

SUPER FUN!!

This car has been in my hands from the beginning. I have been driving it as my daily driver for 5 years now. I have yet to have any major problems with the vehicle. I maintained it excellently and have all the paper work of what service was done and when. I upgraded components on it with the highest of quality. The Akrapovic exhaust is a very rare and wanted exhaust for this vehicle. It is a true sports car and is a beast on the tarmac along with snow.

5.0

Best car ever!

This Car is a complete Evolution u need to be in to feel what evo X is about!!!! No. STi will stand next to the Evolution!!!!

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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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