• (4.7) 6 reviews
  • MSRP: $2,651$16,243
  • Body Style: Hatchback
  • Combined MPG: 21-28
  • Engine: 143-hp, 2.0-liter I-4 (regular gas)
  • Drivetrain: Front-wheel Drive
  • Transmission: 5-speed manual w/OD
2011 Mitsubishi Lancer Sportback

Our Take on the 2011 Mitsubishi Lancer Sportback

Our Take

Mitsubishi's compact Lancer gained a hatchback version for the 2010 model year. Dubbed the Lancer Sportback, the hatchback is offered with a choice of three four-cylinder engines: two naturally aspirated and one turbocharged. Competitors include the Subaru Impreza and Mazda3. The Lancer sed... Read Full Report

What We Don't Like

  • Cabin can get noisy on the highway
  • Cargo area with seats up isn't much bigger than sedan's
  • Radio skimps on buttons
  • Design looks a little truncated from some angles

Notable Features

  • New base ES model
  • Unique hatchback styling
  • 168-hp four-cylinder
  • Turbocharged all-wheel-drive Ralliart version
  • Available dual-clutch transmission (Ralliart)

Reviews

Consumer Reviews

4.7

Average based on 6 reviews

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Good car/under appreciated in the Car world

by EVOowner from Virginia on January 29, 2012

My wife and I replaced her Focus ST with Sportsback GTS CVT. I hate having an auto, but the paddle shift do the job for entertainment in curves. The 2.4L excellerates better than the eclipse GS both 3... Read Full Review

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Safety

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Recalls

There are currently 2 recalls for this car.


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Service & Repair

Estimated Service & Repair cost: $3,900 per year.

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