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Selected Style 4-Door Sedan S
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Trim

Style MPG City MPG Hwy Invoice MSRP
4-Door Sedan S 25 35 $15,724 $16,640
4-Door Sedan SE 25 35 $16,131 $17,270
4-Door Sedan SES 25 35 $17,587 $18,870
4-Door Sedan SEL 25 34 $18,315 $19,670
4-Door Sedan Manual DE FWD
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Trim

Style MPG City MPG Hwy Invoice MSRP
4-Door Sedan Manual FWD DE 24 33 $14,648 $15,295
4-Door Sedan Manual FWD ES 24 33 $15,989 $16,695
4-Door Sedan CVT FWD ES 25 33 $16,851 $17,595
4-Door Sedan Manual FWD GTS 22 31 $18,671 $19,495
4-Door Sedan CVT FWD GTS 23 30 $19,629 $20,495
4-Door Sedan TC-SST AWD Ralliart 17 25 $26,525 $27,695
5-Door Sportback Manual FWD ES 24 32 $16,373 $17,095
5-Door Sportback CVT FWD ES 25 33 $17,235 $17,995
5-Door Sportback Manual FWD GTS 22 31 $19,054 $19,895
5-Door Sportback CVT FWD GTS 23 29 $20,012 $20,895
5-Door Sportback TC-SST AWD Ralliart 17 25 $26,908 $28,095
4-Door Sedan Manual AWD Evolution GSR 17 23 $32,655 $34,095
4-Door Sedan TC-SST AWD Evolution MR 17 22 $35,721 $37,295
Pricing
Invoice Price
$15,724
$14,648
Manufacturer Suggested Retail Price
$16,640
$15,295
Monthly Payment Estimate
$277 / month
$255 / month
Dealer Price Quotes
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TCC Rating
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TCC's Bottom Line From true economy car to sophisticated junior sport sedan or sporty hatchback, the 2011 Mitsubishi Lancer has it covered—albeit with a few flaws.
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Fuel Economy
Fuel Economy - City 25 mpg 24 mpg
Fuel Economy - Highway 35 mpg 33 mpg
Vehicle
EPA Classification Compact Compact
Interior Dimensions
Second Leg Room (in) 36.1 36.1
Front Head Room (in) 39.2 39.6
Second Hip Room (in) 50.9 54.1
Front Shoulder Room (in) 53.4 54.7
Passenger Volume (ft³) 93.4 93.5
Second Head Room (in) 38.3 36.9
Second Shoulder Room (in) 53.6 54.3
Front Leg Room (in) 41.7 42.3
Passenger Capacity 5 5
Front Hip Room (in) 50.4 53.3
Exterior Dimensions
Width, Max w/o mirrors (in) 67.8 69.4
Track Width, Front (in) 58.6 60.2
Min Ground Clearance (in) - TBD - 5.5
Length, Overall (in) 175.0 180.0
Height, Overall (in) 58.6 58.7
Track Width, Rear (in) 58.1 60.2
Wheelbase (in) 102.9 103.7
Liftover Height (in) 29.1 - TBD -
Cargo Area Dimensions
Trunk Volume (ft³) 13.8 12.3
Brakes
Front Brake Rotor Diam x Thickness (in) 10.8 x - TBD - 10.9 x - TBD -
Drum - Rear (Yes or ) Yes NA
Brake ABS System 4-wheel 4-Wheel
Disc - Rear (Yes or ) NA Yes
Rear Brake Rotor Diam x Thickness (in) - TBD - 8.0 x - TBD -
Brake Type Pwr Pwr
Rear Drum Diam x Width (in) - TBD - NA
Disc - Front (Yes or ) Yes Yes
Fuel Tank
Fuel Tank Capacity, Approx (gal) 13.5 15.6
Steering
Turning Diameter - Wall to Wall (ft) - TBD - - TBD -
Steering Ratio (:1), Overall 15.8 15.2
Turning Diameter - Curb to Curb (ft) 34.2 32.8
Steering Type Pwr Rack & Pinion Pwr Rack & Pinion
Lock to Lock Turns (Steering) - TBD - 3.16
Tires
Rear Tire Size P195/60TR15 P205/60R16
Rear Tire Order Code - TBD - NA
Front Tire Size P195/60TR15 P205/60R16
Spare Tire Size Compact Compact
Front Tire Order Code - TBD - NA
Spare Tire Order Code - TBD - NA
Trailering
Wt Distributing Hitch - Max Trailer Wt. (lbs) 1000 - TBD -
Dead Weight Hitch - Max Tongue Wt. (lbs) 100 - TBD -
Wt Distributing Hitch - Max Tongue Wt. (lbs) 150 - TBD -
Dead Weight Hitch - Max Trailer Wt. (lbs) 1000 - TBD -
Weight Information
Base Curb Weight (lbs) 2672 2900
Wheels
Spare Wheel Material Steel - TBD -
Front Wheel Size (in) 15 x - TBD - 16 x - TBD -
Spare Wheel Size (in) Compact Compact
Rear Wheel Material Steel Steel
Rear Wheel Size (in) 15 x - TBD - 16 x - TBD -
Front Wheel Material Steel Steel
Cooling System
Total Cooling System Capacity (qts) - TBD - - TBD -
Electrical
Cold Cranking Amps @ 0° F (Primary) - TBD - - TBD -
Maximum Alternator Capacity (amps) 110 120
Engine
Fuel System SMPI Electronic Fuel Injection
SAE Net Torque @ RPM 136 @ 4250 145 @ 4200
Engine Order Code 99N 4B11
Displacement 2.0L/121 2.0L/122
SAE Net Horsepower @ RPM 140 @ 6000 148 @ 6000
Engine Type Gas I4 Gas I4
Mileage
Fuel Economy Est-Combined (MPG) 29 28
EPA Fuel Economy Est - Hwy (MPG) 35 33
EPA Fuel Economy Est - City (MPG) 25 24
Transmission
Sixth Gear Ratio (:1) NA NA
First Gear Ratio (:1) 3.67 3.83
Clutch Size (in) - TBD - - TBD -
Third Gear Ratio (:1) 1.45 1.33
Trans Type 5 5
Drivetrain Front Wheel Drive Front Wheel Drive
Fifth Gear Ratio (:1) 0.77 0.76
Trans Description Cont. Again NA NA
Reverse Ratio (:1) 3.72 3.58
Second Gear Ratio (:1) 2.14 1.91
Trans Order Code - TBD - NA
Final Drive Axle Ratio (:1) 3.56 3.94
Fourth Gear Ratio (:1) 1.03 0.97
Trans Description Cont. Manual w/OD Manual
Summary
Vehicle Name Ford Focus Mitsubishi Lancer
Body Style 4 Door Sedan 4 Door Sedan
Suspension
Stabilizer Bar Diameter - Rear (in) NA NA
Suspension Type - Front (Cont.) MacPherson Strut NA
Shock Absorber Diameter - Front (mm) - TBD - - TBD -
Stabilizer Bar Diameter - Front (in) 0.83 0.79
Suspension Type - Rear Independent Multi-Link
Suspension Type - Rear (Cont.) SLA NA
Shock Absorber Diameter - Rear (mm) - TBD - - TBD -
Suspension Type - Front Independent MacPherson Strut
Emissions
Tons/yr of CO2 Emissions @ 15K mi/year 6.5 6.7
EPA Greenhouse Gas Score 7 7
Crash Test Ratings
Overall Rating - -
Overall Frontal Barrier Crash Rating - -
Frontal Barrier Crash Rating Driver - -
Frontal Barrier Crash Rating Passenger - -
Overall Side Crash Rating - -
Side Barrier Rating - -
Side Barrier Rating Driver - -
Side Barrier Rating Passenger Rear Seat - -
Side Pole Rating Driver Front Seat - -
Combined Side Rating Front Seat - -
Combined Side Rating Rear Seat - -
Rollover Rating
 
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