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Selected Style 2008 Mitsubishi Lancer Evolution / Ralliart 4-Door HB SE FWD
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Trim

Style MPG City MPG Hwy Invoice MSRP
4-Door HB FWD SE 24 29 $14,078 $14,965
4-Door HB FWD SXT 24 29 $16,371 $17,485
4-Door HB FWD R/T 23 29 $18,032 $19,310
4-Door HB AWD R/T 21 24 $19,943 $21,410
4-Door HB FWD SRT4 19 27 $21,709 $23,350
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Invoice Price
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$14,078
Manufacturer Suggested Retail Price
N/A
$14,965
Monthly Payment Estimate
$0 / month
$249 / month
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TCC's Bottom Line The 2008 Mitsubishi Lancer Evolution maintains the scorching acceleration and tenacious grip of its predecessor, gains a little more finesse, and does it with much more handsome styling. But beware: It still feels like a tuner car. The Caliber has a very practical layout and quite a few innovative features to get excited about, but it's lacking in driving enjoyment or refinement--even compared to its low-priced competition.
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Fuel Economy
Fuel Economy - City N/A mpg 24 mpg
Fuel Economy - Highway N/A mpg 29 mpg
Vehicle
EPA Classification - Mid-size
Interior Dimensions
Second Hip Room (in) - 49.6
Front Shoulder Room (in) - 54.2
Second Head Room (in) - 38.9
Passenger Capacity - 5
Second Shoulder Room (in) - 53.4
Front Leg Room (in) - 41.8
Front Hip Room (in) - 52.2
Second Leg Room (in) - 35.7
Front Head Room (in) - 39.8
Passenger Volume (ft³) - 95.2
Exterior Dimensions
Min Ground Clearance (in) - 7.7
Length, Overall (in) - 173.8
Height, Overall (in) - 60.4
Track Width, Rear (in) - 59.8
Wheelbase (in) - 103.7
Liftover Height (in) - 27.6
Width, Max w/o mirrors (in) - 68.8
Track Width, Front (in) - 59.8
Cargo Area Dimensions
Cargo Volume with Rear Seat Up (ft³) - 18.5
Cargo Volume with Rear Seat Down (ft³) - 48.0
Brakes
Drum - Rear (Yes or ) - Yes
Brake ABS System - NA
Disc - Rear (Yes or ) - NA
Rear Brake Rotor Diam x Thickness (in) - NA
Brake Type - Pwr
Rear Drum Diam x Width (in) - 9.0 x 1.38
Disc - Front (Yes or ) - Yes
Front Brake Rotor Diam x Thickness (in) - 10.8 x 1.0
Fuel Tank
Fuel Tank Capacity, Approx (gal) - 13.6
Steering
Steering Ratio (:1), Overall - 16.6
Turning Diameter - Curb to Curb (ft) - 35.5
Steering Type - Pwr Rack & Pinion
Lock to Lock Turns (Steering) - 2.88
Turning Diameter - Wall to Wall (ft) - - TBD -
Tires
Rear Tire Order Code - TPB
Front Tire Size - P205/70R15
Spare Tire Size - Compact
Front Tire Order Code - TPB
Spare Tire Order Code - TBC
Rear Tire Size - P205/70R15
Trailering
Wt Distributing Hitch - Max Tongue Wt. (lbs) - 100
Dead Weight Hitch - Max Trailer Wt. (lbs) - 1000
Wt Distributing Hitch - Max Trailer Wt. (lbs) - 1000
Dead Weight Hitch - Max Tongue Wt. (lbs) - 100
Weight Information
Base Curb Weight (lbs) - 2879
Wheels
Spare Wheel Size (in) - Compact
Rear Wheel Material - Steel
Rear Wheel Size (in) - 15 x 6.0
Front Wheel Material - Steel
Spare Wheel Material - Steel
Front Wheel Size (in) - 15 x 6.0
Cooling System
Total Cooling System Capacity (qts) - 7.2
Electrical
Maximum Alternator Capacity (amps) - 120
Cold Cranking Amps @ 0° F (Primary) - 525
Engine
Engine Type - Gas I4
Fuel System - SMPI
SAE Net Torque @ RPM - 125 @ 5200
Engine Order Code - EBA
Displacement - 1.8L/110
SAE Net Horsepower @ RPM - 148 @ 6500
Mileage
EPA Fuel Economy Est - City (MPG) - 24
EPA Fuel Economy Est - Hwy (MPG) - 29
Transmission
Drivetrain - Front Wheel Drive
Reverse Ratio (:1) - 3.42
Second Gear Ratio (:1) - 2.16
Trans Order Code - DD7
Final Drive Axle Ratio (:1) - 4.12
Fourth Gear Ratio (:1) - 1.03
Trans Description Cont. - Manual
Sixth Gear Ratio (:1) - NA
First Gear Ratio (:1) - 3.77
Clutch Size (in) - - TBD -
Third Gear Ratio (:1) - 1.41
Trans Type - 5
Fifth Gear Ratio (:1) - 0.81
Trans Description Cont. Again - NA
Summary
Body Style - Hatchback
Vehicle Name - Dodge Caliber
Suspension
Shock Absorber Diameter - Front (mm) - - TBD -
Stabilizer Bar Diameter - Front (in) - - TBD -
Suspension Type - Rear - Independent
Suspension Type - Rear (Cont.) - NA
Shock Absorber Diameter - Rear (mm) - - TBD -
Suspension Type - Front - Independent
Stabilizer Bar Diameter - Rear (in) - - TBD -
Suspension Type - Front (Cont.) - NA
 
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