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2013 Mitsubishi Lancer Sportback Change
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Selected Style 5-Door Sportback ES FWD
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Trim

Style MPG City MPG Hwy Invoice MSRP
5-Door Sportback FWD ES 24 32 $17,713 $18,495
5-Door Sportback FWD GT 22 29 $20,587 $21,495
2-Door HB Manual *Ltd Avail*
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Trim

Style MPG City MPG Hwy Invoice MSRP
2-Door HB Manual 21 31 $23,035 $23,995
2-Door HB Manual PZEV 21 31 $23,035 $23,995
2-Door HB DSG 24 33 $24,091 $25,095
2-Door HB DSG PZEV 24 33 $24,091 $25,095
2-Door HB Manual w/Convertible & Sunroof 21 31 $25,321 $26,375
2-Door HB Manual PZEV w/Convertible & Sunroof 21 31 $25,321 $26,375
2-Door HB DSG w/Convertible & Sunroof 24 33 $26,377 $27,475
2-Door HB DSG PZEV w/Convertible & Sunroof 24 33 $26,377 $27,475
2-Door HB Manual w/Sunroof & Navi 21 31 $26,827 $27,945
2-Door HB Manual PZEV w/Sunroof & Navi 21 31 $26,827 $27,945
2-Door HB DSG w/Sunroof & Navi 24 33 $27,883 $29,045
2-Door HB DSG PZEV w/Sunroof & Navi 24 33 $27,883 $29,045
2-Door HB Manual Automaticbahn 21 31 $28,795 $29,995
2-Door HB Manual PZEV Automaticbahn 21 31 $28,795 $29,995
2-Door HB DSG Automaticbahn 24 33 $29,851 $31,095
2-Door HB DSG PZEV Automaticbahn 24 33 $29,851 $31,095
4-Door HB Manual 21 31 $23,611 $24,595
4-Door HB Manual PZEV 21 31 $23,611 $24,595
4-Door HB DSG 24 33 $24,667 $25,695
4-Door HB DSG PZEV 24 33 $24,667 $25,695
4-Door HB Manual w/Convertible & Sunroof 21 31 $25,897 $26,975
4-Door HB Manual PZEV w/Convertible & Sunroof 21 31 $25,897 $26,975
4-Door HB DSG w/Convertible & Sunroof 24 33 $26,953 $28,075
4-Door HB DSG PZEV w/Convertible & Sunroof 24 33 $26,953 $28,075
4-Door HB Manual w/Sunroof & Navi 21 31 $27,403 $28,545
4-Door HB Manual PZEV w/Sunroof & Navi 21 31 $27,403 $28,545
4-Door HB DSG w/Sunroof & Navi 24 33 $28,459 $29,645
4-Door HB DSG PZEV w/Sunroof & Navi 24 33 $28,459 $29,645
4-Door HB Manual Automaticbahn 21 31 $29,371 $30,595
4-Door HB Manual PZEV Automaticbahn 21 31 $29,371 $30,595
4-Door HB DSG Automaticbahn 24 33 $30,427 $31,695
4-Door HB DSG PZEV Automaticbahn 24 33 $30,427 $31,695
4-Door HB Manual Wolfsburg 21 31 $24,091 $25,095
4-Door HB Manual PZEV Wolfsburg 21 31 $24,091 $25,095
4-Door HB DSG Wolfsburg 24 33 $25,147 $26,195
4-Door HB DSG PZEV Wolfsburg 24 33 $25,147 $26,195
4-Door HB Manual Driver's Edition 21 31 $28,507 $29,695
4-Door HB Manual PZEV Driver's Edition 21 31 $28,507 $29,695
4-Door HB DSG Driver's Edition 24 33 $29,563 $30,795
4-Door HB DSG PZEV Driver's Edition 24 33 $29,563 $30,795
Pricing
Invoice Price
$17,713
$23,035
Manufacturer Suggested Retail Price
$18,495
$23,995
Monthly Payment Estimate
$308 / month
$400 / month
Dealer Price Quotes
The Car Connection's Take
TCC Rating
Fuel Economy
Fuel Economy - City 24 mpg 21 mpg
Fuel Economy - Highway 32 mpg 31 mpg
Vehicle
Number of Passenger Doors 4 -
EPA Classification Compact Compact Cars
Interior Dimensions
Front Hip Room (in) 53.300 - TBD -
Second Leg Room (in) 35.900 35.5
Front Head Room (in) 39.600 39.3
Passenger Capacity 5 5
Second Hip Room (in) 54.100 - TBD -
Front Shoulder Room (in) 54.700 54.6
Second Head Room (in) 36.800 38.5
Second Shoulder Room (in) 54.300 53.1
Front Leg Room (in) 42.300 41.2
Passenger Volume (ft³) 94.500 93.5
Exterior Dimensions
Track Width, Rear (in) 60.200 59.7
Wheelbase (in) 103.700 101.5
Liftover Height (in) - TBD - - TBD -
Width, Max w/o mirrors (in) 69.400 70.0
Track Width, Front (in) 60.200 60.4
Min Ground Clearance (in) 5.500 5.0
Length, Overall (in) 180.400 165.8
Height, Overall (in) 59.300 57.8
Cargo Area Dimensions
Cargo Volume with Rear Seat Down (ft³) 46.600 - TBD -
Cargo Volume with Rear Seat Up (ft³) 13.800 15.3
Brakes
Rear Drum Diam x Width (in) 8.000 x - TBD - NA
Disc - Front (Yes or ) Yes Yes
Front Brake Rotor Diam x Thickness (in) 10.900 x - TBD - 12.3 x 1.0
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) 8.000 x - TBD - 11.3 x 0.5
Brake Type Pwr Pwr
Fuel Tank
Fuel Tank Capacity, Approx (gal) 14.500 14.5
Steering
Lock to Lock Turns (Steering) 3.090 3.0
Turning Diameter - Wall to Wall (ft) - TBD - - TBD -
Steering Ratio (:1), Overall 14.900 15.6
Turning Diameter - Curb to Curb (ft) 32.800 35.8
Steering Type Electric Pwr Rack & Pinion Pwr Rack & Pinion
Tires
Spare Tire Order Code NA NA
Rear Tire Size P205/60R16 225/40R18
Rear Tire Order Code NA NA
Front Tire Size P205/60R16 225/40R18
Spare Tire Size T145/70D16 Compact
Front Tire Order Code NA NA
Trailering
Dead Weight Hitch - Max Trailer Wt. (lbs) NA NA
Wt Distributing Hitch - Max Trailer Wt. (lbs) NA NA
Dead Weight Hitch - Max Tongue Wt. (lbs) NA NA
Wt Distributing Hitch - Max Tongue Wt. (lbs) NA NA
Weight Information
Base Curb Weight (lbs) 3021 3034
Wheels
Rear Wheel Size (in) 16 x - TBD - 18 x - TBD -
Front Wheel Material Steel Aluminum
Spare Wheel Material - TBD - Steel
Front Wheel Size (in) 16 x - TBD - 18 x - TBD -
Spare Wheel Size (in) Compact Compact
Rear Wheel Material Steel Aluminum
Cooling System
Total Cooling System Capacity (qts) - TBD - 8.4
Electrical
Cold Cranking Amps @ 0° F (Primary) - TBD - - TBD -
Maximum Alternator Capacity (amps) 120 120
Engine
Engine Type Gas I4 Turbocharged Gas I4
Fuel System Electronic Fuel Injection Direct Injection
SAE Net Torque @ RPM 145 @ 4200 207 @ 1800-5000
Engine Order Code 4B11 NA
Displacement 2.0L/122 2.0L/121
SAE Net Horsepower @ RPM 148 @ 6000 200 @ 5100-6000
Mileage
Fuel Economy Est-Combined (MPG) 27 25
EPA Fuel Economy Est - Hwy (MPG) 32 31
EPA Fuel Economy Est - City (MPG) 24 21
Transmission
Trans Order Code NA NA
Drivetrain Front Wheel Drive Front Wheel Drive
Final Drive Axle Ratio (:1) 5.410 3.94/3.09
Fourth Gear Ratio (:1) NA 1.10
Trans Description Cont. Continuously Variable Ratio Manual
Sixth Gear Ratio (:1) NA 0.93
First Gear Ratio (:1) 2.350 - 0.520 3.36
Clutch Size (in) NA - TBD -
Third Gear Ratio (:1) NA 1.47
Trans Type 1 6
Fifth Gear Ratio (:1) NA 1.11
Trans Description Cont. Again NA NA
Reverse Ratio (:1) 1.750 1.64
Second Gear Ratio (:1) NA 2.09
Summary
Body Style Hatchback 2 Door Hatchback
Vehicle Name Mitsubishi Lancer Sportback Volkswagen GTI
Suspension
Shock Absorber Diameter - Rear (mm) - TBD - - TBD -
Suspension Type - Front MacPherson Strut MacPherson Strut
Stabilizer Bar Diameter - Rear (in) NA - TBD -
Suspension Type - Front (Cont.) NA NA
Shock Absorber Diameter - Front (mm) - TBD - - TBD -
Stabilizer Bar Diameter - Front (in) 0.790 - TBD -
Suspension Type - Rear Multi-Link Multi-Link
Suspension Type - Rear (Cont.) NA NA
Emissions
Tons/yr of CO2 Emissions @ 15K mi/year 6.8 7.3
EPA Greenhouse Gas Score 7 - TBD -
Crash Test Ratings
Overall Rating
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Overall Frontal Barrier Crash Rating
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Frontal Barrier Crash Rating Driver
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Frontal Barrier Crash Rating Passenger
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Overall Side Crash Rating
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Side Barrier Rating
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Side Barrier Rating Driver
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Side Barrier Rating Passenger Rear Seat
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Side Pole Rating Driver Front Seat
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Combined Side Rating Front Seat
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Combined Side Rating Rear Seat
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Rollover Rating
 
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