Compare 2014 Mitsubishi Lancer Sportback vs 2014 Toyota Prius C

2014 Mitsubishi Lancer Sportback
2014 Toyota Prius C
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5-Door Sportback FWD ES
Style MPG City MPG Hwy Invoice MSRP
5-Door Sportback FWD ES 24 32 $17,809 $18,595
5-Door Sportback FWD GT 22 29 $21,018 $21,945
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5-Door HB One
Style MPG City MPG Hwy Invoice MSRP
5-Door HB One 53 46 $18,127 $19,080
5-Door HB Two 53 46 $18,829 $20,030
5-Door HB Three 53 46 $20,261 $21,765
5-Door HB Four 53 46 $21,746 $23,360
Pricing
Invoice Price
$17,809
$18,127
Manufacturer Suggested Retail Price
$18,595
$19,080
Monthly Payment Estimate
$310 / month
$318 / month
The Car Connection's Take
TCC Rating
6.8
TCC’s Bottom Line
The 2014 Toyota Prius C is the cheapest member of the Prius family, by roughly $5,000, but its gas mileage is the same 50 mpg as most other Priuses.
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Fuel Economy
City
24 mpg 53 mpg
Highway
32 mpg 46 mpg
Vehicle
EPA Classification
Small Station Wagon Compact Cars
Interior Dimensions
Second Hip Room (in)
54.1 50.8
Front Shoulder Room (in)
54.7 52.3
Second Head Room (in)
36.8 37
Second Shoulder Room (in)
54.3 51.7
Front Leg Room (in)
42.3 41.7
Passenger Volume (ft³)
94.5 87.4
Front Hip Room (in)
53.3 51
Second Leg Room (in)
35.9 35
Front Head Room (in)
39.6 38.6
Passenger Capacity
5 5
Exterior Dimensions
Min Ground Clearance (in)
5.5 -
Length, Overall (in)
180.4 157.3
Height, Overall (in)
59.3 56.9
Track Width, Rear (in)
60.2 58.1
Wheelbase (in)
103.7 100.4
Width, Max w/o mirrors (in)
69.4 66.7
Track Width, Front (in)
60.2 58.3
Cargo Area Dimensions
Cargo Volume with Rear Seat Down (ft³)
46.6 -
Cargo Volume with Rear Seat Up (ft³)
13.8 17.1
Brakes
Drum - Rear (Yes or )
Yes Yes
Brake ABS System
4-Wheel 4-Wheel
Disc - Rear (Yes or )
NA -
Rear Brake Rotor Diam x Thickness (in)
NA -
Rear Drum Diam x Width (in)
NA -
Disc - Front (Yes or )
Yes Yes
Front Brake Rotor Diam x Thickness (in)
10.9 -
Fuel Tank
Fuel Tank Capacity, Approx (gal)
15.3 9.5
Steering
Turning Diameter - Curb to Curb (ft)
32.8 31.4
Steering Type
Rack-Pinion Rack-Pinion
Tires
Rear Tire Size
P205/60HR16 P175/65HR15
Rear Tire Order Code
NA NA
Front Tire Size
P205/60HR16 P175/65HR15
Spare Tire Size
Compact Compact
Front Tire Order Code
NA NA
Spare Tire Order Code
NA NA
Weight Information
Base Curb Weight (lbs)
3043 2500
Wheels
Front Wheel Material
Steel Steel
Spare Wheel Material
Steel Steel
Front Wheel Size (in)
16 X 6.5 15 X 5
Spare Wheel Size (in)
Compact Compact
Rear Wheel Material
Steel Steel
Rear Wheel Size (in)
16 X 6.5 15 X 5
Electrical
Maximum Alternator Capacity (amps)
130 -
Engine
Engine Type
Regular Unleaded I-4 Gas/Electric I-4
Fuel System
Sequential MPI Sequential MPI
SAE Net Torque @ RPM
145 @ 4200 82 @ 4000
Engine Order Code
NA NA
Displacement
2.0 L/122 1.5 L/91
SAE Net Horsepower @ RPM
148 @ 6000 99 @ 4800
Mileage
EPA Fuel Economy Est - City (MPG)
24 53
Fuel Economy Est-Combined (MPG)
27 50
EPA Fuel Economy Est - Hwy (MPG)
32 46
Transmission
Reverse Ratio (:1)
1.75 -
Trans Order Code
NA NA
Trans Description Cont.
CVT w/OD CVT w/OD
First Gear Ratio (:1)
2.35 - 0.59 -
Final Drive Axle Ratio (:1)
5.41 -
Trans Type
6 1
Drivetrain
Front Wheel Drive Front Wheel Drive
Trans Description Cont. Again
NA NA
Summary
Body Style
Hatchback Hatchback
Vehicle Name
Mitsubishi Lancer Sportback Toyota Prius c
Suspension
Suspension Type - Rear
Multi-Link Torsion Beam
Suspension Type - Rear (Cont.)
Multi-Link Torsion Beam
Suspension Type - Front
Strut Strut
Suspension Type - Front (Cont.)
Strut Strut
Emissions
Tons/yr of CO2 Emissions @ 15K mi/year
6.8 (Est) 3.6 (Est)
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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