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2014 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 $17,809 $18,595
5-Door Sportback FWD GT 22 29 $21,018 $21,945
4-Door HB Manual Wolfsburg PZEV
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Emissions

Trim

Style MPG City MPG Hwy Invoice MSRP
4-Door HB Manual PZEV Wolfsburg 21 31 $24,091 $25,095
4-Door HB DSG PZEV Wolfsburg 24 32 $25,147 $26,195
4-Door HB Manual PZEV Driver's Edition 21 31 $28,507 $29,695
4-Door HB DSG PZEV Driver's Edition 24 32 $29,563 $30,795
Pricing
Invoice Price
$17,809
$24,091
Manufacturer Suggested Retail Price
$18,595
$25,095
Monthly Payment Estimate
$310 / month
$418 / 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
EPA Classification Small Station Wagon Compact Cars
Interior Dimensions
Passenger Capacity 5 5
Second Hip Room (in) 54.1 -
Front Shoulder Room (in) 54.7 54.7
Second Head Room (in) 36.8 38.5
Second Shoulder Room (in) 54.3 52.8
Front Leg Room (in) 42.3 41.2
Passenger Volume (ft³) 94.5 92.9
Front Hip Room (in) 53.3 -
Second Leg Room (in) 35.9 35.5
Front Head Room (in) 39.6 39.3
Exterior Dimensions
Track Width, Front (in) 60.2 60.4
Min Ground Clearance (in) 5.5 5
Length, Overall (in) 180.4 165.9
Height, Overall (in) 59.3 57.8
Track Width, Rear (in) 60.2 59.7
Wheelbase (in) 103.7 101.5
Width, Max w/o mirrors (in) 69.4 70
Cargo Area Dimensions
Cargo Volume with Rear Seat Down (ft³) 46.6 46
Cargo Volume with Rear Seat Up (ft³) 13.8 15.2
Brakes
Front Brake Rotor Diam x Thickness (in) 10.9 12.3
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) NA 10.7
Rear Drum Diam x Width (in) NA NA
Disc - Front (Yes or ) Yes Yes
Fuel Tank
Fuel Tank Capacity, Approx (gal) 15.3 14.5
Steering
Steering Type Rack-Pinion Rack-Pinion
Turning Diameter - Curb to Curb (ft) 32.8 35.8
Tires
Spare Tire Order Code NA NA
Rear Tire Size P205/60HR16 P225/40HR18
Rear Tire Order Code NA NA
Front Tire Size P205/60HR16 P225/40HR18
Spare Tire Size Compact Full-Size
Front Tire Order Code NA NA
Weight Information
Base Curb Weight (lbs) 3043 3113
Wheels
Rear Wheel Size (in) 16 X 6.5 18 X 7.5
Front Wheel Material Steel Aluminum
Spare Wheel Material Steel Steel
Front Wheel Size (in) 16 X 6.5 18 X 7.5
Spare Wheel Size (in) Compact Full-Size
Rear Wheel Material Steel Aluminum
Electrical
Maximum Alternator Capacity (amps) 130 120
Cold Cranking Amps @ 0° F (Primary) - 480
Engine
SAE Net Horsepower @ RPM 148 @ 6000 200 @ 5100
Engine Type Regular Unleaded I-4 Intercooled Turbo Premium Unleaded I-4
Fuel System Sequential MPI Gasoline Direct Injection
SAE Net Torque @ RPM 145 @ 4200 207 @ 1700
Engine Order Code NA NA
Displacement 2.0 L/122 2.0 L/121
Mileage
EPA Fuel Economy Est - Hwy (MPG) 32 31
EPA Fuel Economy Est - City (MPG) 24 21
Fuel Economy Est-Combined (MPG) 27 25
Transmission
Reverse Ratio (:1) 1.75 3.99
Trans Order Code NA NA
Trans Description Cont. CVT w/OD Manual w/OD
First Gear Ratio (:1) 2.35 - 0.59 3.36
Final Drive Axle Ratio (:1) 5.41 3.94
Trans Type 6 6
Drivetrain Front Wheel Drive Front Wheel Drive
Trans Description Cont. Again NA NA
Second Gear Ratio (:1) - 2.09
Fourth Gear Ratio (:1) - 1.10
Sixth Gear Ratio (:1) - 0.93
Third Gear Ratio (:1) - 1.47
Fifth Gear Ratio (:1) - 1.11
Summary
Body Style Hatchback Hatchback
Vehicle Name Mitsubishi Lancer Sportback Volkswagen GTI
Suspension
Suspension Type - Rear Multi-Link Multi-Link
Suspension Type - Rear (Cont.) Multi-Link Multi-Link
Suspension Type - Front Strut Strut
Suspension Type - Front (Cont.) Strut Strut
Emissions
Tons/yr of CO2 Emissions @ 15K mi/year 6.8 (Est) 7.2
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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