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2008 Mitsubishi Lancer
2008 Nissan Sentra
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4-Door Sedan Manual DE
Style MPG City MPG Hwy Invoice MSRP
4-Door Sedan Manual DE 21 29 $13,328 $13,990
4-Door Sedan CVT DE 22 29 $14,186 $14,890
4-Door Sedan Manual ES 21 29 $15,329 $16,090
4-Door Sedan CVT ES 22 29 $16,186 $16,990
4-Door Sedan Manual GTS 21 29 $16,757 $17,590
4-Door Sedan CVT GTS 22 29 $17,710 $18,590
4-Door Sedan Manual Evolution GSR 16 22 $31,092 $32,990
4-Door Sedan Manual Evolution MR 17 22 $36,088 $38,290
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4-Door Sedan I4 CVT 2.0
Style MPG City MPG Hwy Invoice MSRP
4-Door Sedan I4 CVT 2.0 25 33 $15,483 $16,140
4-Door Sedan I4 Manual 2.0 S 24 31 $15,275 $16,370
4-Door Sedan I4 CVT 2.0 S 25 33 $16,018 $17,170
4-Door Sedan I4 CVT 2.0 SL 25 33 $17,786 $19,070
4-Door Sedan I4 CVT SE-R 24 30 $18,716 $20,070
4-Door Sedan I4 Manual SE-R Spec V 21 33 $19,181 $20,570
Pricing
Invoice Price
$13,328
$15,483
Manufacturer Suggested Retail Price
$13,990
$16,140
Monthly Payment Estimate
$233 / month
$269 / month
The Car Connection's Take
TCC Rating
7.8
7.8
TCC’s Bottom Line
The 2008 Mitsubishi Lancer is a basic but sporty sedan with some tech features not often offered in this class. The 2008 Nissan Sentra is worth a drive, but its CVT may turn off some buyers.
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Fuel Economy
City
21 mpg 25 mpg
Highway
29 mpg 33 mpg
Vehicle
EPA Classification
Compact Compact
Interior Dimensions
Second Leg Room (in)
36.1 34.5
Front Head Room (in)
39.6 40.6
Passenger Volume (ft³)
94.8 97.4
Second Hip Room (in)
54.1 53.0
Front Shoulder Room (in)
54.7 56.9
Second Head Room (in)
36.9 37.3
Passenger Capacity
5 5
Second Shoulder Room (in)
54.3 55.1
Front Leg Room (in)
42.2 42.4
Front Hip Room (in)
53.3 54.1
Exterior Dimensions
Liftover Height (in)
- TBD - 28.1
Width, Max w/o mirrors (in)
69.4 70.5
Track Width, Front (in)
60.2 59.8
Min Ground Clearance (in)
5.8 5.6
Length, Overall (in)
180.0 179.8
Height, Overall (in)
58.7 59.5
Track Width, Rear (in)
60.2 60.8
Wheelbase (in)
103.7 105.7
Cargo Area Dimensions
Trunk Volume (ft³)
11.6 13.1
Brakes
Disc - Front (Yes or )
Yes Yes
Front Brake Rotor Diam x Thickness (in)
10.9 x - TBD - 11.02 x 0.94
Drum - Rear (Yes or )
Yes Yes
Brake ABS System
NA NA
Disc - Rear (Yes or )
NA NA
Rear Brake Rotor Diam x Thickness (in)
NA NA
Brake Type
Pwr Power
Rear Drum Diam x Width (in)
8.0 x - TBD - 9.0 x - TBD -
Fuel Tank
Fuel Tank Capacity, Approx (gal)
15.3 14.5
Steering
Lock to Lock Turns (Steering)
3.16 2.9
Turning Diameter - Wall to Wall (ft)
- TBD - - TBD -
Steering Ratio (:1), Overall
15.2 16.4
Turning Diameter - Curb to Curb (ft)
32.8 35.4
Steering Type
Pwr Rack & Pinion Pwr Rack & Pinion
Tires
Rear Tire Size
- TBD - P205/60HR15
Rear Tire Order Code
NA NA
Front Tire Size
- TBD - P205/60HR15
Spare Tire Size
- TBD - T125/70D16
Front Tire Order Code
NA NA
Spare Tire Order Code
NA NA
Trailering
Dead Weight Hitch - Max Tongue Wt. (lbs)
- TBD - 100
Wt Distributing Hitch - Max Tongue Wt. (lbs)
- TBD - 100
Dead Weight Hitch - Max Trailer Wt. (lbs)
- TBD - 1000
Wt Distributing Hitch - Max Trailer Wt. (lbs)
- TBD - 1000
Weight Information
Base Curb Weight (lbs)
2922 2925
Wheels
Front Wheel Material
Steel Steel
Spare Wheel Material
- TBD - Steel
Front Wheel Size (in)
16 x - TBD - 15 x 6.5
Spare Wheel Size (in)
Compact 16 x - TBD -
Rear Wheel Material
Steel Steel
Rear Wheel Size (in)
16 x - TBD - 15 x 6.5
Cooling System
Total Cooling System Capacity (qts)
- TBD - 7.4
Electrical
Cold Cranking Amps @ 0° F (Primary)
- TBD - 650
Maximum Alternator Capacity (amps)
120 110
Engine
Displacement
2.0L/122 2.0L/122
SAE Net Horsepower @ RPM
152 @ 6000 140 @ 5100
Engine Type
Gas I4 Gas I4
Fuel System
MIVEC SMPI
SAE Net Torque @ RPM
146 @ 4250 147 @ 4800
Engine Order Code
4B11 NA
Mileage
EPA Fuel Economy Est - City (MPG)
21 25
EPA Fuel Economy Est - Hwy (MPG)
29 33
Transmission
Clutch Size (in)
- TBD - NA
Third Gear Ratio (:1)
1.33 NA
Trans Type
5 1
Fifth Gear Ratio (:1)
0.82 NA
Trans Description Cont. Again
NA NA
Drivetrain
Front Wheel Drive Front Wheel Drive
Reverse Ratio (:1)
3.58 1.75
Second Gear Ratio (:1)
1.91 NA
Trans Order Code
5MT NA
Final Drive Axle Ratio (:1)
4.24 5.41
Fourth Gear Ratio (:1)
1.03 NA
Trans Description Cont.
Manual CVT
Sixth Gear Ratio (:1)
NA NA
First Gear Ratio (:1)
3.54 2.35 - 0.39
Summary
Vehicle Name
Mitsubishi Lancer Nissan Sentra
Body Style
4 Door Sedan 4 Door Sedan
Suspension
Stabilizer Bar Diameter - Rear (in)
NA NA
Suspension Type - Front (Cont.)
NA NA
Shock Absorber Diameter - Front (mm)
- TBD - NA
Stabilizer Bar Diameter - Front (in)
0.79 0.9
Suspension Type - Rear
Multi-Link Torsion Beam
Suspension Type - Rear (Cont.)
NA NA
Shock Absorber Diameter - Rear (mm)
- TBD - NA
Suspension Type - Front
MacPherson Strut Independent Strut

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