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2013 Mitsubishi Lancer

2013 Subaru Impreza

  2013 Mitsubishi Lancer GT 2013 Subaru Impreza
Invoice $15,319 $17,104
18/34 25/36
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Bottom Line The 2013 Mitsubishi Lancer models looks sharp and handles well--and the Ralliart and Evo provide all-wheel-drive performance thrills--but there are enough flaws to limit their appeal. Read Full Review The 2013 Impreza retains the Subaru hallmarks of standard all-wheel drive, practicality, and durability, while packing in more features for the money—and it looks good doing it. Read Full Review
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  • Top-notch steering and handling
  • Supportive front seats
  • Sporty Evo look applies to lesser models, too
  • Versatility (Sportback)


  • Noisy cabin
  • Plasticky interior
  • Lackluster gas mileage


  • 36 mpg, in an all-wheel-drive car
  • Standard AWD
  • Responsive, drama-free handling
  • Easy loading, flat cargo floor
  • Attractive styling


  • Road noise
  • Interior trim still feels cheap
  • Lack of advanced infotainment options
  • Mandatory AWD
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