Compare 2014 Mitsubishi Lancer vs 2014 Volkswagen Jetta Sedan

2014 Mitsubishi Lancer
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4-Door Sedan Manual FWD ES
Style MPG City MPG Hwy Invoice MSRP
4-Door Sedan Manual FWD ES 25 34 $16,468 $17,195
4-Door Sedan CVT FWD ES 26 34 $17,330 $18,095
4-Door Sedan Manual FWD GT 22 31 $19,582 $20,445
4-Door Sedan CVT AWD SE 22 29 $19,822 $20,695
4-Door Sedan CVT FWD GT 23 30 $20,539 $21,445
4-Door Sedan TC-SST AWD Ralliart 18 25 $27,196 $28,395
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4-Door Manual Base
Style MPG City MPG Hwy Invoice MSRP
4-Door Manual Base 24 34 $15,067 $15,695
4-Door Manual S 24 34 $16,219 $16,895
4-Door Automatic S 23 29 $17,275 $17,995
4-Door Manual PZEV SE 26 36 $18,139 $18,895
4-Door Manual SE 26 36 $18,139 $18,895
4-Door Automatic PZEV SE 25 36 $19,195 $19,995
4-Door Automatic SE 25 36 $19,195 $19,995
4-Door Manual PZEV SE w/Connectivity 26 36 $19,887 $20,715
4-Door Manual SE w/Connectivity 26 36 $19,887 $20,715
4-Door Manual TDI Value Edition 30 42 $20,443 $21,295
4-Door Automatic PZEV SE w/Connectivity 25 36 $20,943 $21,815
4-Door Automatic SE w/Connectivity 25 36 $20,943 $21,815
4-Door DSG TDI Value Edition 30 42 $21,499 $22,395
4-Door Manual PZEV SE w/Connectivity/Sunroof 26 36 $21,499 $22,395
4-Door Manual SE w/Connectivity/Sunroof 26 36 $21,499 $22,395
4-Door Automatic SE w/Connectivity/Sunroof 25 36 $22,555 $23,495
4-Door Automatic SE w/Connectivity/Sunroof PZEV 25 36 $22,555 $23,495
4-Door Manual TDI 30 42 $22,681 $23,625
4-Door Manual GLI 23 33 $23,553 $24,535
4-Door Manual PZEV GLI 23 33 $23,553 $24,535
4-Door DSG TDI 30 42 $23,737 $24,725
4-Door Manual TDI w/Premium 30 42 $24,283 $25,295
4-Door DSG Hybrid 42 48 $24,538 $25,560
4-Door DSG GLI 24 32 $24,610 $25,635
4-Door DSG PZEV GLI 24 32 $24,610 $25,635
4-Door Automatic PZEV SEL 25 36 $24,888 $25,925
4-Door Automatic SEL 25 36 $24,888 $25,925
4-Door DSG TDI w/Premium 30 42 $25,339 $26,395
4-Door Manual TDI w/Premium/Nav 30 42 $25,723 $26,795
4-Door Manual GLI Automaticbahn 23 33 $25,753 $26,825
4-Door Manual PZEV GLI Automaticbahn 23 33 $25,753 $26,825
4-Door Manual GLI Edition 30 23 33 $26,357 $27,455
4-Door Manual PZEV GLI Edition 30 23 33 $26,357 $27,455
4-Door DSG Hybrid SE 42 48 $26,539 $27,645
4-Door DSG TDI w/Premium/Nav 30 42 $26,779 $27,895
4-Door DSG GLI Automaticbahn 24 32 $26,808 $27,925
4-Door DSG PZEV GLI Automaticbahn 24 32 $26,808 $27,925
4-Door DSG GLI Edition 30 24 32 $27,413 $28,555
4-Door DSG PZEV GLI Edition 30 24 32 $27,413 $28,555
4-Door Manual GLI Automaticbahn w/Nav 23 33 $27,701 $28,855
4-Door Manual PZEV GLI Automaticbahn w/Nav 23 33 $27,701 $28,855
4-Door Manual GLI Edition 30 w/Nav 23 33 $28,584 $29,775
4-Door Manual PZEV GLI Edition 30 w/Nav 23 33 $28,584 $29,775
4-Door DSG GLI Automaticbahn w/Nav 24 32 $28,757 $29,955
4-Door DSG PZEV GLI Automaticbahn w/Nav 24 32 $28,757 $29,955
4-Door DSG Hybrid SEL 42 48 $29,035 $30,245
4-Door DSG GLI Edition 30 w/Nav 24 32 $29,641 $30,875
4-Door DSG PZEV GLI Edition 30 w/Nav 24 32 $29,641 $30,875
4-Door DSG Hybrid SEL Premium 42 48 $30,619 $31,895
Pricing
Invoice Price
$16,468
$15,067
Manufacturer Suggested Retail Price
$17,195
$15,695
Monthly Payment Estimate
$287 / month
$262 / month
The Car Connection's Take
TCC Rating
7.6
TCC’s Bottom Line
Driving enthusiasts will find that the Ralliart and Evo deliver thrilling performance; but a drab interior and general lack of refinement limit the appeal of other models in the 2014 Mitsubishi Lancer lineup.
TCC Likes
TCC Dislikes
Fuel Economy
City
25 mpg 24 mpg
Highway
34 mpg 34 mpg
Vehicle
EPA Classification
Compact Cars Compact Cars
Interior Dimensions
Second Hip Room (in)
54.1 -
Front Shoulder Room (in)
54.7 55.2
Second Head Room (in)
36.9 37.1
Passenger Capacity
5 5
Second Shoulder Room (in)
54.3 53.6
Front Leg Room (in)
42.3 41.2
Front Hip Room (in)
53.3 -
Second Leg Room (in)
36.1 38.1
Front Head Room (in)
39.6 38.2
Passenger Volume (ft³)
93.5 94.1
Exterior Dimensions
Track Width, Front (in)
60.2 60.7
Min Ground Clearance (in)
5.5 5.5
Length, Overall (in)
180 182.2
Height, Overall (in)
58.3 57.2
Track Width, Rear (in)
60.2 60.6
Wheelbase (in)
103.7 104.4
Width, Max w/o mirrors (in)
69.4 70
Cargo Area Dimensions
Trunk Volume (ft³)
12.3 15.5
Brakes
Front Brake Rotor Diam x Thickness (in)
10.9 11.3
Disc - Front (Yes or )
Yes Yes
Drum - Rear (Yes or )
Yes NA
Brake ABS System
4-Wheel 4-Wheel
Rear Drum Diam x Width (in)
- NA
Disc - Rear (Yes or )
- Yes
Rear Brake Rotor Diam x Thickness (in)
- 10.7
Fuel Tank
Fuel Tank Capacity, Approx (gal)
15.5 14.5
Steering
Turning Diameter - Curb to Curb (ft)
32.8 36.4
Steering Type
Rack-Pinion Rack-Pinion
Tires
Rear Tire Order Code
NA NA
Front Tire Size
P205/60HR16 P195/65HR15
Spare Tire Size
Compact Full-Size
Front Tire Order Code
NA NA
Spare Tire Order Code
NA NA
Rear Tire Size
P205/60HR16 P195/65HR15
Weight Information
Base Curb Weight (lbs)
2888 2804
Wheels
Spare Wheel Material
Steel Steel
Front Wheel Size (in)
16 X 6.5 15 X 6
Spare Wheel Size (in)
Compact Full-Size
Rear Wheel Material
Steel Steel
Rear Wheel Size (in)
16 X 6.5 15 X 6
Front Wheel Material
Steel Steel
Electrical
Maximum Alternator Capacity (amps)
130 140
Cold Cranking Amps @ 0° F (Primary)
- 540
Engine
Displacement
2.0 L/122 2.0 L/121
SAE Net Horsepower @ RPM
148 @ 6000 115 @ 5200
Engine Type
Regular Unleaded I-4 Regular Unleaded I-4
Fuel System
Sequential MPI Sequential MPI
SAE Net Torque @ RPM
145 @ 4200 125 @ 4000
Engine Order Code
NA NA
Mileage
Fuel Economy Est-Combined (MPG)
28 28
EPA Fuel Economy Est - Hwy (MPG)
34 34
EPA Fuel Economy Est - City (MPG)
25 24
Transmission
Third Gear Ratio (:1)
1.33 1.28
Trans Type
5 5
Drivetrain
Front Wheel Drive Front Wheel Drive
Fifth Gear Ratio (:1)
0.78 0.67
Trans Description Cont. Again
NA NA
Final Drive Axle Ratio (:1)
3.94 3.93
Second Gear Ratio (:1)
1.91 1.95
Trans Order Code
NA NA
Fourth Gear Ratio (:1)
0.97 0.88
Trans Description Cont.
Manual w/OD Manual w/OD
Reverse Ratio (:1)
3.58 3.18
First Gear Ratio (:1)
3.83 3.45
Summary
Vehicle Name
Mitsubishi Lancer Volkswagen Jetta Sedan
Body Style
Sedan Sedan
Suspension
Suspension Type - Rear (Cont.)
Multi-Link Torsion Beam
Suspension Type - Front
Strut Strut
Suspension Type - Front (Cont.)
Strut Strut
Suspension Type - Rear
Multi-Link Torsion Beam
Emissions
Tons/yr of CO2 Emissions @ 15K mi/year
6.6 (Est) 6.4
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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