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2013 Volkswagen GLI
2013 Mitsubishi Lancer
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4-Door Sedan Manual
Style MPG City MPG Hwy Invoice MSRP
4-Door Sedan Manual 22 33 $22,987 $23,945
4-Door Sedan Manual PZEV 22 33 $22,987 $23,945
4-Door Sedan DSG 24 32 $24,043 $25,045
4-Door Sedan DSG PZEV 24 32 $24,043 $25,045
4-Door Sedan Manual Automaticbahn 22 33 $25,147 $26,195
4-Door Sedan Manual PZEV Automaticbahn 22 33 $25,147 $26,195
4-Door Sedan DSG Automaticbahn 24 32 $26,203 $27,295
4-Door Sedan DSG PZEV Automaticbahn 24 32 $26,203 $27,295
4-Door Sedan Manual Automaticbahn w/Nav 22 33 $27,072 $28,200
4-Door Sedan Manual PZEV Automaticbahn w/Nav 22 33 $27,072 $28,200
4-Door Sedan DSG Automaticbahn w/Nav 24 32 $28,128 $29,300
4-Door Sedan DSG PZEV Automaticbahn w/Nav 24 32 $28,128 $29,300
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4-Door Sedan Manual FWD DE
Style MPG City MPG Hwy Invoice MSRP
4-Door Sedan Manual FWD DE 25 34 $15,319 $15,995
4-Door Sedan Manual FWD ES 25 34 $16,373 $17,095
4-Door Sedan CVT FWD ES 26 34 $17,235 $17,995
4-Door Sedan Manual FWD GT 22 31 $19,150 $19,995
4-Door Sedan CVT AWD SE 23 30 $19,439 $20,295
4-Door Sedan CVT FWD GT 23 30 $20,108 $20,995
4-Door Sedan TC-SST AWD Ralliart 18 25 $26,908 $28,095
Pricing
Invoice Price
$22,987
$15,319
Manufacturer Suggested Retail Price
$23,945
$15,995
Monthly Payment Estimate
$399 / month
$267 / month
The Car Connection's Take
TCC Rating
7.6
TCC’s 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.
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Fuel Economy
City
22 mpg 25 mpg
Highway
33 mpg 34 mpg
Vehicle
EPA Classification
Compact Compact
Number of Passenger Doors
4 -
Interior Dimensions
Second Hip Room (in)
- TBD - 54.100
Front Shoulder Room (in)
55.2 54.700
Second Head Room (in)
37.1 36.900
Second Shoulder Room (in)
53.6 54.300
Front Leg Room (in)
41.2 42.300
Passenger Volume (ft³)
94.1 93.000
Front Hip Room (in)
- TBD - 53.300
Second Leg Room (in)
38.1 36.100
Front Head Room (in)
38.2 39.600
Passenger Capacity
5 5
Exterior Dimensions
Track Width, Front (in)
60.1 60.200
Min Ground Clearance (in)
4.9 5.500
Length, Overall (in)
182.2 180.000
Height, Overall (in)
57.2 58.700
Track Width, Rear (in)
60.4 60.200
Wheelbase (in)
104.4 103.700
Liftover Height (in)
- TBD - - TBD -
Width, Max w/o mirrors (in)
70.0 69.400
Cargo Area Dimensions
Trunk Volume (ft³)
- TBD - 12.300
Brakes
Drum - Rear (Yes or )
NA NA
Brake ABS System
- TBD - 4-Wheel
Disc - Rear (Yes or )
Yes Yes
Rear Brake Rotor Diam x Thickness (in)
10.7 x 0.4 8.000 x - TBD -
Brake Type
- TBD - Pwr
Rear Drum Diam x Width (in)
NA NA
Disc - Front (Yes or )
Yes Yes
Front Brake Rotor Diam x Thickness (in)
12.3 x 1.0 10.900 x - TBD -
Fuel Tank
Fuel Tank Capacity, Approx (gal)
14.5 15.600
Steering
Steering Ratio (:1), Overall
16.4 14.900
Turning Diameter - Curb to Curb (ft)
38.1 32.800
Steering Type
Pwr Rack & Pinion Pwr Rack & Pinion
Lock to Lock Turns (Steering)
3.01 3.090
Turning Diameter - Wall to Wall (ft)
- TBD - - TBD -
Tires
Rear Tire Order Code
NA NA
Front Tire Size
225/45R17H P205/60R16
Spare Tire Size
- TBD - Compact
Front Tire Order Code
NA NA
Spare Tire Order Code
NA NA
Rear Tire Size
225/45R17H P205/60R16
Trailering
Dead Weight Hitch - Max Tongue Wt. (lbs)
- TBD - - TBD -
Wt Distributing Hitch - Max Tongue Wt. (lbs)
- TBD - - TBD -
Dead Weight Hitch - Max Trailer Wt. (lbs)
- TBD - - TBD -
Wt Distributing Hitch - Max Trailer Wt. (lbs)
- TBD - - TBD -
Weight Information
Base Curb Weight (lbs)
3124 2866
Wheels
Spare Wheel Material
- TBD - - TBD -
Front Wheel Size (in)
17 x 7.0 16 x - TBD -
Spare Wheel Size (in)
- TBD - Compact
Rear Wheel Material
Aluminum Steel
Rear Wheel Size (in)
17 x 7.0 16 x - TBD -
Front Wheel Material
Aluminum Steel
Cooling System
Total Cooling System Capacity (qts)
9.10 - TBD -
Electrical
Cold Cranking Amps @ 0° F (Primary)
- TBD - - TBD -
Maximum Alternator Capacity (amps)
140 130
Engine
SAE Net Torque @ RPM
207 @ 1700 145 @ 4250
Engine Order Code
NA 4B11
Displacement
2.0L/121 2.0L/122
SAE Net Horsepower @ RPM
200 @ 5100 148 @ 6000
Engine Type
Turbocharged Gas I4 Gas I4
Fuel System
Electronic Fuel Injection Electronic Fuel Injection
Mileage
EPA Fuel Economy Est - Hwy (MPG)
33 (2012) 34
EPA Fuel Economy Est - City (MPG)
22 (2012) 25
Fuel Economy Est-Combined (MPG)
26 (2012) 28
Transmission
First Gear Ratio (:1)
3.77 3.830
Clutch Size (in)
- TBD - - TBD -
Third Gear Ratio (:1)
1.32 1.330
Trans Type
6 5
Fifth Gear Ratio (:1)
0.98 0.760
Trans Description Cont. Again
NA NA
Reverse Ratio (:1)
4.55 3.580
Second Gear Ratio (:1)
2.09 1.910
Trans Order Code
NA NA
Final Drive Axle Ratio (:1)
3.68-2.92 3.940
Drivetrain
Front Wheel Drive Front Wheel Drive
Fourth Gear Ratio (:1)
0.98 0.970
Trans Description Cont.
Manual Manual
Sixth Gear Ratio (:1)
0.81 NA
Summary
Body Style
Sedan Sedan
Vehicle Name
Volkswagen GLI Mitsubishi Lancer
Suspension
Shock Absorber Diameter - Front (mm)
- TBD - - TBD -
Stabilizer Bar Diameter - Front (in)
- TBD - 0.790
Suspension Type - Rear
Multi-link Multi-Link
Suspension Type - Rear (Cont.)
w/Coil Springs NA
Shock Absorber Diameter - Rear (mm)
- TBD - - TBD -
Suspension Type - Front
MacPherson Strut MacPherson Strut
Stabilizer Bar Diameter - Rear (in)
- TBD - NA
Suspension Type - Front (Cont.)
w/Coil Springs NA
Emissions
EPA Greenhouse Gas Score
- TBD - 7
Tons/yr of CO2 Emissions @ 15K mi/year
7.2 (2012) 6.6
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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