Compare 2005 Mitsubishi Lancer vs 2005 BMW 3-Series

2005 Mitsubishi Lancer
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4-Door Sedan Manual ES
Style MPG City MPG Hwy Invoice MSRP
4-Door Sedan Manual ES 27 34 $13,636 $14,299
4-Door Sedan Automatic ES 25 31 $14,492 $15,199
4-Door Sedan Manual OZ-Rally 27 34 $15,812 $16,599
4-Door Sedan Automatic OZ-Rally 25 31 $16,668 $17,499
4-Door Sedan Manual Ralliart 23 29 $17,622 $18,499
4-Door Sedan Automatic Ralliart 22 28 $18,477 $19,399
4-Door Sedan Manual Evolution RS 19 26 $26,333 $27,929
4-Door Sedan Manual Evolution VIII 19 26 $28,928 $30,699
4-Door Sedan Manual Evolution MR Edition 19 26 $32,732 $34,699
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4-Door Sedan RWD 325i
Style MPG City MPG Hwy Invoice MSRP
4-Door Sedan RWD 325i 20 29 $26,845 $29,300
4-Door Sedan RWD South Africa 325i 20 29 $26,845 $29,300
4-Door Sedan RWD SULEV 325i 19 27 $26,845 $29,300
4-Door Sedan AWD 325xi 19 27 $28,435 $31,050
4-Door Sports Wagon RWD 325i 20 29 $28,570 $31,200
4-Door Sports Wagon RWD SULEV 325i 19 27 $28,570 $31,200
2-Door Coupe 325Ci 20 29 $29,025 $31,700
2-Door Coupe SULEV 325Ci 19 27 $29,025 $31,700
4-Door Sports Wagon AWD 325xi 19 26 $30,165 $32,950
4-Door Sedan RWD 330i 20 30 $32,665 $35,700
2-Door Coupe 330Ci 20 30 $34,125 $37,300
4-Door Sedan AWD 330xi 20 29 $34,260 $37,450
2-Door Convertible 325Ci 19 27 $35,670 $39,000
2-Door Convertible 330Ci 19 28 $40,765 $44,600
2-Door Coupe M3 16 24 $43,225 $47,300
2-Door Convertible M3 16 23 $50,960 $55,800
Pricing
Invoice Price
$13,636
$26,845
Manufacturer Suggested Retail Price
$14,299
$29,300
Monthly Payment Estimate
$238 / month
$488 / month
The Car Connection's Take
TCC Rating
Fuel Economy
City
27 mpg 20 mpg
Highway
34 mpg 29 mpg
Vehicle
EPA Classification
Compact Compact
Interior Dimensions
Front Hip Room (in)
51.2 - TBD -
Second Leg Room (in)
36.6 34.6
Front Head Room (in)
38.8 37.0
Passenger Volume (ft³)
93.9 90.8
Second Hip Room (in)
50.2 - TBD -
Front Shoulder Room (in)
54.1 54.4
Second Head Room (in)
36.7 37.4
Passenger Capacity
5 5
Second Shoulder Room (in)
53.3 54.2
Front Leg Room (in)
43.2 41.4
Exterior Dimensions
Track Width, Rear (in)
57.9 58.4
Wheelbase (in)
102.4 107.3
Liftover Height (in)
NA - TBD -
Width, Max w/o mirrors (in)
66.8 68.5
Track Width, Front (in)
57.9 57.9
Min Ground Clearance (in)
4.9 - TBD -
Length, Overall (in)
180.5 176
Height, Overall (in)
54.1 55.7
Cargo Area Dimensions
Trunk Volume (ft³)
11.3 10.7
Brakes
Brake Type
Pwr Pwr-Assisted
Rear Drum Diam x Width (in)
8.0 x 1.17 NA
Disc - Front (Yes or )
Yes Yes
Front Brake Rotor Diam x Thickness (in)
10.1 x 0.94 11.8 x - TBD -
Drum - Rear (Yes or )
Yes NA
Brake ABS System
NA 4-Wheel
Disc - Rear (Yes or )
NA Yes
Rear Brake Rotor Diam x Thickness (in)
NA 11.6 x - TBD -
Fuel Tank
Fuel Tank Capacity, Approx (gal)
13.2 16.6
Steering
Steering Type
Pwr Rack & Pinion Variable Assist Pwr
Lock to Lock Turns (Steering)
3.19 3.0
Turning Diameter - Wall to Wall (ft)
- TBD - - TBD -
Steering Ratio (:1), Overall
14.7 13.7
Turning Diameter - Curb to Curb (ft)
32.8 34.4
Tires
Spare Tire Order Code
NA NA
Rear Tire Size
P185/65R14 P205/55R16
Rear Tire Order Code
NA NA
Front Tire Size
P185/65R14 P205/55R16
Spare Tire Size
T125/70D15 P205/55R16
Front Tire Order Code
NA NA
Trailering
Dead Weight Hitch - Max Tongue Wt. (lbs)
100 N/A
Wt Distributing Hitch - Max Tongue Wt. (lbs)
100 N/A
Dead Weight Hitch - Max Trailer Wt. (lbs)
1000 N/A
Wt Distributing Hitch - Max Trailer Wt. (lbs)
1000 N/A
Weight Information
Base Curb Weight (lbs)
2656 3219
Wheels
Rear Wheel Size (in)
14 x 5.5 16 x 7.0
Front Wheel Material
Steel Alloy
Spare Wheel Material
NA Alloy
Front Wheel Size (in)
14 x 5.5 16 x 7.0
Spare Wheel Size (in)
NA 16 x 7.0
Rear Wheel Material
Steel Alloy
Cooling System
Total Cooling System Capacity (qts)
6.4 - TBD -
Electrical
Cold Cranking Amps @ 0° F (Primary)
- TBD - - TBD -
Maximum Alternator Capacity (amps)
85 120
Engine
SAE Net Torque @ RPM
130 @ 4250 175 @ 3500
Engine Order Code
4G94 NA
Displacement
2.0L/122 2.5L/152
SAE Net Horsepower @ RPM
120 @ 5500 184 @ 6000
Engine Type
Gas I4 Gas 6-Cyl
Fuel System
MPFI EFI
Mileage
EPA Fuel Economy Est - Hwy (MPG)
34 29
EPA Fuel Economy Est - City (MPG)
27 20
Transmission
Sixth Gear Ratio (:1)
NA NA
First Gear Ratio (:1)
3.58 4.23
Clutch Size (in)
- TBD - - TBD -
Third Gear Ratio (:1)
1.38 1.66
Trans Type
5 5
Fifth Gear Ratio (:1)
0.77 1.00
Seventh Gear Ratio (:1)
NA -
Trans Description Cont. Again
NA NA
Drivetrain
Front Wheel Drive Rear Wheel Drive
Reverse Ratio (:1)
3.36 4.04
Second Gear Ratio (:1)
1.95 2.52
Trans Order Code
NA NA
Final Drive Axle Ratio (:1)
3.72 3.15
Fourth Gear Ratio (:1)
1.03 1.22
Trans Description Cont.
Manual w/OD Manual
Summary
Vehicle Name
Mitsubishi Lancer BMW 3 Series
Body Style
4 Door Sedan 4 Door Sedan
Suspension
Shock Absorber Diameter - Rear (mm)
- TBD - - TBD -
Suspension Type - Front
MacPherson Strut Strut type
Stabilizer Bar Diameter - Rear (in)
NA - TBD -
Suspension Type - Front (Cont.)
NA w/Lower Arms
Shock Absorber Diameter - Front (mm)
- TBD - - TBD -
Stabilizer Bar Diameter - Front (in)
0.94 - TBD -
Suspension Type - Rear
Multi-Link Multi-Link
Suspension Type - Rear (Cont.)
w/Coil Springs w/Upper Arms

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