2014 Mitsubishi Lancer

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$17,195-$28,395
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22 CITY / 30 HWY
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Overview

What's New for 2014:
  • Base Lancer DE trim level cancelled
  • New standard stereo system
  • New optional navigation system
  • Upgraded seat fabrics, new seats for Lancer GT
  • SE adds standard aluminum wheels, touch-screen audio system, reversing camera

Introduction
The 2014 Mitsubishi Lancer enters its seventh year since it was last redesigned as a compact car offered in 4-door sedan and 5-door Sportback body styles.

The standard Lancer competes against other mainstream compact cars including the Chevrolet Cruze, Dodge Dart, Ford Focus, Honda Civic, Hyundai Elantra, Kia Forte, Nissan Sentra, Subaru Impreza, Toyota Corolla, Volkswagen Golf, and Volkswagen Jetta. The Lancer Ralliart is a sport sedan that matches up against the Ford Focus ST, Honda Civic Si, Subaru WRX, and Volkswagen GLI, while the high-performance Lancer Evolution goes head-to-head with the Subaru WRX STI.

Models and Features
The 2014 Lancer is offered in ES, SE, GT, Ralliart, and Evolution model series. Standard equipment includes air conditioning, power windows, power mirrors, power door locks, remote keyless entry, cruise control, auto-off headlights, and a CD player. Sportback models add a standard continuously variable transmission (CVT).

The Lancer SE adds a more powerful engine, Mitsubishi's All-Wheel Control (AWC) all-wheel-drive (AWD) system, aluminum wheels, heated mirrors, heated front seats, and a 6.1-inch touch-screen audio system with a reversing camera, HD Radio, and satellite radio.

The Lancer GT builds from the Lancer ES, adding the more powerful engine and touch-screen audio system from the SE plus 18-inch aluminum wheels, FUSE Bluetooth connectivity, USB port, additional speakers, Fast-Key passive entry and push-button ignition system, and a color information display. This version of the Lancer also gets a front air dam and a rear spoiler.

Lancer Ralliart models are sold only in the sedan body style, equipped with a turbocharged engine, functional heat extractor vents in the hood, full-time version of AWC, 6-speed automated manual Twin-Clutch Sportronic Shift Transmission (TC-SST), and an Active Center Differential (ACD) with tarmac, gravel, and snow settings.

Take the Ralliart, increase horsepower and torque, add a Super AWC system, Brembo braking components, Recaro performance seats, and unique 18-inch aluminum wheels wrapped in 245/40 performance tires, and you've got the Lancer Evolution. Additional upgrades include an aluminum hood, roof, and trunk lid, as well as unique front styling, blistered fenders with front vents, larger rear spoiler, and a rear diffuser panel with dual exhaust outlets.

The standard Lancer Evolution trim level is called GSR. The MR trim level has special forged aluminum wheels and TC-SST with paddle shifters, and drops the rear wing spoiler for a more subtle lip spoiler. Additionally, the Evolution MR is equipped with a race-tuned suspension, upgraded brakes, and bi-xenon headlights.

Options and Packages
All Lancers can be equipped with a Navigation package, LED cabin lighting, upgraded interior trim, chrome-dipped exterior enhancements, rear park-assist sensors, wheel locks, and all-weather floor mats. All except for the Evolution models are offered with a Popular Equipment package, and non-Evo versions without a clutch pedal can be equipped with an All-Weather package.

Bluetooth connectivity and a USB port are optional for the ES, as well as an Exterior package that provides the look of a GT model combined with plastic wheel covers. As long as the buyer chooses an ES with a CVT, an Alloy Wheel package with rear disc brakes is available, as well as a Deluxe package with FUSE, a power sunroof, Fast-Key, upgraded trim, and more.

The Lancer ES is offered with a Premium package containing a power sunroof, premium audio system, and upgraded interior trim. The Lancer GT with a CVT and the Lancer Ralliart are offered with a Touring package with leather, heated front seats, premium audio system, power sunroof, bi-xenon automatic headlights, rain-sensing wipers, and more.

Lancer Evolution GSR models can be equipped with a Sunroof and Leather package, Sight and Sound package, and an Exterior package with brake air guides, side air dams, rear corner extensions, and a rear spoiler extension.

A Touring package is optional for the Evolution MR, adding the Sunroof and Leather package plus rain-sensing wipers, auto-dimming rearview mirror, and heated exterior mirrors. The MR can also be upgraded with a Premium package containing leather and suede upholstery, premium audio system, Fast-Key, and upgraded interior and exterior trim.

Under the Hood
A 148-horsepower, 2.0-liter 4-cylinder engine is standard for the Lancer ES. Sedans have a 5-speed manual gearbox, with a CVT optional. Sportback models include a standard CVT. Both transmissions deliver power to the car's front wheels.

Lancer SE models get a 168-horsepower, 2.4-liter 4-cylinder engine, a CVT, and AWD. This engine is also standard for the Lancer GT, which is offered only with front-wheel drive. The GT Sedan is equipped with a 5-speed manual gearbox, while the GT Sportback has a standard CVT. The CVT is optional for the GT Sedan.

Ralliart models get a turbocharged, 2.0-liter 4-cylinder engine generating 237 horsepower and 253 lb.-ft. of torque between 2,500 rpm and 4,750 rpm. A TC-SST and a full-time AWD system are standard.

Lancer Evolution models have a more powerful version of the Ralliart's engine rated to make 291 horsepower and 300 lb.-ft. of torque. A 5-speed manual gearbox is standard in the Evolution GSR, while the Evolution MR is equipped with a TC-SST, each paired with Mitsubishi's Super All-Wheel Control AWD.

Fuel Economy
The Lancer ES gets 24 mpg city/35 mpg highway, depending on transmission choice and body style, while Lancer GT models return between 22 mpg city and 31 mpg highway. The Lancer SE is rated 22 mpg city/29 mpg highway. Ralliart models get 18 mpg city/25 mpg highway, while Evolutions rate between 17 mpg city and 23 mpg highway.

Safety Ratings and Technology
In crash tests conducted by the National Highway Traffic Safety Administration (NHTSA), the 2014 Lancer receives a 4-star overall rating (out of 5 stars). As this overview is written, the Insurance Institute for Highway Safety (IIHS) had not evaluated the crashworthiness of the 2014 Lancer.

All 2014 Mitsubishi Lancer models except for the base ES version come standard with a reversing camera. As an option, any Lancer can be fitted with rear park-assist sensors.

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  • Name ES (4dr Sdn Man FWD) Transmission Manual w/OD MSRP 17195.00 Engine 2.0 L/122 City/Hwy MPG 25/34
  • Name ES (4dr Sdn CVT FWD) Transmission CVT w/OD MSRP 18095.00 Engine 2.0 L/122 City/Hwy MPG 26/34
  • Name GT (4dr Sdn Man FWD) Transmission Manual w/OD MSRP 20445.00 Engine 2.4 L/144 City/Hwy MPG 22/31
  • Name GT (4dr Sdn CVT FWD) Transmission CVT w/OD MSRP 21445.00 Engine 2.4 L/144 City/Hwy MPG 23/30
  • Name Ralliart (4dr Sdn TC-SST AWD) Transmission Auto-Shift Manual w/OD MSRP 28395.00 Engine 2.0 L/122 City/Hwy MPG 18/25
  • Name SE (4dr Sdn CVT AWD) Transmission CVT w/OD MSRP 20695.00 Engine 2.4 L/144 City/Hwy MPG 22/29
INTERIOR
  • Front Bucket Seats -inc: 6-way adjustable driver's seat and 4-way adjustable front passenger seat
  • 60-40 Folding Bench Front Facing Fold Forward Seatback Rear Seat
  • Manual Tilt Steering Column
  • Gauges -inc: Speedometer, Odometer, Engine Coolant Temp, Tachometer, Trip Odometer and Trip Computer
  • Power Rear Windows
  • 5 Person Seating Capacity
  • Front Cupholder
  • Rear Cupholder
  • Ashtray
  • Remote Keyless Entry w/Integrated Key Transmitter, Illuminated Entry, Illuminated Ignition Switch and Panic Button
  • Remote Releases -Inc: Mechanical Trunk/Hatch and Mechanical Fuel
  • Manual Air Conditioning
  • HVAC -inc: Underseat Ducts
  • Glove Box
  • Driver Foot Rest
  • Interior Trim -inc: Metal-Look Instrument Panel Insert, Metal-Look Door Panel Insert and Metal-Look Interior Accents
  • Full Cloth Headliner
  • Vinyl Door Trim Insert
  • Urethane Gear Shift Knob
  • Day-Night Rearview Mirror
  • Driver And Passenger Visor Vanity Mirrors
  • Full Floor Console w/Covered Storage and 2 12V DC Power Outlets
  • Front Map Lights
  • Fade-To-Off Interior Lighting
  • Full Carpet Floor Covering -inc: Carpet Front And Rear Floor Mats
  • Carpet Floor Trim and Carpet Trunk Lid/Rear Cargo Door Trim
  • Cargo Space Lights
  • FOB Controls -inc: Trunk/Hatch/Tailgate
  • Instrument Panel Bin, Driver / Passenger And Rear Door Bins
  • Power 1st Row Windows w/Driver 1-Touch Up/Down
  • Delayed Accessory Power
  • Power Door Locks
  • Systems Monitor
  • Trip Computer
  • Outside Temp Gauge
  • Digital/Analog Display
  • Seats w/Cloth Back Material
  • Manual Adjustable Front Head Restraints and Manual Adjustable Rear Head Restraints
  • Front Center Armrest and Rear Center Armrest
  • 1 Seatback Storage Pocket
  • Perimeter Alarm
  • Engine Immobilizer
  • 2 12V DC Power Outlets
  • Air Filtration
  • Sport Front Bucket Seats -inc: 6-way adjustable driver's seat and 4-way adjustable front passenger seat
  • Leather/Metal-Look Steering Wheel
  • Proximity Key For Doors And Push Button Start
  • Remote Keyless Entry w/Integrated Key Transmitter, Illuminated Entry and Panic Button
  • Automatic Air Conditioning
  • Interior Trim -inc: Piano Black Instrument Panel Insert, Piano Black Door Panel Insert, Chrome And Metal-Look Interior Accents
  • Cloth Door Trim Insert
  • Leather Gear Shift Knob
  • FUSE Handsfree Link System -inc: Bluetooth technology, USB port (replaces left and right component plugs), and steering wheel controls
  • Instrument Panel Covered Bin, Driver / Passenger And Rear Door Bins
  • Sport Leather/Metal-Look Steering Wheel
  • Interior Trim -inc: Piano Black Instrument Panel Insert, Piano Black Door Panel Insert, Chrome And Aluminum Interior Accents
  • Heated Front Bucket Seats -inc: 6-way adjustable driver's seat and 4-way adjustable front passenger seat
EXTERIOR
  • Wheels: 16" Steel w/Full Wheel Covers
  • Tires: P205/60R16 Yokohama All-Season
  • Steel Spare Wheel
  • Compact Spare Tire Mounted Inside Under Cargo
  • Clearcoat Paint
  • Body-Colored Front Bumper
  • Body-Colored Rear Bumper
  • Rocker Panel Extensions
  • Black Side Windows Trim and Black Front Windshield Trim
  • Body-Colored Door Handles
  • Body-Colored Power Side Mirrors w/Manual Folding
  • Fixed Rear Window w/Defroster
  • Light Tinted Glass
  • Speed Sensitive Variable Intermittent Wipers
  • Fully Galvanized Steel Panels
  • Black Grille w/Chrome Surround
  • Trunk Rear Cargo Access
  • Auto Off Aero-Composite Halogen Headlamps
  • Wheels: 18" Aluminum Alloy
  • Tires: P215/45R18 Dunlop All-Season
  • Wheels w/Silver Accents
  • Wing Spoiler
  • Front Fog Lamps
  • Tires: P215/45R18 Yokohama ADVAN Summer Perf.
  • Wheels w/Machined Accents
  • Chrome Side Windows Trim and Black Front Windshield Trim
  • Galvanized Steel/Aluminum Panels
  • Wheels: 16" 5-Spoke Aluminum Alloy
  • Body-Colored Power Heated Side Mirrors w/Manual Folding
MECHANICAL
  • Engine: 2.0L MIVEC DOHC I-4
  • Transmission: 5-Speed Manual
  • Front-Wheel Drive
  • 3.94 Axle Ratio
  • Battery w/Run Down Protection
  • 130 Amp Alternator
  • 3969# Gvwr
  • Gas-Pressurized Shock Absorbers
  • Front Anti-Roll Bar
  • Electric Power-Assist Steering
  • 15.5 Gal. Fuel Tank
  • Single Stainless Steel Exhaust
  • Strut Front Suspension w/Coil Springs
  • Multi-Link Rear Suspension w/Coil Springs
  • Front Disc/Rear Drum Brakes w/4-Wheel ABS, Front Vented Discs and Brake Assist
  • Electronic CVT Transmission w/OD
  • 5.41 Axle Ratio
  • Engine: 2.4L MIVEC DOHC I-4
  • 4079# Gvwr
  • Front And Rear Anti-Roll Bars
  • Sport Tuned Suspension
  • Hydraulic Power-Assist Steering
  • Single Stainless Steel Exhaust w/Chrome Tailpipe Finisher
  • 4-Wheel Disc Brakes w/4-Wheel ABS, Front Vented Discs and Brake Assist
  • Electronic CVT Transmission w/OD and Sportronic Sequential Shift Control w/Steering Wheel Controls
  • 6.12 Axle Ratio
  • Engine: 2.0L MIVEC DOHC I-4 Turbo/Intercooled
  • Transmission: 6-Speed Twin Clutch Sportronic Shift -inc: Sportronic steering wheel paddle shifters
  • Full-Time All-Wheel Drive
  • 4.06 Axle Ratio
  • 4388# Gvwr
  • 14.5 Gal. Fuel Tank
  • Quasi-Dual Stainless Steel Exhaust w/Chrome Tailpipe Finisher
  • Permanent Locking Hubs
  • 4-Wheel Disc Brakes w/4-Wheel ABS, Front Vented Discs, Brake Assist and Hill Hold Control
  • Mechanical Limited Slip Differential
  • Transmission: Continuously Variable (CVT)
  • Electronic Transfer Case
  • Part And Full-Time Four-Wheel Drive
  • 4190# Gvwr
  • Auto Locking Hubs
PACKAGE
    SAFETY
    • Electronic Stability Control (ESC)
    • ABS And Driveline Traction Control
    • Side Impact Beams
    • Dual Stage Driver And Passenger Seat-Mounted Side Airbags
    • Low Tire Pressure Warning
    • Dual Stage Driver And Passenger Front Airbags
    • Curtain 1st And 2nd Row Airbags
    • Airbag Occupancy Sensor
    • Driver Knee Airbag
    • Rear Child Safety Locks
    • Outboard Front Lap And Shoulder Safety Belts -inc: Rear Center 3 Point, Height Adjusters and Pretensioners
    • Rear Camera
    ENTERTAINMENT
    • Radio: AM/FM/CD/MP3 Audio System -inc: 140 watt, 4-speakers, auxiliary input w/left and right component plugs and steering wheel mounted audio, cruise control, and Bluetooth hands-free system (requires dealer installation of V/R microphone and Bluetooth HFP system) controls
    • Radio w/Clock and Speed Compensated Volume Control
    • Automatic Equalizer
    • Digital Signal Processor
    • Integrated Roof Antenna
    • Radio: AM/FM/CD/MP3/HD Audio System -inc: 140 watt, 6-speakers, 6.1" touch panel display and steering wheel mounted audio, cruise control, and Bluetooth hands-free system (requires dealer installation of V/R microphone and Bluetooth HFP system) controls, SiriusXM Satellite Radio, 3 months pre-paid subscription
    • Radio: AM/FM/CD/MP3/HD Audio System -inc: 140 watt, 4-speakers, 6.1" touch panel display, auxiliary input w/left and right component plugs and steering wheel mounted audio, cruise control, and Bluetooth hands-free system (requires dealer installation of V/R microphone and Bluetooth HFP system) controls, SiriusXM Satellite Radio, 3 months pre-paid subscription
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