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The 2017 Mitsubishi Lancer lineup is unique in that it will feature the last Lancer to wear the Evo badge. The competition in this segment is traditionally tough, but the Mitsubishi Lancer has a devoted fan base and is well respected outside that base. The new sedan model features a slightly refreshed exterior, and three engine options to choose from. The Lancer is priced extremely competitively for the segment and offers fantastic features for its price point.
Now entering its ninth year in production for the current generation, the Mitsubishi Lancer is a simple compact car that boasts a robust warranty and optional Mitsubishi AWC (All Wheel Control all-wheel drive), one of only a few compact cars that does. The sedan exterior now includes added available daytime LED running lights, and a chromed grille, plus revisions to the center console's design.
Standard list of equipment includes a 60/40-split folding rear seats, heated front seats, power windows, locks, keyless entry, Mitsubishi's voice activation system, Fuse, controls the audio and navigation systems, LCD display with infotainment system, reverse camera, Bluetooth phone and audio connectivity, cruise control, four-speaker audio system, and automatic two-zone climate control. If you are in the market for features such as leather-coated steering wheel, leather upholstery, HD satellite radio, rearview camera and Rockford Fostgate six-speaker sound system, take a look at the SE or SEL trim levels. The range now consists of ES, SE, SE Limited, and GTS trims, and buyers looking for additional functionality can opt for the Lancer in a five-door body style called Sportback.
The Lancer ES and SE Limited sedans are powered by a 2.0-liter four-cylinder engine, which produces 148 hp and 145 lb-ft of torque; it can be had with either the tremendously spritely five-speed manual or the optional easy drive CVT. During performance testing, the Lancer SEL with all-wheel drive and the 2.4-liter engine clocked an impressive acceleration from zero to 60 mph in 7.7 seconds.
The Lancer ES and SE Limited fitted with the available AWC all-wheel drive system comes with a larger more powerful 2.4-liter four-cylinder with 168 hp, and standard CVT.
Those looking for a slightly sportier appearance can upgrade to the Lancer GTS which gets the more powerful 2.4-liter engine as standard, plus seats with added bolstering, sport-tuned suspension, 18-inch wheels, and more. It’s available in both manual and CVT with front-wheel drive, or with the AWC all-wheel drive system. The GTS offers well-mannered performance with its upgraded engine and secure handling that’s a bit more dialed in than most in this segment.
On the outside, the new, and last, Lancer Evo harkens back to some of the previous generations, mostly thanks to the redesigned grille, which is now split in two halves. The vehicle is 182.1 inches long, 69.4 inches wide, with a wheelbase width of 103.7 inches. The total curb weight of the car is 2,890 lbs. The design has modified the rectangular shaped LED based headlights and now features L-shaped daytime LED lights near the fog lights, placed on each end of the front bumper.
Standard safety features on all 2017 Mitsubishi Lancers include antilock disc brakes, traction and stability control, a rearview camera, front seat side airbags, full-length side curtain airbags and a driver knee airbag. The Insurance Institute for Highway Safety awarded the Lancer its top score of Good in moderate-overlap front-impact, side-impact, roof strength and head restraint (whiplash protection) tests.
Mitsubishi Motors and Fuccillo Mitsubishi believe that a sedan should do more than just get you from here to there. It should help you enjoy life! Come in and speak with our Mitsubishi experts to find the right Lancer for you! We are located in Watertown, NY, nearby to Syracuse and Adams, NY