2011 Mitsubishi Lancer Review and Price
About 2011 Mitsubishi Lancer
The Lancer series from Mitsubishi has had a long history in the auto market. Therefore, it was a tough challenge for the auto engineers and designers to produce a refreshing style that would renew enthusiasm for the range. To learn more about what you can expect with the 2011 Mitsubishi Lancer, make sure you read further from the review below.
There are 2 models available in the 2011 Mitsubishi Lancer: the Ralliart and Evolution GSR. Both versions will be sporting an 18 x 18.5 inch wheels from Enkei, which will also incorporate the 245/40R18 Yokohama ADVan performance tires for maximum precision while on the road. Due to the use of larger sized wheels, it also only necessary to make the fenders slightly larger than usual on this particular model. But what is most impressive about this model though is the fact that it has been reduced by as much as 90 pounds in overall weight as compared to last year’s release.
When it comes to the mechanical performance, the 2011 Mitsubishi Lancer does not fail either. Its four cylinder engine is equipped with turbocharging capacity that enables it to rack up to 242 horsepower and 258 lb-ft torque, both figures of which have seen tremendous enhancement from its predecessor. The acceleration capacity for the Lancer is therefore much improved that enables it to reach up to 60 mph in 5.4 seconds, which is also faster by as much as half a second from last year’s model. Other notable mechanical features that contribute greatly to ensuring efficient driving performance for this model is the five-speed manual transmission and the combination of a TC-SST dual clutch gearbox system for a vehicle that delivers powerhouse handling capacity.
Pro’s of 2011 Mitsubishi Lancer
*The turbocharged engine can produce excellent performance and power on the road;
*The overall reduction in the vehicle body’s weight contribute to a smoother ride;
*In addition, both the engine technology and reduced weight help this vehicle achieve better fuel economy rating to save on gas and reach better mileage;
*It is a powerhouse when it comes to vehicle handling capacity.
Con’s of 2011 Mitsubishi Lancer
*There is a lack in terms of styling changes that will enable this vehicle model to earn its merit or distinction within the Lancer range;
*So far, no automatic transmission capacity has been released thus far.
The pricing information for the 2011 Mitsubishi Lancer has not been revealed until shortly before the vehicle is expected to go on sale. However, the manufacturer has hinted on what the price range will be. The models equipped with manual transmission will start at the price of $25,190. Meanwhile, the ones built with the dual-clutch version will be priced at $26,590.
The Bottom Line
The 2011 Mitsubishi Lancer will offer two great options for those looking to get an all-wheel drive sedan via the Ralliart and Evolution GSR editions. Nonetheless, the Mitsubishi lineup has delivered strong contenders in the past that make it a worthy option for all your driving needs.