Five Features keeping Mitsubishi Lancer in the Market

Five Features keeping Mitsubishi Lancer in the Market
September 18 13:42 2017 Print This Article

Mitsubishi Lancer is one of the most affordable compact sedans in the market. The 2017 version of the sedan has advanced modern features that make it more comfortable and safe. Though not the leading in its class, it continues to enjoy an extensive base of loyal lovers. Here are five features besides price that sets it apart from its competitors.

  1. Fuel Economy

The Lancer has a decent fuel economy of up to 35 mpg on the highway and 25 mpg in the city. It is powered by a 2.0 four-cylinder engine which can be upgraded to a 2.4 liter. The upgrade enables the Mitsubishi to deliver a 167 pound-feet torque at 168 horsepower.

  1. All-Wheel Drive

AWD is one single feature that puts the lance above its competitors. It is available as an optional addition for drivers who are interested in better traction in the winter snow. With the AWD, it can still deliver a fuel economy of 30 mpg on the highway.

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  1. Easy Handling

The Mitsubishi sedan is one of the easiest cars to handle among the other competitors in the same price range. The SE trim comes with upgraded tires and suspensions which have been sport tuned for easy handling when on curvy roads.

The trim is a favorite in the class for drivers looking for a sportier ride. Besides, it has an Active Stability Control and Anti-locking brake system. The ASC monitors the tires’ grip on the road, communicates the same to the ABS which helps control the vehicle.

  1. Safety Features

The safety features of the Mitsubishi Lancer have been upgraded in the 2016 and 2017 models. They have the usual engine immobilizer and anti-theft alarm systems found in all modern vehicles. Additionally, the Lancer has 7-Airbag safety systems that protect the knees, upper body, and the lower body.

The hands-free Bluetooth and voice controlled infotainment system ensures you keep your eyes on the road as you receive calls or shift through your playlist or radio stations. Before the addition of some of these features the National Highway Transport and Safety Authority, NHTSA had given the 2015 Mitsubishi Lancer a four-star safety rating.

  1. Warranties

The Mitsubishi Lancer’s warranties are among the best. The New Vehicle Limited Warranty is for 60,000 miles or five years. Power train Limited Warranty provides coverage for 100,000 miles or ten years. Anti-corrosion and perforation warranty is for seven years or 100,000 miles. Mitsubishi also provides a 5-year roadside assistance for unlimited mileage.

Even though the Mitsubishi Lancer does not rank at the top among its competitors, it remains a great buy for those who need an affordable and comfortable compact sedan with improved performance and safety.

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