The Mitsubishi Lancer is a popular vehicle that has been around since 1973, though it hasn't always been made by Mitsubishi or called Lancer. The small family car has also been known as the Eagle Summit, Colt Lancer, Chrysler Valiant Lancer, and a number of other variations and names depending on where and when it has been sold. As of 2009, more than 6 million units have been sold.
The Mitsubishi Lancer comes in four models; DE sedan, ES sedan, GTS sedan and Ralliart sedan. Other versions of the Lancer are the Lancer Evolution that comes as a GSR sedan, MR sedan and MR touring sedan and the Lancer Sportback that comes as a GTS wagon and Ralliart wagon. The Lancers have 4-cylinder engines. The DE and ES sedans get 152 hp and about 23 mpg city and 30 mpg highway. The GTS sedan gets 168 hp and gets 22 mpg city and 29 mpg highway. The Ralliart sedan gets 237 hp and gets 17 mpg city and 25 mpg highway. The Lancer Evolutions have 291-hp, 4-cylinder engines that get 17 mpg city and 22 mpg highway. The Lancer Sportback GTS wagon has a 168-hp, 4-cylinder engine that gets 21 mpg city and 27 mpg highway, while the Lancer Sportback has a 237-hp, 4-cylinder engine that gets 17 mpg city and 25 mpg highway. Testers found that the Lancer's strengths were their fuel economy, steering/handling, acceleration and all-wheel drive. The drawbacks were the Lancer's acceleration, engine noise and ride. The Lancer earned a 55 out 100 in the Consumer Guides road test.
The 2010 Manufacturer's suggested retail price for a Lancer rangers from $15,690 for a DE sedan and $27,190 for a Ralliart sedan. The MSRP for Lancer Evolutions range from $33,590 for a GSR sedan to $40,990 for a MR Touring sedan. The MSRP for a Lancer Sportback GTS wagon is $20,190 and $27,590 for a Lancer Sportback Ralliart wagon. Lancers come with a 5 year / 60,000 mile basic warranty, a 10 year / 100,000 mile drive-train warranty, a 7 year / 100,000 mile corrosion warranty and 5 years of roadside assistance.
Mitsubishi Lancer auto insurance can vary depending on where you live and your driving history. Automotive Magazine reported that Lancer car insurance quotes averaged $1,300 a year. The easiest way to get the best price for Mitsubishi Lancer auto insurance is to shop around. The easiest place to start your search for Lancer car insurance quotes is at CarInsuranceQuotes.com. You can enter your vehicle information and CarInsuranceQuotes.com will provide you with Lancer car insurance quotes from some of the leading auto insurance companies in the country. Visit the site today and save.