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2013 Mitsubishi Lancer Evolution GSR


High-Performance Sports Sedan

A three-quarter rear view of a 2013 Mitsubishi Lancer Evolution GSR

In short: A quick and responsive 5-passenger sports sedan.

Mitsubishi Lancer Evolution Review

This high-performance version of Mistubishi's sporty Lancer sedan combines an athletic turbocharged inline-4 with sharp handling and road-hugging all-wheel drive for a ride that has inspired a cult-like following of car enthusiasts dedicated to all things Evo. While Mitsubishi may emphasize the drive, passengers will also appreciate the Lancer Evolution's wealth of creature comforts, which include a hands-free link system with USB, 140-watt CD/mp3 sound system and color multi-information display.

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Warranty/Service: Three-year/36,000-mile bumper-to-bumper warranty; five-year/60,000-mile powertrain warranty; seven-year/100,000-mile anti-corrosion warranty; five-year/unlimited-mile roadside assistance.

Base Price: $34,695 / As Tested: $35,490

Technical Specifications

Vehicle type: front-engine, all-wheel drive, 5-passenger, 4-door sedan

Engine: 2.0-liter inline 4-cylinder MIVEC turbo
Horsepower: 291 hp @ 6,500 rpm
Torque: 300 lb-ft @ 4,000 rpm
Transmission: 5-speed manual

Curb weight:
3,608 lbs
Wheelbase: 104.3 in
Length/Width/Height: 177/71.3/58.3 in
Turning circle: 38.7 ft

all-wheel ventilated disc brakes with ABS and electronic brakeforce distribution
Suspension: MacPherson strut front; multi-link rear

0-60 mph: 5.2 seconds
Top Speed: 150 mph
60-0 mph: 104 ft

EPA City: 17 mpg
EPA Highway: 23 mpg

dual-stage front airbags with occupant sensors; front seat-mounted side airbags; side-impact curtain airbags in front and rear; driver’s side knee airbag

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