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2010 Mitsubishi Lancer ES Review

Student-Friendly Sedan

A three-quarter rear view of a white 2010 Mitsubishi Lancer ES

In short: A sport, value, and fun-packed small sedan.

With a base price under $17,000 and a reasonable EPA fuel rating, the Lancer ES is a great choice for students looking to save money in style. However, no matter your price range, anyone can appreciate the sporty feel and sharp handling that this value-packed compact sedan has to offer.

Read a review of the 2008 Mitsubishi Lancer ES

Warranty/Service: 5-year/60,000-mile bumper-to-bumper warranty;
7-year/100,000-mile anti-corrosion warranty; 10-year/100,000-mile powertrain warranty; 5-year/unlimited mile roadside assistance

Base Price: $16,990 / As tested: $20,410

Technical Specifications

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

Engine: 2.0-liter MIVEC inline 4-cylinder
Horsepower: 152 hp @ 6,000 rpm
Torque: 146 lb-ft @ 4,250 rpm
Transmission: 5-speed manual

Curb weight:
2,922 lbs
Wheelbase: 103.7 in
Length/Width/Height: 180/69.4/58.7 in
Turning circle: 32.8 ft

4-wheel disc brakes with ABS and electronic brakeforce distribution
Suspension:Macpherson strut front suspension; multi-link rear suspension

Traction: traction control; active stability control

0-60 mph: 8 seconds
Top Speed: 124 mph

EPA City:
22 mpg
EPA Highway: 31 mpg

advanced dual front air bags; front seat-mounted side air bags; driver's side knee airbags; side curtain airbags


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