One of the most famous compact sedans with a long tradition is certainly Mitsubishi Lancer. Its production is kept since 1973 to this day, it has been sold in a couple million units. You must confess great result. Current 10th generation of Lancer will next year celebrate the 10th anniversary since it was released to the market. Finally, the carmaker has decided to continue with production alone. Why is that so? Deeper reasons lay, in fact, that is Renault-Nissan Alliance turned toward crossover segment which growing rapidly from day to day. In this moment, we present you 2017 Mitsubishi Lancer which gets facelift edition. Earlier was be announced that will Mitsubishi Lancer Evo X be last, definitely, it is a final concept.
What can you expect from the new version? First of all, new design language which changes the exterior design and gives it an aggressive look. Interior will undergo through smaller changes such as up-to-date devices and advanced system for better management. Specification comes with two petrol options and boosts performances on the out. If you are a fan of Lancer, we suggest buying when it appears to the market. According to the reports, it will probably happen in the last quarter 2016.
2017 Mitsubishi Lancer – Design Language
Theophilus Chin who is automotive manipulator explains new design language which has based on the recent Outlander Concept. Further, its body seems sharper than the previous version. If his assumption true, that means new grille, bumper, LED lights, body shape, air intakes, colors, and new wheels. Yeah, so many modifications to gives it new look. In addition, you can expect also new decorative elements. On the other hand, the 2017 Mitsubishi Lancer adopts minor changes in the interior. For example, the central console gets 6.1-inch touchscreen infotainment system and seats come with quality materials. That’s not all; carmaker will extend equipment list with extra options. Some of them are navigation with 3D mapping and voice command, a rearview camera for parking, HD Radio and Rockford Fosgate surround system.
2017 Mitsubishi Lancer – Engines
Mitsubishi engineers create best engines with great durability. You can select between two petrol option such as 2.0-liter MIVEC engine with 148 horsepower and 2.4-liter with 168 horsepower. Also, there are differences in fuel consumption and type of drive. In the first case, the 2017 Mitsubishi Lancer has front wheel drive but in the second case all-wheel drive. Both units have connected with CVT transmission, but GT version takes six-speed manual gearbox. Excellent driving experience achieves with MacPherson stabilizer bar on the front, and Multi-link type on the rear. One more useful information for future owners is fuel tank capacity around 15.5 gallons. As a final point, safety package includes electronic systems, seven airbags, Child safety door locks, Traction Control, Tire Pressure Monitoring System and much more.
2017 Mitsubishi Lancer – Price
Price for 2017 Mitsubishi Lancer is very attractive and start at from $17,795. If you decide for premium trim it growing for a few thousand dollars. Keep in the mind that carmaker gives you a warranty on engine and amounts ten years or 100K miles. That is awesome.