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2008 Mitsubishi Lancer

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Silver
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By turbodreams
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Vehicle

2008 Mitsubishi Lancer DE 4dr Sedan (2.0L 4cyl 5M)


Review

Have this car in Silver without a wing. The wingless lancer looks classy especially in silver. Added limo tints to the back half of the car. This adds amazing privacy for that luxuriously large back seat area (if ya know what I mean). Also if you take time to notice, the fabric used for the seats is perfect and very cleanable (much better than leather would be). I couldn't ask for sportier gauges. Thanks Mitsubishi. If 152 HP isn't enough, slap an intake an exhaust on it, you'll pass TCs, Civics and Mazda 3s. I must say when driving this car, I feel very in control of it. Many other cars don't compare. I adore my cars spacious interior so much. It's not just a car. It's an adventure. Thanks Mitsubishi.


Favorite Features

-VERY ROOMY interior (especially in back) -Sturdy and Responsive handling -Facial features -Bright headlights VERY bright hi beams -Comfortable seats in front and back. -GAS MILEAGE got it up to 44.1 MPG doing 55 MPH!


Suggested Improvements

Make a 6spd -Mirror left blind spot -Make V6 option -Sun visors don't have to be so cheap -Bigger battery room would be nice -Make shift boot out of better leather -A/C should come in all Lancer trims -Fold down back seats should be standard also... =[


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What an Awesome Car
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By simon
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Vehicle

2008 Mitsubishi Lancer DE 4dr Sedan (2.0L 4cyl 5M)


Review

What a great car! It is excellent quality, fun to drive, great auto and it is so small and quiet. It is very quick too and you do not know that you are doing 75-80 mph at times! There is plenty of room for four and luggage and it carries them superbly. The sound system is excellent for a factory sound unit and really can be turned up. A joy to own.


Favorite Features

Power, fun to drive, stereo, on board computer


Suggested Improvements

Air con could be colder and sometimes the fuel consumption in town is very poor.


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A Mitsubishi Lancer DE
Performance
Comfort
Fuel Economy
Fun To Drive
Interior Design
Exterior Design
Build Quality
Reliability
By BeGood
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Vehicle

2008 Mitsubishi Lancer DE 4dr Sedan (2.0L 4cyl 5M)


Review

Overall I am very satisfied with the purchase. The size is deceiving, the car has lots of room in the cab and trunk. Compared to my 2003 Galant ES, this car is a generation better in technology. However, the Galant is better (fun and comfort) to drive and has better fuel economy. Having said that, this car holds its own in terms of performance and comfort. The interior is basic. Cheap looking/feeling fabrics and hard edged plastics. Not a lot of amenities such as an additional power outlet (option), covered storage, arm rests, seat adjustments (has fore/aft & back tilt), coin holder, etc. I have to step back and tell myself that I purchased this car as a beater to drive to work.


Favorite Features

Power - this car tackles tall hills in overdrive without much effort. It easily accelerates for passing (in OD). The suspension smooths the trails and sticks to the corners like velcro.


Suggested Improvements

The speedo and RPM gauges need to be swapped in placement because the business ends are spread too far apart. The steering wheel placement is too far forward for my 5'11" frame and strains my arms. The audio system is superb but it rattles the panels too easily. The gearing needs to be fine tuned.


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