2008 Mitsubishi Lancer ES 4dr Sedan (2.0L 4cyl CVT)
In a nut shell, if you're not impressed with the exterior design, just don't spent time looking at this one.
Mileage is okay but not the best (low thirties on highway). Handling is good for its class but you can find other cars handles as good if not better (Mazda3). Leg room in second row is one of the best but is it that important? When it comes to shortfalls the list is longer; Engine noise is something to pay attention. Interior plastics are not better than what you would find on vacuum cleaner (similar to previous generation US cars). Together with weak engine, CVT makes you feel dead.
It's look. Standard safety features are better than most others (ABS, 4 wheel disc break, 7 airbags)
Better isolation for engine noise. Improve material quality (everywhere, from ac nobs to sun visor)