2013 Mitsubishi Lancer Sportback User Reviews
- $18,495 - $21,495
- Little luxuries, styling, fuel efficient engine that made me get the Lancer Sportsback.
- Others did not offer the 10 year/100,000 mile powertrain warranty!
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The Lancer Sportback is all about life's little luxuries. Open the doors without using a key. Sink back into the comfort. Make a call just using your voice.Tthe Lancer Sportback is the definition of uncompromised and add to that great mileage. A smart transmission that actually learns and responds to how you drive, and you get a practical yet stylish car that makes you feel at one with the road.
Sporty and effcient engines yet fuel-efficient MIVEC, paddle shifter, HID headlights, sport-tuned suspension, continuous variable transmission, 18" alloy wheels, european styling, sports front grille and bumper, power glass sunroof, fast key passive entry system, 710 watt Rockford-Fosgate audio system, heated surface leather seats,
With everything the Sportback has to offer, there's so much to enjoy even before you leave the driveway. 40 GB HDD navigational system w/ music server, fuse hands-free link system, ample cargo room, leather wrap steering and gear shift #$%$, rear view camera system, ABS w/ electronic brakeforce distribution, seven airbag safety, RISE body construction.
10 year/100,000 mile powertrain warranty, LATCH system, active stability control, auto wipers and headlights, 5-year/60,000-mile bumper-to-bumper new car warranty and the IIHS agrees, naming it a "Top Safety Pick"....read morehide
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- Best hatchback car made in Japan, with 10 year/100,000 mile warranty!
- Needs to also have a AWD, just like the Lancer SE!
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The Mitsubishi Sportback is the car that deserves to be in the top list's of propective buyers for its looks, reliability (10 years/100,000 mile warranty powertrain), power (2.0/2.4 liter engine), fuel economy, ride and made in Japan.
I have always believe that Mitsubishi as the best of Japanese cars because it is the oldest carmaker in Japan, as Ford is in the U.S.. For a Japanese carmaker to give the public a 10 year warranty makes it more believable that their cars will last, as they have been tested in Dakar rally's and rally's throughout the world....read morehide
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- Built to last, Japan made, frugal gas mileage, low priced, sweet designed!
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A squashed down roof with existing technologies and features into a new overall package. The result is a car-like ride coupled with the utility of an SUV or wagon or sedan, depending on what you want to haul. Well-designed cockpit area features some clever and some obvious designs in the dash and center console area. Seats were comfortable for extended drives but, like most offerings in this class.
The engine is frugal in gas and was more than enough to cut into traffic and maintain its power. The automatic transmission offered flawless shifting with little in the way of tranny noise penetrating the cabin. It also offered the opportunity to row the gears yourself through its shift function.
Road feel was excellent, but it just goes to show, that not every car need be a sports or enthusiast special to be good. , The MacPherson struts at both front and rear managed to keep the Sportback firmly planted, and would be more than sufficient on any off-pavement assignment an all-wheel-drive variant might face. The Mitsubishi name has been synonymous to durability, agility, Japan made and rally tested machines that compete at the highest level of the hardest motor sport in the world!...read morehide
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- Spirited daily driver with a practical little hauler. Nice design, fuel efficient, long warranty.
- Hope Mitsubishi brings a diesel powered engine.
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The brand’s name in road rally heritage makes it an advantage for buyers to rely that it is a durable and reliable vehicle pointing to its long 10 year/100,000 mile warranty! The Evolution front end with squinting headlamps and “jet fighter” grille was a must for me.
The Sportback also speaks usefulness, with rack-room up top for skis, bikes, and other must-haves for outdoor adventures.
This Lancer adds a fast-sloping hatch door with an EVO-like rear wing. That hatch naturally hides the Sportback’s true plus, the ability to haul oversized parcels. The opening is wide and low for easy access & lower the cleverly designed cargo floor by a full three inches, and cargo space maxes out at a very impressive 52.7 cubic feet.
For power, the front-drive GTS runs with a 2.4-liter four rated at a modest 168 horsepower and 167 pound-feet of torque, funneled through a 6-speed CVT automatic. It is strong off the line and pretty peppy; enough to make the daily drive entertaining. This Sportback is a fun car in a hammer-it-around kind of way. Brakes are four-wheel discs with ABS.
Over rough pavement, the Sportback is easy on your backside-something many tuned compacts can’t say. Mitsubishi Lancer Sportback is a smart and sensible fuel efficient car with about 28 mpg average. excellent interior flexibility to a fun-to-drive series.
Mitsubishi Lancer picked by the Insurance Institute for Highway Safety (IIHS) TOP SAFETY PICK for Fifth Consecutive Year that makes it a very safe car for High-speed front impact crash testing, High-speed side impact crash testing and Evaluation of seat/head restraints for protection against net injuries in rear impact crash testing....read morehide
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- Good brand maker with quality, durability and outstanding warranty!
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The Mitsubishi brand is synonymous quality, durability, performance and fun, that's the reason I bought the Mitsubishi Lancer. By its history and legacy being the oldest carmaker in Japan, it says big for a name that started in 1917 and just about when the car was being made. As I checked its roots, I found out more about the car maker and I just wanted to share a tidbit below:
In January 1983, the first Pajero made its debut at the Paris Dakar Rally, taking first place in 1985 at only the third attempt. To date, the Pajero is the most successful vehicle in the Dakar Rally (winning its class 7 out of the last 10 races, and 15 of the full 32 races). This not only gave the Pajero an offroad reputation...read morehide
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- Reliable and rugged as been proven year after year in Dakar rally's DNA.
- No Japanese carmaker offers nowadays 10 year/100K mile warranty!
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Mitsubishi has the right design in this car that other competitors are now finding to copy. It has the right combination of style, comfort, usefulness, fuel economy, performance, riding comfort, long 10 year/100k mile warranty and the choice brand of Akio Toyoda, Toyota's president as the reliable and rugged SUV's that has been proven year after year in Dakar rally as told in Automotive News this month. It is Japan's oldest carmaker, just like U.S.-Ford or Germany's Mercedes Benz....read morehide
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