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2014 Mitsubishi Lancer Sportback
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Overview

Engine
2.3-liter Inline-4 Gas
Engine
2.0-liter Inline-4 Gas
Transmission
N/A
Transmission
Continuously Variable Automatic (CVT)
Drivetrain
Front-Wheel Drive
Drivetrain
Front-Wheel Drive
Fuel Economy
City: 18 MPG
Hwy: 25 MPG
Fuel Economy
City: 24 MPG
Hwy: 32 MPG
Fuel Tank Capacity
15.9 gallons
Fuel Tank Capacity
15.3 gallons
Seating Capacity
5 seater
Seating Capacity
5 seater
Cargo Volume with Rear Seat Down
42.8 ft³
Cargo Volume with Rear Seat Down
46.6 ft³

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Performance Specs

Engine and Transmission

Engine
2.3-liter Inline-4 Gas
2.0-liter Inline-4 Gas
Horsepower
263 hp @ 5500 rpm
148 hp @ 6000 rpm
Torque
280 lb-ft @ 3000 rpm
145 lb-ft @ 4200 rpm
Transmission
N/A
Continuously Variable Automatic (CVT)
Drivetrain
Front-Wheel Drive
Front-Wheel Drive

Steering

Steering Type
Pwr Rack & Pinion
Rack-Pinion
Turning Diameter
36 ft
32.8 ft
Turning Diameter Wall to Wall
39.1 ft
N/A

Wheels

Front Wheel Size
18" x 7.5"
16" x 6.5"
Rear Wheel Size
18" x 7.5"
16" x 6.5"

Suspension

Front Suspension
MacPherson Strut
Strut
Rear Suspension
Multi-link
Multi-Link

Tires

Front Tire
P225/40YR18
P205/60HR16
Rear Tire
P225/40YR18
P205/60HR16
Spare Tire
T125/70D17
Compact

Fuel and MPG

Fuel Economy

Combined
21 MPG
27 MPG
City
18 MPG
24 MPG
Highway
25 MPG
32 MPG

Emissions

CO2 Emissions @ 15K mi/year
8.7 Tons/yr
6.8 (Est) Tons/yr

Fuel Tank

Fuel Tank Capacity
15.9 gallons
15.3 gallons
Cruising Range City
286.2 miles
367.2 miles
Cruising Range Highway
397.5 miles
489.6 miles

Dimensions and Measurement

Exterior Dimensions

Length
177.6 in
180.4 in
Height
57.5 in
59.3 in
Max Width
69.7 in
69.4 in
Front Width
60.4 in
60.2 in
Rear Width
60 in
60.2 in
Wheelbase
103.9 in
103.7 in
Ground Clearance
4.7 in
5.5 in

Interior Space

Seating Capacity
5 seater
5 seater
Front Seat Leg Room
42 in
42.3 in
Front Seat Headroom
38.9 in
39.6 in
Front Seat Shoulder Room
54.9 in
54.7 in
Front Seat Hip Room
53.7 in
53.3 in
Rear Seat Leg Room
36.2 in
35.9 in
Rear Seat Headroom
38 in
36.8 in
Rear Seat Shoulder Room
54 in
54.3 in
Rear Seat Hip Room
52.2 in
54.1 in

Weight and Towing

Curb Weight
3,281 lbs
3,043 lbs

Cargo Space

Cargo Volume with Rear Seat Up
17 ft³
13.8 ft³
Cargo Volume with Rear Seat Down
42.8 ft³
46.6 ft³

Colors and Materials

Standard Exterior Colors

N/A
  • Apex Silver Metallic
  • Cosmic Blue Pearl
  • Mercury Gray Pearl
  • Rally Red Metallic
  • Tarmac Black Pearl
  • Wicked White Metallic

Standard Interior Materials

  • Black/Red, Leather & cloth seat trim
  • Black, Deluxe Fabric Seating Surfaces

Features and Options

Infotainment

HD Radio
Optional
Not Available
Bluetooth Connection
Standard
Not Available
Premium Sound System
Standard
Not Available
Satellite Radio
Optional
Not Available
Auxiliary Audio Input
Standard
Standard
MP3 Player
Standard
Standard

Interior Trim

Bucket Seats
Standard
Standard
Cloth Seats
Standard
Standard
Leather Seats
Standard
Not Available
Leather Steering Wheel
Standard
Not Available
Premium Synthetic Seats
Standard
Not Available
Vinyl Seats
Standard
Not Available

Comfort

Navigation System
Optional
Optional
Steering Wheel Audio Controls
Standard
Standard
Power Mirror(s)
Standard
Standard
A/C
Standard
Standard
Climate Control
Standard
Not Available
Cruise Control
Standard
Standard
Keyless Entry
Standard
Standard
Multi-Zone A/C
Standard
Not Available
Keyless Start
Optional
Not Available

Safety

Safety Features

Blind Spot Monitor
Optional
Not Available
ABS
Standard
Standard
Tire Pressure Monitor
Standard
Standard
Brake Assist
Standard
Standard
Stability Control
Standard
Standard
Traction Control
Standard
Standard

US NHTSA crash test result

Overall Rating
Frontal Barrier Crash Rating
Side Crash Rating
Rollover Rating

Airbags

Driver Air Bag
Standard
Standard
Front Head Air Bag
Standard
Standard
Front Side Air Bag
Standard
Standard
Knee Air Bag
Not Available
Standard
Passenger Air Bag
Standard
Standard
Rear Head Air Bag
Standard
Standard

Warranty

Warranty Summary

Basic
3 Years / 36,000 Miles
5 Years / 60,000 Miles
Corrosion
5 Years / Unlimited Miles
7 Years / 100,000 Miles
Drivetrain
5 Years / 60,000 Miles
10 Years / 100,000 Miles
Roadside Assistance
3 Years / 36,000 Miles
5 Years / Unlimited Miles