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2015 Mitsubishi Lancer Evolution
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2014 Subaru Impreza WRX STI Sedan
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Overview

Engine
2.0-liter Turbo Inline-4 Gas
Engine
2.5-liter Turbo Flat 4 Gas
Transmission
5-Speed Manual
Transmission
6-Speed Manual
Drivetrain
All-Wheel Drive
Drivetrain
All-Wheel Drive
Fuel Economy
City: 17 MPG
Hwy: 23 MPG
Fuel Economy
City: 17 MPG
Hwy: 23 MPG
Fuel Tank Capacity
14.5 gallons
Fuel Tank Capacity
16.9 gallons
Seating Capacity
5 seater
Seating Capacity
5 seater
Trunk Volume
6.9 ft³
Trunk Volume
11.3 ft³

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Performance Specs

Engine and Transmission

Engine
2.0-liter Turbo Inline-4 Gas
2.5-liter Turbo Flat 4 Gas
Horsepower
291 hp @ 6500 rpm
305 hp @ 6000 rpm
Torque
300 lb-ft @ 4000 rpm
290 lb-ft @ 4000 rpm
Transmission
5-Speed Manual
6-Speed Manual
Drivetrain
All-Wheel Drive
All-Wheel Drive

Steering

Steering Type
Rack-Pinion
Rack-Pinion
Turning Diameter
38.7 ft
36.1 ft

Wheels

Front Wheel Size
18" x 8.5"
18" x 8.5"
Rear Wheel Size
18" x 8.5"
18" x 8.5"

Suspension

Front Suspension
Strut
Strut
Rear Suspension
Multi-Link
Double Wishbone

Tires

Front Tire
P245/40YR18
P245/40WR18
Rear Tire
P245/40YR18
P245/40WR18
Spare Tire
Compact
Compact

Fuel and MPG

Fuel Economy

Combined
19 MPG
19 MPG
City
17 MPG
17 MPG
Highway
23 MPG
23 MPG

Emissions

CO2 Emissions @ 15K mi/year
9.3 Tons/yr
9.4 (Est) Tons/yr

Fuel Tank

Fuel Tank Capacity
14.5 gallons
16.9 gallons
Cruising Range City
246.5 miles
287.3 miles
Cruising Range Highway
333.5 miles
388.7 miles

Dimensions and Measurement

Exterior Dimensions

Length
177 in
180.3 in
Height
58.3 in
57.9 in
Max Width
71.3 in
70.7 in
Front Width
60.8 in
60.2 in
Rear Width
60.8 in
60.6 in
Wheelbase
104.3 in
103.3 in
Ground Clearance
5.5 in
5.9 in

Interior Space

Seating Capacity
5 seater
5 seater
Front Seat Leg Room
42.3 in
43.5 in
Front Seat Headroom
40.6 in
40.3 in
Front Seat Shoulder Room
54.7 in
54.8 in
Front Seat Hip Room
53.3 in
53.4 in
Rear Seat Leg Room
36.1 in
33.5 in
Rear Seat Headroom
36.9 in
37.6 in
Rear Seat Shoulder Room
54.3 in
53.2 in
Rear Seat Hip Room
54.1 in
53.3 in

Weight and Towing

Curb Weight
3,527 lbs
3,384 lbs

Cargo Space

Trunk Volume
6.9 ft³
11.3 ft³

Colors and Materials

Standard Exterior Colors

  • Apex Silver
  • Mercury Gray
  • Octane Blue
  • Rally Red
  • Wicked White
  • Crystal Black Silica
  • Dark Gray Metallic
  • Ice Silver Metallic
  • Plasma Blue Silica
  • Satin White Pearl
  • WR Blue Pearl

Optional Exterior Colors

Phantom Black
N/A

Standard Interior Materials

  • Black, Cloth Seat Trim
  • Black, Leather Seating Surfaces
  • Black, Alcantara Upholstery

Features and Options

Infotainment

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

Interior Trim

Bucket Seats
Standard
Standard
Cloth Seats
Standard
Not Available
Leather Seats
Standard
Standard
Leather Steering Wheel
Standard
Standard
Premium Synthetic Seats
Standard
Standard
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
Standard
Cruise Control
Standard
Standard
Heated Front Seat(s)
Not Available
Standard
Keyless Entry
Standard
Standard
Remote Trunk Release
Standard
Standard

Safety

Safety Features

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

US NHTSA crash test result

Rollover Rating
N/A

Airbags

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

Warranty

Warranty Summary

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