Compare Mitsubishi Lancer Sportback vs Scion tC

Overview

Engine
2.0L Inline-4 Gas
Engine
2.5L Inline-4 Gas
Transmission
Continuously Variable Automatic (CVT)
Transmission
6-Speed Manual
Drivetrain
Front-Wheel Drive
Drivetrain
Front-Wheel Drive
Fuel Economy
City: 24 MPG
Hwy: 32 MPG
Fuel Economy
City: 23 MPG
Hwy: 31 MPG
Fuel Tank Capacity
15.3 gallons
Fuel Tank Capacity
14.5 gallons
Seating Capacity
5 seater
Seating Capacity
5 seater
Cargo Volume with Rear Seat Down
46.6 ft³
Cargo Volume with Rear Seat Down
N/A

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Performance Specs

Engine and Transmission

Engine
2.0L Inline-4 Gas
2.5L Inline-4 Gas
Horsepower
148 hp @ 6000 rpm
179 hp @ 6000 rpm
Torque
145 lb-ft @ 4200 rpm
172 lb-ft @ 4100 rpm
Transmission
Continuously Variable Automatic (CVT)
6-Speed Manual
Drivetrain
Front-Wheel Drive
Front-Wheel Drive

Weight and Towing

Curb Weight
3,043 lbs
3,082 lbs

Fuel and MPG

Fuel Economy

Combined
27 MPG
26 MPG
City
24 MPG
23 MPG
Highway
32 MPG
31 MPG

Emissions

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

Fuel Tank

Fuel Tank Capacity
15.3 gallons
14.5 gallons
Cruising Range City
367.2 miles
333.5 miles
Cruising Range Highway
489.6 miles
449.5 miles

Dimensions and Measurement

Exterior Dimensions

Length
180.4 in
176.6 in
Height
59.3 in
55.7 in
Max Width
69.4 in
70.7 in
Front Width
60.2 in
60.6 in
Rear Width
60.2 in
61.4 in
Wheelbase
103.7 in
106.3 in
Ground Clearance
5.5 in
6.3 in

Interior Space

Seating Capacity
5 seater
5 seater
Front Seat Leg Room
42.3 in
41.8 in
Front Seat Headroom
39.6 in
37.7 in
Front Seat Shoulder Room
54.7 in
55.4 in
Front Seat Hip Room
53.3 in
52.6 in
Rear Seat Leg Room
35.9 in
34.6 in
Rear Seat Headroom
36.8 in
36.4 in
Rear Seat Shoulder Room
54.3 in
52.1 in
Rear Seat Hip Room
54.1 in
48.5 in

Cargo Space

Cargo Volume with Rear Seat Up
13.8 ft³
N/A
Cargo Volume with Rear Seat Down
46.6 ft³
N/A

Wheels and Suspension

Steering

Steering Type
Rack-Pinion
Rack-Pinion
Turning Diameter
32.8 ft
37.4 ft

Wheels

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

Suspension

Front Suspension
Strut
Strut
Rear Suspension
Multi-Link
Double Wishbone

Tires

Front Tire
P205/60HR16
P225/45WR18
Rear Tire
P205/60HR16
P225/45WR18
Spare Tire
Compact
Compact

Colors and Materials

Standard Exterior Colors

  • Apex Silver Metallic
  • Cosmic Blue Pearl
  • Mercury Gray Pearl
  • Rally Red Metallic
  • Tarmac Black Pearl
  • Wicked White Metallic
  • Absolutely Red
  • Black
  • Blizzard Pearl
  • Blue Streak Metallic
  • Cement
  • Cosmic Gray Mica
  • Magnetic Gray Metallic

Standard Interior Materials

  • Black, Deluxe Fabric Seating Surfaces
  • Dark Charcoal, Fabric Upholstery

Features and Options

Infotainment

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

Interior Trim

Bucket Seats
Standard
Standard
Cloth Seats
Standard
Standard
Leather Steering Wheel
Not Available
Standard
Sun/Moonroof
Not Available
Standard

Comfort

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

Safety

Safety Features

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
Standard
Standard
Passenger Air Bag
Standard
Standard
Rear Head Air Bag
Standard
Standard

Warranty

Warranty Summary

Basic
5 Years / 60,000 Miles
3 Years / 36,000 Miles
Corrosion
7 Years / 100,000 Miles
5 Years / Unlimited Miles
Drivetrain
10 Years / 100,000 Miles
5 Years / 60,000 Miles
Roadside Assistance
5 Years / Unlimited Miles
2 Years / Unlimited Miles
Maintenance
N/A
2 Years / 25,000 Miles
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