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2014 Mitsubishi Lancer Sportback
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2014 Volkswagen GTI
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Overview

Engine
2.0-liter Inline-4 Gas
Engine
2.0-liter Turbo Inline-4 Gas
Transmission
Continuously Variable Automatic (CVT)
Transmission
N/A
Drivetrain
Front-Wheel Drive
Drivetrain
Front-Wheel Drive
Fuel Economy
City: 24 MPG
Hwy: 32 MPG
Fuel Economy
City: 21 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
2.0-liter Inline-4 Gas
2.0-liter Turbo Inline-4 Gas
Horsepower
148 hp @ 6000 rpm
200 hp @ 5100-6000 rpm
Torque
145 lb-ft @ 4200 rpm
207 lb-ft @ 1800-5000 rpm
Transmission
Continuously Variable Automatic (CVT)
N/A
Drivetrain
Front-Wheel Drive
Front-Wheel Drive

Steering

Steering Type
Rack-Pinion
Pwr Rack & Pinion
Turning Diameter
32.8 ft
35.8 ft

Wheels

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

Suspension

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

Tires

Front Tire
P205/60HR16
225/40R18
Rear Tire
P205/60HR16
225/40R18
Spare Tire
Compact
Compact

Fuel and MPG

Fuel Economy

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

Emissions

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

Fuel Tank

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

Dimensions and Measurement

Exterior Dimensions

Length
180.4 in
165.8 in
Height
59.3 in
57.8 in
Max Width
69.4 in
70 in
Front Width
60.2 in
60.4 in
Rear Width
60.2 in
59.7 in
Wheelbase
103.7 in
101.5 in
Ground Clearance
5.5 in
5 in

Interior Space

Seating Capacity
5 seater
5 seater
Front Seat Leg Room
42.3 in
41.2 in
Front Seat Headroom
39.6 in
39.3 in
Front Seat Shoulder Room
54.7 in
54.7 in
Front Seat Hip Room
53.3 in
N/A
Rear Seat Leg Room
35.9 in
35.5 in
Rear Seat Headroom
36.8 in
38.5 in
Rear Seat Shoulder Room
54.3 in
54.6 in
Rear Seat Hip Room
54.1 in
N/A

Weight and Towing

Curb Weight
3,043 lbs
3,113 lbs

Cargo Space

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

Colors and Materials

Standard Exterior Colors

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

Standard Interior Materials

  • Black, Deluxe Fabric Seating Surfaces
  • Interlagos, Cloth seat trim

Features and Options

Infotainment

Auxiliary Audio Input
Standard
Not Available
MP3 Player
Standard
Not Available

Interior Trim

Bucket Seats
Standard
Not Available
Cloth Seats
Standard
Not Available

Comfort

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

Safety

Safety Features

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

US NHTSA crash test result

Overall Rating
N/A
Frontal Barrier Crash Rating
N/A
Side Crash Rating
N/A
Rollover Rating

Airbags

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

Warranty

Warranty Summary

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