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Mitsubishi Lancer vs. Hyundai Elantra Features

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Features Comparison: Mitsubishi Lancer vs. Hyundai Elantra

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Model Year 2016 2016 2016 2016 2016 2016 2016 2016
Model Lancer Lancer Lancer Lancer Elantra Elantra Elantra Elantra
Trim ES SE SEL GT SE Value Edition Limited Sport
Engines (show)  
2.0L I4
DOHC-4v
148 hp@6000
145 lb-ft@4250
             
2.4L I4
DOHC-4v
168 hp@6000
167 lb-ft@4100
       
1.8L I4
DOHC-4v
145 hp@6500
130 lb-ft@4700
         
2.0L I4
DOHC-4v
173 hp@6500
154 lb-ft@4700
             
Transmissions (show)  
5-speed manual            
6-speed manually-shiftable CVT        
6-speed manual            
6-speed manually-shiftable automatic        
Drivetrains (show)  
FWD    
AWD          
Tires (show)  
205/60HR16 tires        
215/45VR18 tires              
195/65R15 tires        
205/55R16 tires            
215/45HR17 tires            
Audio Systems (show)  
Unbranded, 140W, 4 speakers              
Rockford Fosgate, 710W, 9 speakers (with subwoofer)            
Unbranded, 140W, 6 speakers            
Unbranded, 172W, 6 speakers        
Unbranded, 360W, 6 speakers            
Accessories (show)  
Cruise control
First-aid kit        
Power front side windowsOften must be ordered with power rear side windows, if these are available.
Power locks
Power rear side windows
Proximity keyEnter and start the vehicle without removing the key from your pocket.    
Remote appCheck on car and remotely control various functions (remote start, locks, lights, and/or HVAC) from a telephone or computer. Usually requires a monthly fee, though often as part of a package of telematics services.            
Remote keyless entryUnlock and lock the car using buttons on the keyfob.
Remote startStart the car using a button on the keyfob. Interior can be a comfortable temperature as soon as you get in.        
Tilt steering wheel, manual        
Tilt/telescoping steering wheel, manual        
Universal garage door openerHomelink.        
Brakes, Airbags, and Other Safety (show)  
4-wheel disc brakesRear disc brakes.
AlarmOnly listed when pricing a single model because insufficient data for all cars.
Antilock brakes (ABS)Automatically pulse the brakes in hard stops to prevent wheels from locking up, making it possible to brake and steer at the same time.
Brake assistWhen a panic stop is sensed, fully applies the brakes.
Front airbagsMandatory, in all cars.
Front seat active head restraintsAutomatically move forward when the vehicle is rear-ended.
Hill start assistApplies the brakes to hold the vehicle in place on an incline. Incomplete data, so only displayed when pricing a single vehicle.        
Knee airbag, driver        
Obstacle detection, rearBeeps signal distance to object behind vehicle. Parking aid.        
Rearview cameraRearview camera connected to display screen on the instrument panel. Often requires navigation system.
Side curtain airbagsAirbags contained just above the window level. Except in cars without a rear seat usually cover first and second row.
Stability controlSelectively applies the brakes to prevent excessive understeer or oversteer (spinning).
Temporary spare tire        
Tire-pressure monitorTwo types: a warning light when a tire is low on air and a pressure readout for each tire.
Traction controlWhen a drive wheel slips, it is braked and/or engine power is reduced, restoring traction.
Vehicle health reportsPeriodically uploads and emails a vehicle diagnostic check.            
Cargo Management (show)  
Cargo net        
Cargo tray        
Console with shifter
Overhead sunglass holderUsually part of an overhead console.        
Climate Control and Infotainment (show)  
Air conditioning
Audio controls on steering wheel
Automatic climate control, frontMaintains set temperature in front row. Requires air conditioning and does not include its value.      
Aux inputJack for an iPod or similar device. No value because of incomplete data. Will soon be standard on nearly every car.
Bluetooth audio streamingUses Bluetooth rather than a cable to integrate audio device. Requires compatible audio device and/or phone.    
Bluetooth cell phone linkEnables hands-free communication by wirelessly connecting a cell phone to a microphone and the vehicle's stereo speakers.
CD player
Dual-zone climate controlTemperature can be separately set for left and right sides of the passenger compartment. Requires air conditioning and does not include its value.              
HD radioHigh-definition radio, which broadcasts a digital signal. Free, no subscription fees.        
Interior air filterFilters exterior air before it enters the passenger compartment. No default value because most cars have them, even in cases where they're not in the official list of features.
Ionizing air filtrationIonizes air to clean it. Might create high levels of ozone.              
Media drive, smallBuilt-in flash drive with a small amount of storage for MP3 and other audio files.        
MP3-compatible playerAudio system capable of playing discs with MP3 files.
Navigation systemScreen-based navigation system.    
Pandora internet radio connectivityRequires connected compatible phone.            
Rain-sensing wipersWipers automatically turn on and adjust their speed based on input from a rain sensor.            
Rear defrost
Rear heat ductsDucts under front seats direct heated air to the second row.
Satellite radioXM or Sirius. Includes a subscription for three to six months, after which monthly fees apply.
Surround sound            
Telematics service, such as OnStar, with navigationIn-vehicle security, communications, and diagnostics system plus turn-by-turn navigation (no map display). For 2011 and newer cars often includes a remote app. Monthly fee after the first 6-12 months.            
Traffic + travel informationInformation about traffic plus weather, gas prices, sports news, and/or movie times. Monthly fee after first 3-12 months.            
Traffic informationInformation about traffic conditions. Monthly fee after first 3-12 months.        
USB portOften permits an iPod or phone to be integrated into the vehicle's entertainment system and controls.
Variable intermittent wipersTime between wipes can be precisely adjusted.    
Voice control for external devicesPhone or other device operated via the vehicle's voice command system. Requires a compatible device--all aren't supported.        
Voice control for nav and audioSometimes also includes voice control over climate control system.    
Exterior (show)  
Additional chrome trimOnly listed if not standard on all trims. No value because no way to compare across models.        
Body kitSide skirts and possibly a front air dam and rear apron.        
Bright-finished exhaust tip(s)Chrome or polished metal exhaust tip.            
Mud guardsFlaps mounted behind two to four wheels, to protect the body from mud and rocks.        
Rear spoilerCan be small lip spoiler or a larger raised spoiler.
Sunroof      
Instruments, Lights, and Mirrors (show)  
Auto-dimming rearview mirrorInterior rearview mirror automatically dims when hit by headlights of following vehicle.    
Automatic headlightsHeadlights automatically turn on and off. Includes value of automatic-off headlights.    
Automatic-off headlightsHeadlights automatically turn off.            
Fog lightsLight wide area close in front of the vehicle.
Heated mirrorsClears ice and fog from mirrors.
Illuminated visor mirror, driverIncludes value of non-illuminated vanity mirror.        
Illuminated visor mirror, passengerIncludes value of non-illuminated vanity mirror.        
LED tail lightsOnly listed if not standard on all trims. No value because no way to compare across models.            
Map lightsFront row reading lights.
Outside temperature display
Power mirrorsIncludes value of manual remote mirrors.
Spotter mirror(s)Auxiliary convex lens in the corner of the outside mirror that improves view of the driver's blind spot.        
TachometerReports engine speed.
Trip computerReports average fuel economy, and perhaps also instantaneous fuel economy, distance to empty, average speed, and other stats.
Turn signals on or near mirrors  
Visor mirror, driver        
Visor mirror, passenger        
Powertrain (show)  
Steering-wheel-mounted transmission controlsPaddles or buttons that can be used to manually shift the transmission. Only listed when optional or not always included with an automatic transmission.              
Seats and Interior Trim (show)  
Front buckets
Second-row 2-section 3-person split bench
All-weather floor matsAll-weather floormats.        
Center armrest(s), front row
Center armrest(s), second row
Door sill trim plates          
Floor mats
Folding second row seatsSeat folds to enlarge cargo area. Unless the seat is also removable, it usually folds flat or nearly flat.
Heated front seats    
Heated second row seats              
Leather seating surfacesSeating surfaces are trimmed in leather; other upholstery tends to be leatherette.          
Leather-wrapped steering wheel      
Manual height adjuster, driver seat    
Metal pedals              
Power fore-aft adjuster, driver seat            
Power height adjuster, driver seat            
Power lumbar adjuster, driver seatPower-adjustable lower back support.            
Power recliner, driver seat            
Power tilt adjuster, driver seatPower tilting seat cushion; can take the form of a second height adjustment.            
Suspension, Wheels, and Tires (show)  
Alloy wheels    
Electronic systems calibration selectorVaries throttle, steering, ABS, and/or stability control calibration.              
Machined alloy wheelsOuter surface of alloy wheels machines to yield a bright finish. Replace and include value of reqular alloy wheels.            
Performance steering system (optional)Only listed if not standard on all trims. No value because no way to compare across models.              
Sport suspension (upgrade)Only listed if not standard on all trims. No value because no way to compare across models.              
Touring suspension (upgrade)Less firm than a sport suspension. Only listed if an option or not standard on all trims.        
Wheel locksLug nuts that can only be removed using a special key. Prevents theft of wheels.

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Option Package Contents

Sun and Sound Package

Features
Sunroof
Satellite radio
Rearview camera
Surround sound
HD radio
Rockford Fosgate, 710W, 9 speakers (with subwoofer)

Popular Equipment Package

Features
Automatic headlights
Fog lights
Alloy wheels
Bluetooth cell phone link
Rearview camera
Spotter mirror(s)
Audio controls on steering wheel
Heated mirrors
Illuminated visor mirror, driver
Illuminated visor mirror, passenger
205/55R16 tires

Tech Package

Features
Pandora internet radio connectivity
Navigation system
Sunroof
Voice control for nav and audio
Traffic + travel information
Bluetooth audio streaming
Unbranded, 360W, 6 speakers

Tech Package

Features
Pandora internet radio connectivity
Navigation system
Sunroof
Voice control for nav and audio
Traffic + travel information
Bluetooth audio streaming
Unbranded, 360W, 6 speakers

Blue Link

Features
Telematics service, such as OnStar, with navigation
Vehicle health reports
Remote app
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