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Mitsubishi Lancer Reliability by Model Generation

Results are for year ending September 30, 2016. Only successfully completed repairs are currently included in the analysis. Routine maintenance, most wear items, recalls, and problems fixed with just a reflash or warning light reset are not included.
Year and Model Percent of Average  
2008 - 2015 Mitsubishi Lancer / Evolution
22.5714285714% Best 77% Worst
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What Our Members Are Saying about the Reliability And Durability of the Mitsubishi Lancer / Evolution

Mitsubishi Lancer / Evolution Reliability And Durability: Pros
YearBody/PowertrainComment
2011 4dr Sedan 148-horsepower 2.0L I4
6-speed shiftable CVT FWD
Was sold on this feature. Seems to have a decent Module history. Not enough experience to rate directly at this time. full 2011 Mitsubishi Lancer / Evolution review
2010 4dr Sedan 168-horsepower 2.4L I4
6-speed shiftable CVT FWD
More solid off the lot than the Civic SI. Car feels built very well. Very impressed with Mitsubishi and still amazed that this car is only 22k. full 2010 Mitsubishi Lancer / Evolution review
2010 4dr Sedan 168-horsepower 2.4L I4
6-speed shiftable CVT FWD
This car has been a track and autocross beast from day 1 because hey, free car. It's seen many long trips, including an Austin to Seattle loop via as many scenic roads we could fit in. And it just doesn't break. Maintain it well and it will run like a charm. full 2010 Mitsubishi Lancer / Evolution review
2009 4dr Sedan 168-horsepower 2.4L I4
6-speed shiftable CVT FWD
I have owned my lancer for almost three years now,it has 59k miles and I have had 0 issues, I am still using the same bulbs, brakes and rotors that came with the car. my friends 08 328i has already had his window motor go out at 65k amongst other things full 2009 Mitsubishi Lancer / Evolution review
2008 4dr Sedan 152-horsepower 2.0L I4
CVT FWD
10 year warranty and over 25 years of rally competitions, need I say more. To give that kind of warranty proves that Mitsubishi stands behind their vehicles. full 2008 Mitsubishi Lancer / Evolution review
2008 4dr Sedan 152-horsepower 2.0L I4
6-speed shiftable CVT FWD
Has run flawlessly so far in the 15,000km of ownership. Servicing costs are minimal, 15,000km service interval. Use of timing chain, means no expensive timing belt changes. full 2008 Mitsubishi Lancer / Evolution review
2005 4dr Sedan 120-horsepower 2.0L I4
5-speed manual FWD
I have had the car for more than 5 years with 130,000 km on it and have never had to do any work to the car, other than routine maintenance every 12,000 km. full 2005 Mitsubishi Lancer / Evolution review
Mitsubishi Lancer / Evolution Reliability And Durability: Cons
YearBody/PowertrainComment
2009 4dr Sedan 168-horsepower 2.4L I4
6-speed shiftable CVT FWD
Break Booster Recall SRS Sensor Recall 2 bearings and hubs 1 abs sensor 1 tire rod 1 rim. when i first got car it vibrated and tires had flat spot and sat so long oil was bad full 2009 Mitsubishi Lancer / Evolution review
Mitsubishi Lancer / Evolution Reliability And Durability: Neutral
YearBody/PowertrainComment
2010 4dr Sedan 168-horsepower 2.4L I4
6-speed shiftable CVT FWD
This car will outlive cockroaches, Twinkies and all the other survivors of the apocalypse if you take care of it well. full 2010 Mitsubishi Lancer / Evolution review