We are 106,000+ car owners sharing real-world car information.

Join Us

2011 Mitsubishi Lancer Pros and Cons at TrueDelta: Owner Pros and Cons by dbsh

Member5093

0

Sign in or join to like this review.

Reviewed: 2011 Mitsubishi Lancer

4dr Sedan 148-horsepower 2.0L I4 6-speed shiftable CVT FWD

Why the 2011 Mitsubishi Lancer?

Warranty, maintenance cost

10 year power train, 5 year bumper to bumper, 7 year rust. #1 was warranty as I am high mileage commuter and my last car died at 130k. I was looking for best warranty.

Fuel economy

I am getting consistent 27-29 MPG on mid-west (flat) back county roads during my commute. I am getting 32 MPG on the highway. My driving style is moderately spirited.

Reliability & durability

Was sold on this feature. Seems to have a decent Module history. Not enough experience to rate directly at this time.

Price or payments

Was a little higher than I wanted but got the Price to where I could go new rather than used. Payments at $200 mo.

Why Not the 2011 Mitsubishi Lancer?

Powertrain performance

I came off of a 220+ Hp 6-cyl car that was 6sp sport transmission. This I4 is quite anemic at 148 HP in comparison. The CVT is different in acceleration profile and inherently smooth. I went for MPG over fun. I miss the get up and go.

Quietness

For the wimpy engine there is far too much noise. Also wind noise seems to be quite high compered to other cars.

Return to top

Sign in or join TrueDelta to post your own thoughts.

Return to top

See TrueDelta's information for all Sedans and Hatchbacks.
See TrueDelta's information for all Mitsubishi models.