Vehicle Details The 2013 Mitsubishi Lancer's aggressive and modern exterior styling, sadly, does not extend into the cabin. Driving Experience It should come as no surprise that driving the 2013 Mitsubishi Lancer Evolution is described as both fun and thrilling. The Lancer Evolution, however, is definitely the standout. It seems that this is a trait that cannot escape even the most high-end model. Unfortunately, this has come to be expected from the Lancer family.
The system allows up to a 50:50 torque split between the front and rear wheels. With all the performance available when romping on the long and skinny pedal, you need some good brakes to slow you down. The transmission offers three shift programs: Normal, Sport and S-Sport. Engineers have made the most of high-tech lightweight but exceptionally strong materials. Come over to our Honolulu store and take a look at the great cars we have for you today! The exhaust system with dual exhaust outlets is free-flowing and gives the Lancer Evolution a distinctive and throaty exhaust tone.
The stock exhaust and intake doesn't make too much sound, but I know upgraded parts will make it sound awesome. Market Price calculation is based on vehicles previously or currently listed having similar attributes. Overall, this is one fun car!! The downward dip of the edges leading into angled headlights creates a look that is road-hungry and defiant. This is what makes the car so much fun to drive. A large part of this is thanks to its much softer ride that will make it no problem taking long trips. That fairly thirsty little motor will be replaced by a or possibly all electric system. The front grille is downright mean looking with a huge opening for air to get straight to the intercooler and radiator without any blockage.
Recall Date 2013-09-19 Description Mitsubishi Motors North America, Inc. What really makes the Evolution rally-ready is its all-wheel-drive system and it is one of the best available. On the resale side, we do not expect the Lancer to retain its value as well as the exceptionally resilient Civic or the Mazda3. Much of the detailing of the cabin of the Evolution comes across as somewhat of an afterthought. However, those features that the Lancer Evolution does have are user-friendly and add to the experience of driving it. When you reach over to rip through the gears, your right hand is greeted by a leather-wrapped shifter knob that makes shifting through all five gears a pleasure. The uniquely designed fascia almost gives the appearance of armor.
While the five-speed is a pleasure to shift, we do wonder if a six-speed transmission would have been better to make the car more usable daily and to improve gas mileage. New for 2013 There are no significant changes for 2013. This speeds the car from zero to 60 miles per hour in under 4. The exquisite styling of this vehicle was carefully thought out to produce the highest impact. Our number one priority is to put you in a safe vehicle. In Evolution guise, the 2013 Mitsubishi Lancer is as stiff, loud, raucous and fast as some real race cars.
It's loads of fun but not everyone's idea of everyday transportation. That price makes it a bargain for the amount of performance you get, although it may seem a little steep if you just look at the trim level of the interior. The car is a brute to drive, but will make you feel like you are a rally racing legend and that is what makes it so great. And like that younger fan base, the Evo has matured over the years. Shifts are utterly seamless, with almost no discernible lag time.
Mitsubishi says the massive front grille suggests the air intakes found on high-tech fighter jets. This is designed to produce lightning-fast shifts, which are performed automatically or initiated by paddle shifters on the steering wheel. New for 2013 There are no significant changes for 2013. I jumped at the opportunity to flog Mitsubishi Lancer Evolution Xs around Infineon Raceway as part of Simraceway Performance Driving Center's Mitsubishi Lancer Evolution Experience…. The Sportback's flexible configuration delivers an impressive 52. They called it the Lancer Evolution.
In manual mode, shifts can be made with the console-mounted gear selector or the magnesium-alloy steering wheel paddle shifters. Mitsubishi engineers programmed three automatic drive modes for the Twin-Clutch Sportronic Shift Transmission: Normal, Sport and S-Sport. Drive Away: The service provider will drive your vehicle to the destination. The 2013 Mitsubishi Lancer separates itself from the mundane designs of traditional compact cars with its bold stance, aggressive snout and general attitude inspired by rally cars. One feature of note is the complex seven-airbag system that surrounds the interior of the vehicle. To see what people are paying for Lancers, check out our Fair Purchase Price.