Diligently designed for Indian road conditions, Mitsubishi Lancer offers innovative technology combined with economy. And, of course, performance. The car has wax injection, which improves resistance to body corrosion in rust prone areas. Its tropicalised AC is tailor-made for Indian conditions. The car is a fine blend of elegant luxury, consistent performance and state-of-the-art safety elements. It is a joint venture between Japanese auto major Mitsubishi Motors and Indian auto maker Hindustan Motors.
Design and Interior
The car has comfortable and peaceful roomy cabin offering generous luggage space, enough legroom and headroom. It has high sitting position and convenient control panels which have been designed ergonomically so that the occupants have an enjoyable, hassle free riding experience. The comfy features are combined with advanced engine and transmission technology, which together impressive performance.
Some notable features of the car are clear lens headlamp & bold rear combination lamps, premium class fabric upholstery, attractive door trims with fabric inserts, vertical front grill, body colored door handles, retractable assist grip, comfortable sitting posture, air conditioning with rear ducts, electrically adjustable outside mirrors, power steering with tilt adjustment, collapsible steering column, 3 stage Crumple zones and Dual Side impact bars.
Variants and Price
Mitsubishi Lancer is available both in petrol and diesel options. Petrol option comes in two variants-1.5-litre and 1.8-litre engines while diesel option comes with 2.0-litre engine. MSRP of the car is $14,340 - $38,290.
Lancer has optimum power to weight ratio - 87/1010 bhp/kg which provides for its excellent stability. It has SOHC 12Valve MPI Petrol or 08 Valve IDI Diesel 4 cylinder engine.
The Lancer's safety structure comprises front and rear crushable zones that effectively absorb the impact energy of front & rear collisions. Other safety features incorporated include sturdy cabin structure, centrally located fuel tank, ventilated disc brakes, and collapsible steering column.
Technical Specifications of Mitsubishi Lancer