Mitsubishi Lancer is specially designed for road conditions in India

Mitsubishi Lancer

Mitsubishi Lancer
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

1.5 L Petrol 2.0 L Diesel 1.8 L Petrol (Automatic)
Type 4 cyl. Inline SOHC 12Valve MPI Petrol 4 cyl. Inline SOHC 8Valve IDI Diesel 4 cyl. Inline SOHC 16Valve MPI Petrol
Displacement(cc) 1468 1998 1834
Max. Power (PS / rpm) 87 / 5500 68 / 4500 122 / 5500
Max. Torque (kgm / rpm 13.5 / 3300 12.5 / 3000 16.5 / 4000
Max. Speed 175 km/hr 155 km/hr 175 km/hr
Min. Turning Radius 5.1 m 5.1 m 5.1 m
Type 5-speed Manual 5-speed Manual INVECS II - 4 Speed Automatic with Sports Mode
(Intelligent & Innovative Vehicle Electronic Control System)
Fuel System
Fuel Supply Equipment ECI Multi Distribution Type Injection Pump ECI Multi
Fuel Tank Capacity 50 litres 50 litres 50 litres
Front Gas Filled Shock Absorber With Coil Springs and Stabilizer Bar
Rear Multi-Link with Stabilizer Bar
Front Ventilated Disc Brakes
Rear Leading & Trailing Shoe Drum Brakes
Size 175/80R13
Overall Length (mm) 4290 4290 4290
Overall Width (mm) 1690 1690 1690
Overall Height (mm) 1430 1430 1430
Wheelbase (mm) 2500 2500 2500
Ground Clearance (mm) 185 185 175
Kerb Weight (kg) 1010 1095 1125