2016 MITSUBISHI LANCER
The Lancer ES 2.0, the Lancer’s most basic trim, has a 2.0-liter V4 engine that delivers 148-horsepower. Buyers have the option of the standard 5-speed manual transmission or can spend an extra $1,000 for a continuously variable transmission (CVT). The ES averages 27 MPG city and 35 MPG highway. The basic ES 2.0 is equipped with front-wheel drive, and other Lancer models give buyers the options of front or all-wheel drive. The ES 2.0 with a 5-speed manual transmission has an MSRP of $17,995.
The 2016 Mitsubishi Lancer retains the traditional four-door sedan shape, but its newest generation has some revisions that add an extra sporty feel to its exterior. The Lancer’s front-end is made up of a chrome lower and upper grille. Its equipped with 16-inch alloy wheels, fog lights and LED daytime running lights. The car’s exterior power-mirrors are heated and have built-in turn signals.
Mitsubishi has added multiple new interior features that make the Lancer’s base model much more modern. These features include a color LCD multi-information display, FUSE Hands-free Link System with Bluetooth, and USB port , multi-information display in the dashboard. There are two 12-volt accessory outlets, which make it convenient for the driver and a passenger to simultaneously charge their devices.
Seats are covered with quality cloth upholstery and black trim, and the console surfaces are a mix of two textures, including a matte-metal. The cabin’s dimensions make for a relatively roomy drive for both driver and passengers.
Mitsubishi Lancer has always received high safety scores and its 2016 model is no exception as it was selected as a 2016 Top Safety Pick. One notable feature of Mitsubishi’s Lancer is that all of Lancer trims are equipped with the same safety features. Many other makes and models on the market offer different safety features that vary based on the price of each model’s trim.
The car’s technology safety features include a tire pressure monitoring system and active stability control. Additionally, the Lancer’s “direct driving dynamics” make it easier for the driver to make sudden, evasive maneuvers in emergency situations. In case of a collision, there are seven airbags located throughout the car.
OTHER LANCER TRIMS
The Lancer is available in five different trims. While the ES 2.0 is the most basic, the Lancer GT 2.4 is the most equipped. The GT 2.4 has a 2.4-liter engine that generates 168-horsepower. Buyers have the option of a 5-speed manual transmission which has an MSRP of $22,495 or the Continuously Variable Transmission (CVT), which has an MSRP of $23,495.
Compared to the ES 2.0 GT 2.4 has a couple sportier exterior features, like two-tone 18-inch alloy rims, a rear spoiler and an exhaust finisher. The car’s interior is outfitted with leather seating, a sunroof and a Rockford Fosgate premium sound system.
CAR BUYING CONTROL
To give car buyers more control of the features they want to pay for, Mitsubishi offers a variety of extra accessories. A remote engine starter can be purchased for an additional $595 and rear park assist sensors can be added on for an additional $430.
The Mitsubishi Lancer is backed by a 5-year or 60,000-mile limited warranty, 10-year or 100,000-mile powertrain warranty and includes roadside assistance.
CHECK A LANCER OUT TODAY
University Mitsubishi has a great selection of Lancers and other Mitsubishi inventory. While we don’t have the 2016 Lancer yet, we will be adding it to our inventory soon. We are located outside of Ft. Lauderdale and have really convenient hours so come by and check out some cars today.