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2013 Mitsubishi Lancer 2013 Chevrolet Cruze 2012 Subaru Impreza
     
Man DE FWD
  • Man DE FWD
  • Man ES FWD
  • CVT ES FWD
  • CVT ES FWD
  • Man GT FWD
  • CVT SE AWD
  • CVT GT FWD
  • CVT GT FWD
  • TC-SST Ralliart AWD
  • Man GSR AWD
  • TC-SST MR AWD
Sedan LS (Manual)
  • Sedan LS (Manual)
  • Sedan LS (Automatic)
  • Sedan 1LT (Manual)
  • Sedan 1LT (Automatic)
  • Sedan ECO (Manual)
  • Sedan ECO (Automatic)
  • Sedan 2LT (Manual)
  • Sedan 2LT (Automatic)
  • Sedan LTZ
2.0i 4-Door Manual
  • 2.0i 4-Door Manual
  • 2.0i 5-Door Manual
  • 2.0i 4-Door Automatic
  • 2.0i Premium 4-Door Manual
  • 2.0i 5-Door Automatic
  • 2.0i Premium 5-Door Manual
  • 2.0i Premium 4-Door Automatic
  • 2.0i Premium 5-Door Automatic
  • 2.0i Sport Premium 5-Door Manual
  • 2.0i Sport Premium 5-Door Automatic
  • 2.0i Limited 4-Door Automatic
  • 2.0i Limited 5-Door Automatic
  • 2.0i Sport Limited 5-Door Automatic

Prices

MSRP $15,995 $17,130 $17,495
Invoice $15,319 $16,530 $16,734
Avg. Paid N/A N/A $15,756

U.S. News Scores

Overall 6.9 8.5 8.1
Critics' Rating 6.8 8.9 8.9
Performance 7.1 8.3 8.4
Interior 6.2 8.3 8.4
Safety 9.0 9.7 9.3
Reliability 3.0 3.0 2.5
Operating Cost N/A N/A 8.2

Pros & Cons

Pros
  • Sharp steering on upper trims
  • Powerful optional engines
  • Good rear-seat legroom
  • Large trunk
  • High fuel economy ratings
  • Accurate steering
  • Comfortable ride
  • Good safety score
  • Standard all-wheel drive
  • Spacious interior
Cons
  • Subpar cabin quality
  • Underpowered base engine
  • Poor fuel economy for the class
  • Lacks the standard interior features of rivals
  • Underpowered base engine
  • Poor reliability score

General Specs

Transmission Manual Manual Manual
Drivetrain Front Wheel Drive Front Wheel Drive All Wheel Drive
Fuel/Engine Gas I4 2.0L/122 Gas I4 1.8L/110 Gas Flat 4 2.0L/122
MPG 25 City / 34 Hwy 25 City / 36 Hwy 25 City / 34 Hwy

Exterior

Body

Body Style Sedan Sedan Sedan

Dimensions

Wheelbase(in) 103.700 105.70 104.1
Length, Overall (in) 180.000 181.00 180.3
Width, Max w/o mirrors (in) 69.400 70.70 68.5
Height, Overall (in) 58.700 58.10 57.7

Doors & Windows

Rear Defrost Standard Standard Standard
Power Windows Standard Standard Standard

Exterior Features

Rear Spoiler Optional Optional Optional

Measurements

Base Curb Weight (lbs) 2866 3093 2910

Tires & Wheels

Tires - Front All-Season Standard Standard Standard
Tires - Rear All-Season Standard Standard Standard
Compact Spare Tire Standard Standard
Full Size Spare Tire Standard Standard
Tire Pressure Monitoring System Standard Standard Standard
Aluminum Wheels Standard
Chrome Wheels Standard
Wheel Locks Optional
Steel Wheels Standard Standard Standard
Wheel Covers Standard Standard Standard

Interior

Convenience & Comfort

Alarm Standard Optional
Auxiliary Pwr Outlet Standard Standard Standard
Vehicle Anti-Theft System Standard Standard Standard
Fog Lamps Optional Optional Optional
Auto-Off Headlights Standard Standard Standard
Front Reading Lamps Standard Standard
Remote Engine Start Optional
Adjustable Steering Wheel Standard Standard Standard
Steering Wheel Controls Standard
Navigation from Telematics Standard
Trip Computer Standard Standard
Remote Trunk Release Standard
Universal Garage Door Opener Optional
Intermittent Wipers Standard Standard Standard
Variable Speed Intermittent Wipers Standard Standard Standard
Front Floor Mats Standard Standard Standard
Keyless Entry Standard Standard
Power Door Locks Standard Standard Standard
Electrochromic rearview mirror Optional
Power Driver Mirror Standard Standard Standard
Driver Vanity Mirror Standard Standard
Passenger Vanity Mirror Standard Standard
Power Steering Standard Standard Standard

Dimensions

Passenger Capacity 5 5 5
Passenger Volume (cu. ft.) 93.000 94.6 96.9
Front Head Room (in) 39.600 39.30 39.8
Front Leg Room (in) 42.300 42.28 43.5
Front Shoulder Room (in) 54.700 54.76 55.6
Front Hip Room (in) 53.300 53.00 52.2
Second Head Room (in) 36.900 37.90 37.1
Second Leg Room (in) 36.100 35.35 35.4
Second Shoulder Room (in) 54.300 53.90 54.2
Second Hip Room (in) 54.100 52.40 53.1
Trunk Volume (cu. ft.) 12.300 15.0 12.0

Entertainment

AM/FM Stereo Standard Standard Standard
Auxiliary Audio Input Standard Optional
CD Player Standard Standard Standard
MP3 Player Standard Standard Standard
Satellite Radio Standard
Premium Sound System Optional

Heating & Cooling

A/C Standard Standard

Navigation & Communication

Onboard Hands-Free Communications System Standard
Wireless Cell Phone Hookup Standard

Seats

Cloth Seats Standard Standard Standard
Leather Seats Standard Standard Standard
Premium Synthetic Seats Standard Standard Standard
Vinyl Seats Standard Standard Standard
Pass-Through Rear Seat Standard Standard
2nd Row Bench Seat Standard Standard Standard
Fixed Bench Seat Standard Standard Standard
Split Bench Seat Standard Standard Standard
Bucket Seats Standard Standard Standard

Safety

Airbags

Driver Air Bag Standard Standard Standard
Passenger Air Bag Standard Standard Standard
Side Head Air Bag Standard Standard Standard
Rear Head Air Bag Standard Standard Standard
Side Air Bag Standard Standard Standard
Rear Body Air Bag Standard

Brakes

4-Wheel ABS Standard Standard Standard
4-Wheel Disc Brakes Standard Standard Standard
Front Disc/Rear Drum Brakes Standard Standard

Safety Features

Brake Assist Standard
Electronic Stability Control Standard Standard Standard
Daytime Running Lights Standard Standard
Child Safety Locks Standard Standard Standard
Traction Control Standard Standard Standard
Emergency Trunk Release Standard Standard Standard

Mechanical

Engine & Performance

All Wheel Drive Standard
Front Wheel Drive Standard Standard
4 Cylinder Engine Standard Standard Standard
Engine Type Gas I4 Gas I4 Gas Flat 4
Displacement 2.0L/122 1.8L/110 2.0L/122
Horsepower (Net @ RPM) 148 @ 6000 138 @ 6300 148 @ 6200
Torque (Net @ RPM) 145 @ 4250 125 @ 3800 145 @ 4200
Transmission Manual Manual Manual
Turning diameter 32.800 35.7 34.8

Fuel

Gasoline Fuel Standard Standard Standard
EPA Fuel Economy Est - City (MPG) 25 (2012) 25 25
EPA Fuel Economy Est - Hwy (MPG) 34 (2012) 36 34
Fuel Tank Capacity, Approx (gal) 15.600 15.6 14.5

Suspension

Suspension Type - Front MacPherson Strut MacPherson Strut MacPherson Strut
Suspension Type - Rear Multi-Link Compound Crank Double Wishbone
Suspension Type - Front (Cont.)
Suspension Type - Rear (Cont.)

Transmission

Automatic Standard Standard
Manual Standard Standard Standard
5-Speed Manual Standard Standard
6-Speed Manual Standard
Transmission Overdrive Switch Standard