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Optional Optional
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2013 Mitsubishi Lancer 2013 Honda Fit 2013 Ford Focus
     
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
Automatic
  • Manual
  • Automatic
  • Manual Sport
  • Automatic Sport
  • Automatic Sport with Navigation
4dr Sdn S
  • 4dr Sdn S
  • 4dr Sdn SE
  • 5dr HB SE
  • 4dr Sdn Titanium
  • 5dr HB ST
  • 5dr HB Titanium

Prices

MSRP $15,995 $16,225 $16,200
Invoice $15,319 $15,798 $15,269
Avg. Paid N/A N/A $13,252

U.S. News Scores

Overall 6.9 8.4 8.2
Critics' Rating 6.8 9.0 9.3
Performance 7.1 8.1 8.4
Interior 6.2 8.8 7.5
Safety 9.0 8.3 9.0
Reliability 3.0 3.0 3.0
Operating Cost N/A N/A 8.4

Pros & Cons

Pros
  • Sharp steering on upper trims
  • Powerful optional engines
  • Good rear-seat legroom
  • Impressive cabin space
  • Innovative storage options
  • Good front and rear visibility
  • Athletic handling
  • Attractive cabin materials
  • Good fuel economy
Cons
  • Subpar cabin quality
  • Underpowered base engine
  • Poor fuel economy for the class
  • Lacks the standard interior features of rivals
  • Underpowered engine
  • Engine and road noise permeates cabin
  • Competitors offer more features
  • Large turning radius
  • Complicated infotainment system

General Specs

Transmission Manual Automatic Manual
Drivetrain Front Wheel Drive Front Wheel Drive Front Wheel Drive
Fuel/Engine Gas I4 2.0L/122 Gas I4 1.5L/91 Gas I4 2.0L/122
MPG 25 City / 34 Hwy 28 City / 35 Hwy 26 City / 36 Hwy

Exterior

Body

Body Style Sedan Hatchback Sedan

Dimensions

Wheelbase(in) 103.700 98.4 104.3
Length, Overall (in) 180.000 161.6 178.5
Width, Max w/o mirrors (in) 69.400 66.7 71.8
Height, Overall (in) 58.700 60.0 57.7

Doors & Windows

Rear Defrost Standard Standard Standard
Power Windows Standard Standard Standard

Exterior Features

Rear Spoiler Optional

Measurements

Base Curb Weight (lbs) 2866 2577 2907

Tires & Wheels

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

Interior

Convenience & Comfort

Alarm Standard
Auxiliary Pwr Outlet Standard Standard
Cruise Control Standard
Vehicle Anti-Theft System Standard Standard Standard
Fog Lamps Optional Optional
Auto-Off Headlights Standard
Interior Cargo Shade Optional
Remote Engine Start Optional Optional
Adjustable Steering Wheel Standard Standard Standard
Steering Wheel Controls Optional
Leather Wrapped Steering Wheel Optional
Trip Computer Standard Standard
Remote Trunk Release Standard
Intermittent Wipers Standard Standard Standard
Variable Speed Intermittent Wipers Standard Standard Standard
Front Floor Mats Standard Optional
Keyless Entry Standard Standard
Power Door Locks Standard Standard Standard
Power Driver Mirror Standard Standard Standard
Driver Vanity Mirror Standard
Passenger Vanity Mirror Standard
Power Steering Standard Standard Standard

Dimensions

Passenger Capacity 5 5 5
Passenger Volume (cu. ft.) 93.000 90.8 90.7
Front Head Room (in) 39.600 40.4 38.3
Front Leg Room (in) 42.300 41.3 41.9
Front Shoulder Room (in) 54.700 52.7 55.6
Front Hip Room (in) 53.300 51.5 53.9
Second Head Room (in) 36.900 39.0 38
Second Leg Room (in) 36.100 34.5 33.2
Second Shoulder Room (in) 54.300 51.3 53.7
Second Hip Room (in) 54.100 51.3 52.7
Cargo Volume with Rear Seat Down (cu. ft.) 57.3
Trunk Volume (cu. ft.) 12.300 13.2

Entertainment

AM/FM Stereo Standard Standard Standard
Auxiliary Audio Input Standard Standard
CD Player Standard Standard Standard
MP3 Player Standard Standard Standard

Heating & Cooling

A/C Standard Standard

Navigation & Communication

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

Seats

Cloth Seats Standard Standard Standard
Pass-Through Rear Seat Standard Standard
2nd Row 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
Front Disc/Rear Drum Brakes Standard Standard Standard

Safety Features

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

Mechanical

Engine & Performance

Front Wheel Drive Standard Standard Standard
4 Cylinder Engine Standard Standard Standard
Engine Type Gas I4 Gas I4 Gas I4
Displacement 2.0L/122 1.5L/91 2.0L/122
Horsepower (Net @ RPM) 148 @ 6000 117 @ 6600 160 @ 6500
Torque (Net @ RPM) 145 @ 4250 106 @ 4800 146 @ 4450
Transmission Manual Automatic Manual
Turning diameter 32.800 34.4 36

Fuel

Flexible Fuel Capability Standard
Gasoline Fuel Standard Standard Optional
EPA Fuel Economy Est - City (MPG) 25 28 26
EPA Fuel Economy Est - Hwy (MPG) 34 35 36
Fuel Tank Capacity, Approx (gal) 15.600 10.6 12.4

Suspension

Suspension Type - Front MacPherson Strut Macpherson Strut MacPherson Strut
Suspension Type - Rear Multi-Link Torsion Beam Independent
Suspension Type - Front (Cont.)
Suspension Type - Rear (Cont.)

Transmission

Automatic Standard Optional
5-Speed Automatic Standard
6-Speed Automatic Optional
Manual Standard Standard
5-Speed Manual Standard Standard