There are numerous compact sedans around that some people would have a hard time figuring out why they should buy a Mitsubishi Lancer. Mitsubishi car sales would be much lower if the competition caused so much confusion in the average buyer. However, the Mitsubishi Lancer is very well equipped to fend off any competition and come out as the clear winner. The numerous Mitsubishi car sales are not just as a result of the Lancer’s dazzling good looks; the cars are backed by a great warranty and legendary reliability. The Mitsubishi Lancer also scores very well in terms of safety.
One of the selling points of the Mitsubishi Lancer is its price. At just under $21,000, the Lancer is a strong contender for the most affordable, best performing compact sedan crown. Other manufacturers that try to make cars to compete with the lancer always skimp on build quality and performance in an effort to get close to the Lancer’s price tag.
Though the competition is still quite fierce for the base model Mitsubishi Lancer, there is one car whose superiority is not in question: the Lancer Evolution. It is the perfect enthusiast’s car. A new Mitsubishi Lancer Evolution not only casts a shadow on its competitors but on other Lancers. The ultra-high performance Evo literally leaves all its competitors in the dust. Just looking at the spec sheet of a new Mitsubishi Lancer Evo makes the likes of Toyota Corollas, Honda Civics, and Volkswagen Jettas seem like an irritating background noise. A test drive of the Lancer Evolution can quickly change the mind of a person who was intent on buying a base model Mitsubisi Lancer. The only cars that are markedly different than the Lancer are SUVs and crossovers like the Mitsubishi ASX.
The Mitsubishi Lancer has been the favorite compact car in Australia for many years. The main reason for that is its perfect combination of reliability, price, and drivability. The Lancer and Subaru Impreza have been fan favorites in a battle royal involving numerous other contenders for the best compact sedan.