In-depth Reviews

Mitsubishi Lancer owner reviews

"Aggressive looks don't match up with the Lancer Sportback's bland performance. On the plus-side, it's practical and cheap to buy."

Carbuyer Rating

1.5 out of 5

Owners Rating

4.2 out of 5

59%of people would recommend this car to a friend.

Owner Rating

  • 2reviews
  • 9reviews

Common Problems

  • Electrics (4 cases)
  • Suspension (1 cases)
  • Engine (1 cases)

Owner Review

4 out of 5

Version

1.5-2 litre, Diesel, Manual

Year of registration

2010

Average annual mileage

5,000 – 9,999

Owned

1 - 2 years

Bought Car

New

Typical MPG

45
Review
No problems at all.
Running Cost

4 out of 5

Diesel fuel gives more MPG.

Owner Review

4 out of 5

Version

1.5-2 litre, Petrol, Semi Auto

Year of registration

2009

Average annual mileage

5,000 – 9,999

Owned

1 - 2 years

Bought Car

New

Typical MPG

28
Review
After only owning the car for 6 weeks the awd alarm light came on apparently it is a similar problem to anti yaw control in evo. Pump dies after about 3 years (just as the warranty runs out) luckily I bought extended before hand. Very expensive job Ł3500 approx
Running Cost

2 out of 5

Can be quite expensive to run around town, Can get approx 30mpg on motorway but that means bimbling along :-(

Owner Review

5 out of 5

Version

1.5-2 litre, Diesel, Manual

Year of registration

2011

Average annual mileage

More than 20,000

Owned

1 - 2 years

Bought Car

Used

Typical MPG

50
Review
Started daily thoughout the cold weather, enjoys its work!
Running Cost

5 out of 5

Economical to use either on the motorways or about town.

Owner Review

4 out of 5

Version

g2, 2.0-litre to 3.0-litre, Diesel, Manual

Year of registration

2010

Average annual mileage

5,000 – 9,999

Owned

Less than a year

Bought Car

Used
Review
Good value for money, if it had a bit less road noise it would be perfect.

Owner Review

4 out of 5

Version

Sport, 2.0-litre to 3.0-litre, Petrol, Manual

Year of registration

2005

Average annual mileage

5,000 – 9,999

Owned

Less than a year

Bought Car

New
Review
Nice

Owner Review

5 out of 5

Version

1.5-2 litre, Diesel

Year of registration

2010

Average annual mileage

5,000 – 9,999

Owned

1 - 2 years

Bought Car

New
Review
If the car is serviced and well maintained it shouldn't let you down
Running Cost

5 out of 5

I have never had to purchase a major car part for any Mitsubishi I have owned

Owner Review

4 out of 5

Version

1-1.5 litre, Petrol, Manual

Year of registration

2010

Average annual mileage

10,000 – 14,999

Owned

1 - 2 years

Bought Car

New

Typical MPG

35

Owner Review

4 out of 5

Version

juro, 2.0-litre to 3.0-litre, Diesel, Manual

Year of registration

2010

Average annual mileage

5,000 – 9,999

Owned

Less than a year

Bought Car

Used
Review
Really pleased, lots of extra kit, excellent road holding in our adverse weather conditions. Great price. Good looking family sized hatch.

Owner Review

5 out of 5

Version

2-3 litre, Diesel, Manual

Year of registration

2011

Average annual mileage

15,000 – 19,999

Owned

Less than a year

Bought Car

New

Typical MPG

50

Owner Review

3 out of 5

Version

1.5-2 litre, Diesel, Manual

Year of registration

2009

Average annual mileage

More than 20,000

Owned

1 - 2 years

Bought Car

New

Typical MPG

45
Review
Various drive train problems when first bought, gear box misalignment, power loss.
Running Cost

3 out of 5

Fuel is quite economical, tyres are expensive, servicing was expensive whilst in warranty

Owner Review

5 out of 5

Version

1.5-2 litre, Diesel, Manual

Year of registration

2010

Average annual mileage

5,000 – 9,999

Owned

1 - 2 years

Bought Car

New

Typical MPG

48
Review
100% reliable
Running Cost

4 out of 5

mpg about 3 mpg better than published combined figure. On a long motorway run does 52 mpg. other costs incorporated in guarantee, service, roadside assistance included

Owner Review

4 out of 5

Version

1.5-2 litre, Diesel, Manual

Year of registration

2010

Average annual mileage

5,000 – 9,999

Owned

1 - 2 years

Bought Car

Used

Typical MPG

49.5
Review
No problems so far !
Running Cost

4 out of 5

Good MPG, spare and servicing are average

Owner Review

4 out of 5

Version

, 1.6-litre to 1.9-litre, Petrol, Automatic

Year of registration

2005

Average annual mileage

5,000 – 9,999

Owned

1 - 2 years

Bought Car

New
Review
Good driveability, lacks initial torque, straightline speeds are too good,braking is efficient, ac is powerful. Ideal family car

Owner Review

4 out of 5

Version

EQUIPY, 1.6-litre to 1.9-litre, Petrol, Manual

Year of registration

2005

Average annual mileage

5,000 – 9,999

Owned

1 - 2 years

Bought Car

New
Review
Apart from the drop links which seem weak one was broke on the mot and the other whent 2 months later And the cheap seats But its reliable (fingers crossed)

Owner Review

5 out of 5

Version

2-3 litre, Diesel, Manual

Year of registration

2011

Average annual mileage

15,000 – 19,999

Owned

Less than a year

Bought Car

New

Typical MPG

50

Owner Review

4 out of 5

Version

1-1.5 litre, Petrol, Manual

Year of registration

2009

Average annual mileage

10,000 – 14,999

Owned

3 - 5 years

Bought Car

Used

Typical MPG

33
Review
Apart from an initial failure of the alarm it has been bulletproof.
Running Cost

3 out of 5

Economical on a long run but it spends most of its time in town.

Owner Review

4 out of 5

Version

1.5-2 litre, Diesel, Manual

Year of registration

2010

Average annual mileage

15,000 – 19,999

Owned

1 - 2 years

Bought Car

Used

Typical MPG

48
Review
Went wrong once. Dpf filter. Dealer fixed problem straight away no questions asked. No charge.
Running Cost

4 out of 5

Good and very reasonable. For example. 2 tyres every 18 months

Owner Review

5 out of 5

Version

Equippe, 1.6-litre to 1.9-litre, Petrol, Manual

Year of registration

2005

Average annual mileage

5,000 – 9,999

Owned

3 - 5 years

Bought Car

Used
Review
Great, only problem is slight lack of performance - later models are 1.8l

Owner Review

4 out of 5

Version

1.5-2 litre, Diesel, Manual

Year of registration

2010

Average annual mileage

5,000 – 9,999

Owned

1 - 2 years

Bought Car

Used

Typical MPG

47

Owner Review

4 out of 5

Version

1.5-2 litre, Petrol, Semi Auto

Year of registration

2009

Average annual mileage

5,000 – 9,999

Owned

Less than a year

Bought Car

New

Typical MPG

28
Review
Only had the car about 6 weeks and just out of manufactures warranty ran out and the ASR pump went Ł2500 Just for new part and Ł1000 specialist dealer labour costs Luckily I took out extended warranty at extra cost but deffinately worth it Part are expensive Changing from reverse to forward is rather slow on the uptake
Running Cost

3 out of 5

Not the most eco friendly car but didn't buy it for that 60mph on a motorway and I might get 32mpg :-(

Owner Review

4 out of 5

Version

1.5-2 litre, Diesel, Manual

Year of registration

2011

Average annual mileage

15,000 – 19,999

Owned

Less than a year

Bought Car

New

Typical MPG

50
Review
never had a problem (so far). This is my second Mitsubishi and the last one was also very reliable.
Running Cost

4 out of 5

Not had any major bills as yet

Owner Review

4 out of 5

Version

GS2, 1.0-litre to 1.5-litre, Petrol, Manual

Year of registration

2010

Average annual mileage

5,000 – 9,999

Owned

Less than a year

Bought Car

Used

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