Hatchback Mitsubishi Lancer. Reviews of owners and not only
In 2005, on one of the Frankfurt motor showsThe well-known Japanese concern presented to the public its new hatchback called Mitsubishi Lancer. Reviews of owners and experts about this car said that the concept car (namely this car was presented in the showroom) became more sporty and dynamic. Despite the successful debut and large sales volumes, in fact at that time the company was going through not the best of times. The fact is that the global economic crisis forced the plant to reduce production volumes, and the Mitsubishi Lancer hatch could not get on the conveyor at all. Fortunately, the business at the firm was gradually being adjusted, and already at the end of 2008 the first batch of hatchbacks of the tenth generation were delivered to the European market. Now the car is actively sold in Russia, so in this article we will consider all the changes that have touched the updated hatchback Mitsubishi Lancer.
Reviews of owners and an overview of the appearance of the car
At the sight of the new "Lancer" immediately comes to mind,that this machine was created not just for driving on the highway, but for flights over its surface. Distinctive features of the new generation of Mitsubishi is a modern design with pronounced aerodynamic features. Fender, front and side lining - it's all designed to make the car go down the road like a shell. In general, sportiness is present here in every detail of the body.
By the way, thanks to the fact that the hatchback has morea short body, rather than a sedan, the developers managed to achieve the most balanced design of "stern" and "nose" of the car, which is extremely rare for cars with a hatchback body.
Photo of Mitsubishi Lancer from the inside:
And now let's go to the salon review. Having opened the driver's door, you can immediately see a powerful, brutal and aggressive interior. Although it was not without plagiarism in the new Mitsubishi Lancer. Reviews of the owners claim that the novelty has borrowed the instrument panel and leather steering wheel from the off-road vehicle model Outlander XL. Although the quality of the assembly and the functionality of the cabin is not displayed. On the contrary, the illumination of the instrument board has several glow modes, so that the driver will not spoil his eyes when looking at the brightly lit speedometer and tachometer. The handle of the checkpoint is quite convenient. Adherents of "mechanics" will appreciate this immediately.
Mitsubishi Lancer: owner feedback on technical specifications
The car is equipped with one gasoline unitcapacity in 143 "horses" and a working volume of 1800 cubic centimeters. Looking at such a modest engine performance, of course, about any sportiness and speech can not be. With the "automatic" machine gets "hundred" in only 12 seconds. The mechanical transmission has 2 seconds less. The maximum speed of the Mitsubishi Lancer hatchback does not exceed 196 km per hour. The only plus of such a low-power engine is only a small fuel consumption, which is about 8 liters per 100 kilometers.
"Mitsubishi Lancer" - the price
The cost of a new hatchback in Russia variesranging from 710 to 750 thousand rubles. However, there is another option: for 845 thousand rubles. you can buy a beauty, which is so striking an aggressive "face". This is the car in the most expensive version of Intense, equipped with additional side curtain airbags, alloy wheels, advanced audio system and climate control.