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2014 Dodge Avenger vs. 2015 Mitsubishi Lancer Review

Comparison Review

Comfort
Due to its greater rear head- and legroom, backseat passengers will be able to stretch out a lot more in the Dodge Avenger than the Mitsubishi Lancer. As far as headroom and legroom go, there's not much difference between the Dodge Avenger and the Mitsubishi Lancer in the front seats.

Convenience
With the Dodge Avenger you will definitely be making fewer stops at the gas station than with the Mitsubishi Lancer, due to its larger tank size and better fuel economy.

Cost
There are a lot of factors to consider when calculating the overall cost of a vehicle. The main consideration is Manufacturer's Suggested Retail Price (MSRP). The Dodge Avenger is somewhat more expensive than the Mitsubishi Lancer. Another consideration is the Destination Charge, which is a standard charge for transporting the vehicle to the dealer from where it's built. The Destination Charge for the Dodge Avenger is much higher than that for the Mitsubishi Lancer.

Dimensions
Since the Dodge Avenger is much wider than the Mitsubishi Lancer, finding a wide enough spot in a parking lot may be a bit more challenging. If you go with the Dodge Avenger, you may be circling the block looking for a space large enough to park more often than with the Mitsubishi Lancer.

Drivetrain
With similar torque, the Dodge Avenger and the Mitsubishi Lancer do an equal job of transmitting their engine's power to their wheels.

Handling
The Dodge Avenger has a significantly larger turning radius than the Mitsubishi Lancer, making it much more difficult to maneuver in and out of tight spots.

Performance
When it comes to horsepower, the Dodge Avenger has a much more powerful engine than the Mitsubishi Lancer. However, something you should consider is that higher horsepower engines often command higher insurance premiums.

Utility
In terms of seating you'll be able to fit the same number of people in both the Dodge Avenger and the Mitsubishi Lancer. The Dodge Avenger has a roomier cargo area for holding your bags or other items than the Mitsubishi Lancer.

Warranty
The basic warranty of the Dodge Avenger is not as nearly as extensive as that of the Mitsubishi Lancer.

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2014 Dodge
Avenger

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MSRP*: $20,595 - $25,795

2015 Mitsubishi
Lancer

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MSRP*: $17,395 - $29,495
Cash Back Rebate: Up to $500 Up to $1,000
Low APR Loan: As low as 0.00% As low as 0.00%
Lease Incentive: As low as 4.39% --
City MPG: 19 - 21 18 - 25
Highway MPG: 29 - 31 25 - 34
Engine(s): Inline-4, V-6 Inline-4
Seating Capacity: 5 - 5 5 - 5
Basic Warranty: 3 years/36,000 miles 3 years/36,000 miles 5 years/60,000 miles
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Side Crash Rating
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Invoice*: $20,214 - $24,586 $16,660 - $28,250

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