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2014 Ford Focus vs. 2015 Mitsubishi Lancer Review

Comparison Review

Comfort
Passengers in the back seat will be able to stretch out a lot more in the Mitsubishi Lancer than the Ford Focus, due to its greater head- and legroom. The Mitsubishi Lancer will be a favorite with taller drivers due to its greater front head- and legroom than the Ford Focus.

Convenience
You'll be making about the same number of stops at the gas station with the Ford Focus as you will with the Mitsubishi Lancer, as they get the same number of miles per tank of gas.

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). When looking only at MSRP, the Ford Focus will have less of an impact on your bank account 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 Ford Focus and the Mitsubishi Lancer have similar Destination Charges.

Dimensions
Since the Ford Focus is much wider than the Mitsubishi Lancer, finding a wide enough spot in a parking lot may be a bit more challenging. When looking at overall length, the Ford Focus takes up about the same amount of space in your garage as the Mitsubishi Lancer.

Drivetrain
With its lower torque, the Ford Focus doesn't do as good a job transmitting power to its wheels as the Mitsubishi Lancer.

Handling
The Ford Focus has a larger turning radius than the Mitsubishi Lancer, making it slightly more difficult to maneuver in and out of tight spots.

Performance
The Ford Focus has less horsepower than the Mitsubishi Lancer, so it will probably be somewhat slower.

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

Warranty
The basic warranty of the Ford Focus is not as nearly as extensive as that of the Mitsubishi Lancer.

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2014 Ford
Focus

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MSRP*: $16,810 - $23,565

2015 Mitsubishi
Lancer

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MSRP*: $17,395 - $29,495
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City MPG: 26 - 27 18 - 25
Highway MPG: 36 - 37 25 - 34
Engine(s): Inline-4 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*: $15,843 - $21,975 $16,660 - $28,250

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