2015 Ford Taurus vs. 2014 Mitsubishi Lancer Evolution Review

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Due to its greater rear head- and legroom, backseat passengers will be able to stretch out a lot more in the Ford Taurus than the Mitsubishi Lancer Evolution. The Mitsubishi Lancer Evolution will be a favorite with taller drivers due to its greater front head- and legroom than the Ford Taurus.

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

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 Taurus will have less of an impact on your bank account than the Mitsubishi Lancer Evolution. 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 Taurus and the Mitsubishi Lancer Evolution have similar Destination Charges.

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

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

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

In terms of horsepower, it's basically a tie between the Ford Taurus and the Mitsubishi Lancer Evolution.

In terms of seating you'll be able to fit the same number of people in both the Ford Taurus and the Mitsubishi Lancer Evolution. With its significantly greater cargo capacity, the Ford Taurus will be able to haul more equipment or luggage than the Mitsubishi Lancer Evolution.

The Ford Taurus comes with essentially the same basic warranty as the Mitsubishi Lancer Evolution.

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2015 Ford

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MSRP*: $26,790 - $40,105

2014 Mitsubishi
Lancer Evolution

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MSRP*: $34,995 - $38,195
Cash Back Rebate: Up to $500 Visit Rebate Center
Low APR Loan: As low as 0.00% As low as 0.00%
Lease Incentive: -- As low as 5.14%
City MPG: 17 - 19 17
Highway MPG: 25 - 29 22 - 23
Engine(s): V-6 Inline-4
Seating Capacity: 5 - 5 5 - 5
Basic Warranty: 3 years/36,000 miles 3 years/36,000 miles
Invoice*: $24,714 - $36,996 $33,518 - $36,584

Days On Lot: Comparing Ease of Negotiation

Days on Lot measures the average number of days a model sits on a dealer's lot before it's sold. This is one predictor of a dealer's willingness to negotiate.

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