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2014 Honda Civic Hybrid vs. 2015 Mitsubishi Lancer Review

Comparison Review

Comfort
The Honda Civic Hybrid offers rear passengers about the same space to stretch out as the Mitsubishi Lancer with comparable rear head- and legroom in both vehicles. Offering just a little more front head- and legroom than the Honda Civic Hybrid, drivers may find the Mitsubishi Lancer a little roomier and somewhat more comfortable.

Convenience
With the Honda Civic Hybrid 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 Honda Civic Hybrid 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 Honda Civic Hybrid and the Mitsubishi Lancer have similar Destination Charges.

Dimensions
The Honda Civic Hybrid is about the same width as the Mitsubishi Lancer. When looking at overall length, the Honda Civic Hybrid takes up about the same amount of space in your garage as the Mitsubishi Lancer.

Drivetrain
The Honda Civic Hybrid has much less torque than the Mitsubishi Lancer, which generally means that it won't feel as fast or powerful.

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

Performance
When it comes to horsepower, the Honda Civic Hybrid is significantly less powerful than the Mitsubishi Lancer. The good news is that, reportedly, cars with lower horsepower engines often have lower insurance premiums.

Utility
In terms of seating you'll be able to fit the same number of people in both the Honda Civic Hybrid and the Mitsubishi Lancer. The Honda Civic Hybrid has less cargo capacity than the Mitsubishi Lancer, which is okay if you don't need to move a lot in one trip.

Warranty
The basic warranty of the Honda Civic Hybrid is not as nearly as extensive as that of the Mitsubishi Lancer.

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2014 Honda
Civic Hybrid

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MSRP*: $24,635

2015 Mitsubishi
Lancer

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MSRP*: $17,395 - $29,495
Cash Back Rebate: Visit Rebate Center Up to $500
Low APR Loan: -- As low as 0.00%
Lease Incentive: -- As low as 5.14%
City MPG: 44
Top 10 Fuel Efficient
18 - 25
Highway MPG: 47 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
Overall Safety Rating
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Frontal Crash Rating
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Side Crash Rating
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Invoice*: $22,882 $16,660 - $28,250

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