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2015 Hyundai Elantra vs. 2014 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 Hyundai Elantra, due to its greater head- and legroom. The Hyundai Elantra will be a favorite with taller drivers due to its greater front head- and legroom than the Mitsubishi Lancer.

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 Hyundai Elantra 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 Hyundai Elantra and the Mitsubishi Lancer have similar Destination Charges.

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

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

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

Performance
In terms of horsepower, it's basically a tie between the Hyundai Elantra and the Mitsubishi Lancer.

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

Warranty
The Hyundai Elantra comes with essentially the same basic warranty as the Mitsubishi Lancer.

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2015 Hyundai
Elantra

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MSRP*: $17,250 - $21,700

2014 Mitsubishi
Lancer

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MSRP*: $17,195 - $28,395
Cash Back Rebate: Up to $500 Up to $1,500
Low APR Loan: As low as 1.99% As low as 0.00%
Lease Incentive: As low as 2.93% As low as 5.14%
City MPG: -- 18 - 25
Highway MPG: -- 25 - 34
Engine(s): Inline-4 Inline-4
Seating Capacity: 5 - 5 5 - 5
Basic Warranty: 5 years/60,000 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*: $16,734 - $20,766 $16,469 - $27,196

Days On Lot: Comparing Ease of Negotiation

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