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2017 Hyundai Elantra vs. 2016 Mitsubishi Lancer Review

Comparison Review

Comfort
The Hyundai Elantra 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 Hyundai Elantra, drivers may find the Mitsubishi Lancer a little roomier and somewhat more comfortable.

Convenience
The Hyundai Elantra will require fewer stops at the gas station than the Mitsubishi Lancer, making it more convenient to drive.

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). Whether you pick the Hyundai Elantra or the Mitsubishi Lancer, it's going to cost you about the same. 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
Since the Hyundai Elantra 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 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
When it comes to horsepower, the Hyundai Elantra 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 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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2017 Hyundai
Elantra

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MSRP*: $17,150 - $22,350

2016 Mitsubishi
Lancer

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MSRP*: $17,595 - $22,495
Cash Back Rebate: Up to $750 Up to $500
Low APR Loan: As low as 0.00% As low as 0.00%
Lease Incentive: As low as 0.36% As low as 0.80%
City MPG: 26 - 32 22 - 24
Highway MPG: 36 - 40 31 - 34
Engine(s): Inline-4 Inline-4
Seating Capacity: 5 - 5 5 - 5
Basic Warranty: 5 years/60,000 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*: $16,621 - $21,311 $17,009 - $21,745

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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*MSRP and Invoice prices displayed do not include applicable gas taxes or destination charges.