2016 Lexus ES 350 vs. 2015 Mitsubishi Lancer Evolution Review

Comparison Review

Due to its greater rear head- and legroom, backseat passengers will be able to stretch out a lot more in the Lexus ES 350 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 Lexus ES 350.

With the Lexus ES 350 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). Whether you pick the Lexus ES 350 or the Mitsubishi Lancer Evolution, 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 Destination Charge for the Lexus ES 350 is much higher than that for the Mitsubishi Lancer Evolution.

The Lexus ES 350 is about the same width as the Mitsubishi Lancer Evolution. If you go with the Lexus ES 350, 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 Lexus ES 350 doesn't do as good a job transmitting power to its wheels as the Mitsubishi Lancer Evolution.

The Lexus ES 350 has a smaller turning radius than the Mitsubishi Lancer Evolution, allowing you to more easily maneuver in and out of tight spots.

The Lexus ES 350 has less horsepower than the Mitsubishi Lancer Evolution, so it will probably be somewhat slower.

In terms of seating you'll be able to fit the same number of people in both the Lexus ES 350 and the Mitsubishi Lancer Evolution. With its significantly greater cargo capacity, the Lexus ES 350 will be able to haul more equipment or luggage than the Mitsubishi Lancer Evolution.

You'll have greater peace of mind with the more generous basic warranty of the Lexus ES 350 than that of the Mitsubishi Lancer Evolution.

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2016 Lexus
ES 350

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MSRP*: $38,000

2015 Mitsubishi
Lancer Evolution

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MSRP*: $34,495 - $38,995
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Low APR Loan: -- As low as 0.00%
Lease Incentive: -- As low as 0.25%
City MPG: 21 17
Highway MPG: 31 22 - 23
Engine(s): V-6 Inline-4
Seating Capacity: 5 - 5 5 - 5
Basic Warranty: 4 years/50,000 miles 3 years/36,000 miles
Invoice*: $35,595 $33,039 - $37,350

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