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2014 Mitsubishi Lancer vs. 2014 Toyota Camry Review

Comparison Review

Comfort
Passengers in the back seat will be able to stretch out a lot more in the Toyota Camry than the Mitsubishi Lancer, due to its greater head- and legroom. The Mitsubishi Lancer will be a favorite with taller drivers due to its greater front head- and legroom than the Toyota Camry.

Convenience
With the Toyota Camry you will definitely be making less frequent stops at the gas station than with the Mitsubishi Lancer, due to its tank size and 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). Based on MSRP, the Mitsubishi Lancer is clearly a better financial choice over the Toyota Camry. Another consideration is the Destination Charge, which is a standard charge for transporting the vehicle to the dealer from where it's built. The Mitsubishi Lancer and the Toyota Camry have similar Destination Charges.

Dimensions
Since the Mitsubishi Lancer is much slimmer than the Toyota Camry, it'll be much easier to find a wide enough space in a crowded parking lot. If you go with the Mitsubishi Lancer, you'll have a much easier time finding a large enough space to park than you will with the Toyota Camry.

Drivetrain
With similar torque, the Mitsubishi Lancer and the Toyota Camry do an equal job of transmitting their engine's power to their wheels.

Handling
The Mitsubishi Lancer has a significantly smaller turning radius than the Toyota Camry, allowing much better maneuverability in and out of tight spots.

Performance
The Mitsubishi Lancer has less horsepower than the Toyota Camry, so it will probably be somewhat slower.

Utility
In terms of seating you'll be able to fit the same number of people in both the Mitsubishi Lancer and the Toyota Camry. The Mitsubishi Lancer has significantly less cargo room than the Toyota Camry, which may be a concern if you do a lot of warehouse shopping.

Warranty
You'll have greater peace of mind with the more generous basic warranty of the Mitsubishi Lancer than that of the Toyota Camry.

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2014 Mitsubishi
Lancer

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MSRP*: $17,195 - $28,395

2014 Toyota
Camry

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MSRP*: $22,235 - $30,705
Cash Back Rebate: Up to $1,500 Up to $1,500
Low APR Loan: As low as 0.00% As low as 0.00%
Lease Incentive: As low as 5.14% As low as 0.02%
City MPG: 18 - 25 21 - 25
Highway MPG: 25 - 34 31 - 35
Engine(s): Inline-4 Inline-4, V-6
Seating Capacity: 5 - 5 5 - 5
Basic Warranty: 3 years/36,000 miles 5 years/60,000 miles 3 years/36,000 miles
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Side Crash Rating
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Invoice*: $16,469 - $27,196 $20,345 - $27,941

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