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2014 Mitsubishi Lancer Evolution vs. 2015 Subaru WRX STI Review

Comparison Review

Comfort
Passengers in the back seat will be able to stretch out a lot more in the Subaru WRX STI than the Mitsubishi Lancer Evolution, due to its greater head- and legroom. As far as headroom and legroom go, there's not much difference between the Mitsubishi Lancer Evolution and the Subaru WRX STI in the front seats.

Convenience
You'll be making about the same number of stops at the gas station with the Mitsubishi Lancer Evolution as you will with the Subaru WRX STI, as they get the same number of miles per tank of gas.

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). When looking only at MSRP, the Mitsubishi Lancer Evolution will have less of an impact on your bank account than the Subaru WRX STI. 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 Evolution and the Subaru WRX STI have similar Destination Charges.

Dimensions
The Mitsubishi Lancer Evolution is about the same width as the Subaru WRX STI. The Mitsubishi Lancer Evolution is slightly shorter than the Subaru WRX STI, which may make it easier to park.

Drivetrain
With somewhat higher torque, the engine of the Mitsubishi Lancer Evolution transmits a bit more power to the wheels than the Subaru WRX STI.

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

Performance
The Mitsubishi Lancer Evolution has less horsepower than the Subaru WRX STI, 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 Evolution and the Subaru WRX STI. The Mitsubishi Lancer Evolution has significantly less cargo room than the Subaru WRX STI, which may be a concern if you do a lot of warehouse shopping.

Warranty
The Mitsubishi Lancer Evolution comes with essentially the same basic warranty as the Subaru WRX STI.

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2014 Mitsubishi
Lancer Evolution

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MSRP*: $34,995 - $38,195

2015 Subaru
WRX STI

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MSRP*: $34,495 - $38,495
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City MPG: 17 17
Highway MPG: 22 - 23 --
Engine(s): Inline-4 Horizontal
Seating Capacity: 5 - 5 5 - 5
Basic Warranty: 3 years/36,000 miles 3 years/36,000 miles
Invoice*: $33,518 - $36,584 $32,635 - $36,355

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