2015 Mitsubishi Lancer Evolution vs. 2016 Subaru WRX STI Review

Comparison Review

The Mitsubishi Lancer Evolution offers rear passengers about the same space to stretch out as the Subaru WRX STI with comparable rear head- and legroom in both vehicles. Offering just a little more front head- and legroom than the Mitsubishi Lancer Evolution, drivers may find the Subaru WRX STI a little roomier and somewhat more comfortable.

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.

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 Mitsubishi Lancer Evolution or the Subaru WRX STI, 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 Mitsubishi Lancer Evolution and the Subaru WRX STI have similar Destination Charges.

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.

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

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.

The Mitsubishi Lancer Evolution has less horsepower than the Subaru WRX STI, 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 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.

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

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2015 Mitsubishi
Lancer Evolution

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MSRP*: $34,495 - $38,995

2016 Subaru

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MSRP*: $34,695 - $39,995
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Low APR Loan: -- As low as 2.90%
Lease Incentive: -- As low as 4.08%
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*: $33,039 - $37,350 $32,820 - $37,750

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