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2016 Mitsubishi Lancer vs. 2017 Hyundai Elantra Review

Comparison Review


Comfort
The Mitsubishi Lancer offers rear passengers about the same space to stretch out as the Hyundai Elantra with comparable rear head- and legroom in both vehicles. Offering just a little more front head- and legroom than the Hyundai Elantra, the Mitsubishi Lancer may be a little roomier and more comfortable for the driver and front seat passengers.

Convenience
With the Hyundai Elantra 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). Whether you pick the Mitsubishi Lancer or the Hyundai Elantra, 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 and the Hyundai Elantra have similar Destination Charges.

Dimensions
Since the Mitsubishi Lancer is much slimmer than the Hyundai Elantra, it'll be much easier to find a wide enough space in a crowded parking lot. When looking at overall length, the Mitsubishi Lancer takes up about the same amount of space in your garage as the Hyundai Elantra.

Drivetrain
With somewhat higher torque, the engine of the Mitsubishi Lancer transmits a bit more power to the wheels than the Hyundai Elantra.

Handling
The Mitsubishi Lancer has a smaller turning radius than the Hyundai Elantra, allowing you to more easily maneuver in and out of tight spots.

Performance
When it comes to horsepower, the Mitsubishi Lancer is somewhat more powerful than the Hyundai Elantra.

Utility
In terms of seating you'll be able to fit the same number of people in both the Mitsubishi Lancer and the Hyundai Elantra. The Mitsubishi Lancer has less cargo capacity than the Hyundai Elantra, which is okay if you don't need to move a lot in one trip.

Warranty
The Mitsubishi Lancer comes with essentially the same basic warranty as the Hyundai Elantra.

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2016 Mitsubishi
Lancer

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MSRP*: $17,595 - $22,495
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2017 Hyundai
Elantra

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MSRP*: $17,150 - $22,350
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Cash Back Rebate: Up to $500 Up to $750
Low APR Loan: As low as 0.00% As low as 0.00%
Lease Incentive: As low as 0.80% As low as 0.36%
City MPG: 22 - 24 26 - 32
Highway MPG: 31 - 34 36 - 40
Engine(s): Inline-4 Inline-4
Seating Capacity: 5 - 5 5 - 5
Basic Warranty: 5 years/60,000 miles 5 years/60,000 miles
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Invoice*: $17,009 - $21,745 $16,621 - $21,311

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