Lancer from Mitsubishi has been in production since 1973 and has always been one of top selling sedan models from the Japanese manufacturers. Initially started as a compact car it has undergone various changes throughout the years. Reports suggest that it has currently in its ninth generation of production. It has very strong market in US but not much in Europe. Major changes in 2015 Mitsubishi Lancer model has been done keeping in mind the US market.
There are several changes in interior and exterior design, though the base concept of exterior designing has not been much altered. These modifications in 2015 Mitsubishi Lancer is necessary if Nissan wants to keep competing in the ever expanding market.
Exterior design of 2015 Mitsubishi Lancer like all its predecessors is a bit aggressive and daring when it comes to looks. The elongated front portion has been kept intact is this model as well. Body material is supposed to be a bit modified in order to reduce total weight of the vehicle and improve fuel economy. Leaving out the front portions it has pretty chunky proportions, the stance is low and lean and beltline is a bit high.
On the interior 2015 Mitsubishi Lancer would be a lot modified with many advanced features. It would have automatic climate control, cruise control and steering mounted audio. The rear diffuser would be aerodynamically enhanced. There would also be the FUSE link system which will come with iPod connectivity, USB, Bluetooth and voice command control.
A higher end version of 2015 Mitsubishi Lancer would include a power sunroof, heated front seats, etc. The seats are made of top quality leather and excellent finishing added along with it. There are also some cool features like rain-sensing wind-shield wipers, automatic headlights, colour-keyed heat extractor vents which comes as a part of the higher end models.
2015 Mitsubishi Lancer: Engine and Performance
The 2015 Mitsubishi Lancer runs on a 2.0 L turbo four-cylinder engine which gives almost sports car level of performance. It generates 291 HP of power. There is also a lower end version which comes with turbo-four engine and generates 237 HP of power. Base version comes with five speed manual transmission. It is also equipped with a ‘Twin Clutch SST‘ which is a dual clutch six speed automatic transmission. Fuel economy is also pretty good with 25/26 mpg on city roads and 34 mpg on a highway. More details regarding drive train would come very soon.