Mitsubishi Lancer is manufactured jointly by Japanese auto maker Mitsubishi Motors and Indian auto maker Hindustan Motors for Indian roads. This is a family car which is carefully designed for Indian roads. Its diligent design makes this car very technologically advanced and also very economic. The body of the car has a better resistance to corrosion because of the wax injection. Wax injection improves the resistance capability especially those area which are very susceptible.
The car has both petrol and diesel fuel option. The petrol version is run by 1.5 Liter, 1468cc, 4-cylinder petrol engine with a high engine performance. This engine produces maximum power of 87 PS and maximum torque of 13.5 k-gm. This engine can accelerate 100kmph in 12.9 seconds and the highest speed of this engine is 175 kilometer per hour.
However, the diesel version of the car runs by 2.0 liter, 1998 cc, 4-culinder diesel engine with a maximum power of 68 PS and Maximum torque of 12.5 k-gm. The acceleration of this variant can achieve 100 kilometers per hour in 17 seconds with a top speed of 155 kilometers per hour. The optimum power ratio of Mitsubishi Lancer is 87/1010 bhp/ kg. This ratio assures an excellent stability of the engine.
The fuel tank capacity of both variants is 50 liters. The petrol variant offers mileage of 2 kilometer per liter in city and 16 kilometer per hour on highway. On the other hand, the diesel engine offers mileage of 13 kilometer per liter on city road and on highway 18 kilometer per liter.
Interior and Exterior:
The car offers cozy and peaceful roomy cabin space along with generous luggage space. It provides sufficient legroom and headroom for the occupants. The ergonomically designed sitting position and convenient control panels make the ride of the passengers very comfortable, charming and trouble free. The Air conditioning technology used in this car is specially made for Indian condition. The total exterior and interior of this car is fine blend of state of art, elegant luxury and high efficiency performance level.
The special features of this car includes clear lens headlamp and bold rear combination lamp, attractive trims with fabric inserts, premium class fabric upholstery, body colored handles, vertical front grille, retractable assist grip, electrically adjustable outside mirrors, air conditioning with rear ducts, comfortable sitting arrangements, collapsible steering column, power steering with tilt adjustment, dual side impact bars and 3 stage crumple zone.
The exterior dimension includes an overall length of 4290 mm, width of 1690 mm and height of 1430 mm. The wheelbase of Mitsubishi Lance is 2500 mm with a ground clearance of 185 mm. the total kerb weight of the car varies between 1010 to 1125 kg depending on the model.
The safety features of Mitsubishi Lancer comprises of sturdy cabin structure, centrally located fuel tank, ventilated disc brakes, collapsible steering column and front and rear crushable zones. These zones absorb the impact energy very effectively in case of front and rear collision.
The price of the car lies between Rs 7.33 to Rs 8.11 depending on various options.
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