Mitsubishi Lancer AWD Information

Safety · Fuel Efficiency · MPG

Mitsubishi Lancer AWD Safety

The National Highway Traffic Safety Administration (NHTSA) has conducted 2 recalls, 1 investigations of reports of a defective product, and recorded 20 safety complaints filed against this vehicle.


Crash Test Results (ratings out of 5):

Year Variation Overall Rating Front Crash Rating
(Driver)
Front Crash
(Passenger)
Side Crash
(Driver side)
Side Crash
(Passenger side)
Rollover
2015 2015 Mitsubishi Lancer 4 DR AWD 4 5 (picture) 4 5 (picture) 3 4
2015 2015 Mitsubishi Lancer 4 DR FWD 4 5 (picture) 4 5 (picture) 3 4
2014 2014 Mitsubishi Lancer 4 DR AWD 4 5 (picture) 4 5 (picture) 3 4
2014 2014 Mitsubishi Lancer 4 DR FWD 4 5 (picture) 4 5 (picture) 3 4
2013 2013 Mitsubishi Lancer 4 DR AWD 4 5 (picture) 4 5 (picture) 3 4
2013 2013 Mitsubishi Lancer 4 DR FWD 4 5 (picture) 4 5 (picture) 3 4
2012 2012 Mitsubishi Lancer 4 DR AWD 4 5 (picture) 4 5 (picture) 3 4
2012 2012 Mitsubishi Lancer 4 DR FWD 4 5 (picture) 4 5 (picture) 3 4
2012 2012 Mitsubishi Lancer Sportback 5 HB AWD 4 5 4 5 3 4
2012 2012 Mitsubishi Lancer Sportback 5 HB FWD 4 5 4 5 3 4

Fuel Efficiency

Mitsubishi has manufactured models of Lancer AWD for 4 years. They average 24.0 combined miles per gallon, with the latest 2015 Lancer AWD above average at 25 combined MPG.

Government regulators estimate the fuel cost of the 2015 Lancer AWD to be $1,550 per year. This estimate is based on 15,000 miles driven, 55% city driving and 45% highway driving, and regular gasoline.

Compared to other vehicles, you spend $500 more over 5 years compared to an average vehicle.

The Lancer AWD consumes about 13 barrels of petroleum per year, according to the standard estimate of 15,000 miles driven. Most of the world's petroleum comes from countries like Russia, Saudi Arabia, the U.S., and Iraq.

The Lancer AWD emits 361 grams of CO2 per mile, or roughly 5,415,000 grams per year. To put this into perspective, a normal tree absorbs about 21,000 grams of CO2 per year, so about 258 trees would offset these emissions. The Lancer AWD does not have start-stop technology.

Vehicle Model Combined MPG Highway MPG City MPG
2015 Mitsubishi Lancer AWD 25 28 22
2014 Mitsubishi Lancer AWD 25 28 22
2013 Mitsubishi Lancer AWD 25 28 22
2012 Mitsubishi Lancer AWD 25 28 22

MPG breakdown by model options

The Mitsubishi Lancer AWD has 5 different model options on record with the EPA since 2012. For the most accurate MPG estimates, find your exact model below.

Vehicle Model Combined MPG Highway MPG City MPG
2015 4-dr, Automatic (AV-S6), 4-cyl, 2.4 L 25 28 22
2015 4-dr, Automatic (AM6), 4-cyl, 2.0 L 20 25 18
2014 4-dr, Automatic (AV-S6), 4-cyl, 2.4 L 25 28 22
2013 4-dr, Automatic (AV-S6), 4-cyl, 2.4 L 25 28 22
2012 4-dr, Automatic (AV-S6), 4-cyl, 2.4 L 25 28 22