Mitsubishi Lancer Evolution Information

Safety · Fuel Efficiency · MPG

Mitsubishi Lancer Evolution 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 Evolution 4 DR AWD Not Rated Not Rated Not Rated Not Rated Not Rated Not Rated
2014 2014 Mitsubishi Lancer Evolution 4 DR AWD Not Rated Not Rated Not Rated Not Rated Not Rated Not Rated
2013 2013 Mitsubishi Lancer Evolution 4 DR AWD Not Rated Not Rated Not Rated Not Rated Not Rated Not Rated
2012 2012 Mitsubishi Lancer Evolution 4 DR AWD Not Rated Not Rated Not Rated Not Rated Not Rated Not Rated
2011 2011 Mitsubishi Lancer Evolution 4 DR AWD Not Rated Not Rated Not Rated Not Rated Not Rated Not Rated
2010 2010 Mitsubishi Lancer Evolution 4-DR w/SAB Not Rated Not Rated Not Rated Not Rated Not Rated Not Rated
2009 2009 Mitsubishi Lancer Evolution 4-DR w/SAB Not Rated Not Rated Not Rated Not Rated Not Rated Not Rated
2008 2008 Mitsubishi Lancer Evolution 4-DR w/SAB Not Rated Not Rated Not Rated Not Rated Not Rated Not Rated
2006 2006 Mitsubishi Lancer Evolution 4-DR Not Rated Not Rated Not Rated Not Rated Not Rated Not Rated
2005 2005 Mitsubishi Lancer Evolution 4-DR Not Rated Not Rated Not Rated Not Rated Not Rated Not Rated
2004 2004 Mitsubishi Lancer Evolution 4-DR. Not Rated Not Rated Not Rated 2 4 Not Rated

Fuel Efficiency

Mitsubishi has manufactured models of Lancer Evolution for 12 years. They average 18.8 combined miles per gallon, with the latest 2015 Lancer Evolution above average at 19 combined MPG.

Government regulators estimate the fuel cost of the 2015 Lancer Evolution to be $2,550 per year. This estimate is based on 15,000 miles driven, 55% city driving and 45% highway driving, and premium gasoline.

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

The Lancer Evolution consumes about 17 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 Evolution emits 464 grams of CO2 per mile, or roughly 6,960,000 grams per year. To put this into perspective, a normal tree absorbs about 21,000 grams of CO2 per year, so about 331 trees would offset these emissions. The Lancer Evolution does not have start-stop technology.

Vehicle Model Combined MPG Highway MPG City MPG
2015 Mitsubishi Lancer Evolution 19 23 17
2014 Mitsubishi Lancer Evolution 19 23 17
2013 Mitsubishi Lancer Evolution 19 23 17
2012 Mitsubishi Lancer Evolution 19 23 17
2011 Mitsubishi Lancer Evolution 19 23 17
2010 Mitsubishi Lancer Evolution 19 22 17
2009 Mitsubishi Lancer Evolution 18 22 16
2008 Mitsubishi Lancer Evolution 18 22 16
2006 Mitsubishi Lancer Evolution 19 23 17
2005 Mitsubishi Lancer Evolution 19 24 17
2004 Mitsubishi Lancer Evolution 19 23 16
2003 Mitsubishi Lancer Evolution 19 23 16

MPG breakdown by model options

The Mitsubishi Lancer Evolution has 22 different model options on record with the EPA since 2003. For the most accurate MPG estimates, find your exact model below.

Vehicle Model Combined MPG Highway MPG City MPG
2015 4-dr, Manual 5-spd, 4-cyl, 2.0 L 19 23 17
2015 4-dr, Automatic (AM6), 4-cyl, 2.0 L 19 22 17
2014 4-dr, Manual 5-spd, 4-cyl, 2.0 L 19 23 17
2014 4-dr, Automatic (AM6), 4-cyl, 2.0 L 19 22 17
2013 4-dr, Manual 5-spd, 4-cyl, 2.0 L 19 23 17
2013 4-dr, Automatic (AM6), 4-cyl, 2.0 L 19 22 17
2012 4-dr, Manual 5-spd, 4-cyl, 2.0 L 19 23 17
2012 4-dr, Automatic (AM6), 4-cyl, 2.0 L 19 22 17
2011 4-dr, Manual 5-spd, 4-cyl, 2.0 L 19 23 17
2011 4-dr, Automatic (AM6), 4-cyl, 2.0 L 19 22 17
2010 4-dr, Automatic (AM6), 4-cyl, 2.0 L 19 22 17
2010 4-dr, Manual 5-spd, 4-cyl, 2.0 L 18 22 16
2009 4-dr, Manual 5-spd, 4-cyl, 2.0 L 18 22 16
2009 4-dr, Automatic (S6), 4-cyl, 2.0 L 19 22 17
2008 4-dr, Manual 5-spd, 4-cyl, 2.0 L 18 22 16
2008 4-dr, Automatic (S6), 4-cyl, 2.0 L 19 22 17
2006 4-dr, Manual 5-spd, 4-cyl, 2.0 L 19 23 17
2006 4-dr, Manual 6-spd, 4-cyl, 2.0 L 18 22 16
2005 4-dr, Manual 5-spd, 4-cyl, 2.0 L 19 24 17
2005 4-dr, Manual 6-spd, 4-cyl, 2.0 L 19 23 17
2004 4-dr, Manual 5-spd, 4-cyl, 2.0 L 19 23 16
2003 4-dr, Manual 5-spd, 4-cyl, 2.0 L 19 23 16