Mitsubishi Lancer Sportback Information

Fuel Efficiency · MPG

Fuel Efficiency

Mitsubishi has manufactured models of Lancer Sportback for 9 years. They average 23.8 combined miles per gallon, with the latest 2014 Lancer Sportback above average at 25 combined MPG.

Government regulators estimate the fuel cost of the 2014 Lancer Sportback 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 Sportback 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 Sportback 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 Sportback does not have start-stop technology.

Vehicle Model Combined MPG Highway MPG City MPG
2014 Mitsubishi Lancer Sportback 25 28 22
2013 Mitsubishi Lancer Sportback 25 28 22
2012 Mitsubishi Lancer Sportback 25 28 22
2011 Mitsubishi Lancer Sportback 25 29 23
2010 Mitsubishi Lancer Sportback 23 27 21
2009 Mitsubishi Lancer Sportback 23 27 21
2006 Mitsubishi Lancer Sportback 22 26 20
2005 Mitsubishi Lancer Sportback 22 26 20
2004 Mitsubishi Lancer Sportback 22 26 20

MPG breakdown by model options

The Mitsubishi Lancer Sportback has 20 different model options on record with the EPA since 2004. For the most accurate MPG estimates, find your exact model below.

Vehicle Model Combined MPG Highway MPG City MPG
2014 4-dr, Automatic (AV-S6), 4-cyl, 2.0 L 27 32 24
2014 4-dr, Automatic (AV-S6), 4-cyl, 2.4 L 25 28 22
2013 4-dr, Automatic (AV-S6), 4-cyl, 2.0 L 27 32 24
2013 4-dr, Automatic (AV-S6), 4-cyl, 2.4 L 25 28 22
2012 Automatic (AV-S6), 4-cyl, 2.0 L 27 32 24
2012 Automatic (AV-S6), 4-cyl, 2.4 L 25 28 22
2011 Manual 5-spd, 4-cyl, 2.0 L 27 32 24
2011 Manual 5-spd, 4-cyl, 2.4 L 25 30 22
2011 Automatic (AM6), 4-cyl, 2.0 L 20 25 18
2011 Automatic (AV-S6), 4-cyl, 2.0 L 27 31 24
2011 Automatic (AV-S6), 4-cyl, 2.4 L 25 29 23
2010 Automatic (AM6), 4-cyl, 2.0 L 20 25 17
2010 Manual 5-spd, 4-cyl, 2.4 L 22 27 20
2010 Automatic (AV-S6), 4-cyl, 2.4 L 23 27 21
2009 Automatic (S6), 4-cyl, 2.0 L 20 25 17
2009 Manual 5-spd, 4-cyl, 2.4 L 22 27 20
2009 Automatic (variable gear ratios), 4-cyl, 2.4 L 23 27 21
2006 4-dr, Automatic 4-spd, 4-cyl, 2.4 L 22 26 20
2005 Automatic 4-spd, 4-cyl, 2.4 L 22 26 20
2004 Automatic 4-spd, 4-cyl, 2.4 L 22 26 20