Ad closing in a few seconds...
Parkers overall rating: 3 out of 5 3.0
Mitsubishi Lancer Saloon (08-10) - rated 3 out of 5
Enlarge 62 photos

PROS

Sporty looks, generous equipment levels, good Volkswagen-sourced diesel engine, decent passenger space

CONS

Interior finish could be better, sluggish petrol performance, firm ride

At a glance

New price £12,904 - £19,929
Used price £945 - £4,350
Fuel economy 35 - 44 mpg
Road tax cost £200 - £300
Insurance group 13 - 21 How much is it to insure?

PROS

Sporty looks, generous equipment levels, good Volkswagen-sourced diesel engine, decent passenger space

CONS

Interior finish could be better, sluggish petrol performance, firm ride

Mitsubishi Lancer Saloon rivals

The Mitsubishi Lancer is best known when it's in high performance Evo guise, but these models usually overshadow the standard model. In fact the normal Lancer is a good family car that comes well equipped, has decent rear passenger space and is good to drive too. The styling echoes the Evo X with an aggressive nose and a rear spoiler but it is let down inside with a drab and slightly dated interior which lacks finesse.

Still the Lancer does come well equipped and is available with a strong diesel engine, borrowed from Volkswagen. The saloon bodystyle isn't ideal for practicality, but certainly looks neater than the ungainly Sportback variant.

Mitsubishi Lancer Saloon rivals

Other Mitsubishi Lancer (2008 - 2011) models: