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2.5 out of 5 2.5
Parkers overall rating: 2.5 out of 5 2.5
Mitsubishi Lancer Saloon (05-08) - rated 2.5 out of 5
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At a glance

New price £10,054 - £11,554
Used price £380 - £2,135
Fuel economy
Not tested to latest standards
View pre-2017 economy specs
Road tax cost £220 - £330
Insurance group 22 - 27 How much is it to insure?


Cheap; well equipped; reliable


No diesel engine

Mitsubishi Lancer Saloon rivals

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Buyers looking for an affordable and well-equipped saloon should take a look at Mitsubishi Lancer. Also available as an estate, it’s good to drive and reliable, sharing its profile with the unmistakable EVO IX – Mitsubishi’s super-saloon – and the rear spoiler nods towards the Lancer’s sporty heritage. Although Lancer isn’t particularly stimulating and the choice of trim and engine options are restricted – only a 1.6 or 2.0-litre petrol to choose from – it’s ideal for families in need of a high value, practical saloon.

Mitsubishi Lancer Saloon rivals

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