2010 Mitsubishi Lancer Research & Reviews

Overview & Reviews

Average Score

4.43/5 Average
14 Total Reviews
This Year's Model Updates:

A number of new standard features and styling tweaks are added for the 2010 Mitsubishi Lancer sedan. Among the former are stability control, antilock brakes and power door locks across all trims, while the latter include a shorter radio antenna, new side sill extensions, revised taillights and, for upper trims, upgraded cabin accents. A new wagon variant of the Lancer also debuts for 2010 (reviewed separately).

  • Confident handling, impressive value, full array of available high-tech equipment, edgy styling, strong engines in GTS and Ralliart trims.
  • Power-sapping CVT, weak and noisy base engine, subpar interior materials, unimpressive fuel economy.

User Reviews:

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  • Not Bad for the price - 2010 Mitsubishi Lancer
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    Got the car used at 36k miles.. Got it relatively cheaper than the other cars in the same range out there.. The gearbox is among the better ones I have used and the throw feels very slick.. The performance is not very bad, but then the engine doesnt feel very refined over 4-5k rpm.. The looks of the car are definitely a plus, and did influence me considerably against the Mazda 3. So, overall, not a bad car at all, though there are definitely sportier ones out there at this price range.

  • Blocked visibility - 2010 Mitsubishi Lancer
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    After 6 weeks, sun visors fail. When in use, they will drift down, blocking forward vision. Mitsubishi dealer replaced my visors with new ones. After about 4 weeks, they do the same thing. I find it hard to drive toward the sun, holding the visor in position with one hand and steering, shifting and using turn signals with the other hand. Other Mitsubishi models have better visors. Mitsubishi seems uninterested in fixing this problem on the Lancer.

  • Waht a japanese car - 2010 Mitsubishi Lancer
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    I bought a DE MAN and I am very happy with it. The performance is very good and its fun to drive. I dont feel intimidated when a BMW or other fancy cars stop next to me in a Light. When they want to show the power of their cars, the Lancer response very well with its 152hp and its light weight. It is a good car for long trips.

  • Nice Car - 2010 Mitsubishi Lancer
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    This is a very nice vehicle and drives really smooth with cvt. I read a lot of reviews about the car being down on power, but I think the cvt transmission is just that smooth that it doesnt feel the way some vehicles feel when you get on the gas, cant even feel it shift sometimes.The car has plenty of power for (normal) driving and not for those looking to go drag racing or something like that. this car was actually built in japan so the quality will be there unlike some vehicles that have a Japanese but built in some other country. The car is pretty good on gas and if your driving mostly hwy you should see about 33 or 34 mpg hwy. I plan to put in a k&n air filter to get even better mpg.

  • LOVE IT! - 2010 Mitsubishi Lancer
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    I have had my lancer for 7 months now, and still love it as much as the day I drove it off the lot. I LOVE the extras like bluetooth, 6 disc changer, sub woofer, CVT trans, and stering wheel controls. I get so many compliments on the look of my car. I hope to keep this car for years. I havent had one single problem so far, and I hope it keeps it up. Some people complain about engine noise, but I like the sound. I really cant say enough good things about my lancer!!!

  • 2010 Lancer GTS (CVT) - 2010 Mitsubishi Lancer
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    I love this car the dealer was awesome handled and new the cars very well was actually looking at a 2010 lancer Es model before they threw this car into the loop. It handles nice on turns and looks stylish.

  • Lancer gts manual. - 2010 Mitsubishi Lancer
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    I was in the market for a suv but something about this car just got me.The front of it with the chrome looks great.Test drove the car and that was it very nice pick up and fast 0 to 60 in no time.Nice interior but they can do a little better seats are good very comfortable.Nice factory 18" wheels.But the ride is just great a little noisy inside engine noise but other that its fine.They kids love it the wife loves it I guess the suv can wait till next time and most like it it will be a Mitsubishi great bang for your bucks love it.

  • Overall Solid Car - 2010 Mitsubishi Lancer
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    Compared Ford Focus, Honda Fit, Chevy Cobalt, and Ford Fiesta. Although this car may lack the gizmos of some of these cars, Im still glad I chose it. Love the exterior styling and peppiness of the car (ES Five Speed). Bluetooth and Sirius radio make the highway driving more enjoyable. Handles well on the curves. Easy and fun shifting. Good mpg, exactly what I was looking for. And it was a bit lighter on the wallet too. Time will tell, but so far, so good.

  • Fun, quality, reliability and great valu - 2010 Mitsubishi Lancer
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    I bought an auto DE last fall and have been extremely happy with the car. What attracted me was the loads of features for the price, including power everything, 16-inch wheels, 7 airbags (more than cars that cost twice as much), performance reputation, high reliability ranking (backed by long warranty), and high safety ratings from the govt and IIHS. I have not been disappointed at all, in fact everything has exceeded my expectations. I drive the car a lot, 50/50 highway and city, and the fuel economy is excellent (I dont hard accelerate). The styling draws a lot of attention -- which unfortunately got me a speeding ticket! In short, this is a great compact car, best in its class.

  • Economy vs Comfort and Safety - 2010 Mitsubishi Lancer
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    The 2010 lancer rides just like the 08, 09 lancers which are a new generation of lancers. The 2.0 liter dohc, 16 valve engine with innovative timing performs well but the 2.4 performs much better and is only available in the expensive gts, which doesnt have as comfortable a suspension. The cvt transmission is smooth and the car soaks up most bumps. The cheap plastics on the dashboard somehow make you wonder if they cheapened anything else. Ive had prior lancers and they were all exceptionally reliable - as good as a Toyota.

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