2003 Mitsubishi Lancer Evolution User Reviews

2003 Mitsubishi Lancer Evolution Review Ratings

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Average Ratings from 36 reviews

  • Performance:4.9 out of 5 stars4.9 out of 5 stars4.9 out of 5 stars4.9 out of 5 stars4.9 out of 5 stars 4.9 / 5
  • Appearance:4.4 out of 5 stars4.4 out of 5 stars4.4 out of 5 stars4.4 out of 5 stars4.4 out of 5 stars 4.4 / 5
  • Build Quality:4.4 out of 5 stars4.4 out of 5 stars4.4 out of 5 stars4.4 out of 5 stars4.4 out of 5 stars 4.4 / 5
  • Overall: 4.7 out of 5 stars4.7 out of 5 stars4.7 out of 5 stars4.7 out of 5 stars4.7 out of 5 stars 4.7 / 5

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PROS
"power" 20 reviews
"ride" 13 reviews
"handling" 12 reviews
"speed" 7 reviews
"turbo" 4 reviews
CONS
"expensive car" 8 reviews
"fuel economy" 6 reviews
"ride" 3 reviews
"small power" 2 reviews
"power" 2 reviews

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Handling, Power, AWD

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Rough suspension. Boy racer wing that block your rear view.

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The Best Econo Box Sports Car Ever Made! — This car is amazing. I love everything about it except for the spoiler blocking the rear view. It's got a great suspension setup although a little harsh for a daily driver and it's very functional with large trunk, four doors and AWD for the winter. It can be easily modified to super car performance specs and gets 20+ mpg. I sold this one but plan on buying a white 05 in a year or so minus the boy racer wing.

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Fast, gets attention, handled awesome!  Plenty of room for friends.  

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You were lucky if you could get more than 180 miles on a full tank of gas.  Premium only gas, cops follow you everywhere you go.

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Awesome Car For The Money — Sweet car. Stock it would run the 1/4 mile at 13 flat, with a little added power like mine had, it would easily run low 12's. I even beat a Ferrari with this car on M-59. Turbo, all wheel drive car which can beat most of the cars on the road.

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AWD, S-AYC, ACD, and S-ABS.

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Insurance, initial cost

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Hard To Beat The Performance For The Price... — ...a sedan that cuts 60' times in 1.5 seconds, 60mph in 3.6, and the 1/4mile in just over 11 seconds. It does this, and gets 25 mpg. I drove a friend's Evo 7 GSR and it's wicked fast at 25psi... and it'll walk down a Viper or a Corvette at a road course. All for less than $40k!

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Superfast 0-60 4.7 sec, 1/4 mile 13.5 sec.  
Car handled like a go cart.  Easy to mod the engine because of the turbo.  
It would stop on a dime.

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After you've driven with that much power you can't go back...so hard...Brakes would have been crazy expensive to replace.  Car made me crazy fast everywhere I went and want to race every fixed up car near me.  Apparently this car does not like GMR (canyon driving).  Has a tendency to flip over if you drive too fast..trust me i know..haha.  well..not ha ha.  I still want another one.  

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Rally Car For The Street — Greatest bang for the buck. If you dont know what this is you're not a gearhead. I miss the feel of boost hitting you in the back and letting off the gas at 130 knowing you could have easily gone over 150. Nuts...In my opinion way better car than an STi. haha. sorry to all those subaru guys. If you love boost you'll love this car. If you want to buy a used one, the seller is lying when he says, "I never modded it or raced it". Straight up liar.

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Great performance, grip and handling. Rare. Good value.

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Expensive to run and maintain. Thirsty.

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Fantastic Performance For The Money — Great performance, grip and handling. Rare. Good value. Expensive to run and maintain. Thirsty. Interior is nothing special.

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Flipping quick, go kart handling,

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You will need shares in a fuel company

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Fq 300 With 30 Extra Horse Power — FQ300 with mitsubishi 30 HP upgrade. Boost improved giving a 0 to 60 MPH time of 4.3 seconds and a 0 to 100 MPH time of just over 11 seconds. Active yaw control gives the car precise and very good control in all normal conditions but the big tyres can be a pain when the black stuff gets a bit slippy with either snow or ice. It pulls like a train in all 6 gears and if you get the changes right there will not be many cars which can keep up with it, especially when it comes to the twisty bits.

Primary Use: Sport/fun (spirited driving, track racing, off-roading, etc.)

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2011 Mitsubishi Lancer Evolution Reviews

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2010 Mitsubishi Lancer Evolution Reviews

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2008 Mitsubishi Lancer Evolution Reviews

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