2003 Mitsubishi Lancer Overview

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Avg. Price: $4,513
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4.35 stars

Based on 52 reviews

My Lancer by Aubry
 — I love my car. I have had it for over three years. I never have had any problems with it. Other than little things that need to be changed on any car anyway. (belts, batteries, wipers, lights, etc... Read More
Amazing Performance by Kazi
 — I simply love this car. This car gives you really good gas mileage on the manual transmission plus with some modifications like the exhaust system increases the MPG even more. I find this car really f... Read More
This Car Drives So Perfect... by lancerboy12
 — I love the Lancer... not so much the newer ones but the 2002 - 2003. I owned a yellow 2002 and it was great. It was my first car. Now i own a 2003 white lancer oz. It is the most perfect car. It ... Read More

2003 Mitsubishi Lancer Overview

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2003 Mitsubishi Lancer

The Mitsubishi Lancer is carried over for its second year of production.  Midway through the year, Mitsubishi introduced a special model called the Lancer Evolution, with 271 horsepower and 17-inch wheels.

The three Lancer styles are ES, LS and O-Z Rally. All Lancers come standard with air conditioning, power steering, cloth upholstery, front bucket seats, full power accessories and a CD player.  The LS and O-Z include cruise control, keyless entry and alloy wheels.

The Lancer houses a 2.0 liter inline four, which supplies 120 horsepower and 130 pound-feet of torque.  The ES and O-Z models come standard with a five-speed manual, and a four-speed automatic transmission is optional. The LS van only be equipped with the automatic.  Fuel efficiency is estimated at 26/33 mpg with the manual and 24/30 mpg with the automatic.

The Lancer evolved from Mitsubishi's economical Mirage, now offering a more spacious cabin and a more refined ride.  The Lancer accelerates fairly well when equipped with the manual transmission, while the automatic is rather unresponsive.  Handling capabilities are above average for this class, and the cabin is protected from intrusive road and wind noise.

Consumers have complained that the Lancer is lacking in safety features: ABS and side airbags are only available on the mid-level LS.

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Oil Light On After Oil Change

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2003 Mitsubishi Lancer Oz Won't Start (sometimes)

I have a 2003 Mitsubishi Lancer OZ Rally with manual transmission. No one else can start this car, but me and recently I've even been having problems. The battery is good and I even had a brand new ...

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What Is The Average Life Of A Lancer 2003 Automatic Transmission? Thanks. ...

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2003 Mitz Lancer Ozrally. Can An Electrical Malfunction Affect The Transmis...

2003 Mitsubishi Lancer Oz Rally. The Transmission will not shift into any gear. Was OK with no problem... then without warning... the car does nothing I shift gears. Just sits there. Initially, it wo...

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lancer94
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What Is It I Need To Buy? Or What Could It Be?

I have an automatic 03 lancer and my right side front and rear corner lights don't work and my rear light turns on only when i press the brake. My middle dash lights and my lights for where i change...

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