2003 Mitsubishi Lancer Overview

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ES
105 national listings
LS
15 national listings
Avg. Price: $4,810
O-Z Rally
Avg. Price: $5,188

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Based on 51 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 Rifat
 — 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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Srs Light Turns On And Off.

03 92000 miles. srs ligth turns on and off. seems like on at 12 off at 2 o'clock. recent work done all belts, water pump and thermostat. horn works when light is on. everything else seems to be ...

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ronny_jv
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I Changing All Belt On My 03 Lancer Oz Rally But Belt For Steering Makes A ...

i have max the belt for steering out so cant tight it anymore i went to get parts at napa and got right belt according to there info. so wat can i do?

18 views with 5 answers (last answer 3 weeks ago)
melboogie
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03 Mitsubishi Lancer Won't Start. Battery Is Fully Charged, But I Noticed W...

75 views with 3 answers (last answer 2 months ago)
Mikel Heiderscheidt
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Will A 5 Spd Transmission From A 02 Mitsubishi Mirage Fit In A 03 Mitsubish...

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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 ...

494 views with 14 answers (last answer 2 months ago)