2003 Mitsubishi Lancer Overview


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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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Can My 2003 Engine And Transmission In My Lancer Be Compatible In Any Other...

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What Turbo Would Be Best?

I have a 2.0l sohc in my 03 lancer oz rally and im looking too add some boost but i don't know what turbo would work for it any help is appreciated im still kinda new too boost

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Car Races When It Wants

Does this shop doesn't do it always does it in cities mostly

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Good Mufflers?

just looking for a new muffler for my 03 lancer oz anybody have any recommendations?

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Suspension Questions

Just wondering if someone could explain what id be in for if i dropped my 03 lancer oz 2" or so would i be swapping the coil springs or do i only have struts? Would i also need to beef up my suspe...

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