2004 Mitsubishi Lancer User Reviews

2004 Mitsubishi Lancer Review Ratings

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Average Ratings from 29 reviews

  • Performance:4.1 out of 5 stars4.1 out of 5 stars4.1 out of 5 stars4.1 out of 5 stars4.1 out of 5 stars 4.1 / 5
  • Appearance:4.3 out of 5 stars4.3 out of 5 stars4.3 out of 5 stars4.3 out of 5 stars4.3 out of 5 stars 4.3 / 5
  • Build Quality:4.3 out of 5 stars4.3 out of 5 stars4.3 out of 5 stars4.3 out of 5 stars4.3 out of 5 stars 4.3 / 5
  • Overall: 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

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PROS
"ride" 14 reviews
"power" 12 reviews
"fuel economy" 8 reviews
"handling" 7 reviews
"speed" 3 reviews
CONS
"power" 6 reviews
"gearbox" 3 reviews
"ride" 3 reviews
"small power" 2 reviews
"handling" 2 reviews

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Mzsinko84 writes:
2004 Mitsubishi Lancer ES Review
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3

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What I like about my/this car is that for being a 1.997cc engine, it's not bad but it is far from the best that it can be.

Cons

Not a manual or a CVT transmission, not all wheel drive and it's not turbo charged.

Mzsinko84
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Not Bad At All For A Basic Everyday Car — Like I said in my pros and cons, it's not AWD, Turbo charged or a manual/CVT transmission but for a little more than beyond basic car it's not bad at all. I have a ton of ideas and modifications that I want to do to it. I would do whatever mod that I can do to it on my own even though car shops do guarantee quality work, it's just a personal preference.

Primary Use: Family transportation

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Kevin writes:
2004 Mitsubishi Lancer Ralliart Review
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4

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Everything

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No Map light

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Lancer Ralliart 2.4l Review — This car is quick with the 2.4L MIVEC power plant. The FWD isn't the greatest, there ia a little torque steer on hard take offs, but not enough for very many people to notice. A LSD would go nicely up there. The handling around back road twists is very neutral. There are some curves that i was afraid to take the Z around at any sort of speed, those are the curves where the Lancer shines. This is a great performing car. The interior is pretty basic, one complaint is the lack of a map light, but it's no big deal. I have gotten around 23-24 MPG with mixed driving

Primary Use: Family transportation

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Jim writes:
2004 Mitsubishi Lancer ES Review
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The response and suspension

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No spoiler (yet) and could use some higher end performance

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Quick, Nimble And Fun — Car has quick response even as being stock (mine has an exhaust system, cold air intake and a performance module). Also has amazing suspension as the base model: ES (can really powerslide great!) Appearance just looks simple but great.

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Rebecca writes:
2004 Mitsubishi Lancer ES Review
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zippy, economical

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bit on the small side for my large dog

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I Love My Car — i love my car, its great for running around town, its so fun to drive, servicing is cheap, goes pretty good for a 4 cylinder car, it handles pretty good on the road and they sell cheap, the auto is easier to drive than the manual, but boring on long trips

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Cole writes:
2004 Mitsubishi Lancer ES Review
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Gas Mileage

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not very performance minded

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Good Daily Driver — Gets very good gas mileage. Comfortable interior. easy to drive. has amply power but feels like the car would be better with more. not to expensive to keep up. little zippy car. durable construction and quality. worth owning for long time

Primary Use: Commuting to work

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kbro writes:
2004 Mitsubishi Lancer Ralliart Review
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3

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peppy motor, good looking, good gas mileage, 4 doors

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ride quailty, interior comfort

kbro
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Fun To Drive — Ive had two lancers, a 2003 which got wrecked, and a 2004. Liked them both. The 2004 more so it was a different edition more power better handling, better styling. For a four cyl. it ran good and still got 32 mpg. Gotta have a 5 speed in this car the automatic is boring. Put it through some rough time and it held up great. I didnt put brakes on it until 90k miles and did the timing belt also, other than that i just changed the oil. I liked having four doors and still had a bit a performace. Great car to own I would def. buy another.

Primary Use: Commuting to work

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cashcarz writes:
2004 Mitsubishi Lancer O-Z Rally Review
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Good basic sport car with a low price tag.

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If you don't like manual transmission driving

cashcarz
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Fun, Sporty, Gas Efficient, Economy Car — This car has lots of zoom power and because of it compactness can zip in and out of traffic well. The seating is a bit boxy, but for the price this is a good basic car to own. Gas mileage is good - average about 28MPG city and Highway. Stats reveals that this is a low cost maintenance car.

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tconn92 writes:
2004 Mitsubishi Lancer Ralliart Review
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Excellent handling and power out of the factory.

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Can be annoying finding parts and they aren't always cheap.

tconn92
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Amazing Car — I bought this car in 2008 at 40000 miles. When I bought it I had planned to test a few cars first but once I got in it and drove it I fell in love. Often that turns out to be a mistake but not with this car. It's parts can be hard to find sometimes but it doesn't break down easily. I will tell you one more thing if you see one of these running down the road don't underestimate it they are quick.

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

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Kevin writes:
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Style,Handling and Acceleration

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NONE

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Awesome — Great looks with with awesome handling and Acceleration makes my Lancer a beast on the streets of Mumbai driving her is a lot of fun.I have maxed her out at 160 km/h and she wasn't even breaking a sweat need i say more.

Primary Use: Commuting to work

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SnowWhite writes:
2004 Mitsubishi Lancer Ralliart Review
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137,000 miles and still going strong and fun to drive

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nothing. it is what it is. its no bottom line lancer but its no evo either.

SnowWhite
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Love It :) — I love everything about this car. It's my first Mitsubishi and I'm hooked. It may not have leather seats, heated seats, or dual climate control but I wouldn't trade it for anything(except a newer ralliart or evo of course).

Primary Use: Commuting to work

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2002 Mitsubishi Lancer Reviews

Sweety By Justmemommy

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2003 Mitsubishi Lancer Reviews

Great Car... If You Can Afford The Maintenance By lcharrismd

Gas mileage, great drivability, don't like the dealer. If you have someone that will fix the car... when you need diagnosis and repair... that is honest... this is a good car to have. Just my opinion.... Read More

Good Reliable But With Some Quirks. By sergekhoury

This is a good small car that is very efficient on gas. The car can go easy on highways and has no problem keeping up. One downside is that it didn't come with Cruise Control which makes it tough to d... Read More

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2005 Mitsubishi Lancer Reviews

Awesome By Samuel

awesome car very quick for the ES lancer in my opinion very good handling along as its dry good for racing and flying around corners all in all i would say this car is an amazing piece of machiner... Read More

Good Car As A Daily Driver, Works Great With Future Mods. By Shaun

This car is a nice car. The power is decent from stock, but the torque makes up for the lack of power. The gear ratio is nice and tight often times makes me wish I had a 6th gear. Handles the corn... Read More

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2006 Mitsubishi Lancer Reviews

Could Be Better By Kaseyamc

The back of it, (the trunk) makes it looks like Toyota i hate that shape. I have to get a spoiler to take away attention. i need to add body kit to it so it could at list turn heads when i pull up… Read More

Price And Comfort Considered I Would Rather Drive This Over A Civic. By pz0103

Being a Engineer and mechanic I can appreciate a great product. I have found these cars to be extremely comfortable and durable. They also have great visibility. Easy to get in and out of. They also h... Read More

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2008 Mitsubishi Lancer Reviews

Sporty Family Car By davidfran69

Great car for a daily driver. Not so good for a major upgrade to speed because the transmission slips under pressure. Makes a great show car or to simply drive it Like you stole it, that's the way I d... Read More

Sweet Car Bro By jnc9190

Pretty nice car, nothing to fancy. If you want a car to race, or a car that's good on gas and you won't have to worry if its going to make it back and forth from work then this is the car for you. Read More

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