2006 Mitsubishi Lancer Evolution User Reviews

2006 Mitsubishi Lancer Evolution Review Ratings

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  • 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:4.7 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
  • Build Quality:4.5 out of 5 stars4.5 out of 5 stars4.5 out of 5 stars4.5 out of 5 stars4.5 out of 5 stars 4.5 / 5
  • Overall: 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

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PROS
"power" 37 reviews
"handling" 27 reviews
"ride" 25 reviews
"speed" 13 reviews
"awd" 9 reviews
CONS
"fuel economy" 8 reviews
"high maintenance" 8 reviews
"expensive car" 7 reviews
"ride" 6 reviews
"interior" 5 reviews

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cdhill001 writes:
2006 Mitsubishi Lancer Evolution IX Review
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5

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340 HP; GREAT Handling!; Adjustable suspension.

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Navigation needs updating; paint chipping on front air dam.

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Sunny Sunday Morning Pleasure! — I wanted a sports car that was affordable and gave me handling and performance of more expensive cars. This EVO did the trick. Love to drive it. Handles like a cart. And the 340HP provides thrilling hole shots coming off on ramps.

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

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Blackrat writes:
2006 Mitsubishi Lancer Evolution IX Review
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4

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Four door rocket

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Could of done better with interior.

Blackrat
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Four Wheel Slide. — Excellent car. Great in snow. Blast to drive. Lots of power for a 4 cly. Always enough room to transport people in. Even if your 6ft tall. Not too bad at the gas pump. Just a 14 gallon tank. Did I mention it was a blast to drive.

Primary Use: Family transportation

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Ryan writes:
2006 Mitsubishi Lancer Evolution MR Review
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5

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Car is an absolute blast to drive! Has been meticulously maintained. Very clean!

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Very minor almost unnoticeable scratches on front bumper from highway driving. Very tiny ding on passenger rear quarter panel from a shopping cart rolling into it.

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The Best Car I've Ever Owned! — I love everything about this car. It has head turning style, very comfortable and to top it off, you could keep up with or beat a Lamborghini at the track. Not many things keep up with an evo's performance. The car is also very reliable, I've used it for a daily driver for 3 years, and even with my aftermarket parts, I've never had an issue.

Primary Use: Commuting to work

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MrEvolution writes:
2006 Mitsubishi Lancer Evolution MR Review
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Super easy car to drive, but takes a while to get use to the amount of power / torque this car has.

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Replacement fluids like the 6speed transmission is a dealer item only and can cost over $100, when it comes time for a fluid change.

MrEvolution
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Garage Queen — Great handling extremely easy on the wallet, as if you don't mash the gas pedal and spool the turbo, it will run like a regular 2.0l 4cylinder and return some pretty amazing gas mileage. The trunk, roof, and hood is aluminum and have to be careful not to allow anyone or thing to rest on top as it will dent and you will not be able to bend it back, as aluminum stretches when hit.

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

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MrEvolution writes:
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Great handling family hauler. Always been reliable and super easy to maintain. The car is a race from original design and everything from transmission to oil changes are a snap to do. VERY Roomy with lots of head room (I'm 6'4") and the reason I bought this car!! Lots of aftermarket support and forums to diagnose any known issues or modification questions you might have.
The car's electronics will save you if you get into a bad turn. Really well develop electronics from its WRC heritage and can't be beat.

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Dealer network are horrible and I think is a reason why Mitsubishi does so poorly in this country. At beginning the police where unaware of the spoiler that came from the factory and cited tickets for it, although it was annoying it, I was able to win in court.

MrEvolution
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My Garage Queen — Excellent excellent. I would definitely buy again and recommend it to someone looking for a car that will not only get you to 60mph safely, but also stop to 0mph without the help of a tree. Your buddies will thank you because its a true four door sports car.

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

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Vazir writes:
2006 Mitsubishi Lancer Evolution MR Review
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5

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Performance - once you corner in an Evo, you can't do it in anything else

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not much really except it's ability to attract cops' unwanted attention and ofcourse the high insurance

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Best Handling Awd In Its Class — Got my bone-stock Evo 9 MR in June 2011 and took it immediately for 3 track-days in summer. This car is fast for any novice driver, so it's no wonder insurance rates are high. After learning for 2 years in the Prelude though, the upgrade was desirable and deserved. the car is an absolute hoot

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

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Danny writes:
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Fun, fun, fun

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uncomfy, ugly, lots of maintenance.

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Evo Ix Rs — Fun factor - probably the best part about this car. Its not far from driving a car that costs 10 times more build quality - its a 15k car with a 15k powertrain...speaks for its self not the best looking car, but i could care less about looks Expensive to maintain, only because I'm picky about the fluids i use and i keep sup with scheduled maintenance. I'm afraid to add up all the receipts with maintenance and gas. Wouldn't recommend the car to anyone who doesn't like to put some work into it or wants to drive it everyday. I'm sure a stock one is a little better though.

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

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Dale writes:
2006 Mitsubishi Lancer Evolution MR Review
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everything

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MR weak 6speed tranny i bought a 5speed

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Friken Sweet — i like everything......mine makes 550+ to the wheels it really light tons of fun. it has 4doors you can always take out the back seats like i did. Its an all out great car to drive and have fun with

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

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Performance, drivetrain, control

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Gas mileage, replacement parts are expensive, build quality isn't perfect

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2006 Lancer Evo Ix Se Review — A car you can go on a roadtrip with 4 friends with on one weekend, drive all week to and from work, and then go have a blast on a race track with the next weekend. Definitely turns lots of heads driving around town and at car shows (for better and for worse). Maintenance, repairs and gas bills do get a bit expensive, but with the number of SPG (smiles per gallon) I get, I wouldn't trade it for anything else.

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

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Very nice car.. it's perfect for me...

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it's a 4 door sedan...

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Legendary Colt — All wheel drive car with S-AWC.... 4 door sport car... 18" spoke rims.. good for rally tracks... good for modifications... Sporty looks... Big spoiler... 2000cc turbocharged... it's fun and comfortable to drive... high level of stability... just take this car for you...

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

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1992 Mitsubishi Lancer Evolution Reviews

Bang For Your Buck By Rene

Overral good car to start off with to learn manual or first car fuel consumption is very low lots of blind spots Safety wise... dont drive near trucks or 4wd's Very customisable car since its old... Read More

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1994 Mitsubishi Lancer Evolution Reviews

Evo 2 King Of The Early Evos By Nick

love it cheep on gas loks good mint in winter still looks good all these years later handles like a gocart ppl still appreciate its looks an performance an time in race history an prtical in every day... Read More

The Wanna B Evo By Jeremy

Performance wise, its reasonably good. Not a rocket though, approx 160-170 hp Needs a little body work a few places, an a paint job Interior quality is passable, few opening on the seats Gas mileage s... Read More

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1995 Mitsubishi Lancer Evolution Reviews

94 Gsr Lancer By Alarna

this was my 94 gsr out of all my cars this was my fav, after i spent a bit of money on it it was perfect. Fuel depends how you drive it and repairs can be expensive as you need to find the parts. Read More

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bloody quick! bit ugly tho. just had clutch done, way expensive. handles very well as expected. probably quickest car i have had, very close to rx7 performance. not sure how long i'll be keeping it (a... Read More

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1996 Mitsubishi Lancer Evolution Reviews

Jdm By David

I love but i want more speed and HP!!! Is very good and fast for short distance races very quick and handles very nice for turns !! And yeah is a very fun car to drive is a right side drive car!! orig... Read More

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its really good on petrol sporty sound from the sports exhaust sounds great looks sweet really neat tidy wish it was even more powerful though. ; )has sports racing seats and set of rims tires with a... Read More

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