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2008 Mitsubishi Lancer Overview
Overall User Score
Based on 88 reviews
The all-new 2008 Mitsubishi Lancer compact sedan has received rave reviews, and with good reason. It brings a heritage of nearly 30 years of international rally competition to the streets of the 21st century, giving drivers a nearly unmatched street racer with dynamic lines, a snappy engine, and numerous cutting-edge features.
It all starts with the styling, and there's no doubt that the 2008 Lancer, from its shark-nosed grille to its aerodynamic body cladding to its color-keyed rear spoiler, is a lean, mean driving machine. And it has an engine to match - an all-new, all-aluminum 2.0-liter MIVEC (Mitsubishi Innovative Valve-timing Electronic Control) four-cylinder powerplant that delivers 152 horsepower. Add a sport-oriented suspension and a standard five-speed manual overdrive transmission or the optional Sportronic CVT (continously variable transmission) with steering-wheel-mounted magnesium paddle shifters, and you have a package that defines sport driving.
The 2008 Lancer also comes with a seven-airbag safety system, including advanced dual-stage front airbags, as well as antilock brakes with Electronic Brakeforce Distribution, which deliver optimal performance in any condition. Other features include integrated fog lamps and a 140-watt four-speaker AM/FM stereo system with a CD player and MP3-player input.
Options include a one-touch power sunroof, a high-definition DVD-based 30-gigabyte navigation system with a color LCD touch screen, a FAST Key auto-sensing remote door-unlocking and keyless ignition system, and a Bluetooth hands-free phone interface.
The 2008 Mitsubishi Lancer is available in three trims, including the entry-level Lancer DE, the mid-level Lancer ES, and the high-end Lancer GTS, which comes with sport bucket seats, automatic climate control, power windows and door locks, a leather-wrapped steering wheel and shift knob, and auto-off halogen headlights.
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Mitsubishi Lancer Questions
Srs Light Coming On
when my steering wheel is straight the srs light comes on but if i turn the steering wheel a half turn "upside down" the light goes off. I'm thinking there's a sensor behind the steering. Anyone ca...
My Car Cuts Off, First When I Slow To A Stop, Then After A Few Second Repea...
2008 Lancer. 144K miles. 1st time it happened once. Next day I checked my oil, and there was none (but i was just reaching 3k miles to my next oil change) I put 3 quarts in to get me through the weeke...
Kid Tried To Start Without The Key. Wouldn't Start With The Key Shortly Aft...
6 yr old allowed in car and tried to turn ignition without the key in it. Few minutes later adult tried to start the car with the key and tried many times. Thought it may be battery but no. Dealership...
I Had My 2008 Mitsubishi Serpentine Belt Replaced (fraying). They Next Day,...
Tail Lights Are Not Working But Have Brake And Turn Indicators
can't find owners manual and wondering which fuse on a 2008 lancer it would be or how to get to tail lights