2003 Mitsubishi Lancer Evolution User Reviews

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    Evolution......the Name Sums It All! — Drives and handle like a proper sports car on track but troll like a family saloon in the city XD. The most practical car i have ever owned....with responsible regular maintenance this car will outlive the owner him/herself.

    Primary Use: Commuting to work

    Pros: 1) AWD works on any road surface and i live in Oklahoma which sometimes experience all 4 seasons in a week O_O", 2) Superb braking power, 1/2hr of time attacks never once felt any brake fade, 5hr total track time on that particular day, 3) excellent transmission built quality, 4) very DIY friendly, engine bay has ample work space, 5) low maintenance costs.

    Cons: Worse ride comfort, my spine felt like its bolted directly to the chassis.....1st upgrade is to discard those stock shocks and then everything else is not necessary unless you have lots of $$$ and free time only your hands.

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    Old Faithful — I love this car! Very fast in every way but would still fit 5 people. Very stylish. Love that turbo spool at 3500rpm! Never had leaks for being how old it is. Very few maintenance just of course the required 30k,60,120k tune ups.

    Primary Use: Commuting to work

    Pros: Fast and a very reliable car with very little maintenance.

    Cons: Suspension a little rough for long drives.

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    2003 Evo 8 — Performance- Acceleration is nasty thanks to 2 step and the tune, braking is also great because i have drilled slotted rotors with brembo calipers, and handling is absolutely awesome since it is all wheel drive with a 80/20 diff. Build Quality- Car is in outstanding shape seeing how it was damn near totaled in Wisconsin a few years ago. Appearance- Styling is great in and out, minor mods inside and full body kit on the outside with Bremmerkraft Wheels. Fun Factor- Overall wouldnt side with any othe vehicle. This car is a great DD and is fun as hell to drive. Also the space is great since it is a sedan.

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

    Pros: Everything is phenomenal on this car.

    Cons: The ride height dampens my fun sometimes, although i can raise or lower it since it has coilovers

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    Love It, But I Wish I Could Get A Softer Suspension. — As we all seen Top Gear that the Evo 8 kept up with a Lambo, you can't say that about a Honda lol. this car looks good with or without the wing. this gets better mpg's than my Audi, so its all good.

    Primary Use: Commuting to work

    Pros: Fast, looks good, and most people wouldn't pass on a Evo.

    Cons: The cost of keeping it at 100% does cost a little higher than usual.

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    Bad Evo 8 — This is an all out performance car, not creature comforts, no luxuries just a straight up track car that is street legal. It is an expensive car to maintain...timing belt is 250, water pump is about 100 bucks and then you have to buy a tensioner. Not to mention brakes depending on how you use them are 600 bucks for just the calipers not including pads. Next is tire wear which varies depending on driving style and how many track days the car sees.

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

    Pros: Power

    Cons: Cargo Space

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    Other Drivers Should Have To Take A Test Just To Be On The Road With An Evo Viii — What's not to love about this car, fast for the weekend "Events" and able to take the kids to school during the week and get the groceries. This is a high maintenance car and don't expect the insurance to be cheap. Some Insurance companies deny you coverage as soon as they hear the model. (Gieco)

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

    Pros: Fast and Fun!

    Cons: Avoid If you don't like maintance! Or the costs of them...

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    Fast — awsome car good drive and a fast engine and accelartion and good for racing .. engine o/o drive o/o power o/o .. good for 1 0n 1 races with freinds just be ready for the drive of your life ......

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

    Pros: gd drive

    Cons: fast

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    Flippin' Sweet And Sexy! — Performance was amazing! The 4G63 4-cylinder turbo charged engine was a incredible! 271-hp, All- wheel drive, Turbo-charged and inter cooled. I loved everything about this car. This car screamed performance! Nothing on the domestic market could beat it off the line or in acceleration, except its arch-enemy the subaru wrx sti. I topped it out at 157 mph in near stock mode. Gotta Love the Evo. I miss this car so damn much. I'm gonna get another in the not too distant future. Put that on everything.

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

    Pros: Top performer out of the box, comes maxed out from factory, is # 5 out of Super Street's Top 10 Tuner Cars in America.

    Cons: Not a damn thing.

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    Amazing Car Best Bang For Buck For Performance With 4 Doors!!! — awesome car balls to the wall performance with just a few bolt ons or all out super car killer if u got the funds, either way the car cant be beat for a four door performance car i wanted one since they came to the us...

    Pros: awd turbo performance

    Cons: none

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    Fast, Hated The Transmission And Clutch — Fun to Drive, not a daily commuter, and has absolutley no amenities or safety features. Likes having the RecaroRacing seats. Clutch was so stiff it would put your leg to sleep in traffic. Not my favorite car but it was fun

    Primary Use: Commuting to work

    Pros: 2.0 liter Turbo has power

    Cons: Transmissin is extremely short and clutch was stiff

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    2013 Mitsubishi Lancer Evolution Reviews

    Wicked White Rocket By bwienk

    This car is fast, loud (Rockford Fosgate 9 speaker system with subwoofer), and a blast to drive. The AWD system is flawless with Tarmac/Gravel/Snow modes. 291 HP stock, brembo brakes, and Recaro sport... Read More

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    Fun Toy! By Glouie

    There's no other under $50k car that does all the things that real drivers want to do. The double clutch, paddle shifters and rev matcher is amazing and compares well to the GTR. In fact, I call the ... Read More

    2011 Mitsubishi Lancer Evolution Reviews

    Its The Best Car By Danish

    this car is fun to drive its performance is awesome build quality is very good it has a good appearance finally the speed, speed is the best part of this car it reaches 0 to 100 kph in just 10 secs ... Read More

    Beautiful By Muzzy

    sick as can be xD best car ive ever had, its performance is amazing. super quick and grippy. appearance is very stunning. cost of ownership is quite high... the fun factor is everythin from a japane... Read More

    2010 Mitsubishi Lancer Evolution Reviews

    Best Handling Car Under 100k By tlaf1326

    Love my evo, have owned it for almost 4 years now. I truly think this car could be the next supra for holding its value. It will be interesting to see since mitsu is not making them anymore. Truly a... Read More

    The Evolution Xd By Max

    Only a few cars, in and outside of its class, can provide comparable engine power, precision handling and driving intensity. As a bonus, the Evo looks the part of a legitimate high-performance car as ... Read More

    2008 Mitsubishi Lancer Evolution Reviews

    Best Car Ever Engineered By HamiltonM

    Stock from the factory it has a weak tune. If you plug in a flash encoder, to flash the ecu, you will get an extra 20 horsepower. The turning radius is hilarious, you could pull a narrower uturn in a ... Read More

    Lancer Evolution Mr By super_dough

    This is a fantastic car that handles like a dream. It has enough horsepower to get out of your own way. The style, color, community, appeal, and passion is what this car is all about. It is truly a dr... Read More

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