2003 Mitsubishi Lancer Evolution User Reviews

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    2003 Mitsubishi Lancer Evolution Base Review
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    25

    U Can Drive Faster In A Corner, Not In Long Street... — evo has very good handling but the power is not too big enough for drag,, it has 4wd and basic engine rotary.. of use for drive, this car can give perfect response in acorner and the accleration,, cause this car was build for rally..

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

    Pros: because i like JDM

    Cons: little torque and power

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    2003 Mitsubishi Lancer Evolution Base Review
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    Its Fast — i love the sound of the car its unique. Its accelration is amazing!. I how when i want to get up an go it goes. It cost alot tho. and its the funnest car i have owned. I love it!

    Primary Use: Commuting to work

    Pros: The Stares lol

    Cons: The price

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    2003 Mitsubishi Lancer Evolution Base Review
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    Hahaha — good acceleration,braking,handling.the interior was good and sporty type.it is very fun to drive but the is expensive but i can maintain it..try this car i'll promise you that you will love it..because i just got one.

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

    Pros: good for drag race

    Cons: nothing

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    2003 Mitsubishi Lancer Evolution Review
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    75

    Looks Great! — I would own no other car for the money that covers performance, look, and fun to drive! Fast stock without mods. Looks great without mods. Great in the winter to drive. Easily upgradable for reasonable price. Rally racing inspired! World Rally Championship (WRC)

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

    Pros: Fast!

    Cons: Tranny/ diff is weak without ShepRacing upgrade

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    2003 Mitsubishi Lancer Evolution Base Review
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    The Everyman's Super Car — The fun factor makes it easy to overlook the shortcomings. Love the drive train durability and power, plus TONS of aftermarket support. Don't like the chintzy interior materials that look cheap. Braking comes alive with the right pads. Gas mileage is not good, but is abysmal (5-7mpg) at the track. Tranny is a weak spot - got a 1st-to-2nd grind.

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

    Pros: Power, handling, fun factor

    Cons: Poor gas mileage, no cruise control, more like a track car

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    2003 Mitsubishi Lancer Evolution Base Review
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    Evo 8 — An amazing street car with the power of a super car but the possible convenience of a four door sedan. 2.0 liter four cylinder engine feels so amazing with its turbocharged feel. On the street, and for the price, you really can't beat the performance it delivers whether on the track or the street. The only con I can think of is how expensive it is to run, but it is all worth it to take care of this beast.

    Primary Use: Commuting to work

    Pros: Performance, convinence, price

    Cons: Expensive to maintain

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    2003 Mitsubishi Lancer Evolution Base Review
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    Solid All Round Performance, No Frills — All round performance wise this car is unmatched. It will do everything well. The best way to appreciate this car is to take it to the track. On top of everything else it will carry you and 3 friends plus luggage comfortably in a pinch. Then drop off your friends a go drive a twisty road.

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

    Pros: Handling!

    Cons: Your looking for a status car

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    2003 Mitsubishi Lancer Evolution Base Review
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    The Practical Sportscar — The Evo is a practical way to have the performance of a supercar and the practicality of sedan in a reasonably priced, easy to maintain and usable package. In stock form the car is no slouch, but the iron block 4g63T motor has been overbuilt from the factory to such an extent that in stock form it barely breaks a sweat. To put the strength of the Evo drivetrain in perspective, there are extreme examples of Evo's with stock internals pushing 660hp to the wheels, or around 750hp at the crank on stock internals. With built internals, anywhere between 400 and 1500hp is possible. Performance is about more than just power though. Unless the vehicle can put the power to the pavement, it is nothing more than an expensive burnout machine. The AWD system in an Evo makes sure the power can be put down much more easily, making it possible to get into the power early at an apex and haul ass out of a corner without worrying about power oversteer landing rear end fist into the wall. When it was released in 2003, the Evo had the shortest 60-0 stopping distance (110ft)of any factory production car (tieing with the Ferrari 360 Modena at the time) and lateral grip of 0.95-0.99G on the skidpad. With better tires both of those can be improved significantly in the aftermarket. The steering feel is enhanced by a very short 13:1 ratio steering rack with over 200 additional seam welds compared to the standard Lancer the Evo has an extremely rigid chassis. The car handles very well in stock form and the rigid chassis and great steering set a fantastic platform from which to set upgraded aftermarket suspension. Overall, a very usable, practical, and inexpensive way to go fast and have fun :-)

    Pros: Serious performance, practicality, usability, and economy in one nice package.

    Cons: Insurance is higher than most cars in this price range

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    2003 Mitsubishi Lancer Evolution Review
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    Evo Viii Fq330 — 0 to 60 MPH in just over 4 seconds 0 to 100 MPH in 11 seconds. plenty of G's all round. If its thrashed it will get through 55 litres of petrol rather quickly. If you take it steady you might get 200 miles out of a tank. Either way if you like quick, precise go kart style handling cars you wont beat an Evo, unless you have an awful lot of money.

    Pros: Quick and precise

    Cons: drinks fuel faster than I drink tea.

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    2003 Mitsubishi Lancer Evolution Base Review
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    Good All Around Car — good stock suspension... tinfoil fenders though... preforms amazing with little mods- up the boost and instant hp no troubles with the engine (cast iron block so upping the boost is easy) slight turbo lag but when it kicks in it trows you back ..honestly feels like a go cart- very responsive and stops on a dime

    Pros: performance

    Cons: tinfoir fenders, turbo lag

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    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

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    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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