2008 Mitsubishi Lancer Evolution Top Comparisons

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2008 Mitsubishi Lancer Evolution GSRReview
Steven writes:
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Just Pure Awsomness — Just an exceptional piece of machinery. It's just the perfect mix of size power and precision. Love zooming by porches. Racing type interior, outside midnight black. it needs no repairs, in perfect condition. As for gas, isn't it always expensive these days anyways...

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

Pros: size and speed

Cons: getting profiled

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2008 Mitsubishi Lancer Evolution GSRReview
Joel writes:
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Does Everything And Does It Well. — Love everything about it, handles wonderful, has power to spare, easy to drive around town and at speed. Gas mileage could be better but will increase with a tune. No other car for the price range has the speed, features, and technology wrapped up in this attractive of a package. Great in snow and for hauling everyday stuff. Would definitely purchase again and again.

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

Pros: Just under a second slower around a track than some supercars.

Cons: stock tune is fairly terrible but an easy fix

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2008 Mitsubishi Lancer Evolution MRReview
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My Favorite Car I Ever Owned — Really great performance and handling. Good build quality, paint not very resistant. IMO great exterior styling, good interior styling but cheap materials in the interior. Very low gas mileage and small fuel tank :-(, very maintenance intensive. Best car to drive in the world ;-)

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

Pros: FUN

Cons: low gas mileage

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2008 Mitsubishi Lancer Evolution GSRReview
Ralph writes:
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Awesome Car On Weekend, Waste As Daily Drive — Fast, good brakes without cop hassle...Build quality is ok, but need more considering the prize that you pay. Great appearance, with wide wheels 9.5" to 10.5" wide and fat tyres and performance lowered springs or coilovers you and awesome looking car. Great around corners, need more power. Very nice and fun to drive, ok as Daily drive but it would be a waste. Great track car.

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

Pros: fast around corners

Cons: nothing

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2008 Mitsubishi Lancer Evolution GSRReview
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If Your Gonna Buy One You Need To Invest Another 4-5k On Better Parts To Make This Car A Real Evo. —

This car is the worst car ive ever had in my life!! It's overated, drinks more fuel than a Bugatti Veyron, acceleration in 1st is so slow that when I bought it I acctually took it back to the garage thinking there was something wrong with it! For some strange reason Mitsubishi thought it would be a good idea to go back to the eighties and fit it with a 5 speed gearbox. Visibilty in this car is the worst ive ever experienced...the front stantions have airbags and the mirror units are huge, meaning at junctions you cannot see left or right (not joking either). This car isnt worthy of being called an "EVO" its too heavy (300kg heavier than the previous model) and that blunts accelaration. It also has a twin exit exhaust (from a 4-1 branch manifold) which saps power and sound! turbo cars need to breathe easy at the exit of the exhaust otherwise the unburnt turbo gases ignite in the backbox, hence while every EVO X looks like its had its backbox set on fire. This car has been thrown together to compete with BMW and Audi in the European market, but has failed because of lack of attention to detail. Shame because its a real head turner...

Primary Use: Commuting to work

Pros: Once your in second its a rocket!!!

Cons: It breaks down all the time due to poor build quality and cheap nasty parts.

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2008 Mitsubishi Lancer Evolution GSRReview
Keothala writes:
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Family Car Thats Sporty And Fun. — fun to drive and corner, after some basic mods you can feel a big difference in performance. this car can corner very well with the stock yokahama tires. very nice seats, dash layout wasnt designed well, really reminds me of a mazda 3 design.. after i put the exhaust on some rattling from the dash started... common in evo x's. doesnt really bother me because i cant hear it anyways when i have my stock 700watt rockford fosgate bumping lol. gas mileage is ok cant really complain about it. car is pretty pricey but i bought mine brand new from mitsu. but you only live once plus i needed a four door for the family...

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

Pros: fast fun and sporty. EVO X.

Cons: nothing unless you got a MKIV supra

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2008 Mitsubishi Lancer Evolution GSRReview
Rampage_239 writes:
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Awesome Performer, Warranty Will Quickly Become Non Existent — The Mitsubishi Lancer carries a fair bit of prestige due to its long lineage. The 2008 model improves on the the already stellar Evolution history. With improved looks and an overall more user friendly interior set up. Where this car may scare some potential buyers away is the maintenance cost. With a strict diet of synthetic oil and 93 octane fuel or higher, it may not be for the faint of heart, or wallet for that matter. All in all this is a truly exciting car to drive on a daily basis.

Primary Use: Commuting to work

Pros: Awesome driving experience, Handles like GOD is driving, Decent in factory trim

Cons: Expensive maintenance, Weird noises, Subaru community hates you!

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2008 Mitsubishi Lancer Evolution GSRReview
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Love The Car, Hate The Payment!!! — Performance-Outstanding, especially when price is factored in Appearance-A little boy-racerish, but good overall Fun Factor-Outstanding Downsides-Needs a 6th gear! Highway speeds are tiring due to it turning high rpms. Ride could be a bit better. And, It could do with a bit nicer interior when it comes to materials.

Primary Use: Commuting to work

Pros: Fun Factor:  It's a blast to drive, especially in snow/ice!!!

Cons: n/a

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2008 Mitsubishi Lancer EvolutionReview
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Mitshubishi Nightmare — great car to drift n ride on high speed but verse because off too much oil consumption which is why we have too spend a lot yes it is fun driveing car it would be more better in black colour

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

Pros: the appeareance

Cons: that is not convertable

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2008 Mitsubishi Lancer Evolution GSRReview
NoWa writes:
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? — I'll put it this way, there is 1 thing i dont like about it. And that would be how easy it is to drop money into. The car handles like nothing you can imagine. The car inspires you to take the next corner faster and harder

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

Pros: 25Psi

Cons: too much fun

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Review By Melissa

Great car.. Great value. I would highly recommend driving one.. Theyre addicting Read More

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

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Review By Matthew

I currently own a 2015 Evolution FE and I love everything about it. The cabin is surprisingly spacious. The Evo X is just as comfortable dropping the kids off at school or driving to work as it is at ... Read More

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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

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