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2012 Mitsubishi Galant
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CarGurus Instant Market Value
$6,274
32 listings nationwide

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2017 Mitsubishi Lancer
ES
CarGurus Instant Market Value
$12,611
99 listings nationwide
6 GREAT deals
13 GOOD deals

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Expert Reviews Reviews from CarGurus experts.

2012 Mitsubishi Galant
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Patricia Mayo Preview:

The Galant carries over into 2012 unchanged, with abundant rumors that it will take a bow after this model year. Many harsh things can be said of the Galant: It's outdated, cheaply mad...

2017 Mitsubishi Lancer
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Eric Tallberg Preview:

It won’t win any prizes for looks, luxury, or driving excitement, but Mitsubishi’s 2017 Lancer 5-passenger compact sedan does offer a decent ride, a comparatively roomy cabin, and lots...

User Reviews Reviews from CarGurus users who have driven or owned the car.

2012 Mitsubishi Galant
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10
writes:
I loved my 2003 galant.. it was a great car. 218k miles later
writes:
Power Ranked 2012 Nissan Maxima S worse.
"It transitions with power and no hesitation."
Handling Ranked 2012 Nissan Maxima S worse.
"It steering is smooth and effortless."
2017 Mitsubishi Lancer
ES
30
writes:
Sporty and looks fancier but not as quick on take off compared to my 2008 stick shift since an automatic. We g...
Cargo Capacity Ranked 2008 Mitsubishi Lancer DE better.
"The trunk seems smaller. In the 2017. "
Would Buy Ranked 2008 Mitsubishi Lancer DE worse.
"My son needed a car and I wanted a new one. "
20
writes:
Grat car,consider the best in its category
Front Seats Ranked 2017 Toyota Corolla worse.
"More comfort and space than Corolla"
Family Car Ranked 2017 Toyota Corolla better.
"Has mor leg space "

Specs

2012 Mitsubishi Galant
ES
2017 Mitsubishi Lancer
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Powertrain 4-Speed Automatic
Drivetrain
FWD
FWD
FWD
Fuel Economy, City
21 MPG
24 MPG
27 MPG
Fuel Economy, Highway
30 MPG
33 MPG
34 MPG
Fuel Tank Volume 17.7 gal 15.5 gal
Engine
Fuel Type
Gasoline
Gasoline
Gasoline
Power
160 hp @ 5,500 RPM
148 hp @ 6,000 RPM
148 hp @ 6,000 RPM
Torque
157 lb-ft @ 4,000 RPM
145 lb-ft @ 4,200 RPM
145 lb-ft @ 4,200 RPM
Cylinders
4 cylinders
4 cylinders
4 cylinders
Compression Ratio
9.5:1
10:1
10:1
Displacement
2,400 cc
2,000 cc
2,000 cc
Bore x Stroke
3.43 in x 3.94 in
3.39 in x 3.39 in
3.39 in x 3.39 in
Safety
ABS Brakes Standard Standard
Driver Airbag Standard Standard
Passenger Airbag Standard Standard
Front Side Airbags Standard Standard
Curtain Airbags Standard Standard
NHTSA Crash Test Results
Overall -- 4 stars
Front Crash Overall -- 4 stars
Front Crash Driver -- 5 stars
Front Crash Passenger -- 4 stars
Side Crash Overall -- 4 stars
Side Barrier Driver -- 5 stars
Side Barrier Passenger -- 3 stars
Side Pole Driver -- 5 stars
Comfort and Convenience
Leather Seats Optional --
Air Conditioning Standard Standard
CD Player Standard Standard
Radio Standard Standard
Power Windows Standard Standard
Power Door Locks Standard Standard
Passenger Power Seats Standard --
Interior
Maximum Seating 5 seats 5 seats
Front Legroom 42.6 in 42.3 in
Back Legroom 37 in 36.1 in
Payload and Towing
Cargo Volume 13.3 cu ft 12.3 cu ft
Maximum Payload 981 lbs 1,081 lbs
Exterior
Length 191.1 in 182.1 in
Width 72.4 in 69.4 in
Height 57.4 in 58.3 in
Wheelbase 108.3 in 103.7 in

Available Options

2012 Mitsubishi Galant
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Exterior Colors

  • KALAPANA Black
  • Quick Silver Pearl
  • Rave Red Pearl
  • White Pearl

Option Packages

  • Rearview Backup Camera
  • Remote Engine Start
  • Leather Seating Surfaces
2017 Mitsubishi Lancer
ES

Exterior Colors

  • Alloy Silver Metallic
  • Diamond White Pearl
  • Labrador Black Pearl
  • Mercury Gray Pearl
  • Octane Blue Pearl
  • Rally Red Metallic

Option Packages

  • All-Weather Package
  • Sun and Sound Package
  • Navigation System Package

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