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2015 Mitsubishi Lancer Evolution
AWD Final Edition
CarGurus Instant Market Value
$35,383
45 listings nationwide

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2013 Mazda MAZDASPEED3
Touring
CarGurus Instant Market Value
$13,382
58 listings nationwide
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Expert Reviews Reviews from CarGurus experts.

2015 Mitsubishi Lancer Evolution
AWD Final Edition
Eric Tallberg Preview:

Say goodbye to Mitsubishi’s Lancer Evolution after the 2015 model year. The Japanese automaker, claiming they’re “going in a different direction," will cease production on this 5-passe...

2013 Mazda MAZDASPEED3
Touring
Michael Perkins Preview:

One of the joys of writing about the automobile industry is typing out some of the ridiculous names manufacturers dream up. Start with some ridiculous letter/number combo from Infiniti...

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

2015 Mitsubishi Lancer Evolution
AWD Final Edition
writes:
The lancer had 4 doors and comfortable back seat with space. Great car, but ran into some mechanical issues th...
Power Ranked 2016 Subaru BRZ Series.HyperBlue RWD worse.
"More HP."
Value Ranked 2016 Subaru BRZ Series.HyperBlue RWD worse.
"More room to stretch your legs. "
writes:
Back Seats Ranked 2015 Subaru WRX STI worse.
"more room"
Value Ranked 2015 Subaru WRX STI worse.
"awd and handling"
45
writes:
Looks/Style Ranked 2018 Ford Focus RS Hatchback better.
"I like hatchbacks..."
Value Ranked 2018 Ford Focus RS Hatchback worse.
"Cuz the Fords are stupid expensive "
2013 Mazda MAZDASPEED3
Touring
45
writes:
Alot of power and very fun to drive. The only thing is when u put ur foot down, hold on to that steering wheel
writes:
I love it. Fantastic car
Handling Ranked 2013 Hyundai Genesis Coupe worse.
"LSD and elctronic assisted steering rack"
Back Seats Ranked 2013 Hyundai Genesis Coupe worse.
"More space and 4 doors. More comfy too"
writes:
Quick nice drive around town. I have only had my Speed3 for about 2 weeks, but I get great power and gas milea...
Handling Ranked 2017 Ford Focus SE Hatchback worse.
"The steering is tighter as well as the suspension. "
Front Seats Ranked 2017 Ford Focus SE Hatchback worse.
"They are better fit to keep you in the seat on corners than the ford."

Specs

2015 Mitsubishi Lancer Evolution
AWD Final Edition
2013 Mazda MAZDASPEED3
Touring
Powertrain 5-Speed Manual 6-Speed Manual
Drivetrain
AWD
FWD
Fuel Economy, City
17 MPG
18 MPG
Fuel Economy, Highway
23 MPG
25 MPG
Fuel Tank Volume 14.5 gal 15.9 gal
Engine
Fuel Type
Gasoline
Gasoline
Power
303 hp @ 6,500 RPM
263 hp @ 5,500 RPM
Torque
305 lb-ft @ 4,000 RPM
280 lb-ft @ 3,000 RPM
Cylinders
4 cylinders
4 cylinders
Compression Ratio
9:1
9.5:1
Displacement
2,000 cc
2,300 cc
Bore x Stroke
3.4 in x 3.4 in
3.44 in x 3.7 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 -- 5 stars
Front Crash Overall -- 5 stars
Front Crash Driver -- 5 stars
Front Crash Passenger -- 4 stars
Side Crash Overall -- 3 stars
Side Barrier Driver -- 4 stars
Side Barrier Passenger -- 2 stars
Side Pole Driver -- 3 stars
Comfort and Convenience
Leather Seats -- Standard
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 42.3 in 42 in
Back Legroom 36.1 in 36.2 in
Payload and Towing
Cargo Volume 6.9 cu ft 17 cu ft
Exterior
Length 177 in 177.6 in
Width 71.3 in 69.7 in
Height 58.3 in 57.5 in
Wheelbase 104.3 in 103.9 in

Available Options

2015 Mitsubishi Lancer Evolution
AWD Final Edition

Exterior Colors

  • Diamond White
  • Mercury Gray
  • Octane Blue
  • Rally Red

Option Packages

  • Engine Appearance Package
  • Exterior Package
  • Navigation System Package
2013 Mazda MAZDASPEED3
Touring

Exterior Colors

  • Black Mica
  • Crystal White Pearl Mica/Black
  • Liquid Silver Metallic/Black
  • Velocity Red Mica/Black

Option Packages

  • MAZDASPEED Tech PKG

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