Mitsubishi Lancer Evolution vs Subaru Impreza WRX Compare price, expert/user reviews, mpg, engines, safety, cargo capacity and other specs at a glance.

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2015 Mitsubishi Lancer Evolution
AWD Final Edition
CarGurus Instant Market Value
$37,995
39 listings nationwide

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2014 Subaru Impreza WRX
Base
CarGurus Instant Market Value
$17,357
42 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...

2014 Subaru Impreza WRX
Base
Michael Perkins Preview:

It’s never easy coming to the end of an era, especially one that should’ve ended already. With the WRX, everyone expected to see a new version by now. The Impreza upon which it’s based...

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 "
2014 Subaru Impreza WRX
Base
writes:
I chose the car because of AWD and the performance of the car.
writes:
Great cargo capacity, the back seats are able to fold down too, and overall comfort of the car is a 10 for me....
writes:
power, four wheel drive, resale value

Specs

2015 Mitsubishi Lancer Evolution
AWD Final Edition
2014 Subaru Impreza WRX
Base
Powertrain 5-Speed Manual 5-Speed Manual
Drivetrain
AWD
AWD
Fuel Economy, City
17 MPG
19 MPG
Fuel Economy, Highway
23 MPG
25 MPG
Fuel Tank Volume 14.5 gal 16.9 gal
Engine
Fuel Type
Gasoline
Gasoline
Power
303 hp @ 6,500 RPM
265 hp @ 6,000 RPM
Torque
305 lb-ft @ 4,000 RPM
244 lb-ft @ 4,000 RPM
Cylinders
4 cylinders
4 cylinders
Compression Ratio
9:1
8.4:1
Displacement
2,000 cc
2,500 cc
Bore x Stroke
3.4 in x 3.4 in
3.92 in x 3.11 in
Safety
ABS Brakes Standard Optional
Driver Airbag Standard Optional
Passenger Airbag Standard Optional
Front Side Airbags Standard Optional
Curtain Airbags Standard Optional
NHTSA Crash Test Results
Comfort and Convenience
Air Conditioning Standard Optional
CD Player Standard Optional
Radio Standard Optional
Power Windows Standard Optional
Power Door Locks Standard Optional
Passenger Power Seats -- Standard
Interior
Maximum Seating 5 seats 5 seats
Front Legroom 42.3 in 43.5 in
Back Legroom 36.1 in 33.5 in
Payload and Towing
Cargo Volume 6.9 cu ft 11.3 cu ft
Exterior
Length 177 in 180.3 in
Width 71.3 in 70.7 in
Height 58.3 in 58.1 in
Wheelbase 104.3 in 103.3 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
2014 Subaru Impreza WRX
Base

Exterior Colors

  • Crystal Black Silica
  • Dark Gray Metallic
  • Ice Silver Metallic
  • Plasma Blue Silica
  • Satin White Pearl
  • WR Blue Pearl

Option Packages

  • 10" Powered Subwoofer
  • Popular Package #2 (IYO)
  • Popular Package #2B
  • SPT Performance Exhaust
  • Sport Performance 1A

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