Nissan 350Z vs Mitsubishi Lancer Compare price, expert/user reviews, mpg, engines, safety, cargo capacity and other specs at a glance.

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2009 Nissan 350Z
Roadster Enthusiast
CarGurus Instant Market Value
$36,870
4 listings nationwide

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2017 Mitsubishi Lancer
ES
CarGurus Instant Market Value
$14,606
49 listings nationwide
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8 GOOD deals

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Expert Reviews Reviews from CarGurus experts.

2009 Nissan 350Z
Roadster Enthusiast
Eric Tallberg Preview:

The big news from Nissan regarding their 350Z for '09 is that this sporty speedster will be available only as a drop-top. Nissan has decided to discontinue the coupe for this model yea...

2017 Mitsubishi Lancer
ES
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.

2009 Nissan 350Z
Roadster Enthusiast
10
Never writes:
Loved the looks, sound, and handling of this vehicle. This car is for those people who want a cheap vehicle to...
Front Seats Ranked 1999 Cadillac DeVille Sedan FWD better.
"The interior feels much nicer than the one in 350z because the Cadillac is meant for luxury while the 350z is made to appeal to those who love sports cars."
Family Car Ranked 1999 Cadillac DeVille Sedan FWD better.
"Simple. The passenger capacity. Of course the DeVille is a better family car because it has space for 5 to 6 occupants while the 350z omly has space for the driver and one passenger."
35
Michael 2009 Nissan 350Z Roadster EnthusiastReview:

Yup — LUV. i liek the car soo much its amazing looking and the performance is amazing, very resonsive. rel...

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

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Roland 2009 Nissan 350Z Roadster EnthusiastReview:

Nice Nissan 350z — All the performance is so greaat, the accelaration is so beautiful,the break i dont know,its easy t...

2017 Mitsubishi Lancer
ES
40
GuruW1NBG 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
Mohamed 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

2009 Nissan 350Z
Roadster Enthusiast
2017 Mitsubishi Lancer
ES
Powertrain
Drivetrain
RWD
RWD
FWD
FWD
Fuel Economy, City
17 MPG
17 MPG
24 MPG
27 MPG
Fuel Economy, Highway
24 MPG
23 MPG
33 MPG
34 MPG
Fuel Tank Volume 20 gal 15.5 gal
Engine
Fuel Type
Gasoline
Gasoline
Gasoline
Gasoline
Power
306 hp @ 6,800 RPM
306 hp @ 6,800 RPM
148 hp @ 6,000 RPM
148 hp @ 6,000 RPM
Torque
268 lb-ft @ 4,800 RPM
268 lb-ft @ 4,800 RPM
145 lb-ft @ 4,200 RPM
145 lb-ft @ 4,200 RPM
Cylinders
6 cylinders
6 cylinders
4 cylinders
4 cylinders
Compression Ratio
10.6:1
10.6:1
10:1
10:1
Displacement
3,500 cc
3,500 cc
2,000 cc
2,000 cc
Bore x Stroke
3.76 in x 3.2 in
3.76 in x 3.2 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
Front Driver 5 stars --
Front Passenger 4 stars --
Side Driver 5 stars --
Rollover (pre-2011) 5 stars --
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
Rollover -- 5 stars
Comfort and Convenience
Air Conditioning Standard Standard
CD Player Standard Standard
Radio Standard Standard
Power Windows Standard Standard
Power Door Locks Standard Standard
Driver Power Seats Standard --
Passenger Power Seats Standard --
Interior
Maximum Seating 2 seats 5 seats
Front Legroom 42.6 in 42.3 in
Back Legroom -- 36.1 in
Payload and Towing
Cargo Volume 4.1 cu ft 12.3 cu ft
Maximum Payload 558 lbs 1,015 lbs
Exterior
Length 169.8 in 182.1 in
Width 71.5 in 69.4 in
Height 52.5 in 58.3 in
Wheelbase 104.3 in 103.7 in

Available Options

2009 Nissan 350Z
Roadster Enthusiast

Exterior Colors

  • Carbon Silver Metallic
  • Magnetic Black Metallic
  • Moonlight White Pearl
  • NOGARO Red Metallic
  • San Marino Blue Metallic
  • Silver Alloy Metallic

Option Packages

  • [R95] 18" Chrome Wheels
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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