2017 Mitsubishi Lancer vs 2017 Chevy Cruze

Prospective new car buyers in the market for an affordable sedan may find it difficult to narrow down their options with the plethora of options to choose from. Nowadays the automotive market is filled with choices, and it can be challenging to determine exactly which vehicle fits your needs and meets your expectations. That’s where we come in. Our team here at Spitzer Mitsubishi is working to provide trustworthy research information for drivers to use during their search.

This time around we’re going to focus on the 2017 Mitsubishi Lancer. It’s the larger of the two sedans on the Mitsubishi lineup, yet it still has a MSRP starting well below $20,000. We’re going to put it up against the popular 2017 Chevy Cruze to show drivers how these two midsize sedans compare.

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2017 Mitsubishi Lancer ES 2017 Chevy Cruze L
2.0-liter I-4 Engine 1.4-liter I-4
5-speed manual Transmission 6-speed manual
5 Seating Capacity 5
Optional Satellite Radio Not available

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Drivers will notice that the 2017 Mitsubishi Lancer and the 2017 Chevy Cruze have quite a bit in common. It’s important to note that we’re only focusing on the base models to give drivers a better idea of which features come standard. Keep in mind there are higher models for both vehicles with additional features and performance capabilities not mentioned here.

When it comes to safety, both the Lancer and the Cruze are designed to protect drivers, passengers and pedestrians alike. Both models are set standard with child safety door locks for the rear doors as well as daytime running lights for increased visibility and a tire pressure monitor system for added convenience. Traction control is also standard as well as an immobilizer for protection even when you’re not around. The height of the front seat belts are adjustable in the Lancer, but they cannot be adjusted in the Cruze.

As for technology and convenience features, there are tons of them standard on both models. The Lancer and the Cruze are both set with keyless entry, electronic parking aids with cameras and power windows and locks. The Lancer comes out on top with standard cruise control as well as a CD and MP3 player and steering wheel mounted controls. These features are not available on the base of the Cruze.

Those interested in learning more about the 2017 Mitsubishi Lancer are encouraged to contact us here at Spitzer Mitsubishi for more information. Drivers are encouraged to schedule a test drive to get behind the wheel of this popular sedan today.

2017 Mitsubishi Lancer fog lights
2017 Mitsubishi Lancer wheels
2017 Mitsubishi Lancer side view
2017 Mitsubishi Lancer front grille

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