was in early 2013 when the Mitsubishi Lancer of last generation, launched in 2007, disappeared from the Spanish market due to its poor sales. However, this model has continued since then marketed in several countries, including the United States. It is precisely where the body of the Lancer sedan received a new restyling, the MY 2016 .
While still maintaining it recognizable, the aesthetic changes adopted by the front are remarkable, with a new front grille leaving the grill so attractive jet fighter that seems to give their last legs with the Mitsubishi ASX. Instead it uses a more rounded bumper grille design that divides into two parts. The fog moldings are also modified by introducing a LED daytime similar to the ASX lights. The body is also now offers new pearl white and silver colors.
Inside the changes are very discreet, merely upholstery versions equipped with cloth seats and center console with USB socket. Also noteworthy is that the most basic finish in the US (EN) now includes many more standard features , such as air conditioning, alloy wheels, LED daytime running lights, fog lights and new media FUSE Hands-free equipment Link System. The range is completed with finishes SE, SEL and Sport GT, with a specific tuning of the chassis and a sportier aesthetic (in pictures).
The engine range remains the same, comprising gasoline options. The less powerful engine, only the finish is a 2.0 liter naturally aspirated 150 hp with manual five relationships or a new gearbox called CVT8, who is 8 relations prefixed and by brand enhancement benefits and consumption. Above the engine aspirated 180-horsepower 2.4 equipped with all-wheel drive and five-speed manual transmission or CVT, for finished SE, SEL and GT stands. disappears interesting catalog Ralliart 2.0 Turbo engine version with 240 hp all-wheel drive and automatic double-clutch seven-speed.
Source – Mitsubishi
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