Mitsubishi Lancer Owner's Manuals

One of the most popular models of this manufacturer, the Mitsubishi Lancer car, has gained immense popularity all over the world. The model was produced from 1973 to 2018. There are 10 generations of the model in total. This is a whole evolution, mostly sedans. The car was produced not only in Japan, but also in Europe, America, Southeast Asia. In some countries, it received a different name, but this only made the model more popular.

Most Popular Generations

There are three generations of Mitsubishi Lancer, which have become the most popular: the fifth, ninth and tenth. The main features of these generations of cars are:

1. The fifth generation Mitsubishi Lancer was produced from 1988 to 1991. The aerodynamics of the body has been significantly changed. The car became more similar to the Galant model. Sedan, station wagon, and small van body styles were offered. Engines were installed: petrol 1.3 and 1.6 liters and 2-liter diesel. They began to install, in addition to a 5-speed manual, also an automatic 4-band gearbox.

2. The ninth generation Mitsubishi Lancer was produced from 2000 to 2005. The interior of the car was significantly changed, many electronic systems and assistants appeared. The car was very popular. Many car enthusiasts have argued that Mitsubishi Lancer is getting better and better with each generation. A wide range of engines and several body types also pleased the owners.

3. The tenth generation of Mitsubishi Lancer was produced from 2005 to 2018. This is the final generation of the model, after which the manufacturer did not produce this car. This is not due to the fact that the car was bad. On the contrary, Mitsubishi Lancer X was very popular and successful. The manufacturer decided to curtail the production of models, being at the peak of success, so that the model would forever be remembered all over the world.

Auto Safety Facts

The moment is known that in 1988 Mitsubishi Lancer received only 2 stars in the European safety rating. The problem was especially striking for pedestrians – according to this rating, it was almost impossible for a pedestrian to escape in the event of an accident. The manufacturer took into account the mistakes, and in 2009 the model received 5 stars out of 5 in the safety rating.