With such a wide range of engine and drivetrain options, a Mitsubishi Lancer sedan can be described as anything from demure daily driver to demon on four wheels. The Lancer...
... ES model's 148-horsepower engine isn’t big on power, but it is efficient. Short of the 291-horsepower Evolution model, we like the power and performance offered in the turbocharged Ralliart. Even without all-wheel drive, the GT model displays impressive grip in the corners, strong braking and agile handling. Interior sound levels are higher than in most compact sedans, but not annoyingly so. If you’re looking for
luxury car quiet, the Ford Focus is the current gold standard. On the performance end, it's hard to argue with what the turbocharged Lancer Evolution is dishing out. Power, handling and an insanely quick 0-to-60-mph run are almost enough to make you forget the uncomfortably harsh ride and booming exhaust note – almost.