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2017 Mitsubishi Lancer vs 2017 Nissan Sentra

What is it that you want out of your car? What do you expect from it when you purchase it? There are all kinds of different lifestyles, so it certainly depends on how you live, what you do on a daily or weekly basis, and what precisely you will need your vehicle to do for you. If you are here, it is because a small-to-midsize car is something you are curious about, something which you think may be able to take care of what you need. These kinds of automobiles are known for their fuel efficiency and for their spirited rides. They can also be quite reliable. They may not get all the glory of their sports car or SUV counterparts, but they can get the job done. If you are in the market for one of these cars, you have quite a few options available. Which one is right for you? Let’s look at the 2017 Mitsubishi Lancer vs the 2017 Nissan Sentra, two quality cars from two of the best-known automakers in the world.

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2017 Mitsubishi Lancer vs 2017 Nissan Sentra
2.0-liter Inline 4 Base Engine 1.8-liter Inline 4
148 HP Horsepower 130 HP
15.5 Gallons Fuel Capacity 13.2 Gallons
Available Navigation Available

2017 Mitsubishi Lancer horsepower and fuel capacity

These two cars start out with relatively similar engines, and both are available in manual or automatic transmissions, which is a plus in today’s automated world. The engine on the 2017 Mitsubishi Lancer, however, packs more of a punch with 148 horsepower. The 2017 Nissan Sentra falls short of that with its 130-horsepower engine. Another area where the Sentra falls short is in the size of its fuel tank. The 2017 Lancer can hold 15.5 gallons, while the 2017 Sentra holds 13.2 gallons. Now, this isn’t the most glamorous statistic—you probably won’t see it plastered on billboards. But it’s still important, since you do not want to be spending too much of your time stopping to fill it up...again. Less time at the fuel pump means more time going about your life the way you ought to.

When you throw in such available features as navigation to keep you on the right path, the 2017 Mitsubishi Lancer gives you a fun and reliable ride you can count on.

white 2017 Mitsubishi Lancer parked exterior front side
2017 Mitsubishi Lancer steering wheel and dashboard
2017 Mitsubishi Lancer audio screen
white 2017 Mitsubishi Lancer front wheel closeup

silver 2017 Mitsubishi Lancer exterior front at sunset
maroon 2017 Mitsubishi Mirage exterior front