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2017 Mitsubishi Lancer vs 2017 Subaru Impreza

Sensible doesn’t always need to mean boring. While crossover SUVs and other over-sized vehicles seem to be getting all of the love recently, compact sedans can make for excellent daily drivers for anyone who doesn’t need the space. Owners of compact sedans appreciate the spirited and zippy handling that can be achieved in a smaller vehicle as well as the wallet-friendly fuel economy. The starting MSRP of compact sedans will usually mean spending less right off the bat as well. Let’s take a look at two vehicles in this under-loved segment the 2017 Mitsubishi Lancer vs 2017 Subaru Impreza.

Both vehicles are great choices and similar in terms of space offered for passengers and cargo. If budget is a concern, the 2017 Mitsubishi Lancer will get you on the road for less. It has a starting MSRP of $17,795 compared to the 2017 Impreza with a starting MSRP of $18,395. Perhaps most significant though is how each car feels behind the wheel. The 2017 Lancer’s confident and fun personality really shows on the road.

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2017 Mitsubishi Lancer vs 2017 Subaru Impreza
5 seating capacity 5
12.3 cubic feet cargo space 12.4 cubic feet
$17,795 starting MSRP $18,395
24/33 fuel economy (city/hwy) 24/32

Daily Driving in the 2017 Mitsubishi Lancer

Commuters need a vehicle that helps their daily grind get started off on the right note. Don’t start the day at the gas station, the fuel economy on the 2017 Lancer will keep owners away from the fuel pump and on the road more often. Once on the road the 2017 Lancer provides sporty handling around turns and quick acceleration. This really makes it a joy to drive. Available all-wheel drive can help drivers feel confident on their commute in rain or shine. In contrast, the 2017 Subaru Impreza will get you where you need to go, but perhaps with a little less personality. The functional compact sedan provides a comfortable ride but lacks that little something extra. For drivers who want to enjoy the journey instead of just reaching the destination, try the 2017 Mitsubishi Lancer.

Drivers near Chicago can contact the friendly staff at Libertyville Mitsubishi for more information on the 2017 Mitsubishi Lancer or click the inventory button on this page to see what Lancers are currently in stock. Libertyville Mitsubishi is part of the Bob Rohrman Auto Group and strives to consistently provide a high level of customer service and quality vehicles to Libertyville, IL and the surrounding area.

2017 Mitsubishi Lancer touchscreen monitor closeup
2017 Mitsubishi Lancer dashboard overview
2017 Mitsubishi Lancer White model on a hill
2017 Mitsubishi Lancer front fascia overview