NEW FOR 2015:
-SE Limited trim added
Change comes slowly these days to the Mitsubishi lineup, and like most of the brand’s other models, the Lancer Sportback hatchback moves into 2015 with trim changes. All Sportback trims use a 2.0L four-cylinder engine with 148 hp and 145 lb-ft of torque, which comes standard with a five-speed manual transmission. A contiuously variable automatic transmission (CVT) is optional across the line.
Trims include SE, SE Limited and GT.
Standard features include a driver’s knee airbag (for a total of seven airbags), 16-inch alloy wheels, Ralliart-style front bumper and grille with chrome surround and body-colour centre, auto-off headlights, heated/power-adjustable side mirrors, body-colour mirror housings and door handles, roof rack accommodation, heated front seats, six-way manual driver’s seat and four-way passenger seat, front map lights, two-position height-adjustable cargo floor, floor mats, air conditioning, Bluetooth, keyless entry, power windows with driver’s auto up/down glass, cruise control, four-speaker stereo, steering wheel-mounted audio and cruise control, and multifunction trip computer.
SE Limited trim adds a black front bumper insert, fog lights, sunroof, exhaust finisher, and leather-trimmed steering wheel and shifter.
Finally, GT models get unique alloy wheels, gloss black instrument panel and front door trim, chrome-plated interior door handles, door trim inserts with stitching and soft padded trim, automatic climate control, intelligent keyless entry, nine-speaker stereo, satellite radio, high-contrast gauges, and a colour multifunction trip computer.