making it a safe choice for young drivers. Importantly, Mitsubishi added dual front airbags in 2001, a key factor when shopping. ANCAP rated the dual airbag model at three stars.
Mitsubishi claimed the Lancer averaged about 6.5L/100 km in its lab tests, which makes it an economical little car. It took 91-octane unleaded fuel and Mitsubishi gave E10 ethanol blend fuel a tick.