The Suzuki Reno is equipped with petrol which delivers by 30 % more horsepower over the Mitsubishi, transforming the car to a more dynamic character. It seems to be better option to those who would like to feel thrill of drive a sports car.
The Suzuki Reno consumes 1 percent less petrol in the city in relation to the Mitsubishi. The Suzuki Reno, that represents C class, consumes 1.5 l less fuel. Note that average fuel consumption in the urban for the small family cars segment equals to 8.7 l, while the Suzuki Reno uses by 18 % more amount of fuel than the average.
distance between left and right side of a vehicle directly influences on the amount of space for passengers and also stability while driving. The width of the Suzuki Reno 2.0 127HP manual is larger by 2 percent in relation to the Mitsubishi Lancer VIII Sedan and is not really relevant. The average for the „lower middle” segment is approximately 1,703 mm and is by 27 mm larger than the width of the Suzuki Reno.
The wheelbase of a vehicle equals the length separating its front and rear wheels. The wheelbase significantly affects the driving due to more appropriate car's weight distribution. Suzuki Reno has 1 millimeter longer wheelbase distance than Mitsubishi Lancer VIII. Wheelbase dimensions are important to the balance and steering. Hence, the mass of Suzuki Reno should be better distributed and driving should be easier and safer.
The engine capacity of the Suzuki Reno is by 413 cc bigger in relation to the Mitsubishi Lancer VIII. For this reason the Mitsubishi Lancer VIII Sedan 1.6 i 16V 98HP automatic will consume less fuel, but, the engine of the Suzuki Reno will be of better quality, working more smoothly and less prone to breaking down.
Number of doors
A 5-door car generally is a hatchback (however estate cars also count as 5-door cars) and because of that the Suzuki Reno, where you can open up the boot lid and fold flat the back seats enlarging a luggage compartment, has the edge on the 4-door Mitsubishi Lancer VIII which in turn has smaller lid and a partition behind the rear seats.
Model release date
Given that the Mitsubishi Lancer VIII was introduced only 1 year prior to the Suzuki Reno, the distance in technology applied in both cars shouldn’t be really big, however, the Suzuki may feature a bit more new solutions used in it.
The higher a vehicle is, the better is the comfort of getting in to it and greater possibility of loading big amount of thinks to it. The difference between these two cars that amounts to 2 millimeters to the advantage of the Suzuki Reno 2.0 127HP manual is small and should not be really noticeable.