The horsepower is a this thing that most of drivers pay the greatest attention to. In this case, it is the Toyota which has by 2 percent horsepower more in comparison to the Mitsubishi, which makes this vehicle slightly better in terms of high speed. Due to more horsepower the Toyota Auris I should as well provide somewhat better efficiency in specific speeds.
The Toyota Auris I Hatchback consumes 28 % fewer amount of fuel in the combined cycle in relation to the Mitsubishi Lancer VIII. The difference in the amount of 28 % will be quite significant in day-to-day usage of the vehicle. In the long term it can generate a substantial cost reduction.
The Toyota consumes 3.2 l of petrol fewer running around the town in relation to the Mitsubishi Lancer VIII Sedan 1.6 i 16V 98HP automatic. The Toyota, that represents compact class, burns up 1.6 l fewer petrol, which is by 18 percent better result in comparison to the average in its class. The difference in fuel economy between these two cars is quite big, so note that so as to the comparison have a sense, you should select cars with similar characteristics.
Acceleration 0-100 km/h
The Mitsubishi Lancer VIII Sedan 1.6 i 16V 98HP automatic can reach the
speed of 100Km/h relatively slower compared to the Toyota. The
difference at the level of
0.5 s is
quite little and it should
not be strongly taken into
account for choosing
one of these two
The width of the vehicle influences on passanger's inner room and stability of driving. The Toyota is 66 mm wider than the Mitsubishi. It is often clearly felt by those sitting in front, who have more space for their elbows.
In terms of capacity of a fuel tank it is the Toyota that can hold 14 percent more fuel compared with the Mitsubishi Lancer VIII Sedan. The average fuel container capacity in the compact class, which is represented by the Toyota, equals 52 l, whereas in lower middle segment (represented by the Mitsubishi Lancer VIII Sedan 1.6 i 16V 98HP automatic) it amounts to 52 l.
Model release date
Given that the Mitsubishi Lancer VIII Sedan 1.6 i 16V 98HP automatic's production began only 3 years prior to the Toyota Auris I, the distance in technology applied in both cars is not really big, however, the Toyota Auris I Hatchback may have a bit more modern solutions applied in it.
If you are a tall man or you carry in the trunk stuffs of large size, the Toyota, which is by 5 % higher than the Mitsubishi Lancer VIII Sedan, would be appropriate option for you. However, compared vehicles do not differ much when it comes to its height and it should not be much perceptible.