Lancer LX leads Mitsubishi Motors’ Exceptional Range of Value-Packed Vehicles

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Mitsubishi Motors Australia Limited (MMAL) recently introduced the new Lancer LX to the Lancer family. Sitting between the $19,990 RRP entry-model ES and sporty VRX, the mid-range LX model combines safety, comfort and performance with luxury touches. The 13MY Lancer line-up also received numerous upgrades boosting the value across the range.

MMAL’s CEO, Mutsuhiro Oshikiri, said the refined Lancer line-up offers attractive price points and improved customer value at every level, from the entry model ES through to the top of the range Ralliart.

“The Lancer range offers a model to suit every lifestyle and budget with the new Lancer LX giving customers an attractive and economically priced vehicle with high quality safety and a long list of features,” Oshikiri said.

Starting from $19,990, the comfort and convenience in the entry-level ES has been optimised through the fitment of Bluetooth 2.0 with voice activation and streaming audio which , leather wrapped steering wheel with audio and phone controls and a new audio system for easier operation and optimum sound. The CVT ES model also gains Hill Start Assist function to aid drivers tackling tricky take-offs.

Based on the Lancer ES, the lines of the stylish Lancer LX are enhanced with the addition of 16-inch alloy wheels, side air dams and a host of chrome touches on the radiator grille, boot lid accent on the sedan model, door handles and belt line moulding. The LX features reversing camera and reverse parking sensors to improve driver awareness and visibility, along with keyless entry and engine start to make life a little easier.

Inside the cabin, the LX has been finished with additional touches of luxury including leather wrapped steering wheel, leather seat trim and gloss black panels. Comfort has been boosted through the inclusion of heated front seats, power driver’s seat and climate control air-conditioning to make every drive more enjoyable. At the touch of a button, audio and phone functions are controlled via the steering wheel or the new 6.1-inch full colour display audio system which also features rear view camera interface. Bluetooth 2.0 with voice activation and USB input complete the cabin amenities while the CVT model also gains Hill Start Assist function for extra peace of mind when tackling take-offs on an incline.

The sporty VRX and eye-catching Ralliart build on their already impressive specifications with the addition of the new Rockford Fosgate 6.1-inch full colour display audio system featuring four speakers, four tweeters and subwoofer for premium sound quality, iPod connectivity and rear view camera interface.

The Lancer ES and LX receive the 2.0-litre MIVEC four-cylinder engine coupled with either five-speed manual or CVT transmission. VRX variants receive the 2.4-litre MIVEC engine, with the choice of five speed manual or CVT transmission with steering wheel paddle shifters. Lancer Ralliart variants feature the Lancer Evolution’s inter-cooled and turbo-charged 2.0-litre MIVEC engine, delivering exceptional performance coupled with Twin Clutch Sport Shift Transmission with steering wheel paddle shifters.

The Lancer range combines an extensive array of safety features fitted standard across the range including Active Stability and Traction Control, ABS, Electronic Brake Distribution, Brake Assist, and seven airbags, including driver and passenger front, side and curtain, and driver knee airbag to score a five star ANCAP safety rating.

Available colour choices include White, Cool Silver, Warm Silver, Black, Red, Titanium, and the newly introduced Sapphire Blue. ES, LX, VRX and Ralliart models are available in the classic sedan or stylish sportback body shapes with Ralliart available in White, Black, Red, Titanium and Sapphire.

The Lancer ES, LX, and VRX are available at over 200 Mitsubishi dealerships Australia-wide, with Ralliart available from specialised dealerships only.

Mitsubishi retail offers a five year / 130,000 km new vehicle warranty, five year Roadside Assist and Capped Price Servicing for the first four years or 60,000 km of ownership on all new vehicles.*1

*1: 1 year roadside assist (service condition apply). For purchases of new Mitsubishi vehicles after 1st October 2012, initial 12 month roadside assist will be extended for a period of 12 months from the date of the most recent eligible CPS for that vehicle performed at an authorised Mitsubishi dealer. Roadside assist, if extended in accordance with these items, is available for a maximum of up to 5 years.

MY13 Lancer pricing is as at October 2012:
Lancer ES 5MT - $19,990
Lancer ES CVT - $22,240
Lancer LX 5MT - $23,990
Lancer LX CVT - $26,240
Lancer VRX 5MT - $29,990
Lancer VRX CVT - $32,240
Lancer Ralliart TC-SST - $44,490

*RRP excludes onroad, dealer and delivery costs

Mitsubishi Lancer ES
Safety Pack RRP $995

  • New 6.1-inch full colour display audio system with AM/FM, single cd player, iPod connectivity and rear view camera interface
  • Reversing camera
  • Reverse parking sensors

Mitsubishi Lancer VRX
MMCS Pack RRP $1,895

  • New Mitsubishi Multi Communication System with 7-inch touch screen, voice activated Bluetooth and navigation control, iPod connectivity

Mitsubishi Lancer Ralliart
Luxury Pack RRP $3,895

  • New Mitsubishi Multi Communication System with 7-inch touch screen, voice activated Bluetooth and navigation control, iPod connectivity
  • Leather seats with front seat heaters and power driver’s seat
  • HID headlamps

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