Mitsubishi Lancer 2007 vs Toyota Corolla 2007

Mitsubishi Lancer
2007 - 2010
Toyota Corolla
2007 - 2010
Gearbox: ManualManual
Engine: 1.5 Petrol1.4 Petrol
Camshaft drive: Timing chainTiming chain


Power: 109 HP97 HP
Torque: 143 NM130 NM
Acceleration 0-100 km/h: 12 seconds13 seconds
Mitsubishi Lancer is more dynamic to drive.
Mitsubishi Lancer engine produces 12 HP more power than Toyota Corolla, whereas torque is 13 NM more than Toyota Corolla. Thanks to more power Mitsubishi Lancer reaches 100 km/h speed 1 seconds faster.

Fuel consumption

Fuel consumption (l/100km): 6.46.7
Real fuel consumption: 6.2 l/100km6.8 l/100km
The Mitsubishi Lancer is a better choice when it comes to fuel economy.
By specification Mitsubishi Lancer consumes 0.3 litres less fuel per 100 km than the Toyota Corolla, which means that by driving the Mitsubishi Lancer over 15,000 km in a year you can save 45 litres of fuel.
By comparing actual fuel consumption based on user reports, Mitsubishi Lancer consumes 0.6 litres less fuel per 100 km than the Toyota Corolla.
Fuel tank capacity: 59 litres55 litres
Full fuel tank distance: 920 km in combined cycle820 km in combined cycle
1090 km on highway960 km on highway
950 km with real consumption800 km with real consumption
Mitsubishi Lancer gets more mileage on one fuel tank.


Average engine lifespan: 310'000 km280'000 km
Engine resource depends largely on regular maintenance and the quality of the oils and fuels used.
Engine production duration: 20 years10 years
Engine spread: Installed on at least 3 other car models, including Mitsubishi Colt, Smart ForFour, Mitsubishi XpanderUsed also on Toyota Auris
In general, the longer and for more car models an engine is produced, the better its serviceability and availability of spare parts. Mitsubishi Lancer might be a better choice in this respect.


Length: 4.57 m4.54 m
Width: 1.76 m1.76 m
Height: 1.49 m1.47 m
Both cars are similar in size. Mitsubishi Lancer is 3 cm longer than the Toyota Corolla, width is practically the same , while the height of Mitsubishi Lancer is 2 cm higher.
Trunk capacity: 400 litres450 litres
Toyota Corolla has more luggage space.
Despite its longer length, Mitsubishi Lancer has 50 litres less trunk space than the Toyota Corolla. This could mean that the Mitsubishi Lancer uses more space in the cabin, so the driver and passengers could be more spacious and comfortable.
Turning diameter: 10 meters10 meters
Gross weight (kg): 1`7501`735
Safety: no data
Quality: no data
Average price (€): 28003800
Rating in user reviews: 8.8/10 9.1/10
Pros and Cons: Mitsubishi Lancer has
  • more power
  • more dynamic
  • lower fuel consumption
  • more full fuel tank mileage
  • longer expected engine lifespan
  • lower price
Toyota Corolla has
  • roomier boot
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