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2017 Hyundai Elantra vs 2016 Mitsubishi Lancer near Washington, DC

Which Sedan Can Offer You a Better Commute? 

When you are ready to up the ante on your commute, let our 2017 Hyundai Elantra vs 2016 Mitsubishi Lancer near Washington, DC, comparison help you make the best choice. With incredible fuel efficiency and a host of interior features, you’ll enjoy every drive you take in the Elantra. Here at Pohanka Hyundai, we are excited to feature this impressive vehicle in our showroom, so come visit and see it today!

Today’s car buyers are looking for a vehicle that will save them money in the long term as well as during the initial purchase. One key way to do this is through minimized trips to the gas station. The good news is that this can easily be a reality in the Elantra. Its 2.0L 4-cylinder engine sips fuel with an impressive 38 MPG hwy1 that keep you on the road longer. While the Lancer also features a standard 2.0L 4-cylinder engine, it can only boast 34 MPG hwy2. You won’t have to sacrifice on performance with the Elantra, as it offers a standard 6-speed manual transmission, as well as an available shiftable automatic transmission that is preferable over the 5-speed manual that comes standard on the Lancer.

Our comparison of the 2017 Hyundai Elantra vs 2016 Mitsubishi Lancer near Washington, DC, moves to the interior cabin. Here you’ll find that only one of these vehicles allows you to add luxury convenience even on the base trim level. If you want to beat the chill of the winter, add the available heated front seats in the Elantra, as well as power-adjustable settings. The base-trim Lancer doesn’t offer any of these features. Nor does it offer standard features such as commercial-free news, music, and sports with SiriusXM®3 Satellite Radio, which is included on the lowest trim of the Elantra.

Whether you need to pick up a friend and their luggage from the Ronald Reagan Washington National Airport, or weekly groceries, you want a compact sedan that still offers you the space to bring the essentials. You’ll get a superior 14.4 cubic ft. of cargo space in the Hyundai Elantra, which is significantly more than the 12.3 cubic ft. of room that the Lancer can offer. You and your passengers will also enjoy additional cabin space with the Elantra’s interior volume of 110.2 cubic ft. compared to the cramped 105.8 cubic ft. of interior volume that the Lancer features.

It’s clear to see why the Elantra came out on top in this 2017 Hyundai Elantra vs 2016 Mitsubishi Lancer near Washington, DC, comparison. Come to Pohanka Hyundai and let our friendly sales staff show you all the exciting details this vehicle has to offer!

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