2005 Mitsubishi Lancer vs. 2004 Mitsubishi Galant

To start off, 2005 Mitsubishi Lancer is newer by 1 year(s). Which means there will be less support and parts availability for 2004 Mitsubishi Galant. In addition, the cost of maintenance, including insurance, on 2004 Mitsubishi Galant would be higher. At 2,378 cc (4 cylinders), 2004 Mitsubishi Galant is equipped with a bigger engine. In terms of performance, 2004 Mitsubishi Galant (160 HP @ 5500 RPM) has 79 more horse power than 2005 Mitsubishi Lancer. (81 HP @ 5000 RPM) In normal driving conditions, 2004 Mitsubishi Galant should accelerate faster than 2005 Mitsubishi Lancer. With that said, vehicle weight also plays an important factor in acceleration. 2004 Mitsubishi Galant weights approximately 320 kg more than 2005 Mitsubishi Lancer. So despite on having greater horse power, its additional weight may have an impact towards its acceleration in comparison.

Both vehicles are front wheel drive (FWD). Which offers better traction when its slippery than rear wheel drive vehicles. With that said, do keep in mind that many other factors such as speed and the wear on your tires can also have significant impact on traction and control. Let's talk about torque, 2004 Mitsubishi Galant (213 Nm @ 4000 RPM) has 93 more torque (in Nm) than 2005 Mitsubishi Lancer. (120 Nm @ 4000 RPM). This means 2004 Mitsubishi Galant will have an easier job in driving up hills or pulling heavy equipment than 2005 Mitsubishi Lancer.

Compare all specifications:

2005 Mitsubishi Lancer 2004 Mitsubishi Galant
Make Mitsubishi Mitsubishi
Model Lancer Galant
Year Released 2005 2004
Engine Position Front Front
Engine Size 1299 cc 2378 cc
Engine Cylinders 4 cylinders 4 cylinders
Engine Type in-line in-line
Horse Power 81 HP 160 HP
Engine RPM 5000 RPM 5500 RPM
Torque 120 Nm 213 Nm
Torque RPM 4000 RPM 4000 RPM
Fuel Type Gasoline - Premium Gasoline
Drive Type Front Front
Number of Seats 5 seats 5 seats
Vehicle Weight 1200 kg 1520 kg
Vehicle Length 4490 mm 4640 mm
Vehicle Width 1700 mm 1750 mm
Vehicle Height 1450 mm 1430 mm
Wheelbase Size 2700 mm 2640 mm


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