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2010 Mitsubishi Colt vs. 2011 Mitsubishi Lancer

To start off, 2011 Mitsubishi Lancer is newer by 1 year(s). Which means there will be less support and parts availability for 2010 Mitsubishi Colt. In addition, the cost of maintenance, including insurance, on 2010 Mitsubishi Colt would be higher. At 2,000 cc (4 cylinders), 2011 Mitsubishi Lancer is equipped with a bigger engine. In terms of performance, 2010 Mitsubishi Colt (148 HP @ 6000 RPM) has 44 more horse power than 2011 Mitsubishi Lancer. (104 HP @ 4000 RPM). In normal driving conditions, 2010 Mitsubishi Colt should accelerate faster than 2011 Mitsubishi Lancer. With that said, vehicle weight also plays an important factor in acceleration. 2011 Mitsubishi Lancer weights approximately 420 kg more than 2010 Mitsubishi Colt.

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, 2011 Mitsubishi Lancer (310 Nm @ 1750 RPM) has 100 more torque (in Nm) than 2010 Mitsubishi Colt. (210 Nm @ 3500 RPM). This means 2011 Mitsubishi Lancer will have an easier job in driving up hills or pulling heavy equipment than 2010 Mitsubishi Colt.

Compare all specifications:

2010 Mitsubishi Colt 2011 Mitsubishi Lancer
Make Mitsubishi Mitsubishi
Model Colt Lancer
Year Released 2010 2011
Body Type Hatchback Hatchback
Engine Position Front Front
Engine Size 1500 cc 2000 cc
Engine Cylinders 4 cylinders 4 cylinders
Engine Type in-line in-line
Valves per Cylinder 4 valves 4 valves
Horse Power 148 HP 104 HP
Engine RPM 6000 RPM 4000 RPM
Torque 210 Nm 310 Nm
Torque RPM 3500 RPM 1750 RPM
Engine Bore Size 75.5 mm 81 mm
Engine Stroke Size 82 mm 95.5 mm
Engine Compression Ratio 9:01 18.5:1
Fuel Type Gasoline Diesel
Top Speed 210 km/hour 204 km/hour
Acceleration 0-100mph 7.6 seconds 9.5 seconds
Drive Type Front Front
Transmission Type Manual Manual
Number of Seats 5 seats 5 seats
Number of Doors 5 doors 5 doors
Vehicle Weight 1550 kg 1970 kg
Vehicle Length 3640 mm 4582 mm
Vehicle Width 1695 mm 1763 mm
Vehicle Height 1550 mm 1516 mm
Wheelbase Size 2500 mm 2634 mm
Fuel Consumption 5.5 L/100km 7.4 L/100km
Fuel Consumption City 8.5 L/100km 9.8 L/100km
Fuel Tank Capacity 47 L 59 L


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