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2012 Mitsubishi Lancer ES CVT vs. 2012 Mitsubishi Lancer GT CVT

To start off, both 2012 Mitsubishi Lancer ES CVT and 2012 Mitsubishi Lancer GT CVT were released in the same year (2012). Therefore the support and the availability on parts for both vehicles should be relatively similar. At 2,400 cc (4 cylinders), 2012 Mitsubishi Lancer GT CVT is equipped with a bigger engine. In terms of performance, 2012 Mitsubishi Lancer GT CVT (168 HP @ 6000 RPM) has 20 more horse power than 2012 Mitsubishi Lancer ES CVT. (148 HP @ 6000 RPM) In normal driving conditions, 2012 Mitsubishi Lancer GT CVT should accelerate faster than 2012 Mitsubishi Lancer ES CVT. With that said, vehicle weight also plays an important factor in acceleration. 2012 Mitsubishi Lancer GT CVT weights approximately 40 kg more than 2012 Mitsubishi Lancer ES CVT. 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, 2012 Mitsubishi Lancer GT CVT (226 Nm @ 4100 RPM) has 28 more torque (in Nm) than 2012 Mitsubishi Lancer ES CVT. (198 Nm @ 4200 RPM). This means 2012 Mitsubishi Lancer GT CVT will have an easier job in driving up hills or pulling heavy equipment than 2012 Mitsubishi Lancer ES CVT.

Compare all specifications:

2012 Mitsubishi Lancer ES CVT 2012 Mitsubishi Lancer GT CVT
Make Mitsubishi Mitsubishi
Model Lancer Lancer
Year Released 2012 2012
Body Type Sedan Sedan
Engine Position Front Front
Engine Size 2000 cc 2400 cc
Engine Cylinders 4 cylinders 4 cylinders
Engine Type in-line in-line
Valves per Cylinder 4 valves 4 valves
Horse Power 148 HP 168 HP
Engine RPM 6000 RPM 6000 RPM
Torque 198 Nm 226 Nm
Torque RPM 4200 RPM 4100 RPM
Fuel Type Gasoline Gasoline
Drive Type Front Front
Transmission Type CVT CVT
Number of Seats 5 seats 5 seats
Number of Doors 4 doors 4 doors
Vehicle Weight 1325 kg 1365 kg
Vehicle Length 4572 mm 4572 mm
Vehicle Width 1763 mm 1763 mm
Vehicle Height 1491 mm 1491 mm
Wheelbase Size 2634 mm 2634 mm
Fuel Consumption 7.1 L/100km 7.6 L/100km
Fuel Consumption City 9.8 L/100km 10.7 L/100km
Fuel Tank Capacity 59 L 59 L


 

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