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 |  Jul 23 2013, 12:02 PM

Five reasons not to buy an Evo

2013 Mitsubishi Lancer Evolution MR TouringOn the market mostly unchanged for six years, you’ve probably read everything there is to know about the Mitsubishi Lancer Evolution, from its turbocharged four-cylinder engine, to its amazing all-wheel drive system to its boy racer looks.

In other words, you’ve read lists of things to love about the Evo. But surely it must have faults. It does. And here they are.

  • Rob Man

    Yet another anti-Evo-ite.

    For shame

  • Hajime Kishi

    so at the autoguide track the evo s already 1.5 sec ahead of the focus? calculate how much the gap will be at the FSW or nurburgring. at the rally track evo will eat focus for breakfast.

  • Honest Abe

    Except it will run out of gas in a lap. Lol.

  • Alberto Galindo

    I think Evo rules , if you buy it for what it was meant to be done with it!! Unless you want a stupid garage queen that pampers your wimpy ass! Yes , interior sucks , no denial, and fuel economy could be better, but if you are carng for both treats, get another car!

  • ColumWood

    For the record, I LOVE the Evo. I just thought it was worthwhile to give this viewpoint. Who really wants to read another article describing at length how the car’s AWD system turned them into a professional race car driver?
    Do a quick search for the Evo vs Boss 302 review (with video) we did and you’ll hear me gush over the Evo.

  • DaveM

    The guy who wrote this should be driving a Prius.

  • Bryan Hader

    Needs a Hollywood_x tune. ;)

  • Cleudson

    If this guy thought it about driving the EVO in the USA roads, imagine my situation driving here in Brazil? kkkk. But…I’m still happy with my EVO.

  • Souji

    Wow. I was averaging 22mpg on a tuned 350awhp MR Touring. It was what was expected by the car. I do agree some of the internals were a bit cheap but nothing that would affect the overall quality and performance. Based on these gripes, get a luxury sports car where these so called inspection would have a more solid ground.