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NCAP 5-Star Crash Test & Rollover Safety Ratings

Driver FrontPassenger FrontDriver SidePassenger SideRollover
2008 Lancer 4-DR w/SAB (Early release)******************1****
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2008 Lancer 4-DR w/SAB (Later release)**********************
2008 Lancer Evolution 4-DR w/SABnot testednot testednot testednot testednot tested

1 During the side impact test, the struck side rear door became unlatched and swung open. To address this safety concern, Mitsubishi initiated a customer satisfaction campaign described in Mitsubishi Technical Service Bulletin SC-07-002, whereby owners of a 2008 Mitsubishi lancer built before May 11, 2007 can get this service performed free of charge. Vehicles serviced in line with the campaign will have the same level of safety as those vehicles built after May 11, 2007.

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IIHS Crash Test & Rollover Safety Ratings

Good Acceptable Marginal Poor

2008 Mitsubishi Lancer 4-door sedan

Moderate Overlap FrontSmall Overlap DriverSmall Overlap PassengerSideRear1Rollover2
G Overall
G Structure
G Head/Neck Injury
G Chest Injury
G Left Leg Injury
G Right Leg Injury
G Restraints
Full IIHS Moderate Overlap Crash Test report »
A Overall
A Structure
G Head/Neck Injury
G Chest Injury
G Hip/Thigh Injury
G Lower Leg Injury
M Restraints
Full IIHS Small Overlap Driver-side Crash Test report »
Not tested. G Overall
A Structure
Driver
G Head Protection
G Head/Neck Injury
G Torso Injury
A Pelvis/Legs Injury
Rear Passenger
G Head Protection
G Head/Neck Injury
G Torso Injury
G Pelvis/Legs Injury
Full IIHS Side Impact Crash Test report »
G Overall
G Geometry
G Dynamic
Full IIHS Rear Impact Crash Test report »
G Overall
Full IIHS Rollover Safety report »

1 — Manual cloth seats.

2 — Rating also applies to the 4-door hatchback (Sportback) version. However, rating does not apply to 2015 and earlier models of the Ralliart and Evolution. Rating of these models is Acceptable.

Ratings only apply to the model and body or seat type tested. The date of manufacture and optional safety equipment can affect results. For full details see www.iihs.org.

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