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2005 Lancer Ralliart Rocks!
Pros: Short throw manual coupled with the very strong engine.
Cons: I'm not much for the color yellow, but I bought it for how it drives.Got this used, with 82k miles on it already. Everything was in tip top condition. Have a short throw manual, and one of the best transmissions I've driven. Engine is very strong. Ride is not as soft due to the low profile tires, but it's not awful. Get a lot of compliments on it, especially from the younger crowd. Excellent buy!
just right vehicle
Cons: power windowIt was my first time when I bought this car. I just passed my DMV test and I put up a down payment w/o me having any knowledge about cars. And being a used car that not everything was reported there were some hitches. I wish I knew then what I know now, maybe things would have been better and I would have been happy.
Pros: interior and enigine
Cons: Suspension, lack of security system
Advice: Economy is the ES and OZ, and Racy is the Ralliart.I've had my 2005 Lancer Ralliart for a little over a month now and I love this car. Its upgraded engine, body styling, and interior makes it a notch above the economy ES and OZ Rally. The 2.4l engine has enough zip on the freeway to make passing and merging a breeze. Th interior, with the black w/red fabric is nice, and the seats are very comfortable. However, the suspension is very stiff so you will feel the rocks and dips. But the superior handling makes up for that.