Mitsubishi formally announced the Lancer Sportback would be coming to North America in January, 2009. On August 17th, the car officially goes on sale. Pricing for the five-door Lancer was just announced. Two trim levels will be available:
The Lancer Sportback GTS will be front wheel drive, powered by a 168hp 2.4L four. The base price for the 5-speed manual car will be $19,190USD-go for the CVT and the price is $20,190.
The Lancer Sportback Ralliart will be all-wheel drive, powered by a 2.0L turbo four rated at 237hp. The only available transmission will be the 6-speed twin clutch Sportronic sourced from the Evo. Base price for the Ralliart is $27,590.