CEO of Mitsubishi Motors, Yoichi Yokozawa recently stated in an interview that the automaker will add another all-wheel-drive version of the Lancer sedan this fall. The 2012 Lancer SE will feature an AWD system that is mated to the naturally-aspirated engine that powers the DE, ES and GTS trim levels.
According to Automotive News, the Lancer SE will start around $20,000. Mitsubishi expects the Lancer SE to account for 15-20 percent of all Lancer sales. The launch of the Lancer is SE is part of Mitsubishi’s plan to one day sell 100,000 units in the U.S. again.