Compare 1998 Mercury Mystique vs 1998 Mitsubishi Mirage

1998 Mercury Mystique
1998 Mitsubishi Mirage
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4-Door Sedan GS
Style MPG City MPG Hwy Invoice MSRP
4-Door Sedan GS 24 35 $14,982 $16,390
4-Door Sedan LS 19 28 $16,188 $17,745
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2-Door Coupe DE 1.5L Manual
Style MPG City MPG Hwy Invoice MSRP
2-Door Coupe 1.5L Manual DE 33 40 $9,842 $10,830
2-Door Coupe 1.5L Automatic DE 28 36 $10,460 $11,550
4-Door Sedan 1.5L Manual DE 33 40 $10,998 $12,360
4-Door Sedan 1.5L Automatic DE 28 36 $11,617 $13,070
4-Door Sedan 1.8L Manual LS 29 36 $11,836 $13,300
4-Door Sedan 1.8L Automatic LS 26 33 $12,454 $13,980
2-Door Coupe 1.8L Manual LS 29 36 $12,725 $14,330
2-Door Coupe 1.8L Automatic LS 26 33 $13,343 $15,010
Pricing
Invoice Price
$14,982
$9,842
Manufacturer Suggested Retail Price
$16,390
$10,830
Monthly Payment Estimate
$273 / month
$181 / month
The Car Connection's Take
TCC Rating
Fuel Economy
City
24 mpg 33 mpg
Highway
35 mpg 40 mpg
Vehicle
EPA Classification
Compact Sub-compact
Interior Dimensions
Second Head Room (in)
36.7 35.8
Passenger Capacity
5 5
Second Shoulder Room (in)
53.3 53.2
Front Leg Room (in)
42.4 43.0
Front Hip Room (in)
50.7 53.2
Second Leg Room (in)
34.4 31.1
Front Head Room (in)
39.0 38.6
Passenger Volume (ft³)
90.2 85.6
Second Hip Room (in)
45.3 47.6
Front Shoulder Room (in)
53.9 53.6
Exterior Dimensions
Length, Overall (in)
184.8 168.1
Height, Overall (in)
54.4 52.4
Track Width, Rear (in)
58.5 57.5
Wheelbase (in)
106.5 95.1
Liftover Height (in)
25.1 - TBD -
Width, Max w/o mirrors (in)
69.1 66.5
Track Width, Front (in)
59.2 57.1
Min Ground Clearance (in)
- TBD - 4.9
Cargo Area Dimensions
Trunk Volume (ft³)
13.9 11.5
Brakes
Disc - Rear (Yes or )
NA NA
Rear Brake Rotor Diam x Thickness (in)
NA NA
Brake Type
Power Power
Rear Drum Diam x Width (in)
8.0 x 1.5 8 x 1.4
Disc - Front (Yes or )
Yes Yes
Front Brake Rotor Diam x Thickness (in)
10.24 x 0.94 9.2 x 0.7
Drum - Rear (Yes or )
Yes Yes
Brake ABS System
NA NA
Fuel Tank
Fuel Tank Capacity, Approx (gal)
14.5 13.2
Steering
Turning Diameter - Curb to Curb (ft)
36.5 32.8
Steering Type
Pwr Rack & Pinion Power Rack & Pinion
Lock to Lock Turns (Steering)
2.78 3.2
Turning Diameter - Wall to Wall (ft)
38.4 34.8
Steering Ratio (:1), Overall
14.52 16.7
Tires
Front Tire Size
P185/70R14 P175/70R13
Spare Tire Size
T135/80R15 T105/70D14
Front Tire Order Code
NA NA
Spare Tire Order Code
NA NA
Rear Tire Size
P185/70R14 P175/70R13
Rear Tire Order Code
NA NA
Trailering
Dead Weight Hitch - Max Trailer Wt. (lbs)
1000 - TBD -
Wt Distributing Hitch - Max Trailer Wt. (lbs)
N/A NA
Dead Weight Hitch - Max Tongue Wt. (lbs)
100 - TBD -
Wt Distributing Hitch - Max Tongue Wt. (lbs)
N/A NA
Weight Information
Base Curb Weight (lbs)
2805 2125
Wheels
Rear Wheel Material
Steel Steel
Rear Wheel Size (in)
14 x 5.5 13 x 5
Front Wheel Material
Steel Steel
Spare Wheel Material
- TBD - - TBD -
Front Wheel Size (in)
14 x 5.5 13 x 5
Spare Wheel Size (in)
15 x - TBD - 14 x - TBD -
Cooling System
Total Cooling System Capacity (qts)
7.0 4.4
Electrical
Maximum Alternator Capacity (amps)
130 80
Cold Cranking Amps @ 0° F (Primary)
590 420
Engine
Engine Type
Gas I4 Gas I4
Fuel System
SEFI MFI
SAE Net Torque @ RPM
130 @ 4000 93 @ 3000
Engine Order Code
993 NA
Displacement
2.0L/121 1.5L/89.5
SAE Net Horsepower @ RPM
125 @ 5500 92 @ 5500
Mileage
EPA Fuel Economy Est - Hwy (MPG)
35 40
EPA Fuel Economy Est - City (MPG)
24 33
Transmission
Final Drive Axle Ratio (:1)
2.96 3.714
Fourth Gear Ratio (:1)
1.03 0.976
Trans Description Cont.
Manual w/OD Manual
Sixth Gear Ratio (:1)
NA NA
First Gear Ratio (:1)
3.42 3.583
Clutch Size (in)
9.5 7.874
Third Gear Ratio (:1)
1.45 1.343
Trans Type
5 5
Fifth Gear Ratio (:1)
0.77 0.804
Trans Description Cont. Again
NA NA
Drivetrain
Front Wheel Drive Front Wheel Drive
Reverse Ratio (:1)
3.46 3.416
Second Gear Ratio (:1)
2.14 1.947
Trans Order Code
445 NA
Summary
Body Style
4 Door Sedan GS 2 Door Coupe
Vehicle Name
Mercury Mystique Mitsubishi Mirage
Suspension
Stabilizer Bar Diameter - Front (in)
0.79 NA
Suspension Type - Rear
Indep Quadralink Multi-Link
Suspension Type - Rear (Cont.)
w/Coil Springs w/Trailing Arm
Shock Absorber Diameter - Rear (mm)
32 - TBD -
Suspension Type - Front
MacPherson Strut MacPherson Strut
Stabilizer Bar Diameter - Rear (in)
0.63 NA
Suspension Type - Front (Cont.)
w/Coil Springs w/Coil Springs
Shock Absorber Diameter - Front (mm)
32 - TBD -

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