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Selected Style 4-Door Sedan GS
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Trim

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
2-Door Coupe DE 1.5L Manual
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Style MPG City MPG Hwy Invoice MSRP
2-Door Coupe 1.5L Manual DE 33 40 $9,842 $10,830
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
2-Door Coupe 1.5L Automatic DE 28 36 $10,460 $11,550
4-Door Sedan 1.5L Automatic DE 28 36 $11,617 $13,070
4-Door Sedan 1.5L Manual DE 33 40 $10,998 $12,360
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
Pricing
Invoice Price
$14,982
$9,842
Manufacturer Suggested Retail Price
$16,390
$10,830
Monthly Payment Estimate
$273 / month
$181 / month
Dealer Price Quotes
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Fuel Economy
Fuel Economy - City 24 mpg 33 mpg
Fuel Economy - Highway 35 mpg 40 mpg
Vehicle
EPA Classification Compact Sub-compact
Interior Dimensions
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
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
Exterior Dimensions
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
Length, Overall (in) 184.8 168.1
Height, Overall (in) 54.4 52.4
Cargo Area Dimensions
Trunk Volume (ft³) 13.9 11.5
Brakes
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
Disc - Rear (Yes or ) NA NA
Rear Brake Rotor Diam x Thickness (in) NA NA
Fuel Tank
Fuel Tank Capacity, Approx (gal) 14.5 13.2
Steering
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
Turning Diameter - Curb to Curb (ft) 36.5 32.8
Tires
Spare Tire Order Code NA NA
Rear Tire Size P185/70R14 P175/70R13
Rear Tire Order Code NA NA
Front Tire Size P185/70R14 P175/70R13
Spare Tire Size T135/80R15 T105/70D14
Front Tire Order Code NA NA
Trailering
Dead Weight Hitch - Max Tongue Wt. (lbs) 100 - TBD -
Wt Distributing Hitch - Max Tongue Wt. (lbs) N/A NA
Dead Weight Hitch - Max Trailer Wt. (lbs) 1000 - TBD -
Wt Distributing Hitch - Max Trailer Wt. (lbs) N/A NA
Weight Information
Base Curb Weight (lbs) 2805 2125
Wheels
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 -
Rear Wheel Material Steel Steel
Cooling System
Total Cooling System Capacity (qts) 7.0 4.4
Electrical
Cold Cranking Amps @ 0° F (Primary) 590 420
Maximum Alternator Capacity (amps) 130 80
Engine
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
Engine Type Gas I4 Gas I4
Fuel System SEFI MFI
Mileage
EPA Fuel Economy Est - Hwy (MPG) 35 40
EPA Fuel Economy Est - City (MPG) 24 33
Transmission
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
Final Drive Axle Ratio (:1) 2.96 3.714
Fourth Gear Ratio (:1) 1.03 0.976
Trans Description Cont. Manual w/OD Manual
Summary
Vehicle Name Mercury Mystique Mitsubishi Mirage
Body Style 4 Door Sedan GS 2 Door Coupe
Suspension
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 -
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
 
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