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Selected Style 4-Door HB ES
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Style MPG City MPG Hwy Invoice MSRP
4-Door HB ES N/A N/A $22,500 $22,995
2-Door Coupe Passion
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Style MPG City MPG Hwy Invoice MSRP
2-Door Coupe Passion N/A N/A $23,250 $25,000
2-Door Cabriolet Passion N/A N/A $26,040 $28,000
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$383 / month
$417 / month
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TCC's Bottom Line The 2014 Mitsubishi i-MiEV is the least expensive electric car on the market, and it can carry four adults despite its tiny size and nimbleness around-town, though it's less good at highway speeds.
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Fuel Economy
Fuel Economy - City N/A mpg N/A mpg
Fuel Economy - Highway N/A mpg N/A mpg
EPA Classification Subcompact Cars Two-Seaters
Interior Dimensions
Second Leg Room (in) 30 -
Front Head Room (in) 35.6 39.7
Second Hip Room (in) 47.8 -
Front Shoulder Room (in) 54.8 48
Passenger Volume (ft³) 84.7 45.4
Second Head Room (in) 34.3 -
Second Shoulder Room (in) 54.8 -
Front Leg Room (in) 33.8 41.2
Passenger Capacity 4 2
Front Hip Room (in) 49.4 45.4
Exterior Dimensions
Width, Max w/o mirrors (in) 62.4 61.4
Track Width, Front (in) 55.9 50.5
Min Ground Clearance (in) 6.1 5.2
Length, Overall (in) 144.7 106.1
Height, Overall (in) 63.6 60.7
Track Width, Rear (in) 54.3 54.5
Wheelbase (in) 100.4 73.5
Liftover Height (in) - 28.7
Cargo Area Dimensions
Cargo Volume with Rear Seat Up (ft³) 13.2 -
Cargo Volume with Rear Seat Down (ft³) 50.4 -
Drum - Rear (Yes or ) Yes Yes
Disc - Front (Yes or ) Yes Yes
Rear Brake Rotor Diam x Thickness (in) 8 8
Rear Drum Diam x Width (in) 8 8
Brake ABS System 4-Wheel 4-Wheel
Front Brake Rotor Diam x Thickness (in) 10.1 11
Turning Diameter - Curb to Curb (ft) 30.8 28.7
Steering Type Rack-Pinion Rack-Pinion
Front Tire Size P145/65HR15 P155/60TR15
Spare Tire Size NA NA
Front Tire Order Code NA NA
Spare Tire Order Code NA NA
Rear Tire Size P175/60HR15 P175/55TR15
Rear Tire Order Code NA NA
Weight Information
Base Curb Weight (lbs) 2579 2094
Spare Wheel Size (in) NA NA
Rear Wheel Material Aluminum Aluminum
Rear Wheel Size (in) 15 X 6.5 15 X 5.5
Front Wheel Material Aluminum Aluminum
Spare Wheel Material NA NA
Front Wheel Size (in) 15 X 5.5 15 X 4.5
Engine Type Electric Electric
SAE Net Torque @ RPM 145 96
Engine Order Code NA NA
SAE Net Horsepower @ RPM 66 @ 3000 74
Battery Range (mi) 155 68
EPA MPG Equivalent - City 126 122
EPA MPG Equivalent - Combined 112 107
EPA MPG Equivalent - Hwy 99 93
Trans Description Cont. Automatic Automatic
Final Drive Axle Ratio (:1) 7.07 -
Trans Type 1 1
Drivetrain Rear Wheel Drive Rear Wheel Drive
Trans Description Cont. Again NA NA
Trans Order Code NA NA
Body Style Hatchback Coupe
Vehicle Name Mitsubishi i-MiEV Smart fortwo electric drive
Suspension Type - Front (Cont.) Strut Strut
Suspension Type - Rear Torsion Beam Other
Suspension Type - Rear (Cont.) Torsion Beam Other
Suspension Type - Front Strut Strut
Crash Test Ratings
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Side Barrier Rating Driver
Side Barrier Rating Passenger Rear Seat
Side Pole Rating Driver Front Seat
Combined Side Rating Front Seat
Combined Side Rating Rear Seat
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