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2014 Mitsubishi Mirage

2014 Scion iQ

  2014 Mitsubishi Mirage ES  -  Driven, April 2014 2014 Scion iQ
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Invoice $12,712 $14,882
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Bottom Line The 2014 Mitsubishi Mirage five-door hatchback is larger than a minicar, smaller than a subcompact, but offers practical transport at a low price--and the highest non-hybrid gas mileage of any car sold--at the cost of weak acceleration and sloppy handling. Read Full Review The 2014 Scion iQ is perfect for city dwellers with really tough on-street parking; for everyone else, it's more of a statement about minimalism. Read Full Review
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  • High fuel efficiency, low price
  • Real-world mileage may be higher
  • Five-door practicality
  • Good low-speed response


  • Marginal acceleration
  • Mushy handling
  • Dead spot in steering
  • Cutesy color choices


  • Headroom even for tall adults
  • Space-efficient interior
  • Tiny package, 3+1 seats
  • Quiet in use except under power


  • Marginal acceleration at best
  • Fuel efficiency not as good as hybrids
  • No manual gearbox option
  • Steering only tilts, no telescoping
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