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Selected Style 4-Door HB Manual DE
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Style MPG City MPG Hwy Invoice MSRP
4-Door HB Manual DE 34 42 $12,712 $12,995
4-Door HB CVT DE 37 44 $13,788 $14,095
4-Door HB Manual ES 34 42 $13,983 $14,295
4-Door HB CVT RF 37 44 $14,619 $14,945
4-Door HB CVT ES 37 44 $15,059 $15,395
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Style MPG City MPG Hwy Invoice MSRP
3-Door HB 36 37 $14,882 $15,665
3-Door HB 10 Series 36 37 $16,958 $17,850
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$217 / month
$261 / month
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TCC’s Bottom Line The 2015 Mitsubishi Mirage smaller than a subcompact and larger than a minicar, but offers five-door hatchback versatility on the cheap–and the best fuel economy you'll find in a non-hybrid car. That comes at a price in performance, though. 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.
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Fuel Economy
Fuel Economy - City 34 mpg 36 mpg
Fuel Economy - Highway 42 mpg 37 mpg
EPA Classification Subcompact Cars Minicompact Cars
Interior Dimensions
Second Head Room (in) 37.3 35.9
Second Shoulder Room (in) 51 50.2
Front Leg Room (in) 41.7 40.9
Front Hip Room (in) 48.9 53.9
Passenger Volume (ft³) 86.1 73.8
Second Leg Room (in) 34 28.6
Front Head Room (in) 39.1 37.7
Second Hip Room (in) 49 33.8
Front Shoulder Room (in) 51.7 53.1
Passenger Capacity 5 4
Exterior Dimensions
Height, Overall (in) 59.4 59.1
Track Width, Rear (in) 55.7 57.5
Wheelbase (in) 96.5 78.7
Width, Max w/o mirrors (in) 65.6 66.1
Track Width, Front (in) 56.3 58.1
Min Ground Clearance (in) 6.3 5.3
Length, Overall (in) 148.8 120.1
Cargo Area Dimensions
Cargo Volume with Rear Seat Down (ft³) 47 16.7
Cargo Volume with Rear Seat Up (ft³) 17.2 3.5
Disc - Front (Yes or ) Yes Yes
Rear Brake Rotor Diam x Thickness (in) 7 7.1
Rear Drum Diam x Width (in) 7 7.1
Brake ABS System 4-Wheel 4-Wheel
Front Brake Rotor Diam x Thickness (in) 9 10
Drum - Rear (Yes or ) Yes Yes
Fuel Tank
Fuel Tank Capacity, Approx (gal) 9.2 8.5
Steering Type Rack-Pinion Rack-Pinion
Turning Diameter - Curb to Curb (ft) 30.2 26.4
Spare Tire Size Compact NA
Front Tire Order Code NA NA
Spare Tire Order Code NA NA
Rear Tire Size P165/65SR14 P175/60HR16
Rear Tire Order Code NA NA
Front Tire Size P165/65SR14 P175/60HR16
Weight Information
Base Curb Weight (lbs) 1973 2127
Rear Wheel Material Steel Steel
Rear Wheel Size (in) 14 X 4.5 16 X 5
Front Wheel Material Steel Steel
Spare Wheel Material Steel NA
Front Wheel Size (in) 14 X 4.5 16 X 5
Spare Wheel Size (in) Compact NA
Maximum Alternator Capacity (amps) 85 -
Engine Type Regular Unleaded I-3 Regular Unleaded I-4
Fuel System MPI Sequential MPI
SAE Net Torque @ RPM 74 @ 4000 89 @ 4400
Engine Order Code NA NA
Displacement 1.2 L/73 1.3 L/81
SAE Net Horsepower @ RPM 74 @ 6000 94 @ 6000
EPA Fuel Economy Est - City (MPG) 34 36
Fuel Economy Est-Combined (MPG) 37 37
EPA Fuel Economy Est - Hwy (MPG) 42 37
Final Drive Axle Ratio (:1) 4.05 -
Second Gear Ratio (:1) 1.91 -
Trans Order Code NA NA
Fourth Gear Ratio (:1) 0.97 -
Trans Description Cont. Manual w/OD CVT w/OD
Reverse Ratio (:1) 3.21 -
First Gear Ratio (:1) 3.54 -
Third Gear Ratio (:1) 1.31 -
Trans Type 5 1
Drivetrain Front Wheel Drive Front Wheel Drive
Fifth Gear Ratio (:1) 0.80 -
Trans Description Cont. Again NA NA
Body Style Hatchback Hatchback
Vehicle Name Mitsubishi Mirage Scion iQ
Suspension Type - Rear Torsion Beam Torsion Beam
Suspension Type - Rear (Cont.) Torsion Beam Torsion Beam
Suspension Type - Front Strut Strut
Suspension Type - Front (Cont.) Strut Strut
Tons/yr of CO2 Emissions @ 15K mi/year 4.7 4.9
Crash Test Ratings
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Overall Frontal Barrier Crash Rating
Frontal Barrier Crash Rating Driver
Frontal Barrier Crash Rating Passenger
Overall Side Crash Rating
Side Barrier Rating
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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