Compare 2020 Chevrolet Spark vs 2019 Mitsubishi Mirage

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4-Door HB LS
Style MPG City MPG Hwy Invoice MSRP
4-Door HB LS 29 38 $12,783 $13,220
4-Door HB LT 29 38 $14,621 $15,120
4-Door HB ACTIV 29 37 $15,684 $16,220
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Manual ES
Style MPG City MPG Hwy Invoice MSRP
Manual ES 33 41 $13,493 $13,795
CVT ES 36 43 $14,667 $14,995
CVT RF 36 43 $15,142 $15,490
CVT LE 36 43 $15,499 $15,845
CVT SE 36 43 $16,135 $16,495
CVT GT 36 43 $16,625 $16,995
Pricing
Invoice Price
$12,783
$13,493
Manufacturer Suggested Retail Price
$13,220
$13,795
Monthly Payment Estimate
$220 / month
$230 / month
The Car Connection's Take
TCC Rating
4.0
3.3
TCC’s Bottom Line
The 2020 Chevrolet Spark is modern basic motoring: simple features and a low price tag. The 2019 Mitsubishi Mirage challenges the assumption that there are no bad new cars anymore.
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Fuel Economy
City
29 mpg 33 mpg
Highway
38 mpg 41 mpg
Vehicle
EPA Classification
Subcompact Car Subcompact Cars
Number of Passenger Doors
4 -
Interior Dimensions
Second Head Room (in)
37 37.2
Second Shoulder Room (in)
49.8 51
Front Leg Room (in)
41.7 41.7
Passenger Volume (ft³)
83.0 86.2
Front Hip Room (in)
48.2 48.8
Second Leg Room (in)
33 34.2
Front Head Room (in)
39 39
Passenger Capacity
4 5
Second Hip Room (in)
48 46.4
Front Shoulder Room (in)
50.8 51.7
Exterior Dimensions
Min Ground Clearance (in)
- TBD - 6.3
Length, Overall (in)
143.1 149.4
Height, Overall (in)
58.4 59.4
Track Width, Rear (in)
54.5 55.7
Wheelbase (in)
93.9 96.5
Liftover Height (in)
- TBD - -
Width, Max w/o mirrors (in)
62.8 65.6
Track Width, Front (in)
54.5 56.3
Cargo Area Dimensions
Cargo Volume with Rear Seat Up (ft³)
11.1 17.1
Cargo Volume with Rear Seat Down (ft³)
27.2 47
Brakes
Disc - Rear (Yes or )
NA -
Rear Brake Rotor Diam x Thickness (in)
NA 7
Brake Type
Pwr Front Disc/Rear Drum
Rear Drum Diam x Width (in)
7.9 x - TBD - 7
Disc - Front (Yes or )
Yes Yes
Front Brake Rotor Diam x Thickness (in)
9.3 x - TBD - 9
Drum - Rear (Yes or )
Yes Yes
Brake ABS System
4-Wheel 4-Wheel
Fuel Tank
Fuel Tank Capacity, Approx (gal)
9 9.2
Steering
Steering Ratio (:1), Overall
- TBD - -
Turning Diameter - Curb to Curb (ft)
33.8 30.2
Steering Type
Electric Rack & Pinion Rack-Pinion
Lock to Lock Turns (Steering)
- TBD - -
Turning Diameter - Wall to Wall (ft)
NA -
Tires
Front Tire Size
P185/55R15 P165/65SR14
Spare Tire Size
T105/70D14 Compact
Front Tire Order Code
QGD NA
Spare Tire Order Code
ZAL NA
Rear Tire Size
P185/55R15 P165/65SR14
Rear Tire Order Code
QGD NA
Trailering
Dead Weight Hitch - Max Tongue Wt. (lbs)
NA -
Wt Distributing Hitch - Max Tongue Wt. (lbs)
NA -
Dead Weight Hitch - Max Trailer Wt. (lbs)
NA -
Wt Distributing Hitch - Max Trailer Wt. (lbs)
NA -
Weight Information
Base Curb Weight (lbs)
2246 2018
Wheels
Spare Wheel Size (in)
14 x - TBD - Compact
Rear Wheel Material
Steel Steel
Rear Wheel Size (in)
15 x - TBD - 14 X 4.5
Front Wheel Material
Steel Steel
Spare Wheel Material
Steel Steel
Front Wheel Size (in)
15 x - TBD - 14 X 4.5
Cooling System
Total Cooling System Capacity (qts)
- TBD - -
Electrical
Cold Cranking Amps @ 0° F (Primary)
375 -
Maximum Alternator Capacity (amps)
80 85
Engine
Displacement
1.4L/85 1.2 L/73
SAE Net Horsepower @ RPM
98 @ 6200 78 @ 6000
Engine Type
Gas I4 Regular Unleaded I-3
Fuel System
Electronic Fuel Injection MPI
SAE Net Torque @ RPM
94 @ 4400 74 @ 4000
Engine Order Code
LV7 NA
Mileage
EPA Fuel Economy Est - City (MPG)
29 (2019) 33
Fuel Economy Est-Combined (MPG)
33 (2019) 36
EPA Fuel Economy Est - Hwy (MPG)
38 (2019) 41
Transmission
Third Gear Ratio (:1)
1.189 1.31
Trans Type
5 5
Fifth Gear Ratio (:1)
0.756 0.80
Trans Description Cont. Again
NA NA
Reverse Ratio (:1)
3.385 3.21
Second Gear Ratio (:1)
1.864 1.91
Trans Order Code
MR7 NA
Drivetrain
Front Wheel Drive Front Wheel Drive
Final Drive Axle Ratio (:1)
3.91 4.05
Fourth Gear Ratio (:1)
1.00 0.97
Trans Description Cont.
Manual Manual w/OD
Sixth Gear Ratio (:1)
NA -
First Gear Ratio (:1)
3.636 3.54
Clutch Size (in)
- TBD - -
Summary
Vehicle Name
Chevrolet Spark Mitsubishi Mirage
Body Style
Hatchback Hatchback
Suspension
Stabilizer Bar Diameter - Front (in)
- TBD - -
Suspension Type - Rear
Compound Crank Torsion Beam
Suspension Type - Rear (Cont.)
NA Torsion Beam
Shock Absorber Diameter - Rear (mm)
N/A -
Suspension Type - Front
MacPherson Strut Strut
Stabilizer Bar Diameter - Rear (in)
- TBD - -
Suspension Type - Front (Cont.)
NA Strut
Shock Absorber Diameter - Front (mm)
N/A -
Emissions
EPA Greenhouse Gas Score
- TBD - -
Tons/yr of CO2 Emissions @ 15K mi/year
5.3 (2019) 4.9
Crash Test Ratings
Overall Rating
-
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
-
Rollover Rating
-
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