Compare 2021 Chevrolet Spark vs 2021 Mitsubishi Mirage

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4-Door HB CVT 1LT
Style MPG City MPG Hwy Invoice MSRP
Spark 4-Door HB CVT 1LT 30 38 $15,891 $16,400
Spark 4-Door HB CVT 2LT 30 38 $17,345 $17,900
Spark 4-Door HB CVT ACTIV 30 37 $16,957 $17,500
Spark 4-Door HB CVT LS 30 38 $14,050 $14,500
Spark 4-Door HB Manual 1LT 29 38 $14,825 $15,300
Spark 4-Door HB Manual 2LT 29 38 $16,279 $16,800
Spark 4-Door HB Manual ACTIV 29 37 $15,891 $16,400
Spark 4-Door HB Manual LS 29 38 $12,984 $13,400
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Carbonite Edition CVT
Style MPG City MPG Hwy Invoice MSRP
Mirage Carbonite Edition CVT 36 43 $16,624 $16,995
Mirage ES CVT 36 43 $15,254 $15,595
Mirage ES Manual 33 41 $13,982 $14,295
Mirage LE CVT 36 43 $15,866 $16,220
Mirage SE CVT 36 43 $17,064 $17,445
Mirage G4 Carbonite Edition CVT N/A N/A $17,602 $17,995
Mirage G4 ES CVT N/A N/A $16,232 $16,595
Mirage G4 ES Manual N/A N/A $14,961 $15,295
Mirage G4 LE CVT N/A N/A $16,844 $17,220
Mirage G4 SE CVT N/A N/A $17,798 $18,195
Pricing
Invoice Price
$15,891
$16,624
Manufacturer Suggested Retail Price
$16,400
$16,995
Monthly Payment Estimate
$273 / month
$283 / month
The Car Connection's Take
TCC Rating
4.0
3.7
TCC’s Bottom Line
The 2021 Chevrolet Spark is one of the cheapest ways to get a new-car warranty, though it’s simple and uninspired. The 2021 Mitsubishi Mirage is a cheap car that looks, drives, and feels like one.
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Fuel Economy
City
30 mpg 36 mpg
Highway
38 mpg 43 mpg
Vehicle
EPA Classification
Subcompact Car Compact Cars
Number of Passenger Doors
4 -
Interior Dimensions
Second Leg Room (in)
33 34.2
Front Head Room (in)
39 39
Second Hip Room (in)
48 46.4
Front Shoulder Room (in)
50.8 51.7
Passenger Volume (ft³)
83 86.2
Second Head Room (in)
37 37.2
Second Shoulder Room (in)
49.8 51
Front Leg Room (in)
41.7 41.7
Passenger Capacity
4 5
Front Hip Room (in)
48.2 48.8
Exterior Dimensions
Width, Max w/o mirrors (in)
62.8 65.6
Track Width, Front (in)
54.5 56.3
Min Ground Clearance (in)
- TBD - 6.3
Length, Overall (in)
143.1 151.4
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 - -
Cargo Area Dimensions
Cargo Volume with Rear Seat Down (ft³)
27.2 47
Cargo Volume with Rear Seat Up (ft³)
11.1 17.1
Brakes
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
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
Fuel Tank
Fuel Tank Capacity, Approx (gal)
9 9.2
Steering
Turning Diameter - Wall to Wall (ft)
NA -
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 - -
Tires
Rear Tire Size
P185/55R15 P165/65SR14
Rear Tire Order Code
QGD NA
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
Trailering
Wt Distributing Hitch - Max Trailer Wt. (lbs)
NA -
Dead Weight Hitch - Max Tongue Wt. (lbs)
NA -
Wt Distributing Hitch - Max Tongue Wt. (lbs)
NA -
Dead Weight Hitch - Max Trailer Wt. (lbs)
NA -
Weight Information
Base Curb Weight (lbs)
2312 2095
Wheels
Spare Wheel Material
Steel Steel
Front Wheel Size (in)
15 x - TBD - 14 X 4.5
Spare Wheel Size (in)
14 x - TBD - Compact
Rear Wheel Material
Aluminum Aluminum
Rear Wheel Size (in)
15 x - TBD - 14 X 4.5
Front Wheel Material
Aluminum Aluminum
Cooling System
Total Cooling System Capacity (qts)
- TBD - -
Electrical
Cold Cranking Amps @ 0° F (Primary)
375 -
Maximum Alternator Capacity (amps)
80 85
Engine
Fuel System
Electronic Fuel Injection MPI
SAE Net Torque @ RPM
94 @ 4400 74 @ 4000
Engine Order Code
LV7 NA
Displacement
1.4L/85 1.2 L/73
SAE Net Horsepower @ RPM
98 @ 6200 78 @ 6000
Engine Type
Gas I4 Regular Unleaded I-3
Mileage
Fuel Economy Est-Combined (MPG)
33 39
EPA Fuel Economy Est - Hwy (MPG)
38 43
EPA Fuel Economy Est - City (MPG)
30 36
Transmission
Sixth Gear Ratio (:1)
NA -
First Gear Ratio (:1)
- TBD - 4.01 - 0.55
Clutch Size (in)
- TBD - -
Third Gear Ratio (:1)
NA -
Trans Type
1 1
Drivetrain
Front Wheel Drive Front Wheel Drive
Fifth Gear Ratio (:1)
NA -
Trans Description Cont. Again
NA NA
Reverse Ratio (:1)
3.385 3.77
Second Gear Ratio (:1)
NA -
Trans Order Code
MR8 NA
Final Drive Axle Ratio (:1)
3.76 3.76
Fourth Gear Ratio (:1)
NA -
Trans Description Cont.
Continuously Variable Ratio CVT w/OD
Summary
Vehicle Name
Chevrolet Spark Mitsubishi Mirage
Body Style
Hatchback Hatchback
Suspension
Stabilizer Bar Diameter - Rear (in)
- TBD - -
Suspension Type - Front (Cont.)
NA Strut
Shock Absorber Diameter - Front (mm)
N/A -
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
Emissions
Tons/yr of CO2 Emissions @ 15K mi/year
5.3 4.5
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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2021 Chevrolet Spark
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  • 2021 Mirage refresh arriving; 2020s remain available
  • Lease: From $210 for 36 months
  • Rebates: Up to $1,250 off
  • Finance: From 0% APR for 60 months
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