Compare 2016 FIAT 500e vs 2016 Mitsubishi i-MiEV

2016 FIAT 500e
2016 Mitsubishi i-MiEV
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2-Door HB
Style MPG City MPG Hwy Invoice MSRP
500e 2-Door HB N/A N/A $31,276 $31,800
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4-Door HB ES
Style MPG City MPG Hwy Invoice MSRP
i-MiEV 4-Door HB ES N/A N/A $22,500 $22,995
Pricing
Invoice Price
$31,276
$22,500
Manufacturer Suggested Retail Price
$31,800
$22,995
Monthly Payment Estimate
$530 / month
$383 / month
The Car Connection's Take
TCC Rating
6.6
TCC’s Bottom Line
The 2016 Fiat 500e can be viewed as the best 500 minicar, if you can live with a real-world range of 80 miles; its power is smoother, its handling is more balanced, and it's cheap to buy and run—but you can only get it in California and Oregon. The 2016 Mitsubishi i-MiEV is nimble around town, can carry four adults, and has the lowest price tag of any electric car sold in the U.S.--but both its range and performance are only marginal at highway speeds.
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Fuel Economy
City
0 mpg 0 mpg
Highway
0 mpg 0 mpg
Vehicle
EPA Classification
Minicompact Cars Subcompact Cars
Interior Dimensions
Second Hip Room (in)
42.6 47.8
Front Shoulder Room (in)
49.4 54.8
Passenger Capacity
4 4
Second Head Room (in)
35.5 34.3
Second Shoulder Room (in)
46.4 54.8
Front Leg Room (in)
40.7 33.8
Front Hip Room (in)
47.8 49.4
Passenger Volume (ft³)
78.6 84.7
Second Leg Room (in)
27.6 30
Front Head Room (in)
38.9 35.6
Exterior Dimensions
Track Width, Front (in)
55.4 55.9
Min Ground Clearance (in)
4.5 6.1
Length, Overall (in)
142.4 144.7
Height, Overall (in)
60.1 63.6
Track Width, Rear (in)
55 54.3
Wheelbase (in)
90.6 100.4
Width, Max w/o mirrors (in)
64.1 62.4
Cargo Area Dimensions
Cargo Volume with Rear Seat Up (ft³)
7 13.2
Cargo Volume with Rear Seat Down (ft³)
- 50.4
Brakes
Rear Brake Rotor Diam x Thickness (in)
9.4 8
Brake Type
4-Wheel Disc Front Disc/Rear Drum
Rear Drum Diam x Width (in)
NA 8
Disc - Front (Yes or )
Yes Yes
Front Brake Rotor Diam x Thickness (in)
11 10.1
Drum - Rear (Yes or )
NA Yes
Brake ABS System
4-Wheel 4-Wheel
Disc - Rear (Yes or )
Yes -
Steering
Turning Diameter - Curb to Curb (ft)
31.3 30.8
Steering Type
Rack-Pinion Rack-Pinion
Tires
Spare Tire Order Code
NA NA
Rear Tire Size
P185/55HR15 P175/60HR15
Rear Tire Order Code
T1A NA
Front Tire Size
P185/55HR15 P145/65HR15
Spare Tire Size
NA NA
Front Tire Order Code
T1A NA
Weight Information
Base Curb Weight (lbs)
2980 2579
Wheels
Front Wheel Material
Aluminum Aluminum
Spare Wheel Material
NA NA
Front Wheel Size (in)
15 X 5.5 15 X 5.5
Spare Wheel Size (in)
NA NA
Rear Wheel Material
Aluminum Aluminum
Rear Wheel Size (in)
15 X 6.5 15 X 6.5
Electrical
Cold Cranking Amps @ 0° F (Primary)
500 -
Engine
SAE Net Horsepower @ RPM
111 66 @ 3000
Engine Type
Electric Electric
SAE Net Torque @ RPM
147 145
Engine Order Code
E99 NA
Mileage
Battery Range (mi)
84 62
EPA MPG Equivalent - City
121 126
EPA MPG Equivalent - Combined
112 112
EPA MPG Equivalent - Hwy
103 99
Transmission
Trans Description Cont. Again
NA NA
Final Drive Axle Ratio (:1)
9.59 7.07
Trans Order Code
DAC NA
Trans Description Cont.
Automatic Automatic
Reverse Ratio (:1)
9.59 -
Trans Type
1 1
Drivetrain
Front Wheel Drive Rear Wheel Drive
Summary
Body Style
Hatchback Hatchback
Vehicle Name
FIAT 500e Mitsubishi i-MiEV
Suspension
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
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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