Compare 1997 Ford Ranger vs 1997 Mitsubishi Mirage

1997 Ford Ranger
1997 Mitsubishi Mirage
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Reg Cab 107.9" WB SPLASH
Style MPG City MPG Hwy Invoice MSRP
Ranger Reg Cab 107.9" WB SPLASH 23 27 $13,486 $14,945
Ranger Reg Cab 107.9" WB SPLASH 4WD 17 22 $17,385 $19,375
Ranger Reg Cab 107.9" WB STX 4WD 17 22 $16,308 $18,150
Ranger Reg Cab 107.9" WB XL 23 27 $10,519 $11,070
Ranger Reg Cab 107.9" WB XL 4WD 17 22 $15,391 $16,365
Ranger Reg Cab 107.9" WB XLT 23 27 $11,634 $12,840
Ranger Reg Cab 107.9" WB XLT 4WD 17 22 $16,091 $17,905
Ranger Reg Cab 113.9" WB STX 4WD 17 22 $16,826 $18,740
Ranger Reg Cab 113.9" WB XL 23 27 $10,874 $11,455
Ranger Reg Cab 113.9" WB XL 4WD 17 22 $15,823 $16,835
Ranger Reg Cab 113.9" WB XLT 23 27 $12,101 $13,370
Ranger Reg Cab 113.9" WB XLT 4WD 17 22 $16,611 $18,495
Ranger Supercab 125.4" WB SPLASH 23 27 $14,921 $16,575
Ranger Supercab 125.4" WB SPLASH 4WD 17 22 $18,221 $20,325
Ranger Supercab 125.4" WB STX 4WD 17 22 $17,323 $19,305
Ranger Supercab 125.4" WB XL 23 27 $13,020 $14,415
Ranger Supercab 125.4" WB XL 4WD 17 22 $16,157 $17,980
Ranger Supercab 125.4" WB XLT 23 27 $13,548 $15,015
Ranger Supercab 125.4" WB XLT 4WD 17 22 $17,399 $19,390
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2-Door Coupe DE 1.5L Automatic
Style MPG City MPG Hwy Invoice MSRP
Mirage 2-Door Coupe DE 1.5L Automatic 29 36 $10,178 $11,230
Mirage 2-Door Coupe DE 1.5L Manual 33 40 $9,566 $10,520
Mirage 2-Door Coupe LS 1.8L Automatic 27 33 $12,469 $14,020
Mirage 2-Door Coupe LS 1.8L Manual 29 37 $11,857 $13,350
Mirage 4-Door Sedan DE 1.5L Automatic 29 36 $11,490 $12,920
Mirage 4-Door Sedan DE 1.5L Manual 33 40 $10,878 $12,220
Mirage 4-Door Sedan LS 1.8L Automatic 27 33 $12,319 $13,830
Mirage 4-Door Sedan LS 1.8L Manual 29 37 $11,707 $13,150
Pricing
Invoice Price
$13,486
$10,178
Manufacturer Suggested Retail Price
$14,945
$11,230
Monthly Payment Estimate
$249 / month
$187 / month
The Car Connection's Take
TCC Rating
Fuel Economy
City
23 mpg 29 mpg
Highway
27 mpg 36 mpg
Interior Dimensions
Passenger Capacity
3 5
Front Head Room (in)
39.1 38.6
Front Shoulder Room (in)
54.6 53.6
Front Leg Room (in)
42.4 43.0
Front Hip Room (in)
52.8 53.2
Second Head Room (in)
- 35.8
Second Shoulder Room (in)
- 53.2
Second Leg Room (in)
- 31.1
Passenger Volume (ft³)
- 85.6
Second Hip Room (in)
- 47.6
Exterior Dimensions
Front Bumper to Back of Cab (in)
104.3 -
Length, Overall w/o rear bumper (in)
184.2 -
Ground Clearance, Rear (in)
6.7 -
Cab to End of Frame (in)
72.2 -
Height, Overall (in)
64.3 51.4
Ground to Top of Frame (in)
NA -
Overhang, Rear w/o bumper (in)
43.0 -
Wheelbase (in)
107.9 95.1
Ground Clearance, Front (in)
NA -
Cab to Axle (in)
36.9 -
Width, Max w/o mirrors (in)
69.4 66.5
Ground to Top of Load Floor (in)
26.3 -
Overhang, Front (in)
32.9 -
Frame Width, Rear (in)
32.9 -
Length, Overall (in)
- 168.1
Track Width, Rear (in)
- 57.5
Liftover Height (in)
- - TBD -
Track Width, Front (in)
- 57.1
Min Ground Clearance (in)
- 4.9
Cargo Area Dimensions
Cargo Box (Area) Height (in)
16.4 -
Cargo Volume (ft³)
37.4 -
Cargo Box Width @ Top, Rear (in)
51.9 -
Cargo Box Width @ Wheelhousings (in)
40.4 -
Tailgate Width (in)
46.5 -
Cargo Box Length @ Floor (in)
71.8 -
Ext'd Cab Cargo Volume (ft³)
NA -
Cargo Box Width @ Floor (in)
46.4 -
Trunk Volume (ft³)
- 11.5
Brakes
Rear Drum Diam x Width (in)
9.0 x 1.75 8 x - TBD -
Disc - Front (Yes or )
Yes Yes
Front Brake Rotor Diam x Thickness (in)
10.28 x 1.33 9.2 x - TBD -
Brake Type
Power Power
Drum - Rear (Yes or )
Yes Yes
Brake ABS System (Second Line)
NA -
Disc - Rear (Yes or )
NA NA
Rear Brake Rotor Diam x Thickness (in)
NA NA
Brake ABS System
Rear Wheel NA
Fuel Tank
Aux Fuel Tank Capacity, Approx (gal)
NA -
Aux Fuel Tank Location
NA -
Fuel Tank Capacity, Approx (gal)
17.0 13.2
Fuel Tank Location
Midship -
Steering
Turning Diameter - Curb to Curb (ft)
36.50 32.8
Steering Type
Power Rack & Pinion
Steering Ratio (:1), At Lock
NA -
Turning Diameter - Wall to Wall (ft)
38.80 - TBD -
Steering Ratio (:1), On Center
18.4 -
Lock to Lock Turns (Steering)
- 3.6
Steering Ratio (:1), Overall
- 20.5
Tires
Revolutions/Mile @ 45 mph - Front
797 -
Rear Tire Size
P235/60R15SL P175/70R13
Revolutions/Mile @ 45 mph - Spare
- TBD - -
Front Tire Capacity (lbs)
1493 -
Rear Tire Order Code
T73 NA
Spare Tire Capacity (lbs)
- TBD - -
Front Tire Size
P235/60R15SL P175/70R13
Revolutions/Mile @ 45 mph - Rear
797 -
Spare Tire Size
P235/60R15SL T105/70D14
Front Tire Order Code
T73 NA
Rear Tire Capacity (lbs)
1493 -
Spare Tire Order Code
NA NA
Trailering
Dead Weight Hitch - Max Tongue Wt. (lbs)
200 - TBD -
Wt Distributing Hitch - Max Tongue Wt. (lbs)
300 NA
Fifth Wheel Hitch - Max Tongue Wt. (lbs)
N/A -
Dead Weight Hitch - Max Trailer Wt. (lbs)
2000 - TBD -
Wt Distributing Hitch - Max Trailer Wt. (lbs)
2000 NA
Fifth Wheel Hitch - Max Trailer Wt. (lbs)
N/A -
Weight Information
Gross Vehicle Weight Rating Cap (lbs)
4220 -
Gross Axle Wt Rating - Rear (lbs)
2250 -
Curb Weight - Rear (lbs)
1269 -
Gross Axle Wt Rating - Front (lbs)
2330 -
Gross Combined Wt Rating (lbs)
4800 -
Curb Weight - Front (lbs)
1854 -
Base Curb Weight (lbs)
- 2172
Wheels
Spare Wheel Size (in)
- TBD - 14 x - TBD -
Rear Wheel Material
Chrome Steel
Rear Wheel Size (in)
15.0 x 7.0 13 x 5
Front Wheel Material
Chrome Steel
Spare Wheel Material
Steel - TBD -
Front Wheel Size (in)
15.0 x 7.0 13 x 5
Cooling System
Total Cooling System Capacity (qts)
6.5 4.4
Electrical
Maximum Alternator Watts
1425 -
Cold Cranking Amps @ 0° F (Primary)
540 - TBD -
Maximum Alternator Capacity (amps)
95 70
Cold Cranking Amps @ 0° F (2nd)
NA -
Engine
Displacement
2.3L/140 1.5L/89.5
Engine Oil Cooler
NA -
SAE Net Horsepower @ RPM
112 @ 4800 92 @ 5500
Engine Type
Gas I4 Gas I4
Fuel System
SEFI MFI
SAE Net Torque @ RPM
135 @ 2400 93 @ 3000
Engine Order Code
99A NA
Mileage
EPA Fuel Economy Est - Hwy (MPG)
27 36
EPA Fuel Economy Est - City (MPG)
23 29
Transmission
Transfer Case Gear Ratio (:1), Low
NA -
Clutch Size (in)
9 NA
Third Gear Ratio (:1)
1.50 1.000
Trans Type
5 4
Trans PTO Access
NA -
Fifth Gear Ratio (:1)
0.79 NA
Trans Description Cont. Again
NA Electronic
Transfer Case Gear Ratio (:1), High
NA -
Drivetrain
Rear Wheel Drive Front Wheel Drive
Reverse Ratio (:1)
3.40 2.480
Second Gear Ratio (:1)
2.20 1.529
Trans Order Code
44M NA
Transfer Case Power Take Off
NA -
Trans Power Take Off
NA -
Fourth Gear Ratio (:1)
1.00 0.712
Trans Description Cont.
Manual w/OD Automatic
Transfer Case Model
NA -
Sixth Gear Ratio (:1)
NA NA
First Gear Ratio (:1)
3.72 2.842
Final Drive Axle Ratio (:1)
- 4.042
Summary
Body Style
Reg Cab 6' 2 Door Coupe
Vehicle Name
Ford Ranger Mitsubishi Mirage
Body Code
107.9" WB -
Suspension
Stabilizer Bar Diameter - Rear (in)
NA NA
Axle Ratio (:1) - Front
NA -
Spring Capacity - Rear (lbs)
2250 -
Shock Absorber Diameter - Front (mm)
30.5 - TBD -
Axle Type - Rear
Ford Semi-Floating -
Suspension Type - Front
Coil Spring MacPherson Struts
Stabilizer Bar Diameter - Front (in)
1.0 .91
Axle Capacity - Rear (lbs)
2750 -
Spring Capacity - Front (lbs)
2330 -
Axle Ratio (:1) - Rear
3.73 -
Axle Type - Front
Twin-I-Beam -
Shock Absorber Diameter - Rear (mm)
30.5 - TBD -
Axle Capacity - Front (lbs)
2400 -
Suspension Type - Rear
Multi-Leaf Multi-Link
Suspension Type - Rear (Cont.)
- w/Trailing arms
Suspension Type - Front (Cont.)
- w/Coil Springs
Frame
Frame Type
Ladder -
Vehicle
EPA Classification
- Compact

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