Compare 2019 Kia Rio vs 2019 Mitsubishi Mirage

2019 Kia Rio
2019 Mitsubishi Mirage
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LX Automatic
Style MPG City MPG Hwy Invoice MSRP
Rio LX Automatic 28 37 $14,936 $15,390
Rio S Automatic 28 37 $15,713 $16,190
Rio 5-Door S Automatic 28 37 $16,003 $16,490
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ES CVT
Style MPG City MPG Hwy Invoice MSRP
Mirage ES CVT 36 43 $14,667 $14,995
Mirage ES Manual 33 41 $13,493 $13,795
Mirage GT CVT 36 43 $16,625 $16,995
Mirage LE CVT 36 43 $15,499 $15,845
Mirage RF CVT 36 43 $15,142 $15,490
Mirage SE CVT 36 43 $16,135 $16,495
Mirage G4 ES CVT 35 41 $15,645 $15,995
Mirage G4 ES Manual 33 40 $14,472 $14,795
Mirage G4 RF CVT 35 41 $16,120 $16,490
Mirage G4 SE CVT 35 41 $17,114 $17,495
Pricing
Invoice Price
$14,936
$14,667
Manufacturer Suggested Retail Price
$15,390
$14,995
Monthly Payment Estimate
$257 / month
$250 / month
The Car Connection's Take
TCC Rating
5.2
3.3
TCC’s Bottom Line
The 2019 Kia Rio gives used cars a run for their money with its great warranty, good ride, safety tech, and spacious interior. The 2019 Mitsubishi Mirage challenges the assumption that there are no bad new cars anymore.
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Fuel Economy
City
28 mpg 36 mpg
Highway
37 mpg 43 mpg
Vehicle
EPA Classification
Compact Cars Compact Cars
Interior Dimensions
Second Head Room (in)
37.4 37.2
Passenger Capacity
5 5
Second Shoulder Room (in)
53.3 51
Front Leg Room (in)
42.1 41.7
Front Hip Room (in)
52.9 48.8
Second Leg Room (in)
33.5 34.2
Front Head Room (in)
38.9 39
Passenger Volume (ft³)
89.9 86.2
Second Hip Room (in)
52.4 46.4
Front Shoulder Room (in)
54.1 51.7
Exterior Dimensions
Min Ground Clearance (in)
5.5 6.3
Length, Overall (in)
172.6 149.4
Height, Overall (in)
57.1 59.4
Track Width, Rear (in)
60 55.7
Wheelbase (in)
101.6 96.5
Width, Max w/o mirrors (in)
67.9 65.6
Track Width, Front (in)
59.8 56.3
Cargo Area Dimensions
Trunk Volume (ft³)
13.7 -
Cargo Volume with Rear Seat Down (ft³)
- 47
Cargo Volume with Rear Seat Up (ft³)
- 17.1
Brakes
Disc - Front (Yes or )
Yes Yes
Rear Brake Rotor Diam x Thickness (in)
8 7
Rear Drum Diam x Width (in)
8 7
Brake ABS System
4-Wheel 4-Wheel
Front Brake Rotor Diam x Thickness (in)
11 9
Drum - Rear (Yes or )
Yes Yes
Brake Type
Front Disc/Rear Drum Front Disc/Rear Drum
Fuel Tank
Fuel Tank Capacity, Approx (gal)
11.9 9.2
Steering
Turning Diameter - Curb to Curb (ft)
33.5 30.2
Steering Type
Rack-Pinion Rack-Pinion
Tires
Rear Tire Size
P185/65TR15 P165/65SR14
Rear Tire Order Code
NA NA
Front Tire Size
P185/65TR15 P165/65SR14
Spare Tire Size
NA Compact
Front Tire Order Code
NA NA
Spare Tire Order Code
NA NA
Weight Information
Base Curb Weight (lbs)
2714 2073
Wheels
Front Wheel Material
Steel Steel
Spare Wheel Material
NA Steel
Front Wheel Size (in)
15 X 5.5 14 X 4.5
Spare Wheel Size (in)
NA Compact
Rear Wheel Material
Steel Steel
Rear Wheel Size (in)
15 X 5.5 14 X 4.5
Electrical
Cold Cranking Amps @ 0° F (Primary)
410 -
Maximum Alternator Capacity (amps)
90 85
Engine
Displacement
1.6 L/97 1.2 L/73
SAE Net Horsepower @ RPM
130 @ 6300 78 @ 6000
Engine Type
Regular Unleaded I-4 Regular Unleaded I-3
Fuel System
Gasoline Direct Injection MPI
SAE Net Torque @ RPM
119 @ 4850 74 @ 4000
Engine Order Code
NA NA
Mileage
Fuel Economy Est-Combined (MPG)
32 39
EPA Fuel Economy Est - Hwy (MPG)
37 43
EPA Fuel Economy Est - City (MPG)
28 36
Transmission
Drivetrain
Front Wheel Drive Front Wheel Drive
Fifth Gear Ratio (:1)
1.00 -
Trans Description Cont. Again
NA NA
Reverse Ratio (:1)
3.44 3.77
Second Gear Ratio (:1)
2.73 -
Trans Order Code
NA NA
Fourth Gear Ratio (:1)
1.39 -
Trans Description Cont.
Automatic w/OD CVT w/OD
Sixth Gear Ratio (:1)
0.77 -
First Gear Ratio (:1)
4.40 4.01 - 0.80
Final Drive Axle Ratio (:1)
3.06 3.76
Third Gear Ratio (:1)
1.83 -
Trans Type
6 1
Summary
Body Style
Sedan Hatchback
Vehicle Name
Kia Rio Mitsubishi Mirage
Suspension
Suspension Type - Rear (Cont.)
Torsion Beam Torsion Beam
Suspension Type - Front
Strut Strut
Suspension Type - Front (Cont.)
Strut Strut
Suspension Type - Rear
Torsion Beam Torsion Beam
Emissions
Tons/yr of CO2 Emissions @ 15K mi/year
5.5 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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