Compare 2014 Mitsubishi i-MiEV vs 2014 smart fortwo

2014 Mitsubishi i-MiEV
2014 smart fortwo
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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
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2-Door Convertible Passion
Style MPG City MPG Hwy Invoice MSRP
fortwo 2-Door Convertible Passion 34 38 $16,675 $17,930
fortwo 2-Door Coupe Passion 34 38 $13,885 $14,930
fortwo 2-Door Coupe Pure 34 38 $12,341 $13,270
fortwo electric drive 2-Door Convertible Passion N/A N/A $26,040 $28,000
fortwo electric drive 2-Door Coupe Passion N/A N/A $23,250 $25,000
Pricing
Invoice Price
$22,500
$16,675
Manufacturer Suggested Retail Price
$22,995
$17,930
Monthly Payment Estimate
$383 / month
$299 / month
The Car Connection's Take
TCC Rating
7.0
6.0
TCC’s Bottom Line
The 2014 Mitsubishi i-MiEV is the least expensive electric car on the market, and it can carry four adults despite its tiny size and nimbleness around-town, though it's less good at highway speeds. The 2014 Smart ForTwo is now an old design, but it remains the easiest car to park in cities, and it's at its best in urban traffic; the electric model, new last year, is the nicest of the bunch, and now remarkably cheap.
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Fuel Economy
City
Coming Soon 34 mpg
Highway
Coming Soon 38 mpg
Vehicle
EPA Classification
Subcompact Cars Two Seaters
Interior Dimensions
Second Shoulder Room (in)
54.8 -
Front Leg Room (in)
33.8 41.2
Passenger Volume (ft³)
84.7 45.4
Front Hip Room (in)
49.4 45.4
Second Leg Room (in)
30 -
Front Head Room (in)
35.6 39.7
Passenger Capacity
4 2
Second Hip Room (in)
47.8 -
Front Shoulder Room (in)
54.8 48
Second Head Room (in)
34.3 -
Exterior Dimensions
Height, Overall (in)
63.6 60.7
Track Width, Rear (in)
54.3 54.5
Wheelbase (in)
100.4 73.5
Width, Max w/o mirrors (in)
62.4 61.4
Track Width, Front (in)
55.9 50.5
Min Ground Clearance (in)
6.1 5.2
Length, Overall (in)
144.7 106.1
Liftover Height (in)
- 28.7
Cargo Area Dimensions
Cargo Volume with Rear Seat Up (ft³)
13.2 -
Cargo Volume with Rear Seat Down (ft³)
50.4 -
Brakes
Front Brake Rotor Diam x Thickness (in)
10.1 11
Drum - Rear (Yes or )
Yes Yes
Brake Type
Front Disc/Rear Drum Front Disc/Rear Drum
Disc - Front (Yes or )
Yes Yes
Rear Brake Rotor Diam x Thickness (in)
8 8
Rear Drum Diam x Width (in)
8 8
Brake ABS System
4-Wheel 4-Wheel
Steering
Steering Type
Rack-Pinion Rack-Pinion
Turning Diameter - Curb to Curb (ft)
30.8 28.7
Tires
Front Tire Order Code
NA NA
Spare Tire Order Code
NA NA
Rear Tire Size
P175/60HR15 P175/55TR15
Rear Tire Order Code
NA NA
Front Tire Size
P145/65HR15 P155/60TR15
Spare Tire Size
NA NA
Weight Information
Base Curb Weight (lbs)
2579 1852
Wheels
Rear Wheel Size (in)
15 X 6.5 15 X 5.5
Front Wheel Material
Aluminum Aluminum
Spare Wheel Material
NA NA
Front Wheel Size (in)
15 X 5.5 15 X 4.5
Spare Wheel Size (in)
NA NA
Rear Wheel Material
Aluminum Aluminum
Engine
SAE Net Torque @ RPM
145 68 @ 4500
Engine Order Code
NA NA
SAE Net Horsepower @ RPM
66 @ 3000 70 @ 5800
Engine Type
Electric Premium Unleaded I-3
Displacement
- 1.0 L/61
Fuel System
- MPI
Mileage
EPA MPG Equivalent - Hwy
99 -
Estimated Battery Range (mi)
62 -
EPA MPG Equivalent - City
126 -
EPA MPG Equivalent - Combined
112 -
Fuel Economy Est-Combined (MPG)
- 36
EPA Fuel Economy Est - Hwy (MPG)
- 38
EPA Fuel Economy Est - City (MPG)
- 34
Transmission
Final Drive Axle Ratio (:1)
7.07 4.53
Trans Type
1 5
Drivetrain
Rear Wheel Drive Rear Wheel Drive
Trans Description Cont. Again
NA NA
Trans Order Code
NA NA
Trans Description Cont.
Automatic Auto-Shift Manual w/OD
First Gear Ratio (:1)
- 3.31
Third Gear Ratio (:1)
- 1.26
Fifth Gear Ratio (:1)
- 0.71
Second Gear Ratio (:1)
- 1.91
Fourth Gear Ratio (:1)
- 0.94
Reverse Ratio (:1)
- 3.23
Summary
Vehicle Name
Mitsubishi i-MiEV smart fortwo
Body Style
Hatchback Cabriolet
Suspension
Suspension Type - Rear
Torsion Beam Other
Suspension Type - Rear (Cont.)
Torsion Beam Other
Suspension Type - Front
Strut Strut
Suspension Type - Front (Cont.)
Strut Strut
Fuel Tank
Fuel Tank Capacity, Approx (gal)
- 8.7
Emissions
Tons/yr of CO2 Emissions @ 15K mi/year
- 5.1
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
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Rollover Rating

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