Compare 2017 Mitsubishi i-MiEV vs 2015 smart fortwo

2017 Mitsubishi i-MiEV
2015 smart fortwo
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ES Automatic
Style MPG City MPG Hwy Invoice MSRP
i-MiEV ES Automatic 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
3.8
TCC’s Bottom Line
While the 2017 Mitsubishi i-MiEV is okay around town and holds four adults, its low price tag doesn't make up for inadequate range, marginal acceleration, and a dated interior.
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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
102 -
Estimated Battery Range (mi)
59 -
EPA MPG Equivalent - City
121 -
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
- 4.9
Crash Test Ratings
Overall Rating
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Overall Frontal Barrier Crash Rating
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Frontal Barrier Crash Rating Driver
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Frontal Barrier Crash Rating Passenger
--
Overall Side Crash Rating
--
Side Barrier Rating
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Side Barrier Rating Driver
--
Side Barrier Rating Passenger Rear Seat
--
Side Pole Rating Driver Front Seat
--
Combined Side Rating Front Seat
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Combined Side Rating Rear Seat
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Rollover Rating

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