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
0 mpg 34 mpg
Highway
0 mpg 38 mpg
Vehicle
EPA Classification
Subcompact Cars Two-Seaters
Interior Dimensions
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 -
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
Exterior Dimensions
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
Height, Overall (in)
63.6 60.7
Track Width, Rear (in)
54.3 54.5
Wheelbase (in)
100.4 73.5
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
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
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
Steering
Turning Diameter - Curb to Curb (ft)
30.8 28.7
Steering Type
Rack-Pinion Rack-Pinion
Tires
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
Front Tire Order Code
NA NA
Spare Tire Order Code
NA NA
Weight Information
Base Curb Weight (lbs)
2579 1852
Wheels
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
Rear Wheel Size (in)
15 X 6.5 15 X 5.5
Front Wheel Material
Aluminum Aluminum
Engine
SAE Net Horsepower @ RPM
66 @ 3000 70 @ 5800
Engine Type
Electric Premium Unleaded I-3
SAE Net Torque @ RPM
145 68 @ 4500
Engine Order Code
NA NA
Fuel System
- MPI
Displacement
- 1.0 L/61
Mileage
EPA MPG Equivalent - City
121 -
EPA MPG Equivalent - Combined
112 -
EPA MPG Equivalent - Hwy
102 -
Battery Range (mi)
59 -
EPA Fuel Economy Est - Hwy (MPG)
- 38
EPA Fuel Economy Est - City (MPG)
- 34
Fuel Economy Est-Combined (MPG)
- 36
Transmission
Trans Description Cont. Again
NA NA
Trans Order Code
NA NA
Trans Description Cont.
Automatic Auto-Shift Manual w/OD
Final Drive Axle Ratio (:1)
7.07 4.53
Trans Type
1 5
Drivetrain
Rear Wheel Drive Rear Wheel Drive
Fifth Gear Ratio (:1)
- 0.71
Second Gear Ratio (:1)
- 1.91
Fourth Gear Ratio (:1)
- 0.94
Reverse Ratio (:1)
- 3.23
First Gear Ratio (:1)
- 3.31
Third Gear Ratio (:1)
- 1.26
Summary
Body Style
Hatchback Cabriolet
Vehicle Name
Mitsubishi i-MiEV smart fortwo
Suspension
Suspension Type - Rear (Cont.)
Torsion Beam Other
Suspension Type - Front
Strut Strut
Suspension Type - Front (Cont.)
Strut Strut
Suspension Type - Rear
Torsion Beam Other
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
--
Rollover Rating

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