Compare 2017 Mitsubishi i-MiEV vs 2017 smart fortwo

2017 Mitsubishi i-MiEV
2017 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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passion coupe
Style MPG City MPG Hwy Invoice MSRP
fortwo passion coupe 31 39 $15,010 $16,140
fortwo prime cabriolet 31 38 $18,507 $19,900
fortwo prime coupe 31 39 $16,266 $17,490
fortwo proxy cabriolet 31 38 $19,437 $20,900
fortwo proxy coupe 31 39 $17,186 $18,480
fortwo pure coupe 31 39 $13,625 $14,650
fortwo electric drive passion cabriolet N/A N/A $26,040 $28,000
Pricing
Invoice Price
$22,500
$15,010
Manufacturer Suggested Retail Price
$22,995
$16,140
Monthly Payment Estimate
$383 / month
$269 / month
The Car Connection's Take
TCC Rating
3.8
5.2
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. The 2017 Smart ForTwo is the easiest car to park that you can buy, but if you have other needs, four-seat cars can offer more cabin space, equal fuel economy, and more flexibility.
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Fuel Economy
City
0 mpg 31 mpg
Highway
0 mpg 39 mpg
Vehicle
EPA Classification
Subcompact Cars Two-Seaters
Interior Dimensions
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
Second Leg Room (in)
30 -
Front Head Room (in)
35.6 39.7
Passenger Capacity
4 2
Exterior Dimensions
Track Width, Front (in)
55.9 57.8
Min Ground Clearance (in)
6.1 5.2
Length, Overall (in)
144.7 106.1
Height, Overall (in)
63.6 61.2
Track Width, Rear (in)
54.3 56.3
Wheelbase (in)
100.4 73.7
Width, Max w/o mirrors (in)
62.4 74.5
Liftover Height (in)
- 28.7
Cargo Area Dimensions
Cargo Volume with Rear Seat Down (ft³)
50.4 -
Cargo Volume with Rear Seat Up (ft³)
13.2 -
Brakes
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
Disc - Front (Yes or )
Yes Yes
Steering
Turning Diameter - Curb to Curb (ft)
30.8 22.8
Steering Type
Rack-Pinion Rack-Pinion
Tires
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
Rear Tire Size
P175/60HR15 P175/55TR15
Weight Information
Base Curb Weight (lbs)
2579 2050
Wheels
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
Spare Wheel Material
NA NA
Engine
Engine Type
Electric Premium Unleaded I-3
SAE Net Torque @ RPM
145 100 @ 2500
Engine Order Code
NA NA
SAE Net Horsepower @ RPM
66 @ 3000 89 @ 6200
Fuel System
- MPI
Displacement
- 1.0 L/55
Mileage
EPA MPG Equivalent - City
121 -
EPA MPG Equivalent - Combined
112 -
EPA MPG Equivalent - Hwy
102 -
Battery Range (mi)
62 -
EPA Fuel Economy Est - City (MPG)
- 31
Fuel Economy Est-Combined (MPG)
- 34
EPA Fuel Economy Est - Hwy (MPG)
- 39
Transmission
Trans Order Code
NA 410
Trans Description Cont.
Automatic Manual w/OD
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
Summary
Body Style
Hatchback Coupe
Vehicle Name
Mitsubishi i-MiEV smart fortwo
Suspension
Suspension Type - Front
Strut Strut
Suspension Type - Front (Cont.)
Strut Strut
Suspension Type - Rear
Torsion Beam Other
Suspension Type - Rear (Cont.)
Torsion Beam Other
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
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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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