Compare 2017 Mitsubishi Mirage vs 2015 smart fortwo

2017 Mitsubishi Mirage
2015 smart fortwo
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ES CVT
Style MPG City MPG Hwy Invoice MSRP
Mirage ES CVT 37 43 $13,886 $14,195
Mirage ES Manual 33 41 $12,712 $12,995
Mirage GT CVT 37 43 $16,134 $16,495
Mirage SE CVT 37 43 $15,645 $15,995
Mirage SE Manual 33 41 $14,472 $14,795
Mirage G4 ES CVT 35 42 $14,864 $15,195
Mirage G4 ES Manual 33 40 $13,690 $13,995
Mirage G4 SE CVT 35 42 $16,624 $16,995
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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
$13,886
$16,675
Manufacturer Suggested Retail Price
$14,195
$17,930
Monthly Payment Estimate
$237 / month
$299 / month
The Car Connection's Take
TCC Rating
4.2
TCC’s Bottom Line
The 2017 Mitsubishi Mirage likely won't delight you or impress your passengers all that much, but it's a lot of efficient transportation for the dollar.
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Fuel Economy
City
37 mpg 34 mpg
Highway
43 mpg 38 mpg
Vehicle
EPA Classification
Compact Cars Two-Seaters
Interior Dimensions
Front Leg Room (in)
41.7 41.2
Passenger Volume (ft³)
86.2 45.4
Front Hip Room (in)
48.9 45.4
Second Leg Room (in)
34 -
Front Head Room (in)
39.1 39.7
Passenger Capacity
5 2
Second Hip Room (in)
49 -
Front Shoulder Room (in)
51.7 48
Second Head Room (in)
37.3 -
Second Shoulder Room (in)
51 -
Exterior Dimensions
Track Width, Rear (in)
55.7 54.5
Wheelbase (in)
96.5 73.5
Width, Max w/o mirrors (in)
65.6 61.4
Track Width, Front (in)
56.3 50.5
Min Ground Clearance (in)
6.3 5.2
Length, Overall (in)
149.4 106.1
Height, Overall (in)
59.4 60.7
Liftover Height (in)
- 28.7
Cargo Area Dimensions
Cargo Volume with Rear Seat Up (ft³)
17.2 -
Cargo Volume with Rear Seat Down (ft³)
47 -
Brakes
Rear Brake Rotor Diam x Thickness (in)
7 8
Rear Drum Diam x Width (in)
7 8
Brake ABS System
4-Wheel 4-Wheel
Front Brake Rotor Diam x Thickness (in)
9 11
Drum - Rear (Yes or )
Yes Yes
Brake Type
Front Disc/Rear Drum Front Disc/Rear Drum
Disc - Front (Yes or )
Yes Yes
Fuel Tank
Fuel Tank Capacity, Approx (gal)
9.2 8.7
Steering
Turning Diameter - Curb to Curb (ft)
30.2 28.7
Steering Type
Rack-Pinion Rack-Pinion
Tires
Front Tire Size
P165/65SR14 P155/60TR15
Spare Tire Size
Compact NA
Front Tire Order Code
NA NA
Spare Tire Order Code
NA NA
Rear Tire Size
P165/65SR14 P175/55TR15
Rear Tire Order Code
NA NA
Weight Information
Base Curb Weight (lbs)
2073 1852
Wheels
Spare Wheel Size (in)
Compact NA
Rear Wheel Material
Steel Aluminum
Rear Wheel Size (in)
14 X 4.5 15 X 5.5
Front Wheel Material
Steel Aluminum
Spare Wheel Material
Steel NA
Front Wheel Size (in)
14 X 4.5 15 X 4.5
Electrical
Maximum Alternator Capacity (amps)
85 -
Engine
SAE Net Torque @ RPM
74 @ 4000 68 @ 4500
Engine Order Code
NA NA
Displacement
1.2 L/73 1.0 L/61
SAE Net Horsepower @ RPM
78 @ 6000 70 @ 5800
Engine Type
Regular Unleaded I-3 Premium Unleaded I-3
Fuel System
MPI MPI
Mileage
Fuel Economy Est-Combined (MPG)
39 36
EPA Fuel Economy Est - Hwy (MPG)
43 38
EPA Fuel Economy Est - City (MPG)
37 34
Transmission
First Gear Ratio (:1)
4.01 - 0.80 3.31
Final Drive Axle Ratio (:1)
3.76 4.53
Trans Type
1 5
Drivetrain
Front Wheel Drive Rear Wheel Drive
Trans Description Cont. Again
NA NA
Reverse Ratio (:1)
3.77 3.23
Trans Order Code
NA NA
Trans Description Cont.
CVT w/OD Auto-Shift Manual w/OD
Third Gear Ratio (:1)
- 1.26
Fifth Gear Ratio (:1)
- 0.71
Second Gear Ratio (:1)
- 1.91
Fourth Gear Ratio (:1)
- 0.94
Summary
Vehicle Name
Mitsubishi Mirage smart fortwo
Body Style
Hatchback Cabriolet
Suspension
Suspension Type - Front (Cont.)
Strut Strut
Suspension Type - Rear
Torsion Beam Other
Suspension Type - Rear (Cont.)
Torsion Beam Other
Suspension Type - Front
Strut Strut
Emissions
Tons/yr of CO2 Emissions @ 15K mi/year
4.5 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
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Overall Side Crash Rating
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Side Barrier Rating
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Side Barrier Rating Driver
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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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