Compare 2017 Mitsubishi Mirage vs 2017 smart fortwo

2017 Mitsubishi Mirage
2017 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 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 Manual 33 40 $13,690 $13,995
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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
$13,886
$15,010
Manufacturer Suggested Retail Price
$14,195
$16,140
Monthly Payment Estimate
$237 / month
$269 / month
The Car Connection's Take
TCC Rating
4.2
5.2
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. 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
37 mpg 31 mpg
Highway
43 mpg 39 mpg
Vehicle
EPA Classification
Subcompact Cars Two-Seaters
Interior Dimensions
Second Head Room (in)
37.3 -
Second Shoulder Room (in)
51 -
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
Exterior Dimensions
Length, Overall (in)
149.4 106.1
Height, Overall (in)
59.4 61.2
Track Width, Rear (in)
55.7 56.3
Wheelbase (in)
96.5 73.7
Width, Max w/o mirrors (in)
65.6 74.5
Track Width, Front (in)
56.3 57.8
Min Ground Clearance (in)
6.3 5.2
Liftover Height (in)
- 28.7
Cargo Area Dimensions
Cargo Volume with Rear Seat Down (ft³)
47 -
Cargo Volume with Rear Seat Up (ft³)
17.2 -
Brakes
Disc - Front (Yes or )
Yes Yes
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
Fuel Tank
Fuel Tank Capacity, Approx (gal)
9.2 8.7
Steering
Turning Diameter - Curb to Curb (ft)
30.2 22.8
Steering Type
Rack-Pinion Rack-Pinion
Tires
Rear Tire Order Code
NA NA
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
Weight Information
Base Curb Weight (lbs)
2073 2050
Wheels
Spare Wheel Material
Steel NA
Front Wheel Size (in)
14 X 4.5 15 X 4.5
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
Electrical
Maximum Alternator Capacity (amps)
85 -
Engine
Fuel System
MPI MPI
SAE Net Torque @ RPM
74 @ 4000 100 @ 2500
Engine Order Code
NA NA
Displacement
1.2 L/73 1.0 L/55
SAE Net Horsepower @ RPM
78 @ 6000 89 @ 6200
Engine Type
Regular Unleaded I-3 Premium Unleaded I-3
Mileage
EPA Fuel Economy Est - City (MPG)
37 31
Fuel Economy Est-Combined (MPG)
39 34
EPA Fuel Economy Est - Hwy (MPG)
43 39
Transmission
Trans Description Cont.
CVT w/OD Manual w/OD
First Gear Ratio (:1)
4.01 - 0.80 -
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 -
Trans Order Code
NA 410
Summary
Vehicle Name
Mitsubishi Mirage smart fortwo
Body Style
Hatchback Coupe
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
Emissions
Tons/yr of CO2 Emissions @ 15K mi/year
4.5 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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