Compare 2021 Mitsubishi Mirage vs 2021 Nissan Versa

2021 Mitsubishi Mirage
2021 Nissan Versa
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Carbonite Edition CVT
Style MPG City MPG Hwy Invoice MSRP
Mirage Carbonite Edition CVT 36 43 $16,624 $16,995
Mirage ES CVT 36 43 $15,254 $15,595
Mirage ES Manual 33 41 $13,982 $14,295
Mirage LE CVT 36 43 $15,866 $16,220
Mirage SE CVT 36 43 $17,064 $17,445
Mirage G4 Carbonite Edition CVT N/A N/A $17,602 $17,995
Mirage G4 ES CVT N/A N/A $16,232 $16,595
Mirage G4 ES Manual N/A N/A $14,961 $15,295
Mirage G4 LE CVT N/A N/A $16,844 $17,220
Mirage G4 SE CVT N/A N/A $17,798 $18,195
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S CVT
Style MPG City MPG Hwy Invoice MSRP
Versa S CVT 32 40 $16,183 $16,600
Versa S Manual 27 35 $14,560 $14,930
Versa SR CVT 32 40 $17,874 $18,340
Versa SV CVT 32 40 $17,290 $17,740
Pricing
Invoice Price
$16,624
$16,183
Manufacturer Suggested Retail Price
$16,995
$16,600
Monthly Payment Estimate
$283 / month
$277 / month
The Car Connection's Take
TCC Rating
3.7
6.2
TCC’s Bottom Line
The 2021 Mitsubishi Mirage is a cheap car that looks, drives, and feels like one. The 2021 Nissan Versa doesn’t claim the cheapest-car title anymore—and it doesn’t look, feel, or drive like it anymore, either.
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Fuel Economy
City
36 mpg 32 mpg
Highway
43 mpg 40 mpg
Vehicle
EPA Classification
Compact Cars Compact Cars
Interior Dimensions
Front Hip Room (in)
48.8 50.9
Second Leg Room (in)
34.2 31
Front Head Room (in)
39 39.5
Passenger Capacity
5 5
Second Hip Room (in)
46.4 50.1
Front Shoulder Room (in)
51.7 53.1
Second Head Room (in)
37.2 36.3
Second Shoulder Room (in)
51 53.6
Front Leg Room (in)
41.7 44.5
Passenger Volume (ft³)
86.2 88.9
Exterior Dimensions
Track Width, Rear (in)
55.7 60.2
Wheelbase (in)
96.5 103.1
Width, Max w/o mirrors (in)
65.6 68.5
Track Width, Front (in)
56.3 59.8
Min Ground Clearance (in)
6.3 6.8
Length, Overall (in)
151.4 177
Height, Overall (in)
59.4 57.3
Cargo Area Dimensions
Cargo Volume with Rear Seat Up (ft³)
17.1 -
Cargo Volume with Rear Seat Down (ft³)
47 -
Trunk Volume (ft³)
- 14.7
Brakes
Rear Drum Diam x Width (in)
7 8
Brake ABS System
4-Wheel 4-Wheel
Front Brake Rotor Diam x Thickness (in)
9 10
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)
7 8
Fuel Tank
Fuel Tank Capacity, Approx (gal)
9.2 10.8
Steering
Steering Type
Rack-Pinion Rack-Pinion
Turning Diameter - Curb to Curb (ft)
30.2 34.8
Tires
Front Tire Size
P165/65SR14 P195/65HR15
Spare Tire Size
Compact Compact
Front Tire Order Code
NA NA
Spare Tire Order Code
NA NA
Rear Tire Size
P165/65SR14 P195/65HR15
Rear Tire Order Code
NA NA
Weight Information
Base Curb Weight (lbs)
2095 2599
Wheels
Rear Wheel Material
Aluminum Steel
Rear Wheel Size (in)
14 X 4.5 15 X 6.5
Front Wheel Material
Aluminum Steel
Spare Wheel Material
Steel Steel
Front Wheel Size (in)
14 X 4.5 15 X 6.5
Spare Wheel Size (in)
Compact Compact
Electrical
Maximum Alternator Capacity (amps)
85 120
Engine
Displacement
1.2 L/73 1.6 L/98
SAE Net Horsepower @ RPM
78 @ 6000 122 @ 6000
Engine Type
Regular Unleaded I-3 Regular Unleaded I-4
Fuel System
MPI Sequential MPI
SAE Net Torque @ RPM
74 @ 4000 114 @ 4400
Engine Order Code
NA NA
Mileage
Fuel Economy Est-Combined (MPG)
39 35
EPA Fuel Economy Est - Hwy (MPG)
43 40
EPA Fuel Economy Est - City (MPG)
36 32
Transmission
Final Drive Axle Ratio (:1)
3.76 4.07
Trans Type
1 1
Drivetrain
Front Wheel Drive Front Wheel Drive
Trans Description Cont. Again
NA NA
Reverse Ratio (:1)
3.77 3.77
Trans Order Code
NA NA
Trans Description Cont.
CVT w/OD CVT w/OD
First Gear Ratio (:1)
4.01 - 0.55 4.01 - 0.55
Summary
Vehicle Name
Mitsubishi Mirage Nissan Versa
Body Style
Hatchback Sedan
Suspension
Suspension Type - Front (Cont.)
Strut Strut
Suspension Type - Rear
Torsion Beam Torsion Beam
Suspension Type - Rear (Cont.)
Torsion Beam Torsion Beam
Suspension Type - Front
Strut Strut
Emissions
Tons/yr of CO2 Emissions @ 15K mi/year
4.5 5.0
Crash Test Ratings
Overall Rating
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Overall Frontal Barrier Crash Rating
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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
Side Pole Rating Driver Front Seat
Combined Side Rating Front Seat
Combined Side Rating Rear Seat
Rollover Rating
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2021 Mitsubishi Mirage
  • 2021 Mirage refresh arriving; 2020s remain available
  • Lease: From $210 for 36 months
  • Rebates: Up to $1,250 off
  • Finance: From 0% APR for 60 months
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2021 Nissan Versa
  • 2021 Versa is here; 2020s still available
  • Lease: No special offers this month, which is common
  • Rebates: Up to $1,500 in incentives
  • Finance: From 0% APR for 36 months + $500 bonus
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