2019 Mitsubishi Mirage vs. Its Competition

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Andrew Ganz Andrew Ganz Senior Editor

The Mirage’s closest competitor in terms of size is the Chevrolet Spark, which was recently refreshed and is superior to the Mitsubishi in almost every way.

The Fiat 500 has much more character than almost any other subcompact car, but only three doors and questionable reliability.

The Hyundai Accent and Kia Rio are both fresh designs, and offer great value for the money and similar powertrain options and features as they’re based on the same platform.

The Nissan Versa is showing its age, but is still the cheapest new car on sale and has plenty of space for a subcompact sedan.

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Quick Specs
The 2019 Mitsubishi Mirage challenges the assumption that there are no bad new cars anymore.
The 2019 Chevrolet Spark makes a great urban minicar, but its appeal is limited.
The 2019 Hyundai Accent pleasantly reminds us that four-door sedans used to rule the economy-car roost—and did so for a reason.
The 2019 Kia Rio gives used cars a run for their money with its great warranty, good ride, safety tech, and spacious interior.
The 2019 Nissan Versa is the cheapest way to get new-car smell and a full warranty, but rivals deliver plenty for not much more.
The 2019 Fiat 500 is appealing for those who value personality above all else, but it sports some glaring flaws.
MSRP From     
Gas Mileage     
33 MPG City / 43 MPG Hwy29 MPG City / 38 MPG Hwy28 MPG City / 38 MPG Hwy28 MPG City / 37 MPG Hwy27 MPG City / 39 MPG Hwy24 MPG City / 33 MPG Hwy
Regular Unleaded I-3Gas I4Regular Unleaded I-4Regular Unleaded I-4Regular Unleaded I-4Intercooled Turbo Premium Unleaded I-4
EPA Class     
Compact CarsSubcompact CarCompact CarsCompact CarsCompact CarsMinicompact Cars
Style Name     
ES Manual4-Door HB Manual LSSE Sedan ManualS AutomaticS ManualPop Hatch
Front Wheel DriveFront Wheel DriveFront Wheel DriveFront Wheel DriveFront Wheel DriveFront Wheel Drive
Passenger Capacity     
Passenger Doors     
Body Style     
Manual w/ODManualManual w/ODAutomatic w/ODManual w/ODManual w/OD
Detailed Spec Comparison
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