2018 Mitsubishi Mirage G4
One of the most affordable vehicles on the market is the 2018 Mitsubishi Mirage G4, and it is stylish, fuel efficient and on Kelly Blue Book, it has an overall rating of 9.4 out of ten. With a starting MSRP of $14,395 (plus destination fee) and a fuel economy of 41 mpg on the highway, the Mitsubishi Mirage is affordable to lease or buy and to drive.
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The Mitsubishi Mirage G4 is the newer sedan version of the Mitsubishi Mirage, which is a hatchback. The Mirage G4 is available in two trims, the ES and SE, and both trims are equipped with a 1.2-liter MIVEC DOHC three-cylinder engine. The Mirage G4 ES comes standard with a five-speed automatic transmission, but buyers can opt for the CVT transmission, which is standard on the Mirage G4 SE.
The 2018 Mitsubishi Mirage G4 is fun to drive around town, and drivers don’t need to worry much about fuel consumption because it is extremely fuel efficient. The Mirage G4 averages 35 mpg in the city and 41 mpg on the highway. According to fueleconomy.gov, after driving the Mitsubishi Mirage G4 for five years, the average driver will save around $1,750 in fuel costs in comparison to the average vehicle.
Though the Mirage G4 is a subcompact car, it offers front and backseat passengers plenty of legroom. The Mirage G4 has 41.7 inches of legroom for front seat passengers and 37.2 inches of legroom for backseat passengers. There is also 12.3 cubic feet of cargo space for bags, groceries, suitcases or any other cargo someone might need to put in their vehicle.
The Mitsubishi Mirage G4 ES comes standard with a 7-inch touch panel audio display system and the Mirage G4 SE comes standard with a 6.5-inch smartphone link display audio system, and both trims are equipped with a rearview camera and four speakers. The Mirage G4 SE has Apple CarPlay and Android Auto capabilities, and that is an available option to buyers of the Mirage G4 ES. Both Mitsubishi Mirage G4 trims come standard with Bluetooth wireless technology, USB ports and steering wheel audio controls, which allow drivers to control the volume of the music without taking their eyes off the road.
Exterior, Safety + Warranty
The Mitsubishi Mirage has a cute and compact exterior design. The Mirage G4 ES and SE trims come standard with halogen headlights, rear combination tail lights, a high mount rear stop light and the Mirage G4 SE is equipped with fog lights. The Mirage G4 ES rides on 14-inch steel wheels and the Mirage G4 SE has 15-inch dark chrome alloy wheels, and both trims are equipped with a temporary spare tire. Additionally, buyer have the option of seven different exterior colors.
SafetyThe Mitsubishi Mirage is loaded up with airbags. There are a total of six airbags around the vehicle and there is a driver’s knee airbag, which is designed to protect the lower half of the drivers body in case of a collision. The vehicle has a LATCH child-restraint system, three-point seatbelts, and it also features RISE body construction, which is an innovative exterior design that helps protects pedestrians in case they come in contact with the vehicle. The Mirage G4 is also equipped with hill start assist, a tire pressure monitoring system and active stability control.
Price and Warranty
The 2018 Mitsubishi Mirage G4 ES has a starting MSRP of $14,395 (plus destination fees) and the 2018 Mitsubishi Mirage G4 SE has a starting MSRP of $17,05 (plus destination fees). One of the best things about Mitsubishi brand is they back all of their models with one of the best warranties in the auto industry. The Mitsubishi Mirage G4 is backed with a five-year or 60,000-mile limited basic warranty and a ten-year or 100,000-mile limited powertrain warranty.