2017 Mitsubishi Mirage vs 2017 Kia Rio 5-Door
Hatchback cars have become a favorite vehicle choice because they put the "fun" in functional. With their sleek styling, spacious interior, and high efficiency, hatchbacks are a great choice for drivers who commute on a daily basis and like to go on weekend getaways or long road trips. Mitsubishi's Mirage model is a top seller in the hatchback market, but it has plenty of competitors – including the Kia Rio 5-Door. We have put together a comparison between these two models to show you all of the qualities that make the 2017 Mitsubishi Mirage the better buy.
|2017 Mitsubishi Mirage||VS||2017 Kia Rio 5-Door|
|1.2L MIVEC DOHC inline 3-cylinder||Engine||1.6L inline 4-cylinder|
|37 mpg city, 43 mpg highway||Fuel Economy||27 mpg city, 36 mpg highway|
|17.2 / 47.0 cubic feet||Cargo Space||15.0 / 49.8 cubic feet|
2017 Mitsubishi Mirage Engine Power, Fuel Economy, and Driving Range
The 2017 Mitsubishi Mirage model's efficiency can be credited to the 1.2L MIVEC DOHC inline 3-cylinder engine that can be found under the hood. This engine and its collaborating mechanisms allow the subcompact hatchback to deliver the following:
74 lb.-ft. torque
5-speed manual transmission available
Continuously variable transmission (CVT) available
37 mpg-city estimated fuel economy
43 mpg-highway estimated fuel economy
9.2-gallon fuel tank
340.4-city mile estimated driving range
395.6-highway mile estimated driving range
In addition to the efficient engine, the 2017 Mitsubishi Mirage is quite spacious (despite the subcompact classification). The hatchback can legally accommodate up to five passengers very comfortably. Behind the rear seats, the cargo space measures 17.2 cubic feet – which is perfect for everyday gear and bringing home the groceries. For bigger adventures, the rear seats can be folded down to increase the cargo space to 47.0 cubic feet.
To learn more about the 2017 Mitsubishi Mirage, please visit us here at Brooklyn Mitsubishi.