The new 2015 Mitsubishi Mirage gets two distinct ratings here in the U.S. This non-hybrid car achieves the best gasoline mileage rating in the U.S. It’s also the most affordable new small car to hit U.S. showrooms this year. It’s priced less than the average cost of a used car or truck. Jus t how fuel-efficient is the new Mirage?
Mirage gets best-in-class fuel economy
The all-new 2015 Mirage offers best-in-class fuel economy with an EPA rating of 37 mpg city/44 mpg highway/40 mpg combined (CVT-equipped models; 5-speed manual transmission model delivers an EPA fuel economy rating of 34 mpg city/42 mpg highway/37 mpg combined). That’s better than any non-hybrid gas powered car in America.
How does Mirage do it?
The new Mirage accomplished best in-class fuel economy by having a low 0.28 drag coefficient because of the Mirage’s clean and aerodynamic exterior styling. It’s powered by a 1.2-liter three-cylinder DOHC engine that produces 74 bhp and 74 lb.-ft. of torque. The engine is the latest version of Mitsubishi Innovative Valve timing Electronic Control (MIVEC) variable valve-timing system that maximizes fuel efficiency and power output while reducing emissions.
What small non-hybrid cars does Mirage beat?
The 2015 Mirage beat out all other in its class and topped the 2014 Scion iQ base, 2014 Chevrolet Spark 1LT Automatic, 2014 Nissan Versa SV, 2015 Honda Fit LX w/ CVT, 2014 Nissan Versa Note SV, 2014 Toyota Prius c One, 2014 Toyota Yaris LE 3 Door, 2014 Mazda Mazda2 Sport w/ auto and 2014 Ford Fiesta SE Sedan.
2015 Mitsubishi Mirage DE Automatic is affordable
The 2015 Mitsubishi Mirage DE Automatic has a low sticker price of $15,115 with options plus destination and is one of the most affordable new small cars in America. Cars.com recently named the new Mirage “the most affordable vehicle shoppers can buy.” The editors took into account minimum feature requirements with Bluetooth capability, USB port, power windows and door locks, as well as destination fees and anticipated five-year fuel costs to calculate the most affordable vehicle to buy and own. The 2015 Mitsubishi Mirage came out on top.
The new 2015 Mitsubishi Mirage is not only gets best fuel economy of any non-hybrid car in America, but it’s also affordable to buy and own. See how you can get a $750 factory rebate on a new 2015 Mirage.
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