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2014 Mazda Mazda2 vs. 2014 Mitsubishi Mirage Review

Comparison Review

Comfort
Passengers in the back seat will feel a little more squished in the Mazda Mazda2 than in the Mitsubishi Mirage, due to the Mazda Mazda2's smaller rear head- and legroom. Offering just a little more front head- and legroom than the Mitsubishi Mirage, the Mazda Mazda2 may be a little roomier and more comfortable for the driver and front seat passengers.

Convenience
You'll be making about the same number of stops at the gas station with the Mazda Mazda2 as you will with the Mitsubishi Mirage, as they get the same number of miles per tank of gas.

Cost
There are a lot of factors to consider when calculating the overall cost of a vehicle. The main consideration is Manufacturer's Suggested Retail Price (MSRP). The Mazda Mazda2 is somewhat more expensive than the Mitsubishi Mirage. Another consideration is the Destination Charge, which is a standard charge for transporting the vehicle to the dealer from where it's built. The Mazda Mazda2 and the Mitsubishi Mirage have similar Destination Charges.

Dimensions
The Mazda Mazda2 is a little wider than the Mitsubishi Mirage, so getting in and out of the car in a crowded parking lot may be a little more of a squeeze. For some people, bigger is better. If that's the case for you, then you'll be happier with the Mazda Mazda2, which is slightly longer than the Mitsubishi Mirage.

Drivetrain
With somewhat higher torque, the engine of the Mazda Mazda2 transmits a bit more power to the wheels than the Mitsubishi Mirage.

Handling
The Mazda Mazda2 has a larger turning radius than the Mitsubishi Mirage, making it slightly more difficult to maneuver in and out of tight spots.

Performance
When it comes to horsepower, the Mazda Mazda2 has a much more powerful engine than the Mitsubishi Mirage. However, something you should consider is that higher horsepower engines often command higher insurance premiums.

Utility
In terms of seating you'll be able to fit the same number of people in both the Mazda Mazda2 and the Mitsubishi Mirage. The Mazda Mazda2 has significantly less cargo room than the Mitsubishi Mirage, which may be a concern if you do a lot of warehouse shopping.

Warranty
The basic warranty of the Mazda Mazda2 is not as nearly as extensive as that of the Mitsubishi Mirage.


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2014 Mazda
Mazda2

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MSRP*: $14,720 - $16,210

2014 Mitsubishi
Mirage

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MSRP*: $12,995 - $14,195
Cash Back Rebate: Visit Rebate Center Up to $1,000
Low APR Loan: As low as 0.00% As low as 0.00%
Lease Incentive: -- As low as 5.14%
City MPG: 29 34
Highway MPG: 35 --
Engine(s): Inline-4 I-3
Seating Capacity: 5 - 5 5 - 5
Basic Warranty: 3 years/36,000 miles 5 years/60,000 miles
Safety Rating: Front
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Safety Rating: Side
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Safety Rating: Rear
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Invoice*: $14,535 - $16,005 $12,712 - $13,886

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