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2014 Mitsubishi Mirage vs. 2014 Ford Fiesta Review

Comparison Review


Comfort
Due to its greater rear head- and legroom, backseat passengers will be able to stretch out a lot more in the Mitsubishi Mirage than the Ford Fiesta. As far as headroom and legroom go, there's not much difference between the Mitsubishi Mirage and the Ford Fiesta in the front seats.

Convenience
The Ford Fiesta requires fewer visits to the gas station than the Mitsubishi Mirage, making it more convenient to drive.

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). Based on MSRP, the Mitsubishi Mirage is clearly a better financial choice over the Ford Fiesta. Another consideration is the Destination Charge, which is a standard charge for transporting the vehicle to the dealer from where it's built. The Mitsubishi Mirage and the Ford Fiesta have similar Destination Charges.

Dimensions
Since the Mitsubishi Mirage is much slimmer than the Ford Fiesta, it'll be much easier to find a wide enough space in a crowded parking lot. If you go with the Mitsubishi Mirage, you'll have a much easier time finding a large enough space to park than you will with the Ford Fiesta.

Drivetrain
The Mitsubishi Mirage has much less torque than the Ford Fiesta, which generally means that it won't feel as fast or powerful.

Handling
The Mitsubishi Mirage has a significantly smaller turning radius than the Ford Fiesta, allowing much better maneuverability in and out of tight spots.

Performance
When it comes to horsepower, the Mitsubishi Mirage is significantly less powerful than the Ford Fiesta. The good news is that, reportedly, cars with lower horsepower engines often have lower insurance premiums.

Utility
In terms of seating you'll be able to fit the same number of people in both the Mitsubishi Mirage and the Ford Fiesta. With its significantly greater cargo capacity, the Mitsubishi Mirage will be able to haul more equipment or luggage than the Ford Fiesta.

Warranty
You'll have greater peace of mind with the more generous basic warranty of the Mitsubishi Mirage than that of the Ford Fiesta.


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2014 Mitsubishi
Mirage

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MSRP*: $12,995 - $14,195
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2014 Ford
Fiesta

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MSRP*: $14,600 - $21,400
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Cash Back Rebate: Up to $1,000 Up to $750
Low APR Loan: As low as 0.00% As low as 0.00%
Lease Incentive: As low as 4.44% As low as 5.63%
City MPG: 34 26 - 27
Highway MPG: 42 35 - 38
Engine(s): I-3 Inline-4
Seating Capacity: 5 - 5 5 - 5
Basic Warranty: 5 years/60,000 miles 3 years/36,000 miles
Safety Rating: Front
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Safety Rating: Side
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Safety Rating: Rear
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Invoice*: $12,712 - $13,886 $14,053 - $20,598

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