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2014 Mitsubishi Mirage vs. 2014 Scion xD Review

Comparison Review

Comfort
The Mitsubishi Mirage offers rear passengers about the same space to stretch out as the Scion xD with comparable rear head- and legroom in both vehicles. Offering just a little more front head- and legroom than the Scion xD, the Mitsubishi Mirage 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 Mitsubishi Mirage as you will with the Scion xD, 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). Based on MSRP, the Mitsubishi Mirage is clearly a better financial choice over the Scion xD. 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 will cost more in transportation costs than the Scion xD.

Dimensions
Since the Mitsubishi Mirage is much slimmer than the Scion xD, it'll be much easier to find a wide enough space in a crowded parking lot. The Mitsubishi Mirage is slightly shorter than the Scion xD, which may make it easier to park.

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

Handling
The Mitsubishi Mirage has a significantly smaller turning radius than the Scion xD, 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 Scion xD. 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 Scion xD. With its significantly greater cargo capacity, the Mitsubishi Mirage will be able to haul more equipment or luggage than the Scion xD.

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


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2014 Mitsubishi
Mirage

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MSRP*: $12,995 - $14,195

2014 Scion
xD

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MSRP*: $15,920
Cash Back Rebate: Up to $1,000 Visit Rebate Center
Low APR Loan: As low as 1.90% --
Lease Incentive: -- --
City MPG: 34 27
Highway MPG: 42 --
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 $15,124

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