2017 Mitsubishi Mirage vs. 2016 smart fortwo Review

Comparison Review

As far as headroom and legroom go, there's not much difference between the Mitsubishi Mirage and the smart fortwo in the front seats.

With the Mitsubishi Mirage you will definitely be making fewer stops at the gas station than with the smart fortwo, due to its larger tank size and better fuel economy.

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). When looking only at MSRP, the Mitsubishi Mirage will have less of an impact on your bank account than the smart fortwo. Another consideration is the Destination Charge, which is a standard charge for transporting the vehicle to the dealer from where it's built. The Destination Charge for the Mitsubishi Mirage is much higher than that for the smart fortwo.

The Mitsubishi Mirage is about the same width as the smart fortwo. If you go with the Mitsubishi Mirage, you may be circling the block looking for a space large enough to park more often than with the smart fortwo.

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

The Mitsubishi Mirage has a significantly larger turning radius than the smart fortwo, making it much more difficult to maneuver in and out of tight spots.

The Mitsubishi Mirage has less horsepower than the smart fortwo, so it will probably be somewhat slower.

People who frequently chauffeur around a lot of people will appreciate the Mitsubishi Mirage more than the smart fortwo, due to its significantly greater seating capacity. With its significantly greater cargo capacity, the Mitsubishi Mirage will be able to haul more equipment or luggage than the smart fortwo.

You'll have greater peace of mind with the more generous basic warranty of the Mitsubishi Mirage than that of the smart fortwo.

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Compare the 2017 Mitsubishi Mirage and the 2016 smart fortwo.

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2017 Mitsubishi

More Details & Photos New 2017 Mitsubishi Mirage
MSRP*: $12,995 - $16,495

2016 smart

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MSRP*: $14,650 - $18,480
Cash Back Rebate: Up to $750 Up to $1,500
Low APR Loan: As low as 0.00% As low as 0.00%
Lease Incentive: -- --
City MPG: 33 - 37 32
Highway MPG: 41 - 43 --
Engine(s): I-3 I-3
Seating Capacity: 5 - 5 2 - 2
Basic Warranty: 5 years/60,000 miles 4 years/50,000 miles
Invoice*: $12,712 - $16,135 $13,625 - $17,186

Days On Lot: Comparing Ease of Negotiation

Days on Lot measures the average number of days a model sits on a dealer's lot before it's sold. This is one predictor of a dealer's willingness to negotiate.

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*MSRP and Invoice prices displayed do not include applicable gas taxes or destination charges.