As far as headroom and legroom go, there's not much difference between the Mitsubishi Mirage and the smart fortwo in the front seats.
The Mitsubishi Mirage will require fewer stops at the gas station than the smart fortwo, making it more convenient to drive.
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 Mitsubishi Mirage is somewhat more expensive 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 Mitsubishi Mirage will cost more in transportation costs than the smart fortwo.
Since the Mitsubishi Mirage is much wider than the smart fortwo, finding a wide enough spot in a parking lot may be a bit more challenging. 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.
With somewhat higher torque, the engine of the Mitsubishi Mirage transmits a bit more power to the wheels than the smart fortwo.
The Mitsubishi Mirage has a larger turning radius than the smart fortwo, making it slightly more difficult to maneuver in and out of tight spots.
When it comes to horsepower, the Mitsubishi Mirage is somewhat more powerful than the smart fortwo.
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.
Compare the 2014 Mitsubishi Mirage and the 2013 smart fortwo.
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MSRP*: $12,995 - $14,195
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MSRP*: $12,490 - $14,890
|Cash Back Rebate:||Up to $1,000||Visit Rebate Center|
|Low APR Loan:||As low as 0.00%||As low as 3.24%|
|Lease Incentive:||As low as 4.44%||--|
|Seating Capacity:||5 - 5||2 - 2|
|Basic Warranty:||5 years/60,000 miles||4 years/50,000 miles|
|Safety Rating: Front
|Safety Rating: Side
|Safety Rating: Rear
|Invoice*:||$12,712 - $13,886||$11,616 - $13,848|
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