2021 Hyundai Elantra HEV vs. 2021 Mitsubishi Mirage G4 | NewCars.com

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2021 Hyundai Elantra HEV vs. 2021 Mitsubishi Mirage G4 Review

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2021 Hyundai
Elantra HEV

MSRP*: $23,550 to $28,100
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2021 Mitsubishi
Mirage G4

MSRP*: $15,295 to $18,195
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Invoice* $22,622 to $26,990 $14,961 to $17,799
MPG - City 49 MPG 33 - 35 MPG
MPG - Hwy 52 MPG 40 - 41 MPG
Seating Capacity 5 seats 5 seats
Cargo Space 14.2 ft3 12.4 ft3
Engine Inline-4 I-3
Transmission Manual Continuously Variable, Manual
Drivetrain Front-wheel Front-wheel
Horsepower 104 hp 78 hp
Exterior Length 184.1 in 169.5 in
Exterior Width 71.9 in 65.7 in
Leg Room Front 42.3 in
Rear 38.0 in
Front 41.7 in
Rear 37.3 in
Head Room Front 38.7 - 40.6 in
Rear 37.3 in
Front 38.9 in
Rear 36.8 in
Basic Warranty 5 years/60,000 miles 5 years/60,000 miles
Overall Safety Rating** ***** Info not available
Frontal Crash Rating** **** Info not available
Side Crash Rating** ***** Info not available

**Vehicle crash and safety data is provided by NHTSA, the National Highway Traffic Safety Administration. The NHTSA testing was established by Congress to reduce highway deaths and injuries.

*MSRP and Invoice prices displayed are for educational purposes only, do not reflect the actual selling price of a particular vehicle, and do not include applicable gas taxes or destination charges.

Comparison Review

Comfort
The Hyundai Elantra HEV offers a bit more room for passengers in the back seat than the Mitsubishi Mirage G4. The Hyundai Elantra HEV will be a favorite with taller drivers due to its greater front head- and legroom than the Mitsubishi Mirage G4.

Convenience
With the Hyundai Elantra HEV you will definitely be making fewer stops at the gas station than with the Mitsubishi Mirage G4, due to its larger tank size and better fuel economy.

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 Hyundai Elantra HEV will definitely make more of a dent in your wallet than the Mitsubishi Mirage G4, which has a much lower MSRP. Another consideration is the Destination Charge, which is a standard charge for transporting the vehicle to the dealer from where it's built. The Hyundai Elantra HEV and the Mitsubishi Mirage G4 have similar Destination Charges.

Dimensions
Since the Hyundai Elantra HEV is much wider than the Mitsubishi Mirage G4, finding a wide enough spot in a parking lot may be a bit more challenging. If you go with the Hyundai Elantra HEV, you may be circling the block looking for a space large enough to park more often than with the Mitsubishi Mirage G4.

Handling
The Hyundai Elantra HEV has a significantly smaller turning radius than the Mitsubishi Mirage G4, allowing much better maneuverability in and out of tight spots.

Performance
When it comes to horsepower, the Hyundai Elantra HEV has a much more powerful engine than the Mitsubishi Mirage G4. However, something you should consider is that higher horsepower engines often command higher insurance premiums.

Powertrain
Due to its much higher torque, the engine of the Hyundai Elantra HEV does a much better job of transmitting power to the wheels than the Mitsubishi Mirage G4.

Utility
In terms of seating you'll be able to fit the same number of people in both the Hyundai Elantra HEV and the Mitsubishi Mirage G4. The Hyundai Elantra HEV has a roomier cargo area for holding your bags or other items than the Mitsubishi Mirage G4.

Warranty
The Hyundai Elantra HEV comes with essentially the same basic warranty as the Mitsubishi Mirage G4.