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2020 Mitsubishi Mirage vs. 2019 FIAT 500L Review

New 2020 Mitsubishi Mirage

2020 Mitsubishi
Mirage

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New 2019 FIAT 500L

2019 FIAT
500L

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MSRP*
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$13,995 to $17,295
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$22,160 to $24,570
Invoice* $13,689 to $16,919 $21,705 to $23,958
MPG - City 33 - 36 22
MPG - Hwy 41 - 43 N/A
Engine(s) I-3 Inline-4
Seating Capacity 5 5
Basic Warranty 5 years/60,000 miles 4 years/50,000 miles
Overall Safety Rating** **** Not Tested
Frontal Crash Rating** **** Not Tested
Side Crash Rating** **** Not Tested

**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
Passengers in the back seat will be able to stretch out a lot more in the FIAT 500L than the Mitsubishi Mirage, due to its greater head- and legroom. As far as headroom and legroom go, there's not much difference between the Mitsubishi Mirage and the FIAT 500L in the front seats.

Convenience
You'll be making about the same number of stops at the gas station with the Mitsubishi Mirage as you will with the FIAT 500L, 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 FIAT 500L. 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 carries a much lower Destination Charge than the FIAT 500L.

Dimensions
Since the Mitsubishi Mirage is much slimmer than the FIAT 500L, 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 FIAT 500L.

Drivetrain
The Mitsubishi Mirage has much less torque than the FIAT 500L, which generally means that it won't feel as fast or powerful.

Handling
The Mitsubishi Mirage has a smaller turning radius than the FIAT 500L, allowing you to more easily maneuver in and out of tight spots.

Performance
When it comes to horsepower, the Mitsubishi Mirage is significantly less powerful than the FIAT 500L. 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 FIAT 500L. The Mitsubishi Mirage has significantly less cargo room than the FIAT 500L, which may be a concern if you do a lot of warehouse shopping.

Warranty
You'll have greater peace of mind with the more generous basic warranty of the Mitsubishi Mirage than that of the FIAT 500L.