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2020 Mitsubishi Mirage vs. 2020 Honda Civic Si Review

New 2020 Mitsubishi Mirage

2020 Mitsubishi
Mirage

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New 2020 Honda Civic Si

2020 Honda
Civic Si

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MSRP*
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$13,995 to $17,295
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$25,200 to $25,400
Invoice* $13,689 to $16,919 $23,405 to $23,590
MPG - City 33 - 36 26
MPG - Hwy 41 - 43 N/A
Engine(s) I-3 Inline-4
Seating Capacity 5 5
Basic Warranty 5 years/60,000 miles 3 years/36,000 miles
Overall Safety Rating** **** *****
Frontal Crash Rating** **** ****
Side Crash Rating** **** *****

**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 Mitsubishi Mirage offers a bit more room for passengers in the back seat than the Honda Civic Si. The Mitsubishi Mirage will be a favorite with taller drivers due to its greater front head- and legroom than the Honda Civic Si.

Convenience
The Honda Civic Si requires fewer visits to the gas station than the Mitsubishi Mirage, making it more convenient to drive.

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 Honda Civic Si. 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 Honda Civic Si.

Dimensions
Since the Mitsubishi Mirage is much slimmer than the Honda Civic Si, 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 Honda Civic Si.

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

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

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