Mirage is a small, easy vehicle that is very popular in cities. Demand for this car is always high in the market, but Mitsubishi decided to skip the 2016 model of Mirage and bring an updated model which is known as 2017 Mitsubishi Mirage. Everyone though the Japanese automaker will discontinue this model but later they showed the 2017 version of Los Angeles Auto Show. This new model will appear with a lot of changes both in outside and inside including some tweaks in the power train. So it would be a lucrative model for daily commuter who are looking for a good-looking car with high performance.
2017 Mitsubishi Mirage: Changes
The Japanese automaker is hoping that its excellent fuel efficiency and decent price structure will help it to gain more popularity in the market. It would cover the various type of market including the American market where Mirage has a good demand. Mitsubishi would launch three variant of Mirage, which will know as ES, SE, and GT. The facelift it will get won’t be a complete restyling although there would be many upgradations but it will carry some of its old deficiency.
Rival of Mirage
Although this 2017 Mirage model has a good popularity in the market but it would face many competitors in the market that are ready take away its position. These rivals are:
- Smart Fortwo
- Fiat 500
2017 Mitsubishi Mirage: Exterior and Interior
2017 Mitsubishi Mirage would geta decent amount of restyling although it lacks the spark that should have been present. The overall dimension of this car will stay around 96.5 inches in wheelbase, 149.4 inches in length, 65.6 inches in width and 59.4 inches in height. Apart from this Mirage would look much more appealing that its predecessor and it will get new grille and headlight for enhancement.
Mitsubishi has brought many changes in the interior that have enhanced the look of the cabin. Seat material and the steering wheel have been updated which is a very good sign. Apart from this infotainment, cluster gauge, shift panel has been improved by adding new technologies. Mirage will get Android Auto and Apple CarPlay feature as an added feature.
2017 Mitsubishi Mirage: Power Train
The 2017 Mitsubishi Mirage will be powered by a 1.2 liter three cylinder power unit that has the capability to produce 78 HP and 74 lb-ft. This engine will be mated to a five-speed manual transmission which is a little bit downside for this car. Although this deficit would be covered with its excellent fuel efficiency which will be around 44 mpg on the highway. The suspension will also get many improvements that will improve the riding experience.
2017 Mitsubishi Mirage: Price and Availability
Starting price of this Mitsubishi Mirage 2017 will stay around $13,830 although Mitsubishi hasn’t revealed the exact release date but experts are suggesting that it would be released by the mid of 2016.