2018 Mitsubishi Mirage G4
Considered one of the most inexpensive new vehicles, the 2018 Mitsubishi Mirage G4 is the sedan alternative to the Mitsubishi Mirage subcompact four-door hatchback. For buyers looking for simplicity and convenience, the 2018 Mitsubishi Mirage is the perfect option.
Avail. Engine Type
Offered in just two trims, the Mirage G4 ES and Mirage G4 SE, both share the same 1.2-liter three-cylinder engine that produces 78 horsepower and 74 lb-ft of torque. The base trim, the Mirage G4 ES, offers buyers the option of a five-speed manual transmission or a continuously variable automatic transmission (CVT), while the Mirage G4 SE is only available with the CVT. Both Mirage G4 trims have the same suspension, which is a MacPherson type strut front suspension and a Torsion Beam transmission in the rear.
The Mirage G4 is a small car that has a very fuel efficient engine, so drivers save a lot of money in fuel costs. Fuel economy for the Mirage G4 is 35 mpg in the city and 41 on the highway and a combined city/highway fuel economy of 37 mpg, and according to fueleconomy.gov, in comparison to the average vehicle, when driving the Mirage G4 the average driver saves $2,000 in fuel costs over five years.
The 2018 Mitsubishi Mirage G4 exterior features are attractive and handsomely detailed. The Mirage G4 ES and SE trims both share exterior features like Halogen headlights, rear combination tail lights, high mount rear stop light, color-keyed front and rear bumpers, dark chrome grille accents, and front windshield variable intermittent wipers. Features only available on the base ES trim are the 14-inch steel wheels with wheel covers, and a temporary spare tire. Available features only on the SE trim include, fog lights, color-keyed folding side-view mirrors with turn indicators, 15-inch dark chrome alloy wheels, 175/55r15 tires and the SE badge.
The 2018 Mitsubishi Mirage G4 interior offers convenience and functionality. Standard features on the base Mirage G4 ES include a 4-way adjustable driver’s seat, urethane steering wheel and shift knob, silver shift panel which is only available with the CVT option, and remote hood and fuel door release levers. Buyers interested in the higher trim level, the Mirage G4 SE includes a 6-way adjustable driver’s seat, 4-way adjustable front passenger seat, rear seat pass through paired with two cup holders on each armrest.
Shared features on the Mirage G4 ES and SE are leather-wrapped steering wheel and shift knob, and driver/passenger sun visors with driver’s side vanity mirror, lid and ticket holder.
Both Mitsubishi Mirage G4 trims are equipped with exceptional entertainment features. Standard features on the Mirage G4 ES trim include a 7.0-inch touch panel display audio system, AM/FM audio system, and digital HD radio. The Mirage G4 SE comes standard with a 6.5-inch smartphone link display audio (SDA) system, Apple Carplay and Android Auto compatibility, AM/FM/CD/MP3 audio system, cruise control and steering wheel voice controls. Available features offered on both trims are Bluetooth wireless technology, USB port, ECO indicator light, steering wheel audio and phone controls.
Safety Features and Warranty
The Mitsubishi Mirage G4 does not disappoint in terms of safety, which is the most important feature to some buyers. Both Mirage G4 trims have the same safety features like Hill start assist (HSA), an anti-lock braking system (ABS) with electronic brakeforce distribution (EBD) and Brake Assist (BA). Furthermore, both trims also share active stability control (ASC), tire pressure monitoring system (TPMS), Advanced dual-stage SRS front airbags, side curtain and driver’s knee airbags.
The starting price for the 2018 Mitsubishi Mirage G4 ES $14,395 (plus destination fee) when equipped with a manual transmission and $15,595 (plus destination fee) when equipped with the CVT transmission. The 2018 Mitsubishi Mirage G4 SE has a starting price of $17,095 (plus destination fee).
The 2018 Mitsubishi Mirage G4 is backed by a limited basic warranty for five years or 60,000 miles and a limited powertrain warranty for 10 years or 100,000 miles.