The Mitsubishi Mirage is an economical subcompact car with fairly generous standard features, a relatively spacious cabin, surprisingly large cargo room and outstanding fuel economy. Available as a hatchback or the G4 sedan, the Mirage offers inexpensive transportation, a pleasant interior, comfortable front row accommodations, important standard and available safety features and a 10-year warranty coverage program that's among the industry's best. Standard features like keyless entry, push-button start, electric power-assisted steering, Android Auto and Apple CarPlay make the Mirage a good
Mitsubishi gave the exterior of the 2021 Mirage a light styling refresh. It now has a large Dynamic Shield grille design, bold, sporty and more distinctive bumpers in front and rear, stylish new LED headlight designs, front fog lights, a refined, aerodynamic, body design, lip spoiler, wide back bumper, horizontal L-shaped LED taillights running across the rear, LED brake lights, a single stainless steel exhaust, 15-inch two-tone alloy wheels and a new more modernized, sporty stance. Together they give Mitsubishi's 2021 Mirage the planted, stable, visually-sharp appearance of its new design language.
The redesigned interior of the 2021 Mirage is surprisingly elegant, roomy, comfortable and has key infotainment and connectivity features. There's push-button start, a 7-inch touchscreen, Bluetooth connectivity for hands-free phone calls, Apple CarPlay, Android Auto, four-speaker audio system, auxiliary input jack, front USB port and AM/FM/CD/MP3 player with integrated roof antenna. There's a Piano Black leather steering wheel with steering wheel controls, manual tilt steering column, heated front bucket seats, 6-way adjustable driver seat, 4-way movable passenger seat, 60-40 front facing folding rear bench seating, day-night rearview mirror, metal-Look interior accents, 12 volt DC power outlet and automatic air conditioning.
The 2021 Mitsubishi Mirage has generous cargo room. When all of the seats are in place, it has a cargo capacity of 17 cubic feet. However, when its 60/40 split folding rear seats are lowered, its cargo space expands to about 47 cubic feet. This is among the largest cargo capacities for any car in its class. Add its in-floor storage, bins on the driver and passenger doors and cargo space lights and the 2021 Mitsubishi Mirage makes it easy to haul a week's worth of groceries, your children's sports or music gear or anything else you want to move back and forth.
The Mitsubishi Mirage hatchback and G4 sedan are powered by a 1.2-liter three-cylinder MIVEC engine that is able to generate only 78 horsepower. Its modest horsepower output produces 74 pound-feet of torque. On the base model Mirage, the 3-cylinder engine is paired with a nice five-speed manual transmission. However, all of the other trims come with a continuously variable transmission. Together they produce astounding mileage per gallon of fuel. The powertrain on all of the Mitsubishi Mirage models is a front wheel drive.
The Mitsubishi Mirage delivers excellent performance. Whether mountain driving, freeway driving, navigating narrow city streets and maneuvering sharp corners and parking in tight spaces, with its city-smart size, the Mitsubishi Mirage handles it with ease. It isn't the fastest, going from zero to 60 in 10.6 seconds, but it makes both errands or adventures lots of fun. Active Stability Control system and anti-lock braking helps it grip slippery roads and keep the car under control. Its Hill Start Assist feature helps the Mirage accelerate up steep inclines without rolling backwards. It maneuvers wall, has leisurely acceleration and average steering response.
The Mirage comes with several great driver-assistance and safety features as standard equipment. They include electric power-assist steering, electronic stability control, driveline and ABS traction control, driver and front passenger dual-stage airbags and seat-mounted dual-stage side airbags, side impact beams, driver knee airbag, first and second row curtain airbags, 3-point safety belts and rear child safety locks. Plus this affordable subcompact has a back-up camera, automated emergency braking, pedestrian detection and available lane departure warning, plus automatic high-beam headlamps. And it has high crash test, rollover and overall safety ratings.
The Mitsubishi Mirage is available in three different trim levels. They are the base model ES, the LE and the top of the line SE. Plus. there's a new Carbonite Edition.
The ES trim comes with a brand new dynamic shield design, 14-inch steel wheels that have plastic covers, power-adjustable folding side mirrors, 7-inch infotainment touch screen, 7-inch link display audio system for smartphones, Android Auto and Apple CarPlay integration, Bluetooth connectivity, AM/FM/HD radio, 4-speaker sound system and a USB port. Plus, it has height-adjustable steering wheel, 5-speed manual transmission, cruise control, 6-way manually-adjustable driver's seat, a 4-way manually-adjustable passenger seat, redesigned front arm rests, soft-touch cloth high-touch areas, sporty carbon fiber power window switch trim, power windows and locks, cloth upholstery and automatic climate control. Its safety features include 7 airbags, hill-start assist, forward-collision mitigation and stability control.
The LE trim has most of the ES trim features plus a Continuously Variable Transmission and 14-inch alloy wheels.
Mitsubishi has added a Carbonite Edition to the Mirage lineup for 2021. It features a racier-looking body kit, new front grille, front and side air dam and b-pillar decal. It's redesigned rear air dam has carbon-pattern surfaces and contrasting red accents. This gives the 2021 Mirage a sportier, upscale, urban appearance. Its standard safety equipment includes automated emergency braking, pedestrian detection, Android Auto and Apple CarPlay. Plus, the Carbonite Edition Mitsubishi Mirage comes in several unique, exciting colors. They are Sand Yellow, Wine Red Metallic, Starlight Silver Metallic,
White Diamond, Mystic Black Metallic and Infrared Metallic.
The top-of-the-line SE trim comes with LED headlights, daytime running lights and fog lights, 15-inch two-tone finished alloy wheels, fast-key push-button start, leather-wrapped steering wheel and shift knob, leather, fabric and synthetic combination seats, heated front seats, driver's arm rest, CD/MP3 player and a Rockford Fosgate 300-watt audio system. Safety and driver assistance features on this trim include lane departure warning, automatic high beams and front and rear parking sensors. Some of the SE trim's elegant interior improvements are a cargo mat, a cargo net and LED blue ambient cabin lighting.
People buying a 2021 Mitsubishi Mirage have an array of excellent available features they can add to their car to personalize it and give it the unique look they want. Some of the features they can add to customize the exterior of their Mirage to match their style and create the look they want include:
Mitsubishi offers many unique interior enhancements you can add to your 2021 Mirage so you can create the exact look, feel and ambiance that can help you to better enjoy all of the short trips and far away vacation adventures you take in your Mirage. Some of those enhancements include:
These are just a few of the enhancements the team at Tim's Truck can add to your 2021 Mitsubishi Mirage to help you to enjoy riding in it even more.
If you want an affordable car with a modern, appealing appearance, the key safety and driver-assistance features and a pleasant driving experience, contact Tim's Truck to get a test drive of a Mitsubishi Mirage. The car provides a smooth ride, has quick to respond brakes, a stylish, roomy, comfortable interior, infotainment, communications, safety and convenience technology, automatic continuously variable transmission and can take you anywhere you want to go without putting too big a dent in your finances. The Mitsubishi Mirage is the ideal subcompact car and is a great value that's appealing to savvy car shoppers.
Whether you are a budget-conscious college student, just joined the workforce and need reliable transportation or are simply a wise adult who doesn't need an expensive car to validate their worth, the Mitsubishi Mirage is a smart buy. With its attractive sporty looks, comfortable interior, good cargo capacity, excellent maneuverability, quality features and available optional equipment and extraordinary gas mileage even for the compact car segment, it is worth taking a closer look. The team of automotive experts at Tim's Truck will gladly show you the entire Mitsubishi Mirage lineup. Just call or visit them today.
*By appointment only
*By appointment only