MITSUBISHI MIRAGE VS CHEVROLET SPARK

2022 Mitsubishi Mirage vs. 2022 Chevy
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2022 Mitsubishi Mirage vs. 2022 Chevy Spark

If you have been looking for a compact hatchback, you've likely considered the Mitsubishi Mirage and Chevrolet Spark. As you are looking around Minneapolis, St. Paul, and White Bear Lake to find the right compact hatchback, you want to be sure to come by and test drive the 2022 Mitsubishi Mirage. You'll see why it is the right choice.

Economic Perks

Jack Gillis' The Car Book declares that the 2022 Mitsubishi Mirage is cheaper to operate than the Spark. The average repairs on the Mirage cost less than the Spark. Another economic advantage for the Mirage is that it gets an average of 39 miles per gallon (mpg), whereas the Spark gets an average mpg of 33.

Convenience, Luxury, and Ergonomics

Here is where many of the Mirage perks are clear, Mirage offers the following features, the Spark does not:

  • Remote Starting System.
  • Power Windows.
  • Power Locks.
  • Standard FAST-key allows you to unlock the trunk and driver's door and start the engine without removing a key.
  • Automatic dimming headlights.
  • Automatic rear view mirror dimming option.
  • Standard center folding armrest in the rear seat in the G4.
  • Automatic climate control Air Conditioner.
  • Rear Seat Heating Vents.
  • Standard Voice Command.
  • Standard Apple CarPlay and Android Auto.

Space

The 2022 Mitsubishi Mirage comes in hatchback and sedan body styles whereas the Spark is only available as a hatch.  Both models are compact, making it easy to maneuver through congested city streets. The Mirage has 3.2 feet more passenger and more cargo room available. With rear seats up, the Mirage offers 17.1 cubic feet vs the Spark's 11.1 cubic feet. With seats down, the Mirage affords you 47 cubic feet vs the Spark's 27.2 cubic feet of cargo volume.

Stability and Handling

The Mirage offers impressive handling with a front stabilizer bar. This model comes in with a 2.6-inch longer wheelbase and 2.1-inch wider front wheelbase and 1.5-inch wider rear wheelbase. Turning is also easier in the Mirage with a 3.6 foot tighter turning circle and 100-200-lb lighter chassis.

Warranty Differences

New Vehicle Limited Warranty is where Mitsubishi outshines Chevy. Chevy has a 3-year/36,000-mile basic warranty and a 5-year/60,000-mile powertrain warranty while the Mirage comes with a 5-year/60,000-mile basic warranty and a 10-year/100,000-mile powertrain warranty. Both vehicles come with 100,000-mile corrosion warranties, but Mitsubishi extends its warranty by one year.

Safety

Safety is important regardless of what model you decide to buy. Both vehicles offer the same airbag configurations and front seatbelt pretensioners, height adjustable seatbelts, traction control, electronic stability, four-wheel antilock brakes, rearview cameras and lane departure warning systems. However, the Mirage also offers park assist sensors to warn the driver about obstacles and pedestrians behind or in front of the vehicle. The Mirage has also earned a 4-star safety rating from the NHTSA.   

If you have further questions about the 2022 Mitsubishi Mirage, come by and take a test drive and ask our helpful and friendly staff about how you can make this model your new ride at White Bear Mitsubishi

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