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2014 Mitsubishi Mirage 2015 Volkswagen Golf 2015 Honda Fit
Man DE
  • Man DE
  • CVT DE
  • Man ES
  • CVT ES
2dr HB Man TSI S
  • 2dr HB Man Launch Edition
  • 2dr HB Man TSI S
  • 2dr HB Auto TSI S
  • 4dr HB Auto TSI S
  • 4dr HB Man TSI S w/Sunroof
  • 4dr HB Man TDI S
  • 4dr HB Auto TSI S w/Sunroof
  • 4dr HB DSG TDI S
  • 4dr HB Auto TSI SE
  • 4dr HB Man TDI SE
  • 4dr HB DSG TDI SE
  • 4dr HB Auto TSI SEL
  • 4dr HB Man TDI SEL
  • 4dr HB DSG TDI SEL
LX CVT
  • LX Manual
  • LX CVT
  • EX Manual
  • EX CVT
  • EX-L CVT
  • EX-L CVT with Navigation

Prices

MSRP $12,995 $18,995 $16,325
Invoice $12,712 $18,325 $15,895
Avg. Paid $13,661 $19,394 $17,213

U.S. News Scores

Overall 6.5 9.2 9.1
Critics' Rating 6.2 9.4 9.4
Performance 6.5 8.2 7.8
Interior 6.5 8.4 8.7
Safety 8.5 10.0 9.5
Reliability 3.0 N/A N/A

Pros & Cons

Pros
  • Superb fuel economy
  • Tight turning radius
  • Low price
  • Long warranty
  • Exceptional cargo space
  • Top-notch interior materials
  • Golf TDI’s excellent fuel economy
  • Long-haul comfortable front seats
  • Nimble handling
  • Large, versatile cargo area
  • Great fuel economy ratings
  • Roomy back seat
  • Comfortable, composed ride
Cons
  • Numb steering
  • Modestly-powered engine
  • Plain-Jane interior
  • Small touch-screen display
  • Few driver assistance features
  • Noisy engine
  • Confusing touch-screen audio system

General Specs

Transmission Manual Manual Automatic
Drivetrain Front Wheel Drive Front Wheel Drive Front Wheel Drive
Fuel/Engine Regular Unleaded I-3 1.2 L/73 Intercooled Turbo Regular Unleaded I-4 1.8 L/110 Regular Unleaded I-4 1.5 L/91
MPG 34 City / 42 Hwy N/A 33 City / 41 Hwy

Exterior

Body

Body Style Hatchback Hatchback Hatchback

Dimensions

Wheelbase(in) 96.5 103.8 99.6
Length, Overall (in) 148.8 167.5 160
Width, Max w/o mirrors (in) 65.6 70.5 67
Height, Overall (in) 59.1 57.2 60

Doors & Windows

Rear Defrost Standard Standard Standard
Power Windows Standard Standard Standard

Exterior Features

Rear Spoiler Standard Optional Standard

Measurements

Base Curb Weight (lbs) 1973 2901 2544

Tires & Wheels

Tires - Front All-Season Standard Standard Standard
Tires - Front Performance Optional
Tires - Rear All-Season Standard Standard Standard
Tires - Rear Performance Optional
Compact Spare Tire Standard Standard
Full Size Spare Tire Standard
Tire Pressure Monitoring System Standard Standard Standard
Aluminum Wheels Optional Standard Optional
Wheel Locks Optional Optional
Steel Wheels Standard Standard
Wheel Covers Standard Standard

Interior

Convenience & Comfort

Alarm Standard Standard
Back-Up Camera Standard
Cruise Control Standard Standard
Vehicle Anti-Theft System Standard Standard Standard
Fog Lamps Optional Optional
Auto-Off Headlights Standard Standard
Interior Cargo Shade Standard Standard Optional
Keyless Start Optional
Rear Parking Aid Optional
Remote Engine Start Optional
Adjustable Steering Wheel Standard Standard Standard
Steering Wheel Controls Standard Standard
Leather Wrapped Steering Wheel Standard Optional
Trip Computer Standard Standard Standard
Intermittent Wipers Standard Standard Standard
Variable Speed Intermittent Wipers Standard Standard
Front Floor Mats Standard Standard Optional
Keyless Entry Standard Standard Standard
Power Door Locks Standard Standard Standard
Heated Mirrors Standard
Power Driver Mirror Standard Standard Standard
Driver Vanity Mirror Standard Standard Standard
Driver Illuminated Vanity Mirror Standard
Passenger Vanity Mirror Standard Standard
Passenger Illuminated Visor Mirror Standard
Power Steering Standard Standard Standard

Dimensions

Passenger Capacity 5 5 5
Passenger Volume (cu. ft.) 86.1 93.5 95.7
Front Head Room (in) 39.1 38.4 39.5
Front Leg Room (in) 41.7 41.2 41.4
Front Shoulder Room (in) 51.7 55.9 54.8
Front Hip Room (in) 48.9 51.5
Second Head Room (in) 37.3 38.1 37.5
Second Leg Room (in) 34 35.6 39.3
Second Shoulder Room (in) 51 53.9 52.6
Second Hip Room (in) 49 45.1
Cargo Volume with Rear Seat Down (cu. ft.) 47 52.7 52.7

Entertainment

AM/FM Stereo Standard Standard Standard
Auxiliary Audio Input Standard Standard Standard
CD Player Standard Standard Standard
MP3 Player Standard Standard Standard
Satellite Radio Standard

Heating & Cooling

Climate Control Standard
A/C Standard Standard Standard

Navigation & Communication

Onboard Hands-Free Communications System Standard
Wireless Cell Phone Hookup Optional Standard Standard

Seats

Cloth Seats Standard Standard
Premium Synthetic Seats Standard
Driver Lumbar Standard
Passenger Lumbar Standard
Pass-Through Rear Seat Standard Standard Standard
2nd Row Bench Seat Standard Standard Standard
Bucket Seats Standard Standard Standard

Safety

Airbags

Driver Air Bag Standard Standard Standard
Passenger Air Bag Standard Standard Standard
Side Head Air Bag Standard Standard Standard
Rear Head Air Bag Standard Standard Standard
Side Air Bag Standard Standard Standard

Brakes

4-Wheel ABS Standard Standard Standard
4-Wheel Disc Brakes Standard
Front Disc/Rear Drum Brakes Standard Standard

Safety Features

Brake Assist Standard Standard Standard
Electronic Stability Control Standard Standard Standard
Daytime Running Lights Standard Standard
Child Safety Locks Standard Standard
Integrated Turn Signal Mirrors Standard
Traction Control Standard Standard Standard

Mechanical

Engine & Performance

Front Wheel Drive Standard Standard Standard
3 Cylinder Engine Standard
4 Cylinder Engine Standard Standard
Turbocharged Standard
Engine Type Regular Unleaded I-3 Intercooled Turbo Regular Unleaded I-4 Regular Unleaded I-4
Displacement 1.2 L/73 1.8 L/110 1.5 L/91
Horsepower (Net @ RPM) 74 @ 6000 170 @ 6200 130 @ 6600
Torque (Net @ RPM) 74 @ 4000 184 @ 1500 114 @ 4600
Transmission Manual w/OD Manual w/OD CVT w/OD
Turning diameter 30.2 35.8 35.1

Fuel

Gasoline Fuel Standard Standard Standard
EPA Fuel Economy Est - City (MPG) 34 33
EPA Fuel Economy Est - Hwy (MPG) 42 41
Fuel Tank Capacity, Approx (gal) 9.2 13.2 10.6

Suspension

Suspension Type - Front Strut Strut Strut
Suspension Type - Rear Torsion Beam Multi-Link Torsion Beam
Suspension Type - Front (Cont.) Strut Strut Strut
Suspension Type - Rear (Cont.) Torsion Beam Multi-Link Torsion Beam

Transmission

Automatic Standard
Continuously Variable Trans Standard
Manual Standard Standard
5-Speed Manual Standard Standard