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For The Mitsubishi Mirage is available with a decently strong 1.2-litre petrol engine and every version emits less than 100g/km of CO2. Safety kit is comprehensive.

Against There’s loads of wind noise and many rivals are better to drive. The interior feels cheap and there’s limited adjustment to the driving position.

Mitsubishi Mirage Hatchback
11 5stars

The Mitsubishi Mirage is hard to recommend when the competition is as strong as it is.

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3.4

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There are 3 Mitsubishi Mirage versions available

Hatchback 1.0 70 MIVEC 1 5dr £9,054
What Car? says:1 stars out of 5
Hatchback 1.2 79 MIVEC 2 5dr £11,054
What Car? says:1 stars out of 5
Hatchback 1.2 79 MIVEC 3 5dr £12,054
What Car? says:1 stars out of 5

Buyer's notes

Target Price team says:

Mitsubishi is offering the Mirage as a five-door only, but there are two three-cylinder petrol engines to choose between: a 1.0-litre and a 1.2.

The 1.0-litre model is rather stingily equipped, so we reckon it’s worth upgrading to the 2-spec 1.2, which adds two extra speakers, rear electric windows and air-conditioning.

There’s also a 3-spec 1.2 that adds alloy wheels, keyless entry, climate control and front and rear parking sensors, but this model pushes the price uncomfortably high.

Reader test team says:

Mitsubishi Mirage Hatchback 1.2 79 MIVEC 3 5dr

I really don't understand the bad reviews...it's hard to imagine an easier to drive and cheaper to run small car to drive around town. Build quality…

Clive Langman

4 out of 5 stars

Mitsubishi Mirage Hatchback 1.0 70 MIVEC 1 5dr

I just don't get the negative reviews. I have never previously had a small car and test drove a number before opting for this one. It does take some…

Clive Langman

4 out of 5 stars

Mitsubishi Mirage Hatchback 1.0 70 MIVEC 1 5dr

This car is a small city run around, its competition feels cheap and slow- without frankly a lot of the competition actually being that cheap. Running…

drew kindsnds

4 out of 5 stars

Mitsubishi Mirage Hatchback 1.0 70 MIVEC 1 5dr

I had the "mivec2" for a few days as a courtesy car whilst my colt was in for work with a main dealer. Have to say it's not often a replacement car is…

anthony green

1 out of 5 stars
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