Mitsubishi Mirage information: everything you need to know if you own it, are thinking of buying one or just want to find out more about the frugal supermini. Click on the links below for all of CAR magazine’s news, reviews, videos, scoops and spy photos of the Mirage car range. We list the top 10 stories for each model – and where appropriate you can click on ‘More’ to browse even more of our archive.
Replacing the Colt as Mitsubishi’s representative in the sub-supermini field, the five-door-only Mirage can claim to be the most aerodynamic in its class. Sadly, that’s about all it’s got going for it. For more information on the Mirage, click on our further stories on the links below.
60sec road test
This is the answer to the fallacy that there’s no such thing as a bad car anymore. A joyless, poorly finished interior, raucous engine and wobbly handling, among a catalogue of other shortcomings, seal the Mirage’s fate as a car that’s sadly well off the pace. On the upside, that slippery drag coefficient means the Mirage is incredibly good on fuel, and chugs out minimal CO2 for cheap tax rates.
The one we’d buy
The one we’d avoid like the plague
All of them
Rivals to consider
Citroen C1, Hyundai i10, Peugeot 108, Renault Twingo, Seat Mii, Skoda Citigo, Toyota Aygo, VW Up
Extremely efficient, cheap to run, roomy inside, tight turning circle
Just about everything else