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2015 Mitsubishi Mirage At-A-Glance (Press Release)

2015 Mitsubishi Mirage At-A-Glance
What’s New for 2015

  • Chrome interior accent trim for the HVAC and audio panels (all models)
  • Interior seat fabric upgrade (ES model)
  • Side view mirrors with turn indicators (ES models)
  • Rear-mounted short pole antenna (all models)

With a starting MSRP of only $12,995*, the 2015 Mitsubishi Mirage 5-door sub-compacts the most fuel-efficient non-hybrid gasoline vehicle available in America today with an EPA fuel mileage rating of up to 37 mpg city/44 mpg highway/40 mpg combined**.

The Mirage’s exceptional fuel efficiency and fun-to-drive character have helped it capture numerous awards and accolades including:

  • #1 ranking in’s “New Cars for Penny Pinchers”
  • “Best All-Around Performance” and “Best Environmental Performance” in the Mini-Compact Class by the Automotive Science Group
  • Named to the American Council for an Energy-Efficient Economy (ACEEE) “Greenest Vehicles” list

Equipped with Mitsubishi Innovative Valve timing Electronic Control (MIVEC) variable valve-timing system, the 1.2-liter 3-cylinder DOHC engine produces 74 bhp and 74 lb.-ft. of torque – the lightweight 2015 Mirage sports a better power-to-weight ratio than the Chevrolet Spark – with a choice of either a smooth-shifting 5-speed manual or the advanced continuously-variable transmission (CVT) with Idle Neutral Logic.

The Mirage’s excellent efficiency can be attributed to numerous engineering and design features including an extremely low-drag exterior(Cd of only 0.28), Electric Power Steering (EPS), a strong but lightweight body/chassis fortified by Mitsubishi Motors’  patented high-tech Reinforced Impact Safety Evolution (RISE) impact-absorbing safety cell technology.

Standard safety features included on every 2015 Mirage are seven (7) air bags including driver’s knee air bag; Electronic Brake-force Distribution (EBD) and Brake Assist, a Tire Pressure Monitoring System (TPMS); and Active Stability Control (ASC) with Traction Control Logic (TCL).

Every 2015 Mirage includes one of the best protection plans in the entire auto industry: 10-year/100,000-mile powertrain limited warranty; a fully transferable 5-year/60,000-mile new vehicle limited warranty; 7-year/100,000 mile anti-corrosion/perforation limited warranty; and 5-year/unlimited mileage roadside assistance program

Available fun exterior paint hues for the 2015 Mirage include Sapphire Blue, Kiwi Green, Infra Red, Plasma Purple, Cloud White, Mystic Black, Starlight Silver and Thunder Gray.

Key Specifications

Wheelbase: 96.5 in.
Length: 148.8 in.
Height: 59.1 in.
Width: 65.6 in.
Engine: 1.2-liter DOHC MIVEC 3-cylinder engine
Horsepower: 74 bhp @ 6000 rpm
Torque: 74 lb.-ft. @ 4000 rpm
Transmission: 5-speed manual or continuously-variable transmission (CVT)
Fuel Economy: CVT – 37 mpg city/44 mpg highway (40 mpg combined)
5-speed manual – 34 mpg city/42 mpg highway (37 mpg combined)

Pricing (MSRP)

  • 2015 Mirage DE with 5-speed manual transmission – $12,995
  • 2015 Mirage DE with continuously-variable transmission (CVT) – $14,095
  • 2015 Mirage ES with 5-speed manual transmission – $14,295
  • 2015 Mirage ES with continuously-variable transmission (CVT) – $15,395
  • 2015 Mirage ES with CVT and Navigation Package – $16,295

Major Standard Features (DE Model) 

  • 4 speaker 140-watt AM/FM/CD/MP3 with USB/iPod® input
  • RISE (Reinforced Impact Safety Evolution) chassis safety cell construction
  • Body colored side mirrors, door handles and tailgate handle
  • Electric Power Steering (EPS)
  • Power windows with driver’s side auto-up/down
  • Tilt steering
  • Split folding rear seat
  • Halogen headlamps with auto-off
  • Rear spoiler
  • 165/65R14 low rolling-resistance tires
  • Automatic climate control
  • Rear heater floor ducts
  • Cargo area cover
  • Piano black center console trim
  • Keyless entry with panic alarm
  • Rear wiper/washer
  • Multi-information meter display
  • ECO indicator
  • Dual-stage front air bag SRS with front passenger occupant sensors, curtain side air bags, driver’s knee air bag, and front seat mounted side air bags
  • Anti-lock brakes (ABS) with Electronic Brake-force Distribution (EBD)
  • Active Stability Control (ASC) with Traction Control Logic (TCL)
  • Tire Pressure Monitoring System (TPMS)
  • Hill Start Assist (CVT only)

ES adds over DE:

  • One-Touch Start/Stop (OSS) engine switch
  • FAST-key passive entry
  • Power side mirrors with turn indicators
  • Bluetooth® hand-free phone system
  • Cruise control
  • Steering wheel-mounted audio controls
  • Leather-wrapped steering wheel and shift knob
  • 14-in. alloy wheels
  • Fog lamps
  • Seat height adjustor
  • Silver interior accents
  • Upgraded seat fabric

Mirage Options:

Navigation Package (ES model) adds: SD card-based navigation system; rearview camera system.

Exterior Package adds: Front bumper corner extensions; side sill extensions; rear bumper corner extensions, exhaust finisher.

Chrome Package adds: Fog light garnish; lower grille garnish; tailgate garnish, meter hood garnish.

LED Illumination Package adds: Floor LED illumination (blue); console LED illumination (blue).

Parking Assist Package adds: Front and rear park assist sensors.

Protection Package adds: Color-keyed front & rear mudguards; rear bumper protector; scuff plates.

Cargo Package adds: Cargo mat; cargo net.

*Manufacturer’s Suggested Retail Price. Excludes destination/handling, tax, title, license etc. Retailer price, terms and vehicle availability may vary. See your Mitsubishi retailer for details. Destination/handling charges for Mitsubishi Mirage $810; Alaska/Hawaii $935.
**CVT-equipped Mirage models.

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