2017 Mitsubishi Mirage G4…Cute & Great on Gas!

The 2017 Mitsubishi Mirage G4 SE is a Cute Entry Level Car!

We love a car that’s cute and great on gas.  The 2017 Mitsubishi Mirage G4 SE totally fits the bill.  This entry level sedan is filled with some pretty fabulous technology and options but it needs a little help in one key area.  I’ve reviewed the new re-designed Mitsubishi Outlander Sport and was curious to see how the Mirage would handle.

Let’s discuss the fab features and technology first.  I was impressed that an entry level sedan (as it was described to me) would have great features like a touch screen with Apple CarPlay and Android Auto.  I was shocked and even more impressed that this little cutie had a back-up camera and front heated cloth seats.  Yes, heated seats!

I also liked the body style and the chrome wheels were also a nice touch.  It also has great cargo space in the trunk for the kids gear and shopping bags (lol).  The chrome and gloss black trim accents on the dash, touch screen and door handles/arm rests was also a very nice touch.

But there’s one key area where the Mirage G4-SE needs a little help and that’s with the performance of the 3 cylinder engine.  Let me say that the Mirage G4-SE has phenomenal fuel efficiency and I realize that’s due to the 3 cylinder engine.  At the end of 7 full days of driving to work each day and running a lot of errands over the weekend, I still had a little over a half a tank of gas.  That’s fabulous! But…the engine is loud which is a bit of a distraction.  I’d love to see it upgraded to a 4-cylinder engine with a little more get up and go with ease.

If you’re in the market for an entry level sedan with wonderful technology and cool options this is the car for you.  If you need something with fabulous fuel efficiency, this is the car for you.  Just be a little patient going up hill.

Price tested:  $17,830.00 |  Annual fuel cost:  $1,000  |  Fuel economy:  35 city/42 hgwy  |  Warranty:  10 year/100,000 limited powertrain

To check out all the available options for the 2017 Mitsubisi Mirage, please visit www.mitsubishicars.com.

Have you driven any of the newly designed Mitsubishi vehicles?

Be Happy.  Be Fabulous.  Be Well Traveled.

By The Travelin Diva ~ Kirstin N. Fuller

**The 2017 Mitsubishi Mirage G4 was loaned to me for 7 days for the purposes of review by DriveShop and Mitsubishi Motors.  All opinions are my own. **

Author: The Travelin Diva

Self proclaimed ‘Travelin Diva,’ Kirstin is a DC native and graduate of Howard University! Pursuing her dreams in 2007, Kirstin launched the travel magazine Reservations Travel Guide which led her to start the fabulous travel blog www.Passenger156.com to showcase the latest travel news, innovative travel products and the worlds’ hottest destinations and deals. Be Happy. Be Fabulous. Be Well Traveled.

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18 Comments

  1. Oh what an absolutely gorgeous little car and so full of wonderfully useful stuff. The price is very reasonable too. Mitsubishi is also a great company and their stuff lasts for years! I want!!! 🙂

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  2. They have really stepped the game up with the Mirage! I remember when a couple of my friends had them and they were NOTHING like this! I love the fact that you can get these “bells and whistles” on an entry level sedan!

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  3. I’ve not been in the Mirage, but I totally remember the old school version. I have been in other new Mitsubishi models and they’ve come a long way. lol @ getting up the hill.

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  4. This car is so cute and little, LOL. It almost looks like a toy car! I would love to take this on a road trip!

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  5. Now isn’t this a cute little car to roll around in! My family is too big for this but it’s perfect for small families.

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  6. Cute little compact car and the price is right. It’s rare to see anything under $20k these days, certainly not a fully loaded ride! My interest is piqued! I may rent one when I return stateside this summer.

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  7. I’m loving the trunk space!

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  8. That car is too cute. I love that it has Bluetooth. That is a must today.

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  9. I love this car. One of my friends just bought one of these for her 17 year old daughter. She loves it and think it’s really nice for a first car.

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  10. My first new car was a Mitsubishi Galant. I loved it. This car is super cute.

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  11. This is definitely a cute starter car for a new driver or college student. I like that both seats are heated, and the large trunk space is great for college students moving back and forth between the dorm and home.

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  12. Mitsubishi cars are very reliable and fuel efficient I prefer one as a secondary car for commutes to work this would be perfect.

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  13. I really like the technology that this vehicle offers. The large screen is easy to use and see.

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