Mitsubishi Mirage vs. Chevrolet Sonic

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Key Specs

MSRP

Kelley Blue Book
$14,395 - $15,595 (MSRP)
$15,295 - $16,520

Expert Rating

Expert Rating

Owner Reviews

Owner Reviews
4.25 / 5
71 Reviews

Horsepower

Horsepower
78 hp
138 hp

Bluetooth

Bluetooth
Optional

BackUp Camera

BackUp Camera

Engine Type

Engine Type
1.2L MIVEC DOHC 12
ECOTEC 1.8L Variable Valve Timing DOHC 4

Interior Features

BackUp Camera

BackUp Camera

Keyless Entry

Keyless Entry

Power Mirrors

Power Mirrors

Steering Wheel Controls

Steering Wheel Controls
Optional

Cruise Control

Cruise Control
Optional

Power Windows

Power Windows

Front Leg Room

Front Leg Room
41.7 in.
41.8 in.

Front Head Room

Front Head Room
39.1 in.
38.7 in.

Rear Leg Room

Rear Leg Room
37.2 in.
34.6 in.

Second Head Room

Second Head Room
36.9 in.
37.8 in.

Trunk Volume

Trunk Volume
12.3 cu. ft.
14.9 cu. ft.

Bluetooth

Bluetooth
Optional

MP3 Player

MP3 Player
Optional

Smart Device Integration

Smart Device Integration
Optional

AUX Input

AUX Input
Optional
Optional

CD Player

CD Player
Optional

Standard Seat

Standard Seat

Passengers

Passengers
5
5

Pass Through Rear Seat

Pass Through Rear Seat

Exterior Features

Standard Wheels

Standard Wheels

Tire Width

Tire Width
P165/65SR14 - P175/55SR15
P195/65R15 - P205/50R17

Wheelbase

Wheelbase
100.4 in.
99.4 in.

Turning Radius

Turning Radius
31.5 ft.
34.5 - 36.1 ft.

Length

Length
169.5 in.
173.9 in.

Width

Width
65.7 in.
68.3 in.

Mechanical Specs

Weight

Weight
2106 - 2192 lbs.
2773 - 2837 lbs.

Horsepower

Horsepower
78 hp
138 hp

Torque

Torque
74 ft. lbs.
125 ft. lbs.

Performance Tires

Performance Tires
Optional

Engine Cylinders

Engine Cylinders
3 Cylinder
Optional

Drivetrain

Drivetrain
Front Wheel Drive

Fuel Capacity

Fuel Capacity
9.2 gal.
12.2 gal.

Combined

Combined
37 - 38 mpg
30 - 31 mpg

City

City
33 - 35 mpg
25 - 26 mpg

Highway

Highway
40 - 41 mpg
34 - 35 mpg

Safety Features

Spare Tire

Spare Tire
Temporary Spare Tire
Temporary Spare Tire

ABS Brakes

ABS Brakes

Tire Pressure Monitor System

Tire Pressure Monitor System

Child Safety Locks

Child Safety Locks

Stability Control

Stability Control

Traction Control

Traction Control

Rear Parking Sensors

Rear Parking Sensors
Optional

Automated Emergency Braking

Automated Emergency Braking

Driver Airbag

Driver Airbag

Passenger Airbag

Passenger Airbag

Front Side Airbag

Front Side Airbag

Front Head Airbag

Front Head Airbag

Rear Head Airbag

Rear Head Airbag

Passenger Airbag Sensor

Passenger Airbag Sensor

Knee Airbag

Knee Airbag

Tech Specs

Vehicle Name

Vehicle Name
Mitsubishi Mirage G4
Chevrolet Sonic

Body Style

Body Style
Sedan
Sedan

Drivetrain

Drivetrain
Front Wheel Drive
Front Wheel Drive

EPA Classification

EPA Classification
Subcompact Cars
Compact Cars

Passenger Capacity

Passenger Capacity
5
5

Passenger Volume

Passenger Volume
89.5 ft³.
90.3 ft³.

Base Curb Weight

Base Curb Weight
2106 - 2192 lbs.
2773 - 2837 lbs.

Fuel Economy Est-Combined

Fuel Economy Est-Combined
35 - 37 mpg.
4

EPA Fuel Economy Est - City

EPA Fuel Economy Est - City
33 - 35 mpg.
28 - 29 mpg.

EPA Fuel Economy Est - Hwy

EPA Fuel Economy Est - Hwy
40 - 41 mpg.
25 - 26 mpg.

Engine Type

Engine Type
Regular Unleaded I-3
34 - 35 mpg.

Displacement

Displacement
1.2 L/73
6.1 - 6.3

Fuel System

Fuel System
MPI
LUW - LWE

Trans Type

Trans Type
1 - 5
Gas I4

Trans Description Cont.

Trans Description Cont.
CVT w/OD - Manual w/OD
1.8L/110

First Gear Ratio (:1)

First Gear Ratio (:1)
3.54 - 4.01 - 0.80
Electronic Fuel Injection

Second Gear Ratio (:1)

Second Gear Ratio (:1)
1.91
M26 - MH9

Third Gear Ratio (:1)

Third Gear Ratio (:1)
1.31
5 - 6

Fourth Gear Ratio (:1)

Fourth Gear Ratio (:1)
0.97
Automatic - Manual

Fifth Gear Ratio (:1)

Fifth Gear Ratio (:1)
0.80
3.73 - 4.50

Reverse Ratio (:1)

Reverse Ratio (:1)
3.21 - 3.77
2.14 - 2.90

Final Drive Axle Ratio (:1)

Final Drive Axle Ratio (:1)
3.76 - 4.05
1.41 - 1.91

Tons/yr of CO2 Emissions @ 15K mi/year

Tons/yr of CO2 Emissions @ 15K mi/year
4.7 - 5.0
1.12 - 1.45

Maximum Alternator Capacity (amps)

Maximum Alternator Capacity (amps)
85
0.89 - 1.00

Suspension Type - Front

Suspension Type - Front
Strut
0.70

Suspension Type - Rear

Suspension Type - Rear
Torsion Beam
2.94 - 3.31

Suspension Type - Front (Cont.)

Suspension Type - Front (Cont.)
Strut
N/A in.

Suspension Type - Rear (Cont.)

Suspension Type - Rear (Cont.)
Torsion Beam
3.47 - 3.94

Front Tire Size

Front Tire Size
P165/65SR14 - P175/55SR15
438

Rear Tire Size

Rear Tire Size
P165/65SR14 - P175/55SR15
100

Spare Tire Size

Spare Tire Size
Compact
MacPherson Strut

Front Wheel Size

Front Wheel Size
14 X 4.5 - 15 X 4.5 in.
Semi-Independent Torsion Beam

Rear Wheel Size

Rear Wheel Size
14 X 4.5 - 15 X 4.5 in.
w/Coil Springs

Spare Wheel Size

Spare Wheel Size
Compact in.
w/Coil Springs

Front Wheel Material

Front Wheel Material
Aluminum - Steel
Q1H - RKJ

Rear Wheel Material

Rear Wheel Material
Aluminum - Steel
Q1H - RKJ

Spare Wheel Material

Spare Wheel Material
Steel
ZAD

Steering Type

Steering Type
Rack-Pinion
P195/65R15 - P205/50R17

Turning Diameter - Curb to Curb

Turning Diameter - Curb to Curb
31.5 ft.
P195/65R15 - P205/50R17

Brake Type

Brake Type
Front Disc/Rear Drum
T115/70R16

Brake ABS System

Brake ABS System
4-Wheel
15 - 17 in.

Disc - Front

Disc - Front
Yes
15 - 17 in.

Front Brake Rotor Diam x Thickness

Front Brake Rotor Diam x Thickness
9 in.
Aluminum - Steel

Rear Brake Rotor Diam x Thickness

Rear Brake Rotor Diam x Thickness
7 in.
Aluminum - Steel

Drum - Rear

Drum - Rear
Yes
Electric Pwr Steering

Rear Drum Diam x Width

Rear Drum Diam x Width
7 in.
34.5 - 36.1 ft.

Fuel Tank Capacity, Approx

Fuel Tank Capacity, Approx
9.2 gal.
N/A ft.

Front Head Room

Front Head Room
39.1 in.
Pwr

Front Leg Room

Front Leg Room
41.7 in.
4-Wheel

Front Shoulder Room

Front Shoulder Room
51.7 in.
Yes

Front Hip Room

Front Hip Room
48.8 in.
10.8 x 1.0 in.

Second Head Room

Second Head Room
36.9 in.
Yes

Second Leg Room

Second Leg Room
37.2 in.
9.0 in.

Second Shoulder Room

Second Shoulder Room
51.2 in.
12.2 gal.

Second Hip Room

Second Hip Room
48.2 in.
38.70 in.

Wheelbase

Wheelbase
100.4 in.
41.80 in.

Length, Overall

Length, Overall
169.5 in.
53.40 in.

Width, Max w/o mirrors

Width, Max w/o mirrors
65.7 in.
51.40 in.

Height, Overall

Height, Overall
59.2 in.
37.80 in.

Track Width, Front

Track Width, Front
56.9 in.
53.00 in.

Track Width, Rear

Track Width, Rear
56.3 in.
34.60 in.

Min Ground Clearance

Min Ground Clearance
6.3 in.
51.60 in.

Trunk Volume

Trunk Volume
12.3 ft³.
99.40 in.

Model Group

Model Group
Mirage
173.90 in.

Vehicle Segment

Vehicle Segment
Subcompact
68.30 in.

Vehicle Type

Vehicle Type
Sedan
59.70 in.

Engine Displacement Units

Engine Displacement Units
1.2
59.40 in.

Engine Camshaft

Engine Camshaft
DOHC
59.40 in.

Engine Block Type

Engine Block Type
aluminum
14.9 ft³.

Engine Cylinder Count

Engine Cylinder Count
3
Sonic

Engine Valve Count

Engine Valve Count
4
Subcompact