Mitsubishi Mirage vs. Kia Rio

Starlight Silver
VS
Silky Silver

Key Specs

Kelley Blue Book Value

Kelley Blue Book Value
$13,430 - $15,501
Not Available

Expert Rating

Expert Rating

Owner Reviews

Owner Reviews
4.13 / 5
55 Reviews
4.59 / 5
39 Reviews

Horsepower

Horsepower
78 hp
130 hp

Bluetooth

Bluetooth
Not Available
Optional

BackUp Camera

BackUp Camera
Not Available
Optional

Engine Type

Engine Type
1.2L MIVEC DOHC 12
1.6L GDI 16

Interior Features

BackUp Camera

BackUp Camera
Not Available
Optional

Universal Garage Door Opener

Universal Garage Door Opener
Not Available
Optional

Premium Sound System

Premium Sound System
Optional
Not Available

Front Leg Room

Front Leg Room
41.7 in.
42.1 in.

Front Head Room

Front Head Room
39.1 in.
38.9 in.

Rear Leg Room

Rear Leg Room
34 in.
33.5 in.

Second Head Room

Second Head Room
37.3 in.
37.4 in.

Trunk Volume

Trunk Volume
Not Available
13.7 cu. ft.

Bluetooth

Bluetooth
Not Available
Optional

Passengers

Passengers
5
5

Exterior Features

Rear Spoiler

Rear Spoiler
Optional
Not Available

Tire Width

Tire Width

Wheelbase

Wheelbase
96.5 in.
101.6 in.

Turning Radius

Turning Radius
30.2 ft.
33.5 ft.

Length

Length
149.4 in.
172.6 in.

Width

Width
65.6 in.
67.9 in.

Mechanical Specs

Weight

Weight
2018 - 2073 .lbs
2648 - 2727 .lbs

Horsepower

Horsepower
78 hp
130 hp

Torque

Torque
74 ft. lbs.
119 ft. lbs.

Fuel Capacity

Fuel Capacity
9.2 gal.
11.9 gal.

Combined

Combined
35 - 42 mpg
29 - 19 mpg

City

City
33 - 37 mpg
28 - 29 mpg

Highway

Highway
41 - 43 mpg
37 mpg

Safety Features

Rear Parking Sensors

Rear Parking Sensors
Optional
Not Available

Tech Specs

Vehicle Name

Vehicle Name
Mitsubishi Mirage
Kia Rio

Body Style

Body Style
Hatchback
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
86.2 ft³.
89.9 ft³.

Base Curb Weight

Base Curb Weight
2018 - 2073 lbs.
2648 - 2727 lbs.

Fuel Economy Est-Combined

Fuel Economy Est-Combined
36 - 39 mpg.
32 mpg.

EPA Fuel Economy Est - City

EPA Fuel Economy Est - City
33 - 37 mpg.
28 - 29 mpg.

EPA Fuel Economy Est - Hwy

EPA Fuel Economy Est - Hwy
41 - 43 mpg.
37 mpg.

Engine Type

Engine Type
Regular Unleaded I-3
Regular Unleaded I-4

Displacement

Displacement
1.2 L/73
1.6 L/97

Fuel System

Fuel System
MPI
Gasoline Direct Injection

Trans Type

Trans Type
1 - 5
6

Trans Description Cont.

Trans Description Cont.
CVT w/OD - Manual w/OD
Automatic w/OD - Manual w/OD

First Gear Ratio (:1)

First Gear Ratio (:1)
3.54 - 4.01 - 0.80
3.77 - 4.40

Second Gear Ratio (:1)

Second Gear Ratio (:1)
1.91
2.04 - 2.73

Third Gear Ratio (:1)

Third Gear Ratio (:1)
1.31
1.29 - 1.83

Fourth Gear Ratio (:1)

Fourth Gear Ratio (:1)
0.97
1.04 - 1.39

Fifth Gear Ratio (:1)

Fifth Gear Ratio (:1)
0.80
0.89 - 1.00

Reverse Ratio (:1)

Reverse Ratio (:1)
3.21 - 3.77
3.44 - 3.70

Final Drive Axle Ratio (:1)

Final Drive Axle Ratio (:1)
3.76 - 4.05
3.06 - 4.06

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

Tons/yr of CO2 Emissions @ 15K mi/year
4.5 - 4.9
5.5

Maximum Alternator Capacity (amps)

Maximum Alternator Capacity (amps)
85
90

Suspension Type - Front

Suspension Type - Front
Strut
Strut

Suspension Type - Rear

Suspension Type - Rear
Torsion Beam
Torsion Beam

Suspension Type - Front (Cont.)

Suspension Type - Front (Cont.)
Strut
Strut

Suspension Type - Rear (Cont.)

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

Front Tire Size

Front Tire Size
P165/65SR14
P185/65TR15

Rear Tire Size

Rear Tire Size
P165/65SR14
P185/65TR15

Spare Tire Size

Spare Tire Size
Compact
Not Available

Front Wheel Size

Front Wheel Size
14 X 4.5 in.
15 X 5.5 in.

Rear Wheel Size

Rear Wheel Size
14 X 4.5 in.
15 X 5.5 in.

Spare Wheel Size

Spare Wheel Size
Compact in.
Not Available

Front Wheel Material

Front Wheel Material
Steel
Steel

Rear Wheel Material

Rear Wheel Material
Steel
Steel

Spare Wheel Material

Spare Wheel Material
Steel
Not Available

Steering Type

Steering Type
Rack-Pinion
Rack-Pinion

Turning Diameter - Curb to Curb

Turning Diameter - Curb to Curb
30.2 ft.
33.5 ft.

Brake Type

Brake Type
Front Disc/Rear Drum
Front Disc/Rear Drum

Brake ABS System

Brake ABS System
4-Wheel
4-Wheel

Disc - Front

Disc - Front
Yes
Yes

Front Brake Rotor Diam x Thickness

Front Brake Rotor Diam x Thickness
9 in.
11 in.

Rear Brake Rotor Diam x Thickness

Rear Brake Rotor Diam x Thickness
7 in.
8 in.

Drum - Rear

Drum - Rear
Yes
Yes

Rear Drum Diam x Width

Rear Drum Diam x Width
7 in.
8 in.

Fuel Tank Capacity, Approx

Fuel Tank Capacity, Approx
9.2 gal.
11.9 gal.

Front Head Room

Front Head Room
39.1 in.
38.9 in.

Front Leg Room

Front Leg Room
41.7 in.
42.1 in.

Front Shoulder Room

Front Shoulder Room
51.7 in.
54.1 in.

Front Hip Room

Front Hip Room
48.8 in.
52.9 in.

Second Head Room

Second Head Room
37.3 in.
37.4 in.

Second Leg Room

Second Leg Room
34 in.
33.5 in.

Second Shoulder Room

Second Shoulder Room
51 in.
53.3 in.

Second Hip Room

Second Hip Room
46.4 in.
52.4 in.

Wheelbase

Wheelbase
96.5 in.
101.6 in.

Length, Overall

Length, Overall
149.4 in.
172.6 in.

Width, Max w/o mirrors

Width, Max w/o mirrors
65.6 in.
67.9 in.

Height, Overall

Height, Overall
59.4 in.
57.1 in.

Track Width, Front

Track Width, Front
56.3 in.
59.8 in.

Track Width, Rear

Track Width, Rear
55.7 in.
60 in.

Min Ground Clearance

Min Ground Clearance
6.3 in.
5.5 in.

Cargo Volume with Rear Seat Up

Cargo Volume with Rear Seat Up
17.2 ft³.
Not Available

Cargo Volume with Rear Seat Down

Cargo Volume with Rear Seat Down
47 ft³.
Not Available

Model Group

Model Group
Mirage
Rio

Vehicle Segment

Vehicle Segment
Subcompact
Subcompact

Vehicle Type

Vehicle Type
Hatchback
Sedan

Engine Displacement Units

Engine Displacement Units
1.2
1.6

Engine Camshaft

Engine Camshaft
DOHC
DOHC

Engine Block Type

Engine Block Type
aluminum
aluminum

Engine Cylinder Count

Engine Cylinder Count
3
4

Engine Valve Count

Engine Valve Count
4
4