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2001 Mitsubishi Mirage DE CoupeReview

Mitsubishi Mirage — well it has better lines then a honda civic or chevy cavalier but it lacks the needed horsepower to beat anything. At only 92 hp it still manages to beat pretty much anything of the line.

Pros: small, 30 mpg city, cheap $2000, fun, great insurance $70 a month!

Cons: only 92hp, name is mirage which some people think is girly

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2001 Mitsubishi Mirage ESReview

This Car Has Never Let Me Down! —

Alright, so I'll admit it - I bought this car out of desperation with only 4 hours on my side and it was between that, a '00 Corolla or a Geo. Considering the Corolla and Geo have exactly the same engine(only one was more expensive than the other - guess which one!), I had an obvious choice in front of me with a 1.8L 4cyl getting more than decent MPG ranging from 26 city - 32 hwy, listed. It was a rental before I bought it in 2003, with only 16,389 miles on it and I honestly didn't expect it to hold up long enough for me to pay it off. So, the real question: Would I have made the same decision all over again? You bet your sweet ass. I have had this car for 4 years and 6 months and single-handedly put well over 111,000 miles on it, but it has yet to disappoint me. I take good care of my vehicles and this one proves the Car-ma Theory - "Routine maintenance rewards routine reliability." I've had to re-charge the battery, replace the headlights, do a few extra brake jobs and install some new sparks, but other than that, I haven't invested a single cent over average maintenance costs.

Pros: Exceptional gas mileage (with conservative driving, though that's not really my style) with my best recorded MPG being 38.1 and my longest range on a full tank (12.4 gal capacity, excluding 0.8 gal reserve) bringing me just barely over 400 miles.  The four 6.5 in. speakers produce better than average sound quality for a stock stereo package in a compact economy sedan.  The handling is nimble enough to let you veer out of the way of the neighbor's dog, but i wouldn't go pulling any stunts just yet.  Acceleration is above average considering this car's dollar-for-dollar competition.

Cons: The interior leaves a lot to be desired, but who am I kidding -  this isn't your daddy's Lexus.  You may find yourself kicking the nearest wall when your battery is removed during a tune-up and you need to get the stereo security code from the dealership for a rip-off price of about $42, and you may wonder why that bumper cover made solely of plastic will cost you in the range of $230-250 PLUS the matching paint job.  Cabin can be a little noisy on the road at high speeds.  I wouldn't recommend actually trying to fit 5 full-sized adults into this car, but it can be done.

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2001 Mitsubishi MirageReview

My First Car <3 ... Till I Totaled It. — gorgeous little car, only had it for 6 months but it was pretty and new and clean and quick.

Pros: quick lil cutie ~ comfy seats, roomieeeeee .....

Cons: didnt have it long enough to find any

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Displaying 11 - 13 of 13 2001 Mitsubishi Mirage reviews.

Reviews From Other Years

2014 Mitsubishi Mirage Reviews

Amazing Fuel Economy For A Not Hybrid Car By abecars

Like: -Fuel Economy It said 44mpg highwy and I get up to 53mpg -Keyless Entry -Power window, mirror and lock -7airbags including one for Driver's knees -Bluetooth -15.1 foot-turning radius Do... Read More

2002 Mitsubishi Mirage Reviews

It's Not An Evo But It's Definitely Got The Potential... By Matt

For being a 1.5 SOHC 4cyl. it can get up and go! Being the predecessor to the lancer, it has some perks that might not seem evident at a stop light. For starters, the car weights under 2500 pounds mak... Read More

2000 Mitsubishi Mirage Reviews

00 Mirage By madmopar

i bought this as a commuter vehicle. it is great on gas, even with 260,000 miles on it. My son currently drives it, and we have made some cosmetic upgrades, like new headlights and taillights, handles... Read More

Awesome Car By tashtan1

Great car I really like it.I would recommend it to my friends to drive it to school,work,and just around city to have fun to party. Performance is decent for size of this type of car. As I know it has... Read More

1999 Mitsubishi Mirage Reviews

Economical Automobile With Great Handling & A Very Quiet Ride. By Edward

I bought my 1999 Mitsubishi Mirage 2 door Coupe with a/c & an automatic transmission in July 2013 for $500.00. It had 174k miles on it & I was told it needed rear brakes and a windshield & after 3 mon... Read More

Fuel Efficient 2 Dr That Needs Power By Donovan

This car started out as my wife's humble little commuter, but started to get transformed into a teenage boys toy. Lots of upgrades available, from drive train to interior to exterior. But these upgrad... Read More

1998 Mitsubishi Mirage Reviews

Good For A Teen A Beginner Car By Ran

1: wen broken in right is one powerful lil beast. acellerates hard enuff to burn rubber. brakes were ok at best. handled great on low profile tires not so good with stock. 2: rarely broke naver anythi... Read More

Its A Great Car, I Would Advise Anyone To Pick One Up If Giving The Oppertunity. By Brian

This car is so much fun to drive, turns quickly and you can move through traffic with no issues at all, i drove this car all over the state of washington and now i have driving all the way down throu... Read More


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