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Mitsubishi Mirage CE

Mitsubishi Mirage CE (1996-2003)

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4.6
34 reviews
  • Build Quality
    5.0 (1)
  • Value for Money
    5.0 (1)
  • Cleaning & Maintenance
    5.0 (1)
  • Noise Level
    2.0 (1)
  • Braking
    5.0 (1)
  • Acceleration / Power
    3.0 (1)
  • Gear Shifting
    5.0 (1)
  • Suspension
    3.0 (1)
  • Fuel Efficiency
    5.0 (1)
  • Handling
    4.0 (1)
  • Interior Design
    3.0 (1)
  • Boot Size
    3.0 (1)
  • Comfort
    4.0 (1)
  • Features
    3.0 (1)
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Rob P
Rob P
  • 3 reviews
  • 3 likes

Basic but well engineered car

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BadgeVR-X
TransmissionManual
Engine Size1.5
PBR-Streetgang
PBR-StreetgangSouth East Queensland, QLD
  • 4 reviews
  • 8 likes

Great Run-around Car

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"It's no compromise of standard features..." is not quite true, in fact the 97 Mirage is missing some that would be considered standard, like a CD Player or Power Steering. If you can do without these then the car is a good one for you, However if you are elderly i think the lack of Power Steering could be too big a negative to buy one.
Overall I find the car to be a good drive, reliable, and value for money.
Reliable, good fuel economy, fair bit of room for a small car.
No Power Steering, No CD Player

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Kate Cani
Kate CaniAustralia
  • 2 reviews

My dream car!

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I always got envied someone driving mirage. I always find myself drooling whenever it passes by me. Perhaps, a year or 2, I can afford to buy one for myself. I was able to drive mirage when I insisted my friend that I will drive on our way to the beach. It was easy to control, the seat was comfortable, the aircon was seamless, everything was perfect! I envied my friend for having one. Until that I'm saving my money for 1. Finger crossed ^^

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belindamcleod
belindamcleodGreater Melbourne (Metropolitan), VIC
  • 3 reviews

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very good vehicle for a single girl as it runs smoothly and fits in to small spaces and is very reliable.
runs smoothly
3 doors

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Has been a very reliable car,with a very smooth and quiet engine.On country trips, it barely moves when a big truck passes the other way as it is so aerodynamic.I have had very good service from the Mitsubishi dealer in Adelaide.
Nice wedge shape, very aerodynamic, good fuel consumption,nice weight to gearchange, very good heating & cooling, handy hatchback, supportive seats.
Rather crunchy reverse gear selection, harsh ride with light load.

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billios
billios
  • 6 reviews

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Its a very nice small car. I highly recommend this car anyone. It's very basic, not too many electronics and makes driving very enjoable. Big thumbs up.
Very small car to buzz around the city especially parking. Very relliable, I had it for abour 2 years which I bought as a second owner and had no problems at all.It's very economical especially with petrol prices now.
The only thing I disliked was the power, this one was automatic and was too slow especially when you wanted to overtake. The stereo was very average, it needs replacing if you appreciate good sound.

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Memphis35
Memphis35
  • 60 reviews
  • 12 likes

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  • 3 reviews
  • 2 likes

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Purchased in June 2007 at Jarvis Ford Enfield SA.

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missj88
missj88perth
  • 43 reviews
  • 5 likes

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its 12 yrs old an it still drives new.. its my first car and iv not had one single problem with it. it is a great choice for a first car.
iv got a 1997 model and i only pay $30 to fill the tank..
it chews through full tank within 3 days but i drive at least 120ks per day... no power steering!

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Questions & Answers

RussellHill
RussellHillasked
Mirage CE (1996-2003)

Will a 1996 mirage backseat headrest fit a 1999 backseat?

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Phil
Philasked
Mirage CE (1996-2003)

2002 mirage 1.5 manual. What are the timing belt service intervals please

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Koala27
Koala27

I do mine every 100,000 km - also change all the other belts and check water pump for leaks while doing the timing belt. replacing a leaky pump works out cheaper if done during the timing belt replacement.

Melanie Diss
Melanie Dissasked
Mirage CE (1996-2003)

I have a manual Mirage 2003 As the engine is fairly basic I'd like to do basic maintenance; oil change, oil filter replacement,brakes etc myself. Where is the best place to find D.I.Y. information?
Any ideas would be great, thanks!

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Mitsubishi Mirage CE (1996-2003)

Details

Compare all 13 Mitsubishi Mirage
CategoryCars and Hatchbacks
Starting Price $15,990
TransmissionAutomatic and Manual
Drive TypeFront Wheel Drive (FWD)
Fuel TypePetrol
Wheels13" Alloy
Fuel Tank Capacity 50 L
Engine4 Cylinder 1.5L
Max Power69kW @ 5500rpm
Max Torque126Nm @ 3000rpm
Country of ManufactureJapan
Manufacturer Warranty5 year(s)
Release dateJan 1996
Discontinuation dateDec 2003
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