Mississauga, Ontario, 2019 – Mitsubishi Motors’ family of subcompact cars have been recognized by Vincentric as offering Best Value in its class. Mitsubishi Mirage ES earned the Vincentric Best Fleet Value in Canada Award in the subcompact Hatchback segment for the third consecutive time. The Mirage ES outperformed its competitors by having the lowest total cost of ownership in 24 of the 28 scenarios measured. Also, for the second year in a row, Mitsubishi Mirage G4 has been recognized as having the best value in the subcompact segment for consumers.
Vincentric used a detailed cost of ownership analysis to determine its award winners. Ownership costs measured included depreciation, fees & taxes, financing, fuel, insurance, maintenance, opportunity cost and repairs. Each vehicle was evaluated in all ten provinces plus the Northwest Territories using a range of annual kilometre intervals and insurance profiles.
One of the most affordable vehicles in Canada, the starting MSRP for the 2019 Mirage ES is $10,998. The 2018 Mirage ES has six price lines to choose from including the fuel-sipping Mirage ES 5MT and Mirage ES CVT with Continuously Variable Transmission. Key safety features come standard on the Mirage including standard rearview camera, brake assist system, active stability control, anti-lock braking system and seven air bags. The 2019 Mirage ES CVT has a combined city/highway rating of 6.2L /100 km fuel efficiency.
The Mirage ES has standard air conditioning, remote keyless entry, power windows, Bluetooth 2.0® hands-free cellular interface with streaming audio and USB input with voice control, steering-wheel mounted audio controls, variable intermittent wipers, tilt steering and more. Other Mirage SEL models offer: 15-inch alloy wheels, automatic climate control, heated front seats, front fog lamps, heated side-view mirrors with integrated turn signal, cruise control, leather-wrapped steering wheel and shift knob, six-way adjustable driver’s seat, rear view camera and display audio with the afore mentioned Android Auto™ and Apple CarPlay.
The rear cargo room is impressive with a large trunk and with the rear seats folded, total capacity amounts to 487 litres. Trunk space is otherwise 235 litres, and the 60/40 split rear seatbacks offer more versatility.
Mitsubishi Mirage ES and G4 is backed by the best warranty in the world – including a 10-year or 160,000-km limited powertrain warranty and a five-year or 100,000-km limited new vehicle warranty along with five years, unlimited kilometres roadside assistance.