Comparison - Kia Forte EX 2018 - vs - Mitsubishi Mirage G4 SE 2018

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Average Price: 
21,700
Updated: 
09 Jun 2018
17,095
Updated: 
09 Jun 2018
Car Type: 
Car
Car
Drive Type: 
Front Wheel Drive
Front Wheel Drive
Year: 
2018
2018
Total Seating: 
5
5
Transmission: 
6-speed Shiftable Automatic
Continuously Variable-speed Automatic
Bluetooth: 
yes
yes
Heated seats: 
yes
no
Navigation: 
yes
yes
Doors: 
5
5
Fuel Tank Capacity: 
13.20gals
9.20gals

Expert Reviews

Expert reviews: 

The 2018 Kia Forte ranked #7 in Compact Cars. Currently the Kia Forte has a score of 8.5 out of 10 which is based on our evaluation of 43 pieces of research and data elements using various sources.

Pros
Well-built interior
User-friendly infotainment system
Roomy seats
Good cargo capacity

Cons
Underpowered engines
Dull handling

By: 
usnews.com

The 2018 Kia Forte leaves eco-performance to rivals; it focuses on safety and luxury touches.

Pros
Clean, lightly detailed shape
Attractive cockpit
Widespread active safety
Very good interior storage

Cons
Short, low seats
Head room an issue in back
No standard rearview camera
Pedestrian acceleration

By: 
thecarconnection.com

Pros
Hatchback styling is sleek and attractive
Available safety technology and driver aids
Interior materials
Apple CarPlay and Android Auto available
Powertrain warranty

Cons
Ride quality with sport suspension
Front-seat comfort
Overly aggressive lane-keeping system

By: 
cars.com

The 2018 Mitsubishi Mirage G4's ES trim level now comes with the 7-inch touchscreen, Bluetooth and a rearview camera.

PROS
Impressive fuel economy with CVT
One of the least expensive cars on sale
High level of warranty coverage

CONS
Low-buck interior, even for this class of car
Excessive road noise at highway speeds
Rough and noisy engine
Acceleration is very slow

By: 
edmunds.com

The 2018 Mitsubishi Mirage is the most minimal four-seat car you can buy; with small cars lagging in sales, you can do better for little more money.

Pros
Minimalism can be good
Four adults will fit inside
Easy to park, maneuver
Gas mileage impressive

Cons
Very slow, underpowered
Highway handling is bad
Can be noisy, vibrate a lot
Low safety ratings
Minimalism often inadequate

By: 
thecarconnection.com

The 2018 Mitsubishi Mirage ranked #15 in Subcompact Cars. Currently the Mitsubishi Mirage has a score of 5.6 out of 10 which is based on our evaluation of 25 pieces of research and data elements using various sources.

Pros
Impressive warranty
Outstanding fuel economy

Cons
Low-rent interior
Unrefined and sluggish powertrain
Few optional features offered

By: 
usnews.com

Fuel

Fuel Type: 
Regular Unleaded
Regular Unleaded
Fuel Economy City USA: 
25.00mpg
35.00mpg
Fuel Economy HWY: 
33.00mpg
41.00mpg
Engine type: 
Petrol/Gas
Petrol/Gas

Engine and Performance

Valves: 
16
12
Cylinders: 
4
Inline
3
Inline
Engine Size/Displacement: 
2.00L
1.20L
Torque: 
151ft-lbs
at 4 000rpm
74ft-lbs
at 4 000rpm
Horsepower: 
164hp
at 6 200rpm
78hp
at 6 000rpm
Cam Type: 
Double overhead cam (DOHC)
Double overhead cam (DOHC)
Turning Circle: 
34.80Feet
31.50Feet

Convenience

Cruise Control: 
yes
yes
Door Pockets: 
yes
yes
Cupholders: 
yes
yes
Overhead console: 
yes
yes
Seatback Storage: 
yes
yes
Power Steering: 
yes
yes
Parking sensors: 
no
yes
Steering Wheel Tilt: 
yes
yes
Telescopic steering wheel: 
yes
yes
Rear View Camera: 
yes
yes
Front view Camera: 
no
no
Side view Camera: 
no
no
On steering wheel: 
Audio And Cruise Controls On Steering Wheel
Audio and cruise controls on steering wheel
More in Convenience: 
Leather Steering Wheel
Keyless Ignition
Universal Remote Transmitter (For Garage Door, Security System, Etc.)
Leather Steering Wheel
Keyless Ignition
Tilt-Adjustable Steering Wheel

Exterior Dimensions

Length: 
179.50in
169.50in
Width: 
70.10in
65.70in
Height: 
56.30in
59.20in
Ground Clearance: 
5.30in
6.30in
Wheel Base: 
106.30in
100.40in

Interior Dimensions

Front Head Room: 
39.10
39.10
Rear Head Room: 
37.30
36.90
Front Leg Room: 
42.20in
41.70in
Rear leg room: 
35.90in
37.20in
Front Hip Room: 
53.80in
48.80in
Front Shoulder Room: 
56.10in
51.70in
Rear Hip Room: 
53.10in
48.20in
Rear Shoulder room: 
54.90in
51.20in

Weights and capacites

Cargo Capacity with Seats in Place: 
14.90cu.ft
12.30cu.ft
Curb Weight: 
2908.00lbs
2194.00lbs

Instruments

External Temperature Display: 
yes
no
Clock: 
yes
no
Trip computer: 
yes
no
Techometer: 
yes
yes
Compass: 
no
no

Power Features

Power windows: 
yes
yes
Remote Keyless doors: 
yes
yes
More Power Features: 
Hands-Free Entry
2 One-Touch Power Windows
Heated Mirrors
1 One-Touch Power Windows
Heated Mirrors
Hands-Free Entry

Seats

Rear Seat Collapsible: 
no
no
Front Seats Features: 
6 -Way Manual Driver Seat Adjustments
Bucket Front Seats
Height Adjustable Driver Seat
Multi-Level Heating Passenger Seat
Multi-Level Heating Driver Seat
4 -Way Manual Passenger Seat Adjustment
Leather
6 -Way Manual Driver Seat Adjustments
4 -Way Manual Passenger Seat Adjustment
Bucket Front Seats
Height Adjustable Driver Seat
Multi-Level Heating Passenger Seat
Multi-Level Heating Driver Seat
Cloth
Rear Seats Features: 
Folding center armrest
Rear Ventilation Ducts
Split-Folding Rear Seatback
Folding With Pass-Thru Center Armrest
Rear Ventilation Ducts

Suspension

Front Suspension: 
Front Stabilizer Bar
Front Stabilizer Bar
Rear Suspension: 
Rear Stabilizer Bar
Rear Stabilizer Bar
Suspension Info: 
Front Independent Suspension
Four-Wheel Independent Suspension

Comfort

Interior air Filtration: 
no
yes
Climate Control: 
yes
yes
More Comfort Features: 
Turn Signal In Mirrors
Dual Illuminating Vanity Mirrors
Turn Signal In Mirrors
Electrochromatic Inside Rearview Mirror
Driver Vanity Mirror

Entertainment

DVD player: 
no
no
AM/FM Radio: 
yes
yes
Satellite radio: 
yes
yes
Video monitor: 
no
no
More Entertainment: 
Auxiliary Audio Input And USB With External Media Control
USB Connection
6 Total Speakers
USB With External Media Control
USB Connection
140 Watts Stereo Output
4 Total Speakers

Exterior Features

Sunroof: 
yes
no
Rear defogger: 
yes
yes
Alloy Wheels: 
yes
yes
Wheel size: 
17 X 7.0 In.
15 In
Wheels more: 
All Season Tires
Inside Mounted Spare Tire
Chrome Alloy Wheels
Temporary Spare Tire
All Season Tires
Wheel Dimensions: 
Width: 
215.00millimeters
Aspect Ratio: 
45
Diameter: 
R17
Width: 
175.00millimeters
Aspect Ratio: 
55
Diameter: 
R15

Safety Features

ABS: 
yes
yes
Front head airbags: 
yes
yes
Rear head airbags: 
yes
yes
Dual front side-mounted airbags: 
yes
yes
Emergency braking assist: 
yes
yes
Traction control: 
yes
yes
Child seat anchors: 
yes
yes
Front brakes: 
Ventilated Front Disc
Ventilated front disc brakes
Stability control: 
yes
yes
Rear brakes: 
Solid Rear Disc Brakes
Rear ventilated disc brakes
Rear door child safety locks: 
yes
yes
Daytime running lights: 
yes
yes
Engine immobilizer: 
yes
yes
Front fog lights: 
yes
yes
Dusk sensing headlamps: 
yes
yes
Auto delay off headlamps: 
no
yes
Front headrests: 
yes
yes
Rear headrests: 
yes
yes
Tire pressure monitoring: 
yes
yes
More Safety Features: 
Blind Spot Warning Accident Avoidance System
Rear Height Adjustable Headrests
Passenger Airbag Occupant Sensing Deactivation
Post-Collision Safety System
Rear Center 3-Point Belt
Turn Signal Mirrors
Passenger Airbag Occupant Sensing Deactivation
Turn Signal Mirrors
Rear Center 3-Point Belt
Remote Anti-Theft Alarm System

Options

Packages: 
EX Premium Plus Package
Sports Package
LED Illumination Package
All Weather Package
Chrome Package
Interior Package
Cargo Package
Protection Package
Exterior Package
Quick Value Package
Exterior Options: 
Mud Guards
Rear Spoiler
Wheel Locks
Rear Bumper Applique
Cargo Hook
Paint Protection Package
Acccessory Wheel Locks
Accessory LED Daytime Running Lights W/ Garnish
Accessory Side Sill Extension
Accessory Exhaust Finisher
Accessory Rear Lip Spoiler
Interior Options: 
Auto-Dimming Mirror W/Compass And Homelink
Cargo Net
Cargo Tray
Cargo Mat
Carpeted Floor Mats
Accessory All Weather Floor Mats
Accessory Carpeted Floor Mats & Portfolio