Comparison - Mitsubishi Mirage G4 SE 2018 - vs - Volkswagen Passat SEL Premium 2018

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Average Price: 
17,095
Updated: 
09 Jun 2018
31,650
Updated: 
09 Jun 2018
Car Type: 
Car
Car
Drive Type: 
Front Wheel Drive
Front Wheel Drive
Year: 
2018
2018
Total Seating: 
5
5
Transmission: 
Continuously Variable-speed Automatic
6-speed Shiftable Automatic
Bluetooth: 
yes
yes
Heated seats: 
no
no
Navigation: 
yes
yes
Doors: 
5
5
Fuel Tank Capacity: 
9.20gals
18.50gals

Expert Reviews

Expert reviews: 

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

The 2018 Volkswagen Passat ranked #13 in Midsize Cars. Currently the Volkswagen Passat has a score of 8.1 out of 10 which is based on our evaluation of 60 pieces of research and data elements using various sources.

Pros
Extremely spacious seats
Large trunk
Smooth ride

Cons
Competitors are more upscale inside
Rivals have more impressive tech offerings

By: 
usnews.com

The 2018 Volkswagen Passat does little wrong, but its stoicism means it isn’t much fun.

Pros
Massive interior
Conservative, quality feel
Good ride quality
Lots of standard safety tech

Cons
Totally devoid of personality
V-6 is very thirsty
Some cheap bits inside
Could a mid-size sedan be less interesting?

By: 
thecarconnection.com

Fuel

Fuel Type: 
Regular Unleaded
Regular Unleaded
Fuel Economy City USA: 
35.00mpg
25.00mpg
Fuel Economy HWY: 
41.00mpg
36.00mpg
Engine type: 
Petrol/Gas
Petrol/Gas

Engine and Performance

Valves: 
12
16
Cylinders: 
3
Inline
4
Inline
Engine Size/Displacement: 
1.20L
2.00L
Torque: 
74ft-lbs
at 4 000rpm
184ft-lbs
at 1 500rpm
Horsepower: 
78hp
at 6 000rpm
174hp
at 5 000rpm
Cam Type: 
Double overhead cam (DOHC)
Double overhead cam (DOHC)
Turning Circle: 
31.50Feet
36.40Feet

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: 
yes
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: 
Universal Remote Transmitter (For Garage Door, Security System, Etc.)
Leather Steering Wheel
Keyless Ignition
Tilt-Adjustable Steering Wheel

Exterior Dimensions

Length: 
169.50in
191.90in
Width: 
65.70in
72.20in
Height: 
59.20in
58.50in
Ground Clearance: 
6.30in
5.40in
Wheel Base: 
100.40in
110.40in

Interior Dimensions

Front Head Room: 
39.10
38.30
Rear Head Room: 
36.90
37.80
Front Leg Room: 
41.70in
42.40in
Rear leg room: 
37.20in
39.10in
Front Hip Room: 
48.80in
Front Shoulder Room: 
51.70in
56.90in
Rear Hip Room: 
48.20in
Rear Shoulder room: 
51.20in
57.00in

Weights and capacites

Cargo Capacity with Seats in Place: 
12.30cu.ft
15.90cu.ft
Curb Weight: 
2194.00lbs
3274.00lbs

Instruments

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

Power Features

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

Seats

Rear Seat Collapsible: 
no
yes
Front Seats Features: 
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
8 -Way Power Passenger Seat
Multi-Level Heating Passenger Seat
Rear Seats Features: 
Folding With Pass-Thru Center Armrest
Rear Ventilation Ducts
Folding center armrest
Folding With Pass-Thru Center Armrest
Split-Folding Rear Seatback

Suspension

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

Comfort

Interior air Filtration: 
yes
yes
Climate Control: 
yes
yes
More Comfort Features: 
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: 
USB With External Media Control
USB Connection
140 Watts Stereo Output
4 Total Speakers
9 Total Speakers

Exterior Features

Sunroof: 
no
no
Rear defogger: 
yes
yes
Alloy Wheels: 
yes
yes
Wheel size: 
15 In
18 X 8.0
Wheels more: 
Inside Mounted Spare Tire
Chrome Alloy Wheels
Temporary Spare Tire
All Season Tires
Wheel Dimensions: 
Width: 
175.00millimeters
Aspect Ratio: 
55
Diameter: 
R15
Width: 
215.00millimeters
Aspect Ratio: 
55

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 brakes
Ventilated front disc brakes
Stability control: 
yes
yes
Rear brakes: 
Rear ventilated disc brakes
solid rear 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: 
yes
yes
Front headrests: 
yes
yes
Rear headrests: 
yes
yes
Tire pressure monitoring: 
yes
yes
More Safety Features: 
Passenger Airbag Occupant Sensing Deactivation
Turn Signal Mirrors
Rear Center 3-Point Belt
Remote Anti-Theft Alarm System
Blind Spot And Lane Departure Warnings Accident Avoidance System

Options

Packages: 
LED Illumination Package
All Weather Package
Chrome Package
Interior Package
Cargo Package
Protection Package
Exterior Package
Quick Value Package
Exterior Options: 
Acccessory Wheel Locks
Accessory LED Daytime Running Lights W/ Garnish
Accessory Side Sill Extension
Accessory Exhaust Finisher
Accessory Rear Lip Spoiler
Interior Options: 
Accessory All Weather Floor Mats
Accessory Carpeted Floor Mats & Portfolio