Comparison - Mitsubishi Mirage G4 SE 2019 - vs - Kia Forte EX 2018

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Average Price: 
$
17,495
Updated: 
06 Dec 2018
21,700
Updated: 
09 Jun 2018
Car Type: 
Car
Car
Year: 
2019
2018
Total Seating: 
5
5
Transmission: 
Continuously Variable-speed Automatic
6-speed Shiftable Automatic
Bluetooth: 
yes
yes
Heated seats: 
yes
yes
Navigation: 
yes
yes
Drive Type: 
Front Wheel Drive
Front Wheel Drive
Doors: 
5
5
Fuel Tank Capacity: 
9.20gals
13.20gals
Exterior Colors: 
Color: 
Pearl White
#FFFFFF
Infrared Metallic
#DE4B4B
Wine Red Metallic
#A91D33
Mercury Gray Metallic
#555657
Mystic Black Metallic
#121212
Sapphire Blue Metallic
#007ED9
Starlight Silver Metallic
#4B4B4B

Expert Reviews

Expert reviews: 

The 2019 Mitsubishi Mirage G4 Sedan comes with front wheel drive. Available transmissions include: 5-speed manual, continuously variable-speed automatic.Cruise control, adjustable driver-seat height and seats with silver stitching now standard.

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

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

By: 
edmunds.com

The 2019 Mitsubishi Mirage challenges the assumption that there are no bad new cars anymore.

Pros
Minimalism isn’t always bad
Room for four adults
Easy parking
Decent fuel economy

Cons
Dismal acceleration
Scary highway handling
Very noisy at speed
Lousy safety ratings

By: 
thecarconnection.com

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

Fuel

Fuel Type: 
Regular Unleaded
Regular Unleaded
Fuel Economy City USA: 
35.00mpg
25.00mpg
Fuel Economy HWY: 
41.00mpg
33.00mpg
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
151ft-lbs
at 4 000rpm
Horsepower: 
78hp
at 6 000rpm
164hp
at 6 200rpm
Turning Circle: 
31.50Feet
34.80Feet
Cam Type: 
Double overhead cam (DOHC)
Double overhead cam (DOHC)

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
no
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
Leather Steering Wheel
Keyless Ignition

Exterior Dimensions

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

Interior Dimensions

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

Weights and capacites

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

Instruments

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

Power Features

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

Seats

Rear Seat Collapsible: 
no
no
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
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
Rear Seats Features: 
Folding With Pass-Thru Center Armrest
Rear Ventilation Ducts
Folding center armrest
Rear Ventilation Ducts
Split-Folding Rear Seatback

Suspension

Front Suspension: 
Front Stabilizer Bar
Front Stabilizer Bar
Rear Suspension: 
Rear Stabilizer Bar
Rear Stabilizer Bar
Suspension Info: 
Front Independent Suspension
Front Independent Suspension

Comfort

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

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
Auxiliary Audio Input And USB With External Media Control
USB Connection
6 Total Speakers

Exterior Features

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

Safety Features

ABS: 
yes
yes
Front head airbags: 
yes
yes
Rear head airbags: 
yes
yes
Dual front side-mounted airbags: 
yes
yes
Child seat anchors: 
yes
yes
Emergency braking assist: 
yes
yes
Front brakes: 
Ventilated front disc brakes
Ventilated Front Disc
Rear brakes: 
Rear Drum 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
Auto delay off headlamps: 
yes
no
Dusk sensing headlamps: 
yes
yes
Front headrests: 
yes
yes
Rear headrests: 
yes
yes
Stability control: 
yes
yes
Traction control: 
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
Rear Height Adjustable Headrests
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

Options

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

Colors

Interior Colors: 
Color: 
Gray, cloth
#808080
Black, cloth
#161616