2020 Mitsubishi Mirage vs 2020 Kia Rio



Today the small or subcompact cars have come a long way, unlike early times when they did not have the basic luxuries of air-conditioning, seat belts & anti-lock brakes, etc. Nowadays the small cars have all these added necessities but that does not mean that you are buying cheap. These days small cars are not just brought for budgetary reasons but also for its urban-ready ability to zip around the city & fuel efficiency.

The Subcompact Class Cars

In the small car segment understanding its requirements especially in the city both Kia & Mitsubishi launched small cars in 2018, now in its 2020 version, the Kia Rio & the Mitsubishi Mirage.

Let’s compare the Kia Rio with the Mitsubishi Mirage:

Specification & Comparison

  • A 1.2-liter 3-cylinder engine under its hood whereas the Kia Rio has a 1.6-liter 4-cylinder engine
  • Fuel-efficient with a higher EPA rating of 36 mpg while compared to 33mpg of the Kia Rio, on a city drive.
  • Standard cruise control whereas it is not available in the Kia Rio
  • Automatic climate control whereas it is not available in the Kia Rio
  • The USB port is not available in both the Mitsubishi Mirage & the Kia Rio.
  • Both the Mirage & the Rio have similar front passenger & driver airbags along with front side-impact & side-impact head airbags. Both are FWD with anti-lock brakes, traction control & rear-view cameras.
  • The Mirage comes with a corrosion warranty for 2 years more than the Kia Rio (7/100,000 vs 5/100,000).
  • The Mitsubishi Mirage is easier to drive when compared to the Kia Rio due to the lower profile of the Mirage against Rio.
  • More spacious & has a larger boot space when compared to Rio.
  • The 2020 Kia Rio has a 2-speed CVT w/OD transmission while the Mitsubishi in its Mirage model has given 2 transmissions, the 2-speed CVT w/OD transmission & the 5-speed manual w/OD transmission.

To Sum Up

The Mitsubishi Mirage is an easy to drive subcompact class car with good safety feature, space & excellent fuel efficiency in its class. To know more about the Mitsubishi Mirage car visit Kelly Mitsubishi in Emmaus

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Source: Mitsubishi