MANILA: Mitsubishi is counted amongst the top five automakers in the Philippines market. And the reason is very much evident from its remarkable car lineup that includes achievers like Mirage, Adventure, Strada, Montero Sport and the car of the day Mirage G4. All these cars have helped Mitsubishi attain 18.1 percent of market share that's second from the top after Toyota.
Well as for Mirage G4 this Mitsubishi kid is one of a kind vehicle that apart from being affordable houses n-number of amenities. And on top of all this is an environmentally friendly car that knows its responsibility very well towards mother earth.
Here are top five Mirage G4 pros that make it the best available Compact Sedan of the time -
Who doesn't like sedans but the very thought of buying one is accompanied with a hole in one's pocket. To the rescue were introduced compact sedans that despite giving sedan like look and feel carried an affordable price tag. Out of the current lot of cars, Mitsubishi Mirage G4 is one with the most economical option with its base variant costing as little as PhP 573,000 and top trim finishing off at PhP 788,000.
Mitsubishi Mirage G4 is a very economical car not only on the price front but also on the fuel aspect. At the recent Mitsubishi Motors Corporation Test results using EU combined cycle the said car recorded a whooping mileage of 21 km/l, which means that Mirage G4 is a car that allows you to travel long distances without worrying about refueling.
Under Mirage G4 scaled hood lies a 1.2L DOHC 12-Valve Mitsubishi Innovative Valve-timing Electronic Control System (MIVEC) mill. It is because of the said MIVEC technology that more air is allowed in the cylinder that further ensures an efficient burn. On to the transmission front, the 1.2-litre mill is paired with an INVECS-III CVT system that assures smooth and agile driving. Coming to its performance sheet, the car, thanks to the above-mentioned configuration produces a maximum power of 78 PS at 6000 rpm along with peak torque of 100 Nm at 4000 rpm. In addition, it has a record top speed of 170 km/h (172 in GX trim) and a tight turning radius of 4.8 meters.
Mitsubishi Mirage is an attractive car that catches attention on road instantaneously, all thanks to its great designing attributes. In the list are included features like 15-inch dark chrome alloy wheels, diamond cut grille, fog lamp, side sill cover and tailpipe finisher that not only increases its beauty but also add up to the entire driving experience.
Mirage G4 is a compact sedan but the space that it holds inside is no less than a full-length sedan. This five-seater with impressive comfort and legroom is even good enough for a 6-footer. On the amenities front, Mirage G4 houses steering-wheel-mounted audio controls, 6.5-inch touchscreen infotainment system, 4-speaker audio system with iPod, DVD, MP3 player, USB and Bluetooth connectivity. Apart from all this the car also has 450-litre of trunk space that can easily fit in 3 full-size golf bag.
It's Mitsubishi's Reinforced Impact Safety Evolution Body that supports Mirage G4 and provides complete protection to the passengers by effectively absorbing and dispersing crash energy. In addition, the car also comes geared with Immobilizer, Dual SRS Airbag, ABS, and EBD safety essentials ensuring ultimate safety of the passengers. To top it all Mitsubishi Mirage won ASEAN NCAP award in Adult Occupancy Protection category (Mini car), which makes it even more enticing.