Looking for an inexpensive new car and that too a sedan, Mitsubishi Mirage G4 can be the one you are looking for. Mirage is not a new name in the automotive market and is known for its peppy looks and decent performance since its inception. Having seen close to 4 decades in the automotive market, the Japanese automaker brought the sedan version in the year 1988 with similar traits and aspects. The current model which is running in the Filipino automotive market is the 2015 Mirage G4 which is created to fit perfectly into the lifestyle of its owners. Be it a daily commute or a road trip partner, Mitsubishi Mirage G4 rightly fits into every role. Though this is one of the most sold out drives in the Philippines automotive market in its segment, still if you are unaware of what makes it so, here’s a quick overview of Mitsubishi Mirage G4.
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Talking about the appearance, the Mirage G4 shares its looks with its hatch sibling and the only difference which initially strikes the customers is the trunk onto the rear. But a close look would find you that this sedan is embedded with a perfect combination of function and form. The boasting features of this drive not only make this sedan look exciting and sleek but enhance the total driving experience. The dark chrome diamond cut front radiator grille with sharp headlamps create an impressive front altogether.
While the aerodynamic structure supports the performance of the engine, the lower radiator grille assists in enhancing the efficiency by contributing towards the smooth airflow. The overall dimensions of this compact sedan count to 4245 mm x 1670 mm x 1515 mm (L X W X H) along with wheelbase measuring 2550 mm. For best stability and smooth run on varied terrains, this drive is appointed with 14-15-inch alloy wheels across the variants.
The cockpit of this Mitsubishi drive is as good as its enticing exterior. Just like the exterior cues, the sedan version is also packed with the aspects of its younger hatch sibling. The dual-tone dash with chrome at the steering and infotainment system surely is one of the best features of this cabin while the decent fabric upholstery on the comforting seats ensure that your long drives are never tiresome. A top-notch entertainment facility comprising MP3 player, USB connectivity, iPod and Bluetooth compatibility, GPS navigation facility and a 6.5-inch touch display is packed within. The 4-speaker audio system completes this entertainment system delivering crisp and clear sound. A 450-litre of the trunk is also offered at the rear of this drive which is big enough to swallow 3 full-size golf bags.
2015 Mitsubishi Mirage G4 comes packed with a decently efficient engine. The sole 1.2-litre DOHC MIVEC power-supply unit knocks out a maximum power output counting to 78 PS at 6000 rpm along with a maximum torque showing 100 Nm at 4000 rpm. Across the trims, this engine is either mingled with 5-speed manual or CVT. Talking about its efficiency, a mileage of 21 kmpl in standard conditions on combined driveways can be expected from this engine which is pretty decent in its class. Overall, the engine is pretty efficient in churning out numbers.
Summing up this Mitsubishi sedan, it has all those features including comfort and convenience which a compact family drive should have to offer to its occupants.
For the customers who are very much concerned about the safety part, the Mirage G4 has been awarded ASEAN NCAP Grand Prix Award for Adult Occupant Protection in the Mini Car category for the year 2015. Tagged with a starting price of PhP 563,000, Mitsubishi Mirage G4 is giving a cut-throat competition to its contemporaries.