Curtain airbags are designed to protect the driver's and front seat passenger's heads in a side impact crash. This is typically measured in liters 3. Both models are larger inside and out than previous generations. The actual Mirage name was not introduced to the United States until the third generation in 1985. Data Unavailable Third Leg Room in.
We invariably prefer manual transmissions in this size class, since they make the most of limited engine power, and they also lend a little more driving fun. Data Unavailable Third Hip Room in. The seats are comfortable and supportive—surprisingly so for a car in this entry level segment. This version targets city driving where crashes often occur at low speeds but can cause debilitating injury such as whiplash injuries. We will try our best to help answer our product inquiry, However we only have limited technical knowledge we cannot answer specific inquiry. Available with each model is optional 1.
Since modern car marketing has options grouped by packages, it makes little sense to list individual options. The current Mirage model is a subcompact hatchback and it replaces the Mitsubishi Colt sold between 2002 and 2012. Side airbags none Wheelbase 98 in. Most new cars start with a few body styles and slowly evolve into one specific style that is offered. Data Unavailable Third Shoulder Room in. There was too much upward movement of the steering wheel, which contributed to the dummy's head bottoming out the airbag and hitting the steering wheel. All in all, we'd say this Mirage is not an illusion.
It's a feature we usually associate with much more expensive cars. The overall profile goes from a low nose to a high rear deck, a look which is prevalent in the more sohisticated market offerings. Ratings are estimated from data on real crashes reported to police in Australia and New Zealand and provide a very high level of confidence. Like other cars in the Mitsubishi lineup, the Mirage had varying degrees of power based on which engine was chosen. Over time the Mirage won a few awards including IntelliChoice's Best Deal of the Month Award and Best Overall Value of the Year Award in 1999. The protection for other road users rating indicates the level of protection that a vehicle provides for other unprotected road users other car drivers, pedestrians, bicyclists or motorcyclists in the event of a crash. Failed to get data, please try again.
Pedestrian Auto Emergency Braking is a vehicle safety technology has the potential to prevent a crash or reduce the impact speed of a crash. An all-wheel drive variant is available from the 1991 fourth generation models, including a 3-speed automatic transmission. It stops wheel spin by reducing engine power or temporarily applying the brakes to that wheel, allowing the car to accelerate smoothly, even on slippery surfaces. The smooth but conservative lines of both the coupe and sedan seem well conceived to stay fresh over a long period of time, which means your car won't look dated next year, or the year after that. Although Mitsubishi dropped the Mirage name in 2002, the car continues to drive along the city streets today The Mirage was a long-lived subcompact manufactured by Mitsubishi Motors from 1978 to 2002.
Limited slip differentials also help provide a more even distribution of traction forces when the car is on a slippery surface. The Mirage was assembled at several plants including the Nagoya Plant in Okazaki, Japan and Todd Park in New Zealand. Initially offered as a subcompact hatchback, with an optional turbo edition, it won acclaim as a pocket rocket. This was also true of heat and ventilation controls, as well as other functions on the dash. During the fifth and final generation, assembly took place in Okayama, Japan and Normal, Illinois. The new generation of Mirage is wider, longer, taller and roomier than previous versions.
Failed to get data, please try again. . That same year, the Mirage was given a more stylish redesign, which was further improved upon in later models. Regardless of which body style was preferred, the Mirage was big enough for a party of four. The Mirage was assembled at several plants including the Nagoya Plant in Okazaki, Japan and Todd Park in New Zealand.
The Mirage was discontinued in the United States in 2002 and replaced with the Mitsubishi Lancer. A high head acceleration occurred when the dummy's head hit the steering wheel through the airbag, and again when it hit the B-pillar, indicating that injuries to the head would be possible. Restraints and dummy kinematics Dummy movement wasn't well controlled. The earliest Mirage models won the favoritism of buyers in the late 70s and early 80s due to its small size and great fuel efficiency. We have an excellent selection of Mirage custom parts, like body kits, carbon hoods, custom seats, and rims, to name a few. By its last generation the Mirage was offered as a new sportier 2-door coupe version. Driving Impressions Option-wise, what's important to the driveability of Mirage? Traction Control systems optimise grip and stability of the car on the road during acceleration by measuring wheel rotation.
Suffice it to say that most of the amenities which add to the cost of the car will also add to its value later on as a resale. For 1997, the Mirage returns to respectability as an extensively redesigned line of small cars. By its last generation the Mirage was offered as a new sportier 2-door coupe version. A surprisingly thoughtful touch: sun visor extensions to block those rays that always seem to filter in around the inside rear view mirror and directly into your eyes. Like all cars, a variety of sound systems are available for the Mirage. This falls off a bit with the optional 1.
Forces on the right tibia and accelerations on the right foot indicate the that injuries to the lower leg and foot would be likely. The photos and videos shown here may be of a different model, model year or body type from the one selected. The Driver Protection rating measures the relative safety of cars in preventing serious injury to their own drivers in crashes. Failed to get data, please try again. The advent of the Dodge and Plymouth Neons ended Chrysler's need for Mitsubishi-supplied small cars.