Mitsubishi_Mirage_frontMitsubishi Mirage has received significant updates with changes to the style inside and out, improved infotainment and additional safety features.

The Mitsubishi’s dynamic shield front ties in with new bumpers with large, angular recesses are aimed at giving it a broaded frontal stance. The rear has a squared-off look at the bumper corners and a colour-key rear spoiler.

In addition, the Mirage LS gains new LED headlamps with headlamp-levelling, LED daytime running lamps, and LED rear combination lamps. It rides on 15-inch alloys.

The revised interior includes Mitsubishi’s 7-inch smartphone display link audio with DAB, Apple CarPlay/ Android Auto and hands-free voice control.


The ES now has a combination meter with ambient temperature display, the LS has additional high contrast meter added.

Forward Collision Mitigation (FCM) and rear-view camera now come standard across the range, and the LS also gains Lane Departure Warning (LDW) technology.

The Mirage has a 1.2-litre petrol engine, with maximum power of 57kW at 6000rpm and peak torque of 100Nm at 4000 revs.

A five-speed manual transmission is available only on the ES model, most ES buyers are likely to chose the CVT automatic. The LS is CVT only.


Two new exterior colours have been added to the body colour palette, giving a choice between seven colours: Cool silver (new), Sand yellow (new), Black, White, Cyber blue, Red planet, Wine red.

Interior trims:
ES: Black fabric
LS: Black fabric with grey stitch

ES: $16,490 (manual), $17,990 (CVT)
LS: $18,990 (CVT)
Note: These are driveaway prices.

About Ewan Kennedy

Ewan Kennedy, a long-time car enthusiast, was Technical Research Librarian with the NRMA from 1970 until 1985. He worked part-time as a freelance motoring journalist from 1977 until 1985, when he took a full-time position as Technical Editor with Modern Motor magazine. Late in 1987 he left to set up a full-time business as a freelance motoring journalist. Ewan is an associate member of the Society of Automotive Engineers - International. An economy driving expert, he set the Guinness World Record for the greatest distance travelled in a standard road vehicle on a single fuel fill. He lists his hobbies as stage acting, travelling, boating and reading.
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