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    Review notes: testing a 2015 Mirage CVT on loan for a week



    Like Darin did
    , I'll be getting a Mirage for a week. The process is just started so I don't even know when it'll be available, but it will happen. I'll check back in when I know more. I think it might even be a 2015 Mirage...

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    UPDATE, Aug 20th: I have the car now. Review/notes start in post #17 of this thread.


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        click to view fuel log View my fuel log 2015 Mirage ES 1.2 automatic: 49.0 mpg (US) ... 20.8 km/L ... 4.8 L/100 km ... 58.8 mpg (Imp)


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    Great! Hope you like it!. Is this on loan for you to review, or is it for a vacation?

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        click to view fuel log View my fuel log 2014 Mirage ES 1.2 automatic: 43.1 mpg (US) ... 18.3 km/L ... 5.5 L/100 km ... 51.8 mpg (Imp)


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    I'm getting it to review it.

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        click to view fuel log View my fuel log 2015 Mirage ES 1.2 automatic: 49.0 mpg (US) ... 20.8 km/L ... 4.8 L/100 km ... 58.8 mpg (Imp)


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    Excellent. I suspect you'll end up with a top spec CVT version, which is how it usually works in the media fleet.

    I was lucky enough to be able to borrow a base, 5-speed Mirage from Mitsu Canada, but only because they happened to have a bunch of different cars together for a special event.

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        click to view fuel log View my fuel log 2014 Mirage base ES 1.2 manual: 54.0 mpg (US) ... 23.0 km/L ... 4.4 L/100 km ... 64.9 mpg (Imp)


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    I have a feeling I'll get the CVT too. It sounded like there was only one car available in the area.

    The nice thing is it sounds like it might even be delivered! (Instead of having to take a ~2hr drive to get it)

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        click to view fuel log View my fuel log 2015 Mirage ES 1.2 automatic: 49.0 mpg (US) ... 20.8 km/L ... 4.8 L/100 km ... 58.8 mpg (Imp)


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    And point for Darin. I just got word from Mitsubishi. I'll be getting a 2015 Mirage ES with CVT!

    Let me know if there is anything you'd like me to check out on the car. Get pics, etc.

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        click to view fuel log View my fuel log 2015 Mirage ES 1.2 automatic: 49.0 mpg (US) ... 20.8 km/L ... 4.8 L/100 km ... 58.8 mpg (Imp)


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    Let us see the new seats for 2015, as I believe they changed the fabric

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    You got it.

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        click to view fuel log View my fuel log 2015 Mirage ES 1.2 automatic: 49.0 mpg (US) ... 20.8 km/L ... 4.8 L/100 km ... 58.8 mpg (Imp)


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    I'd like to spend more time with a CVT -- I didn't hate it as much as I thought I was going to when I test drove one at a dealership back in November.

    The engineers put a lot of effort into making it as efficient as possible, which I can appreciate.

    I'm interested in hearing your impression of idle neutral logic -- I didn't really get enough time in the one I tried to see when it was active & how it felt.

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        click to view fuel log View my fuel log 2014 Mirage base ES 1.2 manual: 54.0 mpg (US) ... 23.0 km/L ... 4.4 L/100 km ... 64.9 mpg (Imp)


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    Yeah, I'll take some time to really learn how the CVT works. It would be great to know more about how it behaves under different situations.


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        click to view fuel log View my fuel log 2015 Mirage ES 1.2 automatic: 49.0 mpg (US) ... 20.8 km/L ... 4.8 L/100 km ... 58.8 mpg (Imp)


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