You're a wealth of information! This forum helped make my choice in buying a 2015 Mirage ES. I am very happy with this car. I bought the manual transmission (wanted to keep the cost at a minimum, and I enjoy shifting my own gears). However I find the final gear a little on the high side, 3000 rpm at 100km/h (60mph). I think Mitsubishi has done this to reduce downshifting on inclines or even strong headwinds especially if you have a car full adults, since we're dealing with limited HP. Nevertheless, I think if the rpm were somewhere around 2500, that would be sufficient. I'm wondering if a transmission shop could change that 5th gear ratio, as in machining a custom gear?
View my fuel log 2015 Mirage ES 1.2 manual: 48.3 mpg (US) ... 20.5 km/L ... 4.9 L/100 km ... 58.0 mpg (Imp)