Page 8 of 8 FirstFirst ... 678
Results 71 to 72 of 72

Thread: What might we expect in the next generation 2019 Mirage? Micra platform Speculation

  1. #71
    Junior Member Tuques's Avatar
    Join Date
    Aug 2015
    United States
    Thanked 29 Times in 15 Posts
    Mitsubishi Motors is a lot of things but fast to market isnít one of them. The Mirage could coast for 2 years in the U.S. thanks to:
    • amortized tooling
    • weak competition -> expanding sales volume last 3 years
    • alliance platform sharing timetable

    Role model Ö

    Name:  VW.jpg
Views: 35
Size:  74.4 KB


  2. The Following User Says Thank You to Tuques For This Useful Post:

    Eggman (11-15-2017)

  3. #72
    Administrator MetroMPG's Avatar
    Join Date
    Jan 2013
    1000 Islands, Ontario
    Thanked 1,556 Times in 964 Posts
    Quote Originally Posted by palebeachbum View Post
    By 2020, The current Mirage will seem laughably outdated.
    Agreed. They can't afford to coast in their important markets... and the U.S. isn't the Mirage's important market, by far.

    The strategy for the car will be dictated by what's happening in the part of the world where the car has sold in much higher numbers. Mitsu already sold something like 200,000 Mirages in southeast Asia -- where there's much more intense A-segment competition -- before it even arrived on US shores. (Even Nissan admitted that Mitsu's higher success in developing countries was one reason it wanted to hook up.)

    The competition in those countries are running on 6-7 year model cycles. Mitsu can't afford to stretch much more than that, and the car first went on sale in 2012.


        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)

Posting Permissions

  • You may not post new threads
  • You may not post replies
  • You may not post attachments
  • You may not edit your posts