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    The Mirage Is Actually A Pretty Big Car...

    I parked next to an old Datsun 240Z last week and discovered that compared to that, the Mirage is actually pretty big. After checking some measurements via Google, I dummied up this approximate comparison. While the 240z is just a bit longer, the Mirage is much taller and has a longer wheel base. The same comparison holds for the 1992 Miata, which my Mirage replaced.


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    That's pretty cool. wonder About width. Mirage is super narrow.
    I also feel it's bigger than my old 1990 geo prizm. Much taller

    On a side note. Jealous that you live in Tahoe. Awesome place.

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    It's pretty comparable to a 4 seater sxs Name:  measurements-d.jpg
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Size:  85.3 KB But the Mitsubishi is about half the cost, gets better fuel mileage, has a higher top speed, and it comes with a heater.

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    It's much larger than the Metro.......
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    Quote Originally Posted by Johnny Mullet View Post
    It's much larger than the Metro.......
    That's painful to see. I'm getting one of these Mirages to belatedly replace a Metro, and I'm sorry to see that it is much larger. I loved, absolutely LOVED, the size of the Metro. I felt like a kid in a kiddie car driving the Metro, and I could go anywhere and fit anywhere in the Metro. What a pity ... .

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        click to view fuel log View my fuel log 2017 Mirage SE 1.2 manual: 45.4 mpg (US) ... 19.3 km/L ... 5.2 L/100 km ... 54.5 mpg (Imp)


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    Quote Originally Posted by bolo View Post
    That's painful to see. I'm getting one of these Mirages to belatedly replace a Metro, and I'm sorry to see that it is much larger. I loved, absolutely LOVED, the size of the Metro. I felt like a kid in a kiddie car driving the Metro, and I could go anywhere and fit anywhere in the Metro. What a pity ... .
    Don't worry, it's still plenty small with a awesomely tight turning radius

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    I parked next to an early 90s Corolla and I couldn't believe how low it was compared to my Mirage! As small as the Mirage is by today's standards, it's significantly larger than subcompact hatchbacks of 20 plus years ago.

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    I parked next to a miata and that was much lower.



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