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    So I test drove a Mirage today...

    ... and I'm definitely getting one! I love it! I had taken it out for a spin to see how it compared to the reviews.

    The car isn't anywhere near as loud as I thought it would be. The engine noise is noticeable when you give it a bit of gas, but is in no way an issue. The car is quieter than my current 2001 Civic by a good bit

    Not as much get up and go as the Civic, but I still easily fit into traffic in the city and the fuel economy tramples the Civic Love the clutch! The shifter seems to have a bit of a *click* going into gears which I like.

    It was a nice ride. Took the roads well. The sound system more than meets our needs. Nice cold A/C and High/Low heated seats. A locking gas door, keyless entry, power windows and locks. Love it! Popped the hood and the lights are all easy to change - no more scraping my hands up!

    The reviews for this vehicle SUCK!

    Honestly, the only issue I have with this vehicle is the huge spot between the back window and the back passenger windows. Quite a bit bigger than I'm used to driving a car which means I have to use my mirrors more. Could use with a back up camera because I won't be able to tell how far I am from walls.other vehicles.

    We also finally found a great dealer(after speaking with 4 already). I'll be speaking with her again. Hope to be adding my Mirage to the garage soon


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        click to view fuel log View my fuel log 2014 Mirage SE 1.2 manual: 52.3 mpg (US) ... 22.2 km/L ... 4.5 L/100 km ... 62.8 mpg (Imp)


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    Congrats, Back-space.

    Quote Originally Posted by Back-space View Post
    The reviews for this vehicle SUCK!
    Yup - anyone who reads only the couple of big, negative media outlet reviews will wonder what's wrong with those guys after driving this car.

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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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    Quote Originally Posted by MetroMPG View Post
    Congrats, Back-space.



    Yup - anyone who reads only the couple of big, negative media outlet reviews will wonder what's wrong with those guys after driving this car.
    I had said the same to my girlfriend One of the reviewers was also reviewing some pricey Lexus. Comparing the Mirage to something like that, I can see why they don't like it. Off the lot at $19 000, though, this car exceeds the expectations I had for it

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    You are Smart back-space.can't wait to see your mirage
    hello from bluejellybean

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    Quote Originally Posted by debburyl View Post
    You are Smart back-space.can't wait to see your mirage
    Me, neither I want to be at the dealer when the truck pulls in. If I could I'd back the thing off the truck, myself

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    Congrats, you will love the car. Just don't drive it in europe (especially germany where there's no speed limit ����LoL����)

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        click to view fuel log View my fuel log 2013 Mirage 1.0 manual: 47.5 mpg (US) ... 20.2 km/L ... 5.0 L/100 km ... 57.0 mpg (Imp)


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    Quote Originally Posted by m4v3r1ck View Post
    Congrats, you will love the car. Just don't drive it in europe (especially germany where there's no speed limit ����LoL����)
    I love it already I kind of want to go back and grab one instead of waiting for the 15's...

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    Your welcome that's the way I was when I knew I was getting one.I had already decided what colors I whanted my Frist choice was red, or purple, then blue, and at the bottom of the list was green&black.it turned out that all I was approved for was the DE and there was NO red. But they had the Blue so that's what I got.what color are you getting? When did they say the 15s were coming ?
    hello from bluejellybean

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    Congrats!



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