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    Quote Originally Posted by Marklovski View Post
    Used one online or from a junkyard?
    For a used one online from a junkyard. Go look on car-part.com. They fit 15-17 for sure 18 might work too? I think 14 is different? Found a few in Texas for $150usd. Cheap like borscht.



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    The cvt's aren't very light, I'd say they weigh about the same as the engine. They're relatively simple inside as far as the cvt part works it's just like a skidoo or quad.

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    again: cars.com transmission numbers

    Out of curiosity, doing another search of transmission type availability...

    Last time...

    On Cars.com in the U.S., there are 547 used 2014+ Mirages for sale right now...

    87 are listed as manual transmission.

    So, that's 16%.
    Hatchback: today there are 1741 used 2014+ Mirages for sale right now with transmission type indicated...


    • 177 are listed as manual transmission
    • 1564 CVT


    So, that's 10% manual for the hatchback.

    G4 sedan: there are 1741 used 2014+ Mirages for sale right now with transmission type indicated...


    • 156 are listed as manual transmission
    • 1366 CVT


    So, that's 10% manual for the sedan as well.

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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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    That's depressing.
    Simplify and add lightness.

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    On the bright side, it's still heads & shoulders above the U.S. fleet average for manual transmission take rate.

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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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    Mirage manuals

    Quote Originally Posted by MetroMPG View Post
    On the bright side, it's still heads & shoulders above the U.S. fleet average for manual transmission take rate.
    Dropping the manual transmission on the Mirage SE models in 2018 probably doesn't help present/future manual sales numbers either. Even though I have a 2017 Mirage ES (manual), I can see why many are attracted to the SE trim level. The addition of cruise, alloy wheels, and more adjustable front seats are a bit of a draw to that trim level. Cruise and alloy wheels can always be added to a base model, but a highly discounted SE model is a nice package.

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    Good point. I wonder why they did that.

    I just checked the Canadian specs, and the only way you can get factory cruise or alloys is to go with the GT!

    Everything else is just a version of the base (ES here) trim.


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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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