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    Highest milage/km for a manual?

    Can anyone chime in who has the highest mileage on their manual Mirage/Mirage G4. Just curious if anyone is past 90k


    2018 Mirage G4 1.2 ES CVT (Wife's current car)
    2017 Mirage G4 1.2 ES CVT Smartphone Link Display Audio (SDA) System(Crashed)
    2014 Mirage DE 1.2 Manual and BT (Sold)
    2015 Lancer SE 2.4 AWC (daily driver)
    2000 Mirage DE 1.8 Auto (Sold)

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        click to view fuel log View my fuel log 2017 Mirage G4 ES CVT 1.2 automatic: 42.0 mpg (US) ... 17.9 km/L ... 5.6 L/100 km ... 50.4 mpg (Imp)


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    Forum member Rkt Ship probably has the highest mileage 5-speed manual transmission here.

    Here's his Garage Entry: Sammy

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        click to view fuel log View my fuel log 2015 Mirage ES 1.2 manual: 50.1 mpg (US) ... 21.3 km/L ... 4.7 L/100 km ... 60.1 mpg (Imp)


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    I have 93k on my '15 ES manual, which I bought new. Clutch is feeling a bit 'spongy', which is to be expected given what I use this car for. But I expect to get 100k out of it. Other than that, no worries.

    Best thing I did for the car was swap out the factory fill trans oil for Redline MTL at 60k.

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    dang! I thought I drove a lot. My 15' is at 38,xxx miles right now. I'm really considering doing the trans flush once I do the brake pads/rotors. I can feel a slight vibration while braking.

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        click to view fuel log View my fuel log 2015 Mirage DE 1.2 manual: 43.9 mpg (US) ... 18.7 km/L ... 5.4 L/100 km ... 52.8 mpg (Imp)


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    I'm around 80k with my 2014. No complaints at all.
    Custom Mirage products: Cruise control kit, Glove box light, MAF sensor housing, Rear sway bar

    Current project: Alternator delete with regen braking modification

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        click to view fuel log View my fuel log 2015 Mirage DE 1.2 manual: 45.7 mpg (US) ... 19.4 km/L ... 5.1 L/100 km ... 54.9 mpg (Imp)


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    I'm at ~108k on my '14 5MT ES I bought new. Just did the first brake change. Clutch still feels the same as it did from day one. Other than the garbage suspension with STILL NO OPTIONS FOR SHOCKS AND STRUTS :grrrr: I am completely satisfied with this great little car.

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        click to view fuel log View my fuel log 2014 Mirage ES 1.2 manual: 44.4 mpg (US) ... 18.9 km/L ... 5.3 L/100 km ... 53.3 mpg (Imp)


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    Brake change at only 38k? That seems very early to me. I am pretty sure mine will last over 100k because I am still hypermiling everyday

    (ie Drive like you have no brakes) I usually downshift to 4th or 3rd if I see the light turning red up ahead and just coast
    2015 Mirage DE 5 speed Manual (no bluetooth) nickname: "Agile Grey Rat"

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        click to view fuel log View my fuel log 2015 Mirage DE 1.2 manual: 44.9 mpg (US) ... 19.1 km/L ... 5.2 L/100 km ... 53.9 mpg (Imp)


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    Quote Originally Posted by remusrm View Post
    Can anyone chime in who has the highest mileage on their manual Mirage/Mirage G4. Just curious if anyone is past 90k
    What makes you ask? Anything specific?

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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
    What makes you ask? Anything specific?


    I am trying to figue out the longevity of the manual vs auto. I saw the auto has some issues in the threads
    2018 Mirage G4 1.2 ES CVT (Wife's current car)
    2017 Mirage G4 1.2 ES CVT Smartphone Link Display Audio (SDA) System(Crashed)
    2014 Mirage DE 1.2 Manual and BT (Sold)
    2015 Lancer SE 2.4 AWC (daily driver)
    2000 Mirage DE 1.8 Auto (Sold)

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        click to view fuel log View my fuel log 2017 Mirage G4 ES CVT 1.2 automatic: 42.0 mpg (US) ... 17.9 km/L ... 5.6 L/100 km ... 50.4 mpg (Imp)


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    Well, not counting clutch wear, a manual transmission should outlast the rest of the car. (If it's not abused.) I don't think we've had any reports of synchro or bearing problems.

    We've seen one unusual clutch disc failure that I know of: Clutch Failure on 2015 DE 5-Spd (Update: damaged clutch disc))


    And a couple of people have had broken clutch cables: Clutch has no pressure (Update: cable broke)


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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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