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    Top 3 Ways to Make Driving a Mirage More Fun

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    I got to thinking about how I had modified my '17 Mirage and so I wrote a post about it on my blog.

    https://www.subcompactculture.com/20...hi-mirage.html

    Would you agree?



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    Awesome write up! Agree 100%

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        click to view fuel log View my fuel log 2015 Mirage ES 1.2 automatic: 40.5 mpg (US) ... 17.2 km/L ... 5.8 L/100 km ... 48.6 mpg (Imp)


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    Quote Originally Posted by Subcompact Culture View Post
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    Would you agree?
    For me, two things makes my Mirage fun: the manual stick shift and choosing my revs, and the small size of the Mirage makes one feel as though they are driving a go kart.

    Be careful any newbie Mirage or small car drivers: you have to be extra vigilant that other drivers see you pulling into traffic. I have been pro-active so many times now with my small little Mirage, saving my own butt.

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        click to view fuel log View my fuel log 214 Mirage ES 1.2 manual: 39.8 mpg (US) ... 16.9 km/L ... 5.9 L/100 km ... 47.8 mpg (Imp)


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    Quote Originally Posted by dspace9 View Post
    For me, two things makes my Mirage fun: the manual stick shift and choosing my revs, and the small size of the Mirage makes one feel as though they are driving a go kart.

    Be careful any newbie Mirage or small car drivers: you have to be extra vigilant that other drivers see you pulling into traffic. I have been pro-active so many times now with my small little Mirage, saving my own butt.
    As a driver of small cars for pretty much 25 years, I will say this is very true of all small cars, but a good "heads up" nonetheless.

    My mom had a 1986 Mirage (Dodge Colt) in a champagne color and was always always getting hit. That color did not help visibility.

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    Excellent read! I threw on 205/50/15s on mine and it cornered MUCH better in sacrifice of mpg. But man, I need to get those 3 mods soon. Just having on the 205/50/15s made a pretty big difference in driving.

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        click to view fuel log View my fuel log 2015 Mirage DE 1.2 manual: 43.8 mpg (US) ... 18.6 km/L ... 5.4 L/100 km ... 52.6 mpg (Imp)


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    Suspension and tires have always been the most meaningful and simple modifications to make cars more fun without hurting reliability.



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