Yes MT is annoying, but there are also great advantages. I know, I own a 2014 Mirage MT myself. I live in the country, but in Toronto wow it's annoying. I get that no doubt.
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)