Why is the New 2022 Mitsubishi Mirage a Good Car?

The Mitsubishi Mirage is affordable and has incredible gas mileage. As a hatchback model, it offers roomy cargo space and a spacious interior so you can take your family along the ride. In 2022, the car is available in unique Black Edition trim and incorporates stunning standard 15-inch black alloy wheels, black side-mirror caps, and a black roof spoiler. A steering leather steering wheel with red embroidery and vibrant red grille accents makes the 2022 Mirage give you a sleek-looking ride. As standard, all trim levels come with departure lighting and a front-passenger vanity mirror. Here's everything you need to know about the 2022 Mitsubishi Mirage from Westgate Mitsubishi in Raleigh, NC.


Engine and Fuel Performance

All models feature a 1.2-liter 3-cylinder engine that produces 78 hp and 74 lb-ft of torque, sufficient for a daily commute or a day out in the city. The car is also ready to drive you anywhere you want around the open road. The base model powertrain is paired with a five-speed manual transmission, while the rest feature a continuously variable automatic transmission.

With the new Mirage, you can conquer all types of weather thanks to the Active Stability Control feature that reduces sliding and slipping in challenging road conditions. Also, Mirage comes with a Hill Start Assist to ensure you don't roll back when starting the car on a slope.

According to the EPA, the 2022 Mirage offers fuel efficiency of 43 mpg on the highway and 36 mpg in the city when equipped with the continuously variable transmission (CVT). These ratings are impressive, and they make Mirage one of the most fuel-efficient cars in the market. If equipped with the manual transmission, the Mirage has an EPA rating of 41 mpg on the highway and 33 mpg in the city.

Interior Design

Be warm, feel relaxed, and drive in luxurious comfort, thanks to the heated front seats that you can modify to your preference. On the other hand, the plenty of legroom assures a comfy feel in long drives. A plentiful cargo space means the 2022 Mitsubishi Mirage travels where you want with space for what you want to carry along. With passengers in the rear seats, you enjoy a cargo space of 17.1 cubic feet. Still, you can fold the rear seats to get a remarkable 47 cubic feet of cargo space. The car combines the best of both worlds with its fabric and synthetic leather interior. The sophisticated leather steering wheel and shift knob, for instance, gives it a lavish look.


The 2022 Mirage packs cutting-edge technology to keep you connected throughout your trip. It has a 7-inch Smartphone Link Display Audio that features Android Auto and Apple CarPlay. The system lets you access your applications, listen to music, receive calls, or even send texts while still concentrating on the road. The infotainment system also includes a standard Bluetooth wireless technology that connects to various audio streaming gadgets.

Ride in comfort thanks to the automatic climate control that automatically adjusts the air and directs it to the desired areas for optimal temperature. Also, the fast-key entry system lets you unlock the vehicle, start the engine, and drive away instantly. Pair this system with the push-button start to have a seamless and fast engine start.

Safety Features

The new 2022 Mirage received an overall four-star rating from the National Highway Traffic Safety Administration (NTHSA). The rollover, side crash, and frontal crash tests received four stars out of five. The Insurance Institute for Highway Safety is yet to test this car. As is the norm with other vehicles, Mitsubishi equips Mirage with standard driver-assist features, such as a rearview camera, pedestrian detection, forward collision warning, and a forward automatic emergency braking. Advanced driver assistance features include rain-sensing windshield wipers, automatic high-beam headlights, lane-departure warning, and front and rear parking sensors.

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