1997 Mitsubishi Mirage - Consumer Reviews

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Great Mirage, Fun to Drive
By Dan on 03/25/09 14:17 PM (PDT)

Vehicle

1997 Mitsubishi Mirage LS 2dr Coupe

Review

9 months into ownership- It's a surprisingly great car to own. Fantastic gas mileage = 29/35mpg for me. Quite peppy and quick for such a small engine. Maintenance is easy and affordable - no big problems yet. I hesitated to buy the car, thinking I needed a Honda Civic instead, but I was so wrong! With the exception of looks, this car is right on par with the Civics. Exterior design is not the best, but the interior is good. No complaints thus far and the previous owner said the same. I paid $1000 for it instead of $4000 for a similar Civic - easy choice in this economy. I thought it needed a paint job, but a waxing got rid of the dullness - it looks great! Reliable mpg alternative.
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My little Black Ride
By $ha. on 02/13/09 08:29 AM (PST)

Vehicle

1997 Mitsubishi Mirage LS 4dr Sedan

Review

I love this damn car. Would never ever get rid of it. My mom was the 2nd owner she drove it for five years and passed it on to me. I've had it now for four years and i just love it. im shopping for a newer car just to have in case she dies on me. but even then ill patch her up and park her in the garage for my back up ride. if you happen to run across one of these babies for sale,jump on it. Great vehicle! It keeps going and going. LOL
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A car that keeps going....
By Anita on 01/18/09 17:52 PM (PST)

Vehicle

1997 Mitsubishi Mirage DE 2dr Coupe

Review

I purchased a 97 Mirage right off the show room in 97. I had one accident where she hit me 3 times on the passenger side and the car took a beating and it keeps ticking. I replace the door and the front end, had it repainted and fix the dent near the gas tank. My car still looks good. This car paid for itself 10 times over. I love this car!
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Classic Coupe
By Davidt on 06/28/08 00:58 AM (PDT)

Vehicle

1997 Mitsubishi Mirage LS 2dr Coupe

Review

I bought this car on EBay for $1700 and it was worth every penny. I had all of the routine mechanics done as well as had it repainted (Red). It looks exactly like the pictures on this website. It runs like a top and is very fun to drive with the 5 speed standard transmission and the 1.8 L engine. I am 56 and this is the last car I intend to own!
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Call it the GLC - Good Little Car
By svdbybld on 08/03/04 00:00 AM (PDT)

Vehicle

1997 Mitsubishi Mirage DE 4dr Sedan

Review

Almost 100K now and still drive like the day I bought it. Great car. I think some people expect so much out of a little car like this. I get 33 mpg, it is a basic realiable car. People complain about no power. HELLO IT IS A 1.5 LITRE IT IS NOT A HOT ROD.
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cool car!!!
By hon on 07/18/04 00:00 AM (PDT)

Vehicle

1997 Mitsubishi Mirage LS 2dr Coupe

Review

It's the best model in its class. Very reliable and it's a lot fun to drive. With a 5-speed manual on a 1.8L engine, you could accelerate it like a real sports car.
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Dam good economy car
By cbwillsr on 07/18/04 00:00 AM (PDT)

Vehicle

1997 Mitsubishi Mirage DE 2dr Coupe

Review

I have had this car for 7 years and placed almost 200000 miles on it with no engine complications. I have only replaced a fuel filter, battery and brakes during this time. The car has started every time i have cranked it up.
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Street show car
By ducatti_2000 on 05/27/04 00:00 AM (PDT)

Vehicle

1997 Mitsubishi Mirage DE 2dr Coupe

Review

This car is awsome. With little modifications to it it handles like the lancer. Fuel economy is great. The car is really light so for its power it accelerates great. Over all an awsome car.
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a very reliable car
By sounak on 10/11/03 00:00 AM (PDT)

Vehicle

1997 Mitsubishi Mirage DE 2dr Coupe

Review

i bought my mitsubishi mirage car on june 2002. it is a wonderfull car. excellent in gas economy, fun to derive, zero maintenance cost. i am very haapy with it.
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This little car just won't die...
By GrayVA on 06/18/03 00:00 AM (PDT)

Vehicle

1997 Mitsubishi Mirage DE 2dr Coupe

Review

We purchased a 1991 Mirage DE Coupe for our daughter for her 16th birthday. The car was used with over 70,000 miles on it. Our daughter is less than good with maintenance but this little gem doesn't care. The Mirage now has over 102,000 miles on it without a single repair! I can't believe this little car just keeps humming along. This was our first experience with Mitsubishi and I must say I am IMPRESSED!
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