by kirk on May 19, 2010 Vehicle: 1998 Mitsubishi Mirage DE 4dr Sedan
Have had my 98 for about 8 yrs. Averaged 34 mpg, and have seen 45 mpg on straight highway driving. Put on a cold air intake and now it sounds more throaty. Very reliable. Never been in the shop. Lots of room to work on engine. (it's smaller than some motorcycles engines). I always talk about the mileage. Why get a hybrid, is what I Wonder.
by DRV on Feb 25, 2010 Vehicle: 1998 Mitsubishi Mirage DE 2dr Coupe
I bought this car 98 stock and i've never put a dime on it , only tires oil change and timing belt it has 160.000 miles and run like new . i take this little car everywhere and the gas is great 35 to 40 miles per gallons great car...
by gulati on Feb 6, 2010 Vehicle: 1998 Mitsubishi Mirage LS 4dr Sedan
Our Mirage LS was exceptionally reliable. Like our previous Colt, not much more than routine maintenance, with tires and brakes lasting 60K. After 120K the car did loose some zip, maybe form diminished compression. And while fuel economy also declined, we could still obtain 35 mpg plus on the long trips.
by Rita on May 21, 2009 Vehicle: 1998 Mitsubishi Mirage DE 4dr Sedan
I purchased this great little car at an auction a couple of months ago for about $1000. Couldn't believe the next day I cleaned it up and drove it! Ran great! Everything on it working and in tip top shape. Only had $129,000 miles on it. The gas mileage is great and the body looks really good. I ordered a spoiler and some euro lights for it and I'm going to put rims and tint the windows!! Very satisfied with this car.
by Lfloyd on Apr 10, 2009 Vehicle: 1998 Mitsubishi Mirage DE 4dr Sedan
The gas mileage is great. This makes it cheap to operate and it has never left me standing on the side of the road (knock on wood). I have done little more than upkeep type repairs. Changed the timing belt, engine seals, and routine oil changes.