Used 1997 Mitsubishi Mirage Coupe

1997 Mitsubishi Mirage

1997 Highlights

The Mirage is totally redesigned for 1997, sharing little with the model it replaces. Mitsubishi claims that interior size has been increased and that NVH have been reduced.


  • More attractive, roomy, and sporty than ever before.


  • Traction control is not available, and the insurance cost is fairly high.

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Features & Specs

LS 2dr CoupeDE 2dr Coupe
Transmission5-speed manual5-speed manual
Horsepower113 hp @ 5500 rpm92 hp @ 5500 rpm


IIHS Rating
The Insurance Institute of Highway Safety uses extensive crash tests to determine car safety.
  • Side Impact Test
    Not Tested
  • Roof Strength Test
    Not Tested
  • Rear Crash Protection / Head Restraint
    Not Tested
  • IIHS Small Overlap Front Test
    Not Tested
  • Moderate Overlap Front Test

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Dam good economy car
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.
Overlooked Little Gem
1.5 engine in DE needs valve adjustments every 15k miles. Tight, rattle-free after 51K miles. Very reliable, engine much peppier than it was in 94 Mirage. Too bad salesman & service personnel do not remind people about the 1.5 needing valve adjustment.
Nice ride
I just got rid of my 97 mirage (Went to 2002 Camry V6), but the Mirage was a great car to me. I never had any major work, except for brake replacement (One of my rotors froze) and I had good success. The car steered and handled very well, but I went through seats to the tune of every 30K. But they replaced them every time they wore through (I am over 300#). I loved the easy to drive transmission, good acceleration (Best in its class in '97) and the long trip comfort. It was actually more comfortable on long trips then the Camry, but it was a lot louder and harder to handle.
Used 1997 Mitsubishi Mirage Coupe Overview

The Used 1997 Mitsubishi Mirage Coupe is offered in the following styles: DE 2dr Coupe, and LS 2dr Coupe.

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