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1995 Mirage

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1995 Mitsubishi Mirage

1995 Mitsubishi Mirage

Review Score

4.5 out of 5 stars

4.5

2 Reviews
100% of drivers recommend this car
Score Breakdown
4 out of 5 stars Comfort
5 out of 5 stars Value for the Money
4 out of 5 stars Interior Design
5 out of 5 stars Reliability
4 out of 5 stars Performance
4 out of 5 stars Exterior Styling

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5 out of 5 stars

15 years and going strong!

by Mitsue Bishi from Blountville, TN on Sun Mar 20 2011

I had never owned a "sporty" car before, but after my husband and I divorced (and I turned 40), I chose this car as a sort of symbol of the new life I was about to begin on my own. It has been the most reliable car I've ever driven. The only problems were caused by freaky circumstances: an elderly lady, driving 15 mph in a big sedan, drove right into me (I was stopped), requiring a new radiator; something I must have driven over caused an oil leak; a kid happened to throw a ball into one of the headlights. I have replaced brakes and the compressor (after 12 years), but (knock on wood) have never had any problems with the transmission, the clutch, the engine, etc. I don't think it's ever failed to start except when I accidentally left the interior light on for several days. It's just been a great car, and I'll keep driving it until my mortgage is paid off (about 7 years from now!). Until this year, it got 40 mpg (includes both highway and in-town driving); currently I'm getting only 35. Now that I'm almost 56 and unjustly arthritic, getting out of the car is increasingly difficult (that's why I rated comfort a 4). I wouldn't recommend it (or any low car) for creaky folks, but if I were looking for a first car for a young driver, I wouldn't overlook the older model Mirages. I'd certainly buy another Mitsubishi, but one more accommodating to my advancing age! It has been and continues to be a GREAT car.

4 out of 5 starsComfort
5 out of 5 starsValue for the Money
4 out of 5 starsInterior Design
5 out of 5 starsReliability
5 out of 5 starsPerformance
5 out of 5 starsExterior Styling

Purchased a New car

Uses car for Just getting around

Does recommend this car!!

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4 out of 5 stars

I Like It

by quibix from Orlando, FL on Fri Feb 11 2011

I have a '95 Mirage S, which had been mistreated & already had a buck-ninety on the clock, so that's why I got it cheap. On the bad side, it loses oil out both ends (though not excessively), and I can't haul much of anything on/in it. On the good side, it always starts & runs (and handles like a go-kart)!

4 out of 5 starsComfort
5 out of 5 starsValue for the Money
4 out of 5 starsInterior Design
5 out of 5 starsReliability
3 out of 5 starsPerformance
3 out of 5 starsExterior Styling

Purchased a Used car

Uses car for Commuting

Does recommend this car!!

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