Starting at just under $15,000, the 2022 Mitsubishi Mirage offers excellent value for the smart Canadian car buyer looking for a compact car that saves money at purchase and at the gas station. This subcompact hatchback is one of the lowest cost-to-own vehicles in Canada. However, at $10,398 starting MSRP, the 2022 Chevrolet Spark is the least expensive new car you can buy in Canada today. Should you buy the 2022 Mitsubishi Mirage or the 2022 Chevrolet Spark? How do the 2022 Mitsubishi Mirage and the 2022 Chevrolet Spark compare? Check out this quick comparison between the 2022 Mitsubishi Mirage and the 2022 Chevrolet Spark from Frontier Mitsubishi in Grande Prairie, AB, to find out.
2022 Mitsubishi Mirage
2022 Chevrolet Spark
1.2L In-Line 3-Cylinder DOHC MPI engine
|1.4L In-Line 4-cylinder DOHC MPI engine|
78 hp / 74 lb.-ft.
|Horsepower / Torque||98 hp / 94 lb.-ft.|
City: 6.6 L/100 km
Highway: 5.2 L/100 km
City: 7.7 L/100 km
Highway: 6.2 L/100 km
|Max. Cargo Volume|
From the comparison table above, one can easily discern that the 2022 Mitsubishi Mirage falls behind the 2022 Chevy Spark in terms of performance. However, Mirage’s smaller 1.2-litre three-cylinder engine is far more refined and fuel-efficient than the 1.4-litre four-cylinder mill of its rival. The 2022 Mitsubishi Mirage’s fuel consumption is as low as 6.6 L/100 km in the city and just 5.2 L/100 km on the highway. In contrast, the 2022 Chevrolet Spark consumes 1 L/100 km extra than the Mirage in both the city and highway.
The 2022 Mitsubishi Mirage also offers a refreshed look following the 2021 model year redesign, which brought a new front and rear end design. On the other hand, the Chevrolet Spark’s looks have remained unchanged for a very long time. It looks relatively outdated compared to the refreshed Mitsubishi Mirage.
The Mitsubishi Mirage is far better equipped than its rival in terms of interiors. Not only is the Mirage the bigger hatchback in terms of exterior dimensions, but it also has more space inside. The Mirage offers seating for five passengers, while the Spark has four-passenger seating. The Mirage also offers almost double the cargo volume of the Chevrolet Spark
All in all, the 2022 Mitsubishi Mirage emerges as a well-balanced hatchback with adequate performance, far better fuel economy, updated design, and a more generous interior, making it the winner in our view. Please fill out the form to your right to get in touch with our team to learn more about its other features, or stop by Frontier Mitsubishi at 10502 115 Street, Grande Prairie, AB and see the Mirage in person and take it for a test drive!