2014 Ford Fiesta Vs. Mitsubishi Mirage: Which Will Have Highest Gas Mileage?

19 May 2015 | Author: | Comments Off on 2014 Ford Fiesta Vs. Mitsubishi Mirage: Which Will Have Highest Gas Mileage?

2014 Ford Fiesta Vs. Mirage: Which Will Highest Gas Mileage?

2014 Mirage

Hybrid and diesel be winning the gas mileage wars, but is stepping up its game.

We’ll see the debut of two new gasoline-powered models offer the highest non-hybrid gas mileage on the market–the 2014 Fiesta 1.0 Ecoboost, and the 2014 Mirage.

Both go about achieving claim in slightly different but there are similarities too.

has three cylinders, for a start. a cylinder from the usual is a popular way of improving gas mileage in a capacity engine, by reducing friction compared to an equivalent

We’ve not seen many threes on the market before. The are the current Smart Fortwo. and the old Geo

The Fiesta and Mirage make the more appealing though, modern standards of safety and But there the cars start to

Ford’s Fiesta Ecoboost about its business with a turbocharged engine. For a 1.0 its power is quite healthy as a result–123 It’s enough to pull the lightweight Fiesta along at a pace, and the engine is also refined.

Refinement isn’t one of the Mirage’s qualities, as we found when a European-spec version in the UK .

Its naturally-aspirated unit isn’t overly unable to break the 80-hp but with a low curb weight and aerodynamics it’ll still get up to if you work it hard enough.

It doesn’t handle as nicely as the either, though few small do–Ford has nailed the fun factor in its offering. With light and a spacious cabin the Japanese car appeal to the more practical-minded though.

2014 Ford 5-door hatchback

The Ford’s great unknown is efficiency. The company is claiming gas mileage, but Mitsubishi’s figures of 37 mpg 44 highway and 40 combined, the CVT-equipped has already staked a claim to title. The manual transmission should be pretty frugal

Unless Ford has forgotten the Mitsubishi, that could combined gas mileage of 40 mpg or more, and highway numbers too.

Which do you think will and which car will really to eco-conscious drivers? Leave thoughts below.


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