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Friday, August 03, 2012

By Manoj Kumawat

Mitsubishi Mirage launched

The whooping 27.2 kmpl petrol car Mitsubishi Mirage will be available for sale starting August 31 in Japan. The car has been launched in Japan after it has successfully made it place in Thailand where it is produced by the Japanese car maker. Notably, the car is highly expected in India as well and its mileage delivery is what makes it the most anticipated car. The mileage in petrol is highly exceptional and is more than even Tata Nano that delivers 25 kmpl. The Mirage price in Japan will start at ¥998,000 (Rs 7 lakh) while the top model will be priced at ¥1,288,000 (Rs 9 lakh).

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The Mirage is a five door small car that has been launched in the hatchback segment and similar to India, small cars a big hit in Japan. Notably, the car maker is accepting order since June 26 and it has reportedly received over 5000 bookings till July 31. The Mirage will be available in three models and all of them will have the same 1L 3 cylinder engine. The engine uses the MIVEC technology and runs on petrol. It is a front wheel driven car and that helps this car become more fuel efficient. Besides, this there is start stop system installed in the car that helps it attain a mileage of 27.2 kmpl. At this exceptional mileage the car has become a car that returns maximum mileage in one litre of gasoline in Japan.

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As per the official information, the car will be heading to Europe and Australia after a successful launch in ASEAN countries and India is a prime target. If Mitsubishi is able to price it well around Rs 5 lakh to Rs 6 lakh the car will be an instant hit as most of the petrol cars in India return a mileage of around 20 kmpl and Mirage’s mileage is well over that.

Comments (2)


Friday, August 03, 2012

I am a big fan of crossover maker, Mitsubishi Motors. It is good to hear that this car maker is now going to come with a small car Mirage in Indian market.


Monday, August 06, 2012

This car has good features..

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