Mitsubishi's first supermini car, the Mirage, now offers Bluetooth connectivity as standard on its GLX and GLS derivatives. Being a newcomer in a highly competitive segment isn't easy and the Mirage has had some bad press in the past and finds itself clawing away in a bid to win the confidence of buyers in South Africa. Including Bluetooth into the mix is certainly a star on the Mirage's bonnet and should be received favorably. You can read our review of the Mitsubishi Mirage here.
The Mirage OfferingThree derivatives are on offer namely GL, GLX and GLS. A 3-cylinder, 1.2-litre petrol engine powers all three derivatives and offers 57 kW and 100 Nm of torque with a combined fuel consumption figure of 4.9L/100km.
Standard features for the GL model include:
Keyless entry Radio/CD Player Colour-coded bumpers Third rear brake light Electric power steering / Tilt adjustable steering Multi-information display Front electric windows Manual air conditioning with pollen filter 14-inch steel wheels with full size spare wheel
The Mirage GLX adds the following features:
Fuel efficiency indicator 15-inch alloy wheels with full size alloy spare wheel Colour coded mirrors and door handles Electric side mirrors Multi-function leather steering wheel Accessory socket USB port
The top-spec Mirage GLS further includes:
Keyless Start Rear electric windows Automatic climate control Front fog lights Rear spoiler with integrated third brake light
Mitsubishi Mirage Price in South AfricaMitsubishi Mirage GL - R134 900 Mitsubishi Mirage GLX - R144 900 Mitsubishi Mirage GLS - R154 900
Pricing includes a 3-year/100 000 km warranty and a 2-year/30 000 km service plan with service intervals set at 15 000km. Mitsubishi also offers a zero-deposit finance option of R1 999 per month which includes 12 months comprehensive insurance which should sit well with budget conscious buyers.