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Honda Insight (2014)
Mitsubishi Mirage DE (2015)
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Honda Insight (2014) vs Mitsubishi Mirage DE (2015): 30 facts in comparison

1. better fuel economy (city)

Fuel economy is a measurement of fuel efficiency, based on how far you can travel with a certain amount of petrol (gasoline). A lower fuel economy means the car will be cheaper to run.
5.7l/100 km
Peugeot 301 Berline (2014): 0l/100 km
7.6l/100 km

2. better fuel economy (highway)

Fuel economy is a measurement of fuel efficiency, based on how far you can travel with a certain amount of petrol (gasoline). A lower fuel economy means the car will be cheaper to run.
5.4l/100 km
Peugeot 301 Berline (2014): 0l/100 km
6.4l/100 km

3. higher maximum torque

Torque is a measurement of an engine’s power, closely related to horsepower. More torque indicates a more powerful car, and is also a good indication of its acceleration.
167Nm
BMW 5 Series Gran Turismo 535i (2014): 400Nm
100Nm

4. Has front-wheel drive

Front-wheel drive is the most common type of drivetrain and offers several advantages. It is cheaper to manufacture (reducing the cost of the vehicle) and also lighter which helps improve fuel economy. Due to having the weight of the engine over the drive wheels it also benefits from increased traction.
Honda Insight (2014)
Mitsubishi Mirage DE (2015)
84% have it

5. smaller turn radius

The turn radius indicates the smallest circular turn a car can make. With a smaller turn radius it is easier to perform a U-turn in one attempt instead of having to reverse back and forth in order to turn around.
11m
Scion iQ2 (2014): 4.2m
9.2m

6. longer wheelbase

The wheelbase is the distance between the center of the front and rear wheels. A longer wheelbase provides the car with more stability and a smoother ride (although a shorter wheelbase can provide more responsive handling).
2.55m
Toyota Tundra SR5 (2014): 3.7m
2.45m

7. Has fully independent suspension

This allows all four wheels to move up and down independently, providing a smoother ride when, for example, going over bumps in the road.
Honda Insight (2014)
Mitsubishi Mirage DE (2015)
73% have it

8. greater cargo volume

A larger cargo area is more practical as it allows you to transport more things.
450l
Nissan Murano CrossCabriolet (2014): 3448l
487l

9. greater cargo volume (seats down)

A larger cargo area is more practical as it allows you to transport more things. With some vehicles you can put the rear seats down in order to gain more space for cargo.
892l
Toyota Sienna SE (2014): 4247l
1331l

10. better fuel economy (combined)

Fuel economy is a measurement of fuel efficiency, based on how far you can travel with a certain amount of petrol (gasoline). A lower fuel economy means the car will be cheaper to run.
5.6l/100 km
Peugeot 301 Berline (2014): 0l/100 km
7.1l/100 km

11. shorter length

596mm shorter length.
4.38m
Renault Twizy EV 13kW (2014): 2.34m
3.78m

12. larger fuel tank

A larger fuel tank means that you have to stop to refill less often.
40l
Ford Super Duty F-250 XL (2015): 132l
35l

13. width

28mm narrower.
1.69m
Peugeot 208 Allure (2014): 1m
1.67m

14. more airbags

Airbags are designed to cushion occupants in the event of an impact. The standard number is around six as some cars now incorporate additional ones, such as knee airbags, side airbags and side curtain airbags.
6
Tesla Model X 75D (2016): 12
7

15. height

74mm shorter.
1.43m
Volvo XC70 (2015): 917mm
1.5m

16. longer drivetrain warranty (years)

The drivetrain warranty covers parts of the car such as the engine, transmission, driveshaft etc. This is usually longer than the basic warranty. It lasts either a certain number of years or amount of kilometres driven.
5yrs
Kia Rondo Platinum (2014): 12yrs
5yrs

17. weight

351.06kg lighter.
1.25t
Nissan Note Advance CVT (2015): 1.5kg
894.94kg

18. more headroom (front)

More headroom in the front of the car makes for a more comfortable driving experience, and is especially important for taller people.
975mm
Chevrolet Silverado 1500 LTZ (2014): 1.09m
993mm

19. more headroom (rear)

More headroom in the rear of the car makes for a more comfortable passenger experience, and is especially important for taller people. It is also useful if you are transporting cargo in the rear of the vehicle.
925mm
Ford F-150 SVT Raptor (2014): 1.94m
947mm

20. Has ISOFIX/LATCH

ISOFIX (also known as LATCH) is a standard system of attachment points for child safety seats, allowing them to be fitted quickly and safely.
Honda Insight (2014)
Mitsubishi Mirage DE (2015)
82% have it

21. more horsepower

Horsepower is the most common unit for measuring the power of an engine.
98hp
Hennessey Venom GT (2014): 1244hp
74hp

22. more cylinders

Although there are many aspects that determine the power, a higher number of cylinders is generally a good indication of the potential power of the engine.
4
Bugatti Veyron 16.4 Grand Sport (2013): 16
3

23. more valves

An intake valve allows the air/fuel mixture to enter the combustion chamber. An engine with more valves tends to increase performance.
8
Bugatti Veyron 16.4 Grand Sport (2013): 64
12

24. Is a hybrid car

Hybrid cars run on a mixture of petrol (gasoline) and electric power. They offer several benefits over traditional petrol-powered cars. For example they produce less CO2 emissions, and due to their fuel efficiency they are often cheaper to run.
Honda Insight (2014)
Mitsubishi Mirage DE (2015)
9% have it

25. Has height-adjustable seat belts

Height-adjustable seat belts permit passengers of different sizes to move the seat belt up or down for improved comfort. They are also especially useful for increasing the safety of children.
Honda Insight (2014)
Mitsubishi Mirage DE (2015)
61% have it

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