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Mitsubishi i-MiEV ES (2014)

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Mitsubishi i-MiEV ES (2014) review: 28 facts and highlights

Mitsubishi i-MiEV ES (2014)
Mitsubishi i-MiEV ES (2014)
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Why is Mitsubishi i-MiEV ES (2014) better than the average?

  • better fuel economy (city)
    2.2l/100 kmvs7.09l/100 km
  • higher maximum torque
    196Nmvs172.96Nm
  • shorter length
    3.67mvs4.07m
  • smaller turn radius
    9mvs9.34m
  • greater cargo volume (seats down)
    1427lvs1043.84l
  • better fuel economy (highway)
    2.9l/100 kmvs5.48l/100 km
  • better fuel economy (combined)
    2.5l/100 kmvs5.7l/100 km
  • longer wheelbase
    2.55mvs2.54m

Top specs, facts and figures

General info

1. smaller turn radius

9m

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.

Best

Scion iQ2 (2014)

4.2m

2.Has rear-wheel drive
Mitsubishi i-MiEV ES (2014)

Rear-wheel drive benefits from increased traction when accelerating, as the weight of the vehicle shifts to the rear over the drive wheels. The weight of the car is also more evenly distributed, resulting in improved handling.

3. longer drivetrain warranty (km)

96561km

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.

Best

Hyundai Veloster (2014)

160934km

4.Is an electric car
Mitsubishi i-MiEV ES (2014)

An electric car runs off a battery that can be recharged at home or at public charging points. Due to the savings costs of electricity compared to petrol (gasoline) it can greatly reduce running costs, and is also better for the environment as the car produces 0 emissions.

5. longer basic warranty (years)

3yrs

The basic warranty of a car covers all aspects other than parts which are subject to normal wear and tear, such as windscreen wipers and brake pads. It lasts either a certain number of years or amount of kilometres driven.

Best

Nissan Versa Note S (2014)

Unlimited yrs

6. longer drivetrain warranty (years)

5yrs

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.

Best

Nissan Versa Note S (2014)

10yrs

Dimensions

1. greater cargo volume (seats down)

1427l

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.

Best

Fiat Doblo 1.4 (2014)

3200l

2. shorter length

3.67m

Best

Renault Twizy EV 13kW (2014)

2.34m

3. greater cargo volume

374l

A larger cargo area is more practical as it allows you to transport more things.

Best

Mini Clubman (2014)

1068l

4. longer wheelbase

2.55m

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).

Best

BMW 5 Series Gran Turismo 535i (2014)

3.07m

5.weight

1.17t

Best

Opel Ampera Positiv (2014)

1.69kg

6. more headroom (rear)

871mm

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.

Best

Skoda Roomster S (2014)

1.01m

Speed

1. faster top speed

130km/h

The fastest speed that the car can reach.

Best

Renault Megane RS 265 (2014)

255km/h

2. faster acceleration (0-100)

15.9s

The time it takes for the car to accelerate from 0-100 kilometres per hour.

Best

Renault Megane RS 265 (2014)

6s

3. lower coefficient of drag

0.35Cd

The coefficient of drag is one measurement of how well air travels around a vehicle. A lower value means it is more aerodynamic and the engine doesn't have to work as hard. It can result in faster speeds and lower fuel consumption.

Best

Toyota Prius Two (2014)

0.25Cd

Engine

1. better fuel economy (city)

2.2l/100 km

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.

Best

Peugeot 301 Berline (2014)

0l/100 km

2. better fuel economy (combined)

2.5l/100 km

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.

Best

Peugeot 301 Berline (2014)

0l/100 km

3. higher maximum torque

196Nm

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.

Best

BMW 5 Series Gran Turismo 535i (2014)

400Nm

4. better fuel economy (highway)

2.9l/100 km

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.

Best

Peugeot 301 Berline (2014)

0l/100 km

5. more horsepower

88hp

Horsepower is the most common unit for measuring the power of an engine.

Best

BMW 5 Series Gran Turismo 535i (2014)

306hp

6. more battery power

16kWh

With more battery power you can travel on the electric motor further before having to recharge, or in the case of a hybrid switching to the petrol (gasoline) engine.

Best

Toyota Prius C One (2014)

45kWh

Features

1.Has ISOFIX/LATCH
Mitsubishi i-MiEV ES (2014)

ISOFIX (also known as LATCH) is a standard system of attachment points for child safety seats, allowing them to be fitted quickly and safely.

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