Mitsubishi Mirage Sedan Creeps Closer to US Market

Stephen Elmer
by Stephen Elmer

The Mitsubishi Mirage is currently only available as a hatchback, but all signs point towards a sedan version coming to the United States.

The Japanese automaker will show off the sedan version of the car at its U.S. headquarters for the annual Mitsubishi Owners Day this weekend, at least showing its interest in bringing the car here. Since the Mirage first launched, Mitsubishi has held the position that if there was enough interest from the U.S. market, the sedan model would come here.

“We are considering making it into a North American car but are still working on the timing of the launch,” Mitsubishi manager of product communications, Roger Yasukawa told AutoGuide.

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The Mirage Sedan uses the same 1.2-liter three-cylinder engine mated to either a five-speed manual or a CVT found in the hatchback. Power numbers for the car are unknown, but it will likely be very close to the 74 hp and 74 lb-ft of torque available in the hatchback.

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Stephen Elmer
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Stephen covers all of the day-to-day events of the industry as the News Editor at AutoGuide, along with being the AG truck expert. His truck knowledge comes from working long days on the woodlot with pickups and driving straight trucks professionally. When not at his desk, Steve can be found playing his bass or riding his snowmobile or Sea-Doo. Find Stephen on <A title="@Selmer07 on Twitter" href="">Twitter</A> and <A title="Stephen on Google+" href="">Google+</A>

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  • Lukas Drives Lukas Drives on Jul 10, 2014

    The bastardization of the hatchback continues. I haven't yet seen a well designed sedan come from a hatchback. It's like they're not even trying to make it look nice. And I'm not only talking about Mitsubishi. Nissan, Ford, Suzuki, Chevrolet are also culprits. I can only pray Mini doesn't make a sedan.

  • Smartacus Smartacus on Jul 10, 2014

    will it be MORE EFFICIENT or LESS EFFICIENT than the wagon?