If you’re shopping for an affordable vehicle with excellent fuel efficiency, you will likely consider a variety of brands including Mitsubishi and Kia. These brands have a lot in common, but when you compare the two, you see the big differences.
When it comes to pricing, Mitsubishi offers some of the least expensive vehicles in the industry. For example, the 2017 Mirage hatchback starts under $13,000, while Kia’s Rio 5-Door starts at more than $15,000. The Mirage comes with a lot of great technology, including standard USB and auxiliary audio inputs. The base trim also comes with standard automatic headlights and full power accessories.
Mitsubishi also excels when it comes to efficiency as well. Here again, the Mirage shines with an EPA-estimated 39 mpg combined with equipped with the continuously variable transmission (CVT). This is one of the highest ratings for a non-hybrid vehicle. Kia’s most fuel-efficient gasoline-powered car is its Forte with an EPA-estimated 32 mpg combined.
If you’re looking for advanced safety features, but don’t have a lot to spend, consider the Mitsubishi Outlander. It has available active safety features including adaptive cruise control, lane departure warning, and a forward collision mitigation system with automatic braking. To get these same features on the Kia Sorento, you’ll have to pay thousands of dollars more.
When it comes to warranties, both Mitsubishi and Kia offer some of the best warranties in the country. These include a 5-year/60,000-mile basic warranty and a 10-year/100,000-mile powertrain limited warranty. But, you can get this excellent warranty for a lot less money when you choose Mitsubishi. Plus, when you shop at Don Robinson Mitsubishi, we have an additional lifetime warranty on top of Mitsubishi’s already great Warranty program.
Come visit us today at Don Robinson Mitsubishi and see everything the Mitsubishi lineup has to offer. See what makes our vehicles stand apart from Kia and other competitors.