2017 Volkswagen Golf vs 2017 Mitsubishi Mirage

Have you noticed that there have been a lot more hatchback vehicles on the road in the last few years? Hatchbacks have become a favorite choice for drivers who are looking for easy handling along with lots of versatility. No other hatchback model does this better than the Volkswagen Golf. This hatchback has been on the road since the 1970s and we think that the 2017 edition is the best one yet. However, it is part of a fiercely competitive market with the 2017 Mitsubishi Mirage being a top rival. Here is a comparison between the two models to help you decide which model is better for your needs.

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2017 Volkswagen Golf VS 2017 Mitsubishi Mirage
Compact Size Classification Subcompact
1.8L turbo 4-cylinder Engine 1.2L 3-cylinder
178 Horsepower 78
22.8 / 52.7 cubic feet Cargo Space 17.2 / 47 cubic feet

How Powerful is the 2017 Volkswagen Golf?

Compared to the 2017 Mitsubishi Mirage, the 2017 Volkswagen Golf offers much more power and attitude. Under the hood of the 2017 Volkswagen Golf is a 1.8L turbo 4-cylinder engine. The turbo technology was specially designed by Volkswagen to deliver the most power (178 horsepower / 184 lb.-ft. torque) while remaining as efficient as possible (25 mpg-city / 36 mpg-highway estimated fuel economy. 

In addition to the best-in-class engine performance, the 2017 Volkswagen Golf is significantly larger than the 2017 Mitsubishi Mirage. As a compact crossover, it can comfortably seat up to five passengers – all of whom will enjoy plenty of leg and elbow space. There is also a very spacious cargo area that ranges from 22.8 to 52.7 cubic feet. 

If you have any questions about the 2017 Volkswagen Golf or if you would like to learn more about our 2017 Volkswagen Golf vs 2017 Mitsubishi Mirage comparison, please contact us here at Douglas Volkswagen.

Tail light and badging of 2017 Volkswagen Golf
Rear view camera in 2017 Volkswagen Golf
Interior seating in 2017 Volkswagen Golf
2017 Volkswagen Golf cargo area with partially collapsed seats

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