The Mitsubishi Mirage, produced from 2012 to 2021, was a subcompact car known for its economical and practical characteristics. With a lightweight design and efficient engine, it prioritized fuel efficiency, making it an ideal choice for budget-conscious buyers and urban commuting. The Mirage featured a simple and functional interior, providing ample passenger space despite its compact size. Its cargo capacity was notably spacious for the segment, offering flexibility for various storage needs. Regarding technology, the Mirage included basic infotainment features and available options for modern connectivity. While its performance wasn’t for spirited driving, the car’s nimble handling and tight turning radius made it maneuverable in city traffic. Safety features, including stability control and airbags, were standard to enhance driver and passenger protection. The Mitsubishi Mirage represented a cost-effective and reliable option in the subcompact car category, emphasizing affordability and practicality for everyday driving.



Mitsubishi Mirage specification, engine oil capacity, spark plug gap, safety rating, fuel consumption, transmission, and light bulb sizes.

Engine 1.2L 3-Cylinder

  • Recommended oil viscosity: 0W-20
  • Oil certification: API Full Synthetic Recommended
  • Drain plug torque: 26-32 ft-lbs
  • Oil capacity: 4.8 Quarts

Spark Plug Gap

  • 1.2L 3-Cylinder : 0.044″

Engine Coolant

  • Capacity: Manual transmission: 4.2 quarts
  • Capacity: CVT: 4.8 quarts


  • Capacity: 9.2 gal (35 L)

Manual transaxle

  • Type: Mitsubishi Motors Genuine NEW MULTI GEAR OIL ECO API GL-4 SAE 75W-80
  • Capacity: 1.7 qt (1.6 L)

Continuously variable transmission (CVT)

  • Type: Mitsubishi Motors Genuine CVTF-J4
  • Capacity: 7.4 qt (7.0 L)


  • Type: DOT3 or DOT4

Washer Fluid

  •  Capacity: 2.6 qt (2.5 L)

A/C Refrigerant

  • Type: HFC-134A
  • Capacity: See label on the vehicle


  • Engine    
    • 1.0 L 3A90 I3 (petrol)
    • 1.2 L 3A92 I3 (petrol)
  • Transmission  
    •  5-speed Mitsubishi F5MDB manual
    • Jatco JF015E (CVT-7) INVECS-III CVT

Fuel Consumption

Mitsubishi Mirage Fuel Consumption

Safety Ratings

Mirage Safety Ratings


Front Lights

  • Daytime Running Light Bulb:
    • 9003
    • LED
  • Front Fog Light Bulb: H16
  • Front Sidemarker Light Bulb: 2825
  • Front Turn Signal Light Bulb: 1156NA
  • High Beam and Low Beam Headlight Bulb:
    • 9003
    • HID-D4S

Rear Lights

  • Back-Up Light Bulb: 1156
  • Brake Light Bulb: 7528
  • Center High Mount Stop Light Bulb: LED
  • License Plate Light Bulb: 2825
  • Parking Light Bulb: 1157NA
  • Rear Sidemarker Light Bulb: 2825
  • Rear Turn Signal Light Bulb: 12496
  • Tail Light Bulb: 7528

Interior Lights

  • Dome Light Bulb: DE3175
  • Luggage Compartment Light Bulb: DE3022

Back Lights

  • Back-Up Light Bulb: 921
  • Brake Light Bulb: LED
  • Center High Mount Stop Light Bulb: LED
  • License Plate Light Bulb: 2825
  • Parking Light Bulb:
    • 2825
    • LED
  • Rear Sidemarker Light Bulb: LED
  • Rear Turn Signal Light Bulb: 12496
  • Tail Light BulbTail Light Bulb: LED