Mitsubishi yesterday unveiled the new 2016 RVR crossover (Outlander Sport in the U.S.) and 2017 Mirage sub-compact car at the Los Angeles Auto Show.
Starting at $19,998, the refreshed exterior of the RVR incorporates Mitsubishi’s “Dynamic Shield” front design concept, new wheel lip mouldings, power-folding mirrors with built-in LED turn signals, and 18” alloy wheels. The cabin now comes standard with a leather-wrapped steering wheel, new 6.1” Display Audio, and high-quality seat fabrics. Keyless entry, hill-start assist, a blind spot monitor, and a 2.4L MIVEC engine mated to a CVT are part of the mix, too.
The 2017 Mitsubishi Mirage also benefits from a full redesign from nose to tail. The hood, grille, front and rear bumpers, fog and headlamps, rear spoiler and wheels are all new. The 1.2L DOHC 3-cylinder engine returns, but adds a roller-type camshaft that increases output to 78 horsepower. Standard features include new seat fabrics, gauge cluster, steering wheel and shift panel.
The 2017 Mirage becomes the first Mitsubishi model in Canada to receive Apple CarPlay and Android Auto. It will be available at dealerships in the spring of 2016. Pricing will be announced a few weeks before that.