Mitsubishi's A-segment hatchback gets a major upgrade for 2016 and receives several key upgrades in its exterior and interior. It gets a heavily revised front end, along with HID headlights and daytime running lights which is exclusive to GLS models. The cabin can still seat five but gets an updated instrument cluster, piano black trim and fabric seats. Power is still provided by the 1.2-liter inline-three with MIVEC but now benefits from a roller-type camshaft.

Retailing for PhP 713,000, the price of the 2016 Mirage has gone up slightly. Does the price jump justify the updates made for this minor model change? Maybe, since you do get a revised interior and is still one of the few budget hatchbacks in the market today that comes fully loaded with features. GLS models will even come with anti-lock brakes (ABS) with electronic brakeforce distributuon (EBD), emergency stop signal, front dual SRS airbags and a brake override system

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