The Mitsubishi i-MiEV electric car has been around in one form or another for several years now, so there's a lot of information to keep track of.

Once simply known as the Mitsubishi 'i', the tiny egg-shaped electric car, with four doors and four seats, has been on sale for several years now U.S. but has never really sold in high volumes.

With a starting price of $23,845 before federal and local incentives (and after Mitsubishi's $850 destination and handling fee), the diminutive i-MiEV is one of the cheapest electric cars available.

It also carries an EPA rating of 112 MPG equivalent - only recently overtaken by rivals like the Chevy Spark EV and Fiat 500E. Official range is 62 miles on a charge.

Full review: 2014 Mitsubishi i-MiEV electric car

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Driving the i-MiEV

2014 Mitsubishi i-MiEV information
There were no changes to the i-MiEV for the 2013 model year, but 2014 saw some subtle revisions and a reduced sticker price to the current $23,845. Find out more about the 2014 car below.

2014 Mitsubishi i-MiEV

2014 Mitsubishi i-MiEV


Details and pricing

As one of the longest-running electric cars on the market, we've had time to gather plenty of details on the i-MiEV. So whether you want to know the official EPA ratings which makes the i-MiEV one of the most efficient cars on sale in the U.S, or simply read about the van and sports car concepts, you'll find it in the list below.

2014 Mitsubishi i-MiEV

2014 Mitsubishi i-MiEV

Pre-launch information

The biggest pre-launch news was that the U.S.-spec Mitsubishi i-MiEV would be different from that sold in Japan and Europe--wider, better equipped and more powerful. Meanwhile, the Europeans get the i-MiEV as a Peugeot and Citroen, too.


Safety and technology

Small cars are unsafe, right? Only if you're still living in the 1950s. Nowadays, cars like the Mitsubishi i-MiEV are thoroughly tested. That means smashing them into barriers. Hard. It's useful too, whether you want to power road signals in a power outage, or supplement your house electricity, as shown in the MiEV House at the 2012 Geneva Motor Show.

2014 Mitsubishi i-MiEV

2014 Mitsubishi i-MiEV

In the media, and offbeat

Want people to hear about your product? Promote it! The weirder the better. Whether that means lending one to the Governator, or sending a racing driver up Pikes Peak in one, any publicity is good publicity. Right?...


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