Mitsubishi Colt 2007 vs Nissan Micra 2005

Mitsubishi Colt
2007 - 2008
Nissan Micra
2005 - 2008
Gearbox: AutomaticAutomatic
Engine: 1.3 Petrol1.2 Petrol
Camshaft drive: Timing chainTiming chain


Power: 95 HP80 HP
Torque: 125 NM110 NM
Acceleration 0-100 km/h: 12.3 seconds17.9 seconds
Mitsubishi Colt is more dynamic to drive.
Mitsubishi Colt engine produces 15 HP more power than Nissan Micra, whereas torque is 15 NM more than Nissan Micra. Thanks to more power Mitsubishi Colt reaches 100 km/h speed 5.6 seconds faster.

Fuel consumption

Fuel consumption (l/100km): 5.86.6
Real fuel consumption: 6.8 l/100km7.0 l/100km
The Mitsubishi Colt is a better choice when it comes to fuel economy.
By specification Mitsubishi Colt consumes 0.8 litres less fuel per 100 km than the Nissan Micra, which means that by driving the Mitsubishi Colt over 15,000 km in a year you can save 120 litres of fuel.
By comparing actual fuel consumption based on user reports, Mitsubishi Colt consumes 0.2 litres less fuel per 100 km than the Nissan Micra.
Fuel tank capacity: 47 litres46 litres
Full fuel tank distance: 810 km in combined cycle690 km in combined cycle
940 km on highway800 km on highway
690 km with real consumption650 km with real consumption
Mitsubishi Colt gets more mileage on one fuel tank.


Average engine lifespan: 280'000 km280'000 km
Engine resource depends largely on regular maintenance and the quality of the oils and fuels used.
Engine production duration: 20 years22 years
Engine spread: Used also on Smart ForFourUsed only for this car
In general, the longer and for more car models an engine is produced, the better its serviceability and availability of spare parts. Mitsubishi Colt might be a better choice in this respect.


Length: 3.87 m3.72 m
Width: 1.70 m1.66 m
Height: 1.55 m1.54 m
Mitsubishi Colt is larger.
Mitsubishi Colt is 15 cm longer than the Nissan Micra, 4 cm wider, while the height of Mitsubishi Colt is 1 cm higher.
Trunk capacity: 220 litres251 litres
Trunk max capacity:
with rear seats folded down
854 litres584 litres
Despite its longer length, Mitsubishi Colt has 31 litres less trunk space than the Nissan Micra. This could mean that the Mitsubishi Colt uses more space in the cabin, so the driver and passengers could be more spacious and comfortable. The maximum boot capacity (with all rear seats folded down) is larger in Mitsubishi Colt (by 270 litres).
Turning diameter: 10.8 meters9.8 meters
The turning circle of the Mitsubishi Colt is 1 metres more than that of the Nissan Micra, which means Mitsubishi Colt can be harder to manoeuvre in tight streets and parking spaces.
Gross weight (kg): no data1`475
Safety: no datano data
above average

below average
Mitsubishi Colt has fewer problems.
According to annual technical inspection data Nissan Micra has serious deffects in 20 percent more cases than Mitsubishi Colt, so Mitsubishi Colt quality is probably better
Average price (€): no data1800
Pros and Cons: Mitsubishi Colt has
  • more power
  • more dynamic
  • lower fuel consumption
  • more full fuel tank mileage
  • fewer faults
Nissan Micra has
  • roomier boot
  • better manoeuvrability
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