Mitsubishi Colt 2007 vs Nissan Micra 2005

Mitsubishi Colt
2007 - 2008
Nissan Micra
2005 - 2008
Gearbox: ManualManual
Engine: 1.5 Petrol1.4 Petrol
Camshaft drive: Timing chainTiming chain


Power: 109 HP88 HP
Torque: 145 NM128 NM
Acceleration 0-100 km/h: 10 seconds11.9 seconds
Mitsubishi Colt is more dynamic to drive.
Mitsubishi Colt engine produces 21 HP more power than Nissan Micra, whereas torque is 17 NM more than Nissan Micra. Thanks to more power Mitsubishi Colt reaches 100 km/h speed 1.9 seconds faster.

Fuel consumption

Fuel consumption (l/100km): 6.26.3
Real fuel consumption: 6.7 l/100km6.6 l/100km
By specification Mitsubishi Colt consumes 0.1 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 15 litres of fuel.
But when we compare the real fuel consumption reported by users, Mitsubishi Colt consumes 0.1 litres more fuel per 100 km than the Nissan Micra.
Fuel tank capacity: 47 litres46 litres
Full fuel tank distance: 750 km in combined cycle730 km in combined cycle
920 km on highway850 km on highway
700 km with real consumption690 km with real consumption


Average engine lifespan: 310'000 km300'000 km
Engine resource depends largely on regular maintenance and the quality of the oils and fuels used.
Engine production duration: 20 years11 years
Engine spread: Installed on at least 3 other car models, including Mitsubishi Lancer, Smart ForFour, Mitsubishi XpanderInstalled on at least 2 other car models, including Nissan Note, Nissan Cube
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 data2000
Pros and Cons: Mitsubishi Colt has
  • more power
  • more dynamic
  • fewer faults
Nissan Micra has
  • roomier boot
  • better manoeuvrability
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