2016 Audi A3 vs. 2015 MINI MINI-Convertible Review

Comparison Review

The Audi A3 offers rear passengers about the same space to stretch out as the MINI MINI-Convertible with comparable rear head- and legroom in both vehicles. Offering just a little more front head- and legroom than the Audi A3, drivers may find the MINI MINI-Convertible a little roomier and somewhat more comfortable.

You'll be making about the same number of stops at the gas station with the Audi A3 as you will with the MINI MINI-Convertible, as they get the same number of miles per tank of gas.

There are a lot of factors to consider when calculating the overall cost of a vehicle. The main consideration is Manufacturer's Suggested Retail Price (MSRP). The Audi A3 will definitely make more of a dent in your wallet than the MINI MINI-Convertible, which has a much lower MSRP. Another consideration is the Destination Charge, which is a standard charge for transporting the vehicle to the dealer from where it's built. The Audi A3 will cost more in transportation costs than the MINI MINI-Convertible.

If you go with the Audi A3, you may be circling the block looking for a space large enough to park more often than with the MINI MINI-Convertible.

With somewhat higher torque, the engine of the Audi A3 transmits a bit more power to the wheels than the MINI MINI-Convertible.

The Audi A3 has less horsepower than the MINI MINI-Convertible, so it will probably be somewhat slower.

In terms of seating you'll be able to fit the same number of people in both the Audi A3 and the MINI MINI-Convertible.

The Audi A3 comes with essentially the same basic warranty as the MINI MINI-Convertible.

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2016 Audi

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MSRP*: $36,600 - $39,600

2015 MINI

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MSRP*: $25,700 - $35,850
Cash Back Rebate: Visit Rebate Center Up to $1,000
Low APR Loan: As low as 4.09% As low as 0.90%
Lease Incentive: -- As low as 3.96%
City MPG: 23 - 24 26 - 27
Highway MPG: 32 - 35 34 - 35
Engine(s): Inline-4 Inline-4
Seating Capacity: 4 - 4 4 - 4
Basic Warranty: 4 years/50,000 miles 4 years/50,000 miles
Invoice*: $34,038 - $36,828 $24,360 - $32,105

Days On Lot: Comparing Ease of Negotiation

Days on Lot measures the average number of days a model sits on a dealer's lot before it's sold. This is one predictor of a dealer's willingness to negotiate.

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