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2015 Audi A3 vs. 2014 MINI MINI-Convertible Review

Comparison Review

Convenience
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.

Cost
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 Destination Charge for the Audi A3 is much higher than that for the MINI MINI-Convertible.

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

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

Utility
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.

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

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2015 Audi
A3

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MSRP*: $35,600 - $38,600

2014 MINI
MINI-Convertible

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MSRP*: $25,150 - $35,300
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Low APR Loan: As low as 1.90% --
Lease Incentive: -- As low as 4.08%
City MPG: 23 - 24 26 - 28
Highway MPG: 32 - 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*: $33,108 - $35,898 $23,140 - $32,475

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