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2017 Audi A3 vs. 2017 MINI MINI-Convertible Review

Comparison Review

Comfort
Passengers in the back seat will be able to stretch out a lot more in the MINI MINI-Convertible than the Audi A3, due to its greater head- and legroom. The MINI MINI-Convertible will be a favorite with taller drivers due to its greater front head- and legroom than the Audi A3.

Convenience
The Audi A3 will require fewer stops at the gas station than the MINI MINI-Convertible, making it more convenient to drive.

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.

Dimensions
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.

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

Handling
The Audi A3 has a larger turning radius than the MINI MINI-Convertible, making it slightly more difficult to maneuver in and out of tight spots.

Performance
In terms of horsepower, it's basically a tie between the Audi A3 and the MINI MINI-Convertible.

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. With its significantly greater cargo capacity, the Audi A3 will be able to haul more equipment or luggage than the MINI MINI-Convertible.

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

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Compare the 2017 Audi A3 and the 2017 MINI MINI-Convertible.

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2017 Audi
A3

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MSRP*: $37,600 - $40,300

2017 MINI
MINI-Convertible

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MSRP*: $25,950 - $35,600
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City MPG: 22 - 25 22 - 28
Highway MPG: 30 - 34 31 - 37
Engine(s): Inline-4 I-3, Inline-4
Seating Capacity: 4 - 4 4 - 4
Basic Warranty: 4 years/50,000 miles 4 years/50,000 miles
Invoice*: $34,968 - $37,480 $24,595 - $31,885

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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*MSRP and Invoice prices displayed are for educational purposes only, do not reflect the actual selling price of a particular vehicle, and do not include applicable gas taxes or destination charges.