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2014 FIAT 500L vs. 2013 MINI MINI-Hardtop Review

Comparison Review


Comfort
Due to its greater rear head- and legroom, backseat passengers will be able to stretch out a lot more in the FIAT 500L than the MINI MINI-Hardtop. As far as headroom and legroom go, there's not much difference between the FIAT 500L and the MINI MINI-Hardtop in the front seats.

Convenience
You'll be making about the same number of stops at the gas station with the FIAT 500L as you will with the MINI MINI-Hardtop, 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). When looking only at MSRP, the FIAT 500L will have less of an impact on your bank account than the MINI MINI-Hardtop. Another consideration is the Destination Charge, which is a standard charge for transporting the vehicle to the dealer from where it's built. The FIAT 500L and the MINI MINI-Hardtop have similar Destination Charges.

Dimensions
Since the FIAT 500L is much wider than the MINI MINI-Hardtop, finding a wide enough spot in a parking lot may be a bit more challenging. If you go with the FIAT 500L, you may be circling the block looking for a space large enough to park more often than with the MINI MINI-Hardtop.

Drivetrain
With somewhat higher torque, the engine of the FIAT 500L transmits a bit more power to the wheels than the MINI MINI-Hardtop.

Handling
The FIAT 500L has a smaller turning radius than the MINI MINI-Hardtop, allowing you to more easily maneuver in and out of tight spots.

Performance
The FIAT 500L has less horsepower than the MINI MINI-Hardtop, so it will probably be somewhat slower.

Utility
The FIAT 500L offers greater seating capacity than the MINI MINI-Hardtop, making it a better choice for those who find themselves chauffeuring others around.

Warranty
The FIAT 500L comes with essentially the same basic warranty as the MINI MINI-Hardtop.


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2014 FIAT
500L

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MSRP*: $19,195 - $24,395
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2013 MINI
MINI-Hardtop

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MSRP*: $19,700 - $30,100
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Cash Back Rebate: Up to $1,500 Visit Rebate Center
Low APR Loan: As low as 0.00% As low as 0.00%
Lease Incentive: As low as 0.12% As low as 4.08%
City MPG: 24 - 25 26 - 29
Highway MPG: 33 35 - 37
Engine(s): Inline-4 Inline-4
Seating Capacity: 5 - 5 4 - 4
Basic Warranty: 4 years/50,000 miles 4 years/50,000 miles
Safety Rating: Front
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Safety Rating: Side
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Safety Rating: Rear
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Invoice*: $19,050 - $23,503 $18,125 - $27,690

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