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2014 Ford C-Max Hybrid vs. 2015 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 Ford C-Max Hybrid than the MINI MINI-Hardtop. The Ford C-Max Hybrid will be a favorite with taller drivers due to its greater front head- and legroom than the MINI MINI-Hardtop.

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 Ford C-Max Hybrid is somewhat more expensive 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 Ford C-Max Hybrid and the MINI MINI-Hardtop have similar Destination Charges.

Dimensions
Since the Ford C-Max Hybrid 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 Ford C-Max Hybrid, you may be circling the block looking for a space large enough to park more often than with the MINI MINI-Hardtop.

Drivetrain
The Ford C-Max Hybrid has much less torque than the MINI MINI-Hardtop, which generally means that it won't feel as fast or powerful.

Handling
The Ford C-Max Hybrid has a larger turning radius than the MINI MINI-Hardtop, making it slightly more difficult to maneuver in and out of tight spots.

Performance
When it comes to horsepower, the Ford C-Max Hybrid is somewhat more powerful than the MINI MINI-Hardtop.

Utility
In terms of seating you'll be able to fit the same number of people in both the Ford C-Max Hybrid and the MINI MINI-Hardtop. With its significantly greater cargo capacity, the Ford C-Max Hybrid will be able to haul more equipment or luggage than the MINI MINI-Hardtop.

Warranty
The basic warranty of the Ford C-Max Hybrid is not as nearly as extensive as that of the MINI MINI-Hardtop.

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2014 Ford
C-Max Hybrid

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MSRP*: $24,170 - $27,170

2015 MINI
MINI-Hardtop

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MSRP*: $20,700 - $25,100
Cash Back Rebate: Up to $1,000 Up to $500
Low APR Loan: As low as 0.00% As low as 1.90%
Lease Incentive: -- As low as 4.08%
City MPG: 42
Top 10 Fuel Efficient
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Highway MPG: 37 --
Engine(s): Inline-4 I-3, Inline-4
Seating Capacity: 5 - 5 4 - 5
Basic Warranty: 3 years/36,000 miles 4 years/50,000 miles
Overall Safety Rating
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Side Crash Rating
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Invoice*: $22,539 - $25,337 $19,045 - $23,090

Days On Lot: Comparing Ease of Negotiation

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