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2014 Hyundai Elantra GT 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 Hyundai Elantra GT than the MINI MINI-Hardtop. As far as headroom and legroom go, there's not much difference between the Hyundai Elantra GT 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 Hyundai Elantra GT 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 Hyundai Elantra GT 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. In this case, the Hyundai Elantra GT will cost less to deliver to the dealership than the MINI MINI-Hardtop.

Dimensions
Since the Hyundai Elantra GT 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 Hyundai Elantra GT, you may be circling the block looking for a space large enough to park more often than with the MINI MINI-Hardtop.

Drivetrain
With its lower torque, the Hyundai Elantra GT doesn't do as good a job transmitting power to its wheels as the MINI MINI-Hardtop.

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

Performance
When it comes to horsepower, the Hyundai Elantra GT 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 Hyundai Elantra GT and the MINI MINI-Hardtop. With its significantly greater cargo capacity, the Hyundai Elantra GT will be able to haul more equipment or luggage than the MINI MINI-Hardtop.

Warranty
You'll have greater peace of mind with the more generous basic warranty of the Hyundai Elantra GT than that of the MINI MINI-Hardtop.

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2014 Hyundai
Elantra GT

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MSRP*: $18,750

2015 MINI
MINI-Hardtop

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MSRP*: $20,700 - $25,100
Cash Back Rebate: Up to $2,000 Visit Rebate Center
Low APR Loan: As low as 2.39% As low as 0.90%
Lease Incentive: As low as 2.40% As low as 4.08%
City MPG: 24 24 - 29
Highway MPG: 34 34 - 40
Engine(s): Inline-4 I-3, Inline-4
Seating Capacity: 5 - 5 4 - 5
Basic Warranty: 5 years/60,000 miles 4 years/50,000 miles
Overall Safety Rating
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Frontal Crash Rating
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Side Crash Rating
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***** Not Tested
Invoice*: $18,074 $19,045 - $23,090

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