2016 Mazda MX-5 Miata vs. 2016 MINI MINI-Convertible Review

Comparison Review

As far as headroom and legroom go, there's not much difference between the Mazda MX-5 Miata and the MINI MINI-Convertible in the front seats.

You'll be making about the same number of stops at the gas station with the Mazda MX-5 Miata as you will with the MINI MINI-Convertible, as they get the same number of miles per tank of gas.

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 Mazda MX-5 Miata is somewhat more expensive than the MINI MINI-Convertible. Another consideration is the Destination Charge, which is a standard charge for transporting the vehicle to the dealer from where it's built. The Mazda MX-5 Miata and the MINI MINI-Convertible have similar Destination Charges.

The Mazda MX-5 Miata is about the same width as the MINI MINI-Convertible. When looking at overall length, the Mazda MX-5 Miata takes up about the same amount of space in your garage as the MINI MINI-Convertible.

With its lower torque, the Mazda MX-5 Miata doesn't do as good a job transmitting power to its wheels as the MINI MINI-Convertible.

The Mazda MX-5 Miata has a significantly smaller turning radius than the MINI MINI-Convertible, allowing much better maneuverability in and out of tight spots.

When it comes to horsepower, the Mazda MX-5 Miata is somewhat more powerful than the MINI MINI-Convertible.

The Mazda MX-5 Miata has less seating than the MINI MINI-Convertible, making the MINI MINI-Convertible the better choice if you need to chauffeur many passengers. The Mazda MX-5 Miata has significantly less cargo room than the MINI MINI-Convertible, which may be a concern if you do a lot of warehouse shopping.

The basic warranty of the Mazda MX-5 Miata is not as nearly as extensive as that of the MINI MINI-Convertible.

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2016 Mazda
MX-5 Miata

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MSRP*: $24,915 - $30,065

2016 MINI

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MSRP*: $25,950 - $29,600
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City MPG: 27 23 - 27
Highway MPG: 34 33 - 38
Engine(s): Inline-4 I-3, Inline-4
Seating Capacity: 2 - 2 4 - 4
Basic Warranty: 3 years/36,000 miles 4 years/50,000 miles
Invoice*: $23,563 - $28,427 $24,595 - $27,135

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 do not include applicable gas taxes or destination charges.