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2014 MINI MINI-Clubman vs. 2014 Subaru XV Crosstrek Review

Comparison Review

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

Convenience
You'll be making about the same number of stops at the gas station with the MINI MINI-Clubman as you will with the Subaru XV Crosstrek, 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). The MINI MINI-Clubman is somewhat more expensive than the Subaru XV Crosstrek. Another consideration is the Destination Charge, which is a standard charge for transporting the vehicle to the dealer from where it's built. The MINI MINI-Clubman and the Subaru XV Crosstrek have similar Destination Charges.

Dimensions
Since the MINI MINI-Clubman is much slimmer than the Subaru XV Crosstrek, it'll be much easier to find a wide enough space in a crowded parking lot. If you go with the MINI MINI-Clubman, you'll have a much easier time finding a large enough space to park than you will with the Subaru XV Crosstrek.

Drivetrain
With somewhat higher torque, the engine of the MINI MINI-Clubman transmits a bit more power to the wheels than the Subaru XV Crosstrek.

Handling
The MINI MINI-Clubman has a larger turning radius than the Subaru XV Crosstrek, making it slightly more difficult to maneuver in and out of tight spots.

Performance
When it comes to horsepower, the MINI MINI-Clubman is somewhat more powerful than the Subaru XV Crosstrek.

Utility
The MINI MINI-Clubman has less seating than the Subaru XV Crosstrek, making the Subaru XV Crosstrek the better choice if you need to chauffeur many passengers. The MINI MINI-Clubman has significantly less cargo room than the Subaru XV Crosstrek, which may be a concern if you do a lot of warehouse shopping.

Warranty
You'll have greater peace of mind with the more generous basic warranty of the MINI MINI-Clubman than that of the Subaru XV Crosstrek.

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2014 MINI
MINI-Clubman

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MSRP*: $21,400 - $32,300

2014 Subaru
XV Crosstrek

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MSRP*: $21,995 - $24,495
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Low APR Loan: -- As low as 0.00%
Lease Incentive: As low as 4.08% --
City MPG: 26 - 28 23 - 25
Highway MPG: 35 30 - 33
Engine(s): Inline-4 Horizontal
Seating Capacity: 4 - 4 5 - 5
Basic Warranty: 4 years/50,000 miles 3 years/36,000 miles
Overall Safety Rating
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Frontal Crash Rating
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Side Crash Rating
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Invoice*: $19,690 - $29,715 $20,876 - $23,178

Days On Lot: Comparing Ease of Negotiation

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