The MINI MINI-Convertible offers rear passengers about the same space to stretch out as the BMW 135 with comparable rear head- and legroom in both vehicles. As far as headroom and legroom go, there's not much difference between the MINI MINI-Convertible and the BMW 135 in the front seats.
The MINI MINI-Convertible will require fewer stops at the gas station than the BMW 135, making it more convenient to drive.
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). Based on MSRP, the MINI MINI-Convertible is clearly a better financial choice over the BMW 135. 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-Convertible carries a much lower Destination Charge than the BMW 135.
Since the MINI MINI-Convertible is much slimmer than the BMW 135, it'll be much easier to find a wide enough space in a crowded parking lot. If you go with the MINI MINI-Convertible, you'll have a much easier time finding a large enough space to park than you will with the BMW 135.
The MINI MINI-Convertible has much less torque than the BMW 135, which generally means that it won't feel as fast or powerful.
The MINI MINI-Convertible has about the same turning radius as the BMW 135, allowing equal maneuverability in and out of tight spots.
When it comes to horsepower, the MINI MINI-Convertible is significantly less powerful than the BMW 135. The good news is that, reportedly, cars with lower horsepower engines often have lower insurance premiums.
In terms of seating you'll be able to fit the same number of people in both the MINI MINI-Convertible and the BMW 135. With its significantly greater cargo capacity, the MINI MINI-Convertible will be able to haul more equipment or luggage than the BMW 135.
The MINI MINI-Convertible comes with essentially the same basic warranty as the BMW 135.
Compare the 2014 MINI MINI-Convertible and the 2013 BMW 135.
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MSRP*: $25,150 - $35,300
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MSRP*: $44,400 - $48,250
|Cash Back Rebate:||Visit Rebate Center||Up to $2,000|
|Low APR Loan:||--||As low as 3.19%|
|Lease Incentive:||--||As low as 3.12%|
|City MPG:||26 - 28||19|
|Seating Capacity:||4 - 4||4 - 4|
|Basic Warranty:||4 years/50,000 miles||4 years/50,000 miles|
|Invoice*:||$23,140 - $32,475||$40,850 - $44,390|
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