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2014 MINI MINI-Convertible vs. 2015 BMW 428 Review

Comparison Review

Comfort
Passengers in the back seat will be able to stretch out a lot more in the BMW 428 than the MINI MINI-Convertible, due to its greater head- and legroom. The BMW 428 will be a favorite with taller drivers due to its greater front head- and legroom than the MINI MINI-Convertible.

Convenience
The BMW 428 requires fewer visits to the gas station than the MINI MINI-Convertible, making it more convenient to drive.

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). Based on MSRP, the MINI MINI-Convertible is clearly a better financial choice over the BMW 428. 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 428.

Dimensions
Since the MINI MINI-Convertible is much slimmer than the BMW 428, 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 428.

Drivetrain
The MINI MINI-Convertible has much less torque than the BMW 428, which generally means that it won't feel as fast or powerful.

Handling
The MINI MINI-Convertible has a smaller turning radius than the BMW 428, allowing you to more easily maneuver in and out of tight spots.

Performance
When it comes to horsepower, the MINI MINI-Convertible is significantly less powerful than the BMW 428. The good news is that, reportedly, cars with lower horsepower engines often have lower insurance premiums.

Utility
In terms of seating you'll be able to fit the same number of people in both the MINI MINI-Convertible and the BMW 428. With its significantly greater cargo capacity, the MINI MINI-Convertible will be able to haul more equipment or luggage than the BMW 428.

Warranty
The MINI MINI-Convertible comes with essentially the same basic warranty as the BMW 428.

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2014 MINI
MINI-Convertible

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MSRP*: $25,150 - $35,300

2015 BMW
428

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MSRP*: $48,750 - $50,750
Cash Back Rebate: Visit Rebate Center Up to $750
Low APR Loan: As low as 3.59% As low as 3.11%
Lease Incentive: As low as 4.08% As low as 3.10%
City MPG: 26 - 28 21 - 23
Highway MPG: 35 33 - 34
Engine(s): Inline-4 Inline-4
Seating Capacity: 4 - 4 4 - 4
Basic Warranty: 4 years/50,000 miles 4 years/50,000 miles
Invoice*: $23,140 - $32,475 $44,850 - $46,690

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