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2015 MINI MINI-Convertible vs. 2015 smart fortwo Review

Comparison Review

Comfort
Offering just a little more front head- and legroom than the MINI MINI-Convertible, drivers may find the smart fortwo a little roomier and somewhat more comfortable.

Convenience
With the MINI MINI-Convertible you will definitely be making fewer stops at the gas station than with the smart fortwo, due to its larger tank size and better fuel economy.

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-Convertible will definitely make more of a dent in your wallet than the smart fortwo, which has a much lower MSRP. Another consideration is the Destination Charge, which is a standard charge for transporting the vehicle to the dealer from where it's built. The Destination Charge for the MINI MINI-Convertible is much higher than that for the smart fortwo.

Dimensions
Since the MINI MINI-Convertible is much wider than the smart fortwo, finding a wide enough spot in a parking lot may be a bit more challenging. If you go with the MINI MINI-Convertible, you may be circling the block looking for a space large enough to park more often than with the smart fortwo.

Drivetrain
Due to its much higher torque, the engine of the MINI MINI-Convertible does a much better job of transmitting power to the wheels than the smart fortwo.

Handling
The MINI MINI-Convertible has a significantly larger turning radius than the smart fortwo, making it much more difficult to maneuver in and out of tight spots.

Performance
When it comes to horsepower, the MINI MINI-Convertible has a much more powerful engine than the smart fortwo. However, something you should consider is that higher horsepower engines often command higher insurance premiums.

Utility
The MINI MINI-Convertible offers greater seating capacity than the smart fortwo, making it a better choice for those who find themselves chauffeuring others around. With its significantly greater cargo capacity, the MINI MINI-Convertible will be able to haul more equipment or luggage than the smart fortwo.

Warranty
The MINI MINI-Convertible comes with essentially the same basic warranty as the smart fortwo.

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2015 MINI
MINI-Convertible

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MSRP*: $25,700 - $35,850

2015 smart
fortwo

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MSRP*: $17,930
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Low APR Loan: As low as 3.39% As low as 1.90%
Lease Incentive: As low as 4.68% --
City MPG: 26 - 27 34
Highway MPG: 34 - 35 --
Engine(s): Inline-4 I-3
Seating Capacity: 4 - 4 2 - 2
Basic Warranty: 4 years/50,000 miles 4 years/50,000 miles
Invoice*: $24,360 - $32,105 $16,675

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.