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2016 MINI MINI-Convertible vs. 2015 Volkswagen Eos Review

Comparison Review

Comfort
Due to its greater rear head- and legroom, backseat passengers will be able to stretch out a lot more in the MINI MINI-Convertible than the Volkswagen Eos. As far as headroom and legroom go, there's not much difference between the MINI MINI-Convertible and the Volkswagen Eos in the front seats.

Convenience
You'll be making about the same number of stops at the gas station with the MINI MINI-Convertible as you will with the Volkswagen Eos, 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). Based on MSRP, the MINI MINI-Convertible is clearly a better financial choice over the Volkswagen Eos. 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 and the Volkswagen Eos have similar Destination Charges.

Dimensions
Since the MINI MINI-Convertible is much slimmer than the Volkswagen Eos, 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 Volkswagen Eos.

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

Handling
The MINI MINI-Convertible has about the same turning radius as the Volkswagen Eos, allowing equal maneuverability in and out of tight spots.

Performance
When it comes to horsepower, the MINI MINI-Convertible is significantly less powerful than the Volkswagen Eos. 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 Volkswagen Eos. The MINI MINI-Convertible has significantly less cargo room than the Volkswagen Eos, 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-Convertible than that of the Volkswagen Eos.

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2016 MINI
MINI-Convertible

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MSRP*: $25,950 - $29,600

2015 Volkswagen
Eos

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MSRP*: $36,145 - $42,745
Cash Back Rebate: Up to $500 Visit Rebate Center
Low APR Loan: As low as 0.90% As low as 0.00%
Lease Incentive: As low as 3.96% As low as 4.82%
City MPG: 23 - 27 22
Highway MPG: 33 - 38 --
Engine(s): I-3, Inline-4 Inline-4
Seating Capacity: 4 - 4 4 - 4
Basic Warranty: 4 years/50,000 miles 3 years/36,000 miles
Invoice*: $24,595 - $27,135 $34,699 - $41,035

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.