2014 MINI MINI-Hardtop vs. 2014 MINI MINI-Coupe Review

Comparison Review

Offering just a little more front head- and legroom than the MINI MINI-Coupe, the MINI MINI-Hardtop may be a little roomier and more comfortable for the driver and front seat passengers.

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-Hardtop is clearly a better financial choice over the MINI MINI-Coupe. 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-Hardtop and the MINI MINI-Coupe have similar Destination Charges.

Since the MINI MINI-Hardtop is much wider than the MINI MINI-Coupe, finding a wide enough spot in a parking lot may be a bit more challenging. For some people, bigger is better. If that's the case for you, then you'll be happier with the MINI MINI-Hardtop, which is slightly longer than the MINI MINI-Coupe.

With its lower torque, the MINI MINI-Hardtop doesn't do as good a job transmitting power to its wheels as the MINI MINI-Coupe.

The MINI MINI-Hardtop has about the same turning radius as the MINI MINI-Coupe, allowing equal maneuverability in and out of tight spots.

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

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

The MINI MINI-Hardtop comes with essentially the same basic warranty as the MINI MINI-Coupe.

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2014 MINI

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MSRP*: $19,950 - $23,600

2014 MINI

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MSRP*: $21,450 - $31,350
Cash Back Rebate: Visit Rebate Center Up to $750
Low APR Loan: As low as 1.90% As low as 0.90%
Lease Incentive: As low as 4.08% As low as 4.08%
City MPG: -- 26 - 29
Highway MPG: -- 35 - 37
Engine(s): I-3, Inline-4 Inline-4
Seating Capacity: 4 - 4 2 - 2
Basic Warranty: 4 years/50,000 miles 4 years/50,000 miles
Invoice*: $18,355 - $21,710 $19,735 - $28,840

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.