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2019 MINI MINI-Hardtop vs. 2018 smart fortwo electric drive Review

Comparison Review

Convenience
With the MINI MINI-Hardtop you will definitely be making fewer stops at the gas station than with the smart fortwo electric drive, 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-Hardtop is somewhat more expensive than the smart fortwo electric drive. 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-Hardtop is much higher than that for the smart fortwo electric drive.

Dimensions
If you go with the MINI MINI-Hardtop, you may be circling the block looking for a space large enough to park more often than with the smart fortwo electric drive.

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

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

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

Utility
The MINI MINI-Hardtop offers greater seating capacity than the smart fortwo electric drive, making it a better choice for those who find themselves chauffeuring others around.

Warranty
The MINI MINI-Hardtop comes with essentially the same basic warranty as the smart fortwo electric drive.

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2019 MINI
MINI-Hardtop

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MSRP*: $21,900 - $31,900

2018 smart
fortwo electric drive

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MSRP*: $23,800 - $26,640
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City MPG: 23 - 28 124
Highway MPG: 32 - 38 N/A
Engine(s): I-3, Inline-4 80-hp, (electric)
Seating Capacity: 4 - 5 2
Basic Warranty: 4 years/50,000 miles 4 years/50,000 miles
Invoice*: $20,350 - $29,550 $22,134 - $24,775

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 are for educational purposes only, do not reflect the actual selling price of a particular vehicle, and do not include applicable gas taxes or destination charges.