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2013 MINI MINI-Hardtop vs. 2014 Toyota Prius c Review

Comparison Review


Comfort
Passengers in the back seat will be able to stretch out a lot more in the Toyota Prius c than the MINI MINI-Hardtop, due to its greater head- and legroom. As far as headroom and legroom go, there's not much difference between the MINI MINI-Hardtop and the Toyota Prius c in the front seats.

Convenience
You'll be making about the same number of stops at the gas station with the MINI MINI-Hardtop as you will with the Toyota Prius c, 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). The MINI MINI-Hardtop is somewhat more expensive than the Toyota Prius c. 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 Toyota Prius c have similar Destination Charges.

Dimensions
The MINI MINI-Hardtop is about the same width as the Toyota Prius c. If you go with the MINI MINI-Hardtop, you'll have a much easier time finding a large enough space to park than you will with the Toyota Prius c.

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 Toyota Prius c.

Handling
The MINI MINI-Hardtop has a significantly larger turning radius than the Toyota Prius c, 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 Toyota Prius c. However, something you should consider is that higher horsepower engines often command higher insurance premiums.

Utility
The MINI MINI-Hardtop has less seating than the Toyota Prius c, making the Toyota Prius c the better choice if you need to chauffeur many passengers.

Warranty
You'll have greater peace of mind with the more generous basic warranty of the MINI MINI-Hardtop than that of the Toyota Prius c.


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2013 MINI
MINI-Hardtop

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MSRP*: $19,700 - $30,100
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2014 Toyota
Prius c

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MSRP*: $19,080 - $23,360
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Low APR Loan: As low as 0.00% As low as 0.00%
Lease Incentive: As low as 4.08% As low as 3.10%
City MPG: 26 - 29 53
Highway MPG: 35 - 37 --
Engine(s): Inline-4 Inline-4
Seating Capacity: 4 - 4 5 - 5
Basic Warranty: 4 years/50,000 miles 3 years/36,000 miles
Safety Rating: Front
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Safety Rating: Side
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Acceptable Good
Safety Rating: Rear
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Invoice*: $18,125 - $27,690 $18,127 - $21,746

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