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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
Compare the 2013 MINI MINI-Hardtop and the 2014 Toyota Prius c.
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MSRP*: $19,700 - $30,100
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MSRP*: $19,080 - $23,360
|Cash Back Rebate:||Visit Rebate Center||Visit Rebate Center|
|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||--|
|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: Rear
|Invoice*:||$18,125 - $27,690||$18,127 - $21,746|
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