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2014 MINI MINI-Paceman vs. 2015 Subaru Forester Review

Comparison Review


Comfort
Passengers in the backseat will be able to stretch out a lot more in the Subaru Forester than in the MINI MINI-Paceman, due to its greater head- and legroom. The Subaru Forester will be a hit with tall drivers and their front seat passengers, since it has greater front head- and legroom than the MINI MINI-Paceman.

Convenience
With the Subaru Forester, you will definitely be making fewer stops at the gas station than with the MINI MINI-Paceman, due to its tank size and 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). Whether you pick the MINI MINI-Paceman or the Subaru Forester, it's going to cost you about the same. Another consideration is the Destination Charge, which is a standard charge for transporting the vehicle to the dealer from where it's built. In this case, the MINI MINI-Paceman will cost less to deliver to the dealership than the Subaru Forester.

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

Drivetrain
With similar torque, the MINI MINI-Paceman and the Subaru Forester are about even in transmitting their respective horsepower to the wheels.

Handling
The MINI MINI-Paceman has a larger turning radius than the Subaru Forester, making it slightly more difficult to maneuver in and out of tight spots.

Performance
The MINI MINI-Paceman has a little more horsepower than the Subaru Forester.

Utility
The MINI MINI-Paceman has less seating than the Subaru Forester, making the Subaru Forester the better choice, if you need to chauffeur many passengers. The MINI MINI-Paceman has significantly less cargo capacity than the Subaru Forester.

Warranty
You'll have greater peace of mind with the more generous basic warranty of the MINI MINI-Paceman than that of the Subaru Forester.

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2014 MINI
MINI-Paceman

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MSRP*: $23,300 - $35,600
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Forester

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MSRP*: $22,195 - $33,095
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Cash Back Rebate: Up to $1,500 Visit Rebate Center
Low APR Loan: As low as 0.90% As low as 2.90%
Lease Incentive: As low as 4.08% --
City MPG: 25 - 28 22 - 24
Highway MPG: 31 - 35 28 - 32
Engine(s): Inline-4 Horizontal
Seating Capacity: 4 - 4 5 - 5
Basic Warranty: 4 years/50,000 miles 3 years/36,000 miles
Invoice*: $21,435 - $32,750 $20,995 - $30,927

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