2015 Nissan LEAF vs. 2014 MINI MINI-Coupe Review

Comparison Review

The Nissan LEAF will be a favorite with taller drivers due to its greater front head- and legroom than the MINI MINI-Coupe.

With the MINI MINI-Coupe you will definitely be making less frequent stops at the gas station than with the Nissan LEAF, due to its tank size and fuel economy.

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 Nissan LEAF will definitely make more of a dent in your wallet than the MINI MINI-Coupe, which has a much lower MSRP. Another consideration is the Destination Charge, which is a standard charge for transporting the vehicle to the dealer from where it's built. The Nissan LEAF will cost more in transportation costs than the MINI MINI-Coupe.

Since the Nissan LEAF is much wider than the MINI MINI-Coupe, finding a wide enough spot in a parking lot may be a bit more challenging. If you go with the Nissan LEAF, you may be circling the block looking for a space large enough to park more often than with the MINI MINI-Coupe.

With somewhat higher torque, the engine of the Nissan LEAF transmits a bit more power to the wheels than the MINI MINI-Coupe.

The Nissan LEAF has a smaller turning radius than the MINI MINI-Coupe, allowing you to more easily maneuver in and out of tight spots.

When it comes to horsepower, the Nissan LEAF 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.

People who frequently chauffeur around a lot of people will appreciate the Nissan LEAF more than the MINI MINI-Coupe, due to its significantly greater seating capacity. With its significantly greater cargo capacity, the Nissan LEAF will be able to haul more equipment or luggage than the MINI MINI-Coupe.

The basic warranty of the Nissan LEAF is not as nearly as extensive as that of the MINI MINI-Coupe.

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2015 Nissan

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MSRP*: $29,010 - $35,120

2014 MINI

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MSRP*: $21,450 - $31,350
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Low APR Loan: As low as 0.00% As low as 3.59%
Lease Incentive: As low as 3.05% As low as 4.08%
City MPG: 126
Top 10 Fuel Efficient
26 - 29
Highway MPG: 101 35 - 37
Engine(s): 107-hp, (electric) Inline-4
Seating Capacity: 5 - 5 2 - 2
Basic Warranty: 3 years/36,000 miles 4 years/50,000 miles
Invoice*: $27,486 - $33,265 $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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