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2014 Subaru Impreza WRX vs. 2014 MINI MINI-Coupe Review

Comparison Review

Comfort
The Subaru Impreza WRX will be a favorite with taller drivers due to its greater front head- and legroom than the MINI MINI-Coupe.

Convenience
You'll be making about the same number of stops at the gas station with the Subaru Impreza WRX as you will with the MINI MINI-Coupe, 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 Subaru Impreza WRX is somewhat more expensive than the MINI MINI-Coupe. Another consideration is the Destination Charge, which is a standard charge for transporting the vehicle to the dealer from where it's built. The Subaru Impreza WRX and the MINI MINI-Coupe have similar Destination Charges.

Dimensions
Since the Subaru Impreza WRX 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 Subaru Impreza WRX, you may be circling the block looking for a space large enough to park more often than with the MINI MINI-Coupe.

Drivetrain
Due to its much higher torque, the engine of the Subaru Impreza WRX does a much better job of transmitting power to the wheels than the MINI MINI-Coupe.

Handling
The Subaru Impreza WRX has about the same turning radius as the MINI MINI-Coupe, allowing equal maneuverability in and out of tight spots.

Performance
When it comes to horsepower, the Subaru Impreza WRX has a much more powerful engine than the MINI MINI-Coupe. However, something you should consider is that higher horsepower engines often command higher insurance premiums.

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

Warranty
The basic warranty of the Subaru Impreza WRX is not as nearly as extensive as that of the MINI MINI-Coupe.

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2014 Subaru
Impreza WRX

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MSRP*: $25,995 - $36,495

2014 MINI
MINI-Coupe

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MSRP*: $21,450 - $31,350
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City MPG: 17 - 19 26 - 29
Highway MPG: 23 - 25 35 - 37
Engine(s): Horizontal Inline-4
Seating Capacity: 5 - 5 2 - 2
Basic Warranty: 3 years/36,000 miles 4 years/50,000 miles
Invoice*: $24,543 - $34,495 $19,735 - $28,840

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