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2014 Toyota Prius Plug-in vs. 2014 MINI MINI-Coupe Review

Comparison Review

Comfort
Offering just a little more front head- and legroom than the MINI MINI-Coupe, the Toyota Prius Plug-in may be a little roomier and more comfortable for the driver and front seat passengers.

Convenience
The Toyota Prius Plug-in will require fewer stops at the gas station than the MINI MINI-Coupe, making it more convenient to drive.

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 Toyota Prius Plug-in 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 Toyota Prius Plug-in and the MINI MINI-Coupe have similar Destination Charges.

Dimensions
Since the Toyota Prius Plug-in 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 Toyota Prius Plug-in, you may be circling the block looking for a space large enough to park more often than with the MINI MINI-Coupe.

Drivetrain
The Toyota Prius Plug-in has much less torque than the MINI MINI-Coupe, which generally means that it won't feel as fast or powerful.

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

Performance
When it comes to horsepower, the Toyota Prius Plug-in 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.

Utility
People who frequently chauffeur around a lot of people will appreciate the Toyota Prius Plug-in more than the MINI MINI-Coupe, due to its significantly greater seating capacity.

Warranty
The basic warranty of the Toyota Prius Plug-in is not as nearly as extensive as that of the MINI MINI-Coupe.

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2014 Toyota
Prius Plug-in

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MSRP*: $29,990 - $34,905

2014 MINI
MINI-Coupe

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MSRP*: $21,450 - $31,350
Cash Back Rebate: Up to $3,000 Up to $750
Low APR Loan: As low as 0.00% As low as 0.90%
Lease Incentive: -- As low as 4.08%
City MPG: 51
Top 10 Fuel Efficient
26 - 29
Highway MPG: 49 35 - 37
Engine(s): Inline-4 Inline-4
Seating Capacity: 5 - 5 2 - 2
Basic Warranty: 3 years/36,000 miles 4 years/50,000 miles
Invoice*: $28,791 - $33,509 $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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