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2014 Volkswagen Tiguan vs. 2014 MINI MINI-Countryman Review

Comparison Review

Comfort
Rear passengers will be able to stretch out a lot more in the Volkswagen Tiguan than in the MINI MINI-Countryman. The MINI MINI-Countryman offers just a little more front head- and legroom than the Volkswagen Tiguan, offering the driver and front passenger a bit more room and comfort.

Convenience
The Volkswagen Tiguan requires fewer stops at the gas station than the MINI MINI-Countryman, 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 Volkswagen Tiguan is somewhat more expensive than the MINI MINI-Countryman. Another consideration is the Destination Charge, which is a standard charge for transporting the vehicle to the dealer from where it's built. The Volkswagen Tiguan will cost more in terms of transportation costs than the MINI MINI-Countryman.

Dimensions
The Volkswagen Tiguan is a little wider than the MINI MINI-Countryman, so getting in and out of the car in a crowded parking lot may be a little more of a squeeze. If you go with the Volkswagen Tiguan, you may be circling the block looking for a space large enough to park more often than with the MINI MINI-Countryman.

Drivetrain
With somewhat higher torque, the Volkswagen Tiguan transmits power to its wheels a bit more effectively than the MINI MINI-Countryman.

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

Performance
The Volkswagen Tiguan has a little more horsepower than the MINI MINI-Countryman.

Utility
In terms of seating, you'll be able to fit about the same number of people in both the Volkswagen Tiguan and the MINI MINI-Countryman. With the Volkswagen Tiguan, you'll be able to haul more equipment or luggage than the MINI MINI-Countryman.

Warranty
The basic warranty of the Volkswagen Tiguan is not as nearly as extensive as that of the MINI MINI-Countryman.


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2014 Volkswagen
Tiguan

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MSRP*: $23,305 - $38,835

2014 MINI
MINI-Countryman

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MSRP*: $22,100 - $34,950
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City MPG: 18 - 21 25 - 28
Top 10 Fuel Efficient
Highway MPG: 26 31 - 35
Engine(s): Inline-4 Inline-4
Seating Capacity: 5 - 5 5 - 5
Basic Warranty: 3 years/36,000 miles 4 years/50,000 miles
Safety Rating: Front
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Safety Rating: Side
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Safety Rating: Rear
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Invoice*: $22,373 - $37,282 $20,330 - $32,155

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