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2022 Audi A5 vs. 2022 MINI Hardtop Review

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2022 Audi
A5

MSRP*: $43,500 to $45,600
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2022 MINI
Hardtop

MSRP*: $22,900 to $32,900
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MPG - City 24 - 26 MPG 25 - 29 MPG
MPG - Hwy 31 - 34 MPG 34 - 38 MPG
Seating Capacity 4 - 5 seats 4 - 5 seats
Cargo Space Info not available Info not available
Engine 201-hp, 2.0-liter, 4 Cylinder Engine (Gasoline/Mild Electric Hybrid), 261-hp, 2.0-liter, 4 Cylinder Engine (Gasoline/Mild Electric Hybrid) 134-hp, 1.5-liter, 3 Cylinder Engine (Gasoline Fuel), 189-hp, 2.0-liter, 4 Cylinder Engine (Gasoline Fuel), 228-hp, 2.0-liter, 4 Cylinder Engine (Gasoline Fuel)
Transmission 7-Speed A/T 7-Speed A/T, M/T
Drivetrain All Wheel Drive Front Wheel Drive
Horsepower 201 - 261 hp 134 - 228 hp
Exterior Length 184.9 - 187.2 in 152.2 - 159.1 in
Exterior Width 72.6 - 72.7 in 68.0 in
Leg Room Front 41.3 in
Rear 32.7 - 35.1 in
Front 41.4 in
Rear 30.8 - 32.3 in
Head Room Front 37.4 - 37.8 in
Rear 36.1 - 37.0 in
Front 38.3 - 40.3 in
Rear 36.9 - 37.5 in

*MSRP and Invoice prices displayed are for educational purposes only, do not reflect the actual selling price of a particular vehicle, and do not include applicable gas taxes or destination charges.

Comparison Review

Comfort
Due to its greater rear head- and legroom, backseat passengers will be able to stretch out a lot more in the Audi A5 than the MINI Hardtop. The MINI Hardtop will be a favorite with taller drivers due to its greater front head- and legroom than the Audi A5.

Convenience
The Audi A5 will require fewer stops at the gas station than the MINI Hardtop, 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 Audi A5 will definitely make more of a dent in your wallet than the MINI Hardtop, which has a much lower MSRP.

Dimensions
Since the Audi A5 is much wider than the MINI Hardtop, finding a wide enough spot in a parking lot may be a bit more challenging. If you go with the Audi A5, you may be circling the block looking for a space large enough to park more often than with the MINI Hardtop.

Handling
The Audi A5 has a larger turning radius than the MINI Hardtop, making it slightly more difficult to maneuver in and out of tight spots.

Performance
When it comes to horsepower, the Audi A5 is somewhat more powerful than the MINI Hardtop.

Powertrain
With somewhat higher torque, the engine of the Audi A5 transmits a bit more power to the wheels than the MINI Hardtop.

Utility
The Audi A5 offers greater seating capacity than the MINI Hardtop, making it a better choice for those who find themselves chauffeuring others around.