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2021 Chevrolet Corvette vs. 2021 MINI MINI-Convertible Review

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2021 Chevrolet
Corvette

MSRP*: $67,400 to $78,850
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2021 MINI
MINI-Convertible

MSRP*: $27,400 to $38,400
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Invoice* $62,952 to $73,646 $25,410 to $35,530
MPG - City 15 MPG 23 - 26 MPG
MPG - Hwy 27 MPG 32 - 37 MPG
Seating Capacity 2 seats 4 seats
Cargo Space 12.6 ft3 7.6 ft3
Engine V-8 I-3, Inline-4
Transmission Manual Auto Manual, Manual
Drivetrain Rear-wheel Front-wheel
Horsepower 495 hp 134 - 228 hp
Exterior Length 182.3 in 151.1 - 152.5 in
Exterior Width 76.1 in 68.0 in
Leg Room Front 42.8 in
Rear info not available
Front 41.4 in
Rear 30.9 in
Head Room Front 37.9 in
Rear info not available
Front 39.8 in
Rear 39.0 in
Basic Warranty 3 years/36,000 miles 4 years/50,000 miles

*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
As far as headroom and legroom go, there's not much difference between the Chevrolet Corvette and the MINI MINI-Convertible in the front seats.

Convenience
With the Chevrolet Corvette you will definitely be making fewer stops at the gas station than with the MINI MINI-Convertible, due to its larger tank size and better fuel economy.

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 Chevrolet Corvette will definitely make more of a dent in your wallet than the MINI MINI-Convertible, 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 Destination Charge for the Chevrolet Corvette is much higher than that for the MINI MINI-Convertible.

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

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

Powertrain
Due to its much higher torque, the engine of the Chevrolet Corvette does a much better job of transmitting power to the wheels than the MINI MINI-Convertible.

Utility
The Chevrolet Corvette has less seating than the MINI MINI-Convertible, making the MINI MINI-Convertible the better choice if you need to chauffeur many passengers. With its significantly greater cargo capacity, the Chevrolet Corvette will be able to haul more equipment or luggage than the MINI MINI-Convertible.

Warranty
The basic warranty of the Chevrolet Corvette is not as nearly as extensive as that of the MINI MINI-Convertible.