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2019 Chevrolet Cruze vs. 2020 MINI MINI-Hardtop Review

New 2019 Chevrolet Cruze

2019 Chevrolet
Cruze

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New 2020 MINI MINI-Hardtop

2020 MINI
MINI-Hardtop

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MSRP*
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$19,620 to $26,120
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$23,400 to $33,400
Invoice* $18,874 to $25,127 $19,000 to $30,930
MPG - City 28 - 30 26 - 28
MPG - Hwy 37 - 45 34 - 36
Engine(s) Inline-4 I-3, Inline-4
Seating Capacity 5 4 - 5
Basic Warranty 3 years/36,000 miles 4 years/50,000 miles
Overall Safety Rating** ***** ****
Frontal Crash Rating** ***** ****
Side Crash Rating** ***** ****

**Vehicle crash and safety data is provided by NHTSA, the National Highway Traffic Safety Administration. The NHTSA testing was established by Congress to reduce highway deaths and injuries.

*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
Passengers in the back seat will be able to stretch out a lot more in the MINI MINI-Hardtop than the Chevrolet Cruze, due to its greater head- and legroom. The MINI MINI-Hardtop will be a favorite with taller drivers due to its greater front head- and legroom than the Chevrolet Cruze.

Convenience
With the Chevrolet Cruze you will definitely be making fewer stops at the gas station than with the MINI MINI-Hardtop, 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). Based on MSRP, the Chevrolet Cruze is clearly a better financial choice over the MINI MINI-Hardtop. Another consideration is the Destination Charge, which is a standard charge for transporting the vehicle to the dealer from where it's built. The Chevrolet Cruze and the MINI MINI-Hardtop have similar Destination Charges.

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

Drivetrain
With its lower torque, the Chevrolet Cruze doesn't do as good a job transmitting power to its wheels as the MINI MINI-Hardtop.

Performance
The Chevrolet Cruze has less horsepower than the MINI MINI-Hardtop, so it will probably be somewhat slower.

Utility
The Chevrolet Cruze offers greater seating capacity than the MINI MINI-Hardtop, making it a better choice for those who find themselves chauffeuring others around. With its significantly greater cargo capacity, the Chevrolet Cruze will be able to haul more equipment or luggage than the MINI MINI-Hardtop.

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