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2020 Honda Civic vs. 2020 MINI MINI-Hardtop Review

New 2020 Honda Civic

2020 Honda
Civic

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New 2020 MINI MINI-Hardtop

2020 MINI
MINI-Hardtop

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MSRP*
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$21,050 to $28,950
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$23,400 to $33,400
Invoice* $19,563 to $26,877 $19,000 to $30,930
MPG - City 25 - 31 26 - 28
MPG - Hwy 35 - 40 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
Due to its greater rear head- and legroom, backseat passengers will be able to stretch out a lot more in the Honda Civic than the MINI MINI-Hardtop. As far as headroom and legroom go, there's not much difference between the Honda Civic and the MINI MINI-Hardtop in the front seats.

Convenience
The Honda Civic will require fewer stops at the gas station than the MINI 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). When looking only at MSRP, the Honda Civic will have less of an impact on your bank account than 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 Destination Charge for the Honda Civic is much higher than that for the MINI MINI-Hardtop.

Dimensions
Since the Honda Civic 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 Honda Civic, you may be circling the block looking for a space large enough to park more often than with the MINI MINI-Hardtop.

Drivetrain
The Honda Civic has much less torque than the MINI MINI-Hardtop, which generally means that it won't feel as fast or powerful.

Handling
The Honda Civic has about the same turning radius as the MINI MINI-Hardtop, allowing equal maneuverability in and out of tight spots.

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

Utility
The Honda Civic 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 Honda Civic will be able to haul more equipment or luggage than the MINI MINI-Hardtop.

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