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2021 Hyundai Ioniq EV vs. 2022 MINI MINI-Hardtop Review

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2021 Hyundai
Ioniq EV

MSRP*: $33,245 to $38,815
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2022 MINI
MINI-Hardtop

MSRP*: $22,900 to $32,900
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Invoice* $31,999 to $36,903 $19,000 to $30,470
MPG - City 145 MPG 22 - 27 MPG
MPG - Hwy 121 MPG 31 - 37 MPG
Seating Capacity 5 seats 4 - 5 seats
Cargo Space Info not available 34.0 - 40.7 ft3
Engine 134-hp, (electric) I-3, Inline-4
Transmission Automatic Manual
Drivetrain Front-wheel Front-wheel
Horsepower 134 hp 134 - 228 hp
Exterior Length 176.0 in 152.2 - 159.1 in
Exterior Width 71.7 in 68.0 in
Leg Room Front 42.2 in
Rear 35.7 in
Front 41.4 in
Rear 30.8 - 32.3 in
Head Room Front 38.2 - 39.1 in
Rear 37.4 in
Front 39.9 - 40.3 in
Rear 36.9 - 37.5 in
Basic Warranty 5 years/60,000 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
Due to its greater rear head- and legroom, backseat passengers will be able to stretch out a lot more in the Hyundai Ioniq EV than the MINI MINI-Hardtop. As far as headroom and legroom go, there's not much difference between the Hyundai Ioniq EV and the MINI MINI-Hardtop in the front seats.

Convenience
With the MINI MINI-Hardtop you will definitely be making less frequent stops at the gas station than with the Hyundai Ioniq EV, due to its tank size and 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 Hyundai Ioniq EV is somewhat more expensive 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 Hyundai Ioniq EV is much higher than that for the MINI MINI-Hardtop.

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

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

Performance
When it comes to horsepower, the Hyundai Ioniq EV is significantly less powerful than the MINI MINI-Hardtop. The good news is that, reportedly, cars with lower horsepower engines often have lower insurance premiums.

Powertrain
With somewhat higher torque, the engine of the Hyundai Ioniq EV transmits a bit more power to the wheels than the MINI MINI-Hardtop.

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

Warranty
You'll have greater peace of mind with the more generous basic warranty of the Hyundai Ioniq EV than that of the MINI MINI-Hardtop.