2020 Hyundai Ioniq Plug-In Hybrid vs. 2022 MINI Hardtop | NewCars.com

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2020 Hyundai Ioniq Plug-In Hybrid vs. 2022 MINI Hardtop Review

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2020 Hyundai
Ioniq Plug-In Hybrid

MSRP*: $26,500 to $32,950
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2022 MINI
Hardtop

MSRP*: $22,900 to $32,900
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Invoice* $25,589 to $31,387 $19,000 to $30,470
MPG - City Info not available 25 - 29 MPG
MPG - Hwy Info not available 34 - 38 MPG
Seating Capacity 5 seats 4 - 5 seats
Cargo Space Info not available Info not available
Engine 139-hp, 1.6-liter, 4 Cylinder Engine (Plug-In Electric/Gas) 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 6-Speed A/T 7-Speed A/T, M/T
Drivetrain Front Wheel Drive Front Wheel Drive
Horsepower 139 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 38.3 - 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 Plug-In Hybrid than the MINI Hardtop. As far as headroom and legroom go, there's not much difference between the Hyundai Ioniq Plug-In Hybrid and the MINI Hardtop in the front seats.

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 Plug-In Hybrid is somewhat more expensive than the 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 Plug-In Hybrid is much higher than that for the MINI Hardtop.

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

Handling
The Hyundai Ioniq Plug-In Hybrid has a smaller turning radius than the MINI Hardtop, allowing you to more easily maneuver in and out of tight spots.

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

Powertrain
The Hyundai Ioniq Plug-In Hybrid has much less torque than the MINI Hardtop, which generally means that it won't feel as fast or powerful.

Utility
The Hyundai Ioniq Plug-In Hybrid offers greater seating capacity than the 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 Plug-In Hybrid than that of the MINI Hardtop.