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2021 Mercedes-Benz E-Class vs. 2021 MINI MINI-Convertible Review

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2021 Mercedes-Benz
E-Class

MSRP*: $71,950 to $74,450
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Picture of the 2021 MINI MINI-Convertible

2021 MINI
MINI-Convertible

MSRP*: $27,400 to $38,400
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Invoice* $67,633 to $69,983 $25,410 to $35,530
MPG - City 23 MPG 23 - 26 MPG
MPG - Hwy 29 - 30 MPG 32 - 37 MPG
Seating Capacity 4 seats 4 seats
Cargo Space 13.6 ft3 7.6 ft3
Engine Inline-6 I-3, Inline-4
Transmission Auto Manual Auto Manual, Manual
Drivetrain All-wheel, Rear-wheel Front-wheel
Horsepower 362 hp 134 - 228 hp
Exterior Length 190.0 in 151.1 - 152.5 in
Exterior Width 73.2 in 68.0 in
Leg Room Front 41.8 in
Rear info not available
Front 41.4 in
Rear 30.9 in
Head Room Front 40.7 in
Rear 36.4 in
Front 39.8 in
Rear 39.0 in
Basic Warranty 4 years/50,000 miles 4 years/50,000 miles
Overall Safety Rating** ***** Info not available
Frontal Crash Rating** ***** Info not available
Side Crash Rating** ***** Info not available

**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-Convertible than the Mercedes-Benz E-Class, due to its greater head- and legroom. Offering just a little more front head- and legroom than the MINI MINI-Convertible, the Mercedes-Benz E-Class may be a little roomier and more comfortable for the driver and front seat passengers.

Convenience
With the Mercedes-Benz E-Class 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 Mercedes-Benz E-Class 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 Mercedes-Benz E-Class is much higher than that for the MINI MINI-Convertible.

Dimensions
Since the Mercedes-Benz E-Class 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 Mercedes-Benz E-Class, you may be circling the block looking for a space large enough to park more often than with the MINI MINI-Convertible.

Handling
The Mercedes-Benz E-Class has a larger turning radius than the MINI MINI-Convertible, making it slightly more difficult to maneuver in and out of tight spots.

Performance
When it comes to horsepower, the Mercedes-Benz E-Class 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 Mercedes-Benz E-Class does a much better job of transmitting power to the wheels than the MINI MINI-Convertible.

Utility
In terms of seating you'll be able to fit the same number of people in both the Mercedes-Benz E-Class and the MINI MINI-Convertible. With its significantly greater cargo capacity, the Mercedes-Benz E-Class will be able to haul more equipment or luggage than the MINI MINI-Convertible.

Warranty
The Mercedes-Benz E-Class comes with essentially the same basic warranty as the MINI MINI-Convertible.