2021 MINI MINI-Convertible vs. 2019 Porsche 718 Boxster | NewCars.com

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2021 MINI MINI-Convertible vs. 2019 Porsche 718 Boxster Review

New 2021 MINI MINI-Convertible

2021 MINI
MINI-Convertible

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New 2019 Porsche 718 Boxster

2019 Porsche
718 Boxster

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MSRP*
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$27,400 to $38,400
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$59,000 to $82,800
Invoice* $25,410 to $35,530 --
MPG - City 23 - 26 19 - 21
MPG - Hwy 32 - 37 25 - 28
Engine(s) I-3, Inline-4 Horizontal
Seating Capacity 4 2
Basic Warranty 4 years/50,000 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

Convenience
The Porsche 718 Boxster requires fewer visits to the gas station than the MINI MINI-Convertible, 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). Based on MSRP, the MINI MINI-Convertible is clearly a better financial choice over the Porsche 718 Boxster. Another consideration is the Destination Charge, which is a standard charge for transporting the vehicle to the dealer from where it's built. The MINI MINI-Convertible carries a much lower Destination Charge than the Porsche 718 Boxster.

Dimensions
Since the MINI MINI-Convertible is much slimmer than the Porsche 718 Boxster, it'll be much easier to find a wide enough space in a crowded parking lot. If you go with the MINI MINI-Convertible, you'll have a much easier time finding a large enough space to park than you will with the Porsche 718 Boxster.

Drivetrain
The MINI MINI-Convertible has much less torque than the Porsche 718 Boxster, which generally means that it won't feel as fast or powerful.

Handling
The MINI MINI-Convertible has about the same turning radius as the Porsche 718 Boxster, allowing equal maneuverability in and out of tight spots.

Performance
When it comes to horsepower, the MINI MINI-Convertible is significantly less powerful than the Porsche 718 Boxster. The good news is that, reportedly, cars with lower horsepower engines often have lower insurance premiums.

Utility
The MINI MINI-Convertible offers greater seating capacity than the Porsche 718 Boxster, making it a better choice for those who find themselves chauffeuring others around. The MINI MINI-Convertible has significantly less cargo room than the Porsche 718 Boxster, which may be a concern if you do a lot of warehouse shopping.

Warranty
The MINI MINI-Convertible comes with essentially the same basic warranty as the Porsche 718 Boxster.