2021 MINI MINI-Convertible vs. 2019 smart EQ fortwo | NewCars.com

A member of the Cars.com family

2021 MINI MINI-Convertible vs. 2019 smart EQ fortwo Review

New 2021 MINI MINI-Convertible

2021 MINI
MINI-Convertible

See Details & Photos
New 2019 smart EQ fortwo

2019 smart
EQ fortwo

See Details & Photos
MSRP*
Get Your Price
$27,400 to $38,400
Get Your Price
$28,100 to $29,100
Invoice* $25,410 to $35,530 $26,274 to $27,209
MPG - City 23 - 26 112
MPG - Hwy 32 - 37 N/A
Engine(s) I-3, Inline-4 80-hp, (electric)
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
With the MINI MINI-Convertible you will definitely be making fewer stops at the gas station than with the smart EQ fortwo, 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 MINI MINI-Convertible is somewhat more expensive than the smart EQ fortwo. 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 MINI MINI-Convertible is much higher than that for the smart EQ fortwo.

Dimensions
Since the MINI MINI-Convertible is much slimmer than the smart EQ fortwo, 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 may be circling the block looking for a space large enough to park more often than with the smart EQ fortwo.

Drivetrain
Due to its much higher torque, the engine of the MINI MINI-Convertible does a much better job of transmitting power to the wheels than the smart EQ fortwo.

Handling
The MINI MINI-Convertible has a significantly larger turning radius than the smart EQ fortwo, making it much more difficult to maneuver in and out of tight spots.

Performance
When it comes to horsepower, the MINI MINI-Convertible has a much more powerful engine than the smart EQ fortwo. However, something you should consider is that higher horsepower engines often command higher insurance premiums.

Utility
The MINI MINI-Convertible offers greater seating capacity than the smart EQ fortwo, making it a better choice for those who find themselves chauffeuring others around.

Warranty
The MINI MINI-Convertible comes with essentially the same basic warranty as the smart EQ fortwo.