2020 MINI MINI-Countryman vs. 2021 Toyota RAV4 Hybrid | NewCars.com

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2020 MINI MINI-Countryman vs. 2021 Toyota RAV4 Hybrid Review

New 2020 MINI MINI-Countryman

2020 MINI
MINI-Countryman

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New 2021 Toyota RAV4 Hybrid

2021 Toyota
RAV4 Hybrid

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MSRP*
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$28,400 to $41,400
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$28,500 to $37,030
Invoice* $24,650 to $38,290 $26,791 to $34,808
MPG - City 23 - 26 41
MPG - Hwy 30 - 33 N/A
Engine(s) I-3, Inline-4 Inline-4
Seating Capacity 5 5
Basic Warranty 4 years/50,000 miles 3 years/36,000 miles
Overall Safety Rating** Not Tested *****
Frontal Crash Rating** Not Tested ****
Side Crash Rating** Not Tested *****

**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
The MINI MINI-Countryman offers rear passengers about the same room to stretch out as the Toyota RAV4 Hybrid, with comparable head- and legroom. The MINI MINI-Countryman will be popular with taller drivers and passengers in the front seat, due to its greater front head- and legroom than the Toyota RAV4 Hybrid.

Convenience
The Toyota RAV4 Hybrid requires fewer stops at the gas station than the MINI MINI-Countryman, 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). The MINI MINI-Countryman is somewhat more expensive than the Toyota RAV4 Hybrid. 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-Countryman carries a much lower Destination Charge than the Toyota RAV4 Hybrid.

Dimensions
The MINI MINI-Countryman is a little narrower than the Toyota RAV4 Hybrid, so you'll have an easier time getting in and out of the car in a tight parking spot. If you go with the MINI MINI-Countryman, you'll have a much easier time finding a large enough space to park than you will with the Toyota RAV4 Hybrid.

Drivetrain
With somewhat higher torque, the MINI MINI-Countryman transmits power to its wheels a bit more effectively than the Toyota RAV4 Hybrid.

Handling
The MINI MINI-Countryman has a larger turning radius than the Toyota RAV4 Hybrid, making it slightly more difficult to maneuver in and out of tight spots.

Performance
The MINI MINI-Countryman has a little more horsepower than the Toyota RAV4 Hybrid.

Utility
In terms of seating, you'll be able to fit about the same number of people in both the MINI MINI-Countryman and the Toyota RAV4 Hybrid. The MINI MINI-Countryman has significantly less cargo capacity than the Toyota RAV4 Hybrid.

Warranty
You'll have greater peace of mind with the more generous basic warranty of the MINI MINI-Countryman than that of the Toyota RAV4 Hybrid.