2024 MINI SE Hardtop vs. 2024 Nissan Leaf Review

Picture of the 2024 MINI SE Hardtop

2024 MINI
SE Hardtop

MSRP*: $30,900
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2024 Nissan

MSRP*: $28,140 to $36,190
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MPG - City Info not available Info not available
MPG - Hwy Info not available Info not available
Seating Capacity 4 seats 5 seats
Cargo Space Info not available Info not available
  • 181-hp, Electric Motor (Electric Fuel System)
  • 147-hp, Electric Motor (Electric Fuel System)
  • 214-hp, Electric Motor (Electric Fuel System)
Transmission Automatic Automatic
Drivetrain Front Wheel Drive Front Wheel Drive
Horsepower 181 hp 147 - 214 hp
Exterior Length 151.7 in 176.4 in
Exterior Width 68.0 in 70.5 in
Leg Room Front 41.4 in
Rear 30.8 in
Front 42.1 in
Rear 33.5 in
Head Room Front 38.3 in
Rear 36.4 in
Front 41.2 in
Rear 37.3 in

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Comparison Review

Passengers in the back seat will be able to stretch out a lot more in the Nissan Leaf than the MINI SE Hardtop, due to its greater head- and legroom. The Nissan Leaf will be a favorite with taller drivers due to its greater front head- and legroom than the MINI SE Hardtop.

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 SE Hardtop is somewhat more expensive than the Nissan Leaf.

Since the MINI SE Hardtop is much slimmer than the Nissan Leaf, it'll be much easier to find a wide enough space in a crowded parking lot. If you go with the MINI SE Hardtop, you'll have a much easier time finding a large enough space to park than you will with the Nissan Leaf.

The MINI SE Hardtop has about the same turning radius as the Nissan Leaf, allowing equal maneuverability in and out of tight spots.

When it comes to horsepower, the MINI SE Hardtop is somewhat more powerful than the Nissan Leaf.

Due to its much higher torque, the engine of the MINI SE Hardtop does a much better job of transmitting power to the wheels than the Nissan Leaf.

The MINI SE Hardtop has less seating than the Nissan Leaf, making the Nissan Leaf the better choice if you need to chauffeur many passengers.