2024 MINI SE Hardtop vs. 2024 Toyota Prius Review

Picture of the 2024 MINI SE Hardtop

2024 MINI
SE Hardtop

MSRP*: $30,900
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2024 Toyota

MSRP*: $27,950 to $36,365
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MPG - City Info not available 49 - 57 MPG
MPG - Hwy Info not available 50 - 56 MPG
Seating Capacity 4 seats 5 seats
Cargo Space Info not available Info not available
  • 181-hp, Electric Motor (Electric Fuel System)
  • 194-hp, 2.0-liter, 4 Cylinder Engine (Gas/Electric Hybrid)
  • 196-hp, 2.0-liter, 4 Cylinder Engine (Gas/Electric Hybrid)
Transmission Automatic Continuously Variable
Drivetrain Front Wheel Drive All Wheel Drive, Front Wheel Drive
Horsepower 181 hp 194 - 196 hp
Exterior Length 151.7 in 181.1 in
Exterior Width 68.0 in 70.2 in
Leg Room Front 41.4 in
Rear 30.8 in
Front 43.2 in
Rear 34.8 in
Head Room Front 38.3 in
Rear 36.4 in
Front 38.0 in
Rear 36.4 in

*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

Passengers in the back seat will be able to stretch out a lot more in the Toyota Prius than the MINI SE Hardtop, due to its greater head- and legroom. Offering just a little more front head- and legroom than the MINI SE Hardtop, drivers may find the Toyota Prius a little roomier and somewhat more comfortable.

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). When looking only at MSRP, the MINI SE Hardtop will have less of an impact on your bank account than the Toyota Prius.

Since the MINI SE Hardtop is much slimmer than the Toyota Prius, 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 Toyota Prius.

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

The MINI SE Hardtop has less horsepower than the Toyota Prius, so it will probably be somewhat slower.

The MINI SE Hardtop has much less torque than the Toyota Prius, which generally means that it won't feel as fast or powerful.

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