Chrysler 300 vs MINI Cooper

2023 Chrysler 300
2023 Chrysler 300
$33,545MSRP
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2023 MINI Cooper
2023 MINI Cooper
$27,400MSRP
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2023 Chrysler 300
$33,545MSRP
Overview
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2023 MINI Cooper
$27,400MSRP
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Overview

MSRP

$33,545

MSRP

$27,400

Average price

$18,448

Average price

$17,270

Listings

5417

Listings

5102
Ratings & Reviews
User Reviews
User Reviews

Expert reviews

5.8 out of 10

Expert reviews

6.3 out of 10
Pros
  • Stylish design
  • Powerful engine
  • Good value for money
Cons
  • Poor fuel economy
  • Outdated technology
  • Unimpressive safety ratings
Pros
  • Stylish design
  • Powerful engine
  • Manual transmission available
Cons
  • Not much cargo space
  • Poor value for money

Reviews Summary

That bellowing is courtesy of a 6.4-liter Hemi, returning to the Chrysler 300 for the first time since 2014. Available only in the limited-production 300C model, it puts enough power to the rear wheels to effortlessly repave the roads with rubber. Fortunately, Chrysler fortifies the 300C with wheel, tire, suspension, and braking upgrades to help drivers make the most of the muscle under the hood. Naturally, there is also an active exhaust system that makes plenty of noise.

Verdict: Even as it ages toward retirement, the Chrysler 300 remains a strikingly attractive, large sedan. With an available 6.4-liter V8 engine, it packs the firepower to support its muscle-car looks. However, the aging platform leaves much to be desired in terms of tech, comfort, and safety.

Reviews Summary

You either join the MINI camp or shake your head “no.” There has never been a middle ground with a MINI. That’s the point—to drive a fun-looking, fun-to-drive small car that’s unlike anything else in the neighborhood. For 2023, the MINI Cooper offers a limited-run Resolute Edition and a few new paint colors. We tested a two-door Hardtop John Cooper Works (JCW) while participating in a rally with more than 700 MINI owners. Maybe next time you’ll join them with your new MINI.

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Popular Features & Specs

Engine

3.6L 292 hp V6

Engine

1.5L 134 hp I3

Drive Train

RWD

Drive Train

FWD

Seating Capacity

5

Seating Capacity

4

Horsepower

292 hp @ 6350 rpm

Horsepower

134 hp @ 4500 rpm

MPG City

19

MPG City

29

MPG Highway

30

MPG Highway

38
2023 Chrysler 300
2023 Chrysler 300
$33,545MSRP
Overview
Overview
OverviewShop Now
2023 MINI Cooper
2023 MINI Cooper
$27,400MSRP
Overview
Overview
OverviewShop Now
2023 Chrysler 300
$33,545MSRP
Overview
Overview
OverviewShop Now
2023 MINI Cooper
$27,400MSRP
Overview
Overview
OverviewShop Now
Overview
MSRP
$33,545
$27,400
Average price
$18,448
$17,270
Listings
Ratings & Reviews
User reviews
4.6
4.6
Expert reviews

5.8 out of 10

Read full review

6.3 out of 10

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Pros & cons
Pros
  • Stylish design
  • Powerful engine
  • Good value for money
Cons
  • Poor fuel economy
  • Outdated technology
  • Unimpressive safety ratings
Pros
  • Stylish design
  • Powerful engine
  • Manual transmission available
Cons
  • Not much cargo space
  • Poor value for money
Summary

That bellowing is courtesy of a 6.4-liter Hemi, returning to the Chrysler 300 for the first time since 2014. Available only in the limited-production 300C model, it puts enough power to the rear wheels to effortlessly repave the roads with rubber. Fortunately, Chrysler fortifies the 300C with wheel, tire, suspension, and braking upgrades to help drivers make the most of the muscle under the hood. Naturally, there is also an active exhaust system that makes plenty of noise.

Verdict: Even as it ages toward retirement, the Chrysler 300 remains a strikingly attractive, large sedan. With an available 6.4-liter V8 engine, it packs the firepower to support its muscle-car looks. However, the aging platform leaves much to be desired in terms of tech, comfort, and safety.

You either join the MINI camp or shake your head “no.” There has never been a middle ground with a MINI. That’s the point—to drive a fun-looking, fun-to-drive small car that’s unlike anything else in the neighborhood. For 2023, the MINI Cooper offers a limited-run Resolute Edition and a few new paint colors. We tested a two-door Hardtop John Cooper Works (JCW) while participating in a rally with more than 700 MINI owners. Maybe next time you’ll join them with your new MINI.

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Popular Features & Specs
Engine
3.6L 292 hp V6
1.5L 134 hp I3
Drive Train
RWD
FWD
Seating Capacity
5
4
Horsepower
292 hp @ 6350 rpm
134 hp @ 4500 rpm
MPG City
19
29
MPG Highway
30
38
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