The Volkswagen Eos is definitely the Cascada’s leading rival at launch—although the Eos goes away after the 2016 model year.
The Audi A3 Cabriolet steps in instead, and against that, the Cascada is a better value, if not quite as engaging to drive.
The little MINI Cooper Convertible looks extroverted, quirky, and even a bit unusual, which helps it appeal to a completely different kind of buyer.
The Ford Mustang is another polar opposite in contrast to the quiet, understated Cascada, but it’s worth cross-shopping as the Cascada is priced about the same as a base V-6 Mustang.
Finally, the BMW 2-Series delivers similar interior room and luxury features, but with a heftier sticker price and, if it's important, a lot more prestige.
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|20 MPG City / 27 MPG Hwy||23 MPG City / 43 MPG Hwy||18 MPG City / 35 MPG Hwy||14 MPG City / 31 MPG Hwy||22 MPG City / 30 MPG Hwy||22 MPG City / 39 MPG Hwy|
|Gas I4||Intercooled Turbo Premium Unleaded I-4||Intercooled Turbo Premium Unleaded I-4||Regular Unleaded V-6||Intercooled Turbo Premium Unleaded I-4||Intercooled Turbo Premium Unleaded I-3|
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|2-Door Convertible||4-Door Sedan FWD 1.8T Premium Plus||2-Door Coupe 228i RWD||2-Door Fastback V6||2-Door Convertible Komfort||2-Door HB|
|Front Wheel Drive||Front Wheel Drive||Rear Wheel Drive||Rear Wheel Drive||Front Wheel Drive||Front Wheel Drive|
|Automatic w/OD||Auto-Shift Manual w/OD||Manual w/OD||Manual w/OD||Auto-Shift Manual w/OD||Manual w/OD|
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