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Compare 2013 Mazda MAZDA2 vs 2013 MINI Cooper

2013 Mazda MAZDA2 Change
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Selected Style 4-Door HB Manual Sport
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Trim

Style MPG City MPG Hwy Invoice MSRP
4-Door HB Manual Sport 29 35 $14,525 $14,720
4-Door HB Automatic Sport 28 34 $15,355 $15,560
4-Door HB Manual Touring 29 35 $15,995 $16,210
4-Door HB Automatic Touring 28 34 $16,824 $17,050
2-Door Coupe
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Style MPG City MPG Hwy Invoice MSRP
2-Door Coupe 29 37 $18,125 $19,700
2-Door Coupe S 26 35 $21,435 $23,300
2-Door Coupe John Cooper Works 26 35 $27,690 $30,100
Pricing
Invoice Price
$14,525
$18,125
Manufacturer Suggested Retail Price
$14,720
$19,700
Monthly Payment Estimate
$245 / month
$328 / month
Dealer Price Quotes
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TCC's Bottom Line The 2013 Mazda2 stands out among entry-level hatchbacks due to its zippy driving feel and good real-world mileage--although the limited feature set and basic appointments won't appeal to everyone. The 2013 MINI Cooper models are small-car standouts in style and driving fun, and with several body styles and three different levels of performance you can pick your level of potency and practicality.
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Fuel Economy
Fuel Economy - City 29 mpg 29 mpg
Fuel Economy - Highway 35 mpg 37 mpg
Vehicle
Number of Passenger Doors 4 -
EPA Classification Compact Cars Minicompact
Interior Dimensions
Front Hip Room (in) - TBD - - TBD -
Second Leg Room (in) 33.0 27.9
Front Head Room (in) 39.1 38.8
Passenger Capacity 5 4
Second Hip Room (in) - TBD - - TBD -
Front Shoulder Room (in) 52.8 50.3
Second Head Room (in) 37.0 37.6
Second Shoulder Room (in) 51.2 44.7
Front Leg Room (in) 42.6 41.7
Passenger Volume (ft³) 87.1 - TBD -
Exterior Dimensions
Liftover Height (in) - TBD - - TBD -
Width, Max w/o mirrors (in) 66.7 66.3
Track Width, Front (in) 58.1 57.4
Min Ground Clearance (in) 5.1 - TBD -
Length, Overall (in) 155.5 146.6
Height, Overall (in) 58.1 55.4
Track Width, Rear (in) 57.7 57.8
Wheelbase (in) 98.0 97.1
Cargo Area Dimensions
Cargo Volume with Rear Seat Down (ft³) 27.8 24.0
Cargo Volume with Rear Seat Up (ft³) 13.3 5.7
Brakes
Rear Drum Diam x Width (in) 8 x - TBD - NA
Disc - Front (Yes or ) Yes Yes
Front Brake Rotor Diam x Thickness (in) 10.1 x - TBD - 11.0 x - TBD -
Drum - Rear (Yes or ) Yes NA
Brake ABS System 4-Wheel 4-Wheel
Disc - Rear (Yes or ) NA Yes
Rear Brake Rotor Diam x Thickness (in) NA 10.2 x - TBD -
Brake Type Pwr Pwr
Fuel Tank
Fuel Tank Capacity, Approx (gal) 11.3 13.2
Steering
Lock to Lock Turns (Steering) 2.7 - TBD -
Turning Diameter - Wall to Wall (ft) - TBD - N/A
Steering Ratio (:1), Overall 15 14.1
Turning Diameter - Curb to Curb (ft) 32.16 35.1
Steering Type Pwr Rack & Pinion Pwr Rack & Pinion
Tires
Rear Tire Size P185/55R15 P175/65R15
Rear Tire Order Code NA N/A
Front Tire Size P185/55R15 P175/65R15
Spare Tire Size T115/70D14 Compact
Front Tire Order Code NA N/A
Spare Tire Order Code NA 300
Trailering
Dead Weight Hitch - Max Trailer Wt. (lbs) NA NA
Wt Distributing Hitch - Max Trailer Wt. (lbs) NA NA
Dead Weight Hitch - Max Tongue Wt. (lbs) NA NA
Wt Distributing Hitch - Max Tongue Wt. (lbs) NA NA
Weight Information
Base Curb Weight (lbs) 2306 2535
Wheels
Front Wheel Material Steel Aluminum
Spare Wheel Material Steel - TBD -
Front Wheel Size (in) 15 x 6.0 15 x 5.5
Spare Wheel Size (in) 14 x 4.0 Compact
Rear Wheel Material Steel Aluminum
Rear Wheel Size (in) 15 x 6.0 15 x 5.5
Cooling System
Total Cooling System Capacity (qts) 5.3 5.5
Electrical
Cold Cranking Amps @ 0° F (Primary) - TBD - - TBD -
Maximum Alternator Capacity (amps) 90 150
Engine
Fuel System Electronic Fuel Injection Direct Injection
SAE Net Torque @ RPM 98 @ 4000 114 @ 4250
Engine Order Code NA NA
Displacement 1.5L/91 1.6L/98
SAE Net Horsepower @ RPM 100 @ 6000 121 @ 6000
Engine Type Gas I4 Gas I4
Mileage
Fuel Economy Est-Combined (MPG) 32 32
EPA Fuel Economy Est - Hwy (MPG) 35 37
EPA Fuel Economy Est - City (MPG) 29 29
Transmission
Drivetrain Front Wheel Drive Front Wheel Drive
Final Drive Axle Ratio (:1) 3.850 4.35
Fourth Gear Ratio (:1) 0.972 0.91
Trans Description Cont. Manual Manual
Sixth Gear Ratio (:1) NA 0.68
First Gear Ratio (:1) 3.416 3.21
Clutch Size (in) - TBD - - TBD -
Third Gear Ratio (:1) 1.290 1.19
Trans Type 5 6
Fifth Gear Ratio (:1) 0.775 0.78
Trans Description Cont. Again NA NA
Reverse Ratio (:1) 3.214 3.14
Second Gear Ratio (:1) 1.842 1.79
Trans Order Code NA NA
Summary
Body Style Hatchback Hatchback
Vehicle Name Mazda Mazda2 MINI Cooper Hardtop
Suspension
Shock Absorber Diameter - Rear (mm) - TBD - - TBD -
Suspension Type - Front MacPherson Strut MacPherson
Stabilizer Bar Diameter - Rear (in) NA - TBD -
Suspension Type - Front (Cont.) NA w/Coil Springs
Shock Absorber Diameter - Front (mm) - TBD - - TBD -
Stabilizer Bar Diameter - Front (in) - TBD - - TBD -
Suspension Type - Rear Torsion Beam Axle Multi-Link
Suspension Type - Rear (Cont.) NA w/Coil Springs
Emissions
Tons/yr of CO2 Emissions @ 15K mi/year 5.7 6.1
EPA Greenhouse Gas Score 8 7 (2012)
 
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