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Selected Style 4-Door HB Manual Sport
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Style MPG City MPG Hwy Invoice MSRP
4-Door HB Manual Sport 29 35 $14,535 $14,720
4-Door HB Automatic Sport 28 34 $15,365 $15,560
4-Door HB Manual Touring 29 35 $16,005 $16,210
4-Door HB Automatic Touring 28 34 $16,834 $17,050
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Style MPG City MPG Hwy Invoice MSRP
2-Door Coupe 29 40 $18,355 $19,950
2-Door Coupe S 24 34 $21,710 $23,600
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$245 / month
$333 / month
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TCC's Bottom Line The nimble driving feel and good gas mileage of the 2014 Mazda 2 help it stand out among entry-level hatchbacks--but buyers will have to be comfortable with a limited feature set and a simple interior. The 2014 MINI Cooper is a fun, smart, and practical way to get around, without giving up its sporty, quirky side.
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Fuel Economy
Fuel Economy - City 29 mpg 29 mpg
Fuel Economy - Highway 35 mpg 40 mpg
EPA Classification Compact Cars Minicompact Cars
Interior Dimensions
Front Leg Room (in) 42.6 41.4
Second Head Room (in) 37 36.9
Passenger Volume (ft³) 87.1 -
Second Shoulder Room (in) 51.2 47.8
Front Head Room (in) 39.1 40.3
Front Shoulder Room (in) 52.8 50.6
Passenger Capacity 5 4
Second Leg Room (in) 33 30.8
Exterior Dimensions
Track Width, Rear (in) 57.7 59.1
Wheelbase (in) 98 98.2
Width, Max w/o mirrors (in) 66.7 68
Track Width, Front (in) 58.1 59.1
Length, Overall (in) 155.5 151.1
Height, Overall (in) 58.1 55.7
Min Ground Clearance (in) - 4.9
Cargo Area Dimensions
Cargo Volume with Rear Seat Down (ft³) 27.8 38
Cargo Volume with Rear Seat Up (ft³) 13.3 8.7
Rear Brake Rotor Diam x Thickness (in) 8 10.2
Rear Drum Diam x Width (in) 8 NA
Brake ABS System 4-Wheel 4-Wheel
Front Brake Rotor Diam x Thickness (in) 10.2 11
Drum - Rear (Yes or ) Yes NA
Disc - Front (Yes or ) Yes Yes
Disc - Rear (Yes or ) - Yes
Fuel Tank
Fuel Tank Capacity, Approx (gal) 11.3 10.6
Steering Type Rack-Pinion Rack-Pinion
Turning Diameter - Curb to Curb (ft) 32.2 35.4
Spare Tire Size Compact Compact
Front Tire Order Code NA NA
Spare Tire Order Code NA NA
Rear Tire Size P185/55VR15 P175/65HR15
Rear Tire Order Code NA NA
Front Tire Size P185/55VR15 P175/65HR15
Weight Information
Base Curb Weight (lbs) 2306 2605
Rear Wheel Size (in) 15 X 6 15 X 5.5
Front Wheel Material Steel Aluminum
Spare Wheel Material Steel Steel
Front Wheel Size (in) 15 X 6 15 X 5.5
Spare Wheel Size (in) Compact Compact
Rear Wheel Material Steel Aluminum
Maximum Alternator Capacity (amps) 90 150
Fuel System Sequential MPI Gasoline Direct Injection
SAE Net Torque @ RPM 98 @ 4000 162 @ 1250
Engine Order Code NA NA
Displacement 1.5 L/91 1.5 L/91
SAE Net Horsepower @ RPM 100 @ 6000 134 @ 4500
Engine Type Regular Unleaded I-4 Intercooled Turbo Premium Unleaded I-3
EPA Fuel Economy Est - City (MPG) 29 29
Fuel Economy Est-Combined (MPG) 32 33
EPA Fuel Economy Est - Hwy (MPG) 35 40
Fourth Gear Ratio (:1) 0.97 0.97
Trans Description Cont. Manual w/OD Manual w/OD
Reverse Ratio (:1) 3.21 3.54
First Gear Ratio (:1) 3.42 3.62
Third Gear Ratio (:1) 1.29 1.24
Trans Type 5 6
Drivetrain Front Wheel Drive Front Wheel Drive
Fifth Gear Ratio (:1) 0.78 0.81
Trans Description Cont. Again NA NA
Final Drive Axle Ratio (:1) 3.85 3.42
Second Gear Ratio (:1) 1.84 1.93
Trans Order Code NA NA
Sixth Gear Ratio (:1) - 0.68
Body Style Hatchback Hatchback
Vehicle Name Mazda Mazda2 MINI Cooper Hardtop
Suspension Type - Rear Torsion Beam Multi-Link
Suspension Type - Rear (Cont.) Torsion Beam Multi-Link
Suspension Type - Front Strut Strut
Suspension Type - Front (Cont.) Strut Strut
Tons/yr of CO2 Emissions @ 15K mi/year 4.6 (Est) 5.4 (Est)
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