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Selected Style 2-Door Coupe
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Style MPG City MPG Hwy Invoice MSRP
2-Door Coupe 28 35 $18,990 $21,100
2-Door Coupe S 27 35 $22,320 $24,800
2-Door Coupe John Cooper Works 25 33 $28,170 $31,300
4-Door HB Manual FrontTrak 2.0T Premium
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Pricing
Invoice Price
$18,990
$25,361
Manufacturer Suggested Retail Price
$21,100
$27,270
Monthly Payment Estimate
$352 / month
$455 / month
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TCC Rating
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TCC's Bottom Line A big-bodied extrovert, the 2011 MINI Cooper Clubman's the most desirable MINI for anyone beyond their single stage of life. The 2011 Audi A3 is stylish, refined, and versatile—and nearly as good for the city as for the highway.
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Fuel Economy
Fuel Economy - City 28 mpg 21 mpg
Fuel Economy - Highway 35 mpg 30 mpg
Vehicle
EPA Classification Subcompact Small Station Wgn
Interior Dimensions
Front Hip Room (in) - TBD - - TBD -
Second Leg Room (in) 32.3 34.8
Front Head Room (in) 39.0 39.3
Second Hip Room (in) - TBD - - TBD -
Front Shoulder Room (in) 50.3 54.3
Passenger Volume (ft³) - TBD - 89
Second Head Room (in) 37.7 36.9
Second Shoulder Room (in) 45.9 52.8
Front Leg Room (in) 41.7 41.2
Passenger Capacity 4 5
Exterior Dimensions
Wheelbase (in) 100.3 101.5
Liftover Height (in) - TBD - 27.0
Width, Max w/o mirrors (in) 66.3 77.4
Track Width, Front (in) 57.4 60.3
Min Ground Clearance (in) - TBD - 4.3
Length, Overall (in) 155.9 168.9
Height, Overall (in) 56.1 56.0
Track Width, Rear (in) 57.8 59.3
Cargo Area Dimensions
Cargo Volume with Rear Seat Down (ft³) 32.8 39.0
Cargo Volume with Rear Seat Up (ft³) 9.2 19.5
Brakes
Rear Drum Diam x Width (in) NA NA
Disc - Front (Yes or ) Yes Yes
Front Brake Rotor Diam x Thickness (in) 11.0 x - TBD - 12.3 x - TBD -
Drum - Rear (Yes or ) NA NA
Brake ABS System 4-Wheel 4-Wheel
Disc - Rear (Yes or ) Yes Yes
Rear Brake Rotor Diam x Thickness (in) 10.2 x - TBD - 11.0 x - TBD -
Brake Type Pwr Pwr
Fuel Tank
Fuel Tank Capacity, Approx (gal) 13.2 14.5
Steering
Lock to Lock Turns (Steering) - TBD - 3.0
Turning Diameter - Wall to Wall (ft) - TBD - - TBD -
Steering Ratio (:1), Overall 14.1 16.2
Turning Diameter - Curb to Curb (ft) 36.1 35.1
Steering Type Pwr Rack & Pinion Speed-Sensitive
Tires
Spare Tire Order Code NA HN8
Rear Tire Size P175/65R15 P225/45R17
Rear Tire Order Code NA HN8
Front Tire Size P175/65R15 P225/45R17
Spare Tire Size - TBD - Compact
Front Tire Order Code NA HN8
Trailering
Dead Weight Hitch - Max Trailer Wt. (lbs) NA - TBD -
Wt Distributing Hitch - Max Trailer Wt. (lbs) NA - TBD -
Dead Weight Hitch - Max Tongue Wt. (lbs) NA - TBD -
Wt Distributing Hitch - Max Tongue Wt. (lbs) NA - TBD -
Weight Information
Base Curb Weight (lbs) 2712 3219
Wheels
Front Wheel Material Aluminum Alloy
Spare Wheel Material - TBD - Steel
Front Wheel Size (in) 15 x 5.5 17 x 7.5
Spare Wheel Size (in) - TBD - Compact
Rear Wheel Material Aluminum Alloy
Rear Wheel Size (in) 15 x 5.5 17 x 7.5
Cooling System
Total Cooling System Capacity (qts) 5.5 9.1
Electrical
Cold Cranking Amps @ 0° F (Primary) - TBD - - TBD -
Maximum Alternator Capacity (amps) 150 140
Engine
Engine Type Gas 4-Cyl Gas I4
Fuel System EFI TFSI
SAE Net Torque @ RPM 114 @ 4250 207 @ 1800-5000
Engine Order Code NA NA
Displacement 1.6L/97.5 2.0L/121
SAE Net Horsepower @ RPM 121 @ 6000 200 @ 5100-6000
Mileage
Fuel Economy Est-Combined (MPG) 31 24
EPA Fuel Economy Est - Hwy (MPG) 35 30
EPA Fuel Economy Est - City (MPG) 28 21
Transmission
Final Drive Axle Ratio (:1) 4.35 3.09
Fourth Gear Ratio (:1) 0.91 1.10
Trans Description Cont. Manual Manual w/OD
Sixth Gear Ratio (:1) 0.68 0.93
First Gear Ratio (:1) 3.21 3.36
Clutch Size (in) - TBD - - TBD -
Third Gear Ratio (:1) 1.19 1.47
Trans Type 6 6
Drivetrain Front Wheel Drive Front Wheel Drive
Fifth Gear Ratio (:1) 0.78 1.11
Trans Description Cont. Again NA NA
Reverse Ratio (:1) 3.14 3.99
Second Gear Ratio (:1) 1.79 2.09
Trans Order Code NA NA
Summary
Body Style 2 Door Coupe 4 Door HB
Vehicle Name MINI Cooper Clubman Audi A3
Suspension
Shock Absorber Diameter - Rear (mm) - TBD - - TBD -
Suspension Type - Front MacPherson Strut MacPherson Strut
Stabilizer Bar Diameter - Rear (in) - TBD - - TBD -
Suspension Type - Front (Cont.) NA w/Stabilizer Bar
Shock Absorber Diameter - Front (mm) - TBD - - TBD -
Stabilizer Bar Diameter - Front (in) - TBD - - TBD -
Suspension Type - Rear Multi-link Four Link
Suspension Type - Rear (Cont.) NA NA
Emissions
Tons/yr of CO2 Emissions @ 15K mi/year 6.0 7.8
EPA Greenhouse Gas Score 7 7
 
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