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Selected Style 2-Door
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Style MPG City MPG Hwy Invoice MSRP
2-Door 27 35 $23,140 $25,150
2-Door S 26 35 $25,900 $28,150
2-Door John Cooper Works 26 35 $32,475 $35,300
2-Door Automatic 2.5L PZEV
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Style MPG City MPG Hwy Invoice MSRP
2-Door Automatic 2.5L 21 27 $23,995 $24,995
2-Door Automatic PZEV 2.5L 21 27 $23,995 $24,995
2-Door Automatic PZEV 2.5L 50s Edition 21 27 $25,051 $26,095
2-Door Automatic 2.5L w/Tech 21 27 $25,627 $26,695
2-Door Automatic PZEV 2.5L w/Tech 21 27 $25,627 $26,695
2-Door Manual 2.0T 21 30 $26,683 $27,795
2-Door Manual PZEV 2.0T 21 30 $26,683 $27,795
2-Door Manual 2.0L TDI 28 41 $26,779 $27,895
2-Door Automatic 2.5L w/Sound/Nav 21 27 $27,355 $28,495
2-Door Automatic PZEV 2.5L w/Sound/Nav 21 27 $27,355 $28,495
2-Door Automatic PZEV 2.5L 70s Edition 21 27 $27,451 $28,595
2-Door DSG 2.0T 21 29 $27,739 $28,895
2-Door DSG PZEV 2.0T 21 29 $27,739 $28,895
2-Door DSG 2.0L TDI 28 37 $27,835 $28,995
2-Door Manual 2.0L TDI w/Sound/Nav 28 41 $28,027 $29,195
2-Door Manual 2.0T w/Sound 21 30 $28,027 $29,195
2-Door Manual PZEV 2.0T w/Sound 21 30 $28,027 $29,195
2-Door DSG 2.0L TDI w/Sound/Nav 28 37 $29,083 $30,295
2-Door DSG 2.0T w/Sound 21 29 $29,083 $30,295
2-Door DSG PZEV 2.0T w/Sound 21 29 $29,083 $30,295
2-Door Manual 2.0T w/Sound/Nav 21 30 $29,947 $31,195
2-Door Manual PZEV 2.0T w/Sound/Nav 21 30 $29,947 $31,195
2-Door DSG 2.0T w/Sound/Nav 21 29 $31,003 $32,295
2-Door DSG PZEV 2.0T w/Sound/Nav 21 29 $31,003 $32,295
2-Door DSG PZEV 2.0T 60s Edition 21 29 $31,099 $32,395
Pricing
Invoice Price
$23,140
$23,995
Manufacturer Suggested Retail Price
$25,150
$24,995
Monthly Payment Estimate
$419 / month
$417 / month
Dealer Price Quotes
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Fuel Economy
Fuel Economy - City 27 mpg 21 mpg
Fuel Economy - Highway 35 mpg 27 mpg
Vehicle
EPA Classification Minicompact Subcompact car
Number of Passenger Doors - 2
Interior Dimensions
Passenger Capacity 4 4
Front Hip Room (in) - TBD - - TBD -
Second Leg Room (in) 29.300 31.4
Front Head Room (in) 38.425 39.3
Second Hip Room (in) - TBD - - TBD -
Front Shoulder Room (in) 50.300 55.3
Passenger Volume (ft³) - TBD - 81.4
Second Head Room (in) 38.503 37.6
Second Shoulder Room (in) 39.200 43.1
Front Leg Room (in) 41.700 41.3
Exterior Dimensions
Track Width, Rear (in) 57.755 61.2
Wheelbase (in) 97.125 100.0
Liftover Height (in) - TBD - - TBD -
Width, Max w/o mirrors (in) 66.259 71.2
Track Width, Front (in) 57.440 62.1
Min Ground Clearance (in) 5.472 5.6
Length, Overall (in) 145.629 168.4
Height, Overall (in) 55.669 58.0
Cargo Area Dimensions
Trunk Volume (ft³) 5.650 7.1
Brakes
Rear Brake Rotor Diam x Thickness (in) 10.196 x 0.393 10.7 x 0.4
Brake Type Pwr Pwr
Rear Drum Diam x Width (in) NA NA
Disc - Front (Yes or ) Yes Yes
Front Brake Rotor Diam x Thickness (in) 11.023 x 0.866 11.3 x 1.0
Drum - Rear (Yes or ) NA NA
Brake ABS System 4-Wheel 4-Wheel
Disc - Rear (Yes or ) Yes Yes
Fuel Tank
Fuel Tank Capacity, Approx (gal) 10.566 14.5
Steering
Steering Type Electric Rack & Pinion Pwr Rack-&-Pinion
Lock to Lock Turns (Steering) 2.400 3.01
Turning Diameter - Wall to Wall (ft) N/A N/A
Steering Ratio (:1), Overall 14.100 16.3
Turning Diameter - Curb to Curb (ft) 35.104 35.4
Tires
Spare Tire Order Code NA NA
Rear Tire Size P195/55R16 215/55R17
Rear Tire Order Code N/A NA
Front Tire Size P195/55R16 215/55R17
Spare Tire Size NA NA
Front Tire Order Code N/A NA
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) 2568 3206
Wheels
Rear Wheel Size (in) 16 x 6.5 17 x 7.0
Front Wheel Material Aluminum Aluminum
Spare Wheel Material NA NA
Front Wheel Size (in) 16 x 6.5 17 x 7.0
Spare Wheel Size (in) NA NA
Rear Wheel Material Aluminum Aluminum
Cooling System
Total Cooling System Capacity (qts) 5.494 - TBD -
Electrical
Maximum Alternator Capacity (amps) 120 - TBD -
Cold Cranking Amps @ 0° F (Primary) - TBD - - TBD -
Engine
Engine Type Gas 4-Cyl Gas I5
Fuel System Direct Injection Electronic Fuel Injection
SAE Net Torque @ RPM 118 @ 4250 177 @ 4250
Engine Order Code NA NA
Displacement 1.6L/98 2.5L/151
SAE Net Horsepower @ RPM 120 @ 6000 170 @ 5700
Mileage
Fuel Economy Est-Combined (MPG) 30 23
EPA Fuel Economy Est - Hwy (MPG) 35 27
EPA Fuel Economy Est - City (MPG) 27 21
Transmission
Reverse Ratio (:1) 4.353 3.19
Second Gear Ratio (:1) 1.792 2.37
Trans Order Code NA NA
Final Drive Axle Ratio (:1) 4.350 3.50
Fourth Gear Ratio (:1) 0.914 1.16
Trans Description Cont. Manual Automatic
Sixth Gear Ratio (:1) 0.683 0.67
First Gear Ratio (:1) 3.214 4.04
Clutch Size (in) - TBD - NA
Third Gear Ratio (:1) 1.194 1.56
Trans Type 6 6
Drivetrain Front Wheel Drive Front Wheel Drive
Fifth Gear Ratio (:1) 0.784 0.85
Trans Description Cont. Again NA NA
Seventh Gear Ratio (:1) - NA
Eighth Gear Ratio (:1) - NA
Summary
Body Style Convertible Convertible
Vehicle Name MINI Cooper Convertible Volkswagen Beetle Convertible
Suspension
Shock Absorber Diameter - Rear (mm) - TBD - N/A
Suspension Type - Front MacPherson Strut Strut-Type
Stabilizer Bar Diameter - Rear (in) - TBD - 0.7
Suspension Type - Front (Cont.) w/Coil Springs w/Coil Springs
Shock Absorber Diameter - Front (mm) - TBD - N/A
Stabilizer Bar Diameter - Front (in) - TBD - 0.9
Suspension Type - Rear Multi-link Multi-Link
Suspension Type - Rear (Cont.) w/Coil Springs w/Coil Springs
Emissions
Tons/yr of CO2 Emissions @ 15K mi/year 6.1 8.0
EPA Greenhouse Gas Score 7 (2012) - TBD -
 
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