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Selected Style 2-Door
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Style MPG City MPG Hwy Invoice MSRP
2-Door 28 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 1.8T PZEV
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Style MPG City MPG Hwy Invoice MSRP
2-Door Automatic 2.5L 21 27 $24,163 $25,170
2-Door Automatic PZEV 2.5L 21 27 $24,163 $25,170
2-Door Automatic 2.5L w/Tech 21 27 $26,203 $27,295
2-Door Automatic PZEV 2.5L w/Tech 21 27 $26,203 $27,295
2-Door Automatic 2.5L w/Sound/Nav 21 27 $28,219 $29,395
2-Door Automatic PZEV 2.5L w/Sound/Nav 21 27 $28,219 $29,395
2-Door Manual 2.0L TDI 28 41 $27,739 $28,895
2-Door DSG 2.0L TDI 28 37 $28,795 $29,995
2-Door Manual 2.0L TDI w/Sound/Nav 28 41 $28,891 $30,095
2-Door DSG 2.0L TDI w/Sound/Nav 28 37 $29,947 $31,195
2-Door Manual 2.0T R-Line 23 31 $28,219 $29,395
2-Door DSG 2.0T R-Line 23 29 $29,275 $30,495
2-Door Manual PZEV 2.0T R-Line 23 31 $28,219 $29,395
2-Door DSG PZEV 2.0T R-Line 23 29 $29,275 $30,495
2-Door Manual 2.0T R-Line w/Sound 23 31 $29,467 $30,695
2-Door DSG 2.0T R-Line w/Sound 23 29 $30,523 $31,795
2-Door Manual PZEV 2.0T R-Line w/Sound 23 31 $29,467 $30,695
2-Door DSG PZEV 2.0T R-Line w/Sound 23 29 $30,523 $31,795
2-Door Manual 2.0T R-Line w/Sound/Nav 23 31 $32,443 $33,795
2-Door DSG 2.0T R-Line w/Sound/Nav 23 29 $33,499 $34,895
2-Door Manual PZEV 2.0T R-Line w/Sound/Nav 23 31 $32,443 $33,795
2-Door DSG PZEV 2.0T R-Line w/Sound/Nav 23 29 $33,499 $34,895
2-Door Automatic 1.8T 24 32 $24,163 $25,170
2-Door Automatic PZEV 1.8T 24 32 $24,163 $25,170
2-Door Automatic 1.8T w/Tech 24 32 $26,203 $27,295
2-Door Automatic PZEV 1.8T w/Tech 24 32 $26,203 $27,295
2-Door Automatic 1.8T w/Sound/Nav 24 32 $28,219 $29,395
2-Door Automatic PZEV 1.8T w/Sound/Nav 24 32 $28,219 $29,395
2-Door Automatic PZEV 1.8T w/Premium 24 32 $29,525 $30,755
2-Door DSG PZEV 2.0L TDI w/Premium 28 37 $31,445 $32,755
Pricing
Invoice Price
$23,140
$24,163
Manufacturer Suggested Retail Price
$25,150
$25,170
Monthly Payment Estimate
$419 / month
$420 / month
Dealer Price Quotes
The Car Connection's Take
TCC Rating
Fuel Economy
Fuel Economy - City 28 mpg 24 mpg
Fuel Economy - Highway 35 mpg 32 mpg
Vehicle
EPA Classification Minicompact Cars Subcompact Cars
Interior Dimensions
Second Shoulder Room (in) 39.2 43.1
Front Head Room (in) 38.4 39.3
Passenger Capacity 4 4
Front Shoulder Room (in) 50.3 55.3
Second Leg Room (in) 29.9 31.4
Front Leg Room (in) 41.4 41.3
Second Head Room (in) 38.5 37.6
Passenger Volume (ft³) - 81.4
Exterior Dimensions
Track Width, Front (in) 57.4 62.1
Length, Overall (in) 146.6 168.4
Height, Overall (in) 55.4 58
Track Width, Rear (in) 57.8 61.2
Wheelbase (in) 97.1 100
Width, Max w/o mirrors (in) 66.3 71.2
Min Ground Clearance (in) - 5.6
Brakes
Front Brake Rotor Diam x Thickness (in) 11 11.3
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 10.7
Rear Drum Diam x Width (in) NA NA
Disc - Front (Yes or ) Yes Yes
Fuel Tank
Fuel Tank Capacity, Approx (gal) 13.2 14.5
Steering
Steering Type Rack-Pinion Rack-Pinion
Turning Diameter - Curb to Curb (ft) 35.2 35.4
Tires
Spare Tire Size NA Compact
Front Tire Order Code NA NA
Spare Tire Order Code NA NA
Rear Tire Size P195/55VR16 P215/55HR17
Rear Tire Order Code NA NA
Front Tire Size P195/55VR16 P215/55HR17
Weight Information
Base Curb Weight (lbs) 2701 3232
Wheels
Rear Wheel Material Aluminum Aluminum
Rear Wheel Size (in) 16 X 6.5 17 X 7
Front Wheel Material Aluminum Aluminum
Spare Wheel Material NA Steel
Front Wheel Size (in) 16 X 6.5 17 X 7
Spare Wheel Size (in) NA Compact
Electrical
Maximum Alternator Capacity (amps) 150 140
Cold Cranking Amps @ 0° F (Primary) 480 330
Engine
Fuel System Sequential MPI Direct Gasoline Injection
SAE Net Torque @ RPM 118 @ 4250 184 @ 1500
Engine Order Code NA NA
Displacement 1.6 L/98 1.8 L/110
SAE Net Horsepower @ RPM 121 @ 6000 170 @ 6200
Engine Type Premium Unleaded I-4 Intercooled Turbo Regular Unleaded I-4
Mileage
EPA Fuel Economy Est - City (MPG) 28 24
Fuel Economy Est-Combined (MPG) 31 27
EPA Fuel Economy Est - Hwy (MPG) 35 32
Transmission
Drivetrain Front Wheel Drive Front Wheel Drive
Sixth Gear Ratio (:1) 0.68 0.67
First Gear Ratio (:1) 3.21 4.04
Final Drive Axle Ratio (:1) 4.35 3.87
Third Gear Ratio (:1) 1.19 1.56
Trans Type 6 6
Fifth Gear Ratio (:1) 0.78 0.85
Trans Description Cont. Again NA NA
Reverse Ratio (:1) 3.14 3.19
Second Gear Ratio (:1) 1.79 2.37
Trans Order Code NA NA
Fourth Gear Ratio (:1) 0.91 1.16
Trans Description Cont. Manual w/OD Automatic w/OD
Summary
Body Style Convertible Convertible
Vehicle Name MINI Cooper Convertible Volkswagen Beetle Convertible
Suspension
Suspension Type - Rear Multi-Link Multi-Link
Suspension Type - Rear (Cont.) Multi-Link Multi-Link
Suspension Type - Front Strut Strut
Suspension Type - Front (Cont.) Strut Strut
Emissions
Tons/yr of CO2 Emissions @ 15K mi/year 5.8 8.0 (Est)
EPA Greenhouse Gas Score - 6.0 (Est)
Crash Test Ratings
Overall Rating -
Overall Frontal Barrier Crash Rating -
Frontal Barrier Crash Rating Driver -
Frontal Barrier Crash Rating Passenger -
Overall Side Crash Rating -
Side Barrier Rating -
Side Barrier Rating Driver -
Side Barrier Rating Passenger Rear Seat -
Side Pole Rating Driver Front Seat -
Combined Side Rating Front Seat -
Combined Side Rating Rear Seat -
Rollover Rating
 
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