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Compare 2014 MINI Cooper Convertible vs 2014 Volkswagen Beetle Convertible

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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
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Fuel Economy
Fuel Economy - City 28 mpg 24 mpg
Fuel Economy - Highway 28 mpg 24 mpg
Vehicle
EPA Classification Minicompact Cars Subcompact Cars
Interior Dimensions
Second Head Room (in) 38.5 37.6
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
Passenger Volume (ft³) - 81.4
Exterior Dimensions
Width, Max w/o mirrors (in) 66.3 71.2
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
Min Ground Clearance (in) - 5.6
Brakes
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
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
Fuel Tank
Fuel Tank Capacity, Approx (gal) 13.2 14.5
Steering
Turning Diameter - Curb to Curb (ft) 35.2 35.4
Steering Type Rack-Pinion Rack-Pinion
Tires
Front Tire Size P195/55VR16 P215/55HR17
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
Weight Information
Base Curb Weight (lbs) 2701 3232
Wheels
Spare Wheel Size (in) NA Compact
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
Electrical
Cold Cranking Amps @ 0° F (Primary) 480 330
Maximum Alternator Capacity (amps) 150 140
Engine
Engine Type Premium Unleaded I-4 Intercooled Turbo Regular Unleaded I-4
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
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
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
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
Summary
Vehicle Name MINI Cooper Convertible Volkswagen Beetle Convertible
Body Style Convertible Convertible
Suspension
Suspension Type - Front (Cont.) Strut Strut
Suspension Type - Rear Multi-Link Multi-Link
Suspension Type - Rear (Cont.) Multi-Link Multi-Link
Suspension Type - Front Strut Strut
Emissions
Tons/yr of CO2 Emissions @ 15K mi/year 5.9 (Est) 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 -
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