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Selected Style 2-Door Coupe
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Trim

Style MPG City MPG Hwy Invoice MSRP
2-Door Coupe 28 37 $14,867 $16,425
2-Door Coupe S 25 34 $17,567 $19,425
3-Door Sport Coupe Manual
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Style MPG City MPG Hwy Invoice MSRP
3-Door Sport Coupe Manual 27 33 $18,215 $19,975
3-Door Sport Coupe Automatic 24 33 $19,034 $20,875
3-Door Sport Coupe Manual w/Leather 27 33 $19,193 $21,050
3-Door Sport Coupe Automatic w/Leather 24 33 $20,013 $21,950
3-Door Sport Coupe Type S 24 31 $21,215 $23,270
Pricing
Invoice Price
$14,867
$18,215
Manufacturer Suggested Retail Price
$16,425
$19,975
Monthly Payment Estimate
$274 / month
$333 / month
Dealer Price Quotes
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Fuel Economy
Fuel Economy - City 28 mpg 27 mpg
Fuel Economy - Highway 37 mpg 33 mpg
Vehicle
EPA Classification Sub-Compact Sub-Compact
Interior Dimensions
Front Hip Room (in) - TBD - 51.1
Second Leg Room (in) 31.3 29.2
Front Head Room (in) 38.8 37.8
Passenger Volume (ft³) - TBD - 79.2
Second Hip Room (in) - TBD - 46.7
Front Shoulder Room (in) 50.9 52.6
Second Head Room (in) 37.6 30.1
Passenger Capacity 4 4
Second Shoulder Room (in) 44.7 51.3
Front Leg Room (in) 41.3 43.1
Exterior Dimensions
Liftover Height (in) - TBD - - TBD -
Width, Max w/o mirrors (in) 66.5 67.9
Track Width, Front (in) 57.4 58.5
Min Ground Clearance (in) - TBD - 6.0
Length, Overall (in) 142.8 172.2
Height, Overall (in) 55.9 54.7
Track Width, Rear (in) 57.7 58.5
Wheelbase (in) 97.1 101.2
Cargo Area Dimensions
Trunk Volume (ft³) 5.3 17.8
Brakes
Rear Drum Diam x Width (in) NA NA
Disc - Front (Yes or ) Yes Yes
Front Brake Rotor Diam x Thickness (in) 10.9 x 0.9 10.3 x 0.82
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 0.4 10.2 x 0.35
Brake Type Pwr Pwr
Fuel Tank
Fuel Tank Capacity, Approx (gal) 13.2 13.2
Steering
Lock to Lock Turns (Steering) - TBD - 2.64
Turning Diameter - Wall to Wall (ft) - TBD - - TBD -
Steering Ratio (:1), Overall 13.18 15.1
Turning Diameter - Curb to Curb (ft) 35.0 38.1
Steering Type Pwr Variable Pwr
Tires
Rear Tire Size P175/65R15 P205/55R16
Rear Tire Order Code NA NA
Front Tire Size P175/65R15 P205/55R16
Spare Tire Size Compact Compact
Front Tire Order Code NA NA
Spare Tire Order Code NA NA
Trailering
Dead Weight Hitch - Max Tongue Wt. (lbs) N/A NA
Wt Distributing Hitch - Max Tongue Wt. (lbs) N/A NA
Dead Weight Hitch - Max Trailer Wt. (lbs) N/A NA
Wt Distributing Hitch - Max Trailer Wt. (lbs) N/A NA
Weight Information
Base Curb Weight (lbs) 2524 2721
Wheels
Front Wheel Material Alloy Aluminum
Spare Wheel Material - TBD - - TBD -
Front Wheel Size (in) 15 x 5.5 16" x 6.5"
Spare Wheel Size (in) - TBD - - TBD -
Rear Wheel Material Alloy Aluminum
Rear Wheel Size (in) 15 x 5.5 16" x 6.5"
Cooling System
Total Cooling System Capacity (qts) - TBD - 5.6
Electrical
Cold Cranking Amps @ 0° F (Primary) 55 - TBD -
Maximum Alternator Capacity (amps) 105 110
Engine
Displacement 1.6L 2.0L/122
SAE Net Horsepower @ RPM 115 @ 6000 160 @ 6500
Engine Type Gas 4-Cyl Gas I4
Fuel System EFI PGM-FI
SAE Net Torque @ RPM 110 @ 4500 141 @ 4000
Engine Order Code NA NA
Mileage
EPA Fuel Economy Est - Hwy (MPG) 37 33
EPA Fuel Economy Est - City (MPG) 28 27
Transmission
Clutch Size (in) - TBD - - TBD -
Third Gear Ratio (:1) 1.33 1.212
Trans Type 5 5
Fifth Gear Ratio (:1) 0.85 0.738
Seventh Gear Ratio (:1) NA NA
Trans Description Cont. Again NA NA
Drivetrain Front Wheel Drive Front-Wheel Drive
Reverse Ratio (:1) 3.58 3.583
Second Gear Ratio (:1) 1.95 1.880
Trans Order Code NA NA
Final Drive Axle Ratio (:1) 3.94 4.389
Fourth Gear Ratio (:1) 1.05 0.921
Trans Description Cont. Manual Manual w/OD
Sixth Gear Ratio (:1) NA NA
First Gear Ratio (:1) 3.42 3.267
Summary
Vehicle Name MINI Cooper Hardtop Acura RSX
Body Style 2 Door Coupe 3 Door Coupe
Suspension
Shock Absorber Diameter - Rear (mm) - TBD - - TBD -
Suspension Type - Front MacPherson Strut MacPherson Strut
Stabilizer Bar Diameter - Rear (in) - TBD - 0.75
Suspension Type - Front (Cont.) NA w/Control Link
Shock Absorber Diameter - Front (mm) - TBD - - TBD -
Stabilizer Bar Diameter - Front (in) - TBD - 0.90
Suspension Type - Rear Multi-link Double-Wishbone
Suspension Type - Rear (Cont.) NA w/Coil Springs
 
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