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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
2-Door Coupe
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Style MPG City MPG Hwy Invoice MSRP
2-Door Coupe 18 25 $38,180 $43,635
2-Door Convertible 18 25 $44,218 $50,535
2-Door Hardtop Z06 19 28 $45,005 $51,435
Pricing
Invoice Price
$14,867
$38,180
Manufacturer Suggested Retail Price
$16,425
$43,635
Monthly Payment Estimate
$274 / month
$727 / month
Dealer Price Quotes
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Fuel Economy
Fuel Economy - City 28 mpg 18 mpg
Fuel Economy - Highway 37 mpg 25 mpg
Vehicle
EPA Classification Sub-Compact Two Seater
Interior Dimensions
Passenger Capacity 4 2
Second Shoulder Room (in) 44.7 -
Front Leg Room (in) 41.3 42.7
Front Hip Room (in) - TBD - 54.2
Second Leg Room (in) 31.3 -
Passenger Volume (ft³) - TBD - 51.4
Front Head Room (in) 38.8 37.9
Second Hip Room (in) - TBD - -
Front Shoulder Room (in) 50.9 55.3
Second Head Room (in) 37.6 -
Exterior Dimensions
Height, Overall (in) 55.9 47.7
Track Width, Rear (in) 57.7 62.0
Wheelbase (in) 97.1 104.5
Liftover Height (in) - TBD - 36.8
Width, Max w/o mirrors (in) 66.5 73.6
Track Width, Front (in) 57.4 61.9
Min Ground Clearance (in) - TBD - 3.7
Length, Overall (in) 142.8 179.7
Cargo Area Dimensions
Trunk Volume (ft³) 5.3 24.8
Brakes
Disc - Rear (Yes or ) Yes Yes
Rear Brake Rotor Diam x Thickness (in) 10.2 x 0.4 12.6 x 1.27
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) 10.9 x 0.9 12.6 x 1.26
Drum - Rear (Yes or ) NA NA
Brake ABS System 4-Wheel 4-Wheel
Fuel Tank
Fuel Tank Capacity, Approx (gal) 13.2 18.0
Steering
Turning Diameter - Curb to Curb (ft) 35.0 39.4
Steering Type Pwr Pwr Speed Sensitive
Lock to Lock Turns (Steering) - TBD - 2.66
Turning Diameter - Wall to Wall (ft) - TBD - 40.3
Steering Ratio (:1), Overall 13.18 16.1
Tires
Spare Tire Size Compact NA
Front Tire Order Code NA XGG
Spare Tire Order Code NA NA
Rear Tire Size P175/65R15 P275/40ZR18
Rear Tire Order Code NA YGH
Front Tire Size P175/65R15 P245/45ZR17
Trailering
Wt Distributing Hitch - Max Trailer Wt. (lbs) N/A N/A
Dead Weight Hitch - Max Tongue Wt. (lbs) N/A N/A
Wt Distributing Hitch - Max Tongue Wt. (lbs) N/A N/A
Dead Weight Hitch - Max Trailer Wt. (lbs) N/A N/A
Weight Information
Base Curb Weight (lbs) 2524 3214
Wheels
Rear Wheel Material Alloy Aluminum
Rear Wheel Size (in) 15 x 5.5 18 x 9.5
Front Wheel Material Alloy Aluminum
Spare Wheel Material - TBD - N/A
Front Wheel Size (in) 15 x 5.5 17 x 8.5
Spare Wheel Size (in) - TBD - NA
Cooling System
Total Cooling System Capacity (qts) - TBD - 11.5
Electrical
Maximum Alternator Capacity (amps) 105 110
Cold Cranking Amps @ 0° F (Primary) 55 500
Engine
Fuel System EFI SFI
SAE Net Torque @ RPM 110 @ 4500 360 @ 4000
Engine Order Code NA LS1
Displacement 1.6L 5.7L/346
SAE Net Horsepower @ RPM 115 @ 6000 350 @ 5200
Engine Type Gas 4-Cyl Gas V8
Mileage
EPA Fuel Economy Est - Hwy (MPG) 37 25
EPA Fuel Economy Est - City (MPG) 28 18
Transmission
Final Drive Axle Ratio (:1) 3.94 2.73
Fourth Gear Ratio (:1) 1.05 0.70
Trans Description Cont. Manual Automatic w/OD
Sixth Gear Ratio (:1) NA NA
First Gear Ratio (:1) 3.42 3.06
Clutch Size (in) - TBD - NA
Third Gear Ratio (:1) 1.33 1.00
Trans Type 5 4
Fifth Gear Ratio (:1) 0.85 NA
Seventh Gear Ratio (:1) NA NA
Trans Description Cont. Again NA NA
Drivetrain Front Wheel Drive Rear Wheel Drive
Reverse Ratio (:1) 3.58 2.29
Second Gear Ratio (:1) 1.95 1.63
Trans Order Code NA MX0
Summary
Body Style 2 Door Coupe 2 Door Coupe
Vehicle Name MINI Cooper Hardtop Chevrolet Corvette
Suspension
Suspension Type - Rear Multi-link Independent
Suspension Type - Rear (Cont.) NA 5-Link
Shock Absorber Diameter - Rear (mm) - TBD - 36
Suspension Type - Front MacPherson Strut Independent
Stabilizer Bar Diameter - Rear (in) - TBD - 0.75
Suspension Type - Front (Cont.) NA SLA Aluminum
Shock Absorber Diameter - Front (mm) - TBD - 46
Stabilizer Bar Diameter - Front (in) - TBD - 0.91
 
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