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Selected Style 2-Door Coupe
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Style MPG City MPG Hwy Invoice MSRP
2-Door Coupe 28 36 $15,787 $17,450
2-Door Coupe S 25 32 $18,892 $20,900
2-Door Coupe S w/JCW GP Kit N/A N/A $27,622 $30,600
Roadster 3.0L
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Trim

Style MPG City MPG Hwy Invoice MSRP
Roadster 3.5L 18 25 $43,664 $46,950
Roadster 5.5L AMG 16 22 $57,195 $61,500
Roadster 3.0L 19 27 $39,897 $42,900
Pricing
Invoice Price
$15,787
$39,897
Manufacturer Suggested Retail Price
$17,450
$42,900
Monthly Payment Estimate
$291 / month
$715 / month
Dealer Price Quotes
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Fuel Economy
Fuel Economy - City 28 mpg 19 mpg
Fuel Economy - Highway 36 mpg 27 mpg
Vehicle
EPA Classification Minicompact 2 Seater
Interior Dimensions
Second Shoulder Room (in) 44.7 -
Front Leg Room (in) 41.3 42.5
Front Hip Room (in) - TBD - 54.6
Second Leg Room (in) 31.3 -
Front Head Room (in) 38.8 37.9
Passenger Volume (ft³) 77 - TBD -
Second Hip Room (in) - TBD - -
Front Shoulder Room (in) 50.9 52.2
Second Head Room (in) 37.6 -
Passenger Capacity 4 2
Exterior Dimensions
Height, Overall (in) 55.4 51.0
Track Width, Rear (in) 57.7 61.0
Wheelbase (in) 97.1 95.7
Liftover Height (in) - TBD - - TBD -
Width, Max w/o mirrors (in) 66.5 70.4
Track Width, Front (in) 57.4 60.2
Min Ground Clearance (in) - TBD - - TBD -
Length, Overall (in) 143.1 160.7
Cargo Area Dimensions
Cargo Volume with Rear Seat Up (ft³) 5.3 -
Cargo Volume with Rear Seat Down (ft³) 23.7 -
Trunk Volume (ft³) - 9.8 (6.5 w/top down)
Brakes
Rear Brake Rotor Diam x Thickness (in) 10.2 x 0.4 10.9 x - TBD -
Brake Type Pwr Power
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 11.8 x - TBD -
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 - TBD -
Steering
Turning Diameter - Curb to Curb (ft) 34.8 34.5
Steering Type Pwr Rack & Pinion Variable vehicle-speed-sensitive
Lock to Lock Turns (Steering) - TBD - 2.9
Turning Diameter - Wall to Wall (ft) - TBD - - TBD -
Steering Ratio (:1), Overall 13.2 - TBD -
Tires
Spare Tire Size T115/70R15 - TBD -
Front Tire Order Code NA - TBD -
Spare Tire Order Code NA NA
Rear Tire Size P175/65HR15 225/50WR16
Rear Tire Order Code NA - TBD -
Front Tire Size P175/65HR15 205/55WR16
Trailering
Wt Distributing Hitch - Max Trailer Wt. (lbs) NA NA
Dead Weight Hitch - Max Tongue Wt. (lbs) NA NA
Wt Distributing Hitch - Max Tongue Wt. (lbs) NA NA
Dead Weight Hitch - Max Trailer Wt. (lbs) NA NA
Weight Information
Base Curb Weight (lbs) 2524 3209
Wheels
Rear Wheel Material Alloy Aluminum
Rear Wheel Size (in) 15 x 5.5 16 x 8
Front Wheel Material Alloy Aluminum
Spare Wheel Material Steel - TBD -
Front Wheel Size (in) 15 x 5.5 16 x 7
Spare Wheel Size (in) 15 x - TBD - - TBD -
Cooling System
Total Cooling System Capacity (qts) 4.5 - TBD -
Electrical
Maximum Alternator Capacity (amps) 120 - TBD -
Cold Cranking Amps @ 0° F (Primary) 55 - TBD -
Engine
Fuel System EFI SMPI
SAE Net Torque @ RPM 111 @ 4500 221 @ 2700 - 5000
Engine Order Code NA NA
Displacement 1.6L/97.5 3.0L/183
SAE Net Horsepower @ RPM 115 @ 6000 228 @ 6000
Engine Type Gas 4-Cyl Gas V6
Mileage
EPA Fuel Economy Est - Hwy (MPG) 36 27
EPA Fuel Economy Est - City (MPG) 28 19
Transmission
Fourth Gear Ratio (:1) 1.17 - TBD -
Trans Description Cont. Manual Manual
Sixth Gear Ratio (:1) NA - TBD -
Seventh Gear Ratio (:1) NA NA
First Gear Ratio (:1) 4.10 - TBD -
Clutch Size (in) - TBD - - TBD -
Third Gear Ratio (:1) 1.56 - TBD -
Trans Type 5 6
Fifth Gear Ratio (:1) 1.00 - TBD -
Trans Description Cont. Again NA NA
Drivetrain Front Wheel Drive Rear Wheel Drive
Reverse Ratio (:1) 4.01 - TBD -
Second Gear Ratio (:1) 2.37 - TBD -
Trans Order Code NA 411
Final Drive Axle Ratio (:1) 3.51 3.27
Summary
Body Style 2 Door Coupe 2 Door Coupe/Roadster
Vehicle Name MINI Cooper Hardtop Mercedes-Benz SLK-Class
Suspension
Suspension Type - Rear (Cont.) NA Coil Springs
Shock Absorber Diameter - Rear (mm) - TBD - - TBD -
Suspension Type - Front MacPherson Strut 3-link
Stabilizer Bar Diameter - Rear (in) - TBD - - TBD -
Suspension Type - Front (Cont.) NA Coil Springs
Shock Absorber Diameter - Front (mm) - TBD - - TBD -
Stabilizer Bar Diameter - Front (in) - TBD - - TBD -
Suspension Type - Rear Multi-link 5-arm multilink
 
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