Compare 2013 MINI Cooper vs 2013 Ford Fiesta

2013 MINI Cooper
2013 Ford Fiesta
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2-Door Coupe
Style MPG City MPG Hwy Invoice MSRP
2-Door Coupe 29 37 $18,125 $19,700
2-Door Coupe S 26 35 $21,435 $23,300
2-Door Coupe John Cooper Works 26 35 $27,690 $30,100
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4-Door Sedan S S
Style MPG City MPG Hwy Invoice MSRP
4-Door Sedan S S 29 39 $12,705 $13,200
5-Door HB S 29 39 $13,668 $14,200
4-Door Sedan SE 29 39 $14,630 $15,200
5-Door HB SE 29 39 $15,593 $16,200
4-Door Sedan Titanium 29 39 $16,555 $17,200
5-Door HB Titanium 29 39 $17,518 $18,200
Pricing
Invoice Price
$18,125
$12,705
Manufacturer Suggested Retail Price
$19,700
$13,200
Monthly Payment Estimate
$328 / month
$220 / month
The Car Connection's Take
TCC Rating
8.0
7.6
TCC’s Bottom Line
The 2013 MINI Cooper models are small-car standouts in style and driving fun, and with several body styles and three different levels of performance you can pick your level of potency and practicality. Small cars don't need to be bland--the 2013 Ford Fiesta proves that with a saucy look and pert handling.
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Fuel Economy
City
29 mpg 29 mpg
Highway
37 mpg 39 mpg
Vehicle
EPA Classification
Minicompact Subcompact
Number of Passenger Doors
- 4
Interior Dimensions
Second Shoulder Room (in)
44.7 49.000
Front Leg Room (in)
41.7 42.200
Passenger Capacity
4 5
Front Hip Room (in)
- TBD - 50.600
Second Leg Room (in)
27.9 31.200
Front Head Room (in)
38.8 39.100
Second Hip Room (in)
- TBD - 49.200
Front Shoulder Room (in)
50.3 52.700
Passenger Volume (ft³)
- TBD - 85.100
Second Head Room (in)
37.6 37.100
Exterior Dimensions
Height, Overall (in)
55.4 58.000
Track Width, Rear (in)
57.8 57.700
Wheelbase (in)
97.1 98.000
Liftover Height (in)
- TBD - - TBD -
Width, Max w/o mirrors (in)
66.3 67.800
Track Width, Front (in)
57.4 57.700
Min Ground Clearance (in)
- TBD - - TBD -
Length, Overall (in)
146.6 173.600
Cargo Area Dimensions
Cargo Volume with Rear Seat Up (ft³)
5.7 -
Cargo Volume with Rear Seat Down (ft³)
24.0 -
Trunk Volume (ft³)
- 12.800
Brakes
Disc - Rear (Yes or )
Yes NA
Rear Brake Rotor Diam x Thickness (in)
10.2 x - TBD - NA
Brake Type
Pwr Pwr
Rear Drum Diam x Width (in)
NA 7.900 x - TBD -
Disc - Front (Yes or )
Yes Yes
Front Brake Rotor Diam x Thickness (in)
11.0 x - TBD - 10.200 x - TBD -
Drum - Rear (Yes or )
NA Yes
Brake ABS System
4-Wheel 4-Wheel
Fuel Tank
Fuel Tank Capacity, Approx (gal)
13.2 12.000
Steering
Turning Diameter - Curb to Curb (ft)
35.1 34.400
Steering Type
Pwr Rack & Pinion Electric Rack & Pinion
Lock to Lock Turns (Steering)
- TBD - - TBD -
Turning Diameter - Wall to Wall (ft)
N/A - TBD -
Steering Ratio (:1), Overall
14.1 14.300
Tires
Spare Tire Size
Compact Compact
Front Tire Order Code
N/A NA
Spare Tire Order Code
300 NA
Rear Tire Size
P175/65R15 P185/60R15
Rear Tire Order Code
N/A NA
Front Tire Size
P175/65R15 P185/60R15
Trailering
Wt Distributing Hitch - Max Tongue Wt. (lbs)
NA NA
Dead Weight Hitch - Max Trailer Wt. (lbs)
NA NA
Wt Distributing Hitch - Max Trailer Wt. (lbs)
NA NA
Dead Weight Hitch - Max Tongue Wt. (lbs)
NA NA
Weight Information
Base Curb Weight (lbs)
2535 2578
Wheels
Rear Wheel Material
Aluminum Steel
Rear Wheel Size (in)
15 x 5.5 15 x - TBD -
Front Wheel Material
Aluminum Steel
Spare Wheel Material
- TBD - Steel
Front Wheel Size (in)
15 x 5.5 15 x - TBD -
Spare Wheel Size (in)
Compact Compact
Cooling System
Total Cooling System Capacity (qts)
5.5 4.800
Electrical
Cold Cranking Amps @ 0° F (Primary)
- TBD - - TBD -
Maximum Alternator Capacity (amps)
150 - TBD -
Engine
SAE Net Horsepower @ RPM
121 @ 6000 120 @ 6350
Engine Type
Gas I4 Gas I4
Fuel System
Direct Injection Electronic Fuel Injection
SAE Net Torque @ RPM
114 @ 4250 112 @ 5000
Engine Order Code
NA 99J
Displacement
1.6L/98 1.6L/97
Mileage
EPA Fuel Economy Est - City (MPG)
29 29
Fuel Economy Est-Combined (MPG)
32 33
EPA Fuel Economy Est - Hwy (MPG)
37 39
Transmission
Drivetrain
Front Wheel Drive Front Wheel Drive
Fifth Gear Ratio (:1)
0.78 0.760
Trans Description Cont. Again
NA NA
Reverse Ratio (:1)
3.14 3.610
Second Gear Ratio (:1)
1.79 2.040
Trans Order Code
NA NA
Final Drive Axle Ratio (:1)
4.35 4.070
Fourth Gear Ratio (:1)
0.91 0.950
Trans Description Cont.
Manual Manual
Sixth Gear Ratio (:1)
0.68 NA
First Gear Ratio (:1)
3.21 3.850
Clutch Size (in)
- TBD - - TBD -
Third Gear Ratio (:1)
1.19 1.280
Trans Type
6 5
Seventh Gear Ratio (:1)
- NA
Eighth Gear Ratio (:1)
- NA
Summary
Body Style
Hatchback Sedan
Vehicle Name
MINI Cooper Hardtop Ford Fiesta
Suspension
Suspension Type - Rear (Cont.)
w/Coil Springs w/Coil Springs
Shock Absorber Diameter - Rear (mm)
- TBD - - TBD -
Suspension Type - Front
MacPherson MacPherson Strut
Stabilizer Bar Diameter - Rear (in)
- TBD - NA
Suspension Type - Front (Cont.)
w/Coil Springs w/Coil Springs
Shock Absorber Diameter - Front (mm)
- TBD - - TBD -
Stabilizer Bar Diameter - Front (in)
- TBD - 0.900
Suspension Type - Rear
Multi-Link Twist Beam
Emissions
Tons/yr of CO2 Emissions @ 15K mi/year
6.1 5.6
EPA Greenhouse Gas Score
7 (2012) 8
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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