Compare 2011 MINI Cooper Countryman vs 2011 Mazda CX-7

2011 MINI Cooper Countryman
2011 Mazda CX-7
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FWD 4-Door
Style MPG City MPG Hwy Invoice MSRP
FWD 4-Door 27 35 $19,485 $21,650
FWD 4-Door S 26 32 $22,725 $25,250
AWD 4-Door ALL4 S 25 31 $24,255 $26,950
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FWD 4-Door i SV
Style MPG City MPG Hwy Invoice MSRP
FWD 4-Door i SV 20 28 $20,921 $21,990
FWD 4-Door i Sport 20 28 $21,687 $22,795
FWD 4-Door s Touring 18 24 $24,582 $26,255
FWD 4-Door i Touring 20 28 $25,104 $26,390
AWD 4-Door s Touring 17 21 $26,173 $27,955
FWD 4-Door s Grand Touring 18 24 $29,620 $31,640
AWD 4-Door s Grand Touring 17 21 $31,209 $33,340
Pricing
Invoice Price
$19,485
$20,921
Manufacturer Suggested Retail Price
$21,650
$21,990
Monthly Payment Estimate
$361 / month
$367 / month
The Car Connection's Take
TCC Rating
8.0
7.4
TCC’s Bottom Line
MINI legitimizes the crossover movement with the vibrant, all-the-right-moves Countryman. The 2011 Mazda CX-7 remains a good compromise vehicle for small families—especially if you want a driving experience that's closer to that of a sport sedan and can't be seen in a minivan.
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Fuel Economy
City
27 mpg 20 mpg
Highway
35 mpg 28 mpg
Vehicle
EPA Classification
Compact 2WD Sport Utility Vehicles
Interior Dimensions
Second Head Room (in)
37.5 39.3
Second Shoulder Room (in)
52.1 55.8
Front Leg Room (in)
40.4 41.7
Passenger Capacity
4 5
Front Hip Room (in)
- TBD - 54.8
Second Leg Room (in)
33.8 36.4
Front Head Room (in)
39.9 39.7
Second Hip Room (in)
- TBD - 53.0
Front Shoulder Room (in)
52.8 58.0
Passenger Volume (ft³)
- TBD - 101.7
Exterior Dimensions
Height, Overall (in)
61.5 64.8
Track Width, Rear (in)
61.1 63.9
Wheelbase (in)
102.2 108.3
Liftover Height (in)
- TBD - - TBD -
Width, Max w/o mirrors (in)
70.4 73.7
Track Width, Front (in)
60.0 64.1
Min Ground Clearance (in)
- TBD - 8.1
Length, Overall (in)
161.7 184.3
Rear Door Opening Width (in)
- - TBD -
Rear Door Opening Height (in)
- - TBD -
Cargo Area Dimensions
Cargo Volume with Rear Seat Up (ft³)
12.2 -
Cargo Volume with Rear Seat Down (ft³)
41.0 -
Cargo Volume to Seat 1 (ft³)
- 58.6
Cargo Area Length @ Floor to Seat 3 (in)
- - TBD -
Cargo Volume to Seat 3 (ft³)
- NA
Cargo Box Width @ Wheelhousings (in)
- - TBD -
Cargo Area Length @ Floor to Seat 2 (in)
- - TBD -
Cargo Volume to Seat 2 (ft³)
- 29.9
Cargo Area Width @ Beltline (in)
- - TBD -
Cargo Box (Area) Height (in)
- - TBD -
Cargo Area Length @ Floor to Seat 1 (in)
- - TBD -
Brakes
Disc - Rear (Yes or )
Yes Yes
Rear Brake Rotor Diam x Thickness (in)
11.0 x - TBD - 11.9 X 0.7
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)
11.6 x - TBD - 11.7 X 1.1
Drum - Rear (Yes or )
NA NA
Brake ABS System
4-Wheel 4-Wheel
Fuel Tank
Fuel Tank Capacity, Approx (gal)
12.4 16.4
Steering
Turning Diameter - Curb to Curb (ft)
- TBD - 37.4
Steering Type
Electric Rack & Pinion Pwr Rack & Pinion
Lock to Lock Turns (Steering)
- TBD - 2.9
Turning Diameter - Wall to Wall (ft)
- TBD - - TBD -
Steering Ratio (:1), Overall
14.1 15.8
Tires
Spare Tire Size
- TBD - T155/90D18
Front Tire Order Code
- TBD - NA
Spare Tire Order Code
NA NA
Rear Tire Size
205/55R17 P215/70HR17
Rear Tire Order Code
- TBD - NA
Front Tire Size
205/55R17 P215/70HR17
Trailering
Dead Weight Hitch - Max Tongue Wt. (lbs)
NA 150
Wt Distributing Hitch - Max Tongue Wt. (lbs)
NA NA
Dead Weight Hitch - Max Trailer Wt. (lbs)
NA 1500
Wt Distributing Hitch - Max Trailer Wt. (lbs)
NA NA
Weight Information
Base Curb Weight (lbs)
2954 3496
Wheels
Rear Wheel Material
Aluminum Aluminum
Rear Wheel Size (in)
17 x 7.0 17 x 7
Front Wheel Material
Aluminum Aluminum
Spare Wheel Material
- TBD - - TBD -
Front Wheel Size (in)
17 x 7.0 17 x 7
Spare Wheel Size (in)
- TBD - 18 x - TBD -
Cooling System
Total Cooling System Capacity (qts)
5.8 9.5
Electrical
Cold Cranking Amps @ 0° F (Primary)
- TBD - - TBD -
Maximum Alternator Capacity (amps)
120 110
Engine
SAE Net Horsepower @ RPM
121 @ 6000 161 @ 6000
Engine Type
Gas 4-Cyl Gas I4
Fuel System
EFI Electronic Fuel Injection
SAE Net Torque @ RPM
114 @ 4250 161 @ 3500
Engine Order Code
NA NA
Displacement
1.6L/98 2.5L/151
Mileage
EPA Fuel Economy Est - City (MPG)
27 20
Fuel Economy Est-Combined (MPG)
31 23
EPA Fuel Economy Est - Hwy (MPG)
35 28
Transmission
Drivetrain
Front Wheel Drive Front Wheel Drive
Fifth Gear Ratio (:1)
0.78 0.69
Trans Description Cont. Again
NA NA
Reverse Ratio (:1)
3.14 3.41
Second Gear Ratio (:1)
1.79 1.93
Trans Order Code
NA NA
Final Drive Axle Ratio (:1)
4.72 3.86
Fourth Gear Ratio (:1)
0.91 0.93
Trans Description Cont.
Manual Automatic
Sixth Gear Ratio (:1)
0.68 NA
First Gear Ratio (:1)
3.21 3.62
Clutch Size (in)
- TBD - NA
Third Gear Ratio (:1)
1.19 1.29
Trans Type
6 5
Transfer Case Gear Ratio (:1), High
- NA
Transfer Case Gear Ratio (:1), Low
- NA
Summary
Body Style
4 Door Crossover 4 Door Sport Utility Vehicle
Vehicle Name
MINI Cooper Countryman Mazda CX-7
Suspension
Stabilizer Bar Diameter - Front (in)
- TBD - - TBD -
Suspension Type - Rear
Multi-link Multi-link
Suspension Type - Rear (Cont.)
NA w/Coil Springs
Shock Absorber Diameter - Rear (mm)
- TBD - - TBD -
Suspension Type - Front
MacPherson Strut MacPherson Strut
Stabilizer Bar Diameter - Rear (in)
- TBD - - TBD -
Suspension Type - Front (Cont.)
NA w/Coil Springs
Shock Absorber Diameter - Front (mm)
- TBD - - TBD -
Emissions
EPA Greenhouse Gas Score
7 5
Tons/yr of CO2 Emissions @ 15K mi/year
6.0 8.0
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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