Compare 2013 Scion iQ vs 2013 MINI Cooper

2013 Scion iQ
2013 MINI Cooper
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3-Door HB
Style MPG City MPG Hwy Invoice MSRP
3-Door HB 36 37 $14,720 $15,495
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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
Pricing
Invoice Price
$14,720
$18,125
Manufacturer Suggested Retail Price
$15,495
$19,700
Monthly Payment Estimate
$258 / month
$328 / month
The Car Connection's Take
TCC Rating
7.0
8.0
TCC’s Bottom Line
The 2013 Scion iQ will appeal to space-challenged city dwellers; for everyone else, it's a lifestyle choice to buy a car that stands out from the crowd. 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.
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Fuel Economy
City
36 mpg 29 mpg
Highway
37 mpg 37 mpg
Vehicle
EPA Classification
Mini Compact Minicompact
Number of Passenger Doors
2 -
Interior Dimensions
Second Shoulder Room (in)
50.20 44.7
Front Leg Room (in)
40.90 41.7
Passenger Volume (ft³)
73.80 - TBD -
Front Hip Room (in)
53.90 - TBD -
Second Leg Room (in)
28.60 27.9
Front Head Room (in)
37.70 38.8
Passenger Capacity
4 4
Second Hip Room (in)
33.80 - TBD -
Front Shoulder Room (in)
53.10 50.3
Second Head Room (in)
35.90 37.6
Exterior Dimensions
Height, Overall (in)
59.10 55.4
Track Width, Rear (in)
57.50 57.8
Wheelbase (in)
78.70 97.1
Liftover Height (in)
- TBD - - TBD -
Width, Max w/o mirrors (in)
66.10 66.3
Track Width, Front (in)
58.10 57.4
Min Ground Clearance (in)
5.30 - TBD -
Length, Overall (in)
120.10 146.6
Cargo Area Dimensions
Trunk Volume (ft³)
16.70 -
Cargo Volume with Rear Seat Down (ft³)
- 24.0
Cargo Volume with Rear Seat Up (ft³)
- 5.7
Brakes
Disc - Rear (Yes or )
NA Yes
Rear Brake Rotor Diam x Thickness (in)
NA 10.2 x - TBD -
Brake Type
Electric Pwr
Rear Drum Diam x Width (in)
7.10 x - TBD - NA
Disc - Front (Yes or )
Yes Yes
Front Brake Rotor Diam x Thickness (in)
10.00 x - TBD - 11.0 x - TBD -
Drum - Rear (Yes or )
Yes NA
Brake ABS System
4-Wheel 4-Wheel
Fuel Tank
Fuel Tank Capacity, Approx (gal)
8.50 13.2
Steering
Turning Diameter - Curb to Curb (ft)
26.40 35.1
Steering Type
Electric Pwr Rack & Pinion
Lock to Lock Turns (Steering)
2.90 - TBD -
Turning Diameter - Wall to Wall (ft)
- TBD - N/A
Steering Ratio (:1), Overall
13.20 14.1
Tires
Spare Tire Size
NA Compact
Front Tire Order Code
NA N/A
Spare Tire Order Code
NA 300
Rear Tire Size
P175/60R16 P175/65R15
Rear Tire Order Code
NA N/A
Front Tire Size
P175/60R16 P175/65R15
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)
2127 2535
Wheels
Rear Wheel Material
Steel Aluminum
Rear Wheel Size (in)
16 x 5.0 15 x 5.5
Front Wheel Material
Steel Aluminum
Spare Wheel Material
NA - TBD -
Front Wheel Size (in)
16 x 5.0 15 x 5.5
Spare Wheel Size (in)
NA Compact
Cooling System
Total Cooling System Capacity (qts)
- TBD - 5.5
Electrical
Cold Cranking Amps @ 0° F (Primary)
- TBD - - TBD -
Maximum Alternator Capacity (amps)
- TBD - 150
Engine
SAE Net Horsepower @ RPM
94 @ 6000 121 @ 6000
Engine Type
Gas I4 Gas I4
Fuel System
Direct Injection Direct Injection
SAE Net Torque @ RPM
89 @ 4400 114 @ 4250
Engine Order Code
NA NA
Displacement
1.3L/81 1.6L/98
Mileage
EPA Fuel Economy Est - City (MPG)
36 29
Fuel Economy Est-Combined (MPG)
37 32
EPA Fuel Economy Est - Hwy (MPG)
37 37
Transmission
Fifth Gear Ratio (:1)
NA 0.78
Trans Description Cont. Again
NA NA
Reverse Ratio (:1)
- TBD - 3.14
Eighth Gear Ratio (:1)
NA -
Second Gear Ratio (:1)
NA 1.79
Trans Order Code
NA NA
Final Drive Axle Ratio (:1)
- TBD - 4.35
Drivetrain
Front Wheel Drive Front Wheel Drive
Fourth Gear Ratio (:1)
NA 0.91
Trans Description Cont.
Continuously Variable Ratio Manual
Sixth Gear Ratio (:1)
NA 0.68
Seventh Gear Ratio (:1)
NA -
First Gear Ratio (:1)
- TBD - 3.21
Clutch Size (in)
NA - TBD -
Third Gear Ratio (:1)
NA 1.19
Trans Type
1 6
Summary
Vehicle Name
Scion iQ MINI Cooper Hardtop
Body Style
Hatchback Hatchback
Suspension
Suspension Type - Rear
Torsion beam Multi-Link
Suspension Type - Rear (Cont.)
NA w/Coil Springs
Shock Absorber Diameter - Rear (mm)
N/A - TBD -
Suspension Type - Front
MacPherson Strut MacPherson
Stabilizer Bar Diameter - Rear (in)
NA - TBD -
Suspension Type - Front (Cont.)
NA w/Coil Springs
Shock Absorber Diameter - Front (mm)
N/A - TBD -
Stabilizer Bar Diameter - Front (in)
0.83 - TBD -
Emissions
EPA Greenhouse Gas Score
- TBD - 7 (2012)
Tons/yr of CO2 Emissions @ 15K mi/year
5.1 6.1
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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