Compare 2013 Volkswagen Eos vs 2013 MINI Cooper Convertible

2013 Volkswagen Eos
2013 MINI Cooper Convertible
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2-Door Convertible SULEV Komfort
Style MPG City MPG Hwy Invoice MSRP
2-Door Convertible SULEV Komfort 22 30 $33,265 $34,650
2-Door Convertible SULEV Sport 22 30 $35,515 $36,995
2-Door Convertible SULEV Lux 22 30 $38,011 $39,595
2-Door Convertible SULEV Executive 22 30 $39,793 $41,450
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2-Door
Style MPG City MPG Hwy Invoice MSRP
2-Door 27 35 $23,140 $25,150
2-Door S 26 35 $25,900 $28,150
2-Door John Cooper Works 26 35 $32,475 $35,300
Pricing
Invoice Price
$33,265
$23,140
Manufacturer Suggested Retail Price
$34,650
$25,150
Monthly Payment Estimate
$578 / month
$419 / month
The Car Connection's Take
TCC Rating
8.0
TCC’s Bottom Line
Get past the understated look of the 2013 Volkswagen Eos, and you'll find its turbo powertrain, smart handling, and refined, roomy interior to be a delightful combination.
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Fuel Economy
City
22 mpg 27 mpg
Highway
30 mpg 35 mpg
Vehicle
EPA Classification
Subcompact Cars Minicompact
Interior Dimensions
Second Leg Room (in)
32.5 29.300
Front Head Room (in)
38.9 38.425
Second Hip Room (in)
- TBD - - TBD -
Front Shoulder Room (in)
54.7 50.300
Passenger Volume (ft³)
77.4 - TBD -
Second Head Room (in)
35.8 38.503
Second Shoulder Room (in)
41.5 39.200
Front Leg Room (in)
41.7 41.700
Passenger Capacity
4 4
Front Hip Room (in)
- TBD - - TBD -
Exterior Dimensions
Width, Max w/o mirrors (in)
70.5 66.259
Track Width, Front (in)
60.8 57.440
Min Ground Clearance (in)
5.6 5.472
Length, Overall (in)
174.1 145.629
Height, Overall (in)
56.9 55.669
Track Width, Rear (in)
60.9 57.755
Wheelbase (in)
101.5 97.125
Liftover Height (in)
- TBD - - TBD -
Cargo Area Dimensions
Trunk Volume (ft³)
6.6-10.5 5.650
Brakes
Front Brake Rotor Diam x Thickness (in)
12.3 x - TBD - 11.023 x 0.866
Drum - Rear (Yes or )
NA NA
Brake ABS System
4-Wheel 4-Wheel
Disc - Rear (Yes or )
Yes Yes
Rear Brake Rotor Diam x Thickness (in)
10.6 x - TBD - 10.196 x 0.393
Brake Type
Pwr Pwr
Rear Drum Diam x Width (in)
NA NA
Disc - Front (Yes or )
Yes Yes
Fuel Tank
Fuel Tank Capacity, Approx (gal)
14.5 10.566
Steering
Turning Diameter - Wall to Wall (ft)
- TBD - N/A
Steering Ratio (:1), Overall
- TBD - 14.100
Turning Diameter - Curb to Curb (ft)
35.8 35.104
Steering Type
Pwr Rack & Pinion Electric Rack & Pinion
Lock to Lock Turns (Steering)
- TBD - 2.400
Tires
Rear Tire Size
P235/45H17 P195/55R16
Rear Tire Order Code
NA N/A
Front Tire Size
P235/45H17 P195/55R16
Spare Tire Size
- TBD - NA
Front Tire Order Code
- TBD - N/A
Spare Tire Order Code
NA NA
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)
3508 2568
Wheels
Spare Wheel Material
- TBD - NA
Front Wheel Size (in)
17 x - TBD - 16 x 6.5
Spare Wheel Size (in)
- TBD - NA
Rear Wheel Material
Aluminum Aluminum
Rear Wheel Size (in)
17 x - TBD - 16 x 6.5
Front Wheel Material
Aluminum Aluminum
Cooling System
Total Cooling System Capacity (qts)
7.6 5.494
Electrical
Cold Cranking Amps @ 0° F (Primary)
- TBD - - TBD -
Maximum Alternator Capacity (amps)
140 120
Engine
Fuel System
Direct Injection Direct Injection
SAE Net Torque @ RPM
207 @ 1700 118 @ 4250
Engine Order Code
NA NA
Displacement
2.0L/121 1.6L/98
SAE Net Horsepower @ RPM
200 @ 5100 120 @ 6000
Engine Type
Turbocharged Gas I4 Gas 4-Cyl
Mileage
Fuel Economy Est-Combined (MPG)
25 30
EPA Fuel Economy Est - Hwy (MPG)
30 35
EPA Fuel Economy Est - City (MPG)
22 27
Transmission
Sixth Gear Ratio (:1)
0.76 0.683
First Gear Ratio (:1)
3.46 3.214
Clutch Size (in)
NA - TBD -
Third Gear Ratio (:1)
1.30 1.194
Trans Type
6 6
Drivetrain
Front Wheel Drive Front Wheel Drive
Fifth Gear Ratio (:1)
0.91 0.784
Trans Description Cont. Again
NA NA
Reverse Ratio (:1)
3.99 4.353
Second Gear Ratio (:1)
2.05 1.792
Trans Order Code
NA NA
Final Drive Axle Ratio (:1)
4.06/3.14 4.350
Fourth Gear Ratio (:1)
0.90 0.914
Trans Description Cont.
Automatic w/manual shift Manual
Summary
Vehicle Name
Volkswagen Eos MINI Cooper Convertible
Body Style
2 Door Convertible Convertible
Suspension
Stabilizer Bar Diameter - Rear (in)
- TBD - - TBD -
Suspension Type - Front (Cont.)
w/Coil Springs w/Coil Springs
Shock Absorber Diameter - Front (mm)
- TBD - - TBD -
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
Emissions
Tons/yr of CO2 Emissions @ 15K mi/year
7.4 6.1
EPA Greenhouse Gas Score
6 7 (2012)

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