Compare 2011 Volkswagen GTI vs 2011 MINI Cooper

2011 Volkswagen GTI
2011 MINI Cooper
Add Vehicle
Select style
2-Door HB Manual
Style MPG City MPG Hwy Invoice MSRP
2-Door HB Manual 21 31 $22,747 $23,695
2-Door HB Manual PZEV 21 31 $22,747 $23,695
4-Door HB Manual 21 31 $23,323 $24,295
4-Door HB Manual PZEV 21 31 $23,323 $24,295
2-Door HB DSG 24 32 $23,803 $24,795
2-Door HB DSG PZEV 24 32 $23,803 $24,795
4-Door HB DSG 24 32 $24,379 $25,395
4-Door HB DSG PZEV 24 32 $24,379 $25,395
2-Door HB Manual w/Sunroof 21 31 $24,763 $25,795
2-Door HB Manual w/Sunroof PZEV 21 31 $24,763 $25,795
4-Door HB Manual w/Sunroof 21 31 $25,339 $26,395
4-Door HB Manual w/Sunroof PZEV 21 31 $25,339 $26,395
2-Door HB DSG w/Sunroof 24 32 $25,819 $26,895
2-Door HB DSG w/Sunroof PZEV 24 32 $25,819 $26,895
2-Door HB Manual w/Sunroof & Navi 21 31 $26,112 $27,200
2-Door HB Manual w/Sunroof & Navi PZEV 21 31 $26,112 $27,200
4-Door HB DSG w/Sunroof 24 32 $26,395 $27,495
4-Door HB DSG w/Sunroof PZEV 24 32 $26,395 $27,495
4-Door HB Manual w/Sunroof & Navi 21 31 $26,688 $27,800
4-Door HB Manual w/Sunroof & Navi PZEV 21 31 $26,688 $27,800
2-Door HB DSG w/Sunroof & Navi 24 32 $27,168 $28,300
2-Door HB DSG w/Sunroof & Navi PZEV 24 32 $27,168 $28,300
4-Door HB DSG w/Sunroof & Navi 24 32 $27,744 $28,900
4-Door HB DSG w/Sunroof & Navi PZEV 24 32 $27,744 $28,900
2-Door HB Manual Automaticbahn 21 31 $28,057 $29,225
2-Door HB Manual Automaticbahn PZEV 21 31 $28,057 $29,225
4-Door HB Manual Automaticbahn 21 31 $28,633 $29,825
4-Door HB Manual Automaticbahn PZEV 21 31 $28,633 $29,825
2-Door HB DSG Automaticbahn 24 32 $29,113 $30,325
2-Door HB DSG Automaticbahn PZEV 24 32 $29,113 $30,325
4-Door HB DSG Automaticbahn 24 32 $29,688 $30,925
4-Door HB DSG Automaticbahn PZEV 24 32 $29,688 $30,925
Select style
2-Door Coupe
Style MPG City MPG Hwy Invoice MSRP
2-Door Coupe 29 37 $17,460 $19,400
2-Door Coupe S 27 36 $20,700 $23,000
2-Door Coupe John Cooper Works 25 33 $26,190 $29,100
Pricing
Invoice Price
$22,747
$17,460
Manufacturer Suggested Retail Price
$23,695
$19,400
Monthly Payment Estimate
$395 / month
$323 / month
The Car Connection's Take
TCC Rating
7.8
8.6
TCC’s Bottom Line
A punchy turbo engine, crisp handling, and a dual-clutch gearbox give the 2011 Volkswagen GTI a performance profile that's anything but stodgy. The 2011 MINI Cooper/Convertible runs the gamut from smart econobox to thrusty sports convertible--all with unmatched driving feel and expertly interpreted styling heritage.
TCC Likes
TCC Dislikes
Fuel Economy
City
21 mpg 29 mpg
Highway
31 mpg 37 mpg
Vehicle
EPA Classification
Compact Minicompact
Interior Dimensions
Second Shoulder Room (in)
53.1 44.7
Front Leg Room (in)
41.2 41.7
Passenger Capacity
5 4
Front Hip Room (in)
- TBD - - TBD -
Second Leg Room (in)
35.5 27.9
Front Head Room (in)
39.3 38.8
Second Hip Room (in)
- TBD - - TBD -
Front Shoulder Room (in)
54.6 50.3
Passenger Volume (ft³)
93.5 - TBD -
Second Head Room (in)
38.5 37.6
Exterior Dimensions
Height, Overall (in)
57.8 55.4
Track Width, Rear (in)
59.7 57.8
Wheelbase (in)
101.5 97.1
Liftover Height (in)
- TBD - - TBD -
Width, Max w/o mirrors (in)
70.0 66.3
Track Width, Front (in)
60.4 57.4
Min Ground Clearance (in)
5.0 - TBD -
Length, Overall (in)
165.8 146.6
Cargo Area Dimensions
Cargo Volume with Rear Seat Up (ft³)
15.1 5.7
Cargo Volume with Rear Seat Down (ft³)
46.0 24.0
Brakes
Rear Brake Rotor Diam x Thickness (in)
11.26 x 0.47 10.2 x - TBD -
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)
12.28 x 0.98 11.0 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)
14.5 13.2
Steering
Steering Type
Pwr Rack & Pinion Electric Pwr Rack & Pinion
Lock to Lock Turns (Steering)
3.01 - TBD -
Turning Diameter - Wall to Wall (ft)
- TBD - - TBD -
Steering Ratio (:1), Overall
15.6 14.1
Turning Diameter - Curb to Curb (ft)
35.8 35.1
Tires
Spare Tire Size
Compact Compact
Front Tire Order Code
NA NA
Spare Tire Order Code
NA NA
Rear Tire Size
225/45HR17 P175/65R15
Rear Tire Order Code
NA NA
Front Tire Size
225/45HR17 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)
3034 2535
Wheels
Rear Wheel Material
Aluminum Aluminum
Rear Wheel Size (in)
17 x 7.0 15 x 5.5
Front Wheel Material
Aluminum Aluminum
Spare Wheel Material
Steel - TBD -
Front Wheel Size (in)
17 x 7.0 15 x 5.5
Spare Wheel Size (in)
- TBD - Compact
Cooling System
Total Cooling System Capacity (qts)
8.4 5.5
Electrical
Maximum Alternator Capacity (amps)
120 150
Cold Cranking Amps @ 0° F (Primary)
480 - TBD -
Engine
SAE Net Horsepower @ RPM
200 @ 5100-6000 121 @ 6000
Engine Type
Gas Turbocharged I4 Gas 4-Cyl
Fuel System
Electronic Fuel Injection EFI
SAE Net Torque @ RPM
207 @ 1800-5000 114 @ 4250
Engine Order Code
NA N16
Displacement
2.0L/121 1.6L/98
Mileage
EPA Fuel Economy Est - City (MPG)
21 29
Fuel Economy Est-Combined (MPG)
25 32
EPA Fuel Economy Est - Hwy (MPG)
31 37
Transmission
Trans Description Cont. Again
NA NA
Reverse Ratio (:1)
3.99 3.14
Second Gear Ratio (:1)
2.09 1.79
Trans Order Code
NA NA
Final Drive Axle Ratio (:1)
3.94/3.09 4.35
Fourth Gear Ratio (:1)
1.10 0.91
Trans Description Cont.
Manual Manual
Sixth Gear Ratio (:1)
0.93 0.68
First Gear Ratio (:1)
3.36 3.21
Clutch Size (in)
- TBD - - TBD -
Third Gear Ratio (:1)
1.47 1.19
Trans Type
6 6
Drivetrain
Front Wheel Drive Front Wheel Drive
Fifth Gear Ratio (:1)
1.11 0.78
Summary
Body Style
2 Door HB 2 Door Coupe
Vehicle Name
Volkswagen GTI MINI Cooper Hardtop
Suspension
Suspension Type - Rear (Cont.)
w/Coil Springs NA
Shock Absorber Diameter - Rear (mm)
- TBD - - TBD -
Suspension Type - Front
MacPherson Strut MacPherson
Stabilizer Bar Diameter - Rear (in)
- TBD - - TBD -
Suspension Type - Front (Cont.)
w/Coil Springs NA
Shock Absorber Diameter - Front (mm)
- TBD - - TBD -
Stabilizer Bar Diameter - Front (in)
- TBD - - TBD -
Suspension Type - Rear
4-Link Multi-Link
Emissions
Tons/yr of CO2 Emissions @ 15K mi/year
7.5 5.8
EPA Greenhouse Gas Score
6 7
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

Get FREE Dealer Quotes

From dealers near you
Go!

Add a Vehicle to Compare

Select a vehicle below
Continue