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2-Door HB Manual S
Style MPG City MPG Hwy Invoice MSRP
2-Door HB Manual S 25 34 $23,793 $24,785
4-Door HB Manual S 25 34 $24,370 $25,385
2-Door HB DSG S 25 33 $24,850 $25,885
2-Door HB Manual S w/Performance Pkg N/A N/A $25,229 $26,280
4-Door HB DSG S 25 33 $25,426 $26,485
4-Door HB Manual S w/Performance Pkg N/A N/A $25,806 $26,880
2-Door HB DSG S w/Performance Pkg N/A N/A $26,286 $27,380
2-Door HB Manual SE 25 34 $26,673 $27,785
4-Door HB DSG S w/Performance Pkg N/A N/A $26,862 $27,980
4-Door HB Manual SE 25 34 $27,250 $28,385
2-Door HB DSG SE 25 33 $27,730 $28,885
2-Door HB Manual SE w/Performance Pkg N/A N/A $28,109 $29,280
4-Door HB DSG SE 25 33 $28,306 $29,485
4-Door HB Manual SE w/Performance Pkg N/A N/A $28,686 $29,880
4-Door HB Manual Automaticbahn 25 34 $28,843 $30,045
2-Door HB DSG SE w/Performance Pkg N/A N/A $29,166 $30,380
4-Door HB DSG SE w/Performance Pkg N/A N/A $29,742 $30,980
4-Door HB DSG Automaticbahn 25 33 $29,899 $31,145
4-Door HB Manual Automaticbahn w/Performance Pkg N/A N/A $30,277 $31,540
4-Door HB DSG Automaticbahn w/Performance Pkg N/A N/A $31,334 $32,640
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2-Door Coupe
Style MPG City MPG Hwy Invoice MSRP
2-Door Coupe 29 40 $18,355 $19,950
2-Door Coupe S 24 34 $21,710 $23,600
Pricing
Invoice Price
$23,793
$18,355
Manufacturer Suggested Retail Price
$24,785
$19,950
Monthly Payment Estimate
$413 / month
$333 / month
The Car Connection's Take
TCC Rating
8.0
TCC’s Bottom Line
The 2014 MINI Cooper is a fun, smart, and practical way to get around, without giving up its sporty, quirky side.
TCC Likes
TCC Dislikes
Fuel Economy
City
25 mpg 29 mpg
Highway
34 mpg 40 mpg
Vehicle
EPA Classification
Compact Cars Minicompact Cars
Interior Dimensions
Passenger Volume (ft³)
93.5 -
Front Shoulder Room (in)
55.9 50.6
Second Leg Room (in)
35.6 30.8
Passenger Capacity
5 4
Front Leg Room (in)
41.2 41.4
Second Head Room (in)
38.1 36.9
Second Shoulder Room (in)
53.9 47.8
Front Head Room (in)
38.4 40.3
Exterior Dimensions
Min Ground Clearance (in)
5 4.9
Length, Overall (in)
168 151.1
Height, Overall (in)
56.8 55.7
Track Width, Rear (in)
59.7 59.1
Wheelbase (in)
103.6 98.2
Width, Max w/o mirrors (in)
70.5 68
Track Width, Front (in)
60.6 59.1
Cargo Area Dimensions
Cargo Volume with Rear Seat Down (ft³)
52.7 38
Cargo Volume with Rear Seat Up (ft³)
22.8 8.7
Brakes
Front Brake Rotor Diam x Thickness (in)
12.3 11
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)
10.7 10.2
Rear Drum Diam x Width (in)
NA NA
Disc - Front (Yes or )
Yes Yes
Fuel Tank
Fuel Tank Capacity, Approx (gal)
13.2 10.6
Steering
Steering Type
Rack-Pinion Rack-Pinion
Turning Diameter - Curb to Curb (ft)
35.8 35.4
Tires
Spare Tire Order Code
NA NA
Rear Tire Size
P225/40HR18 P175/65HR15
Rear Tire Order Code
NA NA
Front Tire Size
P225/40HR18 P175/65HR15
Spare Tire Size
Compact Compact
Front Tire Order Code
NA NA
Weight Information
Base Curb Weight (lbs)
2972 2605
Wheels
Rear Wheel Size (in)
18 X 7.5 15 X 5.5
Front Wheel Material
Aluminum Aluminum
Spare Wheel Material
Steel Steel
Front Wheel Size (in)
18 X 7.5 15 X 5.5
Spare Wheel Size (in)
Compact Compact
Rear Wheel Material
Aluminum Aluminum
Electrical
Cold Cranking Amps @ 0° F (Primary)
480 -
Maximum Alternator Capacity (amps)
140 150
Engine
SAE Net Torque @ RPM
258 @ 1500 162 @ 1250
Engine Order Code
NA NA
Displacement
2.0 L/121 1.5 L/91
SAE Net Horsepower @ RPM
210 @ 4500 134 @ 4500
Engine Type
Intercooled Turbo Premium Unleaded I-4 Intercooled Turbo Premium Unleaded I-3
Fuel System
Gasoline Direct Injection Gasoline Direct Injection
Mileage
Fuel Economy Est-Combined (MPG)
28 33
EPA Fuel Economy Est - Hwy (MPG)
34 40
EPA Fuel Economy Est - City (MPG)
25 29
Transmission
First Gear Ratio (:1)
3.76 3.62
Final Drive Axle Ratio (:1)
3.24 3.42
Third Gear Ratio (:1)
1.46 1.24
Trans Type
6 6
Drivetrain
Front Wheel Drive Front Wheel Drive
Fifth Gear Ratio (:1)
1.09 0.81
Trans Description Cont. Again
NA NA
Reverse Ratio (:1)
4.55 3.54
Second Gear Ratio (:1)
2.08 1.93
Trans Order Code
NA NA
Fourth Gear Ratio (:1)
1.08 0.97
Trans Description Cont.
Manual w/OD Manual w/OD
Sixth Gear Ratio (:1)
0.91 0.68
Summary
Vehicle Name
Volkswagen Golf GTI MINI Cooper Hardtop
Body Style
Hatchback Hatchback
Suspension
Suspension Type - Rear
Multi-Link Multi-Link
Suspension Type - Rear (Cont.)
Multi-Link Multi-Link
Suspension Type - Front
Strut Strut
Suspension Type - Front (Cont.)
Strut Strut
Emissions
Tons/yr of CO2 Emissions @ 15K mi/year
6.3 (Est) 5.4 (Est)
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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