Compare 2011 Audi A3 vs 2011 MINI Clubman

2011 Audi A3
2011 MINI Clubman
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4-Door HB Manual FrontTrak 2.0T Premium
Style MPG City MPG Hwy Invoice MSRP
A3 4-Door HB Manual FrontTrak 2.0T Premium 21 30 $25,361 $27,270
A3 4-Door HB Manual FrontTrak 2.0T Premium Plus 21 30 $25,361 $27,270
A3 4-Door HB Manual FrontTrak PZEV 2.0T Premium 21 30 $25,361 $27,270
A3 4-Door HB Manual FrontTrak PZEV 2.0T Premium Plus 21 30 $25,361 $27,270
A3 4-Door HB S tronic FrontTrak 2.0 TDI Premium 30 42 $28,134 $30,250
A3 4-Door HB S tronic FrontTrak 2.0 TDI Premium Plus 30 42 $28,134 $30,250
A3 4-Door HB S tronic FrontTrak 2.0T Premium 22 28 $26,739 $28,750
A3 4-Door HB S tronic FrontTrak 2.0T Premium Plus 22 28 $26,739 $28,750
A3 4-Door HB S tronic FrontTrak PZEV 2.0T Premium 22 28 $26,739 $28,750
A3 4-Door HB S tronic FrontTrak PZEV 2.0T Premium Plus 22 28 $26,739 $28,750
A3 4-Door HB S tronic quattro 2.0T Premium 21 28 $28,690 $30,850
A3 4-Door HB S tronic quattro 2.0T Premium Plus 21 28 $28,690 $30,850
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2-Door Coupe
Style MPG City MPG Hwy Invoice MSRP
Cooper Clubman 2-Door Coupe 28 35 $18,990 $21,100
Cooper Clubman 2-Door Coupe John Cooper Works 25 33 $28,170 $31,300
Cooper Clubman 2-Door Coupe S 27 35 $22,320 $24,800
Pricing
Invoice Price
$25,361
$18,990
Manufacturer Suggested Retail Price
$27,270
$21,100
Monthly Payment Estimate
$455 / month
$352 / month
The Car Connection's Take
TCC Rating
8.0
8.4
TCC’s Bottom Line
The 2011 Audi A3 is stylish, refined, and versatile—and nearly as good for the city as for the highway. A big-bodied extrovert, the 2011 MINI Cooper Clubman's the most desirable MINI for anyone beyond their single stage of life.
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Fuel Economy
City
21 mpg 28 mpg
Highway
30 mpg 35 mpg
Vehicle
EPA Classification
Small Station Wgn Subcompact
Interior Dimensions
Front Head Room (in)
39.3 39.0
Second Hip Room (in)
- TBD - - TBD -
Front Shoulder Room (in)
54.3 50.3
Passenger Volume (ft³)
89 - TBD -
Second Head Room (in)
36.9 37.7
Second Shoulder Room (in)
52.8 45.9
Front Leg Room (in)
41.2 41.7
Passenger Capacity
5 4
Front Hip Room (in)
- TBD - - TBD -
Second Leg Room (in)
34.8 32.3
Exterior Dimensions
Track Width, Front (in)
60.3 57.4
Min Ground Clearance (in)
4.3 - TBD -
Length, Overall (in)
168.9 155.9
Height, Overall (in)
56.0 56.1
Track Width, Rear (in)
59.3 57.8
Wheelbase (in)
101.5 100.3
Liftover Height (in)
27.0 - TBD -
Width, Max w/o mirrors (in)
77.4 66.3
Cargo Area Dimensions
Cargo Volume with Rear Seat Down (ft³)
39.0 32.8
Cargo Volume with Rear Seat Up (ft³)
19.5 9.2
Brakes
Front Brake Rotor Diam x Thickness (in)
12.3 x - TBD - 11.0 x - TBD -
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)
11.0 x - TBD - 10.2 x - TBD -
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 13.2
Steering
Turning Diameter - Wall to Wall (ft)
- TBD - - TBD -
Steering Ratio (:1), Overall
16.2 14.1
Turning Diameter - Curb to Curb (ft)
35.1 36.1
Steering Type
Speed-Sensitive Pwr Rack & Pinion
Lock to Lock Turns (Steering)
3.0 - TBD -
Tires
Rear Tire Order Code
HN8 NA
Front Tire Size
P225/45R17 P175/65R15
Spare Tire Size
Compact - TBD -
Front Tire Order Code
HN8 NA
Spare Tire Order Code
HN8 NA
Rear Tire Size
P225/45R17 P175/65R15
Trailering
Dead Weight Hitch - Max Tongue Wt. (lbs)
- TBD - NA
Wt Distributing Hitch - Max Tongue Wt. (lbs)
- TBD - NA
Dead Weight Hitch - Max Trailer Wt. (lbs)
- TBD - NA
Wt Distributing Hitch - Max Trailer Wt. (lbs)
- TBD - NA
Weight Information
Base Curb Weight (lbs)
3219 2712
Wheels
Spare Wheel Material
Steel - TBD -
Front Wheel Size (in)
17 x 7.5 15 x 5.5
Spare Wheel Size (in)
Compact - TBD -
Rear Wheel Material
Alloy Aluminum
Rear Wheel Size (in)
17 x 7.5 15 x 5.5
Front Wheel Material
Alloy Aluminum
Cooling System
Total Cooling System Capacity (qts)
9.1 5.5
Electrical
Cold Cranking Amps @ 0° F (Primary)
- TBD - - TBD -
Maximum Alternator Capacity (amps)
140 150
Engine
SAE Net Torque @ RPM
207 @ 1800-5000 114 @ 4250
Engine Order Code
NA NA
Displacement
2.0L/121 1.6L/97.5
SAE Net Horsepower @ RPM
200 @ 5100-6000 121 @ 6000
Engine Type
Gas I4 Gas 4-Cyl
Fuel System
TFSI EFI
Mileage
Fuel Economy Est-Combined (MPG)
24 31
EPA Fuel Economy Est - Hwy (MPG)
30 35
EPA Fuel Economy Est - City (MPG)
21 28
Transmission
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
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)
3.09 4.35
Fourth Gear Ratio (:1)
1.10 0.91
Trans Description Cont.
Manual w/OD Manual
Summary
Vehicle Name
Audi A3 MINI Cooper Clubman
Body Style
4 Door HB 2 Door Coupe
Suspension
Suspension Type - Front (Cont.)
w/Stabilizer Bar NA
Shock Absorber Diameter - Front (mm)
- TBD - - TBD -
Stabilizer Bar Diameter - Front (in)
- TBD - - TBD -
Suspension Type - Rear
Four Link Multi-link
Suspension Type - Rear (Cont.)
NA NA
Shock Absorber Diameter - Rear (mm)
- TBD - - TBD -
Suspension Type - Front
MacPherson Strut MacPherson Strut
Stabilizer Bar Diameter - Rear (in)
- TBD - - TBD -
Emissions
Tons/yr of CO2 Emissions @ 15K mi/year
7.8 6.0
EPA Greenhouse Gas Score
7 7

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