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Compare 2013 BMW X1 vs 2012 MINI Cooper Countryman

2013 BMW X1
2012 MINI Cooper Countryman
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AWD 4-Door xDrive28i
Style MPG City MPG Hwy Invoice MSRP
X1 AWD 4-Door xDrive28i 22 33 $29,900 $32,500
X1 AWD 4-Door xDrive35i 18 27 $35,510 $38,600
X1 RWD 4-Door 28i 24 34 $28,335 $30,800
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AWD 4-Door S ALL4
Style MPG City MPG Hwy Invoice MSRP
Cooper Countryman AWD 4-Door S ALL4 25 31 $24,345 $27,050
Cooper Countryman FWD 4-Door 27 35 $19,575 $21,750
Cooper Countryman FWD 4-Door S 26 32 $22,815 $25,350
Pricing
Invoice Price
$29,900
$24,345
Manufacturer Suggested Retail Price
$32,500
$27,050
Monthly Payment Estimate
$542 / month
$451 / month
The Car Connection's Take
TCC Rating
7.8
8.0
TCC’s Bottom Line
In our first drive, the 2013 BMW X1 seems a little more enthusiastic than it is versatile. The 2012 MINI Countryman brings the right mix of sport, utility, and comfort to the compact crossover game.
TCC Likes
TCC Dislikes
Fuel Economy
City
22 mpg 25 mpg
Highway
33 mpg 31 mpg
Vehicle
EPA Classification
Sport Utility Vehicle Compact
Number of Passenger Doors
4 -
Interior Dimensions
Passenger Capacity
5 4
Second Head Room (in)
40.00 37.5
Second Shoulder Room (in)
55.00 52.1
Front Leg Room (in)
41.40 40.4
Front Hip Room (in)
- TBD - - TBD -
Passenger Volume (ft³)
- TBD - - TBD -
Second Leg Room (in)
34.90 33.8
Front Head Room (in)
41.00 39.9
Second Hip Room (in)
- TBD - - TBD -
Front Shoulder Room (in)
55.00 52.8
Exterior Dimensions
Min Ground Clearance (in)
7.60 - TBD -
Length, Overall (in)
176.50 161.8
Rear Door Opening Width (in)
- TBD - -
Height, Overall (in)
60.80 61.5
Liftover Height (in)
- TBD - - TBD -
Track Width, Rear (in)
60.20 61.1
Wheelbase (in)
108.70 102.2
Rear Door Opening Height (in)
- TBD - -
Width, Max w/o mirrors (in)
70.80 70.4
Track Width, Front (in)
59.10 60.0
Cargo Area Dimensions
Cargo Volume to Seat 1 (ft³)
14.80 -
Cargo Area Length @ Floor to Seat 3 (in)
NA -
Cargo Volume to Seat 3 (ft³)
NA -
Cargo Box Width @ Wheelhousings (in)
- TBD - -
Cargo Area Length @ Floor to Seat 2 (in)
- TBD - -
Cargo Volume to Seat 2 (ft³)
47.70 -
Cargo Area Width @ Beltline (in)
- TBD - -
Cargo Box (Area) Height (in)
- TBD - -
Cargo Area Length @ Floor to Seat 1 (in)
- TBD - -
Cargo Volume with Rear Seat Down (ft³)
- 41.0
Cargo Volume with Rear Seat Up (ft³)
- 12.2
Brakes
Brake ABS System
4-Wheel 4-Wheel
Disc - Rear (Yes or )
Yes Yes
Rear Brake Rotor Diam x Thickness (in)
13.0 x - TBD - 11.0 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)
13.0 x - TBD - 12.1 x - TBD -
Drum - Rear (Yes or )
NA NA
Fuel Tank
Fuel Tank Capacity, Approx (gal)
16.60 12.4
Steering
Steering Ratio (:1), Overall
18.5 14.1
Turning Diameter - Curb to Curb (ft)
38.7 38.1
Steering Type
Pwr Rack & Pinion Electric Rack & Pinion
Lock to Lock Turns (Steering)
- TBD - - TBD -
Turning Diameter - Wall to Wall (ft)
- TBD - - TBD -
Tires
Front Tire Size
P225/50R17 205/55R17
Spare Tire Size
NA NA
Front Tire Order Code
NA N/A
Spare Tire Order Code
NA NA
Rear Tire Size
P225/50R17 205/55R17
Rear Tire Order Code
NA N/A
Trailering
Maximum Trailering Capacity (lbs)
- TBD - -
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)
3726 3208
Wheels
Spare Wheel Size (in)
NA NA
Rear Wheel Material
Aluminum Aluminum
Rear Wheel Size (in)
17 x 7.5 17 x 7.0
Front Wheel Material
Aluminum Aluminum
Spare Wheel Material
- TBD - NA
Front Wheel Size (in)
17 x 7.5 17 x 7.0
Cooling System
Total Cooling System Capacity (qts)
- TBD - 5.8
Electrical
Cold Cranking Amps @ 0° F (Primary)
- TBD - - TBD -
Maximum Alternator Capacity (amps)
- TBD - 120
Engine
SAE Net Horsepower @ RPM
240 @ 5000 - 6500 181 @ 5500
Engine Type
Turbocharged Gas I4 Turbocharged Gas 4-Cyl
Fuel System
Direct Injection Direct Injection
SAE Net Torque @ RPM
260 @ 1250 - 4800 177 @ 1600
Engine Order Code
N20 NA
Displacement
2.0L/122 1.6L/98
Mileage
EPA Fuel Economy Est - Hwy (MPG)
33 31
EPA Fuel Economy Est - City (MPG)
22 25
Fuel Economy Est-Combined (MPG)
26 28
Transmission
Transfer Case Gear Ratio (:1), High
1.00 -
Fifth Gear Ratio (:1)
1.29 0.95
Trans Description Cont. Again
NA NA
Reverse Ratio (:1)
3.30 3.23
Second Gear Ratio (:1)
3.14 2.13
Trans Order Code
NA NA
Eighth Gear Ratio (:1)
0.67 -
Final Drive Axle Ratio (:1)
3.15 3.71
Fourth Gear Ratio (:1)
1.67 1.14
Trans Description Cont.
Automatic w/Manual Shift Manual
Transfer Case Gear Ratio (:1), Low
NA -
Sixth Gear Ratio (:1)
1.00 0.82
First Gear Ratio (:1)
4.71 3.31
Seventh Gear Ratio (:1)
0.84 -
Drivetrain
All Wheel Drive All Wheel Drive
Clutch Size (in)
NA - TBD -
Third Gear Ratio (:1)
2.11 1.48
Trans Type
8 6
Summary
Body Style
Sport Utility Vehicle Sport Utility Vehicle
Vehicle Name
BMW X1 MINI Cooper Countryman
Suspension
Stabilizer Bar Diameter - Front (in)
- TBD - - TBD -
Suspension Type - Rear
Independent Multi-link
Suspension Type - Rear (Cont.)
NA w/Coil Springs
Shock Absorber Diameter - Rear (mm)
N/A - TBD -
Suspension Type - Front
Independent MacPherson Strut
Stabilizer Bar Diameter - Rear (in)
- TBD - - TBD -
Suspension Type - Front (Cont.)
NA w/Coil Springs
Shock Absorber Diameter - Front (mm)
N/A - TBD -
Emissions
EPA Greenhouse Gas Score
- TBD - 6
Tons/yr of CO2 Emissions @ 15K mi/year
5.7 6.5

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