Compare 2017 FIAT 500 vs 2017 MINI Cooper

2017 FIAT 500
2017 MINI Cooper
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Lounge Hatch
Style MPG City MPG Hwy Invoice MSRP
500 Lounge Hatch 31 38 $18,218 $18,495
500 Pop Hatch 31 38 $14,945 $14,995
500 Abarth Cabrio 28 33 $21,063 $21,490
500 Abarth Hatch 28 33 $19,620 $19,995
500c Lounge Cabrio 31 38 $19,661 $19,990
500c Pop Cabrio 31 38 $16,388 $16,490
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Cooper FWD
Style MPG City MPG Hwy Invoice MSRP
Convertible Cooper FWD 28 37 $24,595 $25,950
Convertible Cooper S FWD 23 32 $27,135 $29,600
Convertible John Cooper Works FWD 22 31 $31,885 $35,600
Hardtop 2 Door Cooper FWD 28 38 $19,895 $20,950
Hardtop 2 Door Cooper S FWD 23 32 $22,405 $24,400
Hardtop 2 Door John Cooper Works FWD 23 32 $27,700 $30,900
Hardtop 4 Door Cooper FWD 28 37 $20,835 $21,950
Hardtop 4 Door Cooper S FWD 23 32 $23,315 $25,400
Pricing
Invoice Price
$18,218
$24,595
Manufacturer Suggested Retail Price
$18,495
$25,950
Monthly Payment Estimate
$308 / month
$433 / month
The Car Connection's Take
TCC Rating
4.7
6.7
TCC’s Bottom Line
The 2017 Fiat 500, in a simplified lineup of models, is still stylish and distinctive after six years; pick the Abarth for driver excitement or the 500c Cabrio for inexpensive soft-top fun The 2017 Mini Cooper is still one of the most fun cars to drive on the road today.
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Fuel Economy
City
31 mpg 28 mpg
Highway
38 mpg 37 mpg
Vehicle
EPA Classification
Minicompact Cars Minicompact Cars
Interior Dimensions
Passenger Volume (ft³)
75.5 76.3
Second Shoulder Room (in)
46.4 39.7
Front Leg Room (in)
40.7 41.4
Front Hip Room (in)
47.9 -
Passenger Capacity
4 4
Second Leg Room (in)
31.7 30.9
Front Head Room (in)
37.6 39.8
Second Hip Room (in)
42.6 -
Front Shoulder Room (in)
49.4 51
Second Head Room (in)
35.6 39
Exterior Dimensions
Height, Overall (in)
59.8 55.7
Track Width, Rear (in)
55 59.1
Wheelbase (in)
90.6 98.2
Width, Max w/o mirrors (in)
64.1 68
Track Width, Front (in)
55.4 59.1
Min Ground Clearance (in)
4.1 -
Length, Overall (in)
139.6 151.1
Cargo Area Dimensions
Cargo Volume with Rear Seat Down (ft³)
30.1 -
Cargo Volume with Rear Seat Up (ft³)
9.5 -
Brakes
Rear Brake Rotor Diam x Thickness (in)
9.4 10.2
Brake Type
4-Wheel Disc 4-Wheel Disc
Rear Drum Diam x Width (in)
NA NA
Disc - Front (Yes or )
Yes Yes
Front Brake Rotor Diam x Thickness (in)
10.1 11
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)
10.5 11.6
Steering
Turning Diameter - Curb to Curb (ft)
30.6 35.4
Steering Type
Rack-Pinion Rack-Pinion
Tires
Spare Tire Order Code
NA NA
Rear Tire Size
P185/55HR15 P175/65HR15
Rear Tire Order Code
T1A NA
Front Tire Size
P185/55HR15 P175/65HR15
Spare Tire Size
NA Compact
Front Tire Order Code
T1A NA
Weight Information
Base Curb Weight (lbs)
2366 2855
Wheels
Rear Wheel Size (in)
15 X 6 15 X 5.5
Front Wheel Material
Aluminum Aluminum
Spare Wheel Material
NA Steel
Front Wheel Size (in)
15 X 6 15 X 5.5
Spare Wheel Size (in)
NA Compact
Rear Wheel Material
Aluminum Aluminum
Electrical
Cold Cranking Amps @ 0° F (Primary)
500 -
Maximum Alternator Capacity (amps)
120 150
Engine
Engine Order Code
EAB NA
Displacement
1.4 L/83 1.5 L/91
SAE Net Horsepower @ RPM
101 @ 6500 134 @ 4500
Engine Type
Premium Unleaded I-4 Intercooled Turbo Premium Unleaded I-3
Fuel System
Sequential MPI Gasoline Direct Injection
SAE Net Torque @ RPM
98 @ 4000 162 @ 1250
Mileage
Fuel Economy Est-Combined (MPG)
34 32
EPA Fuel Economy Est - Hwy (MPG)
38 37
EPA Fuel Economy Est - City (MPG)
31 28
Transmission
Final Drive Axle Ratio (:1)
3.44 3.42
Third Gear Ratio (:1)
1.34 1.24
Trans Type
5 6
Drivetrain
Front Wheel Drive Front Wheel Drive
Fifth Gear Ratio (:1)
0.77 0.81
Trans Description Cont. Again
NA NA
Reverse Ratio (:1)
3.82 3.54
Second Gear Ratio (:1)
2.17 1.93
Trans Order Code
DDF NA
Fourth Gear Ratio (:1)
0.97 0.97
Trans Description Cont.
Manual w/OD Manual w/OD
Sixth Gear Ratio (:1)
NA 0.68
First Gear Ratio (:1)
3.91 3.62
Summary
Vehicle Name
FIAT 500 MINI Convertible
Body Style
Hatchback Convertible
Suspension
Suspension Type - Rear
Torsion Beam Multi-Link
Suspension Type - Rear (Cont.)
Torsion Beam Multi-Link
Suspension Type - Front
Strut Strut
Suspension Type - Front (Cont.)
Strut Strut
Emissions
Tons/yr of CO2 Emissions @ 15K mi/year
5.2 5.5
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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