Compare 2015 MINI Cooper vs 2015 Scion iQ

2015 MINI Cooper
2015 Scion iQ
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2-Door
Style MPG City MPG Hwy Invoice MSRP
Cooper Convertible 2-Door 27 34 $24,360 $25,700
Cooper Convertible 2-Door John Cooper Works 26 35 $32,105 $35,850
Cooper Convertible 2-Door S 26 35 $26,315 $28,700
Cooper Coupe 2-Door 29 37 $20,880 $22,000
Cooper Coupe 2-Door John Cooper Works 26 35 $28,590 $31,900
Cooper Coupe 2-Door S 26 35 $23,225 $25,300
Cooper Hardtop 2-Door HB 29 40 $19,660 $20,700
Cooper Hardtop 2-Door HB John Cooper Works 25 31 $27,435 $30,600
Cooper Hardtop 2-Door HB S 24 34 $22,130 $24,100
Cooper Hardtop 4 Door 4-Door HB 29 40 $20,600 $21,700
Cooper Hardtop 4 Door 4-Door HB S 24 34 $23,040 $25,100
Cooper Paceman ALL4 2-Door John Cooper Works 25 31 $31,885 $35,600
Cooper Paceman ALL4 2-Door S 25 31 $26,225 $28,600
Cooper Paceman FWD 2-Door 27 34 $22,335 $23,550
Cooper Paceman FWD 2-Door S 26 32 $24,680 $26,900
Cooper Roadster 2-Door 27 34 $24,735 $26,100
Cooper Roadster 2-Door John Cooper Works 26 35 $32,465 $36,250
Cooper Roadster 2-Door S 26 35 $26,680 $29,100
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3-Door HB
Style MPG City MPG Hwy Invoice MSRP
iQ 3-Door HB 36 37 $14,882 $15,665
Pricing
Invoice Price
$24,360
$14,882
Manufacturer Suggested Retail Price
$25,700
$15,665
Monthly Payment Estimate
$428 / month
$261 / month
The Car Connection's Take
TCC Rating
8.6
6.6
TCC’s Bottom Line
The 2015 MINI Cooper hardtop is a slightly larger car with all the virtues of earlier MINIs and fewer drawbacks; it's nicer and quieter inside, the base car is closer to the Cooper S in performance, and it retains the rollerskate handling and cheeky character it's always had. The 2015 Scion iQ is made for city dwellers who have trouble finding parking; others will see it as a fashion accessory or a vehicular oddity.
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Fuel Economy
City
27 mpg 36 mpg
Highway
34 mpg 37 mpg
Vehicle
EPA Classification
Minicompact Cars Minicompact Cars
Interior Dimensions
Front Shoulder Room (in)
50.3 53.1
Second Leg Room (in)
29.9 28.6
Passenger Capacity
4 4
Front Leg Room (in)
41.4 40.9
Second Head Room (in)
38.5 35.9
Second Shoulder Room (in)
39.2 50.2
Front Head Room (in)
38.4 37.7
Passenger Volume (ft³)
- 73.8
Second Hip Room (in)
- 33.8
Front Hip Room (in)
- 53.9
Exterior Dimensions
Length, Overall (in)
146.6 120.1
Height, Overall (in)
55.4 59.1
Track Width, Rear (in)
57.8 57.5
Wheelbase (in)
97.1 78.7
Width, Max w/o mirrors (in)
66.3 66.1
Track Width, Front (in)
57.4 58.1
Min Ground Clearance (in)
- 5.3
Brakes
Front Brake Rotor Diam x Thickness (in)
11 10
Drum - Rear (Yes or )
NA Yes
Brake ABS System
4-Wheel 4-Wheel
Disc - Rear (Yes or )
Yes -
Rear Brake Rotor Diam x Thickness (in)
10.2 7.1
Brake Type
4-Wheel Disc Front Disc/Rear Drum
Rear Drum Diam x Width (in)
NA 7.1
Disc - Front (Yes or )
Yes Yes
Fuel Tank
Fuel Tank Capacity, Approx (gal)
13.2 8.5
Steering
Turning Diameter - Curb to Curb (ft)
35.2 26.4
Steering Type
Rack-Pinion Rack-Pinion
Tires
Front Tire Size
P195/55VR16 P175/60HR16
Spare Tire Size
NA NA
Front Tire Order Code
NA NA
Spare Tire Order Code
NA NA
Rear Tire Size
P195/55VR16 P175/60HR16
Rear Tire Order Code
NA NA
Weight Information
Base Curb Weight (lbs)
2701 2127
Wheels
Spare Wheel Size (in)
NA NA
Rear Wheel Material
Aluminum Steel
Rear Wheel Size (in)
16 X 6.5 16 X 5
Front Wheel Material
Aluminum Steel
Spare Wheel Material
NA NA
Front Wheel Size (in)
16 X 6.5 16 X 5
Electrical
Cold Cranking Amps @ 0° F (Primary)
480 -
Maximum Alternator Capacity (amps)
150 -
Engine
Engine Type
Premium Unleaded I-4 Regular Unleaded I-4
Fuel System
Sequential MPI Sequential MPI
SAE Net Torque @ RPM
118 @ 4250 89 @ 4400
Engine Order Code
NA NA
Displacement
1.6 L/98 1.3 L/81
SAE Net Horsepower @ RPM
121 @ 6000 94 @ 6000
Mileage
EPA Fuel Economy Est - City (MPG)
27 36
Fuel Economy Est-Combined (MPG)
30 37
EPA Fuel Economy Est - Hwy (MPG)
34 37
Transmission
Second Gear Ratio (:1)
1.79 -
Trans Order Code
NA NA
Fourth Gear Ratio (:1)
0.91 -
Trans Description Cont.
Manual w/OD CVT w/OD
Drivetrain
Front Wheel Drive Front Wheel Drive
Sixth Gear Ratio (:1)
0.68 -
First Gear Ratio (:1)
3.21 -
Final Drive Axle Ratio (:1)
4.35 -
Third Gear Ratio (:1)
1.19 -
Trans Type
6 1
Fifth Gear Ratio (:1)
0.78 -
Trans Description Cont. Again
NA NA
Reverse Ratio (:1)
3.14 -
Summary
Vehicle Name
MINI Cooper Convertible Scion iQ
Body Style
Convertible Hatchback
Suspension
Suspension Type - Front (Cont.)
Strut Strut
Suspension Type - Rear
Multi-Link Torsion Beam
Suspension Type - Rear (Cont.)
Multi-Link Torsion Beam
Suspension Type - Front
Strut Strut
Emissions
Tons/yr of CO2 Emissions @ 15K mi/year
5.9 4.8 (Est)
Cargo Area Dimensions
Cargo Volume with Rear Seat Down (ft³)
- 16.7
Cargo Volume with Rear Seat Up (ft³)
- 3.5
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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