Compare 2018 MINI Cooper vs 2018 Mazda MX-5 Miata

2018 MINI Cooper
2018 Mazda MX-5 Miata
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2018 MINI Cooper
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Manual Sport
Style MPG City MPG Hwy Invoice MSRP
Manual Sport 26 33 $23,921 $25,295
Automatic Sport 26 35 $25,195 $26,645
Manual Club 26 33 $27,568 $29,155
Automatic Club 26 35 $28,134 $29,755
Manual Grand Touring 26 33 $28,548 $30,195
Automatic Grand Touring 26 35 $29,564 $31,270
Pricing
Invoice Price
N/A
$23,921
Manufacturer Suggested Retail Price
N/A
$25,295
Monthly Payment Estimate
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$422 / month
The Car Connection's Take
TCC Rating
6.3
6.4
TCC’s Bottom Line
The 2018 Mini Cooper is an icon made better by nimble handling and infinite customization. The 2018 Mazda MX-5 Miata is the quintessential modern sports car.
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Fuel Economy
City
- 26 mpg
Highway
- 33 mpg
Vehicle
EPA Classification
- Two-Seaters
Interior Dimensions
Front Head Room (in)
- 37.4
Passenger Capacity
- 2
Front Shoulder Room (in)
- 52.2
Front Leg Room (in)
- 43.1
Front Hip Room (in)
- 52
Exterior Dimensions
Min Ground Clearance (in)
- 4.9
Length, Overall (in)
- 154.1
Height, Overall (in)
- 48.6
Track Width, Rear (in)
- 59.2
Wheelbase (in)
- 90.9
Width, Max w/o mirrors (in)
- 68.3
Track Width, Front (in)
- 58.9
Cargo Area Dimensions
Trunk Volume (ft³)
- 4.6
Brakes
Rear Drum Diam x Width (in)
- NA
Disc - Front (Yes or )
- Yes
Front Brake Rotor Diam x Thickness (in)
- 11
Drum - Rear (Yes or )
- NA
Brake ABS System
- 4-Wheel
Disc - Rear (Yes or )
- Yes
Rear Brake Rotor Diam x Thickness (in)
- 11
Brake Type
- 4-Wheel Disc
Fuel Tank
Fuel Tank Capacity, Approx (gal)
- 11.9
Steering
Turning Diameter - Curb to Curb (ft)
- 30.8
Steering Type
- Rack-Pinion
Tires
Rear Tire Order Code
- NA
Front Tire Size
- P195/50VR16
Spare Tire Size
- NA
Front Tire Order Code
- NA
Spare Tire Order Code
- NA
Rear Tire Size
- P195/50VR16
Weight Information
Base Curb Weight (lbs)
- 2332
Wheels
Spare Wheel Material
- NA
Front Wheel Size (in)
- 16 X 6.5
Spare Wheel Size (in)
- NA
Rear Wheel Material
- Aluminum
Rear Wheel Size (in)
- 16 X 6.5
Front Wheel Material
- Aluminum
Electrical
Maximum Alternator Capacity (amps)
- 100
Engine
Fuel System
- Gasoline Direct Injection
SAE Net Torque @ RPM
- 148 @ 4600
Engine Order Code
- NA
Displacement
- 2.0 L/122
SAE Net Horsepower @ RPM
- 155 @ 6000
Engine Type
- Premium Unleaded I-4
Mileage
EPA Fuel Economy Est - City (MPG)
- 26
Fuel Economy Est-Combined (MPG)
- 29
EPA Fuel Economy Est - Hwy (MPG)
- 33
Transmission
Fourth Gear Ratio (:1)
- 1.59
Trans Description Cont.
- Manual
Drivetrain
- Rear Wheel Drive
Sixth Gear Ratio (:1)
- 1.00
First Gear Ratio (:1)
- 5.09
Final Drive Axle Ratio (:1)
- 2.87
Third Gear Ratio (:1)
- 2.04
Trans Type
- 6
Fifth Gear Ratio (:1)
- 1.29
Trans Description Cont. Again
- NA
Reverse Ratio (:1)
- 4.70
Second Gear Ratio (:1)
- 2.99
Trans Order Code
- NA
Summary
Body Style
- Convertible
Vehicle Name
- Mazda MX-5 Miata
Suspension
Suspension Type - Front
- Double Wishbone
Suspension Type - Front (Cont.)
- Double Wishbone
Suspension Type - Rear
- Multi-Link
Suspension Type - Rear (Cont.)
- Multi-Link
Emissions
Tons/yr of CO2 Emissions @ 15K mi/year
- 6.0

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