Compare 2014 Volkswagen Beetle vs 2014 MINI Cooper

2014 Volkswagen Beetle
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2-Door Automatic 1.8T w/Sound/Nav
Style MPG City MPG Hwy Invoice MSRP
Beetle Convertible 2-Door Automatic 1.8T w/Sound/Nav 24 32 $28,219 $29,395
Beetle Convertible 2-Door Automatic 1.8T w/Sound/Nav PZEV 24 32 $28,219 $29,395
Beetle Convertible 2-Door Automatic 1.8T w/Tech 24 32 $26,203 $27,295
Beetle Convertible 2-Door Automatic 1.8T w/Tech PZEV 24 32 $26,203 $27,295
Beetle Convertible 2-Door Automatic 2.5L w/Sound/Nav 21 27 $28,219 $29,395
Beetle Convertible 2-Door Automatic 2.5L w/Sound/Nav PZEV 21 27 $28,219 $29,395
Beetle Convertible 2-Door Automatic 2.5L w/Tech 21 27 $26,203 $27,295
Beetle Convertible 2-Door Automatic 2.5L w/Tech PZEV 21 27 $26,203 $27,295
Beetle Convertible 2-Door DSG 2.0L TDI w/Sound/Nav 28 37 $29,947 $31,195
Beetle Convertible 2-Door DSG 2.0T R-Line 23 29 $29,275 $30,495
Beetle Convertible 2-Door DSG 2.0T R-Line PZEV 23 29 $29,275 $30,495
Beetle Convertible 2-Door DSG 2.0T R-Line w/Sound 23 29 $30,523 $31,795
Beetle Convertible 2-Door DSG 2.0T R-Line w/Sound PZEV 23 29 $30,523 $31,795
Beetle Convertible 2-Door DSG 2.0T R-Line w/Sound/Nav 23 29 $33,499 $34,895
Beetle Convertible 2-Door DSG 2.0T R-Line w/Sound/Nav PZEV 23 29 $33,499 $34,895
Beetle Convertible 2-Door Manual 2.0L TDI w/Sound/Nav 28 41 $28,891 $30,095
Beetle Convertible 2-Door Manual 2.0T R-Line 23 31 $28,219 $29,395
Beetle Convertible 2-Door Manual 2.0T R-Line PZEV 23 31 $28,219 $29,395
Beetle Convertible 2-Door Manual 2.0T R-Line w/Sound 23 31 $29,467 $30,695
Beetle Convertible 2-Door Manual 2.0T R-Line w/Sound PZEV 23 31 $29,467 $30,695
Beetle Convertible 2-Door Manual 2.0T R-Line w/Sound/Nav 23 31 $32,443 $33,795
Beetle Convertible 2-Door Manual 2.0T R-Line w/Sound/Nav PZEV 23 31 $32,443 $33,795
Beetle Coupe 2-Door Automatic 1.8T 25 33 $20,539 $21,395
Beetle Coupe 2-Door Automatic 1.8T PZEV 25 33 $20,539 $21,395
Beetle Coupe 2-Door Automatic 1.8T w/Premium PZEV 25 33 $26,261 $27,355
Beetle Coupe 2-Door Automatic 1.8T w/Sun 25 33 $23,035 $23,995
Beetle Coupe 2-Door Automatic 1.8T w/Sun PZEV 25 33 $23,035 $23,995
Beetle Coupe 2-Door Automatic 1.8T w/Sun/Sound/Nav 25 33 $24,955 $25,995
Beetle Coupe 2-Door Automatic 1.8T w/Sun/Sound/Nav PZEV 25 33 $24,955 $25,995
Beetle Coupe 2-Door Automatic 2.5L 22 29 $20,539 $21,395
Beetle Coupe 2-Door Automatic 2.5L PZEV 22 29 $20,539 $21,395
Beetle Coupe 2-Door Automatic 2.5L w/Sun 22 29 $23,035 $23,995
Beetle Coupe 2-Door Automatic 2.5L w/Sun PZEV 22 29 $23,035 $23,995
Beetle Coupe 2-Door Automatic 2.5L w/Sun/Sound/Nav 22 29 $24,955 $25,995
Beetle Coupe 2-Door Automatic 2.5L w/Sun/Sound/Nav PZEV 22 29 $24,955 $25,995
Beetle Coupe 2-Door DSG 2.0L TDI 29 39 $24,667 $25,695
Beetle Coupe 2-Door DSG 2.0L TDI w/Premium PZEV 29 39 $28,181 $29,355
Beetle Coupe 2-Door DSG 2.0L TDI w/Sun/Sound/Nav 29 39 $27,451 $28,595
Beetle Coupe 2-Door DSG 2.0T Turbo GSR 24 30 $29,851 $31,095
Beetle Coupe 2-Door DSG 2.0T Turbo GSR PZEV 24 30 $29,851 $31,095
Beetle Coupe 2-Door DSG 2.0T Turbo R-Line 24 30 $25,051 $26,095
Beetle Coupe 2-Door DSG 2.0T Turbo R-Line PZEV 24 30 $25,051 $26,095
Beetle Coupe 2-Door DSG 2.0T Turbo R-Line w/Sun/Sound 24 30 $27,835 $28,995
Beetle Coupe 2-Door DSG 2.0T Turbo R-Line w/Sun/Sound PZEV 24 30 $27,835 $28,995
Beetle Coupe 2-Door DSG 2.0T Turbo R-Line w/Sun/Sound/Nav 24 30 $30,139 $31,395
Beetle Coupe 2-Door DSG 2.0T Turbo R-Line w/Sun/Sound/Nav PZEV 24 30 $30,139 $31,395
Beetle Coupe 2-Door Manual 1.8T 24 33 $19,483 $20,295
Beetle Coupe 2-Door Manual 1.8T PZEV 24 33 $19,483 $20,295
Beetle Coupe 2-Door Manual 1.8T w/Sun 24 33 $21,979 $22,895
Beetle Coupe 2-Door Manual 1.8T w/Sun PZEV 24 33 $21,979 $22,895
Beetle Coupe 2-Door Manual 1.8T w/Sun/Sound/Nav 24 33 $23,899 $24,895
Beetle Coupe 2-Door Manual 1.8T w/Sun/Sound/Nav PZEV 24 33 $23,899 $24,895
Beetle Coupe 2-Door Manual 2.0L TDI 28 41 $23,611 $24,595
Beetle Coupe 2-Door Manual 2.0L TDI w/Sun/Sound/Nav 28 41 $26,395 $27,495
Beetle Coupe 2-Door Manual 2.0T Turbo GSR 23 31 $28,795 $29,995
Beetle Coupe 2-Door Manual 2.0T Turbo GSR PZEV 23 31 $28,795 $29,995
Beetle Coupe 2-Door Manual 2.0T Turbo R-Line 23 31 $23,995 $24,995
Beetle Coupe 2-Door Manual 2.0T Turbo R-Line PZEV 23 31 $23,995 $24,995
Beetle Coupe 2-Door Manual 2.0T Turbo R-Line w/Sun/Sound 23 31 $26,779 $27,895
Beetle Coupe 2-Door Manual 2.0T Turbo R-Line w/Sun/Sound PZEV 23 31 $26,779 $27,895
Beetle Coupe 2-Door Manual 2.0T Turbo R-Line w/Sun/Sound/Nav 23 31 $29,083 $30,295
Beetle Coupe 2-Door Manual 2.0T Turbo R-Line w/Sun/Sound/Nav PZEV 23 31 $29,083 $30,295
Beetle Coupe 2-Door Manual 2.5L 22 31 $19,483 $20,295
Beetle Coupe 2-Door Manual 2.5L PZEV 22 31 $19,483 $20,295
Beetle Coupe 2-Door Manual 2.5L w/Sun 22 31 $21,979 $22,895
Beetle Coupe 2-Door Manual 2.5L w/Sun PZEV 22 31 $21,979 $22,895
Beetle Coupe 2-Door Manual 2.5L w/Sun/Sound/Nav 22 31 $23,899 $24,895
Beetle Coupe 2-Door Manual 2.5L w/Sun/Sound/Nav PZEV 22 31 $23,899 $24,895
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2-Door
Style MPG City MPG Hwy Invoice MSRP
Cooper Convertible 2-Door 28 35 $23,140 $25,150
Cooper Convertible 2-Door John Cooper Works 26 35 $32,475 $35,300
Cooper Convertible 2-Door S 26 35 $25,900 $28,150
Cooper Hardtop 2-Door Coupe 29 40 $18,355 $19,950
Cooper Hardtop 2-Door Coupe S 24 34 $21,710 $23,600
Cooper Paceman ALL4 2-Door John Cooper Works 25 31 $32,750 $35,600
Cooper Paceman ALL4 2-Door S 25 31 $26,310 $28,600
Cooper Paceman FWD 2-Door 28 35 $21,435 $23,300
Cooper Paceman FWD 2-Door S 26 32 $24,750 $26,900
Pricing
Invoice Price
$28,219
$23,140
Manufacturer Suggested Retail Price
$29,395
$25,150
Monthly Payment Estimate
$490 / month
$419 / month
The Car Connection's Take
TCC Rating
8.0
8.0
TCC’s Bottom Line
The 2014 Volkswagen Beetle ranges from green to sporty, all the while wearing a dapper take on its classic lines. The 2014 MINI Cooper is a fun, smart, and practical way to get around, without giving up its sporty, quirky side.
TCC Likes
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Fuel Economy
City
24 mpg 28 mpg
Highway
32 mpg 35 mpg
Vehicle
EPA Classification
Subcompact Cars Minicompact Cars
Interior Dimensions
Passenger Capacity
4 4
Second Shoulder Room (in)
43.1 39.2
Front Head Room (in)
39.3 38.4
Front Shoulder Room (in)
55.3 50.3
Second Leg Room (in)
31.4 29.9
Passenger Volume (ft³)
81.4 -
Front Leg Room (in)
41.3 41.4
Second Head Room (in)
37.6 38.5
Exterior Dimensions
Track Width, Front (in)
62.1 57.4
Min Ground Clearance (in)
5.6 -
Length, Overall (in)
168.4 146.6
Height, Overall (in)
58 55.4
Track Width, Rear (in)
61.2 57.8
Wheelbase (in)
100 97.1
Width, Max w/o mirrors (in)
71.2 66.3
Brakes
Front Brake Rotor Diam x Thickness (in)
11.3 11
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)
10.7 10.2
Brake Type
4-Wheel Disc 4-Wheel Disc
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 - Curb to Curb (ft)
35.4 35.2
Steering Type
Rack-Pinion Rack-Pinion
Tires
Rear Tire Order Code
NA NA
Front Tire Size
P235/45HR18 P195/55VR16
Spare Tire Size
Compact NA
Front Tire Order Code
NA NA
Spare Tire Order Code
NA NA
Rear Tire Size
P235/45HR18 P195/55VR16
Weight Information
Base Curb Weight (lbs)
3232 2701
Wheels
Spare Wheel Size (in)
Compact NA
Rear Wheel Material
Aluminum Aluminum
Rear Wheel Size (in)
18 X 8 16 X 6.5
Front Wheel Material
Aluminum Aluminum
Spare Wheel Material
Steel NA
Front Wheel Size (in)
18 X 8 16 X 6.5
Electrical
Cold Cranking Amps @ 0° F (Primary)
330 480
Maximum Alternator Capacity (amps)
140 150
Engine
Engine Type
Intercooled Turbo Regular Unleaded I-4 Premium Unleaded I-4
Fuel System
Gasoline Direct Injection Sequential MPI
SAE Net Torque @ RPM
184 @ 1500 118 @ 4250
Engine Order Code
NA NA
Displacement
1.8 L/110 1.6 L/98
SAE Net Horsepower @ RPM
170 @ 6200 121 @ 6000
Mileage
EPA Fuel Economy Est - City (MPG)
24 28
Fuel Economy Est-Combined (MPG)
27 31
EPA Fuel Economy Est - Hwy (MPG)
32 35
Transmission
Reverse Ratio (:1)
3.19 3.14
Second Gear Ratio (:1)
2.37 1.79
Trans Order Code
NA NA
Fourth Gear Ratio (:1)
1.16 0.91
Trans Description Cont.
Automatic w/OD Manual w/OD
Sixth Gear Ratio (:1)
0.67 0.68
First Gear Ratio (:1)
4.04 3.21
Final Drive Axle Ratio (:1)
3.87 4.35
Third Gear Ratio (:1)
1.56 1.19
Trans Type
6 6
Drivetrain
Front Wheel Drive Front Wheel Drive
Fifth Gear Ratio (:1)
0.85 0.78
Trans Description Cont. Again
NA NA
Summary
Body Style
Convertible Convertible
Vehicle Name
Volkswagen Beetle Convertible MINI Cooper Convertible
Suspension
Suspension Type - Front
Strut Strut
Suspension Type - Front (Cont.)
Strut Strut
Suspension Type - Rear
Multi-Link Multi-Link
Suspension Type - Rear (Cont.)
Multi-Link Multi-Link
Emissions
Tons/yr of CO2 Emissions @ 15K mi/year
6.7 (Est) 5.8
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
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Combined Side Rating Rear Seat
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Rollover Rating

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