Compare 2017 Volkswagen Golf vs 2017 MINI Cooper

2017 Volkswagen Golf
2017 MINI Cooper
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1.8T 4-Door Manual S
Style MPG City MPG Hwy Invoice MSRP
1.8T 4-Door Manual S 25 36 $19,099 $19,895
1.8T 4-Door Automatic S 25 35 $20,155 $20,995
1.8T Manual S 25 35 $20,718 $21,580
1.8T 4-Door Manual Wolfsburg Edition 25 36 $20,705 $21,595
1.8T Automatic S 25 34 $21,773 $22,680
1.8T 4-Door Automatic Wolfsburg Edition 25 35 $21,761 $22,795
1.8T Manual 4MOTION S 22 32 $22,877 $23,830
1.8T Automatic 4MOTION S 22 30 $23,932 $24,930
2.0T 2-Door Manual S 24 34 $23,995 $24,995
1.8T 4-Door Automatic SE 25 35 $24,427 $25,445
2.0T 4-Door Manual S 24 34 $24,571 $25,595
2.0T 2-Door DSG S 24 32 $25,051 $26,095
2.0T 4-Door DSG S 24 32 $25,627 $26,695
1.8T Automatic SE 25 34 $25,948 $27,030
1.8T 4-Door Automatic SEL 25 35 $26,875 $27,995
2.0T 4-Door Manual Sport 24 34 $26,875 $27,995
2.0T 4-Door DSG Sport 24 32 $27,931 $29,095
1.8T Automatic SEL 25 34 $28,772 $29,970
2.0T 4-Door Manual SE 24 34 $29,555 $30,890
2.0T 4-Door DSG SE 24 32 $30,611 $31,990
2.0T 4-Door Manual Automaticbahn 24 34 $32,651 $34,095
2.0T 4-Door DSG Automaticbahn 24 32 $33,707 $35,195
2017 MINI Cooper
Pricing
Invoice Price
$19,099
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Manufacturer Suggested Retail Price
$19,895
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Monthly Payment Estimate
$332 / month
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The Car Connection's Take
TCC Rating
6.5
6.7
TCC’s Bottom Line
There's a Golf for nearly every taste and need—Golf, Golf GTI, Golf SportWagen— and don't forget about the EV eGolf, which is very balanced and fun to drive. 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
25 mpg -
Highway
36 mpg -
Vehicle
EPA Classification
Compact Cars -
Interior Dimensions
Passenger Capacity
5 -
Front Leg Room (in)
41.2 -
Second Head Room (in)
38.1 -
Second Shoulder Room (in)
53.9 -
Front Head Room (in)
38.4 -
Passenger Volume (ft³)
93.5 -
Front Shoulder Room (in)
55.9 -
Second Leg Room (in)
35.6 -
Exterior Dimensions
Track Width, Rear (in)
59.8 -
Wheelbase (in)
103.8 -
Width, Max w/o mirrors (in)
70.8 -
Track Width, Front (in)
61 -
Min Ground Clearance (in)
5.4 -
Length, Overall (in)
167.5 -
Height, Overall (in)
57.2 -
Cargo Area Dimensions
Cargo Volume with Rear Seat Up (ft³)
22.8 -
Cargo Volume with Rear Seat Down (ft³)
52.7 -
Brakes
Rear Brake Rotor Diam x Thickness (in)
10.7 -
Brake Type
4-Wheel Disc -
Rear Drum Diam x Width (in)
NA -
Disc - Front (Yes or )
Yes -
Front Brake Rotor Diam x Thickness (in)
11.3 -
Drum - Rear (Yes or )
NA -
Brake ABS System
4-Wheel -
Disc - Rear (Yes or )
Yes -
Fuel Tank
Fuel Tank Capacity, Approx (gal)
13.2 -
Steering
Turning Diameter - Curb to Curb (ft)
35.8 -
Steering Type
Rack-Pinion -
Tires
Spare Tire Order Code
NA -
Rear Tire Size
P195/65HR15 -
Rear Tire Order Code
NA -
Front Tire Size
P195/65HR15 -
Spare Tire Size
Compact -
Front Tire Order Code
NA -
Weight Information
Base Curb Weight (lbs)
2963 -
Wheels
Front Wheel Material
Aluminum -
Spare Wheel Material
Steel -
Front Wheel Size (in)
15 X 6 -
Spare Wheel Size (in)
Compact -
Rear Wheel Material
Aluminum -
Rear Wheel Size (in)
15 X 6 -
Electrical
Cold Cranking Amps @ 0° F (Primary)
480 -
Maximum Alternator Capacity (amps)
140 -
Engine
Engine Type
Intercooled Turbo Regular Unleaded I-4 -
Fuel System
Gasoline Direct Injection -
SAE Net Torque @ RPM
184 @ 1600 -
Engine Order Code
NA -
Displacement
1.8 L/110 -
SAE Net Horsepower @ RPM
170 @ 4500 -
Mileage
EPA Fuel Economy Est - City (MPG)
25 -
Fuel Economy Est-Combined (MPG)
29 -
EPA Fuel Economy Est - Hwy (MPG)
36 -
Transmission
Final Drive Axle Ratio (:1)
3.39 -
Second Gear Ratio (:1)
2.12 -
Trans Order Code
NA -
Fourth Gear Ratio (:1)
0.87 -
Trans Description Cont.
Manual w/OD -
Reverse Ratio (:1)
3.60 -
First Gear Ratio (:1)
3.78 -
Third Gear Ratio (:1)
1.27 -
Trans Type
5 -
Drivetrain
Front Wheel Drive -
Fifth Gear Ratio (:1)
0.66 -
Trans Description Cont. Again
NA -
Summary
Body Style
Hatchback -
Vehicle Name
Volkswagen Golf -
Suspension
Suspension Type - Rear
Multi-Link -
Suspension Type - Rear (Cont.)
Multi-Link -
Suspension Type - Front
Strut -
Suspension Type - Front (Cont.)
Strut -
Emissions
Tons/yr of CO2 Emissions @ 15K mi/year
6.0 -
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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