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2010 MINI Cooper Base

2dr Hatchback

2010 Volkswagen Golf TDI

2dr Hatchback

2010 MINI Cooper
(2010 MINI Cooper 2dr Hatchback shown)
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2010 Volkswagen Golf
(2010 Volkswagen Golf 2dr Hatchback shown)
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MSRP $18,800 $22,155
Destination Charge $700 $750
Invoice Price $17,100 $21,122
Total List Price $19,500 $22,905
Available Engines 118-hp, 1.6-liter I-4 (premium) 140-hp, 2.0-liter I-4 (diesel)
Available Transmissions 6-speed manual w/OD 6-speed automatic w/OD and auto-manual 6-speed manual w/OD 6-speed auto-shift manual w/OD and auto-manual
Fuel Economy City 28 mpg 30 mpg
Fuel Economy Highway 37 mpg 41 mpg
NHTSA Crash Test Data    
Front, Passenger's -
Front, Driver's -
Side, Rear Seat -
Other, Overall Rollover Rating -
Side, Front Seat -
Side - Barrier, Side Barrier Rating Driver -
Side - Barrier, Side Barrier Rating Passenger Rear Seat -
IIHS Crash Test Data    
Moderate overlap front, Right Leg/Foot Good Marginal
Side, Driver Torso Good Good
Side, Driver Pelvis/Leg Acceptable Good
Moderate overlap front, Restraints Good Good
Head Restraints and Seats, Seat Head/Restraint Geometry Good -
Side, Rear Passenger Pelvis/Leg Good Good
Moderate overlap front, Head/Neck Acceptable Good
Side, Driver Head and Neck Good Good
Side, Rear Passenger Head Protection Good Good
Side, Rear Passenger Head and Neck Good Good
Side, Rear Passenger Torso Marginal Good
Head Restraints and Seats, Overall Rear Good -
Moderate overlap front, Chest Good Good
Moderate overlap front, Left Leg/Foot Good Good
Head Restraints and Seats, Dynamic Rating Good -
Moderate overlap front, Overall Front Good Good
Side, Structure/safety cage Good Good
Moderate overlap front, Structure/safety cage Good Good
Other, Roof Strength Acceptable Good
Side, Overall Side Acceptable Good
Side, Driver Head Protection Good Good
Overview 2010 MINI Cooper Base 2010 Volkswagen Golf TDI
Safety Overview Standard:
driver and passenger front impact airbags, ABS brakes, immobilizer
driver and passenger front impact airbags, rear center 3 point seatbelt, ABS brakes, immobilizer
Available:
immobilizer
N/A
Drive-Type Overview front wheel drive front wheel drive
Audio Overview Standard:
AM/FM/Satellite-prep, seek-scan, in-dash mounted single CD, MP3 decoder, remote CD compatible, 6, theft deterrent, integrated roof diversity antenna, radio steering wheel controls
Standard:
AM/FM/Satellite, seek-scan, in-dash mounted 6-disc CD changer, MP3 decoder, 8, theft deterrent, window grid diversity antenna, radio steering wheel controls
Available:
AM/FM/HD/Satellite-prep, seek-scan, in-dash mounted single CD, MP3 decoder, remote CD compatible
Available:
8 brand, amplifier, theft deterrent, radio steering wheel controls
Available:
AM/FM/Satellite, seek-scan, in-dash mounted single CD, MP3 decoder, remote CD compatible
Available:
AM/FM/Satellite, seek-scan, in-dash mounted single CD, MP3 decoder
Available:
AM/FM/HD/Satellite, seek-scan, in-dash mounted single CD, MP3 decoder, remote CD compatible
N/A
Available:
10 brand, amplifier, theft deterrent, radio steering wheel controls
N/A
Available:
AM/FM/Satellite-prep, seek-scan, in-dash mounted single CD, MP3 decoder, remote CD compatible
N/A
Available:
theft deterrent, radio steering wheel controls
N/A
Interior 2010 MINI Cooper Base 2010 Volkswagen Golf TDI
Air conditioning, front Standard:
manual
manual
Available:
automatic
N/A
Air filter Standard Standard
Underseat ducts Standard Standard
Auxiliary visors driver side N/A
Cargo concealed storage N/A Standard
Cargo tie downs Standard Standard
Clock in-dash in-dash
Compass N/A Standard
Cruise control Standard Standard
Cup holders front and rear front and rear
Gear shift knob trim leatherette leather
12V DC power outlet 2 2
Overhead console mini mini with storage
Floor console full full
Floor mats Available:
carpeted front & rear
Standard:
carpeted front & rear
N/A Available:
rubber front & rear
Front windows power power
Rear windows fixed fixed
1-Touch Window Up driver and passenger driver and passenger
1-Touch Window Down driver and passenger driver and passenger
Programmable garage door opener Available N/A
Instrumentation analog analog
Driver information center Standard Standard
Tachometer Standard Standard
Trip computer Standard Standard
Water temp gauge N/A Standard
Low fuel warning Standard Standard
Service interval warning Standard Standard
Exterior temperature display Standard Standard
Lighting - glovebox Standard Standard
Lighting - map lights front N/A
Lighting - dome light fade fade
Lighting - cargo light Standard Standard
Illuminated vanity mirrors driver and passenger N/A
Rear window defogger Standard Standard
Rearview mirror Standard:
day-night
day-night
Available:
auto-dimming day-night
N/A
Mirrors - visor vanity mirrors driver and passenger driver and passenger
Retained accessory power Standard Standard
Seatback storage pockets 2 2
Tilt-Wheel adjustable steering column Standard Standard
Steering wheel material Standard:
leather/metal-look
leather
Available:
leather/simulated wood
N/A
Seats 2010 MINI Cooper Base 2010 Volkswagen Golf TDI
Front seat type Standard:
bucket
sport
Available:
sport
N/A
Seating capacity 4 passengers 5 passengers
Front seat driver direction controls 6-way 6-way
Front passenger seat direction controls 6-way 6-way
Lumbar support Available:
driver and passenger
driver and passenger
Front armrests Available:
center
center
Front head restraints adjustable adjustable
Heated front seats Available:
driver and front passenger heated-cushion, heated-seatback
Available:
driver and front passenger heated-cushion, heated-seatback
Rear seats 50-50 bench 60-40 bench
Rear armrest N/A with pass-thru
Rear head restraints 2 - adjustable 3 - adjustable
Seat trim Standard:
leatherette
cloth
Available:
cloth
N/A
Available:
cloth/leather
N/A
Available:
leather
N/A
Entertainment 2010 MINI Cooper Base 2010 Volkswagen Golf TDI
Radio Standard:
AM/FM/Satellite-prep, seek-scan
AM/FM/Satellite, seek-scan
Available:
AM/FM/HD/Satellite-prep, seek-scan
N/A
Available:
AM/FM/Satellite, seek-scan
N/A
Available:
AM/FM/HD/Satellite, seek-scan
N/A
CD player in-dash mounted single Standard:
in-dash mounted 6-disc
N/A Available:
in-dash mounted single
CD changer compatible Standard N/A
MP3 capability Standard Standard
Auxiliary audio input Standard Standard
DVD-Audio N/A Available
Steering wheel audio controls Standard Standard
Voice recognition Available N/A
Speakers Standard:
6
Standard:
8
Available:
10 brand
Available:
8 brand
Amplifier Available Available
Speed-Sensitive Volume Standard Standard
Entertainment system N/A Available:
with DVD
Navigation system Available:
with voice activation
Available
1st row LCD screen Available:
1
1
Bluetooth Compatibility Available Available
Safety and Security 2010 MINI Cooper Base 2010 Volkswagen Golf TDI
Airbags, frontal driver and front passenger driver and front passenger
Airbags, side impact seat mounted, driver and passenger seat mounted, driver and passenger
Airbags, side curtain curtain 1st and 2nd row curtain 1st and 2nd row
Occupant sensor Standard Standard
Traction control ABS and driveline ABS and driveline
Height adjustable safety belts N/A front
Seatbelt pretensioners front front
Headlights Standard:
halogen
Standard:
halogen
Available:
high intensity low/high beam
Available:
high intensity low/high beam
Exterior light control Standard:
auto off
N/A
Available:
fully automatic
N/A
Delay off headlamps Standard N/A
Headlight washer Standard N/A
Daytime running lights Standard Standard
Directionally adaptive headlights N/A Available
Door curb lights 2 N/A
Illuminated entry Standard Standard
Parking assist Available N/A
Remote keyless entry keyfob (all doors) keyfob (all doors)
Keyless access system Available N/A
Panic alarm Available Standard
Door locks power with 2 stage unlock power with 2 stage unlock
Content theft-deterrent alarm system Available Standard
Ignition disable Standard Standard
Theft deterrent radio Standard Standard
Low tire pressure warning Standard Standard
Warranty 2010 MINI Cooper Base 2010 Volkswagen Golf TDI
Warranty - Basic (mths/miles) 48/50,000 36/36,000
Warranty - Power Train (mths/miles) 48/50,000 60/60,000
Warranty - Corrosion/Perforation (mths/miles) 144/unlimited 144/unlimited
Warranty - Roadside Assistance (mths/miles) 48/unlimited 36/36,000
Warranty - Maintenance (mths/miles) 36/36,000 36/36,000
Exterior 2010 MINI Cooper Base 2010 Volkswagen Golf TDI
Antenna integrated roof window grid
Body material fully galvanized steel fully galvanized steel
Paint Standard:
clearcoat monotone
clearcoat monotone
Available:
clearcoat two-tone
N/A
Available:
metallic monotone
N/A
Grille trim chrome black
Fog/driving lights Available:
front
front
Available:
rear
N/A
Door count 2 doors 2 doors
Rear cargo door liftgate liftgate
Tinted windows light light
Rear window type fixed fixed
Mirrors dual power remote dual power remote
Heated side mirrors Available Standard
Sunroof Available:
1st row exterior power sliding and tilting glass
Available:
1st row regular express open/close sliding and tilting glass
2nd row sunroof Available:
exterior power tilting glass with sunshade
N/A
Spoiler lip N/A
Tires Standard:
P175/65HR15.0 BSW AS
P225/45HR17.0 BSW performance AS
Available:
P195/55VR16.0 BSW run flat performance
N/A
Available:
P205/45WR17.0 BSW run flat performance
N/A
Available:
P175/65HR15.0 BSW run flat AS
N/A
Wheels Standard:
15" silver aluminum
17" silver aluminum
Available:
17" silver aluminum
N/A
Available:
16" silver aluminum
N/A
Available:
17" painted aluminum
N/A
Available:
black aluminum
N/A
Available:
painted aluminum
N/A
Spare tire and wheel compact steel full-size steel
Windshield wipers - front variable intermittent variable intermittent
Windshield wipers - rain sensing Available N/A
Rear window wipers fixed interval fixed interval
Fender flares Standard N/A
Mud flaps N/A Available
Mechanical 2010 MINI Cooper Base 2010 Volkswagen Golf TDI
Engine 1.6L I-4 2.0L I-4
Engine - valvetrain DOHC DOHC
Turbocharger N/A intercooled turbo
Brakes 4-wheel disc 4-wheel disc
Antilock braking system (ABS) 4-wheel 4-wheel
Brake assist Standard Standard
Drive type front-wheel front-wheel
Exhaust stainless steel stainless steel
Steering rack & pinion rack & pinion
Speed sensitive steering Standard Standard
Suspension tuning Standard:
regular
sport
Available:
sport
N/A
Front suspension type strut strut
Front anti-roll bar Standard Standard
Front shocks gas-pressurized gas-pressurized
Front springs coil coil
Rear suspension type multi-link multi-link
Rear anti-roll bar Standard Standard
Rear shocks gas-pressurized gas-pressurized
Rear springs coil coil
Electronic stability system Standard Standard
Tiptronic automatic Available Available
Transmission Standard:
6-spd man w/OD
Standard:
6-spd man w/OD
Available:
6-spd auto w/OD
Available:
6-spd auto-shift man w/OD
Axle ratio Standard:
4.35
Standard:
3.45
Available:
4.10
Available:
4.12
Locking/limited slip differential Available N/A
Specifications 2010 MINI Cooper Base 2010 Volkswagen Golf TDI
Exterior length 145.6 " 165.4 "
Exterior body width 66.3 " 70.3 "
Exterior height 55.4 " 58.3 "
Engine 1.6L I-4 2.0L I-4
Horsepower 118 @ 6,000 rpm 140 @ 4,000 rpm
Torque 114 @ 4,250 rpm 236 @ 1,750 rpm
Fuel economy - city 28 mpg 30 mpg
Fuel economy - highway 37 mpg 41 mpg
Bore-and-Stroke 3.03 / 3.38 " 3.19 / 3.76 "
Curb weight Standard:
2,568 lbs.
Standard:
2,994 lbs.
Available:
2,646 lbs.
Available:
3,041 lbs.
Gross vehicle weight rating (GVWR) Standard:
3,362 lbs.
Standard:
4,256 lbs.
Available:
3,461 lbs.
Available:
4,300 lbs.
Front gross axle weight rating (GAWR) 1,918 lbs. N/A
Rear gross axle weight rating (GAWR) 1,664 lbs. N/A
Payload 816 lbs. Standard:
1,100 lbs.
N/A Available:
1,098 lbs.
Wheelbase 97.1 " 101.5 "
Front track 57.4 " 60.7 "
Rear track 57.8 " 59.6 "
Turning radius 17.5 ' 17.9 '
Drag coefficient .35 .32
Front legroom 41.7 " 41.2 "
Rear legroom 27.9 " 35.5 "
Front headroom 38.8 " 39.3 "
Rear headroom 37.6 " 38.5 "
Front shoulder room 50.3 " 54.7 "
Rear shoulder room 44.7 " 52.8 "
Luggage volume 5.7 cu.ft. 15.0 cu.ft.
Luggage volume (max) 24.0 cu.ft. 46.0 cu.ft.
Passenger volume N/A 93 cu.ft.
Fuel tank 10.6 gal. 14.5 gal.