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2012 MINI Cooper Base

2dr Coupe

2012 MINI Cooper S Base

2dr Coupe

2012 MINI John Cooper Works Base

2dr Coupe

2012 MINI Cooper
(2012 MINI Cooper 2dr Coupe shown)
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2012 MINI Cooper S
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2012 MINI John Cooper Works
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MSRP $21,300 $24,600 $31,200
Destination Charge $700 $700 $700
Invoice Price $19,170 $22,140 $28,080
Total List Price $22,000 $25,300 $31,900
Available Engines 121-hp, 1.6-liter I-4 (premium) 181-hp, 1.6-liter I-4 (premium) 208-hp, 1.6-liter I-4 (premium)
Available Transmissions 6-speed manual w/OD 6-speed automatic w/OD and auto-manual 6-speed manual w/OD 6-speed automatic w/OD and auto-manual 6-speed manual w/OD
Fuel Economy City 29 mpg 27 mpg 25 mpg
Fuel Economy Highway 37 mpg 35 mpg 33 mpg
NHTSA Crash Test Data      
Other, Overall Rollover Rating
IIHS Crash Test Data      
Moderate overlap front, Right Leg/Foot Good Good -
Side, Driver Torso Good Good -
Side, Driver Pelvis/Leg Acceptable Acceptable -
Moderate overlap front, Restraints Good Good -
Head Restraints and Seats, Seat Head/Restraint Geometry Good Good -
Side, Rear Passenger Pelvis/Leg Good Good -
Moderate overlap front, Head/Neck Acceptable Acceptable -
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 Marginal -
Head Restraints and Seats, Overall Rear Good Good -
Moderate overlap front, Chest Good Good -
Moderate overlap front, Left Leg/Foot Good Good -
Head Restraints and Seats, Dynamic Rating Good Good -
Moderate overlap front, Overall Front Good Good -
Side, Structure/safety cage Acceptable Acceptable -
Moderate overlap front, Structure/safety cage Good Good -
Other, Roof Strength Acceptable Acceptable -
Side, Overall Side Acceptable Acceptable -
Side, Driver Head Protection Good Good -
Overview 2012 MINI Cooper Base 2012 MINI Cooper S Base 2012 MINI John Cooper Works Base
Safety Overview Standard:
driver and passenger front impact airbags, ABS brakes, immobilizer
Standard:
driver and passenger front impact airbags, ABS brakes, immobilizer
Standard:
driver and passenger front impact airbags, ABS brakes, immobilizer
Available:
immobilizer
Available:
immobilizer
Available:
immobilizer
Drive-Type Overview front wheel drive front wheel drive front wheel drive
Audio Overview Standard:
AM/FM/HD/Satellite, seek-scan, in-dash mounted single CD, MP3 decoder, remote CD compatible, 6, theft deterrent, fixed diversity antenna, radio steering wheel controls
Standard:
AM/FM/HD/Satellite, seek-scan, in-dash mounted single CD, MP3 decoder, remote CD compatible, 6, theft deterrent, fixed diversity antenna, radio steering wheel controls
Standard:
AM/FM/HD/Satellite, seek-scan, in-dash mounted single CD, MP3 decoder, remote CD compatible, 6, theft deterrent, fixed diversity antenna, radio steering wheel controls
Available:
10 brand, amplifier, theft deterrent, radio steering wheel controls
Available:
10 brand, amplifier, theft deterrent, radio steering wheel controls
Available:
10 brand, amplifier, theft deterrent, radio steering wheel controls
Available:
AM/FM/HD/Satellite, seek-scan, in-dash mounted single CD, MP3 decoder, remote CD compatible, theft deterrent, radio steering wheel controls
Available:
AM/FM/HD/Satellite, seek-scan, in-dash mounted single CD, MP3 decoder, remote CD compatible, theft deterrent, radio steering wheel controls
Available:
AM/FM/HD/Satellite, seek-scan, in-dash mounted single CD, MP3 decoder, remote CD compatible, theft deterrent, radio steering wheel controls
Available:
theft deterrent, radio steering wheel controls
Available:
theft deterrent, radio steering wheel controls
Available:
theft deterrent, radio steering wheel controls
Available:
AM/FM/HD/Satellite, seek-scan, in-dash mounted single CD, MP3 decoder, remote CD compatible
Available:
AM/FM/HD/Satellite, seek-scan, in-dash mounted single CD, MP3 decoder, remote CD compatible
Available:
AM/FM/HD/Satellite, seek-scan, in-dash mounted single CD, MP3 decoder, remote CD compatible
Interior 2012 MINI Cooper Base 2012 MINI Cooper S Base 2012 MINI John Cooper Works Base
Air conditioning, front Standard:
manual
Standard:
manual
Standard:
manual
Available:
automatic
Available:
automatic
Available:
automatic
Air filter Standard Standard Standard
Cargo concealed storage Standard Standard Standard
Cargo tie downs Standard Standard Standard
Cell phone Available:
pre-wiring
Available:
pre-wiring
Available:
pre-wiring
Clock in-dash in-dash in-dash
Cruise control Standard Standard Standard
Cup holders front front front
Gear shift knob trim leatherette leatherette leatherette
12V DC power outlet 2 2 2
Overhead console mini mini mini
Floor console full full full
Floor mats carpet front carpet front carpet front
Front windows power power power
Rear windows fixed fixed fixed
1-Touch Window Up driver and passenger driver and passenger driver and passenger
1-Touch Window Down driver and passenger driver and passenger driver and passenger
Instrumentation analog analog analog
Driver information center Standard Standard Standard
Tachometer Standard Standard Standard
Trip computer Standard Standard Standard
Low fuel warning Standard Standard Standard
Service interval warning Standard Standard Standard
Exterior temperature display Standard Standard Standard
Lighting - glovebox Standard Standard Standard
Lighting - map lights front front front
Lighting - dome light fade fade fade
Lighting - cargo light Standard Standard Standard
Illuminated vanity mirrors driver and passenger driver and passenger driver and passenger
Rear window defogger Standard Standard Standard
Rearview mirror Standard:
day-night
Standard:
day-night
Standard:
day-night
Available:
auto-dimming day-night
Available:
auto-dimming day-night
Available:
auto-dimming day-night
Mirrors - visor vanity mirrors driver and passenger driver and passenger driver and passenger
Retained accessory power Standard Standard Standard
Seatback storage pockets 2 2 2
Tilt-Wheel adjustable steering column Standard Standard Standard
Steering wheel material leather leather leather
Seats 2012 MINI Cooper Base 2012 MINI Cooper S Base 2012 MINI John Cooper Works Base
Front seat type Standard:
bucket
sport sport
Available:
sport
N/A N/A
Seating capacity 2 passengers 2 passengers 2 passengers
Front seat driver direction controls 6-way 6-way 6-way
Front passenger seat direction controls 6-way 6-way 6-way
Lumbar support Available:
driver and passenger
Available:
driver and passenger
Available:
driver and passenger
Front armrests Available:
center
Available:
center
Available:
center
Front head restraints adjustable adjustable adjustable
Heated front seats Available:
driver and front passenger heated-cushion, heated-seatback
Available:
driver and front passenger heated-cushion, heated-seatback
Available:
driver and front passenger heated-cushion, heated-seatback
Seat trim Standard:
leatherette
Standard:
leatherette
Standard:
cloth
Available:
cloth
Available:
cloth
Available:
cloth/leather
Available:
cloth/leather
Available:
cloth/leather
Available:
leather/leatherette
Available:
leather/leatherette
Available:
leather/leatherette
Available:
leatherette
Available:
leather
Available:
leather
Available:
leather
Entertainment 2012 MINI Cooper Base 2012 MINI Cooper S Base 2012 MINI John Cooper Works Base
Radio AM/FM/HD/Satellite, seek-scan AM/FM/HD/Satellite, seek-scan AM/FM/HD/Satellite, seek-scan
CD player in-dash mounted single in-dash mounted single in-dash mounted single
CD changer compatible Standard Standard Standard
MP3 capability Standard Standard Standard
Auxiliary audio input Standard Standard Standard
Steering wheel audio controls Standard Standard Standard
Voice recognition Available Available Available
Speakers Standard:
6
Standard:
6
Standard:
6
Available:
10 brand
Available:
10 brand
Available:
10 brand
Amplifier Available Available Available
Speed-Sensitive Volume Standard Standard Standard
Navigation system Available:
with voice activation
Available:
with voice activation
Available:
with voice activation
1st row LCD screen Available:
1
Available:
1
Available:
1
Bluetooth Compatibility Available Available Available
Safety and Security 2012 MINI Cooper Base 2012 MINI Cooper S Base 2012 MINI John Cooper Works Base
Airbags, frontal driver and front passenger driver and front passenger driver and front passenger
Airbags, side impact seat mounted, driver and passenger seat mounted, driver and passenger seat mounted, driver and passenger
Occupant sensor Standard Standard Standard
Traction control ABS and driveline ABS and driveline ABS and driveline
Seatbelt pretensioners front front front
Headlights Standard:
halogen
Standard:
halogen
Standard:
halogen
Available:
high intensity low/high beam
Available:
high intensity low/high beam
Available:
high intensity low/high beam
Exterior light control Standard:
auto off
Standard:
auto off
Standard:
auto off
Available:
fully automatic
Available:
fully automatic
Available:
fully automatic
Delay off headlamps Standard Standard Standard
Headlight washer Standard Standard Standard
Daytime running lights Standard Standard Standard
Directionally adaptive headlights Available Available Available
Door curb lights 2 2 2
Illuminated entry Standard Standard Standard
Parking assist Available Available Available
Remote keyless entry keyfob (all doors) keyfob (all doors) keyfob (all doors)
Keyless access system Available Available Available
Panic alarm Available Available Available
Door locks power with 2 stage unlock power with 2 stage unlock power with 2 stage unlock
Content theft-deterrent alarm system Available Available Available
Ignition disable Standard Standard Standard
Theft deterrent radio Standard Standard Standard
Low tire pressure warning Standard Standard Standard
Warranty 2012 MINI Cooper Base 2012 MINI Cooper S Base 2012 MINI John Cooper Works Base
Warranty - Basic (mths/miles) 48/50,000 48/50,000 48/50,000
Warranty - Power Train (mths/miles) 48/50,000 48/50,000 48/50,000
Warranty - Corrosion/Perforation (mths/miles) 144/unlimited 144/unlimited 144/unlimited
Warranty - Roadside Assistance (mths/miles) 48/unlimited 48/unlimited 48/unlimited
Warranty - Maintenance (mths/miles) 36/36,000 36/36,000 36/36,000
Exterior 2012 MINI Cooper Base 2012 MINI Cooper S Base 2012 MINI John Cooper Works Base
Antenna fixed fixed fixed
Body material fully galvanized steel fully galvanized steel fully galvanized steel
Paint Standard:
clearcoat two-tone
Standard:
clearcoat two-tone
Standard:
clearcoat two-tone
Available:
metallic two-tone
Available:
metallic two-tone
Available:
metallic two-tone
Grille trim chrome black w/chrome surround black w/chrome surround
Fog/driving lights Available:
front
Standard:
front
Standard:
front
Available:
rear
Available:
front and rear
Available:
front and rear
Door count 2 doors 2 doors 2 doors
Rear cargo door liftgate liftgate liftgate
Tinted windows light light light
Rear window type fixed fixed fixed
Mirrors dual power remote dual power remote dual power remote
Heated side mirrors Available Available Available
Mirrors, auto dimming Available:
driver and passenger
Available:
driver and passenger
Available:
driver and passenger
Spoiler power power power
Tires Standard:
P175/65HR15.0 BSW AS
Standard:
P195/55VR16.0 BSW run flat AS
P205/45WR17.0 BSW run flat performance
Available:
P195/55VR16.0 BSW run flat performance
Available:
P205/45WR17.0 BSW run flat performance
N/A
Available:
P205/45WR17.0 BSW run flat performance
Available:
P195/55HR16.0 BSW run flat AS
N/A
Available:
P175/65HR15.0 BSW run flat AS
N/A N/A
Wheels Standard:
15" silver aluminum
Standard:
16" silver aluminum
Standard:
17" silver aluminum
Available:
16" silver aluminum
Available:
17" silver aluminum
Available:
17" black aluminum
Available:
17" silver aluminum
Available:
17" black aluminum
Available:
black aluminum
Available:
17" black aluminum
Available:
black aluminum
N/A
Available:
black aluminum
N/A N/A
Spare tire and wheel compact steel N/A N/A
Windshield wipers - front variable intermittent variable intermittent variable intermittent
Windshield wipers - rain sensing Available Available Available
Fender flares Standard Standard Standard
Mechanical 2012 MINI Cooper Base 2012 MINI Cooper S Base 2012 MINI John Cooper Works Base
Engine 1.6L I-4 1.6L I-4 1.6L I-4
Engine - valvetrain DOHC DOHC DOHC
Turbocharger N/A intercooled turbo intercooled turbo
Brakes 4-wheel disc 4-wheel disc 4-wheel disc
Antilock braking system (ABS) 4-wheel 4-wheel 4-wheel
Brake assist Standard Standard Standard
Drive type front-wheel front-wheel front-wheel
Exhaust stainless steel stainless steel stainless steel
Steering rack & pinion rack & pinion rack & pinion
Speed sensitive steering Standard Standard Standard
Suspension tuning Standard:
regular
Standard:
firm
Standard:
firm
Available:
sport
Available:
sport
Available:
sport
Front suspension type strut strut strut
Front anti-roll bar Standard Standard Standard
Front shocks gas-pressurized gas-pressurized gas-pressurized
Front springs coil coil coil
Rear suspension type multi-link multi-link multi-link
Rear anti-roll bar Standard Standard Standard
Rear shocks gas-pressurized gas-pressurized gas-pressurized
Rear springs coil coil coil
Electronic stability system Standard Standard Standard
Tiptronic automatic Available Available N/A
Transmission Standard:
6-spd man w/OD
Standard:
6-spd man w/OD
6-spd man w/OD
Available:
6-spd auto w/OD
Available:
6-spd auto w/OD
N/A
Axle ratio Standard:
4.35
Standard:
3.71
3.71
Available:
4.10
Available:
3.68
N/A
Locking/limited slip differential Available Available Standard
Specifications 2012 MINI Cooper Base 2012 MINI Cooper S Base 2012 MINI John Cooper Works Base
Exterior length 146.8 " 147.0 " 148.0 "
Exterior body width 66.3 " 66.3 " 66.3 "
Exterior height 54.3 " 54.5 " 54.5 "
Engine 1.6L I-4 1.6L I-4 1.6L I-4
Horsepower 121 @ 6,000 rpm 181 @ 5,500 rpm 208 @ 6,000 rpm
Torque 118 @ 4,250 rpm 177 @ 1,600 rpm 192 @ 1,850 rpm
Fuel economy - city 29 mpg 27 mpg 25 mpg
Fuel economy - highway 37 mpg 35 mpg 33 mpg
Bore-and-Stroke 3.03 / 3.38 " 3.03 / 3.38 " 3.03 / 3.38 "
Curb weight Standard:
2,557 lbs.
Standard:
2,679 lbs.
2,701 lbs.
Available:
2,635 lbs.
Available:
2,734 lbs.
N/A
Gross vehicle weight rating (GVWR) Standard:
3,175 lbs.
Standard:
3,252 lbs.
3,252 lbs.
Available:
3,252 lbs.
Available:
3,307 lbs.
N/A
Front gross axle weight rating (GAWR) Standard:
1,786 lbs.
Standard:
1,885 lbs.
1,885 lbs.
Available:
1,863 lbs.
Available:
1,940 lbs.
N/A
Rear gross axle weight rating (GAWR) 1,411 lbs. 1,411 lbs. 1,411 lbs.
Payload 507 lbs. 507 lbs. 507 lbs.
Wheelbase 97.1 " 97.1 " 97.1 "
Front track 57.4 " 57.4 " 57.2 "
Rear track 57.8 " 57.8 " 57.5 "
Turning radius 17.5 ' 17.5 ' 17.5 '
Ground clearance 5.5 " 5.5 " 5.5 "
Drag coefficient .33 .37 .35
Front legroom 41.7 " 41.7 " 41.7 "
Front headroom 38.4 " 38.4 " 38.4 "
Front shoulder room 50.3 " 50.3 " 50.3 "
Luggage volume 9.8 cu.ft. 9.8 cu.ft. 9.8 cu.ft.
Luggage volume (max) 9.8 cu.ft. 9.8 cu.ft. 9.8 cu.ft.
Fuel tank 13.2 gal. 13.2 gal. 13.2 gal.