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2012 MINI Cooper S Base

2dr Coupe

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