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Here's how the 2017 MINI Convertible and the 2017 Volkswagen Beetle measure up.
$25,950
Starting MSRP
$19,995
Starting MSRP

Overview

Door
2-door 2-door -
Seats
4 4 -
Engine

134.0-hp, 1.5-liter, 3 Cylinder Engine(Gasoline Fuel)

170.0-hp, 1.8-liter, 4 Cylinder Engine(Gasoline Fuel)

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Combined MPG
30 28 -
Size
151.1" length, 55.7" height 168.4" length, 58.5" height -
Drivetrain
Front Wheel Drive Front Wheel Drive -

Exterior color

Exterior color

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Interior color

Interior color

Carbon Black

Malt Brown

Black Pearl

Satellite Gray

Dark Truffle

Platinum

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Transmissions

Transmissions

6-Speed A/T

M/T

6-Speed M/T

A/T

Transmission w/Dual Shift Mode

6-Speed A/T

A/T

Transmission w/Dual Shift Mode

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Vehicle

EPA Classification
Minicompact Cars Compact Cars -

Wheels

Spare Wheel Size
Compact in Compact in -
Front Wheel Material
Aluminum Aluminum -
Spare Wheel Material
Steel Steel -
Rear Wheel Size
15 X 5.5 in 16 X 6.5 in -
Rear Wheel Material
Aluminum Aluminum -
Front Wheel Size
15 X 5.5 in 16 X 6.5 in -

Electrical

Cold Cranking Amps @ 0° F (Primary)
N/A 330 -
Maximum Alternator Capacity (amps)
150 140 -

Engine

SAE Net Horsepower @ RPM
134 @ 4500 170 @ 4800 -
Engine Type
Intercooled Turbo Premium Unleaded I-3 Intercooled Turbo Regular Unleaded I-4 -
SAE Net Torque @ RPM
162 @ 1250 184 @ 1500 -
Displacement
1.5 L/91 1.8 L/110 -

Mileage

EPA MPG Equivalent - City
N/A N/A -
Fuel Economy Est-Combined
32 MPG 28 MPG -
Cruising Range - City
324.80 mi 348.00 mi -
EPA MPG Equivalent - Hwy
N/A N/A -
EPA Fuel Economy Est - City
28 MPG 24 MPG -
EPA MPG Equivalent - Combined
N/A N/A -
Cruising Range - Hwy
429.20 mi 478.50 mi -
EPA Fuel Economy Est - Hwy
37 MPG 33 MPG -

Suspension

Suspension Type - Front (Cont.)
Strut Strut -
Suspension Type - Front
Strut Strut -
Suspension Type - Rear (Cont.)
Multi-Link Multi-Link -
Suspension Type - Rear
Multi-Link Multi-Link -

Brakes

Front Brake Rotor Diam x Thickness
11 in 11.3 in -
Disc - Front (Yes or )
Yes Yes -
Brake ABS System
4-Wheel 4-Wheel -
Drum - Rear (Yes or )
N/A N/A -
Disc - Rear (Yes or )
Yes Yes -
Brake Type
4-Wheel Disc 4-Wheel Disc -
Rear Brake Rotor Diam x Thickness
10.2 in 10.7 in -
Brake ABS System (Second Line)
N/A N/A -

Fuel Tank

Fuel Tank Capacity, Approx
11.6 gal 14.5 gal -
Aux Fuel Tank Capacity, Approx
N/A N/A -

Steering

Turning Diameter - Wall to Wall
N/A N/A -
Turning Diameter - Curb to Curb
35.4 ft 35.4 ft -
Lock to Lock Turns (Steering)
N/A N/A -
Steering Type
Rack-Pinion Rack-Pinion -
Steering Ratio (:1), Overall
N/A N/A -

Tires

Spare Tire Size
Compact Compact -
Rear Tire Size
P175/65HR15 P215/60HR16 -
Front Tire Size
P175/65HR15 P215/60HR16 -

Trailering

Dead Weight Hitch - Max Tongue Wt.
N/A N/A -
Wt Distributing Hitch - Max Trailer Wt.
N/A N/A -
Dead Weight Hitch - Max Trailer Wt.
N/A N/A -
Wt Distributing Hitch - Max Tongue Wt.
N/A N/A -

Weight Information

Base Curb Weight
2855 lbs 3012 lbs -

Dimensions

Min Ground Clearance
N/A 5.7 in -
Second Leg Room
30.9 in 31.4 in -
Cargo Volume with Rear Seat Down
- 29.9 ft³ -
Wheelbase
98.2 in 100 in -
Track Width, Front
59.1 in 62.2 in -
Second Head Room
39 in 37.1 in -
Front Head Room
39.8 in 39.4 in -
Second Hip Room
N/A N/A -
Front Shoulder Room
51 in 55.3 in -
Passenger Capacity
4 4 -
Track Width, Rear
59.1 in 60.9 in -
Height, Overall
55.7 in 58.5 in -
Front Leg Room
41.4 in 41.3 in -
Front Hip Room
N/A N/A -
Passenger Volume
76.3 ft³ 85.1 ft³ -
Second Shoulder Room
39.7 in 49 in -
Length, Overall
151.1 in 168.4 in -
Cargo Volume with Rear Seat Up
- 15.4 ft³ -
Liftover Height
N/A N/A -
Trunk Volume
N/A N/A -
Width, Max w/o mirrors
68 in 71.2 in -

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