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Here's how the 2021 MINI Hardtop and the 2021 Volkswagen Golf measure up.
Oxford Edition FWD
$22,400
Starting MSRP
1.4T TSI Manual
$23,195
Starting MSRP

Overview

Door
2-door 4-door -
Seats
4 5 -
Engine

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

147.0-hp, 1.4-liter, 4 Cylinder Engine(Gasoline Fuel)

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Combined MPG
31 33 -
Size
151.4" length, 56.4" height 167.6" length, 58.2" height -
Drivetrain
Front Wheel Drive Front Wheel Drive -

Exterior color

Exterior color

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Interior color

Interior color

Carbon Black

Dark Brown

Medium pebble

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Transmissions

Transmissions

7-Speed A/T

M/T

6-Speed M/T

A/T

Transmission w/Dual Shift Mode

M/T

6-Speed M/T

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Vehicle

EPA Classification
Subcompact Cars Compact Cars -

Wheels

Spare Wheel Size
Compact in Compact in -
Front Wheel Material
Aluminum Aluminum -
Rear Wheel Material
Aluminum Aluminum -
Spare Wheel Material
Steel Steel -
Front Wheel Size
17 X 7 in 16 X 6.5 in -
Rear Wheel Size
17 X 7 in 16 X 6.5 in -

Electrical

Cold Cranking Amps @ 0° F (Primary)
N/A 480 -
Maximum Alternator Capacity (amps)
150 140 -

Engine

Engine Type
Intercooled Turbo Premium Unleaded I-3 Intercooled Turbo Regular Unleaded I-4 -
Displacement
1.5 L/91 1.4 L/85 -
SAE Net Horsepower @ RPM
134 @ 4500 147 @ 5000 -
SAE Net Torque @ RPM
162 @ 1480 184 @ 1400 -

Mileage

EPA MPG Equivalent - City
N/A N/A -
Fuel Economy Est-Combined
30 MPG 33 MPG -
EPA MPG Equivalent - Combined
N/A N/A -
EPA MPG Equivalent - Hwy
N/A N/A -
Cruising Range - City
301.60 mi 382.80 mi -
Cruising Range - Hwy
429.20 mi 514.80 mi -
EPA Fuel Economy Est - Hwy
37 MPG 39 MPG -
EPA Fuel Economy Est - City
26 MPG 29 MPG -

Suspension

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

Brakes

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

Fuel Tank

Aux Fuel Tank Capacity, Approx
N/A N/A -
Fuel Tank Capacity, Approx
11.6 gal 13.2 gal -

Steering

Turning Diameter - Wall to Wall
N/A N/A -
Steering Type
Rack-Pinion Rack-Pinion -
Lock to Lock Turns (Steering)
N/A N/A -
Turning Diameter - Curb to Curb
35.4 ft 35.8 ft -
Steering Ratio (:1), Overall
N/A N/A -

Tires

Rear Tire Size
P205/45WR17 P205/55HR16 -
Spare Tire Size
Compact Compact -
Front Tire Size
P205/45WR17 P205/55HR16 -

Trailering

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

Weight Information

Base Curb Weight
2767 lbs 2945 lbs -

Dimensions

Track Width, Rear
58.5 in 59.8 in -
Second Hip Room
N/A N/A -
Min Ground Clearance
N/A 5.4 in -
Second Shoulder Room
47.8 in 53.9 in -
Height, Overall
55.7 in 58.2 in -
Passenger Capacity
4 5 -
Cargo Volume with Rear Seat Down
34 ft³ 53.7 ft³ -
Second Head Room
36.9 in 38.1 in -
Front Hip Room
N/A N/A -
Cargo Volume with Rear Seat Up
8.7 ft³ 17.4 ft³ -
Length, Overall
151.1 in 167.6 in -
Width, Max w/o mirrors
68 in 70.8 in -
Front Head Room
38.3 in 38.4 in -
Front Shoulder Room
50.6 in 55.9 in -
Trunk Volume
N/A N/A -
Track Width, Front
58.5 in 61 in -
Wheelbase
98.2 in 103.8 in -
Second Leg Room
30.8 in 35.6 in -
Front Leg Room
41.4 in 41.2 in -
Passenger Volume
80.3 ft³ 93.5 ft³ -
Liftover Height
N/A N/A -

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