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Here's how the 2021 MINI Hardtop and the 2021 Volkswagen Golf GTI measure up.
Oxford Edition FWD
$22,400
Starting MSRP
2.0T S Manual
$28,695
Starting MSRP

Overview

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

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

228.0-hp, 2.0-liter, 4 Cylinder Engine(Gasoline Fuel)

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Combined MPG
31 26 -
Size
151.4" length, 56.4" height 168" length, 57.8" height -
Drivetrain
Front Wheel Drive Front Wheel Drive -

Exterior color

Exterior color

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Interior color

Interior color

Carbon Black

Black / Copper

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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

Rear Wheel Material
Aluminum Aluminum -
Spare Wheel Material
Steel Steel -
Front Wheel Size
17 X 7 in 18 X 7.5 in -
Rear Wheel Size
17 X 7 in 18 X 7.5 in -
Spare Wheel Size
Compact in Compact in -
Front Wheel Material
Aluminum Aluminum -

Electrical

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

Engine

Displacement
1.5 L/91 2.0 L/121 -
SAE Net Horsepower @ RPM
134 @ 4500 228 @ 4700 -
SAE Net Torque @ RPM
162 @ 1480 258 @ 1500 -
Engine Type
Intercooled Turbo Premium Unleaded I-3 Intercooled Turbo Premium Unleaded I-4 -

Mileage

Cruising Range - Hwy
429.20 mi 396.00 mi -
Cruising Range - City
301.60 mi 303.60 mi -
EPA MPG Equivalent - Hwy
N/A N/A -
Fuel Economy Est-Combined
30 MPG 26 MPG -
EPA Fuel Economy Est - Hwy
37 MPG 30 MPG -
EPA Fuel Economy Est - City
26 MPG 23 MPG -
EPA MPG Equivalent - Combined
N/A N/A -
EPA MPG Equivalent - City
N/A N/A -

Suspension

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

Brakes

Brake ABS System
4-Wheel 4-Wheel -
Front Brake Rotor Diam x Thickness
11 in 13.4 in -
Disc - Rear (Yes or )
Yes Yes -
Brake ABS System (Second Line)
N/A N/A -
Rear Brake Rotor Diam x Thickness
10.2 in 12.2 in -
Disc - Front (Yes or )
Yes Yes -
Drum - Rear (Yes or )
N/A N/A -
Brake Type
4-Wheel Disc 4-Wheel Disc -

Fuel Tank

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

Steering

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

Tires

Front Tire Size
P205/45WR17 P225/40HR18 -
Spare Tire Size
Compact Compact -
Rear Tire Size
P205/45WR17 P225/40HR18 -

Trailering

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

Weight Information

Base Curb Weight
2767 lbs 3133 lbs -

Dimensions

Front Leg Room
41.4 in 41.2 in -
Front Head Room
38.3 in 38.4 in -
Width, Max w/o mirrors
68 in 70.8 in -
Length, Overall
151.1 in 168 in -
Track Width, Front
58.5 in 60.6 in -
Height, Overall
55.7 in 57.8 in -
Front Shoulder Room
50.6 in 55.9 in -
Second Leg Room
30.8 in 35.6 in -
Cargo Volume with Rear Seat Down
34 ft³ 53.7 ft³ -
Track Width, Rear
58.5 in 59.7 in -
Cargo Volume with Rear Seat Up
8.7 ft³ 17.4 ft³ -
Min Ground Clearance
N/A 5.1 in -
Second Shoulder Room
47.8 in 53.9 in -
Wheelbase
98.2 in 103.6 in -
Second Hip Room
N/A N/A -
Trunk Volume
N/A N/A -
Liftover Height
N/A N/A -
Front Hip Room
N/A N/A -
Second Head Room
36.9 in 38.1 in -
Passenger Capacity
4 5 -
Passenger Volume
80.3 ft³ 93.5 ft³ -

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