Compare Mini Cooper vs. Honda Fit vs. Scion xB

Compare the Mini Cooper against the Honda Fit and Scion xB. Use this tool to compare rankings and see how the Cooper, Fit and xB stack up against each other in terms of performance, features, safety prices and more. Then use our Best Price Program by selecting the trims you are interested in to see local prices and get a great deal on a new Cooper, Fit and xB. If you are interested in used cars you can also search used listings in your area.

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2010 Mini Cooper 2010 Honda Fit 2010 Scion xB
2010 Mini Cooper 2010 Honda Fit 2010 Scion xB
2dr Cpe
  • 2dr Cpe
  • 2dr Cpe S
  • 2dr
  • 2dr S
  • 2dr Cpe John Cooper Works
  • 2dr John Cooper Works
  • Manual
  • Automatic
  • Manual Sport
  • Automatic Sport
  • Manual Sport with Vehicle Stability Assist and Navigation
  • Automatic Sport with Vehicle Stability Assist and Navigation
5dr Wgn Man (Natl)
  • 5dr Wgn Man (Natl)
  • 5dr Wgn Man (GS)
  • 5dr Wgn Man (SE)
  • 5dr Wgn Auto (Natl)
  • 5dr Wgn Auto (GS)
  • 5dr Wgn Auto (SE)
  • 5dr Wgn Man Release Series 7.0 (Natl)
  • 5dr Wgn Man Release Series 7.0 (GS)
  • 5dr Wgn Man Release Series 7.0 (SE)
  • 5dr Wgn Auto Release Series 7.0 (Natl)
  • 5dr Wgn Auto Release Series 7.0 (GS)
  • 5dr Wgn Auto Release Series 7.0 (SE)


MSRP $18,800 $15,700 $15,850
Invoice $16,920 $15,148 $15,057
Avg. Paid $12,116 $10,738 $11,069

U.S. News Scores

Overall 8.0 9.4 8.9
Critics' Rating 8.8 9.6 8.6
Performance 8.5 8.5 7.8
Interior 6.6 9.1 7.5
Cost to Own 8.9 9.6 9.4
Safety 9.2 9.3 9.0
Reliability 3.0 5.0 5.0

Pros & Cons

  • Excellent fuel economy for a sporty car
  • Good safety scores
  • Many standard safety and interior features
  • Fun to drive
  • Spacious rear seats
  • Large cargo area
  • High safety and reliability scores
  • Plenty of passenger space
  • A lot of standard tech features
  • High safety score
  • Very little rear-seat room
  • Small cargo space
  • Below-average reliability score
  • Front-seat passengers may want more legroom
  • Engine could use more power
  • Stability control isn’t standard
  • Low fuel economy ratings
  • Engine lacks passing power
  • Little cargo space with rear seats in use

General Specs

Transmission Manual Automatic Manual
Drivetrain Front Wheel Drive Front Wheel Drive Front Wheel Drive
Fuel/Engine Gas 4-Cyl 1.6L/97.5 Gas I4 1.5L/91.4 Gas I4 2.4L/144
MPG 28 City / 37 Hwy 28 City / 35 Hwy 22 City / 28 Hwy



Body Style 2 Door Coupe 5 Door Hatchback 4 Door Wagon


Wheelbase(in) 97.1 98.4 102.4
Length, Overall (in) 145.6 161.6 167.3
Width, Max w/o mirrors (in) 66.3 66.7 69.3
Height, Overall (in) 55.4 60.0 64.7

Doors & Windows

Rear Defrost Standard Standard Standard
Privacy Glass Standard
Power Windows Standard Standard Standard

Exterior Features

Sun/Moon Roof Optional
Panoramic Roof Optional
Power Tilt/Sliding Sunroof Optional
Rear Spoiler Optional Optional


Base Curb Weight (lbs) 2568 2575 3020

Tires & Wheels

Tires - Front All-Season Standard Standard
Tires - Front Performance Optional Standard
Tires - Rear All-Season Standard Standard
Tires - Rear Performance Optional Standard
Compact Spare Tire Standard Standard Standard
Tire Pressure Monitoring System Standard Standard Standard
Aluminum Wheels Standard Optional Optional
Wheel Locks Optional Optional
Steel Wheels Standard Standard
Wheel Covers Standard Standard


Convenience & Comfort

Alarm Optional Optional Optional
Auxiliary Pwr Outlet Standard Standard Standard
Cruise Control Standard Standard
Vehicle Anti-Theft System Standard Standard
Fog Lamps Optional Optional Optional
Auto-Off Headlights Optional
HID headlights Optional
Interior Cargo Shade Optional
Keyless Start Standard
Rear Parking Aid Optional
Front Reading Lamps Standard
Adjustable Steering Wheel Standard Standard Standard
Steering Wheel Controls Standard Standard
Leather Wrapped Steering Wheel Standard Optional
Trip Computer Standard Standard Standard
Universal Garage Door Opener Optional
Intermittent Wipers Standard Standard Standard
Rain Sensing Wipers Optional
Variable Speed Intermittent Wipers Optional Standard
Front Floor Mats Optional Optional Optional
Keyless Entry Standard Standard
Power Door Locks Standard Standard Standard
Electrochromic rearview mirror Optional
Heated Mirrors Optional
Power Driver Mirror Standard Standard Standard
Power Folding Mirrors Optional
Driver Vanity Mirror Standard Standard Standard
Passenger Vanity Mirror Standard Standard Standard
Power Steering Standard Standard Standard


Passenger Capacity 4 5 5
Passenger Volume (cu. ft.) - TBD - 90.8 100.8
Front Head Room (in) 38.8 40.4 40.0
Front Leg Room (in) 41.4 41.3 40.7
Front Shoulder Room (in) 50.3 52.7 55.8
Front Hip Room (in) - TBD - 51.5 52.7
Second Head Room (in) 37.6 39.0 41.2
Second Leg Room (in) 29.9 34.5 38.0
Second Shoulder Room (in) 44.7 51.3 54.7
Second Hip Room (in) - TBD - 51.3 46.7
Cargo Volume with Rear Seat Down (cu. ft.) 24.0 57.3
Trunk Volume (cu. ft.) 21.7


AM/FM Stereo Standard Standard Standard
Auxiliary Audio Input Standard Standard Standard
CD Player Standard Standard Standard
Equalizer Standard
HD Radio Optional
MP3 Player Standard Standard Standard
Satellite Radio Optional Optional
Premium Sound System Optional Standard
Entertainment System Optional

Heating & Cooling

Climate Control Optional
A/C Standard Standard Standard

Navigation & Communication

Navigation System Optional Optional
Wireless Cell Phone Hookup Optional Optional


Cloth Seats Optional Optional Standard
Leather Seats Optional
Premium Synthetic Seats Standard
Heated Driver Seat Optional
Pass-Through Rear Seat Standard Standard Standard
2nd Row Bench Seat Standard Standard Standard
Bucket Seats Standard Standard Standard



Driver Air Bag Standard Standard Standard
Passenger Air Bag Standard Standard Standard
Side Head Air Bag Standard Standard Standard
Rear Head Air Bag Standard Standard Standard
Side Air Bag Standard Standard Standard


4-Wheel ABS Standard Standard Standard
4-Wheel Disc Brakes Standard Standard
Front Disc/Rear Drum Brakes Standard

Safety Features

Brake Assist Standard
Electronic Stability Control Standard Standard
Daytime Running Lights Standard
Child Safety Locks Standard Standard
Integrated Turn Signal Mirrors Standard
Traction Control Standard Standard


Engine & Performance

Front Wheel Drive Standard Standard Standard
4 Cylinder Engine Standard Standard Standard
Engine Type Gas 4-Cyl Gas I4 Gas I4
Displacement 1.6L/97.5 1.5L/91.4 2.4L/144
Horsepower (Net @ RPM) 118 @ 6000 117 @ 6600 158 @ 6000
Torque (Net @ RPM) 114 @ 4250 106 @ 4800 162 @ 4000
Transmission Manual Automatic Manual w/OD
Turning diameter 35.1 34.4 34.8


Gasoline Fuel Standard Standard Standard
EPA Fuel Economy Est - City (MPG) 28 28 22
EPA Fuel Economy Est - Hwy (MPG) 37 35 28
Fuel Tank Capacity, Approx (gal) 13.2 10.6 14.0


Suspension Type - Front MacPherson Macpherson strut MacPherson Strut
Suspension Type - Rear Multi-Link Torsion beam Torsion Beam
Suspension Type - Front (Cont.)
Suspension Type - Rear (Cont.)


Automatic Optional Standard
Automatic Transmission w/Manual Mode Optional
5-Speed Automatic Standard
6-Speed Automatic Optional
Manual Standard Standard
5-Speed Manual Standard
6-Speed Manual Standard

Safety scores should only be compared between vehicles of similar size and weight. Larger, heavier vehicles generally provide more protection than smaller, lighter ones.