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2011 Mini Cooper Clubman 2011 Nissan Juke 2011 Volkswagen Golf
     
2dr Cpe
  • 2dr Cpe
  • 2dr Cpe S
  • 2dr Cpe John Cooper Works
5dr Wgn I4 CVT S FWD
  • 5dr Wgn I4 CVT S FWD
  • 5dr Wgn I4 Manual SV FWD
  • 5dr Wgn I4 CVT S AWD
  • 5dr Wgn I4 CVT SV FWD
  • 5dr Wgn I4 CVT SV AWD
  • 5dr Wgn I4 Manual SL FWD
  • 5dr Wgn I4 CVT SL FWD
  • 5dr Wgn I4 CVT SL AWD
2dr HB Man
  • 2dr HB Man
  • 2dr HB Auto
  • 4dr HB Auto
  • 2dr HB Man TDI
  • 4dr HB Man TDI
  • 2dr HB DSG TDI
  • 4dr HB DSG TDI

Prices

MSRP $21,100 $19,570 $17,995
Invoice $18,990 $18,660 $17,275
Avg. Paid $14,789 $14,904 $10,997

U.S. News Scores

Overall 7.7 7.6 8.2
Critics' Rating 8.7 8.3 9.0
Performance 8.2 8.0 8.4
Interior 7.0 7.2 8.7
Operating Cost 8.0 8.3 8.1
Safety 8.6 10.0 9.7
Reliability 2.5 2.0 2.5

Pros & Cons

Pros
  • Sprightly performance
  • Many interior features
  • Strong list of standard safety features
  • Available all-wheel drive
  • Engaging performance
  • Outstanding safety scores
  • Quality interior with comfortable seats
  • Outstanding safety scores
  • Refined performance
  • Good cargo space
Cons
  • Cramped back seat
  • Less cargo space than competitors
  • Low reliability score
  • Cramped rear seats
  • Little cargo space
  • Below-average reliability

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 Turbocharged I4 1.6L/- TBD - Gas I5 2.5L/151
MPG 28 City / 35 Hwy 27 City / 32 Hwy 23 City / 33 Hwy

Exterior

Body

Body Style 2 Door Coupe 4 Door Crossover 2 Door HB

Dimensions

Wheelbase(in) 100.3 99.6 101.5
Length, Overall (in) 155.9 162.4 165.4
Width, Max w/o mirrors (in) 66.3 69.5 70.3
Height, Overall (in) 56.1 61.8 58.3

Doors & Windows

Rear Defrost Standard Standard Standard
Power Windows Standard Standard Standard

Exterior Features

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

Measurements

Base Curb Weight (lbs) 2712 2959 2968

Tires & Wheels

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

Interior

Convenience & Comfort

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

Dimensions

Passenger Capacity 4 5 5
Passenger Volume (cu. ft.) - TBD - 86.7 93.0
Front Head Room (in) 39.0 39.6 39.3
Front Leg Room (in) 41.7 42.1 41.2
Front Shoulder Room (in) 50.3 53.6 54.7
Front Hip Room (in) - TBD - 51.5 - TBD -
Second Head Room (in) 37.7 36.7 38.5
Second Leg Room (in) 32.3 32.1 35.5
Second Shoulder Room (in) 45.9 51.4 52.8
Second Hip Room (in) - TBD - 48.4 - TBD -
Cargo Volume with Rear Seat Down (cu. ft.) 32.8 46.0
Cargo Volume to Seat 1 (cu. ft.) 35.9
Cargo Volume to Seat 2 (cu. ft.) 10.5
Cargo Volume to Seat 3 (cu. ft.)

Entertainment

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

Heating & Cooling

Climate Control Optional Standard
A/C Standard Standard Standard

Navigation & Communication

Navigation System Optional
Wireless Cell Phone Hookup Optional Standard Optional

Seats

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

Safety

Airbags

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

Brakes

4-Wheel ABS Standard Standard Standard
4-Wheel Disc Brakes Standard Standard Standard

Safety Features

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

Mechanical

Engine & Performance

Front Wheel Drive Standard Standard Standard
4 Cylinder Engine Standard Standard
5 Cylinder Engine Standard
Turbocharged Standard
Engine Type Gas 4-Cyl Gas Turbocharged I4 Gas I5
Displacement 1.6L/97.5 1.6L/- TBD - 2.5L/151
Horsepower (Net @ RPM) 121 @ 6000 188 @ 5600 170 @ 5700
Torque (Net @ RPM) 114 @ 4250 177 @ 2000 177 @ 4250
Transmission Manual CVT Manual
Turning diameter 36.1 - TBD - 35.8 ft

Fuel

Gasoline Fuel Standard Standard Standard
EPA Fuel Economy Est - City (MPG) 28 27 23
EPA Fuel Economy Est - Hwy (MPG) 35 32 33
Fuel Tank Capacity, Approx (gal) 13.2 13.2 14.5

Suspension

Suspension Type - Front MacPherson Strut Independent Strut MacPherson Strut
Suspension Type - Rear Multi-link Torsion Beam 4-Link
Suspension Type - Front (Cont.) w/Stabilizer Bar w/Coil Springs
Suspension Type - Rear (Cont.) w/Stabilizer Bar w/Coil Springs

Transmission

Automatic Optional Standard
Automatic Transmission w/Manual Mode Optional
6-Speed Automatic Optional
Continuously Variable Trans Standard
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.