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2dr Man 2.5L
  • 2dr Man 2.5L
  • 2dr Auto 2.5L
  • 2dr Man 2.5L w/Sun
  • 2dr Man 2.0T Turbo *Ltd Avail*
  • 2dr Man 2.0L TDI
  • 2dr Auto 2.5L w/Sun
  • 2dr Man 2.0T Turbo
  • 2dr Man 2.5L w/Sun/Sound/Nav
  • 2dr Man 2.5L Fender Edition
  • 2dr DSG 2.0T Turbo *Ltd Avail*
  • 2dr DSG 2.0L TDI
  • 2dr Auto 2.5L
  • 2dr Man 2.0L TDI w/Sun
  • 2dr DSG 2.0T Turbo
  • 2dr Auto 2.5L w/Sun/Sound/Nav
  • 2dr Auto 2.5L Fender Edition
  • 2dr DSG 2.0L TDI w/Sun
  • 2dr Man 2.0T Turbo w/Sun/Sound *Ltd Avail*
  • 2dr Man 2.0L TDI w/Sun/Sound/Nav
  • 2dr Auto 2.5L w/Tech
  • 2dr Man 2.0T Turbo w/Sun/Sound
  • 2dr DSG 2.0T Turbo w/Sun/Sound *Ltd Avail*
  • 2dr DSG 2.0L TDI w/Sun/Sound/Nav
  • 2dr Man 2.0T *Ltd Avail*
  • 2dr Man 2.0L TDI
  • 2dr Man 2.0T Turbo Fender Edition *Ltd Avail*
  • 2dr DSG 2.0T Turbo w/Sun/Sound
  • 2dr Man 2.0T Turbo Fender Edition
  • 2dr Man 2.0T
  • 2dr Auto 2.5L w/Sound/Nav
  • 2dr DSG 2.0T *Ltd Avail*
  • 2dr Man 2.0T Turbo w/Sun/Sound/Nav *Ltd Avail*
  • 2dr DSG 2.0L TDI
  • 2dr Man 2.0T w/Sound *Ltd Avail*
  • 2dr Man 2.0L TDI w/Sound/Nav
  • 2dr DSG 2.0T Turbo Fender Edition *Ltd Avail*
  • 2dr DSG 2.0T Turbo Fender Edition
  • 2dr DSG 2.0T
  • 2dr Man 2.0T w/Sound
  • 2dr DSG 2.0T Turbo w/Sun/Sound/Nav *Ltd Avail*
  • 2dr Man 2.0T Turbo R-Line
  • 2dr DSG 2.0T w/Sound *Ltd Avail*
  • 2dr DSG 2.0L TDI w/Sound/Nav
  • 2dr DSG 2.0T w/Sound
  • 2dr Man 2.0T w/Sound/Nav *Ltd Avail*
  • 2dr DSG 2.0T Turbo R-Line
  • 2dr Man 2.0T w/Sound/Nav
  • 2dr DSG 2.0T w/Sound/Nav *Ltd Avail*
  • 2dr DSG 2.0T w/Sound/Nav
Cooper
  • Cooper
  • Cooper S
  • Cooper
  • Cooper S
  • John Cooper Works
  • John Cooper Works
4dr Sdn Auto LX
  • 4dr Sdn Man LX
  • 5dr HB Man LX
  • 4dr Sdn Auto LX
  • 5dr HB Auto LX
  • 4dr Sdn Auto EX
  • 5dr HB Auto EX
  • 4dr Sdn Auto SX
  • 5dr HB Auto SX
  • 5dr HB Man SX

Prices

MSRP $19,995 $19,700 $14,700
Invoice $19,195 $18,125 $14,200
Avg. Paid $15,629 $17,719 $13,386

U.S. News Scores

Overall 7.4 7.7 8.2
Critics' Rating 7.4 8.5 8.8
Performance 7.3 8.6 7.8
Interior 7.0 6.2 8.2
Operating Cost 8.0 8.1 8.4
Safety 8.8 9.0 8.5
Reliability 3.0 2.5 3.5

Pros & Cons

Pros
  • Numerous standard features
  • Peppy Turbo model
  • TDI’s great fuel economy
  • Nimble handling
  • Peppy available turbocharged engines
  • Precise manual transmission
  • Lots of available features
  • Composed ride
  • Upscale cabin
  • Ample cargo space in hatchback
Cons
  • Noisy base engine
  • Limited cargo space
  • Cramped back seat
  • Unintuitive center stack controls
  • Firm ride
  • Rival cars are more agile and fun to drive

General Specs

Transmission Manual Manual Automatic
Drivetrain Front Wheel Drive Front Wheel Drive Front Wheel Drive
Fuel/Engine Gas I5 2.5L/151 Gas I4 1.6L/98 Gas I4 1.6L/97
MPG 22 City / 31 Hwy 29 City / 37 Hwy 28 City / 36 Hwy

Exterior

Body

Body Style Coupe Hatchback Sedan

Dimensions

Wheelbase(in) 99.9 97.1 101.200
Length, Overall (in) 168.4 146.6 171.900
Width, Max w/o mirrors (in) 71.2 66.3 67.700
Height, Overall (in) 58.5 55.4 57.300

Doors & Windows

Rear Defrost Standard Standard Standard
Power Windows Standard Standard Optional

Exterior Features

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

Measurements

Base Curb Weight (lbs) 2939 2535 2403

Tires & Wheels

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

Interior

Convenience & Comfort

Alarm Optional Optional
Auxiliary Pwr Outlet Standard Standard Standard
Cruise Control Standard Standard
Vehicle Anti-Theft System Standard
Fog Lamps Optional
Auto-Off Headlights Standard
HID headlights 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 Standard
Trip Computer Standard Standard Standard
Remote Trunk Release Standard Standard
Universal Garage Door Opener Optional Optional
Intermittent Wipers Standard Standard Standard
Rain Sensing Wipers Optional
Variable Speed Intermittent Wipers Optional Standard
Front Floor Mats Standard Standard Optional
Keyless Entry Standard Standard Optional
Power Door Locks Standard Standard Optional
Electrochromic rearview mirror Optional Optional
Heated Mirrors Standard Optional Standard
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

Dimensions

Passenger Capacity 4 4 5
Passenger Volume (cu. ft.) 85.1 - TBD - 88.400
Front Head Room (in) 39.4 38.8 40.000
Front Leg Room (in) 41.3 41.7 43.800
Front Shoulder Room (in) 55.3 50.3 53.100
Front Hip Room (in) - TBD - - TBD - 52.100
Second Head Room (in) 37.1 37.6 37.600
Second Leg Room (in) 31.4 27.9 31.100
Second Shoulder Room (in) 49.0 44.7 52.100
Second Hip Room (in) - TBD - - TBD - 51.200
Cargo Volume with Rear Seat Down (cu. ft.) 24.0
Trunk Volume (cu. ft.) 12.0 13.700

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 Optional Standard
Premium Sound System Optional

Heating & Cooling

Climate Control Optional
A/C Standard Standard Standard

Navigation & Communication

Navigation System Optional
Wireless Cell Phone Hookup Standard Standard

Seats

Cloth Seats Optional Standard
Leather Seats Optional
Premium Synthetic Seats Standard Standard
Heated Driver Seat Standard Optional
Driver Lumbar Standard
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
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
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
Engine Type Gas I5 Gas I4 Gas I4
Displacement 2.5L/151 1.6L/98 1.6L/97
Horsepower (Net @ RPM) 170 @ 5700 121 @ 6000 138 @ 6300
Torque (Net @ RPM) 177 @ 4250 114 @ 4250 123 @ 4850
Transmission Manual Manual Automatic
Turning diameter 35.4 35.1 34.500

Fuel

Gasoline Fuel Standard Standard Standard
EPA Fuel Economy Est - City (MPG) 22 29 28
EPA Fuel Economy Est - Hwy (MPG) 31 37 36
Fuel Tank Capacity, Approx (gal) 14.5 13.2 11.400

Suspension

Suspension Type - Front - TBD - MacPherson MacPherson Strut
Suspension Type - Rear - TBD - Multi-Link Torsion Beam
Suspension Type - Front (Cont.) w/Coil Springs w/Coil Springs
Suspension Type - Rear (Cont.) w/Coil Springs w/Coil Springs

Transmission

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