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User Ranking Drivers and owners ranked these cars in 9 categories.

New Car Pricing New listing price comparison and analysis.

2010 Chrysler PT Cruiser
Wagon FWD
No Data Available
2020 MINI Cooper
2-Door Hatchback FWD
MSRP
$23,400
Invoice
$21,730
Average Price Paid
$21,575
155 listings nationwide

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2010 Chrysler PT Cruiser
Wagon FWD
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2020 MINI Cooper
2-Door Hatchback FWD
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2010 Chrysler PT Cruiser
Wagon FWD
CarGurus Instant Market Value
$18,275
37 listings nationwide

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2020 MINI Cooper
2-Door Hatchback FWD
CarGurus Instant Market Value
$27,377
6 listings nationwide

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Expert Reviews Reviews from CarGurus experts.

2010 Chrysler PT Cruiser
Wagon FWD
Rob Feeman Review:

Chrysler says it decided to extend production of the PT Cruiser into 2...

The Good: Fans of the uniquely designed PT Cruiser can rejoice, as Chrysler exte...

The Bad: Chrysler streamlined the PT Cruiser lineup to a single trim for 2010, ...

2020 MINI Cooper
2-Door Hatchback FWD
Cherise Threewitt Preview:

The perky and playful MINI Cooper, last redesigned for 2014, gets a handful of new options and features for 2020. This sporty subcompact competes against cars like the Honda Civic, Vol...

User Reviews Reviews from CarGurus users who have driven or owned the car.

2010 Chrysler PT Cruiser
Wagon FWD
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louisianalady43 2010 Chrysler PT Cruiser Wagon FWDReview:

Fun To Drive — Sporty and stylish vehicle. Lots of extra features that are for safety and comfort. Ease of handlin...

GuruB79LG writes:
Cargo Capacity Ranked 2010 Kia Soul Shadow Dragon Special Edition worse.
"its epic what can i say"
Would Buy Ranked 2010 Kia Soul Shadow Dragon Special Edition worse.
"it suck please i want to slay it if you own this go die and fester slowly"
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Tom writes:
Power Ranked 2010 Chevrolet HHR 2LT Panel FWD better.
"I believe it is the size of the engine"
Handling Ranked 2010 Chevrolet HHR 2LT Panel FWD better.
"The front suspension was designed by the same person that designed the PTs, having owned the PT first the HHR is by far better"
Looks/Style Ranked 2010 Chevrolet HHR 2LT Panel FWD better.
"I have had My HHR lowered 2s with softer rubber tires and as one person said it corners like it was on tracks, I could not find anyone who could lower ny PTs"
Front Seats Ranked 2010 Chevrolet HHR 2LT Panel FWD better.
"its more like a race car seat holds you in the seat in hard conering"
Back Seats Ranked 2010 Chevrolet HHR 2LT Panel FWD worse.
"The HHR Panel has no back seats, which is thew main reason I purchased it, if the PT had a panel I would give it a try"
Cargo Capacity Ranked 2010 Chevrolet HHR 2LT Panel FWD better.
"the HHR is designed to haul stuff, the PT is not"
Family Car Ranked 2010 Chevrolet HHR 2LT Panel FWD worse.
"the PT has a back seat, the HHR Panel does not "
Value Ranked 2010 Chevrolet HHR 2LT Panel FWD better.
"comes stock with so much more features"
Would Buy Ranked 2010 Chevrolet HHR 2LT Panel FWD better.
"Actually I own a 2010 HHR Panel but if GM decides to bring them back I would buy it"
2020 MINI Cooper
2-Door Hatchback FWD
No User Reviews

Specs

2010 Chrysler PT Cruiser
Wagon FWD
2020 MINI Cooper
2-Door Hatchback FWD
Powertrain 4-Speed Automatic 7-Speed Dual Clutch
Drivetrain
FWD
FWD
Fuel Economy, City
19 MPG
28 MPG
Fuel Economy, Highway
24 MPG
36 MPG
Fuel Tank Volume 15 gal 11.6 gal
Engine
Fuel Type
Gasoline
Gasoline
Power
150 hp @ 5,100 RPM
134 hp @ 4,400 RPM
Torque
165 lb-ft @ 4,000 RPM
162 lb-ft @ 1,250 RPM
Cylinders
4 cylinders
3 cylinders
Compression Ratio
9.5:1
11:1
Displacement
2,400 cc
1,500 cc
Bore x Stroke
3.44 in x 3.98 in
3.23 in x 3.72 in
Safety
ABS Brakes Standard Optional
Driver Airbag Standard Optional
Passenger Airbag Standard Optional
Front Side Airbags Standard Optional
Curtain Airbags -- Optional
NHTSA Crash Test Results
Front Driver 4 stars --
Front Passenger 4 stars --
Side Driver 4 stars --
Side Rear Passenger 5 stars --
Rollover (pre-2011) 4 stars --
Overall -- 4 stars
Front Crash Overall -- 4 stars
Front Crash Driver -- 4 stars
Front Crash Passenger -- 5 stars
Side Crash Overall -- 4 stars
Side Barrier Driver -- 5 stars
Side Barrier Passenger -- 3 stars
Side Pole Driver -- 5 stars
Comfort and Convenience
Sunroof/Moonroof Optional --
Leather Seats Optional --
Air Conditioning Standard Optional
CD Player Standard --
CD Changer Optional --
Radio Standard Optional
Power Windows Standard Optional
Power Door Locks Standard Optional
Driver Power Seats Optional --
Passenger Power Seats Standard --
Interior
Maximum Seating 5 seats 4 seats
Front Legroom 40.6 in 41.4 in
Back Legroom 40.9 in 30.8 in
Payload and Towing
Cargo Volume 21.6 cu ft 8.7 cu ft
Maximum Payload -- 680 lbs
Standard Towing Capacity 1,000 lbs --
Maximum Towing Capacity 1,000 lbs --
Exterior
Length 168.9 in 151.1 in
Width 67.1 in 76.1 in
Height 63 in 55.7 in
Wheelbase 103 in 98.2 in

Available Options

2010 Chrysler PT Cruiser
Wagon FWD
2020 MINI Cooper
2-Door Hatchback FWD

Exterior Colors

  • British Racing Green IV Metallic
  • Chili Red
  • Emerald Grey Metallic
  • Melting Silver Metallic
  • Midnight Black Metallic
  • Mini Yours Enigmatic Black Metallic
  • Moonwalk Grey Metallic
  • Pepper White
  • SOLARIS Orange Metallic
  • Starlight Blue Metallic
  • White Silver Metallic

Option Packages

  • Harman/Kardon Premium Sound System
  • Heated Front Seats
  • Driver Assistance Package
  • Iconic Trim
  • Premium Package
  • Signature Trim
  • Signature Upholstery Package
  • Touchscreen Navigation Package
  • Alarm System
  • Black Pearl, Cloth/Leatherette Upholstery
  • Carbon Black, Cross Punch Leather Upholstery
  • Carbon Black, MINI Yours Lounge Leather Upholstery
  • Light Grey/Black Pearl, Cloth/Leatherette Upholstery
  • Malt Brown, Chesterfield Leather Upholstery
  • Satellite Grey, Chesterfield Leather Upholstery

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