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2021 MINI Cooper
2-Door Hatchback FWD
MSRP
$22,400
Invoice
$20,810
Average Price Paid
$22,063
42 listings nationwide

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2021 MINI Cooper
2-Door Hatchback FWD
Michael Perkins Preview:

Rejoice, rejoice, for the MINI Cooper is a manual again! After emissions certification troubles in 2020 kept all MINI Cooper trims automatic, the company announced the third pedal will...

2021 BMW 3 Series
300e xDrive Hybrid Plug-in AWD
Michael Perkins Preview:

Hot off the heels of its seventh-generation debut, BWM's iconic sports sedan returns with a new trick up its sleeve: plug-in power. After tooling around Europe the last few years, the ...

Specs

2021 MINI Cooper
2-Door Hatchback FWD
2021 BMW 3 Series
300e xDrive Hybrid Plug-in AWD
Powertrain 8-Speed Automatic
Drivetrain
FWD
FWD
AWD
Fuel Economy, City
28 MPG
26 MPG
64 MPG
Fuel Economy, Highway
37 MPG
37 MPG
71 MPG
Fuel Tank Volume 11.6 gal 10.6 gal
Engine
Fuel Type
Gasoline
Gasoline
Gasoline
Power
134 hp @ 4,400 RPM
134 hp @ 4,400 RPM
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Torque
162 lb-ft @ 1,250 RPM
162 lb-ft @ 1,250 RPM
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Cylinders
3 cylinders
3 cylinders
4 cylinders
Compression Ratio
11:1
11:1
10.2:1
Displacement
1,500 cc
1,500 cc
2,000 cc
Bore x Stroke
3.23 in x 3.72 in
3.23 in x 3.72 in
3.23 in x 3.72 in
Safety
ABS Brakes Optional Standard
Driver Airbag Optional Standard
Passenger Airbag Optional Standard
Front Side Airbags Optional Standard
Curtain Airbags Optional Standard
NHTSA Crash Test Results
Comfort and Convenience
Sunroof/Moonroof -- Standard
Air Conditioning Optional Standard
Radio Optional Standard
Power Windows Optional Standard
Power Door Locks Optional Standard
Driver Power Seats -- Standard
Passenger Power Seats -- Standard
Interior
Maximum Seating 4 seats 5 seats
Front Legroom 41.4 in 42 in
Back Legroom 30.8 in 35.2 in
Payload and Towing
Cargo Volume 8.7 cu ft 13.2 cu ft
Maximum Payload 680 lbs 891 lbs
Exterior
Length 151.1 in 185.7 in
Width 76.1 in 81.4 in
Height 55.7 in 56.9 in
Wheelbase 98.2 in 112.2 in

Available Options

2021 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
  • Iconic Trim
  • Signature Trim
  • 6.5" Touchscreen Nav Package
  • 8.8" Touchscreen Nav Package
  • Driver Assistance Package
  • Premium Package
  • Signature Upholstery 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
  • Transmission: 7-Speed DCT
2021 BMW 3 Series
300e xDrive Hybrid Plug-in AWD

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