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2020 MINI Cooper 2-Door Hatchback FWD
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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...

2017 smart fortwo
passion
George Kennedy Preview:

Want proof that big things can come in small packages? Look no further than the smart fortwo. It’s a 2-seat urban runabout that takes up minimal space for the ever-crucial challenge of...

Specs

2020 MINI Cooper
2-Door Hatchback FWD
2017 smart fortwo
passion
Powertrain
Drivetrain
FWD
FWD
RWD
RWD
Fuel Economy, City
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33 MPG
31 MPG
Fuel Economy, Highway
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39 MPG
39 MPG
Fuel Tank Volume 11.6 gal 8.7 gal
Engine
Fuel Type
Gasoline
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
3 cylinders
3 cylinders
Compression Ratio
11:1
11:1
9.5:1
9.5:1
Displacement
1,500 cc
1,500 cc
900 cc
900 cc
Bore x Stroke
3.23 in x 3.72 in
3.23 in x 3.72 in
2.84 in x 2.88 in
2.84 in x 2.88 in
Safety
ABS Brakes Standard Standard
Driver Airbag Standard Standard
Passenger Airbag Standard Standard
Front Side Airbags Standard Standard
Curtain Airbags Standard Standard
NHTSA Crash Test Results
Overall 4 stars 4 stars
Front Crash Overall 4 stars 4 stars
Front Crash Driver 4 stars 4 stars
Front Crash Passenger 5 stars 4 stars
Side Crash Overall 4 stars 5 stars
Side Barrier Driver 5 stars 5 stars
Side Barrier Passenger 3 stars --
Side Pole Driver 5 stars 4 stars
Comfort and Convenience
Air Conditioning Standard Standard
CD Player -- Standard
Radio Standard Standard
Power Windows Standard Standard
Power Door Locks Standard Standard
Interior
Maximum Seating 4 seats 2 seats
Front Legroom 41.4 in 41.2 in
Back Legroom 30.8 in --
Payload and Towing
Cargo Volume 8.7 cu ft --
Maximum Payload 680 lbs --
Exterior
Length 151.1 in 106.1 in
Width 76.1 in 74.5 in
Height 55.7 in 61.2 in
Wheelbase 98.2 in 73.7 in

Available Options

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
2017 smart fortwo
passion

Exterior Colors

  • Tridion Safety Cell in Cool Silver Metallic
  • Black
  • Black-To-Yellow Metallic
  • Cool Silver Metallic
  • Hazel Brown Metallic
  • Lava Orange Metallic
  • Midnight Blue Metallic
  • Moon White Matte
  • Red
  • Titania Grey Matte
  • Tridion Safety Cell in Arctic White
  • Tridion Safety Cell in Graphite Grey Matte
  • Tridion Safety Cell in Jupiter Red
  • Tridion Safety Cell in Lava Orange
  • White

Option Packages

  • Brabus Sport Package
  • Sport Package
  • Transmission: 6-Speed Dual Clutch

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