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2015 MINI Roadster
FWD
CarGurus Instant Market Value
$16,184
6 listings nationwide

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2016 MINI Cooper Paceman
FWD
CarGurus Instant Market Value
$23,550
2 listings nationwide

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Expert Reviews Reviews from CarGurus experts.

2015 MINI Roadster
FWD
Eric Tallberg Preview:

Want to impress your date/husband/wife with a 2-seat, 2-door Euro-styled drop-top? Take a look at MINI’s 2015 Cooper Roadster. But do it soon, because the Roadster, along with its Pace...

2016 MINI Cooper Paceman
FWD
Eric Tallberg Preview:

Though oh-so-British in its styling and nameplate, the 2016 MINI Cooper Paceman is actually manufactured by BMW; but that in no way detracts from the road-less-travelled appeal of this...

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

2015 MINI Roadster
FWD
25
writes:
My second MINI, guess I must like them. This one at the suggestion of my wife since Id done nothing but talk ...
Power Ranked 2010 MINI Cooper S worse.
"Same basic engine in both but the JCW version has the advantage."
Handling Ranked 2010 MINI Cooper S worse.
"Lower center of gravity."
Looks/Style Ranked 2010 MINI Cooper S worse.
"A Roadster vs: a tin top, whats not to like."
Front Seats Ranked 2010 MINI Cooper S worse.
"Leather."
Back Seats Ranked 2010 MINI Cooper S better.
"Obviously the Roadster doesnt have a back seat."
Cargo Capacity Ranked 2010 MINI Cooper S worse.
"The boot, trunk for those not schooled in British automotive terms, is huge compared to whats behind the seats in the tin top."
Family Car Ranked 2010 MINI Cooper S better.
"The inclusion of a back seat."
Value Ranked 2010 MINI Cooper S worse.
"Exclusivity "
Would Buy Ranked 2010 MINI Cooper S worse.
"The Roadster was only produced fora few years, thus its a rare vehicle, there are thousands of tin tops available."
2016 MINI Cooper Paceman
FWD
No User Reviews

Specs

2015 MINI Roadster
FWD
2016 MINI Cooper Paceman
FWD
Powertrain
Drivetrain
FWD
FWD
FWD
FWD
Fuel Economy, City
26 MPG
27 MPG
25 MPG
27 MPG
Fuel Economy, Highway
34 MPG
34 MPG
30 MPG
32 MPG
Fuel Tank Volume 13.2 gal 12.4 gal
Engine
Fuel Type
Gasoline
Gasoline
Gasoline
Gasoline
Power
121 hp @ 6,000 RPM
121 hp @ 6,000 RPM
121 hp @ 6,000 RPM
121 hp @ 6,000 RPM
Torque
118 lb-ft @ 4,250 RPM
118 lb-ft @ 4,250 RPM
118 lb-ft @ 4,250 RPM
118 lb-ft @ 4,250 RPM
Cylinders
4 cylinders
4 cylinders
4 cylinders
4 cylinders
Displacement
1,600 cc
1,600 cc
1,600 cc
1,600 cc
Bore x Stroke
3.03 in x 3.38 in
3.03 in x 3.38 in
3.03 in x 3.38 in
3.03 in x 3.38 in
Safety
ABS Brakes Standard Standard
Driver Airbag Standard Standard
Passenger Airbag Standard Standard
Front Side Airbags Standard Standard
Curtain Airbags -- Standard
NHTSA Crash Test Results
Comfort and Convenience
Air Conditioning Standard Standard
CD Player Standard Standard
Radio Standard Standard
Power Windows Standard Standard
Power Door Locks Standard Standard
Passenger Power Seats Standard --
Interior
Maximum Seating 2 seats 4 seats
Front Legroom 41.7 in 40.4 in
Back Legroom -- 33.7 in
Payload and Towing
Cargo Volume 8.5 cu ft 11.7 cu ft
Maximum Payload 507 lbs --
Exterior
Length 146.8 in 162.2 in
Width 75.3 in 78.5 in
Height 54.5 in 59.9 in
Wheelbase 97.1 in 102.2 in

Available Options

2015 MINI Roadster
FWD

Exterior Colors

  • British Racing Green Metallic
  • Chili Red
  • Eclipse Gray Metallic
  • Highclass Gray Metallic
  • Lightning Blue Metallic
  • Midnight Black Metallic
  • Pepper White
  • Spice Orange Metallic
  • White Silver Metallic

Option Packages

  • Comfort Access Keyless Entry
  • Anti-Theft Alarm System
  • City Package
  • Cold Weather Package
  • Harman/Kardon Premium Sound
  • Heated Front Seats
  • John Cooper Works Black Leather Instrument Panel
  • John Cooper Works Exterior Package
  • John Cooper Works Interior Package
  • Mini Connected Package
  • Mini Connected W/Navigation Package
  • Mini Yours Black/Satellite Gray Instrument Panel
  • Mini Yours Package
  • Power Folding Mirrors
  • Sport Package
  • Sport Suspension
  • Technology Package
  • Rear Park-Distance Control
  • Carbon Black Lounge Leather Upholstery
  • Carbon Black, Leather/Cloth Upholstery
  • Carbon Black, Lounge Leather Upholstery
  • Carbon Black, Punch Leather Upholstery
  • Championship Red Lounge Leather Upholstery
  • Polar Beige Gravity Leather Upholstery
  • Polar Beige/Carbon Black, Cloth/Leather Cross Check Upholstery
  • Satellite Gray, Mini Yours Leather Upholstery
  • Toffee, Lounge Leather Upholstery
  • Xenon Headlights
  • Transmission: 6-Speed Steptronic Automatic
  • Wheels: 17" X 7" Black Star Bullet Alloy
  • Wheels: 17" X 7" Mini Yours Twin Spoke Black Alloy
  • Wheels: 17" X 7.0" Conical Spoke Alloy
  • Wheels: 17" X 7.0" Conical Spoke Black Alloy
2016 MINI Cooper Paceman
FWD

Exterior Colors

  • Absolute Black Metallic
  • Blazing Red Metallic
  • Brilliant Copper Metallic
  • Crystal Silver Metallic
  • Jungle Green Metallic
  • Light White
  • Midnight Gray Metallic
  • Starlight Blue Metallic

Option Packages

  • Harman Kardon Premium Sound System
  • Heated Front Seats
  • Comfort Access Keyless Entry
  • John Cooper Works Exterior Package
  • Navigation Package
  • John Cooper Works Interior Package
  • Cold Weather Package
  • Fully Loaded
  • Media Package
  • Premium Package
  • Sport Package
  • Anti-Theft Alarm System
  • Auto-Dimming Interior & Exterior Mirrors
  • Rear Park-Distance Control
  • Carbon Black Gravity Leather Upholstery
  • Championship Red Lounge Leather Upholstery
  • Carbon Black Hot Cross Cloth/Leather Upholstery
  • Red Copper Lounge Leather Upholstery
  • Satellite Gray Gravity Leather Upholstery
  • Moonroof
  • Xenon Headlights
  • Transmission: 6-Speed Steptronic Automatic
  • Wheels: 18" X 7.5" 5-Star Anthracite
  • Wheels: 18" X 7.5" 5-Star Jet Black
  • Wheels: 18" X 7.5" Turbo Fan Silver
  • Wheels: 19" X 7.5" Cross Spoke Crusher Style Black
  • Wheels: 19" X 7.5" Y-Spoke Silver

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