Volkswagen Beetle vs MINI Cooper Compare price, expert/user reviews, mpg, engines, safety, cargo capacity and other specs at a glance.

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

New Car Pricing New listing price comparison and analysis.

2018 Volkswagen Beetle
2.0T Coast Convertible FWD
MSRP
$26,840
Invoice
$25,766
Average Price Paid
$24,021
53 listings nationwide

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2019 MINI Cooper
2-Door Hatchback FWD
MSRP
$21,900
Invoice
$20,350
Average Price Paid
$20,921
603 listings nationwide

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Pricing Analysis Price analysis based on recent sales data applied to current trim without options.

2018 Volkswagen Beetle
2.0T Coast Convertible FWD
Fair Price
$25,283
Good Price
$23,263
Great Price
$22,107
2019 MINI Cooper
2-Door Hatchback FWD
Fair Price
$21,590
Good Price
$20,361
Great Price
$19,658

Used Car Pricing Used listing price comparison and analysis.

2018 Volkswagen Beetle
2.0T Coast Convertible FWD
CarGurus Instant Market Value
$27,957
2019 MINI Cooper
2-Door Hatchback FWD
CarGurus Instant Market Value
$26,360
3 listings nationwide

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Expert Reviews Reviews from CarGurus experts.

2018 Volkswagen Beetle
2.0T Coast Convertible FWD
Michael Perkins Test Drive Review:

As Volkswagen prepares to 86 the Beetle in favor of its new retro retread, the electric I.D. Buzz, it has decided to use the little nod to nostalgia as one of the promotional platforms...

2019 MINI Cooper
2-Door Hatchback FWD
Kyree Williams Preview:

The modern MINI Cooper debuted in 2002 as a modern take on the original MINI of the 60s. Two major redesigns have occurred in 2007 and 2015, bringing technology, performance, and fuel ...

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  • Look and Feel 8
  • Performance 7
  • Form & Function 8
  • Technology 7
  • Safety 8
  • Cost-Effectiveness 9
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User Reviews Reviews from CarGurus users who have driven or owned the car.

2018 Volkswagen Beetle
2.0T Coast Convertible FWD
writes:
Bought this car...Had every feature I wanted.
2019 MINI Cooper
2-Door Hatchback FWD
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Specs

2018 Volkswagen Beetle
2.0T Coast Convertible FWD
2019 MINI Cooper
2-Door Hatchback FWD
Powertrain 6-Speed Automatic
Drivetrain
FWD
FWD
FWD
Fuel Economy, City
26 MPG
27 MPG
28 MPG
Fuel Economy, Highway
33 MPG
35 MPG
38 MPG
Fuel Tank Volume 14.5 gal 11.6 gal
Engine
Fuel Type
Gasoline
Gasoline
Gasoline
Power
174 hp @ 5,000 RPM
134 hp @ 4,400 RPM
134 hp @ 4,400 RPM
Torque
184 lb-ft @ 1,500 RPM
162 lb-ft @ 1,250 RPM
162 lb-ft @ 1,250 RPM
Cylinders
4 cylinders
3 cylinders
3 cylinders
Compression Ratio
11.7:1
11:1
11:1
Displacement
2,000 cc
1,500 cc
1,500 cc
Bore x Stroke
3.25 in x 3.65 in
3.23 in x 3.72 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
Comfort and Convenience
Air Conditioning Standard Optional
CD Player Standard --
Radio Standard Optional
Power Windows Standard Optional
Power Door Locks Standard Optional
Interior
Maximum Seating 4 seats 4 seats
Front Legroom 41.3 in 41.4 in
Back Legroom 31.4 in 30.8 in
Payload and Towing
Cargo Volume 7.1 cu ft 8.7 cu ft
Maximum Payload 761 lbs 680 lbs
Exterior
Length 168.8 in 151.1 in
Width 71.9 in 76.1 in
Height 58 in 55.7 in
Wheelbase 100 in 98.2 in

Available Options

2018 Volkswagen Beetle
2.0T Coast Convertible FWD

Exterior Colors

  • Deep Black Pearl Metallic/Beige Roof
  • Deep Sea Teal Metallic with Beige Roof
  • Habanero Orange Metallic/Beige Roof
  • Pure White/Beige Roof
  • Silk Blue Metallic/Beige Roof
  • Tornado Red/Beige Roof

Option Packages

  • Coast Lighting Package
  • Wind Deflector
2019 MINI Cooper
2-Door Hatchback FWD

Exterior Colors

  • British Racing Green Metallic
  • Chili Red
  • Electric Blue Metallic
  • Emerald Grey Metallic
  • MINI Yours Lapisluxury Blue
  • Melting Silver Metallic
  • Midnight Black Metallic
  • Moonwalk Grey Metallic
  • Pepper White
  • SOLARIS Orange Metallic
  • Starlight Blue Metallic
  • White Silver Metallic

Option Packages

  • Iconic Trim
  • Premium Package
  • Signature Line Package
  • Signature Upholstery Package
  • Touchscreen Navigation Package
  • Alarm System
  • Heated Front Seats
  • Transmission: 6-Speed Automatic W/STEPTRONIC

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