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2023 MINI Cooper 2-Door Hatchback FWD
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User Ranking Drivers and owners ranked these cars in 9 categories.

New Car Pricing New listing price comparison and analysis.

2019 Volkswagen Beetle
2.0T Final Edition SE Convertible FWD
No Data Available
2023 MINI Cooper
2-Door Hatchback FWD
MSRP
$27,400
Invoice
$25,410
Average Price Paid
$27,400
119 listings nationwide

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2019 Volkswagen Beetle
2.0T Final Edition SE Convertible FWD
No Data Available
2023 MINI Cooper
2-Door Hatchback FWD
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Used Car Pricing Used listing price comparison and analysis.

2019 Volkswagen Beetle
2.0T Final Edition SE Convertible FWD
CarGurus Instant Market Value
$31,538
13 listings nationwide

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2023 MINI Cooper
2-Door Hatchback FWD
CarGurus Instant Market Value
$30,529
5 listings nationwide

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Expert Reviews Reviews from CarGurus experts.

2019 Volkswagen Beetle
2.0T Final Edition SE Convertible FWD
Kyree Rollerson Preview:

The distinctive Beetle came to represent Volkswagen as soon as it debuted several decades ago, and then returned with renewed vigor when a modern version was introduced in 1998. Unfort...

2023 MINI Cooper
2-Door Hatchback FWD
Natalie Harrington Preview:

The iconic MINI Cooper has grown both larger and more advanced over the years, but it’s still a small, agile car with attractive styling. For 2023, MINI updated the Cooper with new tec...

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

2019 Volkswagen Beetle
2.0T Final Edition SE Convertible FWD
20
GuruB6J5K writes:
It is a delight to drive and has all the options except leather seats.
Beetleragtop writes:
Front Seats Ranked 2019 Volkswagen Beetle 2.0T Final Edition SEL Hatchback FWD worse.
"Nicer and more durable interior"
Family Car Ranked 2019 Volkswagen Beetle 2.0T Final Edition SEL Hatchback FWD worse.
"Both cars are very nice...the SE Premium has all the options the the SEL has."
Beetleragtop writes:
Front Seats Ranked 2019 Volkswagen Beetle 2.0T Final Edition SEL Hatchback FWD worse.
"Nicer and more durable interior"
Family Car Ranked 2019 Volkswagen Beetle 2.0T Final Edition SEL Hatchback FWD worse.
"Both cars are very nice...the SE Premium has all the options the the SEL has."
2023 MINI Cooper
2-Door Hatchback FWD
No User Reviews

Specs

2019 Volkswagen Beetle
2.0T Final Edition SE Convertible FWD
2023 MINI Cooper
2-Door Hatchback FWD
Powertrain 6-Speed Automatic
Drivetrain
FWD
FWD
FWD
Fuel Economy, City
26 MPG
27 MPG
29 MPG
Fuel Economy, Highway
33 MPG
37 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 @ 4,500 RPM
134 hp @ 4,500 RPM
Torque
184 lb-ft @ 1,500 RPM
162 lb-ft @ 1,480 RPM
162 lb-ft @ 1,480 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 Standard
Driver Airbag Standard Standard
Passenger Airbag Standard Standard
Front Side Airbags Standard Standard
Curtain Airbags -- Standard
NHTSA Crash Test Results
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
Rollover -- 5 stars
Comfort and Convenience
Sunroof/Moonroof -- Standard
Air Conditioning Standard Standard
CD Player Standard --
Radio Standard Standard
Power Windows Standard Standard
Power Door Locks Standard Standard
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 705 lbs 694 lbs
Exterior
Length 168.8 in 152.2 in
Width 71.9 in 75.9 in
Height 58 in 55.7 in
Wheelbase 100.1 in 98.2 in

Available Options

2019 Volkswagen Beetle
2.0T Final Edition SE Convertible FWD

Exterior Colors

  • Deep Black Pearl/Black Roof
  • Platinum Gray Metallic/Black Roof
  • Pure White/Black Roof
  • Safari Uni/Black Roof
  • Stonewashed Blue Metallic/Black Roof

Option Packages

  • Wind Deflector
2023 MINI Cooper
2-Door Hatchback FWD

Exterior Colors

  • British Racing Green IV Metallic
  • Chili Red
  • Island Blue Metallic
  • Midnight Black II
  • Moonwalk Grey Metallic
  • Pepper White
  • White Silver Metallic

Option Packages

  • Iconic Trim
  • Premium Package
  • Signature Upholstery Package
  • Touchscreen Navigation
  • Touchscreen Navigation Plus
  • Alarm System
  • Black Pearl LT Checkered, Cloth/Leatherette Upholstery
  • Black Pearl, Cloth/Leatherette Upholstery
  • Carbon Black, Cross Punch Leather Upholstery
  • Carbon Black, Mini Yours Lounge Leather Upholstery
  • Malt Brown, Chesterfield Leather Upholstery
  • Satellite Grey, Chesterfield Leather Upholstery

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