New Car Test Drive World's Leading Provider of Automotive Reviews
Home Car Reviews Pricing Comparisons Awards & Advice Finance & Insurance About Us

New and Used Car Reviews
Search Site

Car Reviews   |   Sneak Previews   |   Most Researched   |   Mini Cooper Prices in Your Area
Review Pages
1. Overview
2. Walkaround and Interior
3. Driving Impressions
4. Summary, Prices, Specs

    Compare Vehicles
    Email to a Friend
    Print version

    Get a New Car Price Quote
    Search Used Vehicle Inventory

2013 Mini Cooper (continued)


2013 Mini Cooper

The Mini Cooper Hardtop and Convertible are nimble, fun, and stylish, with endless opportunity for personalization. Front passengers have plenty of space, but the back is best left to small children or cargo.

Kirk Bell reported from Chicago, with J.P Vettraino reporting from Detroit and Laura Burstein reporting from Los Angeles.

Model Line Overview

Model lineup:Mini Cooper Hardtop ($19,700); Cooper S Hardtop ($23,300); John Cooper Works Hardtop ($30,100); ($31,400); Cooper Convertible ($25,150); Cooper S Convertible ($28,150); John Cooper Works Convertible ($35,300)
Engines:121-hp 1.6-liter inline-4; 181-hp 1.6-liter inline-4; 208-hp 1.6-liter dohc inline-4
Transmissions:6-speed manual; 6-speed automatic
Safety equipment (standard):dual-stage front impact airbags, front seat side-impact airbags, four-wheel disc brakes with antilock brakes (ABS), Electronic Brake Force Distribution and Brake Assist; stability control, pop-up rear rollover bar (convertible), side curtain airbags (hardtop)
Safety equipment (optional):Dynamic Traction Control with electronic locking differential, rear park assist, adaptive xenon headlights
Basic warranty:5 years/50,000 miles
Assembled in:Oxford, England

Specifications As Tested

Model tested (MSRP):Mini Cooper S Hardtop ($28,150)
Standard equipment:air conditioning, leatherette (vinyl) upholstery, sport seats, power windows, locks and outside mirrors; cruise control, keyless entry, tilt-and-telescoping leather-wrapped steering wheel, height-adjustable driver seat, Bluetooth handsfree connectivity, six-speaker audio system with a CD player, HD radio, auxiliary audio jack and USB port; foglamps, rear spoiler, 16-inch alloy wheels, dynamic traction control
Options as tested (MSRP):Premium 1 Package ($1,750): automatic climate control, automatic wipers/headlamps, auto-dimming mirrors, heated folding outside mirrors, rear park distance sensor, alarm system
Destination charge:($795)
Gas guzzler tax:N/A
Price as tested (MSRP): $25,845
Layout:front-wheel drive
Engine:1.6-liter dohc 16v turbocharged inline-4
Horsepower (hp @ rpm):181 @ 5500
Torque (lb.-ft. @ rpm):177 @ 1600-5000
Transmission:6-speed manual
EPA fuel economy, city/hwy:27/34 mpg
Wheelbase:97.1 in.
Length/width/height:146.6/66.3/55.4 in.
Track, f/r:57.4/57.8 in.
Turning circle:35.1 ft.
Seating capacity:4
Head/hip/leg room, f:38.8/NA/41.4 in.
Head/hip/leg room, m:N/A
Head/hip/leg room, r:37.6/NA/29.9 in.
Cargo volume:5.7 cu. ft.
Towing capacity:N/A
Suspension, f:independent, MacPherson struts
Suspension, r:independent, multi-link
Ground clearance:N/A
Curb weight:2535 lbs.
Tires:195/55 R16
Brakes, f/r:vented disc/disc with ABS, EBD, Brake Assist
Fuel capacity:13.2 gal.

Unless otherwise indicated, specifications refer to test vehicle.
All prices are manufacturer's suggested retail prices (MSRP) effective as of November 30, 2012.
Prices do not include manufacturer's destination and delivery charges. N/A: Information not available or not applicable.
Manufacturer Info Sources: 866-646-4772 -

< Previous   1   2   3