MINI Clubman vs. Volkswagen Beetle

Pepper White
VS
Pure White

Key Specs

Kelley Blue Book Value

Kelley Blue Book Value
$25,556 - $28,357
$18,316 - $20,735

Expert Rating

Expert Rating

Owner Reviews

Owner Reviews

Horsepower

Horsepower
134 hp
174 hp

Bluetooth

Bluetooth
Not Available
Optional

Engine Type

Engine Type
1.5L I
2.0L TSI 174 HP DOHC 16V Turbo 4

Interior Features

Sun Roof

Sun Roof
Optional
Not Available

Alarm

Alarm
Optional
Optional

HeadsUp Display

HeadsUp Display
Optional
Not Available

Keyless Entry

Keyless Entry
Optional
Optional

Universal Garage Door Opener

Universal Garage Door Opener
Optional
Not Available

Rain Sensing Wipers

Rain Sensing Wipers
Not Available
Optional

Premium Sound System

Premium Sound System
Optional
Not Available

Automatic Parking

Automatic Parking
Optional
Not Available

Front Leg Room

Front Leg Room
41.4 in.
41.3 in.

Front Head Room

Front Head Room
39 - 40.2 in.
39.4 in.

Rear Leg Room

Rear Leg Room
34.3 in.
31.4 in.

Second Head Room

Second Head Room
36.9 - 38 in.
37.1 in.

Bluetooth

Bluetooth
Not Available
Optional

MP3 Player

MP3 Player
Optional
Optional

Satellite Radio

Satellite Radio
Optional
Optional

Smart Device Integration

Smart Device Integration
Optional
Optional

AUX Input

AUX Input
Not Available
Optional

CD Player

CD Player
Not Available
Optional

Navigation System

Navigation System
Optional
Not Available

Passengers

Passengers
5
4

Power Driver Seat

Power Driver Seat
Optional
Optional

Power Passenger Seat

Power Passenger Seat
Optional
Optional

Heated Front Seats

Heated Front Seats
Optional
Optional

Seat Memory

Seat Memory
Optional
Not Available

Pass Through Rear Seat

Pass Through Rear Seat
Optional
Not Available

Driver Lumbar

Driver Lumbar
Optional
Optional

Exterior Features

Hands Free Liftgate

Hands Free Liftgate
Optional
Not Available

Rear Spoiler

Rear Spoiler
Optional
Not Available

Tire Width

Tire Width

Wheelbase

Wheelbase
105.1 in.
100.1 in.

Turning Radius

Turning Radius
37.1 ft.
35.4 ft.

Length

Length
168.3 in.
168.8 in.

Width

Width
70.9 in.
71.9 in.

Mechanical Specs

Weight

Weight
3105 - 3405 .lbs
3020 .lbs

Horsepower

Horsepower
134 hp
174 hp

Torque

Torque
162 ft. lbs.
184 ft. lbs.

Performance Tires

Performance Tires
Optional
Optional

Fuel Capacity

Fuel Capacity
13.2 gal.
14.5 gal.

Combined

Combined
23 - 33 mpg
13 - 17 mpg

City

City
22 - 24 mpg
26 mpg

Highway

Highway
32 - 34 mpg
33 mpg

Active Suspension

Active Suspension
Optional
Not Available

Manual Mode

Manual Mode
Optional
Not Available

Safety Features

Automatic Headlights

Automatic Headlights
Not Available
Optional

Auto Leveling Headlights

Auto Leveling Headlights
Optional
Not Available

Adaptive Cruise Control

Adaptive Cruise Control
Optional
Not Available

Tech Specs

Vehicle Name

Vehicle Name
MINI Clubman
Volkswagen Beetle

Body Style

Body Style
ALL4 - Wagon
Hatchback

Drivetrain

Drivetrain
All Wheel Drive - Front Wheel Drive
Front Wheel Drive

EPA Classification

EPA Classification
Mid-Size Cars - Subcompact Cars
Compact Cars

Passenger Capacity

Passenger Capacity
5
4

Passenger Volume

Passenger Volume
92.5 ft³.
85.1 ft³.

Base Curb Weight

Base Curb Weight
3105 - 3405 lbs.
3020 lbs.

Fuel Economy Est-Combined

Fuel Economy Est-Combined
26 - 28 mpg.
29 mpg.

EPA Fuel Economy Est - City

EPA Fuel Economy Est - City
22 - 24 mpg.
26 mpg.

EPA Fuel Economy Est - Hwy

EPA Fuel Economy Est - Hwy
31 - 34 mpg.
33 mpg.

Engine Order Code

Engine Order Code
MINI
Not Available

Engine Type

Engine Type
Intercooled Turbo Premium Unleaded I-3
Intercooled Turbo Regular Unleaded I-4

Displacement

Displacement
1.5 L/91
2.0 L/121

Fuel System

Fuel System
Gasoline Direct Injection
Gasoline Direct Injection

Trans Order Code

Trans Order Code
205, _6AT04_, _8AT01_
Not Available

Trans Type

Trans Type
6 - 8
6

Trans Description Cont.

Trans Description Cont.
Automatic w/OD - Manual w/OD
Automatic w/OD

First Gear Ratio (:1)

First Gear Ratio (:1)
3.62, 3.82, 4.46, 5.25
4.46

Second Gear Ratio (:1)

Second Gear Ratio (:1)
1.93, 2.04, 2.51, 3.03
2.51

Third Gear Ratio (:1)

Third Gear Ratio (:1)
1.24, 1.37, 1.55, 1.95
1.56

Fourth Gear Ratio (:1)

Fourth Gear Ratio (:1)
0.97, 1.03, 1.14, 1.46
1.14

Fifth Gear Ratio (:1)

Fifth Gear Ratio (:1)
0.81, 0.85, 0.95, 1.22
0.85

Sixth Gear Ratio (:1)

Sixth Gear Ratio (:1)
0.67, 0.68, 0.79, 1.00
0.67

Reverse Ratio (:1)

Reverse Ratio (:1)
3.19, 3.54, 4.01
3.19

Final Drive Axle Ratio (:1)

Final Drive Axle Ratio (:1)
3.68, 3.75, 3.88
3.23

Tons/yr of CO2 Emissions @ 15K mi/year

Tons/yr of CO2 Emissions @ 15K mi/year
6.3, 6.5, 6.7, 6.8
6.1

Maximum Alternator Capacity (amps)

Maximum Alternator Capacity (amps)
150
140

Suspension Type - Front

Suspension Type - Front
Strut
Strut

Suspension Type - Rear

Suspension Type - Rear
Multi-Link
Multi-Link

Suspension Type - Front (Cont.)

Suspension Type - Front (Cont.)
Strut
Strut

Suspension Type - Rear (Cont.)

Suspension Type - Rear (Cont.)
Multi-Link
Multi-Link

Front Tire Order Code

Front Tire Order Code
927
Not Available

Rear Tire Order Code

Rear Tire Order Code
927
Not Available

Spare Tire Order Code

Spare Tire Order Code
300
Not Available

Front Tire Size

Front Tire Size
H, P195/55WR16, P225/40WR18, P225/40YR18, P225/45WR17
P215/55HR17 - P215/60TR16

Rear Tire Size

Rear Tire Size
H, P195/55WR16, P225/40WR18, P225/40YR18, P225/45WR17
P215/55HR17 - P215/60TR16

Spare Tire Size

Spare Tire Size
Compact
Compact

Front Wheel Size

Front Wheel Size
16 X 6.5 - 18 X 8 in.
16 X 6.5 - 17 X 7 in.

Rear Wheel Size

Rear Wheel Size
16 X 6.5 - 18 X 8 in.
16 X 6.5 - 17 X 7 in.

Spare Wheel Size

Spare Wheel Size
Compact in.
Compact in.

Front Wheel Material

Front Wheel Material
Aluminum
Aluminum

Rear Wheel Material

Rear Wheel Material
Aluminum
Aluminum

Spare Wheel Material

Spare Wheel Material
Steel
Steel

Steering Type

Steering Type
Rack-Pinion
Rack-Pinion

Turning Diameter - Curb to Curb

Turning Diameter - Curb to Curb
37.1 ft.
35.4 ft.

Brake Type

Brake Type
4-Wheel Disc
4-Wheel Disc

Brake ABS System

Brake ABS System
4-Wheel
4-Wheel

Disc - Front

Disc - Front
Yes
Yes

Disc - Rear

Disc - Rear
Yes
Yes

Front Brake Rotor Diam x Thickness

Front Brake Rotor Diam x Thickness
11 in.
11.3 in.

Rear Brake Rotor Diam x Thickness

Rear Brake Rotor Diam x Thickness
10.2 in.
10 in.

Fuel Tank Capacity, Approx

Fuel Tank Capacity, Approx
13.2 gal.
14.5 gal.

Front Head Room

Front Head Room
39 - 40.2 in.
39.4 in.

Front Leg Room

Front Leg Room
41.4 in.
41.3 in.

Front Shoulder Room

Front Shoulder Room
54.7 in.
55.3 in.

Second Head Room

Second Head Room
36.9 - 38 in.
37.1 in.

Second Leg Room

Second Leg Room
34.3 in.
31.4 in.

Second Shoulder Room

Second Shoulder Room
52.8 in.
49 in.

Wheelbase

Wheelbase
105.1 in.
100.1 in.

Length, Overall

Length, Overall
168.3 in.
168.8 in.

Width, Max w/o mirrors

Width, Max w/o mirrors
70.9 in.
71.9 in.

Height, Overall

Height, Overall
56.7 in.
58.6 in.

Track Width, Front

Track Width, Front
61.6 in.
62.2 in.

Track Width, Rear

Track Width, Rear
61.4 in.
61.1 in.

Cargo Volume to Seat 1

Cargo Volume to Seat 1
47.9 ft³.
Not Available

Cargo Volume to Seat 2

Cargo Volume to Seat 2
17.5 ft³.
Not Available

Cargo Volume to Seat 3

Cargo Volume to Seat 3
17.5 ft³.
Not Available

Seventh Gear Ratio (:1)

Seventh Gear Ratio (:1)
0.81
Not Available

Eighth Gear Ratio (:1)

Eighth Gear Ratio (:1)
0.67
Not Available

Model Group

Model Group
MINI
Beetle

Vehicle Segment

Vehicle Segment
Compact - Intermediate
Compact

Vehicle Type

Vehicle Type
Wagon
Hatchback

Engine Displacement Units

Engine Displacement Units
1.5
2.0

Engine Camshaft

Engine Camshaft
DOHC
DOHC

Engine Block Type

Engine Block Type
aluminum
iron

Engine Cylinder Count

Engine Cylinder Count
3
4

Engine Valve Count

Engine Valve Count
4
4