MINI Cooper vs. FIAT 500

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 Front passenger 3/4 w/ wheels turned.

Key Specs

MSRP

Kelley Blue Book
$21,900 (MSRP)
$17,990 (MSRP)

Expert Rating

Expert Rating
Not Available

Owner Reviews

Owner Reviews
4.33 / 5
9 Reviews

Horsepower

Horsepower
134 hp
135 hp

Bluetooth

Bluetooth

BackUp Camera

BackUp Camera

Engine Type

Engine Type
1.5L 12V Twin Power Turbo
1.4L I4 MultiAir Turbo

Interior Features

BackUp Camera

BackUp Camera

Keyless Entry

Keyless Entry

Heated Mirrors

Heated Mirrors

Power Mirrors

Power Mirrors

Steering Wheel Controls

Steering Wheel Controls

Cruise Control

Cruise Control

Power Windows

Power Windows

Rear Defrost

Rear Defrost

Premium Sound System

Premium Sound System
Optional

Power Steering

Power Steering

Front Leg Room

Front Leg Room
41.4 in.
40.7 in.

Front Head Room

Front Head Room
40.3 in.
38.6 in.

Rear Leg Room

Rear Leg Room
30.8 in.
31.7 in.

Second Head Room

Second Head Room
36.9 in.
36.8 in.

Bluetooth

Bluetooth

MP3 Player

MP3 Player

Satellite Radio

Satellite Radio
Optional
Optional

AUX Input

AUX Input

Climate Control

Climate Control
Optional
Optional

Navigation System

Navigation System
Optional
Optional

Passengers

Passengers
4
4

Pass Through Rear Seat

Pass Through Rear Seat

Exterior Features

Standard Wheels

Standard Wheels
Aluminum
Aluminum

Tire Width

Tire Width
H - P205/45WR17
P195/45HR16

Wheelbase

Wheelbase
98.2 in.
90.6 in.

Turning Radius

Turning Radius
35.4 ft.
30.6 ft.

Length

Length
151.1 in.
139.6 in.

Width

Width
68 in.
64.1 in.

Mechanical Specs

Weight

Weight
2605 - 2675 lbs.
2424 lbs.

Horsepower

Horsepower
134 hp
135 hp

Torque

Torque
162 ft. lbs.
150 ft. lbs.

Turbocharged

Turbocharged

4wheel Disc Brakes

4wheel Disc Brakes

Performance Tires

Performance Tires
Optional

Engine Cylinders

Engine Cylinders
3 Cylinder
4 Cylinder

Drivetrain

Drivetrain
Front Wheel Drive
Front Wheel Drive

Fuel Capacity

Fuel Capacity
10.6 gal.
10.5 gal.

Combined

Combined
31 - 33 mpg
28 - 31 mpg

City

City
27 - 28 mpg
24 - 28 mpg

Highway

Highway
35 - 38 mpg
32 - 33 mpg

Manual Mode

Manual Mode
Optional

Safety Features

Spare Tire

Spare Tire
Temporary Spare Tire

ABS Brakes

ABS Brakes

Automatic Headlights

Automatic Headlights

Tire Pressure Monitor System

Tire Pressure Monitor System

Stability Control

Stability Control

Traction Control

Traction Control

Rear Parking Sensors

Rear Parking Sensors

Automated Emergency Braking

Automated Emergency Braking

Driver Airbag

Driver Airbag

Passenger Airbag

Passenger Airbag

Front Side Airbag

Front Side Airbag

Front Head Airbag

Front Head Airbag

Rear Head Airbag

Rear Head Airbag

Passenger Airbag Sensor

Passenger Airbag Sensor

Knee Airbag

Knee Airbag

Tech Specs

Vehicle Name

Vehicle Name
MINI Hardtop 2 Door
FIAT 500c

Body Style

Body Style
Hatchback
Cabrio

Drivetrain

Drivetrain
Front Wheel Drive
Front Wheel Drive

EPA Classification

EPA Classification
Minicompact Cars
Minicompact Cars

Passenger Capacity

Passenger Capacity
4
4

Base Curb Weight

Base Curb Weight
2605 - 2675 lbs.
2424 lbs.

Fuel Economy Est-Combined

Fuel Economy Est-Combined
30 - 32 mpg.
27 mpg.

EPA Fuel Economy Est - City

EPA Fuel Economy Est - City
27 - 28 mpg.
24 mpg.

EPA Fuel Economy Est - Hwy

EPA Fuel Economy Est - Hwy
35 - 38 mpg.
32 mpg.

Engine Order Code

Engine Order Code
MINI
EAM

Engine Type

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

Displacement

Displacement
1.5 L/91
1.4 L/83

Fuel System

Fuel System
Gasoline Direct Injection
Sequential MPI

Trans Order Code

Trans Order Code
205, ZMT, ZMT-1, _6AT04_
DDE - DF4

Trans Type

Trans Type
6
5 - 6

Trans Description Cont.

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

First Gear Ratio (:1)

First Gear Ratio (:1)
3.62 - 4.46
3.91 - 4.04

Second Gear Ratio (:1)

Second Gear Ratio (:1)
1.93 - 2.51
2.24 - 2.37

Third Gear Ratio (:1)

Third Gear Ratio (:1)
1.24 - 1.55
1.52 - 1.56

Fourth Gear Ratio (:1)

Fourth Gear Ratio (:1)
0.97 - 1.14
1.16

Fifth Gear Ratio (:1)

Fifth Gear Ratio (:1)
0.81 - 0.85
0.85 - 0.87

Sixth Gear Ratio (:1)

Sixth Gear Ratio (:1)
0.67 - 0.68
0.67

Reverse Ratio (:1)

Reverse Ratio (:1)
3.19 - 3.54
3.19 - 3.91

Final Drive Axle Ratio (:1)

Final Drive Axle Ratio (:1)
3.42 - 3.68
3.35 - 3.50

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

Tons/yr of CO2 Emissions @ 15K mi/year
5.5 - 5.9
6.5

Maximum Alternator Capacity (amps)

Maximum Alternator Capacity (amps)
150
120

Suspension Type - Front

Suspension Type - Front
Strut
Strut

Suspension Type - Rear

Suspension Type - Rear
Multi-Link
Torsion Beam

Suspension Type - Front (Cont.)

Suspension Type - Front (Cont.)
Strut
Strut

Suspension Type - Rear (Cont.)

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

Front Tire Order Code

Front Tire Order Code
258, 927, ZPT
T1D

Rear Tire Order Code

Rear Tire Order Code
258, 927, ZPT
T1D

Front Tire Size

Front Tire Size
H, P175/65HR15, P195/55HR16, P205/45WR17
P195/45HR16

Rear Tire Size

Rear Tire Size
H, P175/65HR15, P195/55HR16, P205/45WR17
P195/45HR16

Front Wheel Size

Front Wheel Size
15 X 5.5 - 17 X 7 in.
16 X 6.5 in.

Rear Wheel Size

Rear Wheel Size
15 X 5.5 - 17 X 7 in.
16 X 6.5 in.

Front Wheel Material

Front Wheel Material
Aluminum
Aluminum

Rear Wheel Material

Rear Wheel Material
Aluminum
Aluminum

Steering Type

Steering Type
Rack-Pinion
Rack-Pinion

Turning Diameter - Curb to Curb

Turning Diameter - Curb to Curb
35.4 ft.
30.6 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.
11.1 in.

Rear Brake Rotor Diam x Thickness

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

Fuel Tank Capacity, Approx

Fuel Tank Capacity, Approx
10.6 gal.
10.5 gal.

Front Head Room

Front Head Room
40.3 in.
38.6 in.

Front Leg Room

Front Leg Room
41.4 in.
40.7 in.

Front Shoulder Room

Front Shoulder Room
50.6 in.
49.4 in.

Second Head Room

Second Head Room
36.9 in.
36.8 in.

Second Leg Room

Second Leg Room
30.8 in.
31.7 in.

Second Shoulder Room

Second Shoulder Room
47.8 in.
46.4 in.

Wheelbase

Wheelbase
98.2 in.
90.6 in.

Length, Overall

Length, Overall
151.1 in.
139.6 in.

Width, Max w/o mirrors

Width, Max w/o mirrors
68 in.
64.1 in.

Height, Overall

Height, Overall
55.7 in.
59.8 in.

Track Width, Front

Track Width, Front
59.1 in.
55.4 in.

Track Width, Rear

Track Width, Rear
59.1 in.
55 in.

Model Group

Model Group
MINI
500c

Vehicle Segment

Vehicle Segment
Subcompact
Subcompact

Vehicle Type

Vehicle Type
Hatchback
Convertible

Engine Displacement Units

Engine Displacement Units
1.5
1.4

Engine Camshaft

Engine Camshaft
DOHC
SOHC

Engine Block Type

Engine Block Type
aluminum
iron

Engine Cylinder Count

Engine Cylinder Count
3
4

Engine Valve Count

Engine Valve Count
4
4