MINI Cooper vs. Nissan Versa

 White
VS
 Silver

Key Specs

MSRP

Kelley Blue Book
$21,900 (MSRP)
$12,460 (MSRP)

Expert Rating

Expert Rating

Owner Reviews

Owner Reviews
4.33 / 5
9 Reviews
4.75 / 5
4 Reviews

Horsepower

Horsepower
134 hp
109 hp

Bluetooth

Bluetooth

BackUp Camera

BackUp Camera

Engine Type

Engine Type
1.5L 12V Twin Power Turbo
1.6L DOHC 16

Interior Features

BackUp Camera

BackUp Camera

Universal Garage Door Opener

Universal Garage Door Opener
Optional
Optional

Power Mirrors

Power Mirrors

Steering Wheel Controls

Steering Wheel Controls

Rear Defrost

Rear Defrost

Power Steering

Power Steering

Front Leg Room

Front Leg Room
41.4 in.
41.8 in.

Front Head Room

Front Head Room
40.3 in.
39.8 in.

Rear Leg Room

Rear Leg Room
30.8 in.
37 in.

Second Head Room

Second Head Room
36.9 in.
36.6 in.

Bluetooth

Bluetooth

MP3 Player

MP3 Player

AUX Input

AUX Input

Exterior Features

Standard Wheels

Standard Wheels
Aluminum

Tire Width

Tire Width
H - P205/45WR17
P185/65HR15

Wheelbase

Wheelbase
98.2 in.
102.4 in.

Turning Radius

Turning Radius
35.4 ft.
34.8 ft.

Length

Length
151.1 in.
175.4 in.

Width

Width
68 in.
66.7 in.

Mechanical Specs

Weight

Weight
2605 - 2675 lbs.
2395 lbs.

Horsepower

Horsepower
134 hp
109 hp

Torque

Torque
162 ft. lbs.
107 ft. lbs.

Engine Cylinders

Engine Cylinders
3 Cylinder
4 Cylinder

Drivetrain

Drivetrain
Front Wheel Drive
Front Wheel Drive

Fuel Capacity

Fuel Capacity
10.6 gal.
10.8 gal.

Combined

Combined
31 - 33 mpg
32 mpg

City

City
27 - 28 mpg
27 mpg

Highway

Highway
35 - 38 mpg
36 mpg

Safety Features

Spare Tire

Spare Tire
Temporary Spare Tire
Temporary Spare Tire

ABS Brakes

ABS Brakes

Tire Pressure Monitor System

Tire Pressure Monitor System

Stability Control

Stability Control

Traction Control

Traction Control

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

Tech Specs

Vehicle Name

Vehicle Name
MINI Hardtop 2 Door
Nissan Versa Sedan

Body Style

Body Style
Hatchback
Sedan

Drivetrain

Drivetrain
Front Wheel Drive
Front Wheel Drive

EPA Classification

EPA Classification
Minicompact Cars
Compact Cars

Passenger Capacity

Passenger Capacity
4
5

Base Curb Weight

Base Curb Weight
2605 - 2675 lbs.
2395 lbs.

Fuel Economy Est-Combined

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

EPA Fuel Economy Est - City

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

EPA Fuel Economy Est - Hwy

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

Engine Type

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

Displacement

Displacement
1.5 L/91
1.6 L/98

Fuel System

Fuel System
Gasoline Direct Injection
Sequential MPI

Trans Type

Trans Type
6
5

Trans Description Cont.

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

First Gear Ratio (:1)

First Gear Ratio (:1)
3.62 - 4.46
3.73

Second Gear Ratio (:1)

Second Gear Ratio (:1)
1.93 - 2.51
2.05

Third Gear Ratio (:1)

Third Gear Ratio (:1)
1.24 - 1.55
1.39

Fourth Gear Ratio (:1)

Fourth Gear Ratio (:1)
0.97 - 1.14
1.03

Fifth Gear Ratio (:1)

Fifth Gear Ratio (:1)
0.81 - 0.85
0.82

Reverse Ratio (:1)

Reverse Ratio (:1)
3.19 - 3.54
3.55

Final Drive Axle Ratio (:1)

Final Drive Axle Ratio (:1)
3.42 - 3.68
4.07

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

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

Maximum Alternator Capacity (amps)

Maximum Alternator Capacity (amps)
150
110

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 Size

Front Tire Size
H, P175/65HR15, P195/55HR16, P205/45WR17
P185/65HR15

Rear Tire Size

Rear Tire Size
H, P175/65HR15, P195/55HR16, P205/45WR17
P185/65HR15

Spare Tire Size

Spare Tire Size
Compact
Compact

Front Wheel Size

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

Rear Wheel Size

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

Spare Wheel Size

Spare Wheel Size
Compact in.
Compact in.

Front Wheel Material

Front Wheel Material
Aluminum
Aluminum - Steel

Rear Wheel Material

Rear Wheel Material
Aluminum
Aluminum - Steel

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
35.4 ft.
34.8 ft.

Brake Type

Brake Type
4-Wheel Disc
Front Disc/Rear Drum

Brake ABS System

Brake ABS System
4-Wheel
4-Wheel

Disc - Front

Disc - Front
Yes
Yes

Front Brake Rotor Diam x Thickness

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

Rear Brake Rotor Diam x Thickness

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

Fuel Tank Capacity, Approx

Fuel Tank Capacity, Approx
10.6 gal.
10.8 gal.

Front Head Room

Front Head Room
40.3 in.
39.8 in.

Front Leg Room

Front Leg Room
41.4 in.
41.8 in.

Front Shoulder Room

Front Shoulder Room
50.6 in.
51.7 in.

Second Head Room

Second Head Room
36.9 in.
36.6 in.

Second Leg Room

Second Leg Room
30.8 in.
37 in.

Second Shoulder Room

Second Shoulder Room
47.8 in.
51.9 in.

Wheelbase

Wheelbase
98.2 in.
102.4 in.

Length, Overall

Length, Overall
151.1 in.
175.4 in.

Width, Max w/o mirrors

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

Height, Overall

Height, Overall
55.7 in.
59.6 in.

Track Width, Front

Track Width, Front
59.1 in.
58.3 in.

Track Width, Rear

Track Width, Rear
59.1 in.
58.5 in.

Model Group

Model Group
MINI
Versa

Vehicle Segment

Vehicle Segment
Subcompact
Subcompact

Vehicle Type

Vehicle Type
Hatchback
Sedan

Engine Displacement Units

Engine Displacement Units
1.5
1.6

Engine Camshaft

Engine Camshaft
DOHC
DOHC

Engine Block Type

Engine Block Type
aluminum
aluminum

Engine Cylinder Count

Engine Cylinder Count
3
4

Engine Valve Count

Engine Valve Count
4
4