Volkswagen Golf vs. MINI Clubman

Pure White
VS
Pepper White

Key Specs

Kelley Blue Book Value

Kelley Blue Book Value
$14,586 - $18,551
$25,556 - $28,357

Expert Rating

Expert Rating

Owner Reviews

Owner Reviews

Horsepower

Horsepower
170 hp
134 hp

Engine Type

Engine Type
1.8L TSI DOHC 16V Turbocharged 4
1.5L I

Interior Features

Sun Roof

Sun Roof
Not Available
Optional

Alarm

Alarm
Not Available
Optional

HeadsUp Display

HeadsUp Display
Not Available
Optional

Keyless Entry

Keyless Entry
Not Available
Optional

Universal Garage Door Opener

Universal Garage Door Opener
Optional
Optional

Premium Sound System

Premium Sound System
Not Available
Optional

Automatic Parking

Automatic Parking
Not Available
Optional

Front Leg Room

Front Leg Room
41.2 in.
41.4 in.

Front Head Room

Front Head Room
38.4 in.
39 - 40.2 in.

Rear Leg Room

Rear Leg Room
35.6 in.
34.3 in.

Second Head Room

Second Head Room
38.1 in.
36.9 - 38 in.

MP3 Player

MP3 Player
Not Available
Optional

Satellite Radio

Satellite Radio
Not Available
Optional

Smart Device Integration

Smart Device Integration
Not Available
Optional

Navigation System

Navigation System
Not Available
Optional

Passengers

Passengers
5
5

Power Driver Seat

Power Driver Seat
Not Available
Optional

Power Passenger Seat

Power Passenger Seat
Not Available
Optional

Heated Front Seats

Heated Front Seats
Not Available
Optional

Seat Memory

Seat Memory
Not Available
Optional

Pass Through Rear Seat

Pass Through Rear Seat
Not Available
Optional

Driver Lumbar

Driver Lumbar
Not Available
Optional

Exterior Features

Hands Free Liftgate

Hands Free Liftgate
Not Available
Optional

Rear Spoiler

Rear Spoiler
Optional
Optional

Tire Width

Tire Width

Wheelbase

Wheelbase
103.8 in.
105.1 in.

Turning Radius

Turning Radius
35.8 ft.
37.1 ft.

Length

Length
167.6 in.
168.3 in.

Width

Width
70.8 in.
70.9 in.

Mechanical Specs

Weight

Weight
2963 - 3023 .lbs
3105 - 3405 .lbs

Horsepower

Horsepower
170 hp
134 hp

Torque

Torque
184 - 199 ft. lbs.
162 ft. lbs.

Performance Tires

Performance Tires
Not Available
Optional

Fuel Capacity

Fuel Capacity
13.2 gal.
13.2 gal.

Combined

Combined
12 - 17 mpg
23 - 33 mpg

City

City
24 mpg
22 - 24 mpg

Highway

Highway
33 mpg
32 - 34 mpg

Active Suspension

Active Suspension
Not Available
Optional

Manual Mode

Manual Mode
Not Available
Optional

Safety Features

Auto Leveling Headlights

Auto Leveling Headlights
Not Available
Optional

Adaptive Cruise Control

Adaptive Cruise Control
Not Available
Optional

Tech Specs

Vehicle Name

Vehicle Name
Volkswagen Golf
MINI Clubman

Body Style

Body Style
Hatchback
ALL4 - Wagon

Drivetrain

Drivetrain
Front Wheel Drive
All Wheel Drive - Front Wheel Drive

EPA Classification

EPA Classification
Compact Cars
Mid-Size Cars - Subcompact Cars

Passenger Capacity

Passenger Capacity
5
5

Passenger Volume

Passenger Volume
93.5 ft³.
92.5 ft³.

Base Curb Weight

Base Curb Weight
2963 - 3023 lbs.
3105 - 3405 lbs.

Fuel Economy Est-Combined

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

EPA Fuel Economy Est - City

EPA Fuel Economy Est - City
24 - 25 mpg.
22 - 24 mpg.

EPA Fuel Economy Est - Hwy

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

Engine Type

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

Displacement

Displacement
1.8 L/110
1.5 L/91

Fuel System

Fuel System
Gasoline Direct Injection
Gasoline Direct Injection

Trans Type

Trans Type
5 - 6
6 - 8

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)
3.78 - 4.46
3.62, 3.82, 4.46, 5.25

Second Gear Ratio (:1)

Second Gear Ratio (:1)
2.12 - 2.51
1.93, 2.04, 2.51, 3.03

Third Gear Ratio (:1)

Third Gear Ratio (:1)
1.27 - 1.56
1.24, 1.37, 1.55, 1.95

Fourth Gear Ratio (:1)

Fourth Gear Ratio (:1)
0.86 - 1.14
0.97, 1.03, 1.14, 1.46

Fifth Gear Ratio (:1)

Fifth Gear Ratio (:1)
0.66 - 0.85
0.81, 0.85, 0.95, 1.22

Sixth Gear Ratio (:1)

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

Reverse Ratio (:1)

Reverse Ratio (:1)
3.19 - 3.60
3.19, 3.54, 4.01

Final Drive Axle Ratio (:1)

Final Drive Axle Ratio (:1)
3.39 - 3.87
3.68, 3.75, 3.88

Cold Cranking Amps @ 0° F (Primary)

Cold Cranking Amps @ 0° F (Primary)
480
Not Available

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

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

Maximum Alternator Capacity (amps)

Maximum Alternator Capacity (amps)
140
150

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 Size

Front Tire Size
P195/65HR15
H, P195/55WR16, P225/40WR18, P225/40YR18, P225/45WR17

Rear Tire Size

Rear Tire Size
P195/65HR15
H, P195/55WR16, P225/40WR18, P225/40YR18, P225/45WR17

Spare Tire Size

Spare Tire Size
Compact
Compact

Front Wheel Size

Front Wheel Size
15 X 6 in.
16 X 6.5 - 18 X 8 in.

Rear Wheel Size

Rear Wheel Size
15 X 6 in.
16 X 6.5 - 18 X 8 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
35.8 ft.
37.1 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
11.3 in.
11 in.

Rear Brake Rotor Diam x Thickness

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

Fuel Tank Capacity, Approx

Fuel Tank Capacity, Approx
13.2 gal.
13.2 gal.

Front Head Room

Front Head Room
38.4 in.
39 - 40.2 in.

Front Leg Room

Front Leg Room
41.2 in.
41.4 in.

Front Shoulder Room

Front Shoulder Room
55.9 in.
54.7 in.

Second Head Room

Second Head Room
38.1 in.
36.9 - 38 in.

Second Leg Room

Second Leg Room
35.6 in.
34.3 in.

Second Shoulder Room

Second Shoulder Room
53.9 in.
52.8 in.

Wheelbase

Wheelbase
103.8 in.
105.1 in.

Length, Overall

Length, Overall
167.6 in.
168.3 in.

Width, Max w/o mirrors

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

Height, Overall

Height, Overall
58.2 in.
56.7 in.

Track Width, Front

Track Width, Front
61 in.
61.6 in.

Track Width, Rear

Track Width, Rear
59.8 in.
61.4 in.

Min Ground Clearance

Min Ground Clearance
5.4 in.
Not Available

Cargo Volume with Rear Seat Up

Cargo Volume with Rear Seat Up
17.4 ft³.
Not Available

Cargo Volume with Rear Seat Down

Cargo Volume with Rear Seat Down
53.7 ft³.
Not Available

Model Group

Model Group
Golf
MINI

Vehicle Segment

Vehicle Segment
Compact
Compact - Intermediate

Vehicle Type

Vehicle Type
Hatchback
Wagon

Engine Displacement Units

Engine Displacement Units
1.8
1.5

Engine Camshaft

Engine Camshaft
DOHC
DOHC

Engine Block Type

Engine Block Type
iron
aluminum

Engine Cylinder Count

Engine Cylinder Count
4
3

Engine Valve Count

Engine Valve Count
4
4