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MINI Cooper Convertible
2020 MINI Cooper Convertible
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$28,400
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2019 Volkswagen Beetle Convertible
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$25,995
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Overview

Engine
1.5-liter Turbo Inline-3 Gas
Engine
2.0-liter Turbo Inline-4 Gas
Transmission
7-Speed Automatic
Transmission
6-Speed Automatic
Drivetrain
Front-Wheel Drive
Drivetrain
Front-Wheel Drive
Fuel Economy
City: 28 MPG
Hwy: 36 MPG
Fuel Economy
City: 26 MPG
Hwy: 33 MPG
Fuel Tank Capacity
11.6 gallons
Fuel Tank Capacity
14.5 gallons
Seating Capacity
4 seater
Seating Capacity
4 seater

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Performance Specs

Engine and Transmission

Engine
1.5-liter Turbo Inline-3 Gas
2.0-liter Turbo Inline-4 Gas
Horsepower
134 hp @ 4500 rpm
174 hp @ 5000 rpm
Torque
162 lb-ft @ 1480 rpm
184 lb-ft @ 1500 rpm
Transmission
7-Speed Automatic
6-Speed Automatic
Drivetrain
Front-Wheel Drive
Front-Wheel Drive

Steering

Steering Type
Rack-Pinion
Rack-Pinion
Turning Diameter
35.4 ft
35.4 ft

Wheels

Wheels Type
Aluminum Wheels
N/A
Front Wheel Size
15" x 5.5"
16" x 6.5"
Rear Wheel Size
15" x 5.5"
16" x 6.5"

Suspension

Front Suspension
Strut
Strut
Rear Suspension
Multi-Link
Multi-Link

Tires

Front Tire
H
P215/60TR16
Rear Tire
H
P215/60TR16
Spare Tire
Compact
Compact

Fuel and MPG

Fuel Economy

Combined
31 MPG
29 MPG
City
28 MPG
26 MPG
Highway
36 MPG
33 MPG

Emissions

CO2 Emissions @ 15K mi/year
5.6 Tons/yr
6.1 Tons/yr

Fuel Tank

Fuel Tank Capacity
11.6 gallons
14.5 gallons
Cruising Range City
324.8 miles
377 miles
Cruising Range Highway
417.6 miles
478.5 miles

Dimensions and Measurement

Exterior Dimensions

Length
151.1 in
168.8 in
Height
55.7 in
58 in
Max Width
68 in
71.9 in
Front Width
58.5 in
62.2 in
Rear Width
58.5 in
61.1 in
Wheelbase
98.2 in
100.1 in
Ground Clearance
N/A
5.6 in

Interior Space

Seating Capacity
4 seater
4 seater
Front Seat Leg Room
41.4 in
41.3 in
Front Seat Headroom
39.8 in
39.3 in
Front Seat Shoulder Room
51 in
55.3 in
Rear Seat Leg Room
30.9 in
31.4 in
Rear Seat Headroom
39 in
37.6 in
Rear Seat Shoulder Room
39.7 in
43.1 in

Weight and Trailing

Curb Weight
2,948 lbs
3,239 lbs

Colors and Materials

Standard Exterior Colors

  • British Racing Green IV Metallic
  • Caribbean Aqua Metallic
  • Chili Red
  • Emerald Grey Metallic
  • Melting Silver Metallic
  • Midnight Black Metallic
  • MINI Yours Enigmatic Black Metallic
  • Moonwalk Grey Metallic
  • Pepper White
  • Solaris Orange Metallic
  • Starlight Blue Metallic
  • White Silver Metallic
  • Deep Black Pearl/Beige Roof
  • Deep Black Pearl/Black Roof
  • Platinum Gray Metallic/Black Roof
  • Pure White/Beige Roof
  • Pure White/Black Roof
  • Silk Blue Metallic/Beige Roof
  • Silk Blue Metallic/Black Roof
  • Tornado Red/Beige Roof
  • Tornado Red/Black Roof
  • White Silver Metallic/Black Roof, Build Out: 01/01/2019

Optional Exterior Colors

N/A
Habanero Orange Metallic/Black Roof

Standard Interior Materials

  • Carbon Black, Sensatec Leatherette Upholstery
  • Beige, Perforated V-Tex Leatherette Seating Surfaces
  • Ceramique Gray/Black, Perforated V-Tex Leatherette Seating Surfaces
  • Titan Black, V-Tex Leatherette Seating Surfaces

Optional Interior Materials

  • Black Pearl, Cloth/Leatherette Upholstery
  • Light Grey/Black Pearl, Cloth/Leatherette Upholstery
  • Carbon Black, Leather Cross Punch Upholstery
  • Malt Brown, Chesterfield Leather Upholstery
  • Satellite Grey, Chesterfield Leather Upholstery
  • Carbon Black, MINI Yours Lounge Leather Upholstery
N/A

Features and Options

Infotainment

HD Radio
Standard
Not Available
Bluetooth Connection
Standard
Standard
Hard Disk Drive Media Storage
Optional
Not Available
Premium Sound System
Optional
Not Available
Satellite Radio
Optional
Not Available
Smart Device Integration
Standard
Not Available
Auxiliary Audio Input
Standard
Standard
MP3 Player
Standard
Standard

Interior Trim

Bucket Seats
Not Available
Standard
Cloth Seats
Standard
Standard
Leather Seats
Standard
Standard
Leather Steering Wheel
Standard
Standard
Premium Synthetic Seats
Standard
Standard
Vinyl Seats
Standard
Standard

Comfort

Navigation System
Optional
Not Available
Steering Wheel Audio Controls
Standard
Standard
Power Mirror(s)
Standard
Standard
A/C
Standard
Standard
Adaptive Cruise Control
Optional
Not Available
Automatic Parking
Optional
Not Available
Climate Control
Optional
Not Available
Cruise Control
Standard
Standard
Heated Front Seat(s)
Optional
Standard
Keyless Entry
Standard
Standard
Universal Garage Door Opener
Optional
Not Available
Keyless Start
Standard
Not Available
Telematics
Standard
Not Available

Safety

Safety Features

Back-Up Camera
Standard
Standard
Cross-Traffic Alert
Not Available
Standard
Rear Parking Aid
Standard
Not Available
Blind Spot Monitor
Not Available
Standard
ABS
Standard
Standard
Tire Pressure Monitor
Standard
Standard
Brake Assist
Standard
Standard
Stability Control
Standard
Standard
Traction Control
Standard
Standard

US NHTSA crash test result

Frontal Barrier Crash Rating
N/A

Airbags

Driver Air Bag
Standard
Standard
Front Head Air Bag
Not Available
Standard
Front Side Air Bag
Standard
Standard
Knee Air Bag
Standard
Not Available
Passenger Air Bag
Standard
Standard
Rear Head Air Bag
Not Available
Standard

Warranty

Warranty Summary

Basic
4 Years / 50,000 Miles
6 Years / 72,000 Miles
Corrosion
12 Years / Unlimited Miles
7 Years / 100,000 Miles
Drivetrain
4 Years / 50,000 Miles
6 Years / 72,000 Miles
Maintenance
3 Years / 36,000 Miles
N/A
Roadside Assistance
4 Years / Unlimited Miles
3 Years / 36,000 Miles