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Mini Hardtop vs. Volkswagen Golf / Rabbit / GTI Price Comparison (MSRP)

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Mini Hardtop vs. Volkswagen Golf / Rabbit / GTI Invoice Comparison

Lowest Total Price: $32,050

Mini Hardtop Cooper   
Difference: $9,685

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  Down Payment Interest Rate Term
Model Year201820182018
ModelHardtopHardtopGolf / Rabbit / GTI
TrimCooperCooper SR
Body4dr Hatch4dr Hatch4dr Hatch
Base Price $22,600 $26,200 $39,785
Technology Package 1,750 1,750  
Leather seating surfaces 1,500 1,500  
Front sport buckets 300    
Metallic paint (extra cost) 500 500  
Cornering lights 250 250  
LED headlights, single projector or low beam only 750 750  
Adaptive dampers - electrical 500 500  
Heated front seats 500 500  
Proximity key 250 250  
Electronic systems calibration selector 500    
6-speed shiftable automatic 1,250 1,250  
Satellite radio - one year subscription 300 300  
Interior ambient lighting, configurable 250 250  
Rear spoiler   250  
7-speed automated manual     1,100
Technology Package 1,610 1,610  
Leather seating surfaces 1,380 1,380  
Front sport buckets 275    
Metallic paint (extra cost) 460 460  
Cornering lights 230 230  
LED headlights, single projector or low beam only 690 690  
Adaptive dampers - electrical 460 460  
Heated front seats 460 460  
Proximity key 230 230  
Electronic systems calibration selector 460    
6-speed shiftable automatic 1,150 1,150  
Satellite radio - one year subscription 275 275  
Interior ambient lighting, configurable 230 230  
Rear spoiler   230  
7-speed automated manual     1,056
Options (change) 8,600 8,050 1,100
Options (change) 7,910 7,405 1,056
Destination 850 850 850
Total Price $32,050 $35,100 $41,735

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TrueDelta Value Comparison: Mini Hardtop vs. Volkswagen Golf / Rabbit / GTI

Lowest Adjusted Price: Mini Hardtop Cooper
Lowest Adjusted Invoice: Volkswagen Golf / Rabbit / GTI R
TrueDelta Adjusted Price Difference: $4,590
TrueDelta Adjusted Invoice Difference: $28,177
Model Year201820182018
ModelHardtopHardtopGolf / Rabbit / GTI
TrimCooperCooper SR
Body4dr Hatch4dr Hatch4dr Hatch
Engine134hp I3189hp I4292hp I4
TransmissionT6T6S7
DrivetrainFWDFWDAWD
EPA Fuel Economy (city/highway)25/32 MPG25/32 MPG22/29 MPG
Audio (watts, speakers)?, 6?, 6400, 9
Tire (rear if not all the same)175/65-15195/55-16235/35-19
Total Price$32,050$35,100$41,735
Adjustments for Features0-625-5,095
Feature-Adjusted Total Price$32,050$34,475$36,640
Cost Above Minimum$0$2,425$0

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Features Comparison: Mini Hardtop vs. Volkswagen Golf / Rabbit / GTI

Model Year201820182018
ModelHardtopHardtopGolf / Rabbit / GTI
TrimCooperCooper SR
Body4dr Hatch4dr Hatch4dr Hatch
Transmission and Drivetrain 
6-speed manually-shiftable automatic$1100$1100 
7-speed automated manual  $1200
FWD$0$0 
AWD  $1700
Accessories 
Adaptive cruise control  $750
Cruise control$250$250 
Remote app  $25
Remote window/roof operation$15$15 
Semi-automated parking system$500$500 
Brakes, Airbags, and Other Safety 
Active or whiplash-reducing head restraints, front seats  $0
Backup collision intervention  $150
Knee airbag, passenger$100$100 
Lane departure prevention, steering-based  $200
Lane departure warning  $200
Secondary collision brake assist  $25
Temporary spare tire$150  
Tires, run-flat $150 
Torque vectoring, brake-based $100$100
Vehicle health reports  $0
Cargo Management 
Overhead sunglass holder  $25
Rear seat pass-through  $100
Climate Control and Infotainment 
Android Auto support  $100
Apple CarPlay support  $100
Automatic air recirculation$100$100 
CD player  $125
Handwriting recognition$200$200 
Larger infotainment display  $0
Media drive$15$15 
Mirrorlink support  $0
MP3-compatible player  $50
Rear air vents  $100
Satellite radio  $200
Satellite radio - one year subscription$250$250 
SMS text-to-speech reader  $25
Telematics service, such as OnStar  $300
Traffic + travel information  $25
Traffic information$25$25 
Wiper de-icer$25$25 
Exterior 
Body kit  $0
Bright-finished fuel door $100 
Hood scoop $100 
Rear spoiler $200$200
Wheel-lip moldings$75$75 
Instruments, Lights, and Mirrors 
Auto-dimming headlights  $200
Auto-dimming rearview mirror  $150
Compass  $0
Fog lights $125 
Interior ambient lighting  $150
Interior ambient lighting, configurable$150$150 
Large color reconfigurable instrument cluster display  $250
LED headlights  $1000
LED headlights, single projector or low beam only$750$750 
Performance meter  $150
Steering-linked headlights  $150
Powertrain 
Automatic start / stop$150$150 
Dual-mode exhaust, switchable  $500
Launch control  $100
Seats and Interior Trim 
Center armrest(s), second row  $50
Door sill trim plates$100$100 
Illuminated door sill trim plates  $200
Manual height adjuster, driver seat$50$50 
Manual lumbar adjuster, driver seat$50$50 
Manual thigh support length adjuster, driver seat$50$50 
Manual thigh support length adjuster, passenger seat$50$50 
Power 4-way lumbar adjuster, driver seat  $150
Power fore-aft adjuster, driver seat  $100
Power height adjuster, driver seat  $100
Power recliner, driver seat  $100
Power recliner, passenger seat  $100
Power tilt adjuster, driver seat  $100
Suspension, Wheels, and Tires 
Sport suspension (upgrade)  $0
Total Value of Features$4,155$4,780$9,250
Value of Feature Adjustments$0$625$5,095
Value of Feature Adjustments0-582-233

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Specifications Comparison: Mini Hardtop vs. Volkswagen Golf / Rabbit / GTI

Model Year20182018
ModelHardtopGolf / Rabbit / GTI
Body4dr Hatch4dr Hatch
Wheelbase101.1 in103.8 in
Length157.4 in167.6 in
Width68.0 in70.8 in
Height56.1 in58.2 in
Curb Weight3,010 lb.3,373 lb.
Fuel Capacity10.6 gal.13.2 gal.
Row 1 Headroom39.9 in38.4 in
Row 1 Shoulder Room51.2 in55.9 in
Row 1 Legroom41.4 in41.2 in
Row 2 Headroom37.5 in38.1 in
Row 2 Shoulder Room49.6 in53.9 in
Row 2 Legroom32.3 in35.6 in
Cargo Volume,
Minimum
13.1 ft317.4 ft3
Cargo Volume,
Maximum
40.7 ft353.7 ft3

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Option Package Details
Mini Hardtop Cooper

Technology Package
FeatureValueRequested?
Obstacle detection, front200Yes
Semi-automated parking system500No
Navigation system600Yes
Voice control for nav and audio75Yes
Traffic information25Yes
Media drive15No
Handwriting recognition200No
Total Requested90056%
Total Not Requested71544%

Option Package Details
Mini Hardtop Cooper S

Technology Package
FeatureValueRequested?
Obstacle detection, front200Yes
Semi-automated parking system500No
Navigation system600Yes
Voice control for nav and audio75Yes
Traffic information25Yes
Media drive15No
Handwriting recognition200No
Total Requested90056%
Total Not Requested71544%

Option Package Details
Volkswagen Golf / Rabbit / GTI R

7-speed automated manual
FeatureValueRequested?
7-speed automated manual0Yes
Launch control100No
Total Requested00%
Total Not Requested100100%

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