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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: $32,850

Mini Hardtop Cooper   
Difference: $5,090

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  Down Payment Interest Rate Term
Model Year202120212021
ModelHardtopHardtopGolf / Rabbit / GTI
TrimCooperCooper SGTI Autobahn
Body4dr Hatch4dr Hatch4dr Hatch
Base Price $23,400 $27,400 $36,945
Leather seating surfaces 1,500 1,500  
Front sport buckets 300    
Technology Package 1,750 1,750  
Metallic paint (extra cost) 500 500  
Fog lights 250    
LED headlights, single projector or low beam only 750 750  
Heated front seats 500 500  
Electronic systems calibration selector 500    
Cornering lights 250 250  
Proximity key 250 250  
Adaptive dampers - electrical 500 500  
Interior ambient lighting, configurable 250 250  
Panoramic sunroof 1,000 1,000  
Satellite radio - one year subscription 300 300  
Rear spoiler   250  
Leather seating surfaces 1,380 1,380  
Front sport buckets 275    
Technology Package 1,610 1,610  
Metallic paint (extra cost) 460 460  
Fog lights 230    
LED headlights, single projector or low beam only 690 690  
Heated front seats 460 460  
Electronic systems calibration selector 460    
Cornering lights 230 230  
Proximity key 230 230  
Adaptive dampers - electrical 460 460  
Interior ambient lighting, configurable 230 230  
Panoramic sunroof 920 920  
Satellite radio - one year subscription 275 275  
Rear spoiler   230  
Options (change) 8,600 7,800 0
Options (change) 7,910 7,175 0
Destination 850 850 995
Total Price $32,850 $36,050 $37,940

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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 GTI Autobahn
TrueDelta Adjusted Price Difference: $2,770
TrueDelta Adjusted Invoice Difference: $7,078
Model Year202120212021
ModelHardtopHardtopGolf / Rabbit / GTI
TrimCooperCooper SGTI Autobahn
Body4dr Hatch4dr Hatch4dr Hatch
Engine134hp I3189hp I4228hp I4
TransmissionM6M6M6
DrivetrainFWDFWDFWD
EPA Fuel Economy (city/highway)/ MPG/ MPG/ MPG
Audio (watts, speakers)?, 6?, 6400, 9
Tire (rear if not all the same)175/65-15195/55-16225/40-18
Total Price$32,850$36,050$37,940
Adjustments for Features0-500-2,320
Feature-Adjusted Total Price$32,850$35,550$35,620
Cost Above Minimum$0$2,700$0

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

Model Year202120212021
ModelHardtopHardtopGolf / Rabbit / GTI
TrimCooperCooper SGTI Autobahn
Body4dr Hatch4dr Hatch4dr Hatch
Transmission and Drivetrain 
6-speed manual$150$150$150
FWD$0$0$0
Accessories 
Adaptive cruise control  $600
Cruise control$150$150 
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
Automatic braking, low-speed  $200
Blind spot warning system  $200
Cross-traffic collision intervention, rear  $100
Cross-traffic warning, rear  $100
Forward collision warning  $200
Knee airbag, passenger$75$75 
Obstacle detection, front$150$150 
Obstacle detection, rear$250$250 
Secondary collision brake assist  $25
Temporary spare tire$150 $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  $200
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 
Painted brake calipers (optional)  $0
Panoramic sunroof$1200$1200 
Rear spoiler $200$200
Sunroof, large  $1100
Wheel-lip moldings$75$75 
Instruments, Lights, and Mirrors 
Auto-dimming rearview mirror  $150
Compass  $0
Interior ambient lighting  $150
Interior ambient lighting, configurable$150$150 
LED headlights  $1000
LED headlights, single projector or low beam only$750$750 
Steering-linked headlights  $150
Powertrain 
Automatic start / stop$150$150 
Downshift rev matching$50$50 
Limited-slip front differential  $500
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$4,730$5,230$7,050
Value of Feature Adjustments$0$500$2,320
Value of Feature Adjustments0-113-61

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

Model Year20212021
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 Weight2,871 lb.2,874 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, front150No
Semi-automated parking system500No
Navigation system600Yes
Voice control for nav and audio75Yes
Traffic information25Yes
Media drive15No
Handwriting recognition200No
Total Requested70045%
Total Not Requested86555%

Option Package Details
Mini Hardtop Cooper S

Technology Package
FeatureValueRequested?
Obstacle detection, front150No
Semi-automated parking system500No
Navigation system600Yes
Voice control for nav and audio75Yes
Traffic information25Yes
Media drive15No
Handwriting recognition200No
Total Requested70045%
Total Not Requested86555%

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