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2019 MINI Cooper

Blue 2019 FIAT 500

2018 FIAT 500

2019 MINI Cooper Hardtop 2-Door


2018 FIAT 500

Twin Turbo 1.5L Engine


1.4L Engine
Standard 6-Speed


Standard 5-Speed
28 mpg

MPG City

28 mpg
38 mpg

MPG Highway

33 mpg
40.3 inches


38.9 inches
41.4 inches


40.7 inches

2019 MINI Cooper Hardtop 2-Door vs. 2018 FIAT 500

Interested in a sporty and stylish vehicle for zipping around Beverly Hills? This has probably lead to you to compare the FIAT vs. MINI lineups. To make your decision easier, we are matching up two popular models, the FIAT 500 vs. MINI Cooper Hardtop, to see which delivers the most space, better performance features, and better fuel economy.

MINI Cooper vs. FIAT: Performance

If you are looking for an exciting ride that won’t cost you a lot at the pump, the MINI Cooper is the way to go. Just compare the FIAT 500 vs. MINI Cooper performance specs:

  • 2019 MINI Cooper Hardtop: This MINI sports a Twin Turbo 1.5L engine and a standard 6-speed transmission to deliver a punch whenever you step on the pedal. Even with these performance features, the MINI proves to be the most fuel efficient, earning an EPA-estimated 28 mpg city and 38 mpg.
  • 2018 FIAT 500: The FIAT 500 comes with a slightly less-impressive 1.4L engine and standard 5-speed transmission. While the Fiat 500 matches the MINI in city mpg, also achieving 28 mpg, it trails behind in highway fuel economy with only 33 mpg.

MINI Cooper vs. FIAT: Interior Space

Just because you are looking at a smaller vehicle doesn’t mean you need to feel cramped when you step into the interior. Matchup MINI vs. FIAT to see who gives vehicle occupants the most room to stretch out:

  • 2019 MINI Cooper Hardtop: The MINI Cooper Hardtop interior offers more space for passengers with 40.3 inches of headroom, 41.4 inches of legroom, and 50.6 inches of shoulder room.
  • 2018 FIAT 500: The FIAT 500 leave gives occupants tighter quarters with 38.9 inches of headroom, 40.7 inches of legroom, and 49.4 inches of shoulder room to work with.

Compare MINI vs. FIAT Further at MINI of Santa Monica!

Ready to settle the MINI vs. FIAT debate for good? Make the trip over to MINI of Santa Monica where you can learn more about how the FIAT 500 vs. MINI Cooper compare and take a MINI Cooper out for a test drive! You will find this reliable vehicle makes a great first car for anyone! If you’re ready to get going, contact us today.

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