What Changed

Another variant of the Mini Cooper arrives for the 2012 model year. The Cooper Coupe is a 2 passenger model with a unique rear profile and high-mounted rear hatch. Trim level and powertrain options mirror those of other cooper models. The Cooper Coupe is powered by 1.6l, 121-bhp four cylinder engine. Cooper Coupe S are turbocharged and rated at 181-bhp. The top-performing JCW model is rated at 208-bhp. All models are front-wheel-drive and are available with either a six-speed manual or automatic transmission (JCW is manual only).

Comparison to Prior Model

2012 Mini Cooper Coupe
2012 Mini Cooper Coupe
Price Range ($) $21,300 - $31,200
Length (in) 146.8
Wheelbase (in) 97.1
Width (in) 66.3
Height (in) 54.6
Track (in) 57.4
Exterior Volume (cu. ft.) 266.2
Curb Weight (lbs.) 2557-2734
Legroom Total (in.)
Passenger Volume (cu. ft.)
Cargo Volume (cu. ft.)
Driven Wheels
  • FWD
  • 1.6l I4 (121-bhp)
  • 1.6l I4 T (181-bhp)
  • 1.6l I4 T (208-bhp)
Transmissions A6, M6
City MPG 25-29
Highway MPG 33-37
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