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Vehicle 2006 MINI Cooper S Convertible 2006 BMW 3 Series Convertible 330Cic
General
Body Style Sports Car/Convertible,CVT Convertible/Luxury Coupe,CVT
EPA Classification MINICOMP MINICOMP
Turbo N N
Drive Train
City MPG 25 19
Combined MPG 27 23
Displacement (CC) 1598 2979
Driveline FWD RWD
Final Drive Ratio 2.87 3.07
Fuel Capacity (gal) 13.2 16.6
Fuel System MPFI SEFI
Fuel Type Gas Gas
Gas Guzzler Tax $0 $0
Highway MPG 32 28
Horsepower @ RPM 168@6000 225@5900
PowerToWeightRatio 16.4 16.1
RPM @ Peak Horsepower 6000 5900
Standard Transmission 6 Speed Manual 6 Speed Manual
Torque @ RPM 162@4000 214@3500
Transmission Speeds 6 6
Transmission Type M M
Type of Engine 1.6L I4 3.0L I6
Valves 16 24
Exterior
Crash Test Rating 4*/4* n/a
Curb weight (lbs) 2844 3616
Overall Height (in) 55.5 54.0
Overall Length (in) 143.9 176.7
Overall Width (in) 66.5 69.2
Wheelbase (in) 97.1 107.3
Interior - Cargo - Carrying
Trunk Volume (cu ft) 7 9
Interior - Passengers
Headroom front (in) 38.4 38.0
Headroom rear (in) 38.1 36.4
Hip room front (in) 38.0 n/a
Hip room rear (in) 39.0 n/a
Leg room front (in) 41.3 41.7
Leg room rear (in) 27.5 32.0
Passenger Volume 70 74
Seating Capacity - Maximum 4 4
Seating capacity - Standard 4 4
Shoulder room front (in) 50.9 54.5
Shoulder room rear (in) 39.0 45.9
Suspension
Front suspension Ind Ind
Ground Clearance (in) 4.8 n/a
Rear Suspension Ind Ind
Track Front 57.2 57.9
Track Rear 57.5 58.4
Towing
Tow Capacity (Maximum) n/a NR
Tow Capacity Standard n/a NR
Turning Radius
Steering Diameter Left 34.8 34.4
Steering Diameter Right 34.8 34.4
Warranty
Powertrain Miles 50000 50000
Powertrain Time (Months) 48 48
Rust Time (Months) 144 144
Warranty - Basic Miles 50000 50000
Warranty - Basic Time (Months) 48 48






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