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2022 MINI Cooper vs. 2022 MINI Cooper S

2022 MINI Cooper 2-Door vs. 2022 MINI Cooper S 2-Door
2022 MINI Cooper Hardtop 2-Door

vs.

2022 MINI Cooper S Hardtop 2-Door
$22,900

Starting MSRP

$26,900
1.5L inline 3-cylinder

Base Engine

2.0L inline 4-cylinder
32 mpg

Combined Fuel Economy

31 mpg
134 hp

Horsepower

189
162 lb-ft

Torque

206 lb-ft

The MINI Cooper and the MINI Cooper S are both beloved vehicles by Providence, RI and have been for years. Seeing as you can only take on home with you, you’ll have to choose one of these iconic models, but which will you choose? Compare the MINI Cooper vs. MINI Cooper S with MINI of Warwick to see which model is better equipped for your driving needs, and then choose your MINI Cooper hardtop 2-door at our dealership. 

 

 

MINI Cooper vs. MINI Cooper S: Price

The first thing to check when comparing two different vehicles is price. Both vehicles are close in starting price, but the MINI Cooper is slightly less expensive than the MINI Cooper S. Here are the starting prices for both models’ available trim levels: 

2022 MINI Cooper Hardtop 2-Door

  • Classic Trim: $22,900 starting MSRP
  • Signature Trim: $26,900 starting MSRP
  • Iconic Trim: $30,900 starting MSRP

2022 MINI Cooper S Hardtop 2-Door

  • Classic Trim: $26,900 starting MSRP
  • Signature Trim: $30,900 starting MSRP
  • Iconic Trim: $34,900 starting MSRP

There isn’t a significant difference in the price gap between these two models, but our finance center at MINI of Warwick can help you explore your buying and leasing options, so you can make a confident decision on either model. 

MINI Cooper vs. MINI Cooper S: Interior Dimensions

Both of these vehicles, being 2-door models, sport compact exterior frames which make for smooth driving and handling around Cranston, RI. But, which model offers more space inside the cabin? Compare the MINI Cooper interior dimensions to that of the MINI Cooper S to see which vehicle is the more spacious option: 

2022 MINI Cooper Hardtop 2-Door 

  • Legroom (Front/Rear): 41.4 / 30.8 inches
  • Headroom (Front/Rear): 40.3 / 36.9 inches
  • Shoulder Room (Front/Rear): 50.6 / 47.8 inches
  • Cargo Volume: 34 cubic feet
  • Seating Capacity: Four passengers
  • 2022 MINI Cooper S Hardtop 2-Door 

  • Legroom (Front/Rear): 41.4 / 30.8 inches
  • Headroom (Front/Rear): 40.3 / 36.9 inches
  • Shoulder Room (Front/Rear): 50.6 / 47.8 inches
  • Cargo Volume: 34 cubic feet
  • Seating Capacity: Four passengers

As you can see, the MINI Cooper interior has exactly the same amount of space as the MINI Cooper S interior, so you’ll have plenty of room no matter which model you choose. 

MINI Cooper vs. MINI Cooper S: Performance

When it comes down to it, what truly distinguishes one vehicle from another is how they both perform on the Newport, RI roads. To see which model will give you the performance you need, here are the key performance specs of each model: 

2022 MINI Cooper Hardtop 2-Door:

  • 1.5L TwinPower Turbo inline 3-cylinder direct-injection engine with double VANOS
  • 136 horsepower
  • 162 lb-ft of torque
  • 0-60 mph in 7.6 seconds
  • Combined fuel economy of 32 mpg 
  • 6-speed manual transmission

2022 MINI Cooper S Hardtop 2-Door:

  • 2.0L TwinPower Turbo inline 4-cylinder direct-injection engine with double VANOS
  • 192 horsepower
  • 206 lb-ft of torque
  • 0-60 mph in 6.4 seconds
  • Combined fuel economy of 31 mpg 
  • 6-speed manual transmission

With the MINI Cooper S, you’ll get a little more power on your Warwick commute, but the MINI Cooper will garner slightly better fuel economy. Take your preferred model for a test drive at MINI of Warwick to see which one feels right for you. 

Choose Your MINI Cooper at MINI of Warwick

Contact us at MINI of Warwick to explore which MINI Cooper model is the right choice for you, and let us help you drive away in a new MINI Cooper model that’s fit for you. 

 

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