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2011 MINI Cooper Clubman S Competitors

$25k sports car, designed & built in United Kingdom 27 city / 35 hwy 356-462 mile range, gas engine
181 hp 97 cu. in. 4-cylinder turbo

As well as being compared against other sports cars, the 2011 MINI Cooper Clubman S is also often compared to cars, luxury cars, hybrid cars, mid-size SUVs and minivan and SUVs. The 2011 MINI Cooper Clubman S's top rivals come from Volkswagen (such as the Passat TDI SE and the Passat TDI SEL Premium) and Mazda (such as the Speed3 Sport and the CX-9 Sport)

compared to sports car competitors

Generally, some of the advantages of the Cooper Clubman S compared to other sports car competitors include: it has a turbocharger to get maximum performance from the engine (turbocharger vs none), is much more fuel efficient in the city (27 mpg vs 18 mpg), is significantly more fuel efficient on the highway (35 mpg vs 28 mpg), gets much more from a tank of gas in the city (356 miles vs 252 miles) and gets significantly more from a tank of gas on the highway (462 miles vs 392 miles).

However, on average it significantly longer braking distance from 60mph (128 ft vs 105 ft), is slightly more sluggish (15.6 lb/hp vs 13.9 lb/hp), doesn't have power seats (not available vs optional), doesn't have passenger power seats (not available vs optional) and has slightly fewer airbags (4 vs 5).

2012 BMW 128i

2012 BMW 128i
$31,825

Significant advantages of the 128i (vs the Cooper Clubman S)

  • Much shorter braking distance from 60mph: 105 ft vs 128 ft
  • Optional passenger power seats
  • Optional power seats

Significant disadvantages of the 128i (vs the Cooper Clubman S)

  • Lacks a supercharger or turbocharger: None vs Turbocharger
  • Much worse city mileage: 18 mpg vs 27 mpg
  • Much less cargo room: 10.0 ft3 vs 32.8 ft3

common strengths of the 128i and Cooper Clubman S

  • Both very efficient on the highway: 28 mpg vs 35 mpg
  • Inexpensive: $31,825 vs $25,500
  • Both have a rear seat that folds down for extra storage space
arrow Compare the 2012 BMW 128i vs the 2011 MINI Cooper Clubman S

compared to car competitors

Generally, some of the advantages of the Cooper Clubman S compared to car competitors include: it is slightly more fuel efficient in the city (27 mpg vs 18 mpg), is slightly more fuel efficient on the highway (35 mpg vs 27 mpg), has a slightly longer-lasting basic warranty (4 year vs 3 year), has a slightly longer basic warranty (50,000 mile vs 36,000 mile) and has a turbocharger to get maximum performance from the engine (turbocharger vs none).

However, on average it has significantly fewer airbags (4 vs 6), gets slightly less from a tank of gas on the highway (462 miles vs 796 miles), has significantly less spacious front seats (47.3 ft3 vs 54.0 ft3), has significantly less spacious back seats (32.3 ft3 vs 45.9 ft3) and slightly wider turning radius (36.1 ft vs 18.0 ft).

2012 Volkswagen Passat TDI SE

2012 Volkswagen Passat TDI SE
$26,765

Significant advantages of the Passat TDI SE (vs the Cooper Clubman S)

  • Many fewer trips to fill-up when driving on the highway: 796 miles vs 462 miles
  • Many fewer trips to fill-up when driving in the city: 574 miles vs 356 miles
  • Much roomier back seats: 48.8 ft3 vs 32.3 ft3

Significant disadvantages of the Passat TDI SE (vs the Cooper Clubman S)

  • Sluggish performance: 24.0 lb/hp vs 15.6 lb/hp
  • Significantly shorter basic warranty: 36,000 mile vs 50,000 mile
  • Roof rails not available

common strengths of the Passat TDI SE and Cooper Clubman S

  • Both very efficient on the highway: 43 mpg vs 35 mpg
  • Both very efficient in the city: 31 mpg vs 27 mpg
  • Both have an air compressor, quite rare for this class of vehicle: Turbocharger vs Turbocharger
arrow Compare the 2012 Volkswagen Passat TDI SE vs the 2011 MINI Cooper Clubman S

2011 Mazda Speed3 Sport

2011 Mazda Speed3 Sport
$24,495

Significant advantages of the Speed3 Sport (vs the Cooper Clubman S)

  • Much tighter turning radius: 18.0 ft vs 36.1 ft
  • Significantly roomier back seats: 43.0 ft3 vs 32.3 ft3
  • Power outlets comes standard

Significant disadvantages of the Speed3 Sport (vs the Cooper Clubman S)

  • Significantly worse highway mileage: 25 mpg vs 35 mpg
  • Significantly worse city mileage: 18 mpg vs 27 mpg
  • Significantly shorter basic warranty: 36,000 mile vs 50,000 mile

common strengths of the Speed3 Sport and Cooper Clubman S

  • Both have an air compressor, quite rare for this class of vehicle: Turbocharger vs Turbocharger
  • Both have a rear seat that folds down for extra storage space
  • Both offer an upgrade to a navigation system
arrow Compare the 2011 Mazda Speed3 Sport vs the 2011 MINI Cooper Clubman S

2011 Volkswagen GTI 2.0T

2011 Volkswagen GTI 2.0T
$25,565

Significant advantages of the GTI 2.0T (vs the Cooper Clubman S)

  • Many more airbags: 6 vs 4
  • Significantly higher towing capacity: 1,074 lb vs 816 lb
  • Significantly roomier back seats: 43.2 ft3 vs 32.3 ft3

Significant disadvantages of the GTI 2.0T (vs the Cooper Clubman S)

  • Significantly shorter basic warranty: 36,000 mile vs 50,000 mile
  • Roof rails not available
  • Significantly shorter-lasting basic warranty: 3 year vs 4 year

common strengths of the GTI 2.0T and Cooper Clubman S

  • Both very efficient on the highway: 33 mpg vs 35 mpg
  • Both have an air compressor, quite rare for this class of vehicle: Turbocharger vs Turbocharger
  • Both have a rear seat that folds down for extra storage space
arrow Compare the 2011 Volkswagen GTI 2.0T vs the 2011 MINI Cooper Clubman S

2011 Kia Forte EX

2011 Kia Forte EX
$17,590

Significant advantages of the Forte EX (vs the Cooper Clubman S)

  • Much roomier front seats: 55.8 ft3 vs 47.3 ft3
  • Significantly roomier back seats: 42.5 ft3 vs 32.3 ft3
  • Power outlets comes standard

Significant disadvantages of the Forte EX (vs the Cooper Clubman S)

  • Lacks a supercharger or turbocharger: None vs Turbocharger
  • Roof rails not available
  • Navigation system not available

common strengths of the Forte EX and Cooper Clubman S

  • Both very efficient on the highway: 34 mpg vs 35 mpg
  • Both very efficient in the city: 25 mpg vs 27 mpg
  • Longer-lasting basic warranty: 5 year vs 4 year
arrow Compare the 2011 Kia Forte EX vs the 2011 MINI Cooper Clubman S

2012 Volvo XC70 T6

2012 Volvo XC70 T6
$39,475

Significant advantages of the XC70 T6 (vs the Cooper Clubman S)

  • Much more cargo room: 72.1 ft3 vs 32.8 ft3
  • Better road traction: all-wheel drive vs front-wheel drive
  • Much roomier front seats: 54.0 ft3 vs 47.3 ft3

Significant disadvantages of the XC70 T6 (vs the Cooper Clubman S)

  • Much worse highway mileage: 22 mpg vs 35 mpg
  • Significantly worse city mileage: 17 mpg vs 27 mpg

common strengths of the XC70 T6 and Cooper Clubman S

  • Both have lots of cargo room: 72.1 ft3 vs 32.8 ft3
  • Both have an air compressor, quite rare for this class of vehicle: Turbocharger vs Turbocharger
  • Longer basic warranty: 50,000 mile vs 50,000 mile
arrow Compare the 2012 Volvo XC70 T6 vs the 2011 MINI Cooper Clubman S

2012 Ford Fusion Sport

2012 Ford Fusion Sport
$27,945

Significant advantages of the Fusion Sport (vs the Cooper Clubman S)

  • Much roomier front seats: 54.4 ft3 vs 47.3 ft3
  • Much roomier back seats: 45.9 ft3 vs 32.3 ft3
  • Power outlets comes standard

Significant disadvantages of the Fusion Sport (vs the Cooper Clubman S)

  • Lacks a supercharger or turbocharger: None vs Turbocharger
  • Significantly worse city mileage: 18 mpg vs 27 mpg
  • Significantly worse highway mileage: 27 mpg vs 35 mpg

common strengths of the Fusion Sport and Cooper Clubman S

  • Both have a rear seat that folds down for extra storage space
  • Both offer an upgrade to a navigation system
arrow Compare the 2012 Ford Fusion Sport vs the 2011 MINI Cooper Clubman S

compared to luxury car competitors

Generally, some of the advantages of the Cooper Clubman S compared to luxury car competitors include: it is slightly more fuel efficient in the city (27 mpg vs 22 mpg), is slightly more fuel efficient on the highway (35 mpg vs 30 mpg), is slightly sportier (15.6 lb/hp vs 23.7 lb/hp), has much more gears (6 vs continuously variable) and slightly shorter braking distance from 60mph (128 ft vs 140 ft).

However, on average it doesn't have rear air conditioning (not available vs optional), lacks continously-variable transmission (traditional vs continuously variable), has slightly fewer airbags (4 vs 5), gets slightly less from a tank of gas on the highway (462 miles vs 516 miles) and has significantly less spacious front seats (47.3 ft3 vs 53.1 ft3).

2011 Audi A4 Premium

2011 Audi A4 Premium
$33,175

Significant advantages of the A4 Premium (vs the Cooper Clubman S)

  • Optional rear air conditioning
  • Has continuously variable transmission: Continuously variable vs Traditional
  • Power seats comes standard

Significant disadvantages of the A4 Premium (vs the Cooper Clubman S)

  • Many fewer gears: Continuously variable vs 6
  • Significantly worse highway mileage: 30 mpg vs 35 mpg
  • Significantly worse city mileage: 22 mpg vs 27 mpg

common strengths of the A4 Premium and Cooper Clubman S

  • Both very efficient on the highway: 30 mpg vs 35 mpg
  • Both very efficient in the city: 22 mpg vs 27 mpg
  • Both have lots of cargo room: 34.0 ft3 vs 32.8 ft3
arrow Compare the 2011 Audi A4 Premium vs the 2011 MINI Cooper Clubman S

2011 BMW 328i

2011 BMW 328i
$37,475

Significant advantages of the 328i (vs the Cooper Clubman S)

  • Better road traction: all-wheel drive vs front-wheel drive
  • Optional power seats
  • Optional passenger power seats

Significant disadvantages of the 328i (vs the Cooper Clubman S)

  • Much worse highway mileage: 25 mpg vs 35 mpg
  • Much worse city mileage: 17 mpg vs 27 mpg
  • Significantly less cargo room: 12.0 ft3 vs 32.8 ft3

common strengths of the 328i and Cooper Clubman S

  • Inexpensive: $37,475 vs $25,500
  • Both vehicles can make tight turns: 36.1 ft vs 36.1 ft
  • People mover: 5 vs 5
arrow Compare the 2011 BMW 328i vs the 2011 MINI Cooper Clubman S

2012 Audi A3 Premium

2012 Audi A3 Premium
$31,125

Significant advantages of the A3 Premium (vs the Cooper Clubman S)

  • Significantly better highway mileage: 42 mpg vs 35 mpg
  • Many fewer trips to fill-up when driving on the highway: 613 miles vs 462 miles
  • Significantly fewer trips to fill-up when driving in the city: 438 miles vs 356 miles

Significant disadvantages of the A3 Premium (vs the Cooper Clubman S)

  • Sluggish performance: 23.7 lb/hp vs 15.6 lb/hp

common strengths of the A3 Premium and Cooper Clubman S

  • Very fuel efficient on the highway: 42 mpg vs 35 mpg
  • Very fuel efficient in the city: 30 mpg vs 27 mpg
  • Both have lots of cargo room: 39.0 ft3 vs 32.8 ft3
arrow Compare the 2012 Audi A3 Premium vs the 2011 MINI Cooper Clubman S

compared to hybrid car competitors

Generally, some of the advantages of the Cooper Clubman S compared to hybrid car competitors include: it is significantly sportier (15.6 lb/hp vs 22.7 lb/hp), has a much longer-lasting basic warranty (4 year vs 3 year), has a much longer basic warranty (50,000 mile vs 36,000 mile), has much more gears (6 vs continuously variable) and has smoother suspension (independent vs semi-independent).

However, on average it is significantly less fuel efficient in the city (27 mpg vs 51 mpg), is slightly less fuel efficient on the highway (35 mpg vs 48 mpg), lacks continously-variable transmission (traditional vs continuously variable), is not a hybrid car and has much fewer airbags (4 vs 6).

2011 Toyota Prius Three

2011 Toyota Prius Three
$25,280

Significant advantages of the Prius Three (vs the Cooper Clubman S)

  • Hybrid
  • Power outlets comes standard
  • Much tighter turning radius: 17.1 ft vs 36.1 ft

Significant disadvantages of the Prius Three (vs the Cooper Clubman S)

  • Lacks a supercharger or turbocharger: None vs Turbocharger
  • Many fewer gears: Continuously variable vs 6
  • Much shorter basic warranty: 36,000 mile vs 50,000 mile

common strengths of the Prius Three and Cooper Clubman S

  • Inexpensive: $25,280 vs $25,500
  • Both vehicles' brakes will do well under heavy use
  • Both have a rear seat that folds down for extra storage space
arrow Compare the 2011 Toyota Prius Three vs the 2011 MINI Cooper Clubman S

compared to mid-size SUV competitors

Generally, some of the advantages of the Cooper Clubman S compared to mid-size SUV competitors include: it is much more fuel efficient in the city (27 mpg vs 17 mpg), is much more fuel efficient on the highway (35 mpg vs 23 mpg), costs less ($25,500 vs $34,660), has a slightly longer-lasting basic warranty (4 year vs 3 year) and has a slightly longer basic warranty (50,000 mile vs 36,000 mile).

However, on average it has much less cargo space (32.8 ft3 vs 85.1 ft3), is slightly less powerful (181 HP @ 5,500 RPM vs 270 HP @ 5,600 RPM), much less ground clearance (4.8" vs 8.9"), much less towing weight (816 lb vs 1,700 lb) and lacks continously-variable transmission (traditional vs continuously variable).

2011 Jeep Compass Limited

2011 Jeep Compass Limited
$26,745

Significant advantages of the Compass Limited (vs the Cooper Clubman S)

  • Much more ground clearance for rough terrain: 8.1" vs 4.8"
  • Significantly more cargo room: 53.6 ft3 vs 32.8 ft3
  • Has continuously variable transmission: Continuously variable vs Traditional

Significant disadvantages of the Compass Limited (vs the Cooper Clubman S)

  • Much worse highway mileage: 26 mpg vs 35 mpg
  • Lacks a supercharger or turbocharger: None vs Turbocharger
  • Significantly worse city mileage: 21 mpg vs 27 mpg

common strengths of the Compass Limited and Cooper Clubman S

  • Both very efficient on the highway: 26 mpg vs 35 mpg
  • Both very efficient in the city: 21 mpg vs 27 mpg
  • Both offer an upgrade to a navigation system
arrow Compare the 2011 Jeep Compass Limited vs the 2011 MINI Cooper Clubman S

2011 Toyota 4Runner SR5

2011 Toyota 4Runner SR5
$31,115

Significant advantages of the 4Runner SR5 (vs the Cooper Clubman S)

  • Much more ground clearance for rough terrain: 9" vs 4.8"
  • Much more cargo room: 89.7 ft3 vs 32.8 ft3
  • Many higher towing capacity: 1,700 lb vs 816 lb

Significant disadvantages of the 4Runner SR5 (vs the Cooper Clubman S)

  • Much worse highway mileage: 23 mpg vs 35 mpg
  • Much worse city mileage: 17 mpg vs 27 mpg
  • Lacks a supercharger or turbocharger: None vs Turbocharger

common strengths of the 4Runner SR5 and Cooper Clubman S

  • Both provide sporty handling: 16.3 lb/hp vs 15.6 lb/hp
arrow Compare the 2011 Toyota 4Runner SR5 vs the 2011 MINI Cooper Clubman S

2012 Volvo XC60 T6

2012 Volvo XC60 T6
$39,825

Significant advantages of the XC60 T6 (vs the Cooper Clubman S)

  • Much more ground clearance for rough terrain: 9.1" vs 4.8"
  • Much more cargo room: 67.4 ft3 vs 32.8 ft3
  • Significantly more powerful: 300 HP @ 5,600 RPM vs 181 HP @ 5,500 RPM

Significant disadvantages of the XC60 T6 (vs the Cooper Clubman S)

  • Much worse highway mileage: 22 mpg vs 35 mpg
  • Much worse city mileage: 17 mpg vs 27 mpg
  • Significantly wider turning radius: 38.4 ft vs 36.1 ft

common strengths of the XC60 T6 and Cooper Clubman S

  • Both have an air compressor, quite rare for this class of vehicle: Turbocharger vs Turbocharger
  • Both provide sporty handling: 14.1 lb/hp vs 15.6 lb/hp
  • Longer basic warranty: 50,000 mile vs 50,000 mile
arrow Compare the 2012 Volvo XC60 T6 vs the 2011 MINI Cooper Clubman S

2011 Toyota Highlander SE

2011 Toyota Highlander SE
$34,660

Significant advantages of the Highlander SE (vs the Cooper Clubman S)

  • Much more cargo room: 95.4 ft3 vs 32.8 ft3
  • Much more ground clearance for rough terrain: 8.1" vs 4.8"
  • Many higher towing capacity: 1,755 lb vs 816 lb

Significant disadvantages of the Highlander SE (vs the Cooper Clubman S)

  • Much worse highway mileage: 24 mpg vs 35 mpg
  • Much worse city mileage: 18 mpg vs 27 mpg
  • Lacks a supercharger or turbocharger: None vs Turbocharger

common strengths of the Highlander SE and Cooper Clubman S

  • Both provide sporty handling: 15.0 lb/hp vs 15.6 lb/hp
  • Both offer an upgrade to a navigation system
  • Both have speed-sensitive volume
arrow Compare the 2011 Toyota Highlander SE vs the 2011 MINI Cooper Clubman S

2012 Volvo XC90 3.2

2012 Volvo XC90 3.2
$39,275

Significant advantages of the XC90 3.2 (vs the Cooper Clubman S)

  • Much more ground clearance for rough terrain: 8.9" vs 4.8"
  • Much more cargo room: 85.1 ft3 vs 32.8 ft3
  • Much roomier front seats: 54.9 ft3 vs 47.3 ft3

Significant disadvantages of the XC90 3.2 (vs the Cooper Clubman S)

  • Much worse highway mileage: 22 mpg vs 35 mpg
  • Much worse city mileage: 16 mpg vs 27 mpg
  • Lacks a supercharger or turbocharger: None vs Turbocharger

common strengths of the XC90 3.2 and Cooper Clubman S

  • Longer basic warranty: 50,000 mile vs 50,000 mile
  • Both offer an upgrade to a navigation system
  • Have your pick of music from around the world with the {better}'s satellite radio; in the {worse}, too, but it'll cost
arrow Compare the 2012 Volvo XC90 3.2 vs the 2011 MINI Cooper Clubman S

2011 Honda Pilot EX

2011 Honda Pilot EX
$31,980

Significant advantages of the Pilot EX (vs the Cooper Clubman S)

  • Much more ground clearance for rough terrain: 8" vs 4.8"
  • Much more cargo room: 87.0 ft3 vs 32.8 ft3
  • Significantly higher towing capacity: 1,320 lb vs 816 lb

Significant disadvantages of the Pilot EX (vs the Cooper Clubman S)

  • Much worse highway mileage: 23 mpg vs 35 mpg
  • Much worse city mileage: 17 mpg vs 27 mpg
  • Lacks a supercharger or turbocharger: None vs Turbocharger

common strengths of the Pilot EX and Cooper Clubman S

  • Both have speed-sensitive volume
arrow Compare the 2011 Honda Pilot EX vs the 2011 MINI Cooper Clubman S

compared to minivan and SUV competitors

Generally, some of the advantages of the Cooper Clubman S compared to minivan and SUV competitors include: it is significantly more fuel efficient in the city (27 mpg vs 16 mpg), is significantly more fuel efficient on the highway (35 mpg vs 22 mpg), costs less ($25,500 vs $69,730), has a significantly longer-lasting basic warranty (4 year vs 3 year) and has a significantly longer basic warranty (50,000 mile vs 36,000 mile).

However, on average it has significantly fewer airbags (4 vs 6), has significantly less cargo space (32.8 ft3 vs 148.5 ft3), has 2 rows of seats (2 vs 3), has significantly fewer seats (5 vs 8) and is slightly less powerful (181 HP @ 5,500 RPM vs 381 HP @ 5,600 RPM).

2011 Toyota Sienna XLE

2011 Toyota Sienna XLE
$33,785

Significant advantages of the Sienna XLE (vs the Cooper Clubman S)

  • Much more cargo room: 150.0 ft3 vs 32.8 ft3
  • Number of rows of seating: 3 vs 2
  • Significantly more airbags: 6 vs 4

Significant disadvantages of the Sienna XLE (vs the Cooper Clubman S)

  • Lacks a supercharger or turbocharger: None vs Turbocharger
  • Significantly worse highway mileage: 24 mpg vs 35 mpg
  • Significantly worse city mileage: 18 mpg vs 27 mpg

common strengths of the Sienna XLE and Cooper Clubman S

  • Both have speed-sensitive volume
  • Both can be upgraded to include satellite radio
arrow Compare the 2011 Toyota Sienna XLE vs the 2011 MINI Cooper Clubman S

2011 Mazda CX-9 Sport

2011 Mazda CX-9 Sport
$31,320

Significant advantages of the CX-9 Sport (vs the Cooper Clubman S)

  • Number of rows of seating: 3 vs 2
  • Significantly more cargo room: 100.7 ft3 vs 32.8 ft3
  • Power outlets comes standard

Significant disadvantages of the CX-9 Sport (vs the Cooper Clubman S)

  • Much worse highway mileage: 22 mpg vs 35 mpg
  • Lacks a supercharger or turbocharger: None vs Turbocharger
  • Significantly worse city mileage: 16 mpg vs 27 mpg

common strengths of the CX-9 Sport and Cooper Clubman S

  • None found
arrow Compare the 2011 Mazda CX-9 Sport vs the 2011 MINI Cooper Clubman S

2011 Toyota Land Cruiser

2011 Toyota Land Cruiser
$69,730

Significant advantages of the Land Cruiser (vs the Cooper Clubman S)

  • Many more airbags: 7 vs 4
  • Number of rows of seating: 3 vs 2
  • Better road traction: four-wheel drive vs front-wheel drive

Significant disadvantages of the Land Cruiser (vs the Cooper Clubman S)

  • Much worse highway mileage: 18 mpg vs 35 mpg
  • Much worse city mileage: 13 mpg vs 27 mpg
  • Lacks a supercharger or turbocharger: None vs Turbocharger

common strengths of the Land Cruiser and Cooper Clubman S

  • Both provide sporty handling: 15.1 lb/hp vs 15.6 lb/hp
  • Have your pick of music from around the world with the {better}'s satellite radio; in the {worse}, too, but it'll cost
arrow Compare the 2011 Toyota Land Cruiser vs the 2011 MINI Cooper Clubman S

2011 Honda Odyssey EX

2011 Honda Odyssey EX
$32,035

Significant advantages of the Odyssey EX (vs the Cooper Clubman S)

  • Much more cargo room: 148.5 ft3 vs 32.8 ft3
  • Number of rows of seating: 3 vs 2
  • Much roomier back seats: 56.8 ft3 vs 32.3 ft3

Significant disadvantages of the Odyssey EX (vs the Cooper Clubman S)

  • Lacks a supercharger or turbocharger: None vs Turbocharger
  • Significantly worse city mileage: 18 mpg vs 27 mpg
  • Significantly worse highway mileage: 27 mpg vs 35 mpg

common strengths of the Odyssey EX and Cooper Clubman S

  • Both very efficient on the highway: 27 mpg vs 35 mpg
  • Both have speed-sensitive volume
arrow Compare the 2011 Honda Odyssey EX vs the 2011 MINI Cooper Clubman S