2024 Mini 3 Door vs 2024 Volkswagen Golf R

2024 Mini 3 Door Comparison
2024 Volkswagen Golf R Comparison

Spec Comparison

We compared vital statistics about the base trim of each model, from Seating availability to cost and trim count.

Mini 3 Door Volkswagen Golf R
Starting Price (Lowest Trim) $33,740* $48,895*
Starting Price (Highest Trim) $48,190* N/A
Total amount of Trims 4 1
Standard Engine Three-cylinder 12-valve Twin Power Turbo 2.0-litre TSI
Horsepower / Torque 134 hp / 162 lb-ft 315 hp / 280 lb-ft
Standard Wheel Size 16-inch 19-inch
Standard Entertainment System 8.8-inch touchscreen display 10.0-inch touchscreen infotainment system
Seating Capacity 4 5
Standard Transmission Six-Speed Manual Six-Speed Manual
Fuel Economy (City / Highway) 8.3 L/100 km / 6.4 L/100 km 11.8L/100 km / 8.3 L/100 km

2024 Mini 3 Door vs 2024 Volkswagen Golf R

Hatchbacks are a standard vehicle with many great benefits. However, it's hard to know which car fits your needs best at a glance. Here, we compare various aspects of the 2024 Volkswagen Golf R and the 2024 Mini 3 Door to see which offers better features and fits your budget best.

2024 Mini 3 Door Price Comparison


With four trims, pricing for the 3 Door ranges from $33,740* to $48,190*, a lower entry point than the VW's $48,895* for its single trim selection. However, the Mini's base trim features are significantly lower than those of the Golf Rs. Comparatively, many features start to even out at the higher trim levels for the 3 Door.


2024 Mini 3 Door Performance Comparison


The Mini has various engines available compared to the VW's single option. These include a four-cylinder option and an electric engine. The four-cylinder has a higher output at 189 horsepower and 207 lb-ft of torque. However, this higher power still falls short of the Volkswagen's 315 horsepower and 280 lb-ft of torque.


The 3 Door's electric engine delivers 199 torque and 181 horsepower. While its power is less, the electric option offers a more economical fuel cost, running solely on electricity. This selection has an effective range of 177 km.

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Drivers preferring the Mini's better fuel economy and smaller design should take a look at Mini Edmonton in Alberta to test drive the model. Even if you prefer the higher performance and technology of the Volkswagen, it's still worth a test drive to experience firsthand.

*All pricing is based on Alberta MSRP and does not include taxes and fees. Dealer pricing may differ. Prices are subject to change anytime without notice.

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