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3/4 Front Glamour 2008 MINI Convertible

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Specs, Warranty & Reliability

The table below shows all 2008 MINI Convertible specs by style, including MPG (fuel economy), transmission details, and interior and exterior dimensions. Additionally, find 2008 MINI Convertible warranty and reliability information, such as limits on bumper-to-bumper coverage and major components.

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  • Overview
    MSRP *$21,950$25,400
    Invoice *$19,755$22,860
    Engine1.6L I-4 115 HP1.6L I-4 168 HP
    Transmission5-spd man w/OD6-spd man w/OD
    Fuel Economy City23.0 mpg21.0 mpg
    Fuel Economy Hwy32.0 mpg29.0 mpg
    Bumper to Bumper Months/Miles48/50,00048/50,000
  • Powertrain
    Engine1.6L I-4 115 HP1.6L I-4 168 HP
    Transmission5-spd man w/OD6-spd man w/OD
    Alternator120 amp105 amp
    BatteryN/AN/A
    Axle Ratio4.352.87
    Recommended Fuel Typepremium unleadedpremium unleaded
    Fuel Tank13.2 gal.13.2 gal.
    Auxiliary Fuel TankN/AN/A
    Exhauststainless steel with chrome tailpipe finishstainless steel with chrome tailpipe finish
    Drive Typefront-wheelfront-wheel
    4WD ShiftN/AN/A
    Locking Hub ControlN/AN/A
    Limited Slip DifferentialN/AN/A
    Traction ControlN/AABS & driveline
  • Steering and Suspension
    Electronic StabilityN/Astability control
    RideN/Asport
    Ride ControlN/AN/A
    Adaptive SuspensionN/AN/A
    Auto-Levelling SuspensionN/AN/A
    Front Suspensionstrutstrut
    Front Anti-Roll Barfront anti-roll barfront anti-roll bar
    Front Springscoilcoil
    Front Torsion BarN/AN/A
    Front Shocksgas-pressurizedgas-pressurized
    Rear Suspensionmulti-linkmulti-link
    Rear Anti-Roll Barrear anti-roll barrear anti-roll bar
    Rear Springscoilcoil
    Rear Shocksgas-pressurizedgas-pressurized
    Steeringrack & pinionrack & pinion
    Steering CoolerN/AN/A
    Brakes4-wheel disc4-wheel disc
    Vented Disc Brakesfrontfront
    Wheels15.0 " silver aluminum16.0 " silver aluminum
    Front TiresP175/65HR15.0BSW ASP195/55VR16.0BSW run flat AS
    Rear Tires (if different from Front)N/AN/A
    Spare Tire and Wheelcompact steelN/A
  • Seating and Interior
    Seating Capacity44
    Front Seat Typebucketsport
    Heated Front SeatsN/AN/A
    Front Headrestsadjustableadjustable
    Front ArmrestsN/AN/A
    Front Driver Seat Direction Controls6-way6-way
    Easy Entryrear seat easy entryrear seat easy entry
    Front Passenger Seat Direction Controls6-way6-way
    Rear Seats50-50 bench50-50 bench
    Rear Headrestsfixedfixed
    Rear Child SeatsN/AN/A
    Rear ArmrestsN/AN/A
    Third Row SeatsN/AN/A
    Third Row Child SeatsN/AN/A
    Third Row ArmrestsN/AN/A
    Seat Trimleatheretteleatherette
    Door TrimN/AN/A
    Headlinerfull clothfull cloth
    Floor Trimcarpetcarpet
    Floor MatsN/AN/A
    Dashboard Insertmetal-lookmetal-look
    Gear Shift Knob Trimleather/chromeleather/chrome
  • Comfort and Conveniences
    Sunroofpowerpower
    Convertible Roofpower with lining, glass rear window, roll-over protectionpower with lining, glass rear window, roll-over protection
    Roof FeaturesN/AN/A
    Vanity Mirrorsdual illuminateddual illuminated
    Auxiliary VisorsN/AN/A
    Rearview Mirrorday-nightday-night
    Rear Visor Vanity MirrorN/AN/A
    Glove Boxlockinglocking
    Cabback InsulatorN/AN/A
    Dome Lightdelaydelay
    Reading Lightsfrontfront
    Floor Consolefullfull
    Overhead ConsoleN/AN/A
    Cup Holderfront and rearfront and rear
    Instrument Panel StorageN/AN/A
    Dashboard StorageN/AN/A
    Interior Concealed StorageN/AN/A
    Seatback Storage22
    Refrigerated Boxgloveboxglovebox
    Manufacturer Luggage SetN/AN/A
    Door Binsdualdual
    Rear Door BinsN/AN/A
    Underseat TrayN/AN/A
    Cargo Concealed StorageN/AN/A
    Cargo Floor Trimcarpetedcarpeted
    Trunk Lid Trimplasticplastic
    Cargo Coverrigidrigid
    Cargo NetN/AN/A
    Cargo Tie Downscargo tie downscargo tie downs
    Cargo Lightcargo lightcargo light
    Air Compressorair compressorN/A
    Front Air Conditioningmanualmanual
    Climate ControlN/AN/A
    Rear Air ConditioningN/AN/A
    Air Filterair filterair filter
    Rear Heat Ductsunderseat ductsunderseat ducts
    Automatic Air RecirculationN/AN/A
    Rear HeaterN/AN/A
    RadioAM/FM stereo, seek-scanAM/FM stereo, seek-scan
    Radio Steering Wheel ControlsN/AN/A
    CDin-dash mounted singlein-dash mounted single
    MP3 PlayerMP3 decoderMP3 decoder
    MiniDisc PlayerN/AN/A
    Speakers66
    AmplifierN/AN/A
    Radio Theft Deterrentradio theft deterrentradio theft deterrent
    Antennaintegrated roof diversityintegrated roof diversity
    Cruise ControlN/AN/A
    Door Lockspower with 2 stage unlockpower with 2 stage unlock
    Heated Door LocksN/AN/A
    Remote Keyless Entrykeyfob (all doors)keyfob (all doors)
    Trunk/Hatch/Door ReleaseN/AN/A
    Remote Fuel Flap ReleaseN/AN/A
    Rear Window ReleaseN/AN/A
    Rear Child Safety Door LocksN/AN/A
    Fuel Filler Door Releasefuel filler door releasefuel filler door release
    Cell PhoneN/AN/A
    Power Outlets22
    AC power outletN/AN/A
    Trunk PulldownN/AN/A
    Driver Foot Restdriver foot restdriver foot rest
    Retained Accessory Powerretained accessory powerretained accessory power
    Garage Door OpenerN/AN/A
    Smokers Packageashtrayashtray
    Lighter Elementsfrontfront
    First Aid KitN/AN/A
    Emergency SOSN/AN/A
    Adjustable PedalsN/AN/A
    Entertainment CenterN/AN/A
    Voice RecorderN/AN/A
    Picnic TableN/AN/A
    Internet AccessN/AN/A
    Instrument Displayanaloganalog
    Tachometertachometertachometer
    Oil Pressure GaugeN/AN/A
    Water Temp Gaugeengine temperature gaugeengine temperature gauge
    Volt GaugeN/AN/A
    InclinometerN/AN/A
    AltimeterN/AN/A
    Heads Up DisplayN/AN/A
    Clockin-dashin-dash
    CompassN/AN/A
    Exterior Temperatureexterior temperatureexterior temperature
    Systems Monitorsystems monitorsystems monitor
    Check Controlredundant digital speedometerredundant digital speedometer
    Trip ComputerN/AN/A
    Trip Odometertrip odometertrip odometer
    Park Distance Controlrearrear
    Navigation SystemN/AN/A
    Steering Wheeltilttilt
    Steering Wheel Materialleather/metal-lookleather/metal-look
    Tow BarN/AN/A
    Front Windowspowerpower
    Rear Windowspowerpower
    Quarter Vent Rear WindowsN/AN/A
    1-Touch Openfront and rearfront and rear
    Tinted Windowslightlight
    Double Pane Side GlassN/AN/A
    Sun BlindsN/AN/A
    Front Windshield Wipersvariable intermittentvariable intermittent
    Heated Front WipersN/AN/A
    Rain Detecting WipersN/AN/A
    Speed Sensitve Wipersspeed sensitive wipersspeed sensitive wipers
    Rear Windshield WiperN/AN/A
    Rear Heated WipersN/AN/A
    Electrically Heated WindshieldN/AN/A
    Sun Visor StripN/AN/A
    Rear Defrosterrear defrosterrear defroster
    Rear BlindsN/AN/A
    Rear Windshield TypeN/AN/A
  • Safety
    Anti-Lock Brakes (ABS)4-wheel anti-lock brakes (ABS)4-wheel anti-lock brakes (ABS)
    Daytime Running Lightsdaytime running lightsdaytime running lights
    Center High Mounted Stop Lightcenter high mounted stop lightcenter high mounted stop light
    Front Impact Airbagsdriver and passengerdriver and passenger
    Driver Side Impact Airbagsseat mountedseat mounted
    Passenger Side Impact Airbagseat mountedseat mounted
    Overhead AirbagN/AN/A
    Occupancy Sensoroccupancy sensoroccupancy sensor
    Childseat SensorN/AN/A
    Head Protectiondriver and passengerdriver and passenger
    Knee AirbagN/AN/A
    Rear Side AirbagN/AN/A
    Side Impact Barsside impact beamsside impact beams
    Seatbelt Pretensionersfrontfront
    Ignition Disableimmobilizerimmobilizer
    Panic AlarmN/AN/A
    Tracker SystemN/AN/A
    Security Systemsecurity systemsecurity system
  • Dimensions and Capacities
    Door Count2 doors2 doors
    Maximum Cargo Volume21.4 cu.ft.21.4 cu.ft.
    Exterior Cargo LengthN/AN/A
    Exterior Length143.1 "143.9 "
    Exterior Width66.5 "66.5 "
    Exterior Height55.5 "55.5 "
    Wheelbase97 "97 "
    Front Tread57 "57 "
    Rear Tread58 "58 "
    Turning Radius17.4 '17.4 '
    Gross Vehicle Weight Rating3,472 lbs.3,616 lbs.
    Curb Weight2,700 lbs.2,844 lbs.
    Front Gross Axle Weight Rating1,918 lbs.1,962 lbs.
    Rear Gross Axle Weight Rating1,697 lbs.1,763 lbs.
    Payload771 lbs.771 lbs.
    Max Trailer WeightN/AN/A
    Max Trailer Tongue WeightN/AN/A
    Drag Coefficient.37.37
    Front Legroom41.3 "41.3 "
    Rear Legroom27.5 "27.5 "
    Front Headroom38.4 "38.4 "
    Rear Headroom38.1 "38.1 "
    Third Row HeadroomN/AN/A
    Front HiproomN/AN/A
    Rear HiproomN/AN/A
    Third Row HiproomN/AN/A
    Front Shoulder Room50.9 "50.9 "
    Rear Shoulder Room39.0 "39.0 "
    Third Row Shoulder RoomN/AN/A
    Passenger VolumeN/AN/A
    Exterior Cargo WidthN/AN/A
    Exterior Cargo VolumeN/AN/A
    Interior Cargo Volume4.2 cu.ft.4.2 cu.ft.
    Interior Cargo Volume w/Seats FoldedN/AN/A
  • Exterior Features
    Mud FlapsN/AN/A
    Rear SpoilerN/AN/A
    Running BoardsN/AN/A
    Skid PlatesN/AN/A
    Trunk RackN/AN/A
    PickupN/AN/A
    Bumpersbody-coloredbody-colored
    Rear BumperN/AN/A
    Rear Step BumperN/AN/A
    Bodyside MoldingsN/AN/A
    Bodyside InsertN/AN/A
    Bodyside CladdingN/AN/A
    Rocker Panel ExtensionsN/AN/A
    Wheel WellN/AN/A
    Fender Flaresblackblack
    Grille Moldingschromebody-colored w/chrome accents
    Paintclearcoat monotoneclearcoat monotone
    Exterior Mirrorsdual power remotedual power remote
    TraileringN/AN/A
    Trailering HarnessN/AN/A
    Trailering HitchN/AN/A
  • Warranty
    Bumper to Bumper Months/Miles48/50,00048/50,000
    Major Components Months/Miles48/50,00048/50,000
    Corrosion Perforation Months/Miles144/unlimited144/unlimited
    Roadside Assistance Months/Miles48/50,00048/50,000
    Maintenance Months/Miles36/36,00036/36,000
    Accessories Months/MilesN/AN/A
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Safety Rating

Below is the 2008 MINI Convertible safety rating information and crash results as reported by the National Highway Traffic Safety Administration (NHTSA). The ratings are based on a star system and can vary by style.
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