MINI
Convertible
2008
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2008 MINI Convertible Specs & Safety

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.
MSRP *
$21,950
Invoice *
$19,755
Engine
1.6L I-4 115 HP 110 ft.lbs. @ 4,500 rpm
Transmission
5-spd man w/OD / 6-spd Steptronic CVT w/OD / Steptronic
Fuel Economy City
23.0 mpg
Fuel Economy Hwy
32.0 mpg
Bumper to Bumper Months/Miles
48/50,000
Engine
1.6L I-4 115 HP 110 ft.lbs. @ 4,500 rpm
Transmission
5-spd man w/OD / 6-spd Steptronic CVT w/OD / Steptronic
Alternator
120 amp
Axle Ratio
4.35 / 5.76
Recommended Fuel Type
premium unleaded
Fuel Tank
13.2 gal.
Exhaust
stainless steel with chrome tailpipe finish
Drive Type
front-wheel
Electronic Stability
electronic stability
Ride
sport
Front Suspension
strut
Front Anti-Roll Bar
front anti-roll bar
Front Springs
coil
Front Shocks
gas-pressurized
Rear Suspension
independent multi-link
Rear Anti-Roll Bar
rear anti-roll bar
Rear Springs
coil
Rear Shocks
gas-pressurized
Steering
rack & pinion
Brakes
4-wheel disc
Vented Disc Brakes
front
Wheels
15.0 " silver aluminum / 16.0 " silver aluminum
Front Tires
P175/65HR15.0BSW AS / P195/55VR16.0BSW run flat performance
Spare Tire and Wheel
compact steel
Seating Capacity
4
Front Seat Type
bucket / sport
Heated Front Seats
driver and front passenger heated-cushion, heated-seatback
Front Headrests
adjustable
Front Armrests
center
Front Driver Seat Direction Controls
6-way
Easy Entry
rear seat easy entry
Front Passenger Seat Direction Controls
6-way
Rear Seats
50-50 bench
Rear Headrests
fixed
Seat Trim
leatherette / cloth / leather / cloth/leather
Headliner
full cloth
Floor Trim
carpet
Dashboard Insert
metal-look / body-colored
Dashboard Trim
leather/chrome
Sunroof
power
Convertible Roof
power with lining, glass rear window, roll-over protection
Vanity Mirrors
dual illuminated
Rearview Mirror
day-night / auto-dimming day-night
Glove Box
locking
Dome Light
delay
Reading Lights
front
Floor Console
full
Cup Holder
front and rear
Seatback Storage
2
Refrigerated Box
glovebox
Door Bins
dual
Cargo Floor Trim
carpeted
Trunk Lid Trim
plastic
Cargo Cover
rigid
Cargo Tie Downs
cargo tie downs
Cargo Light
cargo light
Air Compressor
tire mobility kit
Front Air Conditioning
manual
Climate Control
automatic air conditioning
Air Filter
air filter
Rear Heat Ducts
underseat ducts
Radio
AM/FM stereo, seek-scan
Radio Steering Wheel Controls
radio steering wheel controls
CD
in-dash mounted single
MP3 Player
MP3 decoder
Speakers
6 / 8 harman/kardon
Amplifier
amplifier
Radio Theft Deterrent
radio theft deterrent
Antenna
integrated roof diversity
Cruise Control
with steering wheel controls
Door Locks
power with 2 stage unlock
Remote Keyless Entry
keyfob (all doors)
Fuel Filler Door Release
fuel filler door release
Power Outlets
2
Driver Foot Rest
driver foot rest
Retained Accessory Power
retained accessory power
Garage Door Opener
HomeLink Wireless Control System
Smokers Package
ashtray
Lighter Elements
front
Instrument Display
analog
Tachometer
tachometer
Oil Pressure Gauge
oil pressure gauge
Water Temp Gauge
engine temperature gauge
Clock
in-dash
Exterior Temperature
exterior temperature
Systems Monitor
systems monitor
Check Control
redundant digital speedometer
Trip Computer
trip computer
Trip Odometer
trip odometer
Parking Sensors
rear
Navigation System
integrated navigation system
Steering Wheel Type
tilt / tilt sport
Steering Wheel Material
leather/metal-look
Front Windows
power
Rear Windows
power
1-Touch Open Window
front and rear
Tinted Windows
light
Front Windshield Wipers
variable intermittent
Heated Front Wipers
jets
Rain Detecting Wipers
rain detecting wipers
Speed Sensitve Wipers
speed sensitive wipers
Rear Defroster
rear defroster
Anti-Lock Brakes (ABS)
4-wheel anti-lock brakes (ABS)
Daytime Running Lights
daytime running lights
Center High Mounted Stop Light
center high mounted stop light
Front Impact Airbags
driver and passenger
Driver Side Impact Airbags
seat mounted
Passenger Side Impact Airbag
seat mounted
Occupancy Sensor
occupancy sensor
Head Protection
driver and passenger
Side Impact Bars
side impact beams
Seatbelt Pretensioners
front
Ignition Disable
immobilizer
Security System
security system
Door Count
2 doors
Maximum Cargo Volume
21.4 cu.ft.
Exterior Length
143.1 "
Exterior Width
66.5 "
Exterior Height
55.5 "
Wheelbase
97 "
Front Tread
57 "
Rear Tread
58 "
Turning Radius
17.4 '
Gross Vehicle Weight Rating
3,472 lbs. / 3,505 lbs.
Curb Weight
2,700 lbs. / 2,734 lbs.
Front Gross Axle Weight Rating
1,918 lbs.
Rear Gross Axle Weight Rating
1,697 lbs.
Payload
771 lbs.
Drag Coefficient
.37
Front Legroom
41.3 "
Rear Legroom
27.5 "
Front Headroom
38.4 "
Rear Headroom
38.1 "
Front Shoulder Room
50.9 "
Rear Shoulder Room
39.0 "
Interior Cargo Volume
4.2 cu.ft.
Bumpers
body-colored / front body-colored
Fender Flares
black
Grille Moldings
chrome
Paint
clearcoat monotone / clearcoat monotone with stripe / metallic monotone
Exterior Mirrors
dual power remote / dual power remote heated
Bumper to Bumper Months/Miles
48/50,000
Major Components Months/Miles
48/50,000
Corrosion Perforation Months/Miles
144/unlimited
Roadside Assistance Months/Miles
48/50,000
Maintenance Months/Miles
36/36,000

Safety Ratings

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.

Style
Frontal Rating

NHTSA rates vehicles on a scale of 1 to 5 stars.

Frontal Rating:

5% or less chance of injury

6% to 10% or less chance of injury

11% to 20% or less chance of injury

21% to 25% or less chance of injury

26% or greater chance of injury

Side Rating

NHTSA rates vehicles on a scale of 1 to 5 stars.

Side Rating:

10% or less chance of injury

11% to 20% or less chance of injury

21% to 35% or less chance of injury

36% to 45% or less chance of injury

46% or greater chance of injury

Safety data is not currently available from the National Highway Traffic Safety Administration. For a list of safety-related features, please check the Safety section.

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