MINI
Hardtop
2008
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2008 MINI Hardtop Specs & Safety

The table below shows all 2008 MINI Hardtop specs by style, including MPG (fuel economy), transmission details, and interior and exterior dimensions. Additionally, find 2008 MINI Hardtop warranty and reliability information, such as limits on bumper-to-bumper coverage and major components.
MSRP *
$18,050
Invoice *
$16,245
Engine
1.6L I-4 118 HP 114.0 ft.lbs. @ 4,250 rpm
Transmission
6-spd man w/OD / 6-spd Steptronic w/OD
Fuel Economy City
28.0 mpg
Fuel Economy Hwy
37.0 mpg
Bumper to Bumper Months/Miles
48/50,000
Engine
1.6L I-4 118 HP 114.0 ft.lbs. @ 4,250 rpm
Transmission
6-spd man w/OD / 6-spd Steptronic w/OD
Alternator
150 amp
Battery
480 amp with run down protection
Axle Ratio
4.35 / 4.10
Recommended Fuel Type
premium unleaded
Fuel Tank
10.6 gal.
Exhaust
stainless steel with chrome tailpipe finish
Drive Type
front-wheel
Traction Control
ABS & driveline
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 performance / P195/55VR16.0BSW run flat performance / P175/65HR15.0BSW AS
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 w/storage
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
adjustable
Seat Trim
leatherette / cloth / cloth/leather / leather
Headliner
full cloth
Floor Trim
carpet
Dashboard Insert
metal-look / piano black / genuine wood / aluminum
Dashboard Trim
leatherette
Sunroof
power
Vanity Mirrors
dual illuminated
Auxiliary Visors
driver side
Rearview Mirror
day-night / auto-dimming day-night
Glove Box
glove box
Dome Light
fade
Reading Lights
front
Floor Console
full
Overhead Console
mini
Cup Holder
front and rear
Dashboard Storage
dashboard storage
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
Front Air Conditioning
manual
Climate Control
automatic air conditioning
Air Filter
air filter
Rear Heat Ducts
underseat ducts
Radio
AM/FM, seek-scan / AM/FM/HD, seek-scan / SIRIUS AM/FM/Satellite, seek-scan
Radio Steering Wheel Controls
radio steering wheel controls
CD
in-dash mounted single
MP3 Player
MP3 decoder
Speakers
6 / 10 performance
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
Clock
in-dash
Exterior Temperature
exterior temperature
Systems Monitor
systems monitor
Check Control
redundant digital speedometer
Trip Computer
trip computer
Trip Odometer
trip odometer
Park Distance Control
rear
Navigation System
integrated navigation system
Steering Wheel Type
telescopic tilt / telescopic tilt sport
Steering Wheel Material
leather/metal-look / leather/simulated wood
Front Windows
power
Rear Windows
fixed
1-Touch Open Window
driver and passenger
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 Windshield Wiper
fixed interval
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
Overhead Airbag
curtain 1st and 2nd row overhead airbags
Occupancy Sensor
occupancy sensor
Side Impact Bars
side impact beams
Seatbelt Pretensioners
front
Ignition Disable
immobilizer
Panic Alarm
panic alarm
Security System
security system
Door Count
2 doors
Maximum Cargo Volume
24.0 cu.ft.
Exterior Length
145.6 "
Exterior Width
66.3 "
Exterior Height
55.4 "
Wheelbase
97 "
Front Tread
57 "
Rear Tread
58 "
Turning Radius
17.5 '
Gross Vehicle Weight Rating
3,362 lbs. / 3,450 lbs.
Curb Weight
2,546 lbs. / 2,634 lbs.
Front Gross Axle Weight Rating
1,929 lbs.
Rear Gross Axle Weight Rating
1,653 lbs.
Payload
816 lbs.
Drag Coefficient
.35
Front Legroom
41.7 "
Rear Legroom
27.9 "
Front Headroom
38.8 "
Rear Headroom
37.6 "
Front Shoulder Room
50.3 "
Rear Shoulder Room
44.7 "
Interior Cargo Volume
5.7 cu.ft.
Interior Cargo Volume w/Seats Folded
24.0 cu.ft.
Rear Spoiler
lip
Bumpers
body-colored / front body-colored
Rocker Panel Extensions
rocker panel extensions
Fender Flares
black
Grille Moldings
chrome
Paint
clearcoat monotone / clearcoat monotone with stripe / clearcoat two-tone / 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 Hardtop 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

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