When we compare the Audi TT's and the MINI Cooper's specifications and ratings, the Audi TT has the advantage in the area of base engine power. The MINI Cooper has the advantage in the areas of typical lower range of pricing for one- to five-year-old used cars, and fuel efficiency and interior volume. Based on this comparison of the Audi TT's and the MINI Cooper's specifications and ratings, the MINI Cooper is a better car than the Audi TT.
Audi TT vs. MINI Cooper Pricing
A used 2011 Audi TT ranges from $9,102 to $20,982 while a used 2011 MINI Cooper is priced between $7,860 to $16,890.
Engine Power and Fuel Efficiency Comparison
For engine performance, the Audi TT’s base engine makes 211 horsepower, and the MINI Cooper base engine makes 121 horsepower. The TT is rated to deliver an average of 26 miles per gallon, with a highway range of 493 miles. The Cooper is rated to deliver an average of 31 miles per gallon, with a highway range of 462 miles.This gives the MINI Cooper the advantage in fuel efficiency and the Audi TT the advantage in maximum range. Both models use gasoline.
Passenger Space Comparison
The MINI Cooper has the advantage of offering more interior volume, reflected in more front head room and front leg room. The Audi TT, a sports car, has the advantage in the areas of front shoulder room cargo space.