When comparing the FIAT 500c's and the MINI Cooper's specifications and ratings, the FIAT 500c 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 interior volume. Based on this comparison of the FIAT 500c's and the MINI Cooper's specifications and ratings, the MINI Cooper is a better car than the FIAT 500c.
FIAT 500c vs. MINI Cooper Pricing
A used 2019 FIAT 500c ranges from $13,000 to $23,947 while a used 2011 MINI Cooper is priced between $5,768 to $13,854.
Engine Power and Fuel Efficiency Comparison
For engine performance, the FIAT 500c’s base engine makes 135 horsepower, and the MINI Cooper base engine makes 121 horsepower.
Passenger Space Comparison
The MINI Cooper has the advantage of offering more interior volume, reflected in more front head room, front shoulder room, front leg room, rear head room, and cargo space. The FIAT 500c, a subcompact car, has the advantage in the areas of rear shoulder room and rear leg room.