When we compare the Honda CR-Z's and the MINI Cooper's specifications and ratings, the Honda CR-Z has the advantage in the areas of fuel efficiency and 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 Honda CR-Z's and the MINI Cooper's specifications and ratings, the two cars are fairly comparable.
Honda CR-Z vs. MINI Cooper Pricing
A used 2011 Honda CR-Z ranges from $5,894 to $14,800 while a used 2011 MINI Cooper is priced between $5,302 to $13,495.
Engine Power and Fuel Efficiency Comparison
For engine performance, the Honda CR-Z’s base engine makes 122 horsepower, and the MINI Cooper base engine makes 121 horsepower. The CR-Z is rated to deliver an average of 34 miles per gallon, with a highway range of 392 miles. The Cooper is rated to deliver an average of 32 miles per gallon, with a highway range of 488 miles.This gives the Honda CR-Z the advantage in fuel efficiency and the MINI Cooper 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. The Honda CR-Z has the advantage in the areas of front shoulder room, front leg room and cargo space.