When we compare the Honda Fit's and the MINI Cooper's specifications and ratings, the Honda Fit has the advantage in the area of interior volume. 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 base engine power. Based on this comparison of the Honda Fit's and the MINI Cooper's specifications and ratings, the MINI Cooper is a better car than the Honda Fit.
Honda Fit vs. MINI Cooper Pricing
A used 2011 Honda Fit ranges from $5,997 to $14,974 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 Fit’s base engine makes 117 horsepower, and the MINI Cooper base engine makes 121 horsepower. The Fit is rated to deliver an average of 29 miles per gallon, with a highway range of 350 miles. The Cooper is rated to deliver an average of 32 miles per gallon, with a highway range of 488 miles. This gives the MINI Cooper the fuel efficiency and maximum range advantage over the Honda Fit. Both models use gasoline.
Passenger Space Comparison
The Honda Fit has the advantage of offering more interior volume, reflected in more front head room, front shoulder room, rear head room, rear shoulder room, rear leg room, and cargo space. The MINI Cooper has the advantage in the area of front leg room.
Safety Ratings Comparison
The Honda Fit has an average safety rating of 5 out of 5 Stars based on NHTSA's crash test ratings.