In comparing the MINI Cooper's and the Nissan JUKE's specifications and ratings, 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. The Nissan JUKE has the advantage in the areas of interior volume and base engine power. Based on this comparison of the MINI Cooper's and the Nissan JUKE's specifications and ratings, the two cars are fairly comparable.
MINI Cooper vs. Nissan JUKE Pricing
A used 2011 MINI Cooper ranges from $5,302 to $13,495 while a used 2011 Nissan JUKE is priced between $5,490 to $12,995.
Engine Power and Fuel Efficiency Comparison
For engine performance, the MINI Cooper’s base engine makes 121 horsepower, and the Nissan JUKE base engine makes 188 horsepower. The Cooper is rated to deliver an average of 32 miles per gallon, with a highway range of 488 miles. The JUKE is rated to deliver an average of 29 miles per gallon, with a highway range of 422 miles. This gives the MINI Cooper the fuel efficiency and maximum range advantage over the Nissan JUKE. Both models use gasoline.
Passenger Space Comparison
The Nissan JUKE has the advantage of offering more interior volume, reflected in more front head room, front shoulder room, front leg room, rear shoulder room, rear leg room, and cargo space. The MINI Cooper has the advantage in the area of rear head room.