2014 MINI Hardtop vs 2014 FIAT 500 Newport News VA


2014 MINI Cooper
2014 FIAT 500

2014 MINI Cooper

2014 FIAT 500

2014 MINI Cooper vs 2014 FIAT 500 near Norfolk, VA

The MINI Cooper has long-been a symbol of heritage and tradition in design and engineering, while the FIAT 500 is still in its early years in the US market, but these models both pack a punch with available turbo packages. The 2014 FIAT 500 features new interior designs, and fuel efficiency of up to 40 MPG on the highway. Read the full review in order to learn more about these two vehicles.

2014 MINI Cooper Power & Handling

For the first time both 3-cylinder and 4-cylinder engines are used, all featuring MINI TwinPower Turbo Technology. In the new MINI Cooper and the new MINI Cooper S this includes turbocharging, direct fuel injection, variable camshaft control on the intake and exhaust side (double VANOS) and variable valve control in the form of VALVETRONIC, as patented by the BMW Group. For highly spirited power delivery and driving, the MINI Cooper S is powered by a 2.0-liter 4- cylinder engine with a peak output of 189 horsepower which goes on stream between 4,700 and 6,000 rpm, delivering its maximum torque of 207 ft-lbs. at 1,250 rpm.

2014 FIAT 500 Power & Handling

For the driver who desires a more engaging experience, the Fiat 500 Sport with more power and performance. The 2014 Fiat 500 Turbo answers the call with a 135-horsepower 1.4-liter MultiAir Turbo engine, dynamic styling, sport-tuned suspension, track-proven brakes and unique sport-styled interior. The Fiat 500 Turbo features a single turbocharger, twin intercoolers and sport-tuned exhaust to deliver 34 percent more power. For a more aggressive appearance, the Fiat 500 Turbo features an aggressively styled front fascia, pushed a few inches forward of the Cinquecento's signature "whiskers and logo" face, to accommodate and cool the 1.4-liter MultiAir Turbo engine.

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2014 MINI Cooper Features & Design

Traditional design features such as the hexagonal contour of the radiator grill, the side indicator surrounds known as side scuttles, the circular headlights, the upright rear light clusters and the black periphery around the bottom edge of the body are reinterpreted for 2014. Selected design features are given a particularly high-end emphasis by means of a novel surface design in their specific environment. The contours of the headlamps, rear light clusters and wheel arches are highlighted by aggressive lines.

2014 FIAT 500 Features & Design

The Fiat 500 Sport model offers a fresh-looking interior environment in the new Avorio (ivory) color. Accenting the Nero (black) interior environment, the Fiat 500 Sport now offers new monotone Avorio cloth sport seats and corresponding instrument panel trim and sport steering wheel. Outside, new five split-spoke 16-inch aluminum wheels with polished (500 Sport) or Hyper Nero (500 Turbo) face feature a more sculptural appearance and a Rosso (red) accented wheel cap that matches the lacquered brake calipers. The passenger seat for 2014 also receives the memory tilt and slide seat.

Conclusions

The 2014 MINI Hardtop is a MINI by design, and with that comes years of heritage. However, the FIAT 500, is really a marvel in modern technology combined with European engineering. The 500 offers up to 40 MPG, new interior designs, and performance styling on the sport model. For more information about these vehicles, call us today!

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