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Engines & Power

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Cooper Base

Standard Engine 2.5L 170 hp I5 1.6L 121 hp I4
Horsepower 170 @ 5700 RPM 121 @ 6000 RPM
Torque (lb-ft) 177 @ 4250 RPM 118 @ 4250 RPM
Valves/Valve Configuration 20/DOHC 16/DOHC
Displacement (cc) 2480 1598
Bore X Stroke (in.) 3.25 X 3.64 3.03 X 3.38
Compression Ratio 9.5:1 11.0:1
Fuel Type/System Gasoline/SEFI Gasoline/SEFI
Turbocharger No No
Supercharger No No

Transmissions

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Cooper Base

Standard Transmission 5-Speed Manual Overdrive 6-Speed Manual Overdrive

Payload & Towing

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Cooper Base

Passenger Volume (cu. ft.) 85.10 No data
Cargo Volume (cu. ft.) 15.40 5.70
Standard Towing (lb.) No data No data
Max Towing (lb.) No data No data
Standard Payload (lb.) 858 816
Max Payload (lb.) 858 816
Standard GVWR (lb.) No data 3384
Max GVWR (lb.) No data 3461

Braking & Traction

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Cooper Base

4 Wheel Drive/All Wheel Drive N/A N/A
ABS Brakes (2 or 4 Wheel) Std. Std.
Automatic Load-Leveling N/A N/A
Electronic Brake Assistance Std. Std.
Limited Slip Differential or Axle N/A Opt.
Locking Differential N/A N/A
Traction Control Std. Std.
Vehicle Stability Control System Std. Std.
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