2024 MINI Cooper vs. Fiat 500X

interior of a 2024 mini cooper

2024 MINI Cooper Hardtop 2-Door


2023 Fiat 500X
Twin turbo 1.5L engine


1.3L turbo engine
Standard 6-speed


Standard 9-speed
27 mpg

MPG City

24 mpg
38 mpg

MPG Highway

30 mpg
40.3 inches

Front Headroom

39.1 inches
41.4 inches

Front Legroom

41.4 inches

The MINI Cooper and Fiat 500X are both attractive compact vehicles that combine dynamic performance capabilities with premium features that will elevate any drive in and around Minnetonka. The fun-to-drive quality of these vehicles cannot be denied, but which is the best fit with your lifestyle and driving needs? In this MINI Cooper vs. Fiat 500X comparison from Motorwerks MINI we’ll take a look at the performance, fuel economy, and interior space of each model so you can decide which is right for you. If you’re ready to get behind the wheel of a new MINI Cooper, stop by our dealership in Golden Valley for a test drive today!



Fiat vs. MINI: Performance Specs

Either one of these sporty compact cars can add excitement to your St Louis Park commute. While the Fiat has a larger base engine, the MINI Cooper offers go-kart handling and better fuel economy that will result in significant savings at the pump. Take a look at the MINI Cooper vs. Fiat 500X engine specs:

2024 MINI Cooper Base Engine Specs

  • 1.5L TwinPower turbo
  • 134 hp
  • 162 lb-ft of torque
  • 27 mpg city/38 mpg highway

2023 Fiat 500X Base Engine Specs

  • 1.3L MultiAir® turbo engine
  • 177 hp
  • 210 lb-ft of torque
  • 24 mpg city/30 mpg highway

You should note that the MINI Cooper is also available with a 2.0L TwinPower turbo engine that generates 189 hp or 228 hp to add extra get-up-and-go on Minneapolis-area roads.

Fiat vs. MINI: Interior Space

The MINI Cooper interior is meticulously crafted with premium materials and is surprisingly spacious. When comparing the Fiat vs. MINI, you’ll see that the dimensions are very similar:

2024 MINI Cooper Hardtop 2-Door Dimensions

  • Front/Rear Headroom: 40.3/36.9 inches
  • Front/Rear Legroom: 41.4/30.8 inches
  • Cargo Volume: 34 cubic feet

2023 Fiat 500X Dimensions

  • Front/Rear Headroom: 39.1/37.8 inches
  • Front/Rear Legroom: 41.4/34.8 inches
  • Cargo Volume: 39.8 cubic feet

Create Your Perfect Driving Experience with Motorwerks MINI! 

Explore our new MINI specials to see how much you can save on your next MINI Cooper. In addition to its distinctive design and wide array of features, there are many MINI Cooper accessories available in our parts center that will allow you to customize your MINI to suit your personal style. If you have any questions or would like to schedule a test drive, please contact us online or give us a call at (952) 213-5589.


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