Mini Cooper S (F55/F56) VS DS3 Performance

Mini Cooper S (F55/F56) and DS3 Perfomance are premium B-Segment hot hatches, combining stylish looks with lots of performance and sporty handling. The third generation of the Mini Cooper S was launched back in 2014 but received a facelift in 2018 with the union jack taillight graphics highlighting its British heritage. On the other hand, the French DS3 Performance was unveiled in 2016, as a facelifted version of the Citroen DS3 Racing which launched back in 2010. So let the battle begin…

Exterior


Interior


Specifications

ModelMini Cooper S (F55/F56)DS3 Performance
Production2014-present2016-present
SegmentBB
Doors3/53
LayoutFWDFWD
Engine Displacement1998 cm31598 cm3
CylindersL4L4
InductionTurbochargedTurbocharged
FuelGasolineGasoline
Fuel SystemElectronic InjectionDirect Injection
Power (hp)192208
Power (kw)141154
Power (@rpm)@4700-6000 rpm@5800 rpm
Torque (Nm)280300
Torque (@rpm)@1350-4600 rpm@1700 rpm
0-100km/h6,7 (Auto) / 6,8 (Manual)6,5 sec
Top Speed (km/h)235 km/h230 km/h
Top Speed (mph)146 mph143 mph
Consumption (lt/100km)5,6 (Auto) / 6,5 (Manual)5,4
CO2 (g/km)122 g/km (Auto) / 148 g/km (Manual)143 g/km
Gearbox8AT / 6 MT6 MT
Weight1240 kg (Auto) / 1160 kg (Manual)1175 kg
Length3714 mm3948 mm
Width4006 mm1715 mm
Height1425 mm1458 mm
Wheelbase2495 mm2464 mm
Front Track1501 mm1465 mm
Rear Track1501 mm1467 mm
Boot Space211 (3D) / 278 (5D)285
Tire Size195/55 R16205/40 R18
Front BrakesVentilated Discs323 mm Ventilated Discs
Rear BrakesDiscs249 mm Discs

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