VW Golf GTI vs Mini Cooper JCW

Picture of VW Golf GTI (Mk VII 230 PS)
Picture of Mini Cooper JCW (231 PS)
Category VW Golf GTIMini Cooper JCW
Engine layout 2.0 l R42.0 l R4
Max power (ps / bhp) 230 / 227234 / 231
Max torque (Nm / lb-ft) 350 / 258320 / 236
Curb weight (kg / lb) 1406 / 31001262 / 2782
Power / tonne (ps / bhp) 164 / 161186 / 183
Average price €34,000€35,000

Acceleration

Speed & distance VW Golf GTIMini Cooper JCW
0 - 40 kph 2.3 s2.3 s
0 - 50 kph 2.6 s2.7 s
0 - 100 kph 6.0 s6.0 s
0 - 130 kph 9.2 s9.0 s
0 - 160 kph 13.5 s13.2 s
0 - 180 kph 17.8 s18.6 s
0 - 200 kph 23.1 s22.9 s
Est. 0 - 60 mph 5.9 s6.2 s
Est. 1/8 mile 10.2 s @ 84.5 mph10.3 s @ 83.3 mph
1/4 mile 14.4 s14.2 s
Est. 1/2 mile 23.6 s @ 123.0 mph23.7 s @ 123.7 mph

Rolling acceleration

Speed VW Golf GTIMini Cooper JCW
60 - 100 kph (4) 4.6 s3.5 s
60 - 100 kph (5) 6.0 s5.5 s
80 - 120 kph (4) 5.4 s4.7 s
80 - 120 kph (5) 6.0 s5.5 s
80 - 120 kph (6) 7.6 s6.8 s
80 - 160 kph (4) 12.0 s10.3 s
80 - 160 kph (5) 16.8 s12.9 s
80 - 160 kph (6) 24.0 s16.2 s
Est. 100 - 200 kph 17.9 s17.4 s

General performance

Category VW Golf GTIMini Cooper JCW
Top speed 250 kph (155 mph)246 kph (153 mph)
Est. 0 - 100 mph - 0 23.1 s @ 2018 ft23.1 s @ 1995 ft
Est. max acceleration 0.50 g (5 m/s²)0.47 g (5 m/s²)
18m slalom 68.1 kph (42.3 mph)68.6 kph (42.6 mph)
Fuel economy 7.9 l/100 km (30 mpg US / 36 UK)6.0 l/100 km (39 mpg US / 47 UK)
100 kph - 0 34 m (111 ft)33 m (110 ft)
200 kph - 0 145 m (477 ft)144 m (473 ft)

Summary

Category VW Golf GTIMini Cooper JCW
Track Performance 392398
Straight line speed 28493206
Total 32423604

Verdict

Cooper JCW is the fastest by a small margin.

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