Comparison - Mazda CX-8 ASAKI 2019 - vs - Mini Cooper S Sidewalk 2021

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Make: 
Model: 
Average Price: 
$
64,990
AUD
Updated: 
22 Feb 2019
$
39,250
Updated: 
02 Apr 2020
Car Type: 
SUV
SUV
Drive Type: 
All Wheel Drive
Front Wheel Drive
Year: 
2019
2021
Total Seating: 
7
5
Transmission: 
6-speed Automatic
6-speed Manual
Bluetooth: 
yes
yes
Heated seats: 
yes
no
Navigation: 
yes
yes
Doors: 
5
2
Fuel Tank Capacity: 
19.70gals
11.60gals
Exterior Colors: 
Color: 
DEEP CRYSTAL BLUE MICA
#2B3147
SOUL RED CRYSTAL METALLIC
#A00429
TITANIUM FLASH MICA
#4C3A2A
JET BLACK MICA
#181818
MACHINE GREY METALLIC
#373743
SONIC SILVER METALLIC
#A7B0B5
SNOWFLAKE WHITE PEARL MICA
#FFFFFF

Expert Reviews

Expert reviews: 

Need a big Mazda SUV, but don't want petrol? The brand now has the answer - it's called the CX-8. Paul Maric checks it out.

Pros
Excellent fuel efficiency
Stacks of standard features, especially in top-specification Asaki model
Plenty of room inside for a growing family

Cons
Diesel engine can run out of breath when overtaking
Quality of 360-degree camera is very poor
Three year warranty with no roadside assistance starting to fall behind the pack

By: 
caradvice.com.au

No small city car has as much charm or is as much fun to drive as the 2021 Mini Cooper.

Pros
Adorbs
Quirky fun interior
Fun to drive
Customization comes easy
Manual is back

Cons
Cramped cargo area
Cramped rear seats
Dwarfed by other cars
Can be kitschy
Can be expensive

By: 
thecarconnection.com

The 2021 MINI Cooper's #5 ranking is based on its score within the Subcompact Cars category. Currently the MINI Cooper has a score of 7.7 out of 10, which is based on our evaluation of 36 pieces of research and data elements using various sources.

Pros
Nimble handling
Energetic engines
Stylish cabin
Good predicted reliability rating

Cons
Significantly more expensive than its classmates
Below-average cargo capacity
Worse fuel economy than rivals

By: 
usnews.com

Manual-transmission Minis took a hiatus recently, but the six-speed stick is once again available for 2021 Cooper and Cooper S models, including the three- and five-door Hardtop models in addition to the convertible.

Pros
Fun handling,
distinctive design,
lots of customization possibilities.

Cons
Cramped interior,
costly options,
uncomfortable ride.

By: 
caranddriver.com

Fuel

Fuel Type: 
Diesel
Premium Unleaded
Fuel Economy Info: 
Urban/Extra Urban/Combined(L/100km) - 6.9/5.5/6
Engine type: 
Diesel
Petrol/Gas

Engine and Performance

Valves: 
16
16
Cylinders: 
4
Inline
4
Inline
Engine Size/Displacement: 
2.20L
2.00L
Torque: 
331ft-lbs
at 2 000rpm
207ft-lbs
at 1 350rpm
Horsepower: 
187hp
at 4 500rpm
189hp
at 5 000rpm
Cam Type: 
Double overhead cam (DOHC)
Double overhead cam (DOHC)
Turning Circle: 
38.00Feet
35.40Feet

Convenience

Cruise Control: 
yes
yes
Door Pockets: 
yes
yes
Cupholders: 
yes
yes
Overhead console: 
yes
yes
Seatback Storage: 
yes
yes
Power Steering: 
yes
yes
Parking sensors: 
yes
no
Steering Wheel Tilt: 
yes
yes
Telescopic steering wheel: 
yes
yes
Rear View Camera: 
yes
yes
Front view Camera: 
yes
no
Side view Camera: 
yes
no
On steering wheel: 
Audio and cruise controls on steering wheel
Audio and cruise Controls On Steering Wheel
More in Convenience: 
Electric power assist Steering type
Auxiliary 12 volt power outlets 2 (including cargo area)
Leather Steering Wheel
Keyless Ignition

Exterior Dimensions

Length: 
192.90in
151.90in
Width: 
72.40in
68.00in
Height: 
67.90in
55.70in
Ground Clearance: 
8.00in
5.60in
Front Track: 
62.80in
Rear Track: 
62.90in
Wheel Base: 
115.30in
98.20in

Weights and capacites

Cargo Capacity: 
34.00cu.ft
Maximum Towing Capacity un-break: 
1653lbs
Cargo Capacity with Seats in Place: 
8.70cu.ft
Curb Weight: 
4314.00lbs
2824.00lbs

Instruments

External Temperature Display: 
yes
yes
Clock: 
yes
yes
Trip computer: 
yes
yes
Techometer: 
yes
yes
Compass: 
no
no
More Instruments: 
Instrument panel light dimmer
Low fuel warning light
Active Driving Display
Critical function warning lights/chimes
Driver's left footrest

Power Features

Power windows: 
yes
yes
Remote Keyless doors: 
yes
yes
More Power Features: 
power steering
2 One-Touch Power Windows
Reverse Tilt Passenger Only Provides Curb View When Vehicle In Reverse
Heated Mirrors

Seats

Rear Seat Collapsible: 
yes
no
Front Seats Features: 
Bucket front seats
Floor covering
Gear shift knob Leather
Heated seats Front and second row
Passenger assist grips
Seats (front) with: adjustable head restraints Driver & passenger
Seats (front) with: lumbar adjustment Driver
Seats (front) with: power adjustment 10-way with 2-position memory (driver), 6-way (passenger)
Seats (front) with: rake and slide adjustment
8 -Way Manual Passenger Seat Adjustment
Sport Front Seats
Height Adjustable Passenger Seat
8 -Way Manual Driver Seat Adjustments
Height Adjustable Driver Seat
Driver Seat Thigh Extension
Rear Seats Features: 
Split-folding rear seatback
Seats (second row) with: adjustable head restraints
Seats (second row) with: centre fold down armrest
Seats (second row) with: split fold backrest 60/40
Folding center armrest

Suspension

Front Suspension: 
MacPherson strut
Rear Suspension: 
Multi-link

Comfort

Interior air Filtration: 
no
yes
Climate Control: 
yes
no
More Comfort Features: 
Air-conditioning Three zone climate control with rear control and vents (second row)
Rear door window sunshade
Vanity mirror
Single Zone Front Air Conditioning
Cooled Storage Compartment

Entertainment

DVD player: 
no
no
AM/FM Radio: 
yes
yes
Satellite radio: 
yes
yes
Video monitor: 
no
no
More Entertainment: 
Audio System Premium Bose 273 watt amplifier and 10 speakers
Auxiliary-audio input jack (3.5mm mini-stereo)
Bluetooth hands-free phone and audio capability
Infotainment screen 7-inch colour touch
Multi-function commander control
USB-audio input port 2, MP3, WMA, AAC, iPod compatible
USB Connection
6 Total Speakers
Speed Sensitive Volume Control
Auxiliary Audio Input And USB With External Media Control

Exterior Features

Sunroof: 
no
no
Rear defogger: 
yes
yes
More in Glass and Roof: 
Tail-lamps
Headlamps Adaptive LED (ALH) with auto on/off function
Alloy Wheels: 
yes
yes
Wheel size: 
19 x 7.0
17"
Wheels more: 
Run Flat Tires
Alloy Wheels
Wheel Dimensions: 
Width: 
225.00millimeters
Aspect Ratio: 
55
Diameter: 
R19
Width: 
205.00millimeters
Aspect Ratio: 
45
Diameter: 
R17

Safety Features

ABS: 
yes
yes
Front head airbags: 
yes
yes
Rear head airbags: 
yes
yes
Dual front side-mounted airbags: 
yes
yes
Emergency braking assist: 
yes
yes
Traction control: 
yes
yes
Child seat anchors: 
yes
yes
Front brakes: 
ventilated disc brakes
Ventilated Front Disc
Stability control: 
yes
yes
Rear brakes: 
solid disc brakes
Solid Rear Disc Brakes
Rear door child safety locks: 
yes
yes
Daytime running lights: 
yes
yes
Engine immobilizer: 
yes
yes
Front fog lights: 
yes
yes
Dusk sensing headlamps: 
no
yes
Auto delay off headlamps: 
no
yes
Front headrests: 
yes
yes
Rear headrests: 
yes
yes
Tire pressure monitoring: 
yes
yes
More Safety Features: 
Blind Spot Monitoring
Driver Attention Alert
Emergency Brake Assist (EBA)
Emergency Stop Signal (ESS)
Forward Obstruction Warning
High mount stop lamp
Hill Launch Assist (HLA)
Intelligent Speed Assistance (ISA)
Intrusion-minimising brake pedal
Lane Departure Warning (LDW)
Lane-keep Assist System (LAS)
Left-hand-side convex (wide angle) exterior mirror
Rear Cross Traffic Alert (RCTA)
Seat-belt warning
Smart Brake Support (SBS)
Traffic Sign Recognition (TSR)
Whiplash-minimising front seats
Passenger Airbag Occupant Sensing Deactivation
Post-Collision Safety System