2018 Fiat 500 Abarth vs 2018 MINI Hardtop Cooper S

2018 Fiat 500 Abarth vs 2018 MINI Hardtop Cooper S

When you are in the market for a new vehicle, it can be difficult to determine which model is right for you when there are so many that appear similar on the surface. The trick is diving into the details and examining each model closer to figure out which one offers you the features and capabilities that you are looking for. That's why doing comparisons can be so helpful, because it allows you to analyze two models that seem similar to compare their differences and choose the right one for you! This comparison looks at the 2018 Fiat 500 Abarth vs 2018 MINI Hardtop Cooper S.

While the MINI Cooper S has a larger engine and offers slightly more power, the Fiat 500 Abarth offers a lower price point and more convenience features along with comparable power outputs, making it the better option overall for most consumers. Let's take a closer look at some of the key features and differences between these two sporty models!

2018 Fiat 500 Abarth


2018 MINI Hardtop Cooper S

$20,495 Starting MSRP $25,200
30 MPG Combined MPG 26 MPG
1.4-liter I4 Engine 2.0-liter I4
160 Horsepower Horsepower 189 Horsepower

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Despite the MINI Cooper S having a larger engine and more power, the Fiat 500 Abarth offers other performance-minded features like an available engine block heater, a standard limited slip differential, and sport suspension tuning. The MINI Cooper S has a regularly-tuned suspension and does not offer drivers the option to include an engine block heater or limited slip differential. Additionally, the Fiat 500 Abarth has standard voice recognition technology, making it easier to stay connected to compatible smartphones, which isn't available on the MINI Cooper S.

The Fiat 500 Abarth also offers incredibly sporty styling. It features an aggressive stance, aerodynamic shape that slices through the wind, and a responsive drive. Inside the Fiat 500 Abarth, deep side bolsters on the front seats envelop you in comfort and help keep you in place around tight corners. Abarth badging and a bold wheel design add sleek detailing, completing the sharp design of the Fiat 500 Abarth.

The 2018 Fiat 500 Abarth is available now at Palmen Fiat. Browse our inventory and set up a test drive online today!