The 2012 MINI Cooper Hardtop is a compact car offered in standard, S, and John Cooper Works trim levels. The standard FWD Cooper Hardtop is powered by a 1.6-liter 4-cylinder engine that produces 121 hp and 114 lb-ft of torque while the Cooper Hardtop S comes equipped with a turbocharged 1.6-liter 4-cylinder engine that produces 181 hp and 177 lb-ft of torque. For even more performance MINI offers the John Cooper Works trim, powered by a twin turbocharged 1.6-liter 4-cylinder engine that produces 208 hp and 192 lb-ft of torque. A 6-speed manual comes standard on both trims but drivers also have the choice of an optional 6-speed automatic. The standard Cooper Hardtop gets an EPA estimated 29 mpg city and 37 mpg highway. Features include HD radio, adaptive xenon headlamps, performance suspension, fully electronic throttle, and the MINI center-mounted speedometer. Safety is comprised of dynamic stability control, dynamic traction control, 4 airbags with side thorax protection, and anti-lock brake security. The Cooper Hardtop is backed by a 4-year/50,000-mile warranty.