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For It's basically a Mini with more space, so with the Mini Clubman you get the same enjoyable drive, a ride that's never uncomfortable and strong residuals – with room for four adults

Against The one rear door is on the 'wrong' side and, as on the hatch, you have to pay for some things that should be standard. Even though the Clubman is bigger than the hatchback, its boot is still pretty small

Mini Cooper Clubman
33 5stars

It won't take much luggage and it's expensive to buy, but the Mini Clubman is still very much a Mini – and will be a joy to own

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The full Mini Cooper review


There are 36 Mini Cooper versions available

Clubman 1.6 5dr £16,160
What Car? says:3 stars out of 5
Clubman 1.6 Pepper Pack 5dr £17,075
What Car? says:3 stars out of 5
Clubman 1.6D 5dr £17,510
What Car? says:3 stars out of 5
Clubman 1.6 Media Pack 5dr £17,660
What Car? says:3 stars out of 5
Clubman 1.6 Chili Pack 5dr £18,280
What Car? says:3 stars out of 5
Clubman 1.6 Pepper/Media Pack 5dr £18,415
What Car? says:3 stars out of 5
Clubman 1.6D Pepper Pack 5dr £18,425
What Car? says:3 stars out of 5
Clubman 1.6D Media Pack 5dr £19,010
What Car? says:3 stars out of 5
Clubman 1.6 Chili/Media Pack 5dr £19,430
What Car? says:3 stars out of 5
Clubman 1.6T S 5dr £19,500
What Car? says:3 stars out of 5
Clubman 1.6D Chili Pack 5dr £19,630
What Car? says:3 stars out of 5
Clubman 1.6D Pepper/Media Pack 5dr £19,765
What Car? says:3 stars out of 5
Clubman 1.6 Sport Chili Pack 5dr £20,140
What Car? says:3 stars out of 5
Clubman 2.0D SD 5dr £20,180
What Car? says:2 stars out of 5
Clubman 1.6 Bond Street 5dr £20,275
What Car? says:3 stars out of 5
Clubman 1.6D Chili/Media Pack 5dr £20,780
What Car? says:3 stars out of 5
Clubman 1.6T S Media Pack 5dr £20,860
What Car? says:3 stars out of 5
Clubman 1.6 Sport Chili/Media Pack 5dr £21,290
What Car? says:3 stars out of 5
Clubman 1.6T S Chili Pack 5dr £21,455
What Car? says:3 stars out of 5
Clubman 1.6D Sport Chili Pack 5dr £21,490
What Car? says:3 stars out of 5
Clubman 2.0D SD Media Pack 5dr £21,540
What Car? says:2 stars out of 5
Clubman 1.6D Bond Street 5dr £21,625
What Car? says:3 stars out of 5
Clubman 2.0D SD Chili Pack 5dr £22,135
What Car? says:2 stars out of 5
Clubman 1.6T S Chili/Media Pack 5dr £22,605
What Car? says:3 stars out of 5
Clubman 1.6D Sport Chili/Media Pack 5dr £22,640
What Car? says:3 stars out of 5
Clubman 1.6T S Sport Chili Pack 5dr £23,020
What Car? says:3 stars out of 5
Clubman 2.0D SD Chili/Media Pack 5dr £23,285
What Car? says:2 stars out of 5
Clubman 1.6T S Bond Street 5dr £23,365
What Car? says:3 stars out of 5
Clubman 1.6T John Cooper Works 5dr £23,610
What Car? says:2 stars out of 5
Clubman 2.0D SD Sport Chili Pack 5dr £23,700
What Car? says:2 stars out of 5
Clubman 2.0D SD Bond Street 5dr £24,045
What Car? says:2 stars out of 5
Clubman 1.6T S Sport Chili/Media Pack 5dr £24,170
What Car? says:3 stars out of 5
Clubman 2.0D SD Sport Chili/Media Pack 5dr £24,850
What Car? says:2 stars out of 5
Clubman 1.6T JCW Media Pack 5dr £24,970
What Car? says:2 stars out of 5
Clubman 1.6T JCW Chili Pack 5dr £25,185
What Car? says:2 stars out of 5
Clubman 1.6T JCW Chili/Media Pack 5dr £26,335
What Car? says:2 stars out of 5

Buyer's notes

Target Price team says:

The biggest mistake to make with the Clubman is to think that it's some sort of estate. Truth is, it's only a little more spacious and practical than the standard hatchback.

That said, the reasons for buying a Clubman rather than the conventional hatchback are sufficiently different that we think the most basic Cooper is all the Clubman you need, whereas there are strong arguments for choosing the Cooper S in the standard hatch. Ignore the less powerful Clubman One, though.

Whichever you buy, consider taking out one of the two very worthwhile low-cost fixed-price servicing packages: tlc and tlc xl. The £150 tlc covers you for a first service visit (oil service and micro-filter), brake fluid service after two years and a second service visit (oil service, micro-filter, vehicle check, spark plugs and air filter). Meanwhile, tlc xl costs £380 and covers a further brake fluid service, plus third and fourth services.

Reader test team says:

Mini Cooper Clubman 1.6D Pepper Pack 3dr

The best car I have ever owned. I've owned classic minis,BMW mini hatchbacks but the Cooper Clubman Diesel is the best yet. It's comfortable,fast,…

clive adie

5 out of 5 stars

Mini Cooper Clubman 1.6 Chili Pack 3dr

I love Minis okay ?...we'll now that's out in the open I can write a critical balanced review ....why a Mini , why the Clubman Cooper...after a yoof…

steve robinson

4 out of 5 stars

Mini Cooper Clubman 1.6 Chili Pack 3dr

I'm working through the mini range - starting with a mini cooper hatchback in 2002 then a mini one convertible in 2007 and my current car, a clubman,…

Nikki Joyce

4 out of 5 stars

Mini Cooper Clubman 1.6 Chili Pack 3dr

I got the Clubman to replace my Cooper hatch at the beginning of the year and although on the surface it's the "same car" it's entirely different:…

John Britt

5 out of 5 stars
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