Mini Convertible 2.0 JCW II 2dr Auto [Nav Pack] [8 Speed] Review

Category: Convertible

Section: Version review

Fuel type:
petrol
Gearbox:
semi-auto
Doors:
2 doors
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RRP £32,560What Car? Target Price£28,924
Review

The Mini Convertible isn’t as rewarding to drive as its hatchback sibling, but its open-air exuberance makes up for that fact. You also get a terrific interior and sensible running costs, while strong residuals mean you can buy with your head as well as your heart.

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As well as more power from the 2.0-litre engine, JCW gets bigger wheels, sports seats, sports suspension and more aggressive styling touches – bespoke to this trim – inside and out. It’s good fun, but we can’t help feeling the Cooper S achieves most of that for less money.

We have yet to drive the updated JCW with its more powerful 228bhp 2.0-litre engine, but the previous model delivered real hot hatch thrills. It is quite pricey, though.


Key information

Doors2
Seats4
0-62 MPH6.5 seconds
Fuel TypePetrol
GearboxSEMI-AUTO
MPGOfficial overall fuel economy figure

40.4

Boot CapacityHow much space is there?

160

litres

EmissionsOfficial emissions rating

161

g/km

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