The Mini 3dr is a hugely desirable small car that has plenty of substance to match its style; if you want a premium small car, it should be on your shortlistget the best price
Trim: Cooper Classic
This is the cheapest version of our favourite Mini, but still offers a fair amount of kit including 15in alloy wheels, LED front and rear lights, auto lights and wipers, a 6.5in infotainment controlled by a rotary dial, Bluetooth, a DAB radio and a multi-function steering wheel. Add an option pack or two, and it’s all you need.
The Cooper's engine is smooth, exceptionally quiet and, with maximum torque – or pulling power – available from just 1250rpm, makes it very easy to maintain swift, relaxed progress.
One of the best small cars you can buy
Great interior and infotainment. Disappointing to drive....
Majors on comfort, quiet cruising manners and a stylish interi...
A fine car, but rather pricey and could be posher inside....