Mini 3dr 1.5 One Classic II 5dr Auto [Comfort/Nav Pack] Review

Category: Small car

Section: Version review

Fuel type:
petrol
Gearbox:
semi-auto
Doors:
5 doors
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RRP £20,340What Car? Target Price£19,363
Review

The Mini 3dr is a hugely desirable small car that has plenty of substance to match its style. We’d recommend a peppy yet frugal Cooper in Exclusive trim to make the most of the Mini’s biggest strength, its well appointed interior. If practicality is high on your shortlist, we’d point you in the direction of the even more impressive Audi A1, though.

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This is the cheapest way into Mini ownership but still brings a fair amount of kit. There are 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. You’ll have to jump into the options list to get alloy wheels, though.

The entry-level Mini gets a new 100bhp, 1.5-litre, three-cylinder engine available with a six-speed manual gearbox or seven-speed dual-clutch automatic. It feels adequate around town but a little breathless on the open road. We’d pay the extra and go for the Cooper.


Key information

Doors5
Seats5
0-62 MPH10.6 seconds
Fuel TypePetrol
GearboxSEMI-AUTO
MPGOfficial overall fuel economy figure

48.7

Boot CapacityHow much space is there?

278

litres

EmissionsOfficial emissions rating

131

g/km

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