Mini 3dr 2.0 [178] Cooper S Sport II 3dr [Comfort Pack] Review

Category: Small car

Section: Version review

Fuel type:
petrol
Gearbox:
manual
Doors:
3 doors
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RRP £23,980What Car? Target Price£21,897
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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As the name suggests, this adds some visual clout to back up the punchy 2.0-litre engine. That means bigger 17in alloy wheels in black, a sporty bodykit, a rear spoiler, sports seats, sports pedals, a sports steering wheel and cruise control. You can also have sports suspension at no extra cost but if you value your spine, we’d avoid it.

This 2.0-litre gives strong performance, but a Ford Fiesta ST would show it clean pair of tyres away from the lights. The heavier engine blunts handling compared with the lighter 1.5-litre Cooper, too.


Key information

Doors3
Seats4
0-62 MPH6.8 seconds
Fuel TypePetrol
GearboxMANUAL
MPGOfficial overall fuel economy figure

44.8

Boot CapacityHow much space is there?

211

litres

EmissionsOfficial emissions rating

144

g/km

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