The Mini hatch is the best of all its prestige city car peers for rear head and leg room, and by a fair margin, although the bench is restricted to only two passengers.
Both adults will be comfortable unless they’re very tall. Having said that it’ll be a squeeze for them to get in, because doing so involves ducking beneath the low roof and past the tilted-forward front seat, which leaves a narrower gap than in some three-door rivals. The bench itself is comfortable, thanks to backrests that sit at a good angle.
There are three fixed cup holders in the back that will take a normal 500ml bottle or large takeaway coffee cup.