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Brand New MINI Hatchback2.0 Cooper S Classic II 3dr

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Standard specification

Driver Convenience

Compatible mobile phone bluetooth with audio streamingInstrument cluster
Mini E-callMINI TeleServices
On board computerService interval indicator

Entertainment

6.5" touchscreen with LED ringFM tuner and DAB digital radio

Exterior Features

Automatic headlight activation switchBonnet scoop
Chrome border honeycomb radiator grille with S BadgeChrome plated fuel cap
Dynamic brake lightsElectric front windows
Heated rear windowHeated windscreen washer jets
LED headlight with closed ring and daytime driving lightsMetal door sill strips with Cooper S imprint
Model logo Cooper S on right of tailgateRain sensor window wipers
Rear fog lightsRear LED lights with union jack design
Rear window wiperSide scuttle panel with integrated indicator
Sun/heat protection glassTwo central exhaust tailpipes with chrome finisher
White indicator lenses 

Interior Features

12V socket in centre console4 lashing eyes in luggage compartment
60/40 split folding rear seatChrome interior highlights
Colour line - Carbon blackCupholders
Front and rear isofix with front passenger airbag deactivationGlove compartment
Height and length steering column adjustmentInterior lighting with 12 basic colours selectable via toggle switch in roof
Leather gearshift lever and handbrake gaitersManual air conditioning
Mechanical seat adjustment, driver seat height adjust, forward/back and front seats backrestMini logo projection on floor from drivers exterior mirror
Multifunction steering wheelSatellite grey headlining
Storage compartments in doorsStorage pocket on back of front seats
Sunvisors with vanity mirrorsTool kit

Safety

3x3 point rear seatbelts on all four seats6 Airbags - front, side, head and seat belt tensioners
Anti-lock Braking System (ABS)DSC - Dynamic Stability Control
Front and rear disc brakesHill start assist
Two tone hornTyre pressure monitoring system

Security

Alarm system with tilt sensor, monitoring doors, bonnet interior and tailgateElectronic vehicle immobiliser
Start/stop toggle with keyless entry and go
The vehicle information above was correct at time of manufacture. Please speak to the dealership for full current specification.

Technical specification

Emissions - ICE

CO0.451CO2 (g/km)147
HC0.052Noise Level dB(A)69
NOx0.026Standard Euro EmissionsEURO 6

Engine and Drive Train

CamshaftDOHCCatalytic ConvertorTrue
CC1998Compression Ratio11.0:1
Cylinder LayoutIN-LINECylinders4
Cylinders - Bore (mm)82Cylinders - Stroke (mm)94.6
Engine CodeB48A20M1Engine LayoutFRONT TRANSVERSE
Fuel DeliveryTURBO INJECTIONGears6 SPEED
Number of Valves16TransmissionMANUAL

Fuel Consumption - ICE

EC Combined (mpg)44.1EC Directive 1999/100/EC AppliesTrue
EC Extra Urban (mpg)54.3EC Urban (mpg)33.6

General

Badge Engine CC2.0Badge Power192
Coin SeriesCooper S Classic IIInsurance Group 1 - 50 Effective January 0728E
Manufacturers Corrosion Perforation Guarantee - Years12Manufacturers Paintwork Guarantee - Years3
NCAP Adult Occupant Protection %79NCAP Child Occupant Protection %73
NCAP Overall Rating - Effective February 094NCAP Pedestrian Protection %66
NCAP Safety Assist %56Standard manufacturers warranty - Mileage999999
Standard manufacturers warranty - Years3Vehicle Homologation ClassM1

Performance

0 to 62 mph (secs)6.8Engine Power - BHP192
Engine Power - KW141Engine Power - PSTrue
Engine Power - RPM5000Engine Torque - LBS.FT207
Engine Torque - MKG28.6Engine Torque - NM280
Engine Torque - RPM1350Top Speed146

Test Cycles

Emissions Test CycleNEDC Correlated 

Tyres

Alloys?TrueTyre Size Front195/55 R16
Tyre Size Rear195/55 R16Tyre Size SpareTYRE REPAIR KIT
Wheel StyleLOOP SPOKEWheel Type16" ALLOY

Vehicle Dimensions

Height1414Length3850
Wheelbase2495Width1727
Width (including mirrors)1932 

Weight and Capacities

Fuel Tank Capacity (Litres)44Gross Vehicle Weight1640
Luggage Capacity (Seats Down)731Luggage Capacity (Seats Up)211
Max. Loading Weight440Max. Roof Load60
Minimum Kerbweight1200No. of Seats4
Turning Circle - Kerb to Kerb10.8
The vehicle information above was correct at time of manufacture. Please speak to the dealership for full current specification.

Independent review

Review courtesy of Car and Driving

MINI Hatch

The latest MINI Cooper S serves as a timely reminder that a new car needn't have the fun engineered out of it. Jonathan Crouch reports.

Ten Second Review

The improved MINI Cooper S is still one of the market's most engaging small hot hatches thanks to its hard-hitting 2.0-litre engine, its talented chassis and the fact that a big helping of fun inbuilt from the ground up. It'll get to 62mph in 6.8 seconds, has an exhaust note that's pure naughtiness and is sure to continue to win plenty of fans. It's even reasonably priced, as long as you don't get too carried away with options.

Background

The MINI Cooper S has long been an exercise in artful compromise, looking to occupy that sweet spot between the warmish Cooper and the incandescent Cooper S JCW. As a result, it's often been the best pick for those who aren't likely to subject their car to a race circuit and instead just want a MINI that's entertainingly quick without incurring huge running costs in the process. The third generation MINI range launched in 2014 saw this Cooper S derivative gain an all-new 2.0-litre turbocharged engine and become a bigger, better finished car than before. That's helped this MINI to make a case for itself against talent like the Peugeot 208 GTI, the Renaultsport Clio 200 and the Ford Fiesta ST. Now, this variant's been subtly improved.

Driving Experience

Since this third generation Cooper S variant was launched in 2015, this hot hatch MINI derivaive has stepped up its game. Of course it needed to given that even a humble MINI Cooper these days has a perky 1.5-litre turbo engine that can spirit it from rest to 62mph in around 8 seconds. Hence the requirement for the 2.0-litre 192hp turbo that was inserted into MK3 model versions of his variant and which can now drive through a more sophiticated 7-speed Steptronic auto gearbox with paddleshifters if you don't want to swap cogs yourself with the usual 6-speed manual stick shift. The manual features a rev-matching mode on downshifts so it'll sound like you have the most flawless heel and toe technique. As before, this powerplant certainly shifts a bit, thanks to the MINI's light weight and the fact that this unit develops 280Nm of torque from just 1,250rpm. This engine loves to be revved and, in its 'Sport' mode, it even puts a few crackles into the exhaust note on the over-run. This Cooper S dispatches the sprint to 62mph in 6.8 seconds and runs on to 146 mph. This 2.0-litre lump is much the same as that we've seen in the BMW 1, 3 and 5-series, although here it's mounted crossways in the car.

Design and Build

There have been one or two grouses about this MK3 MINI Hatch's styling, with some saying as it's got bigger, this generation MINI has become a bit ungainly, especially around the front end. The styling of this revised model doesn't look all that different - as before there's a choice of three and five-door body styles. Close inspection will reveal the addition of standard-fit LED front and rear lights, plus there's now extra scope for all-important personalisation. Get out the tape measure and you'll find that this MK3 design is actually larger than you might think, thanks to a wheelbase exension of 28mm over its post-2014-era predecessor. These proportions give it quite a squat, purposeful look, helped by the tapered glasshouse. The interior features sports seats and black chequered interior surfaces, with piano black and dark silver highlights. The plectrum-shaped starter is a very nice touch and while I love the fact that the speedometer is these days positioned properly in front of the driver, there are other ergonomic glitches such as the fact that you can hardly move the infotainment controller when you're parked with the handbrake on. It's a touch larger than you might expect inside too - or at last it is provided you haven't been consigned to a rather cramped seat in the back: if that's an issue, you ought to be considering the alternative five-door version of this model - or perhaps the MINI Countryman SUV. Still, access to the rear isn't too bad and the rear bench seat splits 60:40. Boot volume is a supermini-like 211-litres. There's also decent interior stowage space, with cupholders and storage cubbies. Various fresh trimming options are available and a 6.5-inch colour infotainment screen and a multi-function steering wheel are both fitted as standard.

Market and Model

Prices start at around £21,000 for the Cooper S three-door hatch with the five-door version bumping that up by around £700. At first glance, that seems like a touch more than you'd pay for rivals like the Ford Fiesta ST and Peugeot 208 GTI but when these competitors are properly specced-up, there's not a lot in it. Equipment includes full-LED lighting, hip-hugging black cloth sports seats, a DAB stereo, a three-spoke sports steering wheel, air conditioning, Bluetooth and keyless start. This being MINI, there's a huge amount of personalisation options, so you might well indulge in body stripes, a John Cooper Works spoiler and contrasting mirrors. You can also choose from technology such as a head-up display, MINI Navigation System, MINI Connect and traffic sign recognition. Standard safety fittings include front and side airbags as well as curtain airbags for the front and rear seats, automatic passenger airbag deactivation and front and rear ISOFIX child seat mounts.

Cost of Ownership

As you might expect with BMW pulling the strings in the background, this MINI Cooper S features some faintly otherworldly efficiency measures. The quoted fuel economy figure is an excellent 47.1mpg for the 3-door version, which is quite some going for a turbocharged petrol-engined hot hatch. That pips the Clio Renaultsport's 44.8mpg. Emissions are lower than some key rivals too, with the 3-door Cooper S emitting just 138g/km. The MINIMALISM suite of environmental technologies include a shift-point display function on manual cars, brake energy recuperation and need-oriented control of the fuel pump, coolant pump and other ancillary units. It's all very clever.

Summary

While I'm yet to be convinced that today's MINI Cooper S is as pretty a car earlier generation versions, there can be no doubt that it's a better all-rounder. It's more spacious, better built, features some fascinating technical features and seems to have been engineered to offer more driving fun on one hand and lower bills on the other. Just make sure you don't fit huge alloy wheels to it as it rides firmly already. The key change with this revised version is that an automatic gearbox is now a credible option thanks to the additon of that more sophisticated Steptronic 7-speeder. You could pay a little less for a Fiesta ST and I think the Ford would be purer, more focused experience on a back lane. Alternatively, you could also pay similar money for a Peugeot 208 GTI and get a car that's more comfortable and relaxing. Smack in the middle of those two is the Cooper S - and its appeal lies somewhere between them too. If you want a big serving of fun but like to see where your money has been spent, it's a decent choice.

Performance
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Handling
70%
Comfort
70%
Space
60%
Styling
70%
Build
80%
Value
70%
Equipment
70%
Economy
70%
Depreciation
80%
Insurance
70%

* This vehicle is affected by the new 2017 road tax rules. Find out more

** MPG figures are obtained in laboratory testing and intended for comparisons between vehicles. Please be aware they're not intended to represent real world efficiency.

Personal contract purchase

Monthly payment£249
Deposit£249
Term (months)47
Cash price£20,990
Credit amount£18,853.08
Guaranteed future value£8738.94
Total amount payable£22,578.86
Contract mileage32,000
Excess mileage charge5.69p per mile
Representative APR2.9%
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