2010 (60) MINI Convertible 1.6 One 2dr

Glasgow Fiat / Kia / Abarth (North)
Only £6288
£300 deposit
£131.65 per month

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Standard specification

Driver Convenience

Acoustic seat-belt warningBrake fluid level warning light
Exterior temperature gaugeOil level indicator
Push button starterRear park distance control
Run flat indicatorService interval indicator
Speed sensitive power steering 

Entertainment

Auxiliary input socketCD preparation
Radio BOOST + single slot CD 

Exterior Features

Anti trapping/one touch open close front windowsBike rack preparation
Chrome bezels around rear lights and headlightsChrome door handles
Chrome exhaust tailpipeChrome plated trim on bottom edge of window
Electric front windowsElectrically adjustable door mirrors
Follow me home headlightsFully electric convertible soft top with sunroof function
Heated rear window with auto timerMetal look door sill finishers
Side air inletsSoft top - Black

Interior Features

2 rear head restraints4 boot load lashing points
50/50 split folding rear seatsActive carbon filter
Air recirculation systemCentre console storage
Driver's footrestDriver's seat height adjuster
Driver/passenger sunvisors and vanity mirrorsEasy entry seats
Front and rear cupholdersFront head restraints
Front interior lightFront passenger grab handle
Front seat backrest storage netsInternal chrome door handles
Isofix child seat preparationLockable glovebox
Luggage compartment lightingReach + rake adjustable steering column
Storage compartments in doorsToolkit in luggage compartment

Safety

3 point seatbeltsABS/EBD
ASC+TCBC - (Cornering brake control)
Crash Sensor - activates hazard/interior lighting + unlocks doorsDriver and passenger airbags
Driver/front passenger side airbagsDSC-Dynamic Stability Control
Fuel cut off safety devicePassenger airbag deactivation system
Seatbelt pretensioners 

Security

Anti-theft wheel boltsDrive away door locking
Electronic immobiliserRemote central locking/doors+fuel cap+tailgate
Remote control alarmSecond remote key
The vehicle information above was correct at time of manufacture. Please speak to the dealership for full current specification.

Technical specification

Emissions

CO2 (g/km)133Standard Euro EmissionsEURO 5

Engine and Drive Train

CamshaftDOHCCatalytic ConvertorTrue
CC1598Compression Ratio11.0:1
Cylinder LayoutIN-LINECylinders4
Cylinders - Bore (mm)77Cylinders - Stroke (mm)85.8
Engine CodeN12B16Engine LayoutFRONT TRANSVERSE
Fuel DeliveryMULTI POINT FUEL INJECTIONGears6 SPEED
Number of Valves16TransmissionMANUAL

Fuel Consumption

EC Combined (mpg)49.6EC Directive 1999/100/EC AppliesTrue
EC Extra Urban (mpg)65.7EC Urban (mpg)38.7

General

Badge Engine CC1.6Badge Power98
Coin SeriesOneInsurance Group 1 - 50 Effective January 0714E
Manufacturers Corrosion Perforation Guarantee - Years6Manufacturers Paintwork Guarantee - Years3
EURO NCAP Front and Side Impact test - Star Rating.9EURO NCAP Pedestrian test - Star Rating.9
Standard manufacturers warranty - Mileage999999Standard manufacturers warranty - Years3
Vehicle Homologation ClassM1 

Performance

0 to 62 mph (secs)11.3Engine Power - BHP98
Engine Power - KW72Engine Power - RPM6000
Engine Torque - LBS.FT113Engine Torque - MKG16
Engine Torque - NM153Engine Torque - RPM3000
Top Speed112 

Tyres

Tyre Size Front175/65 R15Tyre Size Rear175/65 R15
Tyre Size SpareTYRE REPAIR KITWheel Type15" STEEL

Vehicle Dimensions

Height1414Length3699
Wheelbase2467Width1683
Width (including mirrors)1913 

Weight and Capacities

Fuel Tank Capacity (Litres)40Gross Vehicle Weight1590
Max. Loading Weight430Minimum Kerbweight1160
No. of Seats4Turning Circle - Kerb to Kerb10.7
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

BY ANDY ENRIGHT

Introduction

For a car that's only been in production since 2001, the MINI ONE carries a surprising amount of historical baggage. Built at Cowley in the UK under the auspices of BMW, the MINI ONE was never off to the easiest of starts. Launched to hysterical public demand in April 2001 the MINI ONE, through clever marketing and sound engineering, managed to exceed expectations. The entry level, 90bhp MINI ONE was priced aggressively and demand went through the roof with used examples initially trading at ridiculous premiums. Despite more powerful versions joining the line up including the Cooper, Cooper S and a 75bhp 1.4-litre diesel version, the MINI One's star remained in the ascendancy. The all new MINI was unveiled late in 2006 to replace this model, but it looked almost identical so dismay amongst the car's enthusiast following was kept to a minimum.

History

For a car that's only been in production since 2001, the MINI ONE carries a surprising amount of historical baggage. Built at Cowley in the UK under the auspices of BMW, the MINI ONE was never off to the easiest of starts. Launched to hysterical public demand in April 2001 the MINI ONE, through clever marketing and sound engineering, managed to exceed expectations. The entry level, 90bhp MINI ONE was priced aggressively and demand went through the roof with used examples initially trading at ridiculous premiums. Despite more powerful versions joining the line up including the Cooper, Cooper S and a 75bhp 1.4-litre diesel version, the MINI One's star remained in the ascendancy. The all new MINI was unveiled late in 2006 to replace this model, but it looked almost identical so dismay amongst the car's enthusiast following was kept to a minimum.

What You Get

Despite its unashamedly retro appeal, the MINI One has some reassuringly modern foundations. Clamber underneath and you'll spot BMW's Z-axle multi-link rear suspension. There's a wrap-around glasshouse with glazed in side pillars featuring fully flush panes. This creates a 'floating-roof' effect which can be emphasised by the Cooper's options of having the roof painted in black or white. Like the original, the interior of the MINI One is still somewhat cramped, and retro themes abound, from the chrome detailing to the cavernous door bins. The centrally mounted speedometer, winged MINI badging and curved slatted grille all act as visual throwbacks to the Fifties. Other changes have a distinctly modern touch. The laughable boot of the original MINI has been replaced by a more practical hatchback arrangement. Some rather cheap silver-painted plastics are used in the interior, as the original aluminium fittings were ditched on the grounds of cost. Other proposed touches such as the sixties-style starter button and stalk-mounted hazard lights also got the chop due to pricing concerns, showing how tight profit margins are even in this potentially lucrative market sector. Certain items are must-haves, such as airbags and ABS-equipped disc brakes all round. At a time when tall and narrow represents the state of the art, the MINI One is more state of the ark - unashamedly squat, with bulging rear wheelarch extensions and a raking, low roofline. Unless you place a premium on space and practicality, the design works beautifully.

What You Pay

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What to Look For

Practically all MINI One owners paid the extra £100 for the five-year 'TLC' servicing option, and as such your prospective purchase will probably have had some main dealer attention. The unfortunate fact that is beginning to emerge is that it may well have needed it. Apart from a recall to modify some car's fuel filler necks, many owners have seen somewhat more of their local BMW service bay than they would have expected. Many owners reported that the ball races at the top pivot points of their front suspension struts were lacking caps and exposed to the elements. This seemed to be the cause of left hand pull on some models, rectified by fitting new struts. Rattling dashboards and badly fitting roof guttering were also repetitive complaints amongst owners. Likewise a faulty sensor in the tailgate latch often flashes a warning to the driver that the hatch is open, requiring a few slams to disengage it.

Replacement Parts

A clutch assembly is around £130. Front brake pads are around £40, a full exhaust about £360, an alternator around £100 and a tyre around £40. A starter motor is about £120. A headlamp is about £165.

On the Road

All MINI Ones serve up enormous fun behind the wheel. Quite how BMW have managed to preserve that rollerskate feel whilst endowing the car with the latest safety features is laudable in the extreme, but they've managed it. From the MINI One right up to the Cooper S, it's tough work preventing a smile creeping across your face when you feel the heft of the steering and the lack of flab and roll in the chassis. If you want the MINI One experience at the lowest price, opt for the One, but if you can try stretching for the Cooper as the extra urge is well worth the premium. You'll be gratified to find that the extra cash really does buy you a very different driving experience. For a start, there's that noise. The exhaust system has been tailored specifically to produce a 'deep and meaty' bass note - and it does. As you power through the gears, there's additional music provided by the supercharger's distinctive air intake rushing sound. In fact, it's rather like the whine that original MINI Ones used to have, which will make those who remember the very first Sixties' Cooper S feel right at home. It's one of those cars that is quite impossible to drive slowly. The comedy value in hearing the manic supercharger scream may well have you accelerating up through the gears just for the sheer hell of it, but isn't that what a performance car should be all about?

Overall

If you can accept the fact that your MINI One may cause you a few MINI One adventures along the way, then there's no reason why you shouldn't dip your toe into this still rather volatile market. Whatever model you choose, you're guaranteed a good time.

Performance
60%
Handling
80%
Comfort
70%
Space
50%
Styling
80%
Build
70%
Value
70%
Equipment
70%
Economy
60%
Depreciation
80%
Insurance
70%

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Monthly payment£131.65
Deposit£300
Term (months)54
Cash price£6288
Credit amount£5988
Completion fee£1
Total amount payable£7410.10
Fixed interest rate4.1%
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