Starting at | Starting at 32 MPG City - 40 MPG Highway
Few cars come as close to conveying the pure joy of driving like a MINI, and the redesigned Cooper only serves to further emphasize this fact. From the more practical base model to the thrill-a-minute S, and with virtually every conceivable option under the sun available (except for increased leg room or cargo capacity), the MINI can be ordered to suit any driver. And though their price may seem high for what these cars are, try to find a MINI driver who regrets the purchase.
The MINI Cooper and MINI Cooper S were wholly redesigned for 2007. Most notably, the car's inline-four engine was reengineered and fitted with fully variable valve lift and timing, which cleverly gives the car enhanced power, torque and fuel economy. The car was stretched by almost two inches as well, and steering became more responsive, improving an already stellar drive.
BMW unveiled a much-anticipated redesigned MINI coupe for 2007 and though the exterior won't seem markedly different to the uninitiated (a few inches longer, a few inches wider, a slightly altered belt line), all the fuss is warranted once you sit inside. The punchy all-aluminum inline-four was reengineered and is now rated at 118 horespower in normally aspirated form and 172 hp with the turbocharger (versus 2006 ratings of 115 for the base and 168 horsepower for the formerly supercharged S). While the power increase may sound nominal, the extra horses are much smoother courtesy of fully variable valve lift and timing. The S also benefits from a lower torque curve, with 191 lb-ft at 1600 rpm (versus 2006 ratings of 162 @ 4000), making its power more readily accessible. The end result is an even livelier car.
Braking & Traction
|4-Wheel Disc Brakes||Std|
|Tire Pressure Monitoring System||Std|
|Driver Air Bag||Std|
|Passenger Air Bag||Std|
|Side Air Bag||Std|
|Side Head Air Bag||Std|
|Daytime Running Lights||Std|
|Electrochromic Rearview Mirror||Opt|
|Variable Inter. Wipers||Opt|
|Rain Sensing Wipers||Opt|
|Rear Parking Aid||Opt|
|Basic||4 Years/50,000 Miles|
|Corrosion||6 Years/Unlimited Miles|
|Roadside Assistance||4 Years/50,000 Miles|
MINI Certified Pre-Owned Warranty
Each MINI NEXT Certified Pre-Owned vehicle is covered by MINI up to 2 years or 50,000 miles1 and begins at the expiration of the 4 year/50,000 mile MINI New Passenger Car Limited Warranty.
There are two lengths of coverage, depending on the vehicles mileage:
MINI NEXT Certified Pre-Owned
Covers you for 2 years/50,000 miles1 after the expiration of the 4-year/50,000-mile MINI New Passenger Car Limited Warranty for a total of 6 years/100,000 miles1. This includes 24/7 Roadside Assistance.
MINI NEXT Certified Pre-Owned 575
These are lower mileage (>300 miles<36,001 miles) vehicles. MINI NEXT 575 covers you for 1 year/25,000 miles1 after the expiration of the 4-year/50,000-mile New Vehicle/SAV Limited Warranty or for a total of 5 years/75,000 miles1. This includes 24/7 Roadside Assistance.
Vehicles must pass a rigorous pre-certification inspection conducted by MINI certified technicians. For complete program details, visit MINIUSA.com/MINICPO.
1whichever comes first
|Age/Mileage Eligibility||Model Years 2011-2015 and under 60,000 miles|
|Lease Term Certified||Yes|
|Point Inspection||Each MINI NEXT car has been inspected bonnet-to-boot by a MINI trained technician. We like to think of it as a massage. It is a process carried out by some of the most dedicated technicians in the business meant to refresh your MINI and ensure that the first feelings you experience out on the open road are ones of pure and utter goodness.|
|Transferrable Warranty||Yes, see your MINI Authorized Dealer for details|
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