- MINI Cooper 5-door priced from $27,750 – $3,900 less than previous generation 3-door MINI Hatch
- First ever MINI 5-door provides space for five occupants and more luggage
- Second body variant of new third-generation MINI offers versatile practical appeal with hallmark MINI driving fun
- Longer (+161mm) and taller (+11mm) body and longer wheelbase (+72mm) delivers 72mm more rear legroom, 15mm more headroom and 61mm more interior width at elbow height compared to MINI 3-door
- Boot offers 278 litre capacity luggage space; + 67 litres more than MINI 3-door – and up to 941 litres with 60/40 split fold rear seat down
- Three models available with choice of 1.5-litre TwinPower Turbo petrol and diesel engines and range-topping 2.0-litre TwinPower Turbo petrol in the Cooper S
- Six-speed manual gearbox standard with optional six-speed automatic
- High level of standard equipment includes air conditioning, electric windows and mirrors, automatic windscreen wipers and lights, dynamic cruise control, Bluetooth connectivity, audio system with USB and Aux input, keyless start/stop, rear Park Distance Control, six airbags and Dynamic Stability Control
- MINI 5-door on sale from November 1
MINI has announced pricing for its first ever 5-door with the entry level MINI Cooper 5-door priced from $27,750.
The all-new second body variant of the third-generation MINI is also offered as a diesel-powered Cooper D, priced from $32,900, as well as a top-of-the-range sporty Cooper S that starts at $38,050.
Pricing for all MINI 5-door models is substantially less than the previous generation MINI Hatch, providing a premium small car lineup that offers more space and versatility, superb driving manners and great value.
MINI Australia general manager, Kai Bruesewitz, said the longer and taller 5-door MINI provided customers with more interior space and flexibility with no compromises on MINI’s distinctive style or hallmark “go-kart” driving fun.
“With more space for five occupants and their luggage, the new MINI 5-door is the perfect premium small car for the family or those whose lifestyle requires extra interior space and flexibility. At the same time, it maintains MINI’s characteristic contemporary styling, refined performance and sensational driving dynamics.”
With an overall length of 3982mm (Cooper S: 4005mm), width of 1727mm and height of 1425mm, the MINI five-door is 161mm longer and 11mm taller than the new MINI 3-door (launched in April) but maintains that car’s compact and powerful appearance with a firm, planted-on-the-road stance.
The bold front end with its trademark circular headlights; a dynamic profile provided by a rising sill line and short front and rear overhangs; and tapered rear window with an integrated hatch-top spoiler all combine to ensure the MINI 5-door maintains a highly distinctive and sporty visage.
Along with the longer body, the new MINI 5-door sits on a 2567mm wheelbase that has been extended by 72mm compared to the 3-door MINI providing a substantial increase in interior space, particularly in the rear where the 60/40-split bench seat will now seat three passengers.
The higher roof height has added 15mm headroom, the increased length provides 72mm more rear foot and legroom and although the overall width of the car is the same as the MINI 3-door Hatch, clever design has provided passengers with 61mm more interior width at elbow height.
Like the exterior, the interior design remains faithful to MINI’s “urban cool” aesthetic with its circular motif, contemporary colours and trim materials and three-spoke sports leather multi-function steering wheel.
In addition to the extra passenger space, the larger interior of the MINI 5-door also provides more luggage capacity with greater flexibility in the seating options. With the rear seat back in place, the boot provides a capacity of 278 litres that can be further expanded to 941 litres with the 60/40-split rear seat back folded flat.
The rear seat back can also be placed in a 90-degree position to increase luggage space while the storage package provides a two-part load compartment floor that can be locked in various positions for improved versatility.
As a premium small car, the MINI 5-door is well equipped with the entry-level MINI Cooper featuring air conditioning, dynamic cruise control, electric windows and mirrors, automatic windscreen wipers and lights, audio system with USB and Auxiliary inputs, Bluetooth connectivity, interior LED ambient lights package and rear fog lights.
A step up into the mid-range MINI Cooper D adds automatic dual-zone climate control, Radio MINI Visual Boost with a 6.5-inch central display screen, Extended Bluetooth with music streaming, front fog lights and a front armest, while the top of the range MINI Cooper S also gains leather/cloth combination upholstery, front sports seats and MINI Navigation System. Along with the upgraded display screen, the Cooper D and Cooper S also feature the MINI Controller – based on BMW’s iDrive system – to manage infotainment, vehicle, communication and where fitted, navigation functions.
All MINI 5-door models feature a very high level of standard safety equipment including six airbags, Dynamic Stability Control, Dynamic Traction Control with Electronic Differential Lock Control, ABS with Brake Assist, Electronic Brake Force Distribution and Cornering Brake Control, and rear Park Distance Control.
At the heart of the new MINI 5-door models is a new generation of engines that provide responsive and refined performance together with advanced technology for economical motoring.
As the sportiest model, the Cooper S features a 141kW/280Nm 2.0-litre four-cylinder TwinPower Turbo petrol engine that when mated to the slick six-speed manual gearbox, is strong enough to cover 0-100kmh in 6.9 seconds. Opt for the optional six-speed Steptronic Sports automatic transmission and it’s even quicker by 0.1 of a second.
Incorporating a range of MINIMALISM technologies including auto stop/start, brake energy regeneration and weight and aerodynamic optimisation, all three MINI 5-door models are also very efficient with even the sporty Cooper S automatic delivering a combined fuel consumption of just 6.0l/100km.
For even greater efficiency, the mid-range Cooper D is fitted with the latest generation 1.5-litre three-cylinder common-rail direct injection turbo diesel engine, that, with peak outputs of 85kW of power and 270Nm of torque, uses just 3.8l/100km of fuel on the combined cycle test when mated to the manual gearbox.
Powering the entry-level MINI Cooper is a 1.5-litre three-cylinder petrol engine that, thanks to efficient performance-enhancing TwinPower Turbo technology, VALVETRONIC variable valve control and Double VANOS variable camshaft control, generates maximum outputs of 100kW and 220Nm with a combined fuel consumption figure of 4.9l/100km.
MINI has always been renowned for its agile driving dynamics and in the new MINI 5-door it has fully optimised the electro-mechanical Servotronic power steering and proven single-joint spring strut front and multi-link rear suspensions for each model to ensure they deliver a thrilling and exciting drive and supreme ride comfort.
To further enhance the already superb precision and agility of the MINI Cooper S, it is also fitted with the MINI Driving Modes feature that can be optioned on the Cooper and Cooper D models.
This feature offers a choice of three driving modes – MID, SPORT or GREEN, selected via a rotary switch located next to the gear shift lever. MID offers the optimal balance of driving excitement, performance and economy while GREEN enhances efficiency through such functions as intelligent control of energy for auxiliaries and using the coasting mode available in automatic cars.
In SPORT mode, the driver is able to take even more advantage of the MINI’s natural handling abilities with greater throttle, steering and automatic transmission responsiveness and sporty damper settings thanks to the electronic Dynamic Damper Control.
Providing a superb balance of traction, handling and ride comfort, the suspension is complemented by a range of light-alloy wheels and tyres with the standard sizes fitted to the Cooper S, Cooper D and Cooper being 17-inch, 16-inch and 15-inch respectively.
MINI 5-door Australian Pricing*:
MINI Cooper: $27,750
MINI Cooper D: $32,900
MINI Cooper S: $38,050
* Manufacturer’s Reccommended List Price is shown and includes GST and Luxury Car Tax (LCT) – if applicable, but excludes dealer charges, stamp duty, statutory charges and on-road charges, which are additional and vary between dealers and States/Territories. Customers are advised to contact their nearest MINI dealer for all pricing inquiries.