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MINI unveils 5 door variant for the first time

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MINI 5 door was revealed prior to its arrival in company showrooms this fall. Based on the Mini 3 door, the 5 door variant will see enhanced dimensions on its exterior and more space in both cabin and luggage compartment. In the history of MINI, this is the first time that the company has unveiled a five door variant.

mini 5 door 1 all doorsThe new Mini 5 door variant is longer compared to the three door variant by 161mm (6.3 inches) to 3,982 mm. For the Cooper S and Cooper D variants, the length is at 4,005 mm. The 5 door Mini will see 61 mm of additional interior width, 15 mm of head room, and boot space of 278 litres, which is 67 liters more than the 3 door variant. Once rear seats are folded down, this space can be increased to 941 liters. Overall height too is increased by 11 mm as compared to the 3 door variant.

mini 5 door images (3)Mini 5 door borrows its engine specifications from the 3 door counterpart. These will include a 3 cylinder 1.5 liter TwinPower turbo engine offering 136 PS and 220 Nm, a 3 cylinder 1.5 liter TwinPower Turbo diesel engine with 116 PS and 270 Nm, a 4 cylinder 2.0 liter TwinPower turbo diesel with 170 PS and 360 Nm and lastly a 4 cylinder 2.0 liter TwinPower with 192 PS and 280 Nm. These engines could be mated to 6 speed manual or 6 speed Steptronic transmission or Steptronic sports units.

Where pricing of the Mini 5 door is concerned the base Cooper will come in at £15,999 (approx INR 15,88,655) Cooper D is priced at £17,050 (approx INR 16,93,016), the Cooper S at £19,255 (approx INR 19,11,966) and Cooper SD which costs £20,050 (approx INR 19,90,907). Deliveries scheduled to commence by fall.


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