MINI unveils 5 door variant for the first time

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.