Car Review of the 2006 Mini Cooper S Compact Car and Convertible
Base MSRP Range: $20,900 - $25,400
Base Invoice Range: $18,892 - $22,942
MSRP As Tested: $28,850
Versions: Cooper, Cooper S
Vehicle Category: Compact Car and Convertible
Engine Location: Front Engine
Drive Wheels: Front-Wheel Drive.
Fuel Economy (city/hwy): Automatic 27/35, Manual 26/33.
Standard Safety Features: Dual front airbags, Front side airbags, Side head-protection airbags (hatchback), ">Antilock 4-wheel disc brakes, Rear-obstacle-detection system (convertible), Tire-pressure monitor, Roll bars (convertible).
Competition: Acura RSX, Scion tC, Volkswagen Beetle, PT Crusier.
Review to follow.
- Overall: 7
Where Built: England
Major Options: Premium Package, Sport Package, Sport Package, Checkmate Package, Convenience Package, JCW Tuning Kit, Cold Weather Package.
Continuously variable automatic transmission (CVT), 6-speed automatic transmission w/manual-shift capability, Limited-slip differential, Antiskid system, Rear-obstacle-detection system, Navigation system, Trip computer, Harman/Kardon sound system, Power sunroof, Automatic climate control, Cruise control, Sport seats, Cloth/leather upholstery, Heated front seats, Xenon headlights w/washers, Front fog lights, Rear fog light, Sport suspension, White-painted alloy wheels, Web-spoke alloy wheels.
Number of Rows: 2
Length in Inches: 142.8 – 143.1
Warranties: 4 years/50,000 miles Bumper to Bumper, 12 years/unlimited miles Corrosion Protection, 3 years/36,000 miles Free Scheduled Maintenance, 4 years/50,000 miles Mini Roadside Assistance.
Weight in Pounds: 2524 – 2700 lbs.
Cargo Capacity in Pounds: Not Available.
Gross Maximum Vehicle Weight in Pounds: Not Available.
Towing Capacity in Pounds: Not Available.
Gas Tank Capacity in Gallons: 13.2
Destination Charge: $550