Mini gets family-friendly with new 5-door model
The BMW Group unveils the second body variant of the new MINI… introducing the MINI 5 door, their first five-door model in the small car segment.
The BMW Group unveils the second body variant of the new MINI, the MINI 5 door, their first five-door model in the small car segment.
The Mini 5-Door is nothing short of a revolution for the brand, which is slowly but surely edging towards the premium compact family car segment.
For enhanced comfort, the body of the new Mini 5-Door has been lengthened by 16.1cm compared to that of the classic three-door version, while the wheelbase has been widened by 7.2cm.
The rear of the car includes a bench seat with room for three and a 278-liter trunk. When the seat bench is folded down, the car’s storage space reaches 941 liters.
Together with the new model, the brand is introducing two new three-cylinder fuel engines, with 102hp and 136hp, for the Mini One 5-Door and Cooper 5-Door. A new four-cylinder diesel engine with 170hp is also available on the Mini Cooper SD 5-Door.
Prices for the Mini 5-Door start at €21,100 in Europe. In general, the five-door models cost €900 more than their three-door equivalents.
The Mini 5-Door will be on display at the Paris Motor Show.