Kelley Blue Book Value®
$5,983 - $7,338
Used Fair Market Range
Crash Test Rating
Source NHTSA
MPG (up to)
26 City / 33 HWY
Horsepower
115-214
Seats
2-4
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Kelley Blue Book Value®
$5,983 - $7,338
Used Fair Market Range
Crash Test Rating
Source NHTSA
MPG (up to)
26 City / 33 HWY
Horsepower
115-214
Seats
2-4

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MINI Cooper Models & Trims

2006 MINI Cooper Owner Reviews

4.24
45 Reviews
58% 18% 18% 4% 2%
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Mini is the only car to own if you truly enjoy life!

2006 MINI Cooper S

My Mini has been absolutely the best vehicle I have ever owned. I have over 100,000 miles on it now and it still drives and runs awesome. It is such a joy to drive. It puts a smile on my face every time I get in it. It's quick and sporty. Handles amazingly. When I drive it feels like a part of me. I have had no real issues with it mechanically other then regular wear and tear. There have been only two disappointments. The first is with the passenger airbag sensor not working since pretty much day one. It was recalled and even after a few replacements it still has failed. The second is the convertible roof failing and the rear window falling out. It is a very big expense to replace the top. I no longer go to the dealership for any service since the warranty has long since expired. The dealership prices are way too expensive. The one dealer that I did use while still under warranty was very nice and professional. I would highly recommend a Mini if you love to drive. I will always drive a Mini from now on. Hopefully the one I have lasts at least another 100,000. miles

- Danielle C

Mini cooper convertible-fun and sporty.

2006 MINI Cooper

I like this car because it is small and sporty. The heated leather seats are amazing during the winter and early mornings. It handles very well in the summer months making it a fun car to drive. I have a convertible so it is nice to Cruise with the top down when it is nice outside. It gets amazing gas mileage-I can go for almost two weeks on one tank of gas to work and home. It is very reliable. I have had it for 4 years and with, routine maintenance, it has not broken down on me yet! Now for the issues I have with the car. It is very light so during the rainy season here in the great paw, my car is less fun to drive. Because it is so light it hydroplanes in the heavy rains we get here and freeway driving can feel dangerous. I have not and will never try to drive it in the snow. I have tried to get better tires but this did not make the car less likely to hydroplane. Other than the winter driving worries, this car is fun and sporty and great on gas. I recommend for areas without rain or snow though!

- Katrina S

06 Cooper S

2006 MINI Cooper

Bought this car with 130,000miles and ive added 30,000 miles on it. Car is extremely reliable, I've had 1 hickup the alternator died. Super fun to drive 6 speed manual with supercharger. I'd recommend this car to anyone that likes to whip around corners with a smile on there face! Good on gas as well! Saving me a fortune compared to daily driving a 3/4 ton truck.u fortunitly 06 is the last of the supercharger and will NOT be buying an oversized looking mini with a turbo. Took a 2012 mini cooper for a test drive, its overweight lacks the uniqueness in looks and the manual trans felt sloppy and un-sporty. Very disappointed in newer models. R53 minis for ever!

- Kevin

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Key Specs

Overview

MSRP

Kelley Blue Book
$21,950 (MSRP)
$30,600 (MSRP)

Horsepower

Horsepower
115 hp
214 hp

Engine Type

Engine Type
1.6L SOHC 16
1.6L supercharged SOHC 16
JCW GP engine kit

Interior Features

Convenience & Comfort

Keyless Entry

Keyless Entry

Rain Sensing Wipers

Rain Sensing Wipers
Optional

Cruise Control

Cruise Control
Optional

Power Windows

Power Windows

Rear Defrost

Rear Defrost

Power Steering

Power Steering

Dimensions

Front Leg Room

Front Leg Room
41.3 in.
41.3 in.

Front Head Room

Front Head Room
38.4 in.
38.8 in.

Rear Leg Room

Rear Leg Room
27.5 in.

Second Head Room

Second Head Room
38.1 in.

Entertainment

CD Player

CD Player
Optional

Exterior Features

Accessories

Standard Wheels

Standard Wheels
Aluminum
Aluminum

Dimensions

Wheelbase

Wheelbase
97.1 in.
97.1 in.

Turning Radius

Turning Radius
34.8 ft.
34.8 ft.

Length

Length
143.1 in.
143.9 in.

Width

Width
66.5 in.
66.5 in.

Mechanical Specs

Engine & Performance

Weight

Weight
2700 - 2734 lbs.
2591 lbs.

Horsepower

Horsepower
115 hp
214 hp

Torque

Torque
111 ft. lbs.
184 ft. lbs.

Maximum Tongue Weight

Maximum Tongue Weight

4wheel Disc Brakes

4wheel Disc Brakes

Performance Tires

Performance Tires
Optional

Engine Cylinders

Engine Cylinders
4 Cylinder
4 Cylinder

Drivetrain

Drivetrain
Front Wheel Drive
Front Wheel Drive

Fuel

Fuel Capacity

Fuel Capacity
13.2 gal.
13.2 gal.

Combined

Combined
30 - 31 mpg
Unknown mpg

City

City
26 - 27 mpg
Unknown mpg

Highway

Highway
33 - 35 mpg
Unknown mpg

Safety Features

Features

Spare Tire

Spare Tire
Temporary Spare Tire

ABS Brakes

ABS Brakes

Automatic Headlights

Automatic Headlights

Tire Pressure Monitor System

Tire Pressure Monitor System

Stability Control

Stability Control
Optional

Traction Control

Traction Control
Optional

Auto Leveling Headlights

Auto Leveling Headlights

Air Bags

Driver Airbag

Driver Airbag

Passenger Airbag

Passenger Airbag

Front Side Airbag

Front Side Airbag

Safety & Reliability

NHTSA Crash Test
  • Front

  • Overall

  • Rollover

  • Side

*National Highway Traffic Safety Administration

IIHS Crash Test
  • Moderate Overlap Front

  • Side

  • Roof Strength

    N/A
  • Driver-side Overlap Front

    N/A

*Insurance Institute for Highway Safety