2018 MINI Cooper Reviews, Ratings & Specs

Kelley Blue Book Value®
$26,170 - $35,126
New Fair Market Range
Crash Test Rating
Not Available
Source NHTSA
MPG (up to)
28 City / 37 HWY
Horsepower
134-228
Seats
4
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Kelley Blue Book Value®
$26,170 - $35,126
New Fair Market Range
Crash Test Rating
Not Available
Source NHTSA
MPG (up to)
28 City / 37 HWY
Horsepower
134-228
Seats
4

Expert Review

By Kelley Blue Book Editorial Staff

3.8 Overall Score
Performance 4.2 Comfort 3.4 Styling 4.1 Value 3.3

Editor's Overview

The 2018 Mini Cooper comes in 2 Door, 4 Door and Convertible form, all of which offer fun driving manners, quirky style and premium appeal. Prices start at about $22,500, making them attainable even for budget-minded folks; but before you know it, a long list of irresistible options can drive the cost up significantly compared to mainstream subcompacts like the Honda Fit.

MINI Cooper Models & Trims

John Cooper Works $31,929 - $35,126*
Horsepower: 228 hp
Engine Type: Intercooled Turbo Premium Unleaded I-4
Standard Seating: Premium Synthetic, Cloth
Standard Wheels: 17 X 7, 18 X 7.5 in. - Aluminum
Bluetooth
Navigation System
Heated Seats
Sun Roof
Back-Up Camera
Premium Audio
Smart Device Integration
WiFi Hotspot
Keyless Start
Keyless Entry
Automated Emergency Braking
Blind Spot Monitor
Cross-Traffic Alert
Lane Departure Warning
Cooper $26,170 - $28,597*
Horsepower: 134 hp
Engine Type: Intercooled Turbo Premium Unleaded I-3
Standard Seating: Premium Synthetic
Standard Wheels: 15 X 5.5, 18 X 7.5 in. - Aluminum
Bluetooth
Navigation System
Heated Seats
Sun Roof
Back-Up Camera
Premium Audio
Smart Device Integration
WiFi Hotspot
Keyless Start
Keyless Entry
Automated Emergency Braking
Blind Spot Monitor
Cross-Traffic Alert
Lane Departure Warning
Cooper S $31,287 - $34,156*
Horsepower: 189 hp
Engine Type: Intercooled Turbo Premium Unleaded I-4
Standard Seating: Premium Synthetic
Standard Wheels: 16 X 6.5, 18 X 7.5 in. - Aluminum
Bluetooth
Navigation System
Heated Seats
Sun Roof
Back-Up Camera
Premium Audio
Smart Device Integration
WiFi Hotspot
Keyless Start
Keyless Entry
Automated Emergency Braking
Blind Spot Monitor
Cross-Traffic Alert
Lane Departure Warning
Oxford Edition $31,929 - $35,126*
Horsepower: 134 hp - 228 hp
Engine Type: Intercooled Turbo Premium Unleaded I-3, Intercooled Turbo Premium Unleaded I-4
Standard Seating: Premium Synthetic, Cloth
Standard Wheels: 15 X 5.5, 18 X 7.5 in. - Aluminum
Bluetooth
Navigation System
Heated Seats
Sun Roof
Back-Up Camera
Premium Audio
Smart Device Integration
WiFi Hotspot
Keyless Start
Keyless Entry
Automated Emergency Braking
Blind Spot Monitor
Cross-Traffic Alert
Lane Departure Warning

*Prices are Kelley Blue Book® Fair Market Range

Owner Reviews

4.67

9 Reviews

67% 33% 3 star 0% 2 star 0% 1 star 0%

Owner reviews are verified by our team and cannot be altered or removed.

it's fun to drive and very stylish. The fact that you can customize your Mini the way you want to, makes it the perfect car for anyone.

I drive a mini cooper S convertible that is so much fun to drive. It's customized to my liking so i feel that it is the best interpretation of me. I don't really have any dislikes about my Cooper S Convertible.

- Nico K

It is great on gas, it gets really good mileage.

This is the best car ever. It drives so smooth & I have never had an issue with it. I drive about 85 miles every day & it is really great on gad. I usually only fill up once a week for about $35.

- Kaitlyn L

Built by BMW but has the appeal of mini.

Drives like a mini. Has a peppy BMW engine. Cons are the center media console and cheap looking door seals on the 4 door.

- Gary S

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Compare Models & Key Features

Front passenger 3/4 w/ wheels turned.
Front passenger 3/4 w/ wheels turned.
Key Specs

Overview

Kelley Blue Book Value

Kelley Blue Book Value
$31,929 - $35,126
$26,170 - $28,597

Horsepower

Horsepower
228 hp
134 hp

Bluetooth

Bluetooth
Standard
Standard

BackUp Camera

BackUp Camera
Standard
Standard

Engine Type

Engine Type
2.0L 16V Twin Power Turbo
1.5L 12V Twin Power Turbo
Interior Features

Convenience & Comfort

Alarm

Alarm
Optional
Optional

BackUp Camera

BackUp Camera
Standard
Standard

HeadsUp Display

HeadsUp Display
Optional
Optional

Keyless Entry

Keyless Entry
Standard
Standard

Universal Garage Door Opener

Universal Garage Door Opener
Optional
Optional

Rain Sensing Wipers

Rain Sensing Wipers
Standard
Standard

Heated Mirrors

Heated Mirrors
Standard
Standard

Power Mirrors

Power Mirrors
Standard
Standard

Steering Wheel Controls

Steering Wheel Controls
Standard
Standard

Cruise Control

Cruise Control
Standard
Standard

Power Windows

Power Windows
Standard
Standard

Rear Defrost

Rear Defrost
Standard
Standard

Premium Sound System

Premium Sound System
Optional
Optional

Automatic Parking

Automatic Parking
Optional
Optional

Power Steering

Power Steering
Standard
Standard

Dimensions

Front Leg Room

Front Leg Room
41.4 in.
41.4 in.

Front Head Room

Front Head Room
39.8 in.
39.8 in.

Rear Leg Room

Rear Leg Room
30.9 in.
30.9 in.

Second Head Room

Second Head Room
39 in.
39 in.

Entertainment

Bluetooth

Bluetooth
Standard
Standard

MP3 Player

MP3 Player
Standard
Standard

Satellite Radio

Satellite Radio
Optional
Optional

Smart Device Integration

Smart Device Integration
Standard
Standard

AUX Input

AUX Input
Standard
Standard

Heating & Cooling

Climate Control

Climate Control
Standard
Standard

Dual Zone

Dual Zone
Standard
Standard

Navigation & Communication

Navigation System

Navigation System
Optional
Optional

Seats

Standard Seat

Standard Seat
Premium Synthetic, Cloth
Premium Synthetic

Passengers

Passengers
4
4

Power Driver Seat

Power Driver Seat
Optional
Not Available

Power Passenger Seat

Power Passenger Seat
Optional
Not Available

Heated Front Seats

Heated Front Seats
Optional
Optional

Pass Through Rear Seat

Pass Through Rear Seat
Standard
Standard

Driver Lumbar

Driver Lumbar
Standard
Not Available
Exterior Features

Accessories

Standard Seat

Standard Seat
Aluminum
Aluminum

Dimensions

Tire Width

Tire Width
P205/40WR18
P205/45WR17

Wheelbase

Wheelbase
98.2 in.
98.2 in.

Turning Radius

Turning Radius
35.4 ft.
35.4 ft.

Length

Length
152.5 in.
151.1 in.

Width

Width
68 in.
68 in.
Mechanical Specs

Engine & Performance

Weight

Weight
3035 - 3065 .lbs
2855 - 2906 .lbs

Horsepower

Horsepower
228 hp
134 hp

Torque

Torque
236 ft. lbs.
162 ft. lbs.

Turbocharged

Turbocharged
Standard
Standard

4wheel Disc Brakes

4wheel Disc Brakes
Standard
Standard

Performance Tires

Performance Tires
Standard
Optional

Engine Cylinders

Engine Cylinders
4 Cylinder
3 Cylinder

Drivetrain

Drivetrain
Front Wheel Drive
Front Wheel Drive

Fuel

Fuel Capacity

Fuel Capacity
11.6 gal.
11.6 gal.

Combined

Combined
27 mpg
33 mpg

City

City
22 mpg
28 mpg

Highway

Highway
31 mpg
37 mpg

Suspension

Active Suspension

Active Suspension
Optional
Optional

Transmission

Manual Mode

Manual Mode
Optional
Optional
Safety Features

Features

Spare Tire

Spare Tire
Temporary Spare Tire

ABS Brakes

ABS Brakes
Standard
Standard

Automatic Headlights

Automatic Headlights
Standard
Standard

Tire Pressure Monitor System

Tire Pressure Monitor System
Standard
Standard

Stability Control

Stability Control
Standard
Standard

Traction Control

Traction Control
Standard
Standard

Auto Leveling Headlinghts

Auto Leveling Headlinghts
Standard
Optional

Rear Parking Sensors

Rear Parking Sensors
Standard
Standard

Adaptive Cruise Control

Adaptive Cruise Control
Optional
Optional

Assistance

Automated Emergency Braking

Automated Emergency Braking
Standard
Standard

Air Bags

Driver Airbag

Driver Airbag
Standard
Standard

Passenger Airbag

Passenger Airbag
Standard
Standard

Front Side Airbag

Front Side Airbag
Standard
Standard

Passenger Airbag Sensor

Passenger Airbag Sensor
Standard
Standard

Knee Airbag

Knee Airbag
Standard
Standard

Safety & Reliability

NHTSA Crash Test
Not Available

*National Highway Traffic Safety Administration

IIHS Crash Test
  • Moderate Overlap Front

  • Side

  • Roof Strength

  • Driver-side Overlap Front

*Insurance Institute for Highway Safety

JD Power Rating
Not Available

*JD Power Circle Ratings