2015 Mini Cooper S 5 Door Review and Test Drive

2015 Mini Cooper S 5 Door Review and Test Drive

Today in this post we will discuss about 2015 Mini Cooper S 5 Door Review, Mini and more Mini family in less mini but still did everything to seduce. Despite variations hatchback 3-door, convertible, roadster, coupe, wagon and SUV), it still lacked one, a version 5 doors and 5 seats altogether. Since the relaunch of the British brand by BMW, Mini adapts to the trends and needs of modern life.

2015 mini cooper s 5 door review

2015 Mini Cooper S 5 Door Review and Test Drive

From the time she walks her blonde hair, the girl has come a long way in life. So, today it has a little more family desires but does not want to leave his iconic brand, Mini. Then choose which model to accommodate children or just for a shopping trip with the girls? There are many Clubman except that there is a door left side and therefore it is not very convenient. Why not Countryman that has 5 doors except it’s too big. The answer door to door name Mini 5 which now stands out as the ideal solution for our very dear Miss Mini while also making the constructor of happiness which offers a true multi-purpose compact city car and say the same family, which in a market which 2 / 3 of sales are on 5-door models is a model for the less welcome.

2015 Mini Cooper S 5 Door Review and Test Drive

2015 Mini Cooper S 5 Door Review and Test Drive

5 DOOR AND ESPECIALLY 5 PLACES

On a purely visual level, the Mini 5 door loses its compactness to house those famous two extra doors. It reaches 4 m (3.98 m for Cooper and One), 16 cm more than the 3-door: 7 cm 9 cm wheelbase for the cantilever rear. This measure allows the car to win 67 liters of trunk. With 278 liters, here at the Peugeot 208 and Renault Clio for its safe load volume. Another important change: the Mini 5-door is also … May 1 seats, helping to justify the 900 euros extra cost compared to the 3 doors.

That said, the term “5-door” does not make this Mini exemplary family: accessibility to the rear seats is narrow and fifth place is by far the most uncomfortable. But it is a Mini and brand DNA resurrected by BMW is the famous “kart feeling”, ie assumed to offer the choice of cars “jigger”, which is more prohibitive tariffs but for maximum driving pleasure. Thus, the ticket of our 5-door Mini Cooper S test amounts to more than 30 000 euros, ie 25 900 EUR from which were added including a pack City Zen to 1500 euros, a pack Connected XL 2200 euros and 130 euros for stickers on the hood. Yes, it is expensive but we speak of a Mini, not a Dacia.

2015 Mini Cooper S 5 Door Review and Test Drive

2015 Mini Cooper S 5 Door Review and Test Drive

TECHNOLOGY BM ‘

In this Mini, there are also onboard BMW technology, starting with the Connected Drive and its string of electronic aids such as wheel selection with the touchpad on the top, speech recognition (the first that I find convincing in use), head-up display with integrated GPS and music, automatic parking with the steering wheel that turns itself optional 800 euros …

And then there is the Mini Magic, the communicative joy that makes the car so endearing to the point of forgetting all his faults such as drought suspensions that makes teeth chatter to each pad. This atmosphere, it comes mainly from the Mini Package Excitement lights, great way to blow 520 euros in completely unnecessary equipment, so strictly essential, especially in a Mini. Basically, the light ring around the central screen changes color with the “events” of the pipe: we lower the temperature that’s blue. The Stop / Start snaps that’s green. White here is accelerated that comes closer to orange and red. We pass in Sport mode that is red plus a drawing of a kart in the central display and a joyous backfires when one lifts his foot. And to top it off, the ambient lights will also change according to 270 shades. Indispensable, you are told! especially now that it is available in 5-door.

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