With a wheelbase expanded by 72 millimetres as compared to the new MINI, there is space for three seats at the rear of the MINI 5 door with 72 millimetres more foot space and legroom, 15 millimetres more headroom and 61 millimetres more interior width at elbow height. What is more, the luggage compartment space is now at 278 litres – 67 litres more than in the 3-door model.
MINI 5 door has characteristic design features such as hexagonal radiator grille, headlamps and rear lights with wide chrome surround, side turn indicator element and black body bordering as in the new MINI; 13 additional exterior paint finishes to choose from, including the new MINI Yours paint finish Lapisluxury Blue: MINI Cooper 5 door, MINI Cooper S 5 door, MINI Cooper D 5 door and MINI Cooper SD 5 door with roof and exterior mirror caps in contrasting colour on request at no extra charge.
At market launch, the new MINI 5 door will be available in six model variants; two petrol and two diesel engines of the new generation available with MINI TwinPower Turbo Technology. MINI Cooper One 5 door with 75 kW/102 hp 3-cylinder petrol engine, MINI Cooper 5 door with 100 kW/136 hp 3-cylinder petrol engine, MINI Cooper S 5 door with 141 kW/192 hp 4-cylinder petrol engine and MINI Cooper One D 5 door with 3-cylinder diesel engine (70 kW/95 hp), MINI Cooper D 5 door with 3-cylinder diesel engine (85 kW/116 hp) and MINI Cooper SD 5 door with likewise newly developed 4-cylinder diesel engine and 125 kW/170 hp; 6-speed manual transmission as standard in all models, optionally available 6-speed Steptronic transmission for all models except the MINI One D 5 door and 6-speed Steptronic Sport transmission for the MINI Cooper S 5 door and the MINI Cooper SD 5 door.