PERFORMANCE AND FUEL ECONOMY
The Cooper trim is powered by a 1.5-liter turbo-three engine that produces 134 hp, 162 lb-ft of torque, and delivers an EPA-rated 28/37 mpg city/highway with the standard six-speed manual and 27/35 mpg with the six-speed automatic transmission. The Cooper S’ 2.0-liter turbo-four makes 189 hp and 207 lb-ft of torque, and is rated at 23/32 mpg with the six-speed manual and 25/33 mpg with the six-speed automatic. The JCW packs a 228-hp, 236-lb-ft of torque 2.0-liter turbo-four that is rated at 22/31 mpg with the six-speed manual and 25/33 mpg with the six-speed automatic. All powertrains send power to the front wheels.
The Mini Convertible Cooper comes standard with a rearview camera with parking sensors and an active roll bar that immediately deploys when the car senses a rollover. The self-parking system is found in the Technology package that also includes a navigation system with real-time traffic information displayed on an 8.8-inch center screen. Also optional is a color head-up display and an adaptive cruise control system that’s bundled with an automatic emergency braking feature.
UTILITY (CARGO SPACE AND INTERIOR ROOM)
The 2021 Mini Convertible can hold up to 5.7 cubic feet of cargo in its trunk and offers up to 41.4 inches of legroom for the front passengers and 30.9 inches for rear passengers.