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2015 MINI Hardtop

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The originator of the modern MINI Cooper line, the Hardtop has served as the basis for numerous spin-off models, from crossovers to sporty roadsters. Still, the two-door hatchback remains most closely identified with the brand and beloved by the public.

What's New for 2015

A few previously optional features are now standard.

MINI Hardtop

Choosing Your MINI Cooper Hardtop

While it's still smaller than most competitors, the Hardtop grew up enough last year to make it a reasonably practical subcompact. You get 38 cubic feet of cargo space with the rear seat folded, an adequate amount for everyday living and weekend trips.

The standard turbocharged 1.5-liter three-cylinder engine delivers 134 horsepower and comes with your choice of a six-speed manual or six-speed automatic transmission. As expected, fuel economy is a strong suit. You get 33 mpg in combined driving with the manual and 31 with the automatic. The available 2-liter four-cylinder turbo brings in 189 horsepower and comes standard with paddle shifter when you specify the automatic transmission. All models offers three selectable driving modes: Green, Normal and Sport.

For now, the Hardtop is offered in two trim levels:

MINI Hardtop


Gets the 1.5-liter engine and standard features such as automatic headlights and wipers, heated mirrors, a leather-wrapped steering wheels, Bluetooth phone and audio, automatic climate control, 15-inch alloy wheels and a six-speaker sound system with HD radio. The seats are upholstered in premium vinyl.

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Adds the 2-liter engine and other performance enhancements such as a limited-slip differential, LED foglamps, cloth sport seats and a hood scoop. These extras add $3,400 to the base model's MSRP, which may not be good value for buyers who aren't buying a MINI for its performance.

Both versions of the Hardtop are eligible for a number of option bundles.

  • The Cold Weather package adds heated front seats and power-folding mirrors.
  • The Sport package includes 17-inch wheels, hood stripes and revised exterior lighting.
  • You get a nifty dual-pane sunroof in the Premium package, plus a Harman Kardon sound system and keyless access.
  • The Wired package provides a navigation system and enhanced infotainment technology.
  • To keep things simple, MINI also offers the Loaded package with everything except the Sport contents, and the Fully Loaded package, which includes them as well.

A selection of leather upholsteries and other trim upgrades are available individually.

CarsDirect Tip

Don't be scared off by the standard three-cylinder engine. It's a relatively powerful unit that makes even the base Hardtop quicker than most four-cylinder competitors.

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Specs & Features

Overall Crash Safety Rating
Engine - Cylinders/Horsepower/Torque
1.5L I-3 / 134 HP / 162 ft.lbs.
Standard: 6-spd man w/OD
Available: 6-spd Steptronic w/OD
Drive Type
Fuel Economy - City/Highway/Combined
29 / 40 / 34 Mpg
Passenger Capacity
Bumper to Bumper Warranty
48 Months / 50,000 Miles
Mechanical Specs
Engine - Cylinders/Horsepower/Torque
1.5L I-3 / 134 HP / 162 ft.lbs.
Drive Type
Fuel Economy - City/Hwy/Combined
29 / 40 / 34 Mpg
4-wheel Disc
Front Suspension
Rear Suspension
Independent Multi-link
Spare Tire And Wheel
Compact Steel
Fuel Tank
10.6 Gal.
Recommended Fuel Type
Premium Unleaded
Average Cost To Fill Tank
Dimensions & Capabilities
Maximum Cargo Volume
38.0 Cu.ft.
Passenger Volume
Exterior Length
151.1 "
Exterior Width
68.0 "
Exterior Height
55.7 "
Front Headroom
40.3 "
Rear Headroom
36.9 "
Front Legroom
41.4 "
Rear Legroom
30.8 "
Front Shoulder Room
50.6 "
Rear Shoulder Room
47.8 "
Front Hip Room
Rear Hip Room
Curb Weight
2,605 Lbs. / 2,675 Lbs.
Wheel Base
98 "
Turning Radius
17.7 '
Exterior Features
Door Count
2 Doors
15.0 " Silver Aluminum / 18.0 " Machined W/painted Accents Aluminum / 16.0 " Silver Aluminum / 17.0 " Silver Aluminum / 18.0 " Silver Aluminum / 17.0 " Black Aluminum / 16.0 " Black Aluminum / 18.0 " Silver W/painted Accents Aluminum
Clearcoat Monotone / Clearcoat Monotone With Stripe / Clearcoat Two-tone / Metallic Monotone
Exterior Mirrors
Dual Power Remote Heated
Body-colored / Body-colored With Chrome Insert
Grille Moldings
Rear Spoiler
Lip / Wing
Stainless Steel With Polished Tailpipe Finish
Interior Features
Passenger Capacity
Seat Trim
Sensatec Leatherette / Leatherette / Cloth/leatherette / Cloth/leather / Leather / Cloth
Front Seat Type
Bucket / Sport Bucket
Heated Front Seats
Driver And Front Passenger Heated-cushion, Heated-seatback
Front Driver Seat Direction Controls
6-way / 8-way
Front Passenger Seat Direction Controls
6-way / 8-way
Front Armrests
6-way / 8-way
Rear Armrests
Rear Seats
60-40 Bench
Radio & Infotainment
Am/fm/hd, Seek-scan / Siriusxm Am/fm/hd/satellite, Seek-scan
6 / 10 Harman/kardon
Radio Steering Wheel Controls
Apple Car Play
Android Auto
Bluetooth w/ Hands-Free Connectivity
Convenience Features
Steering Wheel Type
Telescopic Tilt Style
Climate Control
Automatic Air Conditioning
Cruise Control
With Steering Wheel Controls
Sun Roof
Express Open/close
Rearview Mirror
Day-night / Auto-dimming Day-night
One Touch Open Window
Driver And Passenger
Tinted Windows
Vanity Mirrors
Dual Illuminated
Remote Keyless Entry
Keyfob (all Doors)
Power Outlets
Safety Features
Overall Crash Safety Rating
Overall Front Crash Safety Rating
Overall Side Crash Safety Rating
Rollover Crash Safety Rating
Front Impact Airbags
Driver And Passenger
Driver Side Impact Airbags
Seat Mounted
Knee Airbag
Driver And Passenger
Passenger Side Impact Airbag
Seat Mounted
Rear Side Airbag
Seatbelt Pretensioners
Anti-Lock Brakes
4-wheel Anti-lock Brakes (abs)
Forward Collision Warning
Forward Collision Mitigation
Blind Spot Sensor
Lane Departure Warning
Autonomous Cruise Control
Pedestrian Detection
Front Pedestrian Detection Prevention
Driver Attention Alert
Daytime Running Lights
Auto High Beams
Auto High-beam
Adaptive Headlights
Directionally Adaptive
Parking Sensors
Front And Rear / Rear / Automated
Security Systems
Security System
Panic Alarm
Ignition Disable
Bumper To Bumper Months Miles
48 Months / 50,000 Miles
Major Components Months
48 Months / 50,000 Miles
Included Maintenance Months
36 Months / 36,000 Miles
Roadside Assistance Months
48 Months / Unlimited Miles
Corrosion Perforation
144 Months / Unlimited Miles
Accessories Months

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