The modern Mini Cooper traces its heritage to a line of small British cars built for almost 50 years. Historically, the Mini Cooper variants were simple and efficient transportation but the modern Mini is as tech-laden as any luxury car. The Mini Cooper is one of the few upscale compact cars to find sales success in the US market.

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Performance

For many, the way a car performs is a key criterion for which car to purchase. Our Velocity Index helps determine which vehicles are the best all-around performers taking in to consideration a balance of factors such as acceleration and handling. A higher number is better.

Model Velocity Index
Mini Clubman 51-72
Mini Hardtop 4-door 52-65
Mini Hardtop 46-63
Mini Convertible 44-61
Mini Countryman TBD

Note: Bar graphs denote the composite performance for the model. "*" indicates models with incomplete data.

For more information, view our new car performance guide.