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Parkers overall rating: 4 out of 5 4.0

Gets a four-star Euro NCAP rating, which is very good for a design of this size and age. In addition every MINI gets 'intelligent' driver and passenger airbags that react according to the severity of an impact, ABS on all models, optional run-flat tyres, plus strong locks, remote central locking and excellent security.

You may find yourself using the rear seats as luggage space, especially if you've been on a shopping spree, as the boot space is quite limited. It's a conventional Compared to the old Mini, it's huge. But next to its peers it's poor. The boot space is tiny and there isn't much storage space inside.

Basic equipment

The basic equipment list includes equipment that is standard across all versions of the MINI Hatchback (01-06).

  • ABS
  • Alloy wheels
  • Body coloured bumpers
  • CD Multichanger
  • Driver`s airbag
  • Electric mirrors
  • Folding rear seats
  • Front electric windows
  • PAS
  • Passenger`s airbag
  • Remote locking
  • Side airbags
  • Steering wheel rake adjustment

Equipment by trim level

To view equipment options for a specific trim level, please select from the following list:

Equipment included on some trim levels
  • 3x3 point rear seat belts
  • Air conditioning
  • CD
  • Cloth seat trim
  • Front fog lights
  • Height adjustable drivers seat
  • Isofix child seat anchor points
  • Leather seat trim
  • Lumbar support
  • Metallic Paint
  • Partial leather seat trim
  • Service indicator
  • Sports seats
  • Steel wheels
  • Traction control

Standard Trim equipment

Standard Trim standard equipment
  • CD
  • Cloth seat trim
  • Height adjustable drivers seat
  • Isofix child seat anchor points
  • Service indicator
  • Steel wheels
  • Traction control
Standard Trim optional equipment
None available

Cooper equipment

Cooper standard equipment
  • Cloth seat trim
  • Height adjustable drivers seat
  • Lumbar support
Cooper optional equipment
  • 3x3 point rear seat belts
  • CD
  • Isofix child seat anchor points
  • Partial leather seat trim
  • Service indicator

One equipment

One standard equipment
  • Cloth seat trim
  • Steel wheels
One optional equipment
  • 3x3 point rear seat belts
  • CD
  • Height adjustable drivers seat
  • Isofix child seat anchor points
  • Lumbar support
  • Service indicator
  • Traction control

Park Lane equipment

Park Lane standard equipment
  • Air conditioning
  • CD
  • Front fog lights
  • Height adjustable drivers seat
  • Isofix child seat anchor points
  • Leather seat trim
  • Metallic Paint
  • Service indicator
  • Sports seats
  • Traction control
Park Lane optional equipment
None available

Seven equipment

Seven standard equipment
  • Air conditioning
  • CD
  • Cloth seat trim
  • Front fog lights
  • Height adjustable drivers seat
  • Isofix child seat anchor points
  • Metallic Paint
  • Service indicator
  • Traction control
Seven optional equipment
None available