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Mini Cooper
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$19,950 - $35,700
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Mini Cooper Overview

The new third-generation Mini hatchback is longer and wider. Engine choices are a 134-hp three-cylinder or 189-hp four-cylinder turbo, with either a six-speed manual or automatic. It still handles with agility but the ride is much improved. Controls also have traded some of their eccentricity for more conventional ones. The infotainment advances with modern app-enabled functionality and a rotary controller. Safety options include a rearview camera, active cruise control, and accident avoidance with brake intervention. A parking assistant can identify suitable parking spaces and handle the steering necessary to maneuver into the spot, while the driver operates the throttle, braking, and gear selection. A 4-door version will be available later. The convertible, two-seat coupe, roadster, and wagon versions remain on the old platform for now.

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