Mini Cooper has always had a special place in the hearts and minds of all car enthusiasts. This is a vehicle that the driver can have customized and made according to his own specifications and personal preferences. In the modern times, this ability is very impressive and attractive for the people for whom money is not an issue.
The 2017 Mini Cooper Convertible is here and it is better than ever before. It is more spacious, more comfortable and more powerful so that you can enjoy it regardless of where you are in the world and when you are driving it.
It is a small car, yet at the same time, it is powerful enough to bring you the ride of your life and ensure that you are having fun while you drive it. The all-new 2017 Mini Cooper Convertible is bringing great comfort and handling for the people who have pockets deep enough to purchase it in the UAE.
Built to bring you complete comfort for the city ride, the 2017 Mini Cooper Convertible makes it easy to get through the rush hour traffic very easily. With his as your ride, you will have the advantage of owning a car that performs well and turn heads when it passes other people on the roads.
Here is a review of the new 2017 Mini Cooper Convertible with a closer look at the performance, engine, design and safety features of this car.
The Design of 2017 Mini Cooper Convertible
The design of the new 2017 Mini Cooper Convertible has been refreshed in some aspects, but the designers at Mini have made sure that the new aspects do not disrupt the overall look of the convertible. It is still that same beloved convertible, but it is much better with a better interior and exterior. It is definitely more stylish and look even better than ever before.
The exterior of the 2017 Mini Cooper Convertible has been tweaked at a couple of places to make it look better and bring better form and function to its exterior. The roof of the 2017 Mini Cooper Convertible is new, the roof of the convertible is now available in a sot top and a hard top.
The roof of the 2017 Mini Cooper Convertible is a three in one roof and it is fully electric so it is very quiet. The roof and be opened and closed in just 18 second. The brand has added a sunroof mode in the roof as well, that can slide back 16-inches so that you can let the sunlight in and enjoy the great weather without getting the top down.
The roof also has a heated glass rear window so that when the roof is up, you don’t compromise on visibility. Other than that, the exterior of the 2017 Mini Cooper Convertible is pretty much the same and exults the same confidence and refinement like it did in all the past models.
The hunches are strong, the design is very neat and it flows effortlessly throughout. We still have big taillights and headlights and the front of the 2017 Mini Cooper Convertible is still the same.
The interior of the 2017 Mini Cooper Convertible has been changed a little bit so that it is more modern and brings you more comfort. The interior of the 2017 Mini Cooper Convertible is very capacious as compared to the previous generations and brings more space for the rear seat passengers.
It is finally big enough to carry four adult passengers comfortably and make sure that they enjoy the ride. If you need to increase the cargo area, you can always fold the rear seats and maximize that space according to your needs.
When you have the top down, the cargo space of the 2017 Mini Cooper Convertible is 5.7 cu.ft and when you have the top up, the cargo capacity becomes 7.6 cu.ft. While keeping these figures in mind, the cargo capacity of the new 2017 Mini Cooper Convertible is 25% more than that of the previous version, so this is actually a great upgrade.
The cabin itself is very luxurious and comfortable, thanks to the beautiful upholstery over the seats. Of course, in true Mini Cooper fashion, the interior can be upgraded according to your personal preferences. You can choose from 10 million unique combinations to make the 2017 Mini Cooper Convertible truly yours.
The 2017 Mini Cooper Convertible can be purchased with the very popular Malt Brown Chesterfield Leather with diamond pattern stitching all over the upholstery. Other than that, the 2017 Mini Cooper Convertible is bringing 12 very unique light settings with 225 tones of colors that will brightening and light up the cabin with the race inspired toggle switches.
The Performance of 2017 Mini Cooper Convertible
The 2017 Mini Cooper Convertible may be a small car, but it can generate a good amount of power so that you can enjoy your rides around town in this pretty convertible. The 2017 Mini Cooper Convertible is powered by a 1.5-litre Twin Turbo Mini Cooper 3 Cylinder engine with Direct Injection, VALVETRONIC and Dual Vanos features.
The 2017 Mini Cooper S and 2017 Mini Cooper John Cooper Works are powered by a 2.0-liter, V4 Mini Cooper Twin Turbo Engine with Turbo Charging, Direct Injection, VALVETRONIC and Dual VANOS technologies.
The 2017 Mini Cooper standard engine can generate 134 horsepower, a torque of 162 lb-ft and a top speed of 206 Km/h. The 2017 Mini Cooper can go from 0 to 60 mph in just 8.3 seconds and that is very impressive for a vehicle this small with this amount of power.
All models of 2017 Mini Cooper are paired with the 6-speeed Getrag Manual Transmission, but you will have the option of 6-speed automatic transmission and 6-speed sport automatic transmission with Shifter Paddles. You will also have the option of steering wheel mounted paddle shifters so that you can enjoy a smooth transition and driving experience.
The fuel efficiency of 2017 Mini Cooper in the city is up to 28 mpg in the city and up to 37 mpg on the highway. Another feature that enhances the performance of the new 2017 Mini Cooper is the new performance suspension and the dynamic stability control that will bring more control to the drive and make sure that you get better stability.
The 2017 Mini Cooper has three driving modes i.e. Sport, Mid and Green. The Sport mode makes the drive more aggressive and tightens the steering, the Green mode makes the drive more fuel efficient and the Mid mode is the perfect balance between the two and give you a complete driving experience.
The Technology in 2017 Mini Cooper
The new 2017 Mini Cooper has some of the best technologies by the brand in the car. It all begins with the standard 6.5-inches touch screen and if you want to upgrade it, you will have the option of 8.8-inch display screen.
This screen can be connected with all the latest apps that you would like to carry with you at all times. This display screen will also feature technologies like parking assistant, high quality navigation system with real time traffic information and handwriting recognition and more.
The Safety Features in 2017 Mini Cooper
The 2017 Mini Cooper has some of the best in class safety features that makes driving the new 2017 Mini Cooper very easy. There are many optional safety features available as well, but you will have to pay extra for those.
The standard safety features in the new 2017 Mini Cooper include:
- Active Rollover Protection Bar
- Head-Up Display
- Adaptive Cruise Control
- Active Driving Assistant
- 6 Dual Stage Airbags
- Advanced Brakes
- Corner Brake Control
The Price of 2017 Mini Cooper Convertible in the UAE
The 2017 Mini Cooper Convertible is already available in the UAE and with all of its trim levels. The price of the 2017 Mini Cooper Convertible by trim level is:
- The price of 2017 Mini Cooper Convertible is AED 136,000 – AED 140,000.
- The price of 2017 Mini Cooper Convertible S is AED 165,000 – AED 175,000.
The 2017 Mini Cooper is the perfect ride for the people who love to have a city ride that looks simply stunning. It has a slightly expensive price, but it will not matter for the person who craves a vehicle that can be customized and personalized according to their specifications.
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