(5.0) 2 reviews
MSRP: $6,730$16,086
Body Style: Wagon
Combined MPG: 29
Engine: 208-hp, 1.6-liter I-4 (premium)
Drivetrain: Front-wheel Drive
2012 MINI Cooper Clubman

Our Take on the 2012 MINI Cooper Clubman

Our Take

Mini stretched the length of its Cooper by 9.4 inches to make the four-seat Cooper Clubman. The extra length creates more legroom for the Clubman's two rear passengers, and cargo room behind the backseat is larger. There's a pair of split-opening rear doors that swing out to either sid... Read Full Report

What We Don't Like

  • Some controls inconveniently located
  • Not as much cargo room as some competitors
  • Premium gas recommended
  • Gets pricey with options
  • Wider turning circle than Cooper

Notable Features

  • Newly available Mini Yours personalization options
  • 9.4 inches longer than Mini Cooper
  • 61 percent more cargo room behind backseat than Cooper
  • Third access door
  • Swing-out rear doors

1 Trim Available

A trim is a style of a vehicle model. Each higher trim has different or upgraded features from the previous trim along with a price increase. Learn more about trims

Trims Explained

When talking about cars, “trims” is a way of differentiating between different versions of the same model. Typically, most start with a no-frills, or “base” trim, and as features are added, or a different engine, drivetrain (gas vs. hybrid, for example) or transmission are included, trim names change and prices go up.


It’s important to carefully check the trims of the car you’re interested in to make sure that you’re getting the features you want, or that you’re not overpaying for features you don’t want.