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  • (4.7) 60 reviews
  • MSRP: $3,645$10,781
  • Body Style: Hatchback
  • Combined MPG: 26-28
  • Engine: 168-hp, 1.6-liter I-4 (premium)
  • Drivetrain: Front-wheel Drive
  • Transmission: 6-speed automatic w/OD
2006 MINI Cooper S

Our Take on the 2006 MINI Cooper S

Early in 2002, a modern front-wheel-drive Mini arrived in America under BMW auspices, though it's manufactured in Britain. Minis come in regular Cooper and Cooper S trim levels; the S model holds a higher-powered supercharged four-cylinder.For 2006, a new Checkmate package features an exclus... Read Full Report

What We Don't Like

  • Backseat legroom
  • Seat adjustments
  • Rear visibility in convertible
  • Turbulence with convertible's sunroof open

Notable Features

  • Choice of two supercharged engines
  • Manual or automatic
  • Hardtop or convertible
  • Retro British styling

2006 MINI Cooper S Reviews

Consumer Reviews


Average based on 60 reviews

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Reminds me why I love driving...

by Boston Baloo from Boston, MA on August 8, 2010

I recently got my hands on a 2006 Cooper S Convertible. Getting behind the wheel of this car forces a smile onto your face. It's got incredible pep and agility, and you feel like a kid cruising throug... Read Full Review

3 Trim Levels Available

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2006 MINI Cooper S Safety Ratings

Crash-Test Reports


There is currently 1 recall for this car.

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Service & Repair

Estimated Service & Repair cost: $4,400 per year.

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