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of the 2018 MINI Hardtop. Base trim shown.
From the Cars.com Vehicle Test Team
- Highway poise
- Acceleration (Cooper S)
- Responsive automatic transmission
- iDrive interface
- Adjustable cargo floor available
- Slot-like windshield limits view of overhead stoplights
- Center armrest interferes with parking brake lever
- Awkward location of iDrive controller
- Upright rear-seat backrest
- Limited cabin storage
- Two- and four-door body styles
- Choice of turbocharged engines
- Adaptive suspension available
- Forward collision warning with auto braking available
- High-performance John Cooper Works version available
What it is: The Mini Hardtop was redesigned for 2014, marking the third generation of the two-door classic that was reinvented in 2002. A roomier four-door model was added for 2015. Competitors include the Honda Fit, Volkswagen Golf and Mazda3.
The base Cooper version has a turbocharged 1.5-liter three-cylinder engine and the Cooper S uses a turbo 2.0-liter four-cylinder. The two-door Hardtop also comes in John Cooper Works form with a more powerful 2.0-liter four-cylinder.
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The 2018 MINI Hardtop currently has 0 recalls
48 months / 50,000 miles
48 months / 50,000 miles
48 months / unlimited distance
Inspection by MINI Technician, 24/4 Roadside Assistance, covered by a MINI Certified Pre-Owned Protection Plan, backed by the nationwide network of MINI Dealers.
5 Years / Unlimited Miles or 6 Years Unlimited MilesCovers your vehicle for 1 year with unlimited miles after the expiration of the 4-year/50,000-mile New Vehicle/SAV Limited Warranty. That’s coverage for up to a total of 5 years with unlimited miles from the vehicle’s original in service date. Additional plans are available to extend your vehicle’s coverage up to a total of 6 years with unlimited miles. Every MINI CPO also comes with 24/7 Travel Protection through MINI Roadside Assistance coverage for 1 year with unlimited miles.
Under 5 years / 60,000 milesVehicles receive a Rigorous Inspection.