Mini Cooper 5-door 2014 – 2015 review

Premium new Mini Cooper 5-door hatchback 2014-2015 year officially presented during the first days of summer, but so far only in the network. Home sales of the new Mini Cooper is scheduled for October 2014 in the UK at a price of 15,900 pounds, which is only 600 pounds more than the cost of the three-door new Mini Cooper.

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A new Mini with five-door body pinned great hopes, according to estimate marketers premium compact hatchback Mini 5-door will be able to attract more than 150 thousand new potential buyers.

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This is the first in the history hatchback Mini with a body, door number which is equal to five. We hasten to fend off questions of advanced motorists and notice that the Mini Countryman – mini crossover, and Mini Clubman – wagon.

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So we have the first five-door hatchback Mini  (Mini Cooper 5-door) and despite clearly similarities with three-door Mini, the use of a common platform, engines, transmissions and other equipment, new cars is very interesting for one simple reason – compact hatchback, received two extra doors, became more practical and suitable for the role of the family car. Owning a lot of doors, a little increase in size and it gained, of course, the new Mini 5-door has not lost passion, urgency and sportiness.

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  • Outer dimensions of the body 5 Mini Cooper-door with a length of 3982 mm, 1727 mm wide, 1425 mm in height, 2567 mm wheelbase, clearance 124 mm. Five-door Minikuper more three-door hatchback at the British 161 mm in length, 11 mm in height and with an increase of 72 mm wheelbase.

Interestingly, the powerful version through the installation of more powerful bumpers with improved air intake grew in length 4 meters mark and stopped at a value of 4005 mm. Mini depending on the version and the wishes of the owner set of tires.

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Video and photo Mini Cooper 5-door allow especially not to focus on the description of the exterior of the new premium hatchback in 2014, but a few words should be said. A pair of doors for second-row passengers have allowed designers to create a more harmonious and attractive profile Mini. The 5-door version of the car due to the slightly stretched platform and increase the total overall length of the body looks more solid and organically. Confuse a miniature size of the opening doors of the second row, an adult in the cabin for landing must possess not only athletic build, but also skills gymnast.

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What can not be denied the new five-door Mini, as well, and the three-door version, so it’s a magical and spectacular appearance. The car with its original design is able to hypnotize others. A mixture of retro and modern style and charisma, the mass of original parts and elements in the body, from the headlamp rings with daytime running lights in the upper part and the direction indicators in the lower zone, outside mirrors convoluted, but the ideal aerodynamic shape, plastic clothes the lower edges of the body and wheel arches, ending underestimated racks flat roof, side windows and compact stylish stern with bright marker lamps.

The Mini Cooper 5-door became significantly more outside, and inside its three-door brother, but increased curb weight is not much, 60-70 kg, which resulted in a slight deterioration in the dynamic-speed performance and increase fuel consumption.

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Interior Mini hatchback with five doors is exactly the same design of the inner world of Mini 3-door installed at the traditional location for the driver dashboard, control buttons on the armrests of doors windows, comfortable and ergonomic interior as a whole, but only in front of the car.

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The most interesting, of course, the rear seat. In the second row legroom of passengers has increased by 72 mm above the crown 15 mm, the width of the cabin at the elbows to 61 mm. Roomy … but only when compared to the three-door Mini, in which the rear seats can comfortably sit only school-age children.

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British journalists, however, assured after the first test drive of the new Mini Cooper 5-door, two men with growth medium build a little more than 180 cm can sit on the rear seat, but the distance between your knees and backs of the front seats, as well as between tops and ceiling constitute just a few millimeters (provided on the front driver and passenger seats with the same growth).

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The luggage compartment five-door version of the Mini is 278 liters with the rear seats occupied by passengers to 941 liters at the combined level in the smooth floor separate backside 60:40 of the second row.

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Level of equipment five-door Mini eloquently expresses the attitude of the British-German cars in the premium compact hatchback. High quality materials, 8.8-inch color screen, speakers Harman Kardon, two-zone climate control, Driving Assistant (active cruise control, warning of the possibility of a collision or collision with pedestrian with Auto Brake), the system recognizes traffic signs, parking sensors and Park Distance Control (helps when maneuvering in reverse parking lots), rain sensor, key less access, parallel parking assistant, ferry glass roof with electric heated front seats, supplemented by folding function.

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Specifications Mini Cooper 5-door 2014-2015 year talking about using the new platform UKL1 with front-wheel drive. MacPherson struts in front and with a hinge, aluminum swivel bearing, bearing beams and wishbones of steel, rear multi-link design. Optional features shock absorbers with adjustable dynamic hardness (Dynamic Damper Control).

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