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The facelifted car’s prices start from Rs 29.70 lakh and go to Rs 37.10 lakh, depending on the body style and engine.
You can get the Cooper in three-door, five-door and convertible body styles. The three-door model comes with petrol and diesel engine options, while the five-door gets just the diesel, and the convertible is only available with a petrol motor.
Visually, the front and rear LED lights are offered as standard and matrix LED high beams are an optional extra. The LED tail-lamps sport a Union Jack-inspired design and there are three new exterior colours – Emerald Grey metallic, Starlit Blue metallic and Solaris Orange metallic. There are a total of 14 exterior paint shades on offer. Petrol cars come with an optional piano black finish.
On the inside, there’s a new three-spoke steering wheel integrated with multifunction buttons, sports seats, brown leather upholstery and a piano black finish on the doors and centre console. The ‘Mini Yours Interior Style Piano Black Illuminated’ option comes with a backlit interior surface on the passenger side of the dashboard, themed after the Union Jack. Extras include a sunroof, a 6.5-inch touchscreen instrument cluster and Mini Wired Pack which comes with an 8.8-inch touchscreen infotainment system, navigation, Mini’s Connected apps, wireless charging, two USB inputs and a 20GB internal hard drive for media storage. You can also add Apple CarPlay and a 360W Harmon Kardon system with 12 speakers and an eight-channel digital amplifier.
The 192hp/280Nm 2.0-litre, four-cylinder turbo-petrol engine on the Cooper S is the same, but there’s a new seven-speed dual-clutch automatic transmission with paddleshifters. The Cooper D is powered by the pre-facelift model’s 1.5-litre, three-cylinder, turbo-diesel engine that makes 114hp and 270Nm.
All cars come with dual-front airbags, brake assist, three-point seat belts, stability control, a crash sensor, ABS, Cornering Brake Control and run-flat tyres as standard. You also get cruise control, rear view camera and head-up display as standard, while Park Assist is an optional extra.