Most 2020 Mini Cooper fashions get $1,500 worth bump, some get big energy bump
For the diminutive Mini model, the wild kid’s identify is all the time the identical: John Cooper Works. No matter mannequin, John Cooper Works editions imply extra energy, stiffer dealing with, extra enjoyable.
For 2020, the Mini Cooper John Cooper Works Clubman and Countryman All4 fashions get an influence bump from their turbo-Four engines. Energy is boosted past 300 horsepower—301 hp truly, up from 228 hp final yr—to push the small wagon or tall crossover to 60 mph in about 5 seconds.
On Monday, Mini outlined the modifications to its Cooper Clubman, Countryman, Hardtop 2-Door and 4-Door, and Convertible fashions for the 2020 mannequin yr. Except for modest gear modifications and a worth improve of $1,500 throughout most fashions, the updates embody a 7- or 8-speed automated that can exchange final yr’s 6-speed automated (the 8-speed automated is customary on all-wheel-drive fashions), customary automated emergency braking throughout all vehicles, and a few package deal shuffling.
Mini’s all-electric Cooper is because of arrive subsequent yr, however this yr’s plug-in hybrid Countryman S E All4 will get an even bigger battery for 16 miles of electrical vary, up from 12 miles final yr.
2020 Mini Clubman
The 2020 Mini Cooper Clubman obtained a lightweight replace, largely new entrance and rear bumpers, and final yr’s base model is gone. This yr, the bottom Cooper Clubman from final yr is gone, the Cooper S Clubman is the entry wagon and can price $31,750, together with vacation spot costs. All-wheel drive is a $2,000 spend-up choice.
The 2020 Mini Cooper Hardtop 2-Door continues to be probably the most reasonably priced Mini and can price $24,250, a rise of $1,500 over final yr. Mini upgraded the automated transmission to a 7-speed gearbox, up from a 6-speed final yr. Mini mentioned it should nonetheless provide a 6-speed handbook transmission as customary gear on Cooper 2-Door, 4-Door, and Convertible fashions, and that it is going to be late to reach within the U.S. A spokesman for Mini did not instantly touch upon when these vehicles can be out there within the U.S.
2020 Mini Cooper Countryman S E All4
Mini’s crossover, the Cooper Countryman will begin at $29,250 for base fashions, a rise of $1,500 over final yr. All Countryman fashions will use an automated transmission; a 7-speed is customary on front-drive fashions whereas an 8-speed automated is customary on all-wheel-drive crossovers.
These wild John Cooper Works variations of the Countryman and Clubman fashions additionally get a suspension lowered by 0.Four inches, greater brakes, and bigger exhaust pipes to deal with their elevated energy. John Cooper Works Clubman All4 fashions price $40,250—a rise of $3,500 over final yr—and John Cooper Works Countryman All4 fashions price $42,250—a rise of $3,600 over final yr.