2016 MINI ConvertibleChange Vehicle
Key Specs of the 2016 MINI Convertible
Convertible base trim shown
The verdict: The Mini Cooper S Convertible delivers one of the best open-air convertible experiences you’ll find, with impressive driving capabilities and a price tag that starts out reasonable, but rises quickly as you add desirable options.
Versus the competition: Compared with other small, fun-to-drive droptops, the Mini Cooper S Convertible has a rich interior and excellent driving dynamics. Key competitors include the Mazda MX-5 Miata and Fiat 500C Abarth. Compare them here.
Exterior & Styling
One doesn’t have to guess that the Cooper S Convertible is a Mini. It features the round headlights, rounded grille and generally small size the rest of the automaker’s lineup shares. The convertible was redesigned for 2016 and got a little larger, but it’s hard to detect that from the outside. Yes, Minis keep getting bigger, but this is still a small car.
The windshield sits fairly far away from the driver, largely because the front ends of Mini hardtops and convertibles are the same. This pays a huge dividend for true convertible and sun lovers in that you are very much exposed to the air. In other convertibles, such as the Miata, the windshield is angled such that it slants back and almost touches your head; I always feel like an accident will leave me scalped. Not so in the Mini: There’s nothing but sky over your head and arms.
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Our view: 2016 MINI Convertible
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Big Reliable car and very safe for me specially bi
Since I have car Mini Cooper I save a lot of gasoline parking space easy to drive I mean very comportabke and minus budget for washing and solid genuine parts anyway you help the economy like avoid mo... Read full review
Fun and funner
So, I wouldn't recommend this if you drive for a living or take clients around. Size matters and although stout for what it is, you feel the road. Of course that's part of the allure. This is a driver... Read full review