2014 Mini Coupe Owners Manual – The 2014 Mini Cooper Coupe is all about style. That’s neither of them great nor bad; it’s exactly what it is. Basically the same car as the traditional Mini Cooper hatchback below, the Mini Cooper Coupe varies with its smaller and much more steeply raked windshield, two much fewer seats, baseball-cap-design roof structure and, alas, higher price.
For much better or worse, as a 2-seat sports coupe with entrance-tire drive, there’s little else want it on the road. The Subaru BRZ/Scion FR-S twins have rear-wheel travel, and the only other wearing 2-seater within this price range is the rear-tire-travel Mazda MX-5 Miata convertible. Properly, that and the 2014 Mini Cooper Roadster, which is essentially this car with a convertible best.
Indeed, the Coupe can make small perceptions for most motorists — especially considering that the Cooper Hardtop offers an equivalent driving experience with a far more beneficial package. But who claims car purchasing must be about practicality? The 2014 Mini Cooper Coupe helps make a visible assertion. And in case that’s how you like to roll, the Coupe is fun, cool and (relatively) affordable.
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3 powertrains are presented. Base-stage Cooper models use a 1.6-liter 4-cylinder that creates just 121 horsepower. That’s not a huge shape, but the reward is the gas mileage. It’s ranked at 29 mpg city/37 mpg hwy with the handbook, or 28 mpg city/36 mpg hwy with the automated.
Step-up to the Cooper S Coupe and you get a turbocharged edition of the same engine for 181 hp. For that model, the energy economy drops to 26 mpg city/34 mpg hwy with the automatic or 26 mpg city/35 mpg hwy with a manual. John Cooper Functions models, which include 27 hp for an overall of 208, have the very same gas economy ratings as a Cooper S Coupe.
The Mini Cooper Coupe will come in 3 available trim levels. There’s a base model, known as simply the Coupe, a middle of the-level Cooper S Coupe and a higher-performance John Cooper Functions model.
Car owners who pick the base-degree Coupe ($22,500) get 16-” alloy tires and simple power add-ons such as windows, wall mirrors, hair, and keyless entrance. The Coupe comes with standard “leatherette” furniture, along with iPod touch and USB connectivity. A 121-hp 1.6-liter engine is standard.