The F55 MINI Hatchback five doors will go on sale later this year and builds atop the design and technology brought to the market by the F56 3-door model.
Its wheelbase has been expanded by 72 millimeters (to 2,567 millimeters) over the F56 model and creates space for three seats in the rear, with 72 millimeters more foot space and legroom, 15 millimeters more headroom and 61 millimeters more interior width at elbow height.
Market launch of the new MINI 5 door with four model variants (combined fuel consumption: 5.9 – 3.6 l/100 km, combined CO2 emissions: 136 – 95 g/km); two petrol and two diesel engines of the new generation available with MINI TwinPower Turbo Technology; MINI Cooper 5 door with 100 kW/136 hp 3-cylinder petrol engine, MINI Cooper S 5 door with 141 kW/192 hp 4-cylinder petrol engine, MINI Cooper D 5 door with 3-cylinder diesel engine (85 kW/116 hp) and MINI Cooper SD 5 door featuring new 4-cylinder diesel engine presented for the first time with an output of 125 kW/170 hp.
The engines can be mated to a either 6-speed manual transmission, 6-speed Steptronic transmission or Steptronic sports transmission as an optional extra.
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