2016 Mini Clubman

April 23rd, 2015 | 0 Comments | Mini

The 2016 Mini Clubman is actually the property and was designed to be a bit more comfortable than the three-door hatchback. The arrival of new, larger 5-door Mini has debilitated a little, but if three doors are all you need, then the 2016 Mini Clubman is still may be able to serve you, and it looks different nothing else on the road.

Fortunately, it’s also fun to drive than any Mini and makes it a little more comfort, thanks to its slightly longer wheelbase. This excess length also means that there is a reasonable amount of space in the back for two adults. With the rear seats up, the boot of the 2016 Mini Clubman measures 260 liters, 100 liters more than the previous three-door hatch and 49 liters more than the recently expanded three-door. Moreover, its start is 18 liters smaller than that of the new five-door Mini. Fold the rear seats of the 2016 Mini Clubman provides 930 liters of luggage space – not much less than the five-door.

The call of the three-door 2016 Mini Clubman may cause to believe that there is a traditional hatchback, but in fact the third door is a small single rear door on the back of the driver’s side. Access to the shoe by a pair of side-hinged rear doors that open to reveal a useful low platform. Sorry to reduce their frames rearward visibility when they are closed.

When Luke, there is a choice of a base and the sportiest versions Cooper and Cooper S, leading to the hard charging Clubman John Cooper Works (JCW). There is also the usual range of petrol and diesel engines, as well as the automatic and manual transmissions. The 2016 Mini Countryman larger and stole a large thunder of the 2016 Mini  Clubman, but it’s a bizarre alternative with much charm, which is a little closer to the spirit of the classic Mini remains.

2016 Mini Clubman Interior

The striking design of the 2016 Mini Clubmann creates more space, but also reduces comfort. The Mini Clubman offers more rear legroom than the Mini Hatchback, but the only rear door on the driver’s side. This means that in the UK, on ​​the road, rather than limit it opens – not the child-friendly facility. The Mini excuse is that it have cost too much to go through the door on the other side on RHD cars. The door is hinged at the back, but please pass the rear seats is very simple.

Once you are in the back, the 2016 Mini Clubman will not feel as spacious as a VW Golf or similar. Site Security door, there is just enough room to fit two child seats in the back, while most adults comfortably squeeze for short trips. The ride is a little hard, but more comfortable than either sedan or convertible.

The most family sedans offer takes about 350 liters of cargo space with the rear seats, but the Clubman offers 260 liters. Although it can hold 100 liters more Mini sedan, it is not spacious compared to class standard. If you put in the back of the stroller for a child, it is not what a lot of space for everything in the trunk. Fold the seats down and you get 930 liters – about the same as a Citroen DS3. The rear doors barn door style make it easy to load, but also make it difficult to see the back while driving. Although greater improvement in the 2016 Mini Clubman on the three-door hatchback model is that adults can actually sit in the back, the 2016 Mini Clubman is not the most practical car for the price.

2016 Mini Clubman Engine

The design of larger dimensions pleasant, the little 2016 Mini Clubman hatchback. Unfortunately, they also feel less like an agile go-kart, but he better manage the bumps and potholes. They still sit low in the car, but a lot of adjustment in the steering wheel and the driver’s seat means it’s easy to find a good driving position. Although management is less accurate than the sedan, only the 1.6-liter 98bhp a model not the feeling of power, forcing you to downshift to accelerate quickly when the car is fully loaded. The Cooper D is much better and more capable of 208bhp and performance-based John Cooper Works (JCW) model is strong and very fast. For the best performance per pound choose One D, the CO2 emissions of just 103g / km has and gives decent fuel economy.

While the 2016 Mini Clubman is quite expensive to buy, if you have it on your driveway, it’s actually surprisingly cheap to run. All motors are quite efficient, with the Cooper D diesel an excellent return 68.9mpg and the nature Cooper managing a healthy 51.4mpg. Add Mini good value pack “CCM” offers service 5 years for only €200. It all adds up to a luxury car that very little at his own expense. Obviously, the Cooper S and John Cooper Works models is not quite as cheap to run, but they are more fun to drive anyway.

2016 Mini Clubman Safety

Since the Renaissance under BMW ownership in 2001, the Mini brand has established a reputation for the high quality of construction. But customers are not completely satisfied with the reliability of the car, and its falls in this area behind some of its competitors.

2016 Mini Clubman JCW

2016 Mini Clubman JCW

The 2016 Mini Clubman has excellent security credentials that should appeal to buyers increase family – electronic stability program, ISOFIX child seat restraints and six airbags are standard. Although the 2016 Mini Clubman was not achieved Euro NCAP crash tests sisters car Mini range five-star rating, scoring top marks for adult occupant protection.

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