2019 Mini Convertible Back in 2016, Mini debuted the third-generation Cooper Convertible, however its modifications were much more evolutionary than revolutionary. For 2018, this new-look Cooper Convertible handled a somewhat various name: Mini Convertible. Now, as we near the 2019 model year, Mini has announced a collection of upgrades that’ll make the Exchangeable look and feel just a bit various.
Aesthetically, the 2019 Mini Convertible will certainly preserve all the general design signs of the current design, however there will be tiny distinctions. First, the fronts lights will be slightly fine-tuned, as the halogen systems will boast a brand-new black accent and new optional LED signature design. Around back, the LED taillights take on a Union Jack appearance. Also new are the looks of the light alloy wheels as well as the logo, plus it’ll flaunt new piano-black accents and also 3 new shades– Emerald Grey metal, Starlight Blue metal, as well as Solaris Orange metallic– and also available logo projectors on the side mirrors.
Inside, the Mini Convertible will likewise keep its basic designing. Yet it will certainly obtain a few new touches, consisting of new optional leather surfaces, piano black accents, a brand-new conventional 6.5-inch screen with a maximized user interface, common Bluetooth connection, a brand-new optional 8.8-inch display screen with navigating as well as a brand-new interface, as well as optional wireless charging.
The under-hood little bits will certainly continue to be 100% unchanged in 2019, as the base engine will continue to be a 1.5-liter turbocharged three-cylinder engine with 134 horsepower and 162 pound-feet of torque. Go up to the Cooper S trim, and also the engine expands to a 2.0-liter turbocharged four-cylinder with 189 hp and also 207 lb-ft of torque. Ultimately, the John Cooper Functions model pushes the 2.0-liter engine to 228 hp as well as 236 lb-ft of torque.
The Mini Convertible really did not undertake its own IIHS screening, but its Hardtop sibling did. As a subcompact, the Mini Hardtop really does well in IIHS crash examinations, as it obtained “Great” marks in all bang-up testing. Where it slipped was the front lights test, in which it gained a “Poor” score, dropping it from contention for a Leading Safety and security Select ranking. With no modifications to the front lights function in the brand-new year, do not seek these scores to change.
There is no anticipated release day for the 2019 Mini Convertible yet, however remain tuned for updates. With adjustments being marginal, we do not anticipate pricing to go much above the 2018 Convertible’s MSRP range, which is $28,800 to $38,950 (destination costs consisted of). The Mini Convertible’s competitors will certainly consist of the Mazda MX-5 Miata as well as Fiat 124 Crawler.