At first glance there's not much to separate the Clubman from the Cooper hatchback aside from the added size, but closer inspection reveals a slightly different front end, side details, and a more vertical rear. Changes for 2011 include new bumper covers, taillights, larger fog lights and the sunroof has darker tinted glass. New tweaks for 2011, which include a new audio control layout, should help fix some of the issues, slightly improving ergonomics for that system, at least. Check out comments from some of the reviews that drive our rankings and analysis. The Clubman S adds several sportier cues to the exterior, including new brake ducts up front and different wheels. In every other way this little British car has evolved, especially in technology, creature comforts and overall refinement.
Our editors strongly prefers the manual transmission to the automatic, the better to wring out every last ounce of performance from the punchy but small engines. The 2019 Clubman is part of a generation that began with the 2016 model year. Show full review Vehicle Overview Mini stretched the length of its Cooper by 9. It's the all-wheel-drive version of the base trim. A good bit of added cargo space found its way into the equation, too.
This single-page fold-out brochure features a sample of products from the full catalog. Go with the 3 Series if you can afford it. Bumps, potholes, and broken pavement can reverse the equation, however, thanks to the sporty suspension and low-profile tires. That's where the Mini Cooper Clubman comes into play, with more than nine inches of extra length, which brings with it much-needed rear leg room. The Clubman comes in two trim levels, the Cooper and turbocharged Cooper S. A multitude of switches, toggles and buttons mire the dash in complexity, while somehow managing a coherent theme that's easy to appreciate, if not love. Unlike the regular Cooper, the 2011 Mini Clubman provides moderately sufficient, if not plentiful, accommodations for up to four adults.
Base Clubman wagons use a 121-horsepower, 1. It comes with a six-speed manual transmission, while a six-speed automatic is optional. Mini has added the Cooper Countryman for 2011, a small crossover vehicle with four conventional doors. With all this equipment in a relatively small frame, controls are busy and often less than intuitive, while displays are not as large or easy-to-read as we would like. Along with added dimensions come quality interior bits and a unique design, including a tachometer behind the steering wheel, center-mounted power window switches and a huge speedometer mounted on the center of the dash. Every 2011 Mini Cooper Clubman is fitted with a 1. It matches the rear bumper and, if desired, the roof.
Clubman Infotainment, Bluetooth, and Navigation The Clubman comes standard with the Mini Connected infotainment system, which includes a 6. The full-color, 32-page brochure is a mix of model year 2014 and 2015 vehicles including the discontinued Clubman. The Clubman has many color combinations, as well as options like checkered side mirrors and a Union Jack roof. New design elements for 2011 include redesigned tail lights an a new rear bumper, plus a revised interior that takes away some of the chrome in favor of more matte black. Its three available turbocharged engines deliver ample power, and it handles better than most rivals. The Clubman comes in two trim levels, the Cooper and turbocharged Cooper S.
Some cookies are essential and we can't provide all our services without them. I love mine, and I'd get another one like it. Clubman Ride and Handling: Have Some Fun The Clubman delivers nimble handling and won't hold you back on twisty roads, making it more enjoyable to drive than many cars in the class. It's inbetween the countryman and 2door. However, the Clubman gets some of the worst fuel economy ratings in the class.
John Cooper Works models are powered by a turbocharged 1. As with other Minis, the automaker offers a number of ways to personalize John Cooper Works cars, including Chili Red interior trim, black leather upholstery with red piping and checkered black cloth seats with red stitching. Upgrades to the base kit are endless: checked cloth or pinstripe leather upholstery; American or British flag roof decals; painted wheels; white-capped mirrors; chrome and color choices for interior panels; and a wide range of sizes and styles of alloy wheels. All models have new bumper styling, larger fog lamps and new taillight assemblies. The base Cooper gains three horsepower to 121 hp, and the turbocharged Cooper S adds nine, to 181 hp. The Clubman S has a turbocharged version of this engine, with 181 horsepower and 177 pound-feet of torque that's available from 1600 to 5000 rpm. Mini offers five wheel designs on the Clubman, ranging from 15 to 17 inches in diameter, and all are new for 2011.
At first glance there's not much to separate the Clubman from the Cooper hatchback aside from the added size, but closer inspection reveals a slightly different front end, side details, and a more vertical rear. The Countryman is covered in a separate report in the Cars. The two also have similar features' lists, as well as interior styling. It's a matter of preference. Clubman Cargo Space Few subcompact cars have the kind of cargo space this Mini provides.