2017 Mini Cooper Airbags, Safety Features, Safety Score

2017 Mini Cooper is a popular subcompact car because of its contemporary design, high – class interiors and sports car – like performance. Starting at approximately $21,000 and ranging to almost $40,000, the 2017 Cooper envisages varied body styles, engines and features that personalizes a Cooper to a great extent.

2017 Mini Cooper Engine

The new generation Mini Cooper is available as 4 variants: standard, Cooper S, Cooper Convertible and Clubman. The Clubman is the only Cooper with all – wheel drive, rest coming with front – wheel drive. The base engine is a turbocharged 1.5 liter three cylinder engine that produces a power of 124 horsepower and 162 lb – ft of torque. The fuel economy of this engine comes out to be 28 MPG in the city and 38 MPG on the highways. The Cooper S is powered by a turbocharged 2.0 liter inline – four engine making a power of 189 horsepower and 206 lb – ft of torque. The fuel economy boasted by Cooper S is 23 MPG in the city and 32 MPG on the highways. A 2.0 liter turbo four cylinder engine making 228 horsepower and 236 lf – ft of torque, powers the top edition of Cooper, John Cooper Works and delivers a fuel efficiency of 25 MPG in the city and 34 MPG on highways. All the engines are paired with a six – speed manual or automatic transmission.

2017 Mini Cooper Exteriors

The 2017 Cooper comes in many body styles and kinds. There are two – and four – door Mini Cooper, a soft – top Mini Convertible; a long – roofed and a four – door Mini Clubman with side swinging doors at the rear.  The latest Cooper replaced the 2014 Cooper by being 4.5 inches longer, 1.7 inches wider and marginally taller. The wheels are 15 inches standard and 16 inches in Cooper S. There is an oblong grille framed in chrome, an upright windshield and LED headlights with a marvellous body shape that impresses the car lovers.

2017 Mini Cooper Interiors

The interiors are sharp and are beautified with materials of good quality. The rear seats space and cargo space are near to being fictional in the standard two door Cooper. Road noise and engine noise are minimal for a pleasant ride experience. Standard leatherette seating, a 6.5 inch center screen, Bluetooth connectivity, white – trimmed look all contribute exceptionally to make the inside of the car look alluring and worldly.

2017 Mini Cooper Safety Features

How many airbags in 2017 mini Cooper?

To ensure maximum safety to its occupants, the 2017 Cooper comes with standard eight Airbags which includes front airbags for front passenger and the driver, side airbags for all seats, side curtain airbags on either sides and the knee airbags for the driver and the front passenger.

Other Safety Features of 2017 Mini Cooper

There are Anti – Lock Brakes with Electronic Brake Force Distribution for Dynamic Stability Control along with a Tire Pressure Monitoring System to prevent any sliding on the roads. Other driver assistive and safety securing features comprise of Brake Assist, Lane Departure Warning System, Blind Spot Monitoring System, Emergency Trunk Release, Traction Control, Rollover Protection System, Night Vision, Auto-On Headlights, Daytime Running Lights, Auto – Leveling Headlights, Integrated Turn Signal Mirrors and Child Safety Locks.

Safety Score of 2017 Mini Cooper 

The National Highway Traffic Safety Administration has given a 4 star rating Overall with the same rating for Frontal Crash, Side Crash and Rollover. Likewise, the Insurance Institute for Highway Safety has awarded a ‘Good’ rating in Moderate Overlap Front Test, Small Overlap Front Test, Side Impact Test, Rear Crash Protection Test and Roof Strength Test.

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