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Mini Cooper

(2006 model)

Brief specs of 2006 Mini Cooper

3-door 5-seater hatchback (liftback) sedan, petrol (gasoline) 4-cylinder 16-valve straight (inline) engine, DOHC (double overhead camshafts, twin cam), 1598 cm3 / 97.5 cu in / 97.5 cu in, 88.0 kW / 118.0 hp / 118.0 hp @ 6000 rpm / 6000 rpm / 6000 rpm, 160.0 N·m / 118.0 lb·ft / 118.0 lb·ft @ 4250 rpm / 4250 rpm / 4250 rpm, manual 6-speed transmission, front wheel drive, 203 km/h / 126 mph / 126 mph top speed, consumption 5.8 l/100km / 48.7 mpg-UK / 40.6 mpg-US

units: metric UK US

Basic (general) data

Marque (make)MiniIssued from2006
ModelCooperIssued until
SerieCooperNumber made
Model familyBody construction
Model codeBody designation
ManufacturerMiniCountryUK,DE

Bodywork

Base platformNumber of doors3
Bodywork typehatchback (liftback) sedanNumber of seats5
Bodywork designerCargo capacity (volume)150 l / 5.30 cu ft / 5.30 cu ft
Passenger space (volume)2180 l / 76.99 cu ft / 76.99 cu ftMax. cargo capacity (volume)670 l / 23.66 cu ft / 23.66 cu ft

Dimensions & Weight

Length3699 mm / 145.6 in / 145.6 inTotal (curb) weight1065 kg / 2348 lb / 2348 lb
Width1683 mm / 66.3 in / 66.3 inDry weight
Height1407 mm / 55.4 in / 55.4 inLoad capacity355 kg / 783 lb / 783 lb
Wheelbase2467 mm / 97.1 in / 97.1 inGross (max.) weight1480 kg / 3263 lb / 3263 lb
Track front1459 mm / 57.4 in / 57.4 inTowing weight650 kg / 1433 lb / 1433 lb
Track rear1467 mm / 57.8 in / 57.8 inWeight distribution (front)
Ground clearance130 mm / 5.1 in / 5.1 inFuel capacity40 l / 8.8 UK gal / 10.6 US gal
Length/wheelbase ratio1.5  

Aerodynamics

Drag coefficient (Cd, Cx, Cw)0.33Frontal area (A)1.97 m2 / 21.2 sq ft / 21.2 sq ft
Aerodynamic coefficient (Cd×A)0.65 m2 / 7.0 sq ft / 7.0 sq ftAerodynamic resistance (Aero horse power) at 100 km/h (62 mph)16.2 kW / 21.7 hp / 21.7 hp

Engine

Engine CodeTotal number of cylinders4
Engine Typestraight (inline) (Inline, 4 cylinder)Total number of valves16
Engine ManufacturerBMW/PSAValves per cylinder4
Engine constructionBore77.0 mm / 3.03 in / 3.03 in
Fuelpetrol (gasoline)Stroke85.8 mm / 3.38 in / 3.38 in
Fuel detailsBore/Stroke ratio0.9
Fuel supplyEFiEngine displacement1598 cm3 / 97.5 cu in / 97.5 cu in
Engine Main bearingsUnitary capacity399.50 cm3/cylinder / 24.379 cu in/cylinder / 24.379 cu in/cylinder
Cam DesignDOHC (double overhead camshafts, twin cam)Compression ratio11.0 : 1
SumpwetMax. output power88.0 kW / 118.0 hp / 118.0 hp at 6000 rpm / 6000 rpm / 6000 rpm
AspirationnaturalMax. torque160.0 N·m / 118.0 lb·ft / 118.0 lb·ft at 4250 rpm / 4250 rpm / 4250 rpm
Compressor typeN/AMaximum rpm
IntercoolernoMax. net output (power at the wheels)52.6 kW / 70.5 hp / 70.5 hp (est.)
CoolantwaterSpecific output55.1 kW/l / 1.210 bhp/cu in / 1.210 bhp/cu in
Catalytic converteryesSpecific torque100.1 N·m/l / 0.88 lb·ft/cu in / 0.88 lb·ft/cu in

Transmission

Transmission typemanualNumber of gears6
Wheel drivefront wheel driveTop gear (drive) ratio0.68
  Final gear (drive) ratio4.35

Performance

Acceleration 0-50 mph (80 km/h)Top (maximal) speed203 km/h / 126 mph / 126 mph
Acceleration 0-60 mph (97 km/h)8.50 s / 8.50 s / 8.50 sPower-to-weight ratio110.8 kW/ton / 83.9 bhp/ton / 83.9 bhp/ton
Acceleration 0-100 km/h9.10 s / 9.10 s / 9.10 sFuel consumption, City (urban)7.8 l/100km / 36.2 mpg-UK / 30.2 mpg-US
Acceleration 0-100 mph (160 km/h)Fuel consumption, Road (extra-urban)4.6 l/100km / 61.4 mpg-UK / 51.1 mpg-US
Acceleration 80-120 km/h (50-70 mph) in topFuel consumption, Mixed (combined)5.8 l/100km / 48.7 mpg-UK / 40.6 mpg-US
Standing ¼mile time Fuel consumption, Euro
Standing kilometer time CO2 emissions139 g/km / 224 g/mi / 224 g/mi
  Range690 km / 429 mi / 429 mi

Chassis

Engine locationfrontEngine alignmenttransverse
SteeringSteering details
Turns lock-to-lockTurning circle12.0 m / 39.4 ft / 39.4 ft
Suspension frontIndependentSuspension rearIndependent
Wheels front5.5J x 15 LMWheels rear5.5J x 15 LM
Tyres front175/65 R 15 HTyres rear175/65 R 15 H
Brakes frontventilated discBrakes reardisc
Brake diameter front280 mm / 11.0 in / 11.0 inBrake diameter rear259 mm / 10.2 in / 10.2 in
Brakes detailsservo-assisted, ABS (anti-lock braking system)Braked area

Technical specifications and performance data of Mini Cooper

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