The 2018 Mini Clubman is a small four-door wagon- a brilliant car with all-wheel drive and front drive configurations. Instead of a traditional hatch, the car comes with barn-style doors out back that makes it stand out from other wagons and hatchbacks. This six-door wagon can compete favorably against other 2018 models of its class; it adds more equipment and technology. The 2018 Mini Clubman has some new features that make it competitive in its class; the main addition is the Driver Assist package features safety tech like traffic sign recognition, high beam assist, and autonomous emergency braking? (AEB). It also has a Navigation System Business and a Mini Connected infotainment package.
What are the good and bad things about the 2018 Mini Clubman?
Well, you will definitely like the fact that this hatchback offers punchy engine choices, a more fashionable interior than the previous one and it also comes with precise handling. On the other hand, you will not like that it is not really a mini in size, it has an abrupt stop/start system operation, and the active Driving Assistant is only available with a Fully Loaded package.
Which features are available in this hatchback?
The standard features of the 2018 Mini Clubman include: 60/40 split-folding rear seats, keyless start, 16-inch alloy wheels, adjustable mood lighting, a 6.5-inch screen, rear park assist, leatherette upholstery, Bluetooth connectivity and a rearview camera.<br><br>The optional features include: alloy wheels up to 19 inches in diameter, an 8.8-inch touchscreen, 40/20/40 split-folding rear seats, Apple CarPlay integration, keyless entry, a head-up display, driver's seat memory, LED headlights, wireless phone charging, automatic parking assist, navigation, adaptive dampers, Harman Kardon premium audio system and leather upholstery. Just like other Mini models, this car can also be customized to suit the specific needs of its consumers, the options here include chrome side mirror caps, unique roof decals, racing stripes and two-tone interior upholstery.
How safe is this car?
The 2018 Mini Clubman is yet to receive crash tests from the IIHS and the NHTSA. Models that come with the Fully Loaded package can feature Active Driving Assistant, which combines automatic high beam assist, forward collision warning, and adaptive cruise control.
What's new for 2018?
The 2018 Mini Clubman has been upgraded with some new features that make it competitive in its class; the main addition is the Driver Assist package features and safety tech like traffic sign recognition, high beam assist, and autonomous emergency braking? (AEB). It also has a Navigation System Business and a Mini Connected infotainment package.<br><br>The Cooper grade now features 17-inch light alloy wheels as well as sports seats that are trimmed in cloth and leather; these additions come together with the ones named above.
What is under the hood of the 2018 Mini Clubman?
A turbocharged 1.5-liter three-cylinder engine is available in the base model; it produces 124 horsepower. On the other hand, there is a turbocharged 2.0-liter four-cylinder engine that is used to power the Cooper S; it produces 189 horsepower. 228 horsepower can also be achieved using a John Cooper Works version of that engine. The driver has a choice to go with a 6-speed automatic or manual transmission; we recommend the manual option.