Mini Cooper for Sale in Nigeria
The Mini Cooper is a series of compact cars produced by the British manufacturer, MINI. It was first introduced by British Motor Corporation in 1959. To regard the company’s partnership with John Cooper, the racing legend, the car was named 'Mini Cooper'. The marque was owned by different automakers from time to time including British Leyland Motor Corporation, Rover Group and British Aerospace. At the present time, it is owned and operated by German automaker, BMW AG. After its acquisition in 1994, BMW has been able to launch several models with different body configurations and performance standards. The currently available models are Mini Hatch, Mini Clubman, Mini Convertible, Mini Countryman, Mini Coupe, Mini Roadster and Mini Paceman. The authorized MINI distributor is offering all models of Mini Cooper while reasonably priced used models for sale in Nigeria can be found on Jumia Car Nigeria.
What to know when Buying Mini Cooper
Performance and Specifications of Mini Cooper
The Mini Cooper comes in a wide variety of petrol, diesel and electric powertrains. Each of the models listed above has its respective engine options and performance outputs. For instance, the standard Mini Hatch is available with five different power units ranging across 1.2 liter turbocharged 3-cyl (102 hp), 1.5 liter turbocharged 3-cyl (135 hp), 2.0 liter turbocharged 4-cyl (192 hp), 1.5 liter 4-cyl turbo-diesel (116 hp) and 2.0 liter 4-cyl turbo-diesel (168 hp) engines. There are many other engines used in Cooper, however, the transmission options are standardized i.e. six-speed manual and six-speed automatic.
How is the design of Mini Cooper
The Mini Cooper sports an extremely distinctive look from the very beginning, which has evolved over the time. Although all Cooper models have the same style philosophy and body language, each of them has a unique design. The major difference between these variants is the body style. For example, the Mini Cooper Hatch is a subcompact hatchback offered in three-door and five door variants. On the other hand, the Mini Cooper Clubman is a subcompact estate wagon with extended length and four doors. The Mini Countryman is a five-door mini SUV, the Mini Roadster is a two-door convertible coupe and the Mini Paceman is a three-door mini SUV. There are numerous other design features that differentiate these models, like the design of the front grille, wheel options, headlamp design, and front and rear bumper. One element that makes Cooper cars really cool is the exterior paint.
What are the standout features of Mini Cooper
The Mini Cooper is classified as a premium subcompact car due to its highly advanced features. It is the first car to have PANDORA® Internet Radio fully integrated across all models. It also features a cutting-edge navigation system integrated into the display screen, which dictates turn-by-turn directions and gives real time traffic updates. Other innovative features include Park Assist, head-up display, Bluetooth connectivity, USB/AUX port, speed sensitive volume, HD radio technology, SiriusXM satellite radio, Harman/Kardon speakers and Park Distance Control.
In addition, you can also enjoy the optionally available MINI Connected services. This is an advanced telematics and communication system with exciting features like monitoring command center, dynamic LED ring, mini touch controller, RSS feeds, web radio, integrated Spotify®, minimalism analyzer, Facebook and Twitter.
Nigerian Used and Tokunbo Mini Cooper in Nigeria
Apparently, most Nigerians prefer and are able to afford the used Mini Cooper versions that are sold by private people and dealers in Nigeria. Majority of the used cars that are shipped from foreign countries and sold locally here are older year models that are still in good condition. A few accident and damaged vehicles are also repaired by auto professionals in Nigeria and put up on the market at affordable prices.
The Best Mini Cooper year to Buy
The very recent year models which are the 2015 Mini Cooper and 2014 Mini Cooper are the versions that have all the latest features that many lovers of this sleek vehicle will definately like to try out. Some older editions can be found in almost every dealerships in urban cities across the country.
Mini Cooper Price in Nigeria
The Coscharis Motors in Nigeria is offering all Mini Cooper cars in the local markets. Moreover, you can also buy used cars effortlessly. The price of a used Mini Cooper in Nigeria falls in different range according to models since the price of Mini Hatch, Mini Convertible and Mini Coupe differs. Below is an average selling price range to buy a used version.
- 2003 Mini Cooper – 2007 Mini Cooper: ₦1,300,000 – ₦2,500,000
- 2008 Mini Cooper – 2015 Mini Cooper: ₦3,075,000 – ₦7,000,000
Overall Impression of Mini Cooper
Based on different body configurations and targeted market segments, the Mini Cooper is a significant competitor of cars like Peugeot 207, BMW 1-Series, Skoda Fabia and BMW Z4, and is performing better in the regional markets as compared to these cars.