What are some tips for buying a used five-door Mini Cooper?


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Before purchasing a used Mini Hardtop four-door, you should consider whether the vehicle's features fit your lifestyle and then research the local market rates for similar vehicles, as well as the overall condition of the specific vehicle you wish to purchase. The 2015 Mini Hardtop four-door was Mini's first non-crossover model in the United States to offer five doors.

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What are some tips for buying a used five-door Mini Cooper?
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The 2015 Hardtop four-door retains the look and performance of previous Mini models while providing easier access to its rear seats, which have 1.5 additional inches of legroom over previous models. The length of the vehicle is 6.3 inches longer than previous models, and its wheelbase is 2.9 inches wider. The Hardtop 4-door also provides more luggage space and headroom for rear passengers.

The Hardtop 4-door offers more features than other makes of cars of similar size, such as the Ford Fiesta and the Honda Fit, but for a higher price. New, fully-loaded Hardtop 4-doors can cost approximately as much as many larger luxury vehicles as of 2015, so consider other used car brands if price is your main concern. The vehicle comes in two trims: the Cooper and Cooper S. The Cooper comes equipped with many features, including 15-inch alloy wheels, cruise control, ambient lighting and Bluetooth connectivity. The Cooper S additionally boasts a more powerful engine, 16-inch wheels and LED fog lights, among other features.

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