MINI Cooper Clubman Owner’s Guide

Sophistication and fun aren’t the normal pairing, but that was the goal with the MINI Cooper Clubman model. The automaker wanted to make a car that was equally entertaining and indulgent. With its upscale interior materials, split rear doors and signature go-kart-like handling it seems that MINI Cooper has succeeded with the Clubman.

If you’re thinking about owning a MINI Cooper Clubman in Austin this overview will provide essential information on what to expect and how to maintain it.  

The MINI Cooper Clubman Model Essentials

If you like the pep of the standard MINI Cooper SE Hardtop but wish it was a little more upscale, wider and longer then the MINI Cooper Clubman model may be perfect. This vehicle is sophisticated without being pretentious or losing sight of what MINI Coopers are all about – having fun behind the wheel. 

MINI Cooper Clubman Performance 

If you’ve ever driven a BMW X1 driving a MINI Cooper Clubman may feel familiar. That’s because the MINI Cooper Clubman model has the same platform. It’s super peppy with nimble yet firm handling. The one thing to watch out for is the split rear doors. It makes loading and unloading easier, but it can limit the view out the back. 

The new MINI Cooper Clubman model’s performance specs include: 

  • TwinPower Turbo, 2.0-liter, 4-cylinder direct-injection engine with double VANOS 
  • 189 horsepower 
  • 0-to-60 in 6.9 seconds 
  • 206 lb-ft torque 
  • 29 MPG (combined)
  • ALL4 all-wheel drive (optional)
  • Intelligent cruise control
  • Optional 7-speed dual-clutch automatic transmission
  • Three driving modes
  • Automated emergency braking
  • Dynamic Stability Control (DSC) with DTC + EDLC
  • Four-wheel disc brakes with Anti-lock Braking System (ABS) 
  • Electronic Brakeforce Distribution (EBD)
  • MacPherson strut front/multi-link rear suspension
  • Rear parking distance control
  • Active Driving Assistant
  • Pre-conditioning warm up function 

MINI Cooper Clubman Pricing

Owning an upscale vehicle is easier for more people to achieve when the car is a MINI. The MINI Cooper Clubman starts at just $29,900. Just keep in mind that a few upgrades can push the price point above $40,000.

Tech Features in the MINI Cooper Clubman Model

Today, you can’t have an upscale vehicle without impressive tech. Drivers and passengers want to be connected, entertained and safer while they get where they’re going. So when MINI Cooper set out to make a more luxurious model the tech features had to be on point. They started with driver-centric controls and extend the tech advancements to the premium finishes and features that allow passengers to stay charged up on the road. 

The latest MINI Cooper Clubman includes the following tech features:  

  • 8.8” touchscreen display
  • 6.5” entertainment screen
  • Voice control
  • Dynamic digital instrument cluster
  • Real-time traffic navigation system
  • Dual-Pane Panoramic Moonroof
  • Apple CarPlay
  • USB-C ports
  • Bluetooth streaming
  • Wireless charging pad
  • Heated seats
  • Comfort Access keyless entry
  • Automatic dual-zone climate control
  • Ambient lighting with adjustable controls
  • 6-speaker audio system
  • Heated multifunctional steering wheel
  • LED headlights
  • Lane departure warning
  • Forward collision warning system
  • Rain-sensing windshield wipers
  • Rearview camera

MINI Cooper Clubman Repair in Austin

Fortunately, MINI Cooper models are fairly reliable when it comes to needing repair. There are only a few repair complaints connected with the MINI Cooper Clubman model. They are mostly the same repairs that plague other current models, including:

  • Electric power steering pump failure
  • Premature wear on the clutch
  • Electric door lock malfunction

Common MINI Cooper Clubman Maintenance in Austin

If you want to reduce the risk of repairs you’ll need to properly maintain your MINI Cooper Clubman. The standard maintenance schedule starts at 10,000 miles. Once you hit that point you’ll need to perform the following:

  • Safety inspection
  • Oil check and change
  • Brake inspection
  • Tire Rotation
  • Inspection of hoses and belts

Do you need MINI Cooper Clubman service in Austin? German Auto Center has been the local shop of choice for MINI owners since 1979. We provide dealership-level quality for a much lower price. Give us a call today to find out why so many Austinites trust German Auto Center with their MINI Cooper Clubman repairs, performance upgrades and maintenance needs.