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How do I know what model my MINI Cooper is?

How do I know what model my MINI Cooper is?

MINI Cooper models are categorized using the letter R or F and then 2 digits. This is the chassis code format that BMW uses. There are some inconsistencies but for the most part they are pretty intuitive. Generation 1 and 2 MINIs start with the letter “R” while the generation 3 MINIs start with the letter “F.”

Is my Mini an R50 or R53?

R50 refers to the base model MINIs. These are the Cooper, the MINI One and the diesel-powered MINI One D. R53 refers to the top of the line hatchback model, the MINI Cooper S and Cooper S models with the John Cooper Works package.

What year is R56 MINI Cooper?

Mini Models Explained

Mini Model Years
R56 Hatchback 2007-2009 Pre LCI models 2010-2014 LCI models
R57 Convertible 2008-2009 Pre LCI models 2010-2015 LCI models
R58 Coupe 2010-2015
R59 Roadster 2011-2015

How many models of Mini Coopers are there?

There are a total of 4 Mini models currently on sale in India. These include 2 Hatchbacks, 1 SUV and 1. Mini has 1 upcoming car launches in India – the Cooper SE.

What is the difference between a Mini Cooper and a Mini Cooper S?

The major style differences between the two variations are really rather tiny The MINI Cooper comes standard with 15-inch alloy wheels, the MINI Cooper S gets 16-inch versions. The MINI Cooper S has body panels that are a little sportier, but you have to look hard to see the distinctions in between the two vehicles.

Is Mini Cooper the make or model?

You might ask, “Is MINI Cooper made by BMW?” or “Who owns MINI Cooper?” Well, the MINI vehicle’s all boast a United Kingdom flag since it was originally a British automaker. The MINI was actually just a model name, never intended to become a brand until Austin Mini and Morris Mini.

What does R50 mean?


Acronym Definition
R50 Residue at Position 50

Which Mini Cooper model is the best?

The MINI Cooper Convertible is arguably the most stylish model in the MINI line-up. Boot space is compromised slightly but it’s a small price to pay for the smile that’ll be etched across your face as you drive around with the top-down when the sun is shining.

What are the different types of Minis?

Your unique MINI, Your unique MINI,

  • Convertible.
  • Clubman.
  • Countryman.

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