The 2010 MINI Cooper Clubman is a 3-door station wagon that possesses undeniable cuteness and appeal. It takes a wide bulldog-like stance and provides surprising stability and spirited performance levels. For driving enthusiasts around the planet, it brings fun, charm and spunkiness to the bargaining table. Its also a well-done vehicle that has been crafted to last. Unconventional engineering standards are an expected given as the Clubman enters into 2010 as a basic carryover from last year. The singular MSRP is $20,450.
To name just a few of the standard features for comfort and enjoyment of the MINI Cooper Clubman, it offers:
And of course, the 2010 Clubman MINI Cooper has various other standard and optional features as well. You can choose a powered sunroof, xenon headlights, sport tuned suspension, turn by turn navigation, parking sensors and Bluetooth Wireless connectivity. Not enough, throw in a satellite radio system as well. Its power comes from a 118-horsepower 114 lb-ft 1.6L I4 engine that delivers a money-saving 28/36 mpg in the cities and on the highways. With its 13.2 gallon fuel reservoir, you can expect to travel well in excess of 400 miles per tank. The Clubman is a bit pricey though. Competitors like the Volkswagen Jetta feature base pricing of about $1000 less and deliver significantly more horsepower. The Clubman is more than 9 inches longer than the standard Cooper and features a rear 3rd passenger entry door. Further, the split rear cargo doors are pneumatically assisted.
As you know, the 2010 Cooper Clubman MINI is little. A 100.4-inch wheelbase carries its 2723-pound curb weight. Exterior measurements of 155.0 x 66.3 x 56.2 inches are reported. On the inside, there's ample head and shoulder room for both front and rear passengers. A frontal legroom measurement of 41.4 inches is more than adequate, but rear passengers are somewhat restricted with only 32.3 inches. As for luggage capacity, you'll find 9.2 cubic feet available that can be expanded up to 32.8 cubic feet by folding down the rear seating. And although standard seating is reported for 4 adults, two adults in the front and two children in the rear work a lot better.
The 2010 MINI Cooper Clubman has a payload capacity of 816 pounds and requires 18.1 feet of radius for turning. Basically in a class alone, it continues to provide drivers everywhere with a choice for fun and unique experiences. Even for those in different car class markets, the Clubman MINI is well worth a test drive. Take a ride in one today and watch the heads spinning your way.