The MINI Cooper is about one foot wider and two feet longer (12'1.6") than the Austin and Morris Mini. The same width as the Cooper, the Clubman offers a bit more cargo space with its 12'11" length.
With its wheels spread out to the corners as far as possible and our plant on roof, MINIs have a surprising amount of cabin space and headroom. In general, a MINI Cooper or MINI Cooper S can comfortably accommodate people as tall as 6' 7". For more information about who and what can fit in a particular MINI model: head to the SURPRISING SIZE section on that model's page.
They sure do. And they are a 50/50 split, so you can put one or both down at a time. The rear seats in the MINI Countryman are a 60/40 split These models come standard with three fold-down independent rear seats. With the use of a pull strap, passengers can release the backrest on each seat for a desired comfort level or fold them down completely to load more precious cargo.
You sure can. In fact you can configure a MINI with a ski rack, a bike rack, a surfboard rack, a snowboard rack, a luggage rack, a roof box and so much more within the "Build Your Own" section of MINIUSA.COM. Contact your preferred dealer to inquire about ordering a rack to outfit your car.