HOW MUCH BIGGER IS THE MINI THAN THE CLASSIC MINI?

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.

I'M A PRETTY BIG GUY (OR GAL). WILL I FIT IN A MINI COOPER OR MINI COOPER S?

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.

DO THE REAR SEATS FOLD DOWN?

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.

CAN I GET A MINI WITH A SKI OR BIKE RACK?

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.