MINI Announces Prices, Features for Entire 2018 Lineup

Jason Siu
by Jason Siu

All 2018 MINI models are getting an update including a standard rearview camera and Rear Park Distance Control.

Now that rearview camera and rear PDC are standard, MINI says the Technology Package will now include Front and Rear PDC with Parallel Parking Assistant, which was previously a $500 additional upgrade.

There’s also a slight change in the paint pricing structure across all models, with MINI employing the same structure first introduced with the new Countryman. That means Moonwalk Grey will be a “no charge” paint color, while the John Cooper Works Rebel Green and MINI Yours Lapisluxury Blue will be an additional $1,000. All other paint colors are available as a $500 upgrade.

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Other minor changes heading to all models include the optional Head-Up Display system’s on/off control moving to the center screen, while going forward, the toggle switch to the farthest right will be used to select the vehicle’s driving mode, if equipped with 4VA. That toggle switch replaces the previous ring-style selector at the base of the gearshift lever. The fuel gauge has also been redesigned for all models, while new windshield wiper and turn signal stalks, which stay in position rather than immediately returning to center, will be adopted by all models.

Learn more about pricing and changes heading to individual models below.

2018 MINI Hardtop 2 Door

The 2018 MINI Cooper Hardtop 2 Door will be priced from $22,450 including destination, while the Cooper S will start at $26,050. At the top of the range is the John Cooper Works Hardtop model with a starting price of $32,650. No changes specific to the 2018 MINI Hardtop 2 Door model were announced.

2018 MINI Hardtop 4 Door

One minor change has been announced for the 2018 MINI Hardtop 4 Door, with the metal inlays from the rear door sills being deleted. There will be no change to the front door sill inlays. Pricing will start from $23,450 for the entry-level Cooper Hardtop 4 Door trim, while the Cooper S Hardtop 4 Door model will be priced at $27,050.

2018 MINI Clubman

For the 2018 MINI Clubman, the British automaker said from July production onward, Apple CarPlay support will be included in the Technology Package. That means 2018 John Cooper Works Countryman ALL4 and Cooper S E Countryman ALL4 vehicles produced from March 2017 through the end of June 2017 will not support Apple CarPlay. Also, like the MINI Hardtop 4 Door, the metal inlays from the rear door sills have been deleted. Attentiveness Assistant is now included as a standard feature.

Pricing for the 2018 MINI Clubman starts from $25,650. Adding all-wheel drive with the ALL4 model will cost $1,850 additional on both the standard Cooper Clubman and Cooper S Clubman models. The Cooper S Clubman starts at $29,300. At the top of the range is the John Cooper Works Clubman ALL4, with a $36,750 price tag.

2018 MINI Countryman

Like the 2018 MINI Clubman, all Countryman updates produced from July onward will get Apple CarPlay support as part of the Technology Package. In addition, the Convenience Package on the 2018 MINI Countryman no longer includes an elastic strap on the left side of the cargo area. Instead, it will include an elastic strap on the right side of the cargo area. The 2018 MINI Countryman also receives standard Attentiveness Assistant.

The 2018 MINI Countryman has a starting price of $27,450, with the Cooper S Clubman priced from $32,050. Opting for the all-wheel-drive ALL4 trim will cost $2,000 additional on the standard Cooper Countryman, and $500 for the Cooper S Countryman. The plug-in hybrid variant starts from $37,650, while the performance-oriented John Cooper Works version is priced from $38,650.

2018 MINI Convertible

Lastly, the 2018 MINI Cooper Convertible version will no longer be available with a compact spare wheel and tire. This change does not affect the Cooper S Convertible and John Cooper Works Convertible, since they previously did not offer the compact spare wheel and tire. Pricing for the drop-top MINI starts from $27,550 for the Cooper, while the Cooper S is $31,250. The high-performance John Cooper Works variant is priced from $37,450.

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Jason Siu
Jason Siu

Jason Siu began his career in automotive journalism in 2003 with Modified Magazine, a property previously held by VerticalScope. As the West Coast Editor, he played a pivotal role while also extending his expertise to Modified Luxury & Exotics and Modified Mustangs. Beyond his editorial work, Jason authored two notable Cartech books. His tenure at saw him immersed in the daily news cycle, yet his passion for hands-on evaluation led him to focus on testing and product reviews, offering well-rounded recommendations to AutoGuide readers. Currently, as the Content Director for VerticalScope, Jason spearheads the content strategy for an array of online publications, a role that has him at the helm of ensuring quality and consistency across the board.

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  • Thelbert Roark Thelbert Roark on Jul 26, 2017

    Just like a Dyson vacuum. The newer the model the more it sucks! Optional pricing for things that used to be standard and dropping features that used to be standard without dropping the price. Only one no extra cost color choice! How about dropping the price and delivering it in primer and we can paint it whatever color we like. I thought the looks of the front end was the worst thing about the 3rd Gen mini, but they seem to be trying to outdo themselves with each successive model.