2019 MINI Clubman
- Revamped trim structures
- Altered standard and optional equipment availability
- Part of the second Clubman generation introduced for 2016
- Excellent handling, even in the base model
- High-quality cabin materials
- Many customization options
- All-wheel drive, a rarity in this class, is available
- More expensive than similarly equipped compact hatchbacks
- Base engine acceleration is a bit pokey
- Not quite as fun to drive as the four-door Mini Hardtop
2019 MINI Clubman pricingin Ashburn, VA
Which Clubman does Edmunds recommend?
Edmunds' Expert Review
Overall rating7.9 / 10
The classic Mini Hardtop invokes images of rally car racing and a high-speed caper through the streets of Turin or Los Angeles, depending on which decade you were born. Think of the 2019 Mini Clubman as the Hardtop's more responsible older sibling. With more usable interior space than the other small cars in Mini's lineup, the Clubman is the ideal pick for drivers who desire fun and practicality in equal measure.
The Clubman slots between the four-door Hardtop and the Countryman small crossover in Mini's lineup. Its moderate weight and balanced handling give it the driving dynamics smaller Minis are known for, while a longer wheelbase allows for more backseat legroom and a spacious cargo hold that is nearly the same size as the Countryman's. The Clubman offers the best of both worlds, as long as you upgrade to the turbocharged four-cylinder in the Cooper S to bolster its performance.
2019 MINI Clubman configurations
The 2019 Mini Clubman is for people who love the driving and handling characteristics of a Mini but need more rear-seat room and cargo space than the four-door Hardtop provides. All three models — Cooper, Cooper S and John Cooper Works — have similar feature content but are differentiated by the engines underhood. From there, buyers choose between three trim levels (Classic, Signature and Iconic) with an increasing variety of features. A healthy number of styling, performance and luxury upgrades are available on most models.
Powering the Cooper is a turbocharged three-cylinder engine (134 horsepower, 162 pound-feet of torque) paired to your choice of a six-speed manual or a six-speed automatic transmission. Although it's the base trim, the Classic is still well-equipped. Feature highlights include 16-inch alloy wheels, automatic wipers, foglights, heated mirrors, rear parking sensors,height-adjustable front seats, simulated leather upholstery, a 60/40-split folding rear seat and multicolor ambient lighting. Among the standard tech items are Bluetooth, a 6.5-inch central display, a rearview camera, and a six-speaker sound system with a USB port.
Stepping up to the Cooper S adds a turbocharged 2.0-liter four-cylinder engine (189 hp, 207 lb-ft) mated to the six-speed manual or an eight-speed automatic (steering-wheel-mounted paddle shifters are optional). It also gets 17-inch wheels, dual exhaust tips, extra styling flourishes, and front sport seats with adjustable thigh support.
The most powerful Clubman is the John Cooper Works model. Motivated by a more potent version of the turbocharged four-cylinder (228 hp, 258 lb-ft), this Clubman comes only with all-wheel drive. Upgrades include 18-inch wheels, LED headlights, cornering lights, a rear spoiler, a sport-tuned suspension, keyless entry, a sport steering wheel, more aggressively bolstered sport seats, and simulated suede and cloth upholstery.
Features added by the Signature trim differ slightly depending on model, but generally, it adds a panoramic sunroof, keyless entry, heated front seats, dual-zone automatic climate control, frontal collision warning, adaptive cruise control, automatic high-beam control and touchscreen functionality. Cooper models get 16-or 17-inch wheels, Cooper S versions get adjustable driving modes, and JCW models get adaptive dampers. Selecting the Signature trim also opens the door to additional paint choices, interior dashboard appliques and upholstery choices.
The Signature's Premium package further adds power-folding mirrors, auto-dimming interior and exterior mirrors, chrome exterior trim, LED headlights and foglights, cornering lights, satellite radio and a 12-speaker Harman Kardon audio system.
The Iconic trim includes those upgrades, plus power-adjustable front seats, a 40/20/40-split rear seat, leather upholstery, a navigation system, wireless charging, an 8.8-inch touchscreen and a spare tire. Depending on powertrain choice, selecting the Iconic trim will add different features. Cooper and Cooper S models get a choice of several 17- and 18-inch wheel styles, while Cooper S and JCW models get adaptive suspension dampers.
Many of the above options can be ordered separately. A Driver Assistance package for Signature and Iconic trims adds front parking sensors, adaptive cruise control, a head-up display and an automated parallel parking system. Additional stand-alone options include exterior and interior styling modifications, all-season tires and roof rails.
Each vehicle typically comes in multiple versions that are fundamentally similar. The ratings in this review are based on a full test of the Mini Clubman Cooper Hatchback (turbo 1.5L inline-3 | 6-speed automatic | FWD).
NOTE: Since this test was conducted in 2016, the current Clubman has received some revisions, including a revamped trim structure in 2019. Our findings remain applicable to this year's Clubman, however.
Noise & vibration6.5
Ease of use8.5
Getting in/getting out8.0
Child safety seat accommodation8.5
Audio & navigation8.0
Features & Specs
Our experts’ favorite Clubman safety features:
- Parking Assistant
- Guides the Clubman into a parallel parking spot with minimal driver involvement.
- Park Distance Control
- Alerts the driver as the Clubman approaches an object while backing up.
- Active Driving Assistant
- Keeps a set distance between the Clubman and the vehicle in front when cruise control is active.
Mini Clubman vs. the competition
2019 Mini Clubman
2019 Mini Countryman
Mini Clubman vs. Mini Countryman
Compared to the Clubman, the Countryman is taller and wider and it has a larger back seat. It's still sporty by small crossover standards, but the Countryman doesn't quite deliver the sharp handling promised by the Mini nameplate. It's also a little porky, so it doesn't feel as quick as others in the lineup. To learn more about the Countryman, read Edmunds' long-term road test of the 2018 Mini Countryman S E Hybrid.
Mini Clubman vs. Mini Hardtop 4 Door
The Mini Hardtop is the car you think of when someone says "Mini Cooper." Available in two- and four-door configurations, the Hardtop is the sportiest and least expensive car Mini offers. It's also the smallest, and even the four-door doesn't have much room in the back. If you plan on traveling with more than one passenger, the Clubman is the way to go. To learn more about the Hardtop, read Edmunds' long-term road test of the 2014 Mini Hardtop 2 Door.
Mini Clubman vs. BMW X1
Comparing a Mini against a BMW isn't that far-fetched. If you begin your Clubman search at the Cooper S level (our recommended powertrain), you'll find the X1 isn't much more expensive and has a similar set of features. If you're looking for a relatively inexpensive luxury car, the X1 is a step up from the Clubman. But if you want a vehicle with sporty driving dynamics, the Mini is our choice.
2019 MINI Clubman for Sale
The 2019 Mini Clubman is a five-seat compact wagon that offers more passenger and cargo room than Mini's smaller Hardtop model yet provides the fun driving experience the automaker is known for. As with other vehicles in the lineup, Mini has altered its powertrain and trim offerings for 2019. Three powertrains are available: a turbocharged three-cylinder (Cooper), a turbocharged four-cylinder (Cooper S) and a more potent version of the turbo-four (John Cooper Works). Manual and automatic transmissions are available regardless of powertrain choice.
For power, the Clubman Cooper has a turbocharged three-cylinder engine producing 134 horsepower and 162 pound-feet of torque. We think it's a fine engine for around-town driving, but Mini enthusiasts won't be blown away by its acceleration, which is lackluster.
We think the turbocharged four-cylinder engine (producing 189 hp and 207 lb-ft) in the Cooper S is an affordable upgrade. It also adds performance bits such as a dual exhaust, sport seats and an aggressive body kit. The John Cooper Works is the most powerful Clubman available, with 228 hp and 258 lb-ft on tap and a handful of performance enhancements, including larger wheels, a sport-tuned suspension and a rear spoiler. It's a fairly pricey upgrade from the Cooper S, though some of that is due to the inclusion of the standard all-wheel-drive system. On the bright side, fuel economy estimates are nearly identical to those for the Cooper S.
No matter which engine you go with, the Clubman is sold in three trim levels. The base Classic is fairly well-equipped, with standard features that include automatic headlights and wipers, heated mirrors, rear parking sensors, a 6.5-inch central display and a rearview camera. Stepping up to the Signature adds a panoramic sunroof, keyless entry, heated front seats, dual-zone automatic climate control, forward collision warning and adaptive cruise control. The Signature also opens the door to additional paint choices, interior dashboard appliques and upholstery choices. The top-level Iconic trim further adds leather upholstery, a navigation system and a 12-speaker sound system, among other upgrades. A number of appearance upgrades are available on the Signature and Iconic trim levels.
The Clubman's high degree of customizability comes at a price, and no matter how you slice it, the Clubman is expensive compared to rival hatchbacks and wagons. But its BMW-grade interior materials and construction, sporty handling characteristics and fun-to-drive demeanor help elevate it above the rest. With so many options to choose from, you can ensure that your Mini stands out in the crowd. Use Edmunds' acclaimed shopping tools to configure, price and find your perfect Mini Clubman.
2019 MINI Clubman Overview
The 2019 MINI Clubman is offered in the following submodels: Clubman Hatchback, Clubman John Cooper Works ALL4. Available styles include Cooper S ALL4 4dr Hatchback AWD (2.0L 4cyl Turbo 6M), Cooper S 4dr Hatchback (2.0L 4cyl Turbo 6M), Cooper 4dr Hatchback (1.5L 3cyl Turbo 6M), Cooper ALL4 4dr Hatchback AWD (1.5L 3cyl Turbo 6M), and John Cooper Works ALL4 4dr Hatchback AWD (2.0L 4cyl Turbo 6M).
What do people think of the 2019 MINI Clubman?
Consumer ratings and reviews are also available for the 2019 MINI Clubman and all its trim types. 0 Edmunds consumer reviews allow users to sift through aggregated consumer reviews to understand what other drivers are saying about any vehicle in our database. Detailed rating breakdowns (including performance, comfort, value, interior, exterior design, build quality, and reliability) are available as well to provide shoppers with a comprehensive understanding of why customers like the 2019 Clubman.
Edmunds Expert Reviews
Edmunds experts have compiled a robust series of ratings and reviews for the 2019 MINI Clubman and all model years in our database. Our rich content includes expert reviews and recommendations for the 2019 Clubman featuring deep dives into trim levels and features, performance, mpg, safety, interior, and driving. Edmunds also offers expert ratings, road test and performance data, long-term road tests, first-drive reviews, video reviews and more.
Our Review Process
This review was written by a member of Edmunds' editorial team of expert car reviewers. Our team drives every car you can buy. We put the vehicles through rigorous testing, evaluating how they drive and comparing them in detail to their competitors.
We're also regular people like you, so we pay attention to all the different ways people use their cars every day. We want to know if there's enough room for our families and our weekend gear and whether or not our favorite drink fits in the cupholder. Our editors want to help you make the best decision on a car that fits your life.
What's a good price for a New 2019 MINI Clubman?
2019 MINI Clubman Cooper S ALL4 4dr Hatchback AWD (2.0L 4cyl Turbo 6M)
The 2019 MINI Clubman Cooper S ALL4 4dr Hatchback AWD (2.0L 4cyl Turbo 6M) can be purchased for less than the Manufacturer’s Suggested Retail Price (aka MSRP) of $31,750. The average price paid for a new 2019 MINI Clubman Cooper S ALL4 4dr Hatchback AWD (2.0L 4cyl Turbo 6M) is trending $5,459 below the manufacturer’s MSRP.
Edmunds members save an average of $5,459 by getting upfront special offers. The estimated special offer price in your area is$26,291.
The average savings for the 2019 MINI Clubman Cooper S ALL4 4dr Hatchback AWD (2.0L 4cyl Turbo 6M) is17.2% below the MSRP.Available Inventory:
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2019 MINI Clubman Cooper S 4dr Hatchback (2.0L 4cyl Turbo 6M)
The 2019 MINI Clubman Cooper S 4dr Hatchback (2.0L 4cyl Turbo 6M) can be purchased for less than the Manufacturer’s Suggested Retail Price (aka MSRP) of $47,250. The average price paid for a new 2019 MINI Clubman Cooper S 4dr Hatchback (2.0L 4cyl Turbo 6M) is trending $5,517 below the manufacturer’s MSRP.
Edmunds members save an average of $5,517 by getting upfront special offers. The estimated special offer price in your area is$41,734.
The average savings for the 2019 MINI Clubman Cooper S 4dr Hatchback (2.0L 4cyl Turbo 6M) is11.7% below the MSRP.Available Inventory:
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2019 MINI Clubman Cooper ALL4 4dr Hatchback AWD (1.5L 3cyl Turbo 6M)
The 2019 MINI Clubman Cooper ALL4 4dr Hatchback AWD (1.5L 3cyl Turbo 6M) can be purchased for less than the Manufacturer’s Suggested Retail Price (aka MSRP) of $27,750. The average price paid for a new 2019 MINI Clubman Cooper ALL4 4dr Hatchback AWD (1.5L 3cyl Turbo 6M) is trending $4,499 below the manufacturer’s MSRP.
Edmunds members save an average of $4,499 by getting upfront special offers. The estimated special offer price in your area is$23,252.
The average savings for the 2019 MINI Clubman Cooper ALL4 4dr Hatchback AWD (1.5L 3cyl Turbo 6M) is16.2% below the MSRP.Available Inventory:
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2019 MINI Clubman Cooper 4dr Hatchback (1.5L 3cyl Turbo 6M)
The 2019 MINI Clubman Cooper 4dr Hatchback (1.5L 3cyl Turbo 6M) can be purchased for less than the Manufacturer’s Suggested Retail Price (aka MSRP) of $36,900. The average price paid for a new 2019 MINI Clubman Cooper 4dr Hatchback (1.5L 3cyl Turbo 6M) is trending $3,320 below the manufacturer’s MSRP.
Edmunds members save an average of $3,320 by getting upfront special offers. The estimated special offer price in your area is$33,580.
The average savings for the 2019 MINI Clubman Cooper 4dr Hatchback (1.5L 3cyl Turbo 6M) is9% below the MSRP.Available Inventory:
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