It's a piece of history with modern underpinnings, BMW-engineered suspension and steering, chock-full of comfort and safety features, hatchback utility, free scheduled maintenance for three years/36,000 miles.
Not enough horsepower in base model, questionable seat comfort, not much room for passengers and cargo, some low-grade interior materials.
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2006 mini cooper Convertible Gas Mileage
2006 mini cooper S 2dr Convertible (1.6L 4cyl S/C 6M), 6-speed manual, premium unleaded (required) 24 combined MPG 22 city MPG/29 highway MPG
2006 mini cooper 2dr Convertible (1.6L 4cyl 5M), 5-speed manual, premium unleaded (required) 27 combined MPG 24 city MPG/32 highway MPG
used 2006 MINI Cooper Convertible Overview
The used 2006 MINI Cooper Convertible is offered in the following styles: S 2dr Convertible (1.6L 4cyl S/C 6M), and 2dr Convertible (1.6L 4cyl 5M). Pre-owned Cooper Convertible models are available with a 1.6-liter gas engine, with output up to 168 hp, depending on engine type. The used 2006 Cooper Convertible comes with front wheel drive. Available transmissions include: 6-speed manual, 5-speed manual.
What's a good price on a used 2006 MINI Cooper Convertible?
Price comparisons for used 2006 MINI Cooper trim styles:
The used 2006 MINI Cooper Base is priced around $6632 with average odometer reading of 90185 miles.
The used 2006 MINI Cooper S is priced around $7364 with average odometer reading of 83457 miles.
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Review if you don't like strangers looking,asking questions,or huddled around your car when you go to get in it at the bank,store, restaurant ect . this may not be the car for you because trust me it will happen !!! if you love to drive ,have fun driving,love life,are a happy person then you need to own one !!!!
What options are available on the 2006 MINI Cooper Convertible?
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Available MINI Cooper 2006 Convertible Trims: John Cooper Works, Base, S
Exterior Colors: Pepper White, Chili Red, Midnight Black Metallic, Blazing Red Metallic, White Silver Metallic, Volcanic Orange, Pure Silver Metallic, Deep Blue Metallic, Dark Silver Metallic, Thunder Gray Metallic, Astro Black Metallic, Electric Blue Metallic, Sparkling Silver Metallic, Laser Blue Metallic, Lightning Blue Metallic, Spice Orange Metallic, Eclipse Gray Metallic, Horizon Blue Metallic , Ice Blue, British Racing Green II Metallic, Iced Chocolate Metallic, Oxygen Blue, British Racing Green II, Moonwalk Gray Metallic, Highclass Gray Metallic, Mellow Yellow, Hot Chocolate Metallic, Interchange Yellow, Velvet Silver Metallic, Hyper Blue Metallic, Kite Blue Metallic, Jet Black, Melting Silver Metallic, Indi Blue Metallic, Lapisluxury Blue, Caribbean Aqua Metallic, British Racing Green Metallic, John Cooper Works Rebel Green, Laguna Green Metallic, Purple Haze Metallic, Reef Blue Metallic, Solid Gold Metallic
Interior Colors: Checkered Carbon Black/Black cloth, Carbon Black Cross Punch leather, Checkered Carbon Black/Carbon Black cloth, Double Stripe Carbon Black premium cloth, Carbon Black leather/sueded microfiber, Carbon Black SensaTec leatherette, Carbon Black leatherette, Grey/Carbon Black leatherette, Black Pearl leatherette/cloth, Carbon Black leather/cloth, MINI Yours Carbon Black Lounge leather, Lounge Carbon Black leather, Panther Black/Panther Black, Black/Panther Black, Black Pearl leather/cloth, Diamond Carbon Black leather/cloth, Carbon Black Lounge leather, Pacific Blue/Carbon Black leather/cloth, Punch Carbon Black leather, Gravity Tuscan Beige leather, Panther Black Leather, Black/Panther Black leatherette, Gravity Polar Beige leather, Gray/Black, Malt Brown Chesterfield leather, Panther Black leather, Satellite Grey Lounge leather, Black/Black leatherette, Cordoba Beige, Gravity Tuscan Beige/Tuscan Beige leather, Gray/Carbon Black leatherette, John Cooper Works Black Checkered cloth, Lounge Toffee leather, Toffee Lounge leather, Carbon Black Dinamica/Cloth leather/cloth, Dark Truffle Cross Punch leather, Diamond Satellite Gray leather/cloth, Lounge Classic Green leather, Lounge Dark Truffle leather, Red/Carbon Black leather/cloth, Rooster Red/Carbon Black leather/cloth, Space Gray/Panther Black, Carbon Black Checkered cloth, Cross Check Toffee/Carbon Black leather/cloth, Dark Blue leather, Gray/Black leatherette, Lapis Blue/Magnesium Gray, Lounge Hot Chocolate leather, Lounge Redwood Red/Redwood Red leather, Lounge Satellite Gray leather, MINI Yours Satellite Grey Lounge leather, Malt Brown leather, Octagon Tartan Red/Black leather/cloth, Panther Black/Gray, Polar Beige Gravity leather, Polar Beige/Carbon Black Cross Check leather/cloth, Ray Rooster Red/Carbon Black leather/cloth, Space Gray/Magnesium Gray, Space Gray/Panther Black cloth
Popular Features: Post-collision safety system, Trip Computer, Aux Audio Inputs, Stability Control, Audio and cruise controls on steering wheel, Bluetooth, Auto Climate Control, USB Inputs, Multi-Zone Climate Control, Automatic Emergency Braking, Heated seats, Electronic Folding Mirrors, Sunroof/Moonroof, Upgraded Stereo, Keyless Entry/Start, Upgraded Headlights, Navigation, Fold Flat Rear Seats, Parking sensors, Rear Bench Seats, Soft Top, Tire Pressure Warning, Alarm, Back-up camera, Heads up display