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Auto Shows 2020 Mini Cooper SE Priced Cheaper Than a Nissan Leaf

16:26  16 november  2019
16:26  16 november  2019 Source:   motortrend.com

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The 2020 Mini Cooper SE will carry a starting price of just over ,000 when it goes on sale in early March. Learn more pricing and specs here! This price tag makes it much cheaper than a base Chevrolet Bolt. Recently updated to deliver 259 miles on a charge, the 2020 Bolt will cost you ,495.

The price point of the Mini Cooper SE , starting at ,750, puts it in line with competitors including the Nissan Leaf . This fully electric vehicle will go on sale in The SE preserves the distinctive appearance and sense of fun that characterize other Mini Cooper models. The car is based on the Mini Hardtop

Mini has finally announced prices for its first all-electric vehicle in a decade. The 2020 Mini Cooper SE will carry a starting price of $30,750 when it goes on sale in early March.

a car parked on the side of a road: 2020 Mini Cooper SE front three quarter © Motor Trend Staff 2020 Mini Cooper SE front three quarter

This price tag makes it much cheaper than a base Chevrolet Bolt. Recently updated to deliver 259 miles on a charge, the 2020 Bolt will cost you $37,495. The all-electric Mini Cooper also starts for less coin than the 2019 Nissan Leaf, priced from $30,885. The Leaf Plus, which offers up to 226 miles of range, ahead of the standard Leaf's 150 miles, goes from $37,445. Keep in mind that these prices don't include federal and state tax credits. Federal credits have dropped on the Bolt because GM has reached its sales cap of 200,000 plug-in vehicles.

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This all-new 2020 Mini Cooper SE has a range of 114 miles, a solid decade later. That’s, uh, pretty shitty. Really, if you’re a budget-conscious EV buyer, a Nissan Leaf starts under 30 grand and goes 150 miles per charge. Or you could find a two-year-old Fiat 500e for under ,000.

That's the essential premise of the 2020 Mini Cooper SE , which offers a mere 110 miles of EPA-rated range The Cooper SE 's ,750 entry point makes it less expensive than even the Hyundai Ioniq After the 00 federal tax credit, the Cooper SE costs ,250, and that's a mighty nice price for Not that we imagine too many people considering the Cooper SE will be cross shopping the Leaf (or

Whether or not the Mini Cooper SE price represents a good deal will depend a lot on how the EV keeps up in the range wars. Unfortunately, U.S. range estimates for the Mini are not available at this time. The EV is rated to travel 235-270 kilometers (146-168 miles) on the European cycle, which is typically more generous than the EPA's rating system.

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Nissan plans to introduce the 2019 Nissan Leaf Plus this spring with more power for sportier driving, as well as a longer, 226-mile electric range. Mini revealed details of its upcoming 2020 Mini Cooper S E, which it envisions as a reborn hot-hatchback, powered by electricity.

Nissan ’s base Leaf is priced within a few bucks of the electric Mini and comes with a larger 40 kW battery pack that’s guaranteed to deliver more miles per charge. BMW Group has suggested the Mini Cooper SE has retained the gas-driven Hardtop’s nimble demeanor — making it ideal around town

What we do know is the little Mini makes 181 hp and 199 lb-ft of torque from its electric motor. Routing power to the front wheels, the car is estimated by the automaker to hit 60 mph in 6.9 seconds. Hopefully that's a conservative estimate, because that number would make it slower than many mainstream EVs we've tested. Top speed on the Mini is 93 mph.

The all-electric Mini Cooper will come with a reasonable number of standard features, including LED headlights and foglights, a 6.5-inch display with navigation and Apple CarPlay, heated front seats, leatherette upholstery, and active driving assistant with forward collision warning. AC charging is standard with up to 7.4 kW, and DC fast charging is also standard and can deliver an 80-percent charge in 35 minutes. Two higher trims will also be available. Mini says the EV will be available at its dealerships across the U.S.

The Mini Cooper SE makes its North American debut at the 2019 LA Auto Show.

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