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Mini John Cooper Works Paceman (2014)

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Mini John Cooper Works Paceman (2014) review: 37 facts and highlights

Mini John Cooper Works Paceman (2014)
Mini John Cooper Works Paceman (2014)
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Why is Mini John Cooper Works Paceman (2014) better than the average?

  • higher maximum torque
    260Nmvs172.96Nm
  • greater cargo volume (seats down)
    1079lvs1043.84l
  • longer wheelbase
    2.6mvs2.54m
  • longer basic warranty (years)
    4yrsvs3.94yrs
  • more cylinders
    4vs3.77
  • more valves
    16vs15.03
  • more airbags
    7vs6.18
  • faster top speed
    222km/hvs179.2km/h

Top specs, facts and figures

General info

1.Has fully independent suspension
Mini John Cooper Works Paceman (2014)

This allows all four wheels to move up and down independently, providing a smoother ride when, for example, going over bumps in the road.

2. higher Euro NCAP rating

5

The European New Car Assessment Programme (Euro NCAP) carries out safety tests for new vehicles, providing an overall rating for each car’s safety. It covers different areas such as safety for an adult occupant, child occupant or pedestrian.

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Ford Fiesta ST (2014)

6

3.Has air suspension
Mini John Cooper Works Paceman (2014)

Air suspension offers a smoother ride than the traditional steel spring suspension. It is also often adjustable, allowing you to raise or lower it based on the type of driving you are doing.

4. longer basic warranty (years)

4yrs

The basic warranty of a car covers all aspects other than parts which are subject to normal wear and tear, such as windscreen wipers and brake pads. It lasts either a certain number of years or amount of kilometres driven.

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Unlimited yrs

5.Has a petrol (gasoline) engine
Mini John Cooper Works Paceman (2014)

A petrol (gasoline) engine offers several advantages over diesel. For example the engines tend to be lighter and cheaper than their diesel counterparts. Petrol engines also tend to have higher horsepower, and the fuel is more readily available.

6. longer drivetrain warranty (km)

80000km

The drivetrain warranty covers parts of the car such as the engine, transmission, driveshaft etc. This is usually longer than the basic warranty. It lasts either a certain number of years or amount of kilometres driven.

Best

Hyundai Veloster (2014)

160934km

Dimensions

1. greater cargo volume (seats down)

1079l

A larger cargo area is more practical as it allows you to transport more things. With some vehicles you can put the rear seats down in order to gain more space for cargo.

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Fiat Doblo 1.4 (2014)

3200l

2. shorter length

4.12m

Best

Renault Twizy EV 13kW (2014)

2.34m

3. greater cargo volume

331l

A larger cargo area is more practical as it allows you to transport more things.

Best

Mini Clubman (2014)

1068l

4. longer wheelbase

2.6m

The wheelbase is the distance between the center of the front and rear wheels. A longer wheelbase provides the car with more stability and a smoother ride (although a shorter wheelbase can provide more responsive handling).

Best

BMW 5 Series Gran Turismo 535i (2014)

3.07m

5.weight

1.48t

Best

Opel Ampera Positiv (2014)

1.69kg

6.width

1.79m

Best

Peugeot 208 Allure (2014)

1m

Speed

1. faster top speed

222km/h

The fastest speed that the car can reach.

Best

Renault Megane RS 265 (2014)

255km/h

2. faster acceleration (0-100)

6.5s

The time it takes for the car to accelerate from 0-100 kilometres per hour.

Best

Renault Megane RS 265 (2014)

6s

3. lower coefficient of drag

0.36Cd

The coefficient of drag is one measurement of how well air travels around a vehicle. A lower value means it is more aerodynamic and the engine doesn't have to work as hard. It can result in faster speeds and lower fuel consumption.

Best

Toyota Prius Two (2014)

0.25Cd

Engine

1. better fuel economy (city)

9.4l/100 km

Fuel economy is a measurement of fuel efficiency, based on how far you can travel with a certain amount of petrol (gasoline). A lower fuel economy means the car will be cheaper to run.

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Peugeot 301 Berline (2014)

0l/100 km

2. better fuel economy (combined)

8.7l/100 km

Fuel economy is a measurement of fuel efficiency, based on how far you can travel with a certain amount of petrol (gasoline). A lower fuel economy means the car will be cheaper to run.

Best

Peugeot 301 Berline (2014)

0l/100 km

3. higher maximum torque

260Nm

Torque is a measurement of an engine’s power, closely related to horsepower. More torque indicates a more powerful car, and is also a good indication of its acceleration.

Best

BMW 5 Series Gran Turismo 535i (2014)

400Nm

4. better fuel economy (highway)

7.6l/100 km

Fuel economy is a measurement of fuel efficiency, based on how far you can travel with a certain amount of petrol (gasoline). A lower fuel economy means the car will be cheaper to run.

Best

Peugeot 301 Berline (2014)

0l/100 km

5.Has a turbocharged engine
Mini John Cooper Works Paceman (2014)

A turbocharger compresses the air entering the cylinders, allowing more air (and therefore more fuel) to be added - resulting in a more powerful explosion. This leads to an increase in horsepower without increasing the size and weight of the engine.

6. larger fuel tank

47l

A larger fuel tank means that you have to stop to refill less often.

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Kia Rio LX (2015)

73l

Features

1.Has Bluetooth
Mini John Cooper Works Paceman (2014)

Bluetooth is a wireless technology that allows you to easily transfer data between different devices, such as smartphones, tablets and computers.

2.Has stolen vehicle tracking system
Mini John Cooper Works Paceman (2014)

The vehicle has a tracking system that utilises GPS, allowing you to locate it in case it is stolen.

3.Has ISOFIX/LATCH
Mini John Cooper Works Paceman (2014)

ISOFIX (also known as LATCH) is a standard system of attachment points for child safety seats, allowing them to be fitted quickly and safely.

4.Has smart key as standard
Mini John Cooper Works Paceman (2014)

A smart key is a wireless key that offers several benefits over a traditional key. For example when you approach the car the doors will automatically unlock, and you can turn the engine on with the press of a button.

5.Has height-adjustable seat belts
Mini John Cooper Works Paceman (2014)

Height-adjustable seat belts permit passengers of different sizes to move the seat belt up or down for improved comfort. They are also especially useful for increasing the safety of children.

6.Has regenerative braking
Mini John Cooper Works Paceman (2014)

Hybrids and electric cars use regenerative braking, which captures the kinetic energy produced by braking and converts it into electricity. This then charges the battery, effectively increasing the car’s fuel efficiency.

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