Mini estimates that the base Paceman accelerates from zero to 60 mph in 9. The Paceman doesn't have the latest iteration of Mini's interior design found in the new Hardtop, but it still feels inspired with its array of switches, upscale materials and, of course, that huge speedometer that engulfs the center dash. This system's controller knob is also too small and fiddly to use, though you do get a lot of functionality here, including voice recognition and smartphone app integration. What that means is the Paceman's heavier body shell no longer gets held back by the old non-turbo 1. Adding several hundred pounds to the equation mitigates transient response, although in this area the distinctions become less tangible.
Why You Can Trust Us U. Even with the automatic in manual mode, the shifts are deliberate, but not a performance asset. I purchased a car at another dealership. Inevitably, mass will have its say in matters of acceleration and general dynamics. For more zip, you can move up to the Cooper S Paceman, which uses a turbocharged 1.
Then, add a margin or profit dealers love the word profit of typically anywhere from 3% to 5% over cost to arrive at a purchase target price. The optional infotainment system features smartphone integration and voice recognition, but its 6. Mine used to be the Clubman, but it's temporarily unavailable while undergoing a wholesale six-door transformation so I'll reserve judgment on the finished product until I've spent time with it. Compared with the current two-door hatchback, the Paceman provides just 4 more cubic feet of maximum luggage space. The hatchback Paceman seats four on standard leatherette upholstery. Not available with special finance, lease and some other offers.
A new 17-inch wheel design is standard on Cooper and Cooper S variants along with optional five-star triangle spoke 17-inch wheels. Whether the Paceman is your personal favourite Mini or not, the very fact that it exists proves that the Brits at Bracknell, Berkshire think completely outside of the box, not to mention are a very brave bunch. See your dealer for details. Fuel economy is subpar for the class, at 23-27 mpg in the city and 29-33 mpg on the highway. Overview The 2015 Mini Paceman offers two 1. The Paceman's interior is dressed with distinctive styling flourishes that will be familiar to previous-generation Mini owners, including an oversized speedometer located in the center of the dash. The cabin carries the eccentric, charming elements we've come to expect in a Mini.
The good news is that same Jungle Green shade we swooned over on the Countryman is also going to be available on the Paceman. Vehicle Details The 2015 Paceman has a 4-passenger cabin and rear seats that fold to create up to 38. Overview The 2015 Mini Paceman offers two 1. The Paceman's twin buckets reduce total occupancy to four, but these perches are comfortable and almost as supportive as the front sport seats while providing large enough side bolsters to keep those in the rear from flying about during hard cornering. New standard and optionally available light-alloy wheels with reduced weight have also been made available. But the Paceman is also stuck with small and sometimes frustrating controls that value form over function, and the Mini Connected infotainment system's 6. In Edmunds brake testing, a Paceman S with summer tires stopped from 60 mph in 120 feet, a disappointingly long distance for a sporting hatchback with performance rubber.
Rain-sensing windshield wipers come standard, and rear parking sensors are available. See your dealer for details. Critics panned it for its tighter rear quarters and lack of cargo space, Photo: Karen Tuggay, Canadian Auto Press but fans bought them up by the boatload because they were cool, unique and great looking. Our team has more than 75 years of combined automotive industry experience. Conclusion The Mini Paceman gets the benefit of being a really unique vehicle. Essentially a two-door version of the Mini Cooper Countryman crossover, the Paceman retains that charming styling, but it's about 10 inches longer and 4 inches taller than the humble hatchback. Using the elongated architecture that supports the five-door Countryman, the three-door Paceman is about the same size as a —not exactly elephantine, but far from petite.
Have not been this happy with a car since my last 911 Carrera converatible! It has the 2-door design of the Hardtop, the slightly higher ground clearance and available all-wheel drive of the Countryman, and the sweeping profile of the Coupe. And you feel it too. A navigation system can be added to the Mini Connected package at additional cost. It slices through corners with ease, even as its centrally mounted speedometer climbs. If those are upright, the space dramatically drops to just 330 liters 11.
Even with its base, 121-horsepower engine the Mini Cooper Paceman is enjoyable. There are numerous upholstery types, interior colours, interior trims and Colour Lines to choose from. And remember, the Mini's long and temping list of options can add thousands. Last buy hardly least, a larger set of horizontal wrap-around tail lamps add a sporty touch. Roominess is always appreciated, but there are a number of sporty hatchbacks on the market with as much or more space at their disposal.
The Paceman's interior is dressed with distinctive styling flourishes that will be familiar to previous-generation Mini owners, including an oversized speedometer located in the center of the dash. Other offerings include leather seating, rear park-assist sensor and roof rails. Compared with the current two-door hatchback, the Paceman provides just 4 more cubic feet of maximum luggage space. What We Think The 2015 Mini Paceman is for those who want a larger and more practical Mini but want something sportier than the four-door Countryman. Experience the Difference at the Highline Motor Group! As with other Minis, you can get the Paceman in base trim, as a more spirited S model, or with the high-performance John Cooper Works package.