The 2020 MINI Cooper SE could also be quick on vary, however it’s positively lengthy on character and is a very enjoyable little EV to drive. We spent a while behind the wheel of 1 in January and provided our preliminary driving impressions in our 2020 MINI Cooper SE first-drive review.
We got here away with the impression that, though it is not a purpose-built EV on a devoted electrical platform, MINI did a very nice job on it. Plus, with a beginning value of underneath $30k, MINI would most likely discover fairly a number of individuals keen to drive one dwelling from the dealership. Nonetheless, that might be underneath the phrases of a purchase order, as a result of sadly, MINI decided not to lease the Cooper SE in the United States.
That suspicion was confirmed when MINI announced that they had already made 11,000 Cooper SEs in about half a 12 months of manufacturing. Whereas that may not sound like an enormous determine, MINI is not a high-volume model and worldwide annual gross sales are solely about 350,000 for all MINI fashions mixed.
Within the above video, Alex Dykes of the YouTube channel Alex on Autos does considered one of his unbelievable assessment movies on the MINI Cooper SE. I’ve shared vehicles with Alex on a few media drives and have the utmost respect for his work and this assessment is not any exception.
We have seen quite a lot of evaluations on the Cooper SE however actually, this one might very properly be probably the most thorough and informative one on the market, so we determined to share it with the InsideEVs viewers.
So take a look at the video and tell us in the event you agree that Alex did a bang-up job on it. As all the time, please go away your ideas within the remark part under.