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What is a Mini Salt Pack?  What is a Mini Pepper Pack?  What is a Mini Chilli Pack?

If you are new to Mini it can become very confusing trying to understand the different specification used Minis actually have.  I still get confused, so to make things easier for us all I have created this page to help summarise the different Mini Packs available!  The packs below refer to the 2nd Generation R55 & R56 Mini’s, but they have mainly stayed the same throughout the model years (which are also explained below!)

What is a Mini Salt Pack?
Available on MINI One models:

What is a Mini Pepper Pack?
Available on MINI One and Cooper models
(In addition to the Salt pack)

What is a Mini Chilli Pack?
Available on Cooper, Cooper S, & JCW models
(In addition to the Pepper Pack)

GEN 1 –

  • Velour floor mats
  • Passenger seat height adjustment
  • Storage Compartment pack (Glove box, map pockets)
  • Front Fog Lights
  • Silver interior trim (FOC option)
  • Interior lights pack
  • On board computer
  • Rev Counter

GEN 1 –

  • Leather steering wheel
  • Heated mirrors & washer jets
  • Chrome line exterior (Bumper trim, grille, & Tailgate handle)
  • 15″ 8 spoke Alloy Wheels (standard on cooper)

GEN 1 –

  • 3 spoke Leather steering wheel
  • 16″ Alloy Wheels (17″ on Cooper S)
  • Rear Roof spoiler
  • Sport suspension
  • Half leather sports seats
  • Xenon Headlights (Cooper S)

 

GEN 2 –

  • Leather steering wheel
  • Heated mirrors & Washer jets
  • Chrome line exterior
  • 15″ Alloy wheels (standard on cooper)
  • Auto Air conditioning (2010+ LCI models)
  • Bluetooth & DAB Radio (2010+ Lci models)

GEN 2 –

  • 3 spoke Leather steering wheel
  • 16″ Alloy Wheels (17″ on Cooper S)
  • Rear Roof spoiler
  • Sport suspension
  • Half leather sports seats
  • Auto Air Conditioning (2010+ LCI models)
  • Bluetooth & DAB Radio (2010+ Lci models)
  • Xenon Headlights (Cooper S)

 

Gen 3 (Up to 2018) –

  • Leather steering wheel
  • Floor mats
  • Passenger seat height adjustment
  • Storage compartment pack
  • Rain sensitive wipers
  • Auto light activation
  • Dual zone Auto Air Conditioning
  • Interior lights pack
  • Mirror covers in body colour (standard on cooper)
  • 16″ Loop spoke Alloy wheels (Cooper)

GEN 3 (Up to 2018) –

  • Multifunction steering wheel
  • Mini Driving modes
  • LED Fog lights
  • LED Headlights
  • White indicator lenses (standard Cooper S)
  • Half Leather sports seats
  • 17″ Alloy Wheels

What is a Mini TLC pack?

This is a service package that includes standard servicing and brake fluid changes for 5 years / 50,000 miles.

What is a MINI TLC XL Pack?

TLC XL is an extension of the above TLC pack, up to 8 Years / 80,000 miles

What is a Mini Visibility Pack?

Heated mirrors, Auto lights, & Quick clearing windscreen

What is Media XL?

Satellite Navigation with 8.8″ colour screen, enhanced Bluetooth connectivity, front-centre armrest, sport leather steering wheel and multi-function steering wheel controls.

What is MINI Visual Boost?

6.5” screen & Bluetooth audio

What is MINI Connected?

Allows you to integrate your mobile device with your car so that you can access apps on the move.

What is MINI Excitement pack?

An App that works through Mini Connected system that analyses your driving styles.

 

BMW Mini Models codes:

 

R50 – 2001 to 2006 MINI One & Cooper
R52 – 2004 to 2008 MINI Convertible
R53 – 2002 to 2006 MINI Cooper S

R55 – 2008 to 2014 MINI Clubman
R56 – 2007 to 2014 MINI Hatch
R57 – 2009 to 2014 MINI Convertible
R58 – 2011 to 2014 MINI Coupe
R59 – 2011 to 2014 MINI Roadster

 

 

R60 – 2010 -2016 MINI Countryman
R61 – 2013 to 2016 MINI Paceman

F54 – 2014+ MINI Clubman 6 Doors
F55 – 2014+ MINI Hatch 5 Door
F56 – 2014+ MINI Hatch 3 Door
F57 – 2016+ MINI Convertible
F60 – 2017+ MINI Countryman

What is a Salt Pack? What is a pepper Pack? What is a Chilli Pack?
  Available on MINI One models Available on MINI One and Cooper models Available on Cooper, Cooper S, & JCW models
    (In addition to the Salt pack) (In addition to the Pepper Pack)
       
GEN 1 Velour floor mats Leather steering wheel 3 spoke Leather steering wheel
  Passenger seat height adjustment Heated mirrors & washer jets 16″ Alloy Wheels (17″ on Cooper S)
  Storage Compartment pack (Glove box, map pockets) Chrome line exterior (Bumper trim, grille, & Tailgate handle) Rear Roof spoiler
  Front Fog Lights 15″ 8 spoke Alloy Wheels (standard on cooper) Sport suspension
  Silver interior trim (FOC option)   Half leather sports seats
  Interior lights pack   Xenon Headlights (Cooper S)
  On board computer    
  Rev Counter    
       
GEN 2   Leather steering wheel 3 spoke Leather steering wheel
    Heated mirrors & Washer jets 16″ Alloy Wheels (17″ on Cooper S)
    Chrome line exterior Rear Roof spoiler
    15″ Alloy wheels (standard on cooper) Sport suspension
    Auto Air conditioning (2010+ LCI models) Half leather sports seats
    Bluetooth & DAB Radio (2010+ Lci models) Auto Air Conditioning (2010+ LCI models)
      Bluetooth & DAB Radio (2010+ Lci models)
      Xenon Headlights (Cooper S)
       
GEN 3   Leather steering wheel Multifunction steering wheel
up to 2018   Floor mats Mini Driving modes
    Passenger seat height adjustment LED Fog lights
    Storage compartment pack LED Headlights
    Rain sensative wipers White indicator lenses (standard Cooper S)
    Auto light activation Half Leather sports seats
    Dual zone Auto Air Conditioning 17″ Alloy Wheels
    Interior lights pack  
    Mirror covers in body colour (standard on cooper)  
    16″ Loop spoke Alloy wheels (Cooper)
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