10 June 2024

MINI Packs Explained

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The MINI brand is synonymous with style, innovation, and performance and over the years have developed a number of packages designed to allow customers to personalise, upgrade and perfect their MINIs. 

For new MINIs from 2022 onwards, MINI have streamlined their product offering, combining option packs to make them easier to understand. This now means a customer can choose from the optional Premium and Premium Plus packs. Prior to this, a number of packs were available and continue to exist on used MINIs. This guide will explain the most popular packs available on new and used MINIs.

New MINI Cooper

New MINI Packs.

For all new 2024 MINIs, the packs on offer are identified by a levels system. Customers can now choose between Level 1, Level 2, and Level 3 when selecting their car pack. MINIs prior to this also had a selection of packs available, which still exist in older models. This handy guide will help to explain the most popular MINI packs available on new and used MINI’s.

New MINI Countryman 2024

All of the new 2024 MINIs come with a number of features as standard, regardless of any additional packs.

Standard Features
  • LED head and rear lights

  • Roof rails high-gloss black

  • Alloy wheels 70% secondary aluminium content

  • MINI Interaction Unit – 24 cm-diameter circular OLED display

  • Ambient and reading lights, vanity mirror lights

  • MINI Modes – Core, Green and Go-kart with specific user interface design

  • DAB Tuner

  • 2-zone automatic climate control, adjustable rear seat air vents

  • Recycled materials (e.g. from PET bottles) in interior elements such as headliner, floor mats and – depending on Trim - seat covers

  • 48-volt mild hybrid technology, reduced consumption/emissions, better acceleration.

  • MINI TwinPower Turbo Technology

  • 7-speed transmission, double clutch

  • Intelligent all-wheel drive ALL4 (S ALL4 model)

  • Driving Assistant: Lane Keep Assist with blind spot detection, rear collision prevention and vehicle exit warning

  • Forward Collision Warning with brake intervention

  • Speed Limit Info and Speed Limit Assist

  • Dynamic Cruise control

  • Parking Assistant including Active Park Distance Control and rear-view camera

  • Reversing assist

  • Trailer tow assistant (With optional Tow Hitch)

  • Teleservices

  • Emergency call

  • Wheel bolt protection lock

  • Tire repair kit

  • Warning Triangle

  • Tailgate full opening/closing by the touch of a button

  • MINI Navigation

  • “MINI Intelligent Personal Assistant“ – speech operation and interaction

  • Smartphone Integration: Apple Car Play & Android Auto

  • Remote Services – Operating vehicle functions from the mobile phone

  • Rain sensor including heated windscreen washer nozzles

  • Electrically adjustable and heated side mirrors

  • Through loading system with 40:20:40 rear seat split and adjustable rear seat back rest inclination

  • i-Size anchorage points on front passenger/outer rear seats plus front passenger seat airbag deactivation

  • Floor mats in velour

In addition to all the above features that come as standard, there are a number of packs available that offer a variety of extras. These packs can vary slightly depending on the model and style of the car. Below, we have broken down the different pack features.

New MINI Packs Explained

Level 1

Level 1 pack features include:

  • Adaptive LED Headlights   

  • Comfort Access     

  • Folding Wing Mirrors Auto-Dimming

  • Front Heated Seats

  • High-Beam Assistant

  • MINI Head-Up Display

  • Rear-View Mirror Auto-Dimming

  • Storage for Wireless Charging

  • Driving Assistant Plus Prep (Only Countryman models)

  • Luggage Net (Only Countryman models)

  • Larger-Capacity Fuel Tank (Only Countryman C & S models)

  • Sliding Rear Seats (Only Countryman C & S models)

Level 2

Along with the features available in the Level 1 pack, Level 2 includes:

  • Harman/Kardon Surround Sound Audio     

  • Panoramic Glass Sunroof

  • Sun Protection Glass

  • Driving Assistant Plus Preparation (Only Cooper models)

  • Driving Assistant Plus (Only Countryman models)

  • Luggage Net (Only Countryman models)
  • Towbar* (Only Countryman S models)
*optional, at an additional cost​​​​​​​



Level 3

In addition to the above features, the Level 3 pack includes:

  • Active Seat for Driver

  • Electric Memory Seats

  • Interior Camera

  • MINI Navigation AR

  • Parking Assistant Plus

  • Personal eSIM

  • Driving Assistant Plus (Only Cooper models)

  • Driving Assistant Professional (Only Countryman models)

  • 22 KW High Speed Charging (Only Countryman E & SE models)

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Recent Used MINI Packs 
MINI Clubman 2022

With all MINIs between 2022 and the new MINI release in 2024, the Premium Pack comes as standard. Additionally, the Premium Plus Pack and Countryman Activity Pack can be selected.

Recent Used MINI Packs 

Premium Pack

The Premium Pack included:

  • Automatic Air Conditioning

  • Comfort Access

  • Alarm System

  • Steptronic Transmission

  • DAB Radio

  • Cruise Control

  • Additional Interior Lighting

  • Electric Folding Door Mirrors

  • Flexible CarSharing

  • Smart Phone Integration

  • Front Heated Seats

  • Storage Pack

  • Front Centre Armrest

  • MINI Driving Modes

  • ISOFIX Child Seat System

  • Rear-View Mirror with Auto Dimming

  • MINI Teleservices

  • Ambient Lighting

  • Rear Parking Sensors

Premium Plus Pack

In addition to the features available above, the Premium Plus Pack included:

  • Review Camera

  • Panoramic Glass Sunroof

  • MINI Navigation System

  • Front Parking Sensors

Countryman Activity Pack

Unique to the MINI Countryman, and to aid you in your big adventures, this pack included:

  • Larger-Capacity Fuel Tank

  • Luggage Compartment Separating Net

  • Rear Sliding Seats

  • Picnic Bench

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Most Popular Used MINI Packs.

MINIs made prior to 2022 offered a number of different pack options. Below, these packs have been broken down to help you easily identify them.

MINI 5 Door Hatch

Comfort Pack

The MINI Comfort Pack was a much sought after addition to the specification in the MINI line up, offering everything you needed to get from A to B in style and comfort. 

MINI Comfort Pack Features (post 2021):

•    Automatic air-conditioning
•    Front centre armrest
•    Heated front seats
•    Storage Compartment Pack
•    Comfort Access System
•    Passenger seat height adjustment
•    Rear Park Distance Control (PDC) (standard on all other models apart from MINI Hatch Classic models)

Comfort Pack features (pre 2021 update) also included:

•    Front centre armrest
•    Rear Park Distance Control - (already standard on MINI Convertible and New MINI Countryman models)
•    Floor mats in velour
•    Passenger seat height adjustment
•    Heated front seats
•    Storage Compartment Pack

Comfort Plus Pack

Comfort Plus Pack (post 2021)

The Comfort Plus Pack contains all of the features of the Comfort Pack plus additional options including:

•    Rear-view camera
•    Folding and auto-dimming mirrors with dipping parking function; including MINI logo projection
•    Parking Assistant including Front Park Distance Control (helps you find a suitable parking space and makes parallel parking easy; you just have to brake and accelerate when required)

Comfort Plus Pack features (pre 2021 update) also included:

•    Rear-view camera
•    Park Distance Control, front and rear
•    Parking Assistant (helping you find a suitable space, which makes parallel parking easier, driver has to only operate brake and accelerator as required)
•    Auto-dimming and folding exterior mirrors and interior rear-view mirror

Navigation Pack

The Navigation Pack now comes as standard on all MINI Countryman, MINI Clubman and MINI Electric models. It is an optional extra on both the MINI Convertible and MINI Hatch models. 

The Navigation Pack includes:

•    MINI Navigation system with 8.8-inch screen
•    Apple CarPlay
•    Real Time Traffic Information (RTTI)

Navigation Pack (pre 2021)
•    MINI Navigation system with 6.5-inch display (8.8-inch display on the new MINI Countryman models only)
•    Apple CarPlay
•    MINI Connected*
•    Visual Boost Radio

On MINI Electric, MINI Clubman and the new MINI Countryman models, this pack also comprises additional equipment:

•    Real Time Traffic Information (RTTI)
•    Remote Services
•    Digital display cockpit
•    ConnectedDrive Services

Navigation Plus Pack

The Navigation Plus pack is an upgraded version of the Navigation Pack, the MINI Hatch and MINI Convertible models now include the following features:

•    Digital display cockpit (5-inch digital instrument cluster behind steering wheel)
•    Head-up Display
•    Enhanced Bluetooth with wireless charging
•    MINI Connected XL

Navigation Pack features (pre 2021 update) also included:

•    MINI Navigation system with 8.8-inch touch display (with split screen functionality)
•    Real Time Traffic Information (RTTI)
•    Enhanced Bluetooth with wireless charging
•    Digital display cockpit
•    Concierge Service
•    Remote Services
•    ConnectedDrive Services
•    MINI Connected*
•    Apple CarPlay
•    MINI Connected XL App
•    Front centre armrest

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Other Used MINI Packs.

In addition to the MINI Comfort Pack and the MINI Navigation Pack, MINIs released before 2022 also offered a number of other packs. Below, we have listed these packs.

MINI 3 Door Hatch

Driving Assistant Pack

The Driving Assistant Pack provided everything needed to travel safely and efficiently – MINI style. This pack included:

  • Camera-Guided Automatic Cruise Control

  • Electric Parking Brake

  • High-Beam Assistant

  • Lane Departure Warning with Steering Wheel Vibration

  • Speed Limit and Traffic Sign Information

  • High-Beam Assistant

  • City Collision Mitigation

  • Brake Conditioning

Tech Pack

The MINI Tech Pack offered a range of advanced features that enhance the driving experience and improve safety. This pack was phased out in November 2018, so will only be available on used MINIs prior to this. The Tech Pack included:

  • MINI Connected XL

  • Navigation XL

  • Enhanced Bluetooth with USB Audio

  • Head-Up Camera

  • Rear-View Camera

  • Harman/Kardon Hi-Fi System

Media Pack

The MINI Media Pack added a range of convenient and innovative features that help drivers stay connected, entertained, and in control while on the road. This pack included:

  • 8.8-inch Screen

  • MINI Connected

  • MINI Connected XL Journey Mate

  • Enhanced Bluetooth with USB Mobile Preparation

Sports Pack

The MINI Sports Pack offered a range of performance and styling upgrades designed to enhance your MINIs style and motoring experience. The Sports Pack included:

  • Sports Suspension

  • John Cooper Works Leather Steering Wheel

  • John Cooper Works Roof Spoiler

  • Aerodynamic Body Kit and Upgraded Wheels

MINI packs on older used models.

MINI Packs for Older Models

Salt Pack

The MINI Salt Pack was an entry-level pack that can be found on used MINI One models. The pack included:

  • Interior Lights Pack

  • On-Board Computer

  • Silver Interior Trim

  • Seat Height Adjustment

  • Front Fog Lights

  • Silver Interior Trim

  • Velour Floor Mats

  • Storage Compartment Pack

Pepper Pack

An upgraded version of the Salt Pack, the Pepper Pack featured on the MINI One and MINI Cooper models. This pack offered everything above, as well as including:

  • 15-inch Alloy Wheels

  • MINI Excitement Pack

  • Dual-Zone Automatic Air-Conditioning

  • Auto-Lights

  • Leather Steering Wheel

  • Rain Sensitive Wipers

  • Storage Compartment Pack

  • Mirror Covers in Body Colour

Chili Pack

The MINI Chili pack was particularly popular and can be found across a variety of older models including MINI One, MINI Cooper, MINI Cooper S and the MINI John Cooper Works models. The Chilli Pack provided everything in the Salt and Pepper Packs, as well as including:

  • 3-Spoke Leather Steering Wheel - multi-function, including cruise control

  • LED Headlights/Fog Lights

  • MINI Driving Modes

  • Rear Roof Spoiler

  • Upgraded Alloy Wheels

  • White Indicators

  • Half Leather Sports Seats

  • Sport Suspension

John Cooper Works Sports Pack

Available on a select few older model MINI 3-Door and 5-Door Hatches. This pack included the following: 

  • Split-Level John Cooper Works Spoiler

  • Sporty Front and Rear Bumpers

  • Sports Suspension

  • 17” Track Spoke Alloys in Black

Excitement Pack

The MINI Excitement Pack included:

  • Forcemeter
  • Excitement Analyser

  • MINI Connected

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