MINI USA: "Build Your SE" site, User Manual, Trim Options

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  1. Domenick

    Domenick Administrator Staff Member

    You can build and customize your MINI (in the US) here:
    https://www.miniusa.com/tools/learning/models-build/config-options/select-trim-cooperse.html

    The 2021 MINI Cooper SE user manual (PDF):
    https://eminiman.com/pdf/2021_COOPER_SE_ELECTRIC.pdf

    The MINI Cooper SE Visual Order Guide - US Options (PDF):
    https://eminiman.com/pdf/VisualOrderGuideSE.pdf

    The MINI Cooper "Unauthorized User's Manual" (PDF):
    https://www.motoringfile.com/files/unauth_manual.pdf

    For 2021, the MINI Cooper SE has the following features and trim options:
    Trim Signature.JPG

    Trim Signature Plus.JPG

    Trim Iconic.JPG
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    Trim Overview.PNG
     
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  3. insightman

    insightman Well-Known Member

    That features guide indicates there is a Classic trim, but doesn't describe it. Is it referring to a gas-powered MINI Cooper?
     
  4. Lainey

    Lainey Active Member

    ICE are Signature, Sig. Plus, and Iconic too. Trim level names have changed throughout time. There was a classic at one point IIRC. I missed that earlier so not sure what it means. There are a few other tiny things not perfect with this. The pdf linked above is really good and very clear.
     
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  6. Lainey

    Lainey Active Member

    This is the fun stuff I wish they sent to new owners. I've said before over the years I've had some good swag sent to me.
     
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  8. Texas22Step

    Texas22Step Active Member

    As a new MINI SE owner, I would like to have these labels too. Sadly, I was unsuccessful in finding these online as well, but I did find plenty of companies who will print custom labels by order. That may be the only (but relatively expensive) solution now.

    (Actually, I am thinking that "Q" must have made reference to these labels as he equipped 007's cars (for use by James Bond).
     
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  9. insightman

    insightman Well-Known Member

    My hood-scoop eject button could be pushed only once, but the memory of pushing it always makes me smile.
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    (BTW, the hood on the left is now on ebay, but I priced it too high and there are no bidders. The starting bid? $1.00. I assume there would already be hundreds of bidders for the hood on the right.)
     
  10. polyphonic

    polyphonic Member

    What is this circled part (from the iconic trim)? The other is the signature plus.
    I think it's a mid-range speaker, but AFAIK the HK systems are the same in both packages.
     

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  11. Lainey

    Lainey Active Member

    It's the center speaker. It is the same in both Sig+ and Iconic. Looking at pics of both cars for sale online, I don't see differences between the two.
     
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  13. Texas22Step

    Texas22Step Active Member

    Here's another photo of the speaker enclosure in my Iconic trim 2021 SE, this time from above through the windshield. It shows the speaker having a perforated grill, which looks different from the Sig+ photo, but it may just be the angle from which that photo was taken. I can't say whether this speaker itself is the same one they install in the Sig+ though, and I am no judge of speaker quality anyway. (There is a hint of another speaker at the bottom of the teardrop shaped grill, which might explain the teardrop shape of the grill -- if so, maybe that additional speaker is a difference?)

    FYI as another data point.
     

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  14. CuriousGeorge

    CuriousGeorge Member

    You made me look: at least according to the US ordering site, both the Sig+ and Iconic trims include 12 speaker Harmon Kardon sound systems.
     
  15. insightman

    insightman Well-Known Member

    Just imagine how many forms had to be filled out and committees had to be convened to approve a non-circular speaker grille inside a MINI Cooper!
     
  16. Lainey

    Lainey Active Member

    They are all perforated. My current Mini (as of only today) has that and the pics of Sig+ show it too. There is no difference in the HK systems between the two.
     
  17. polyphonic

    polyphonic Member

    The Iconic trim gets you the ultra-premium JCW speaker grills, for an ultra-premium, transparent sound. :p
     
  18. insightman

    insightman Well-Known Member

    With my insight, I can tell that someone with the handle of "polyphonic" would know everything about the sound system.
     

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