. . . We were glowing when we rated the MINI JCW automatic back in 2015, but the manual takes the enjoyment factor to new heights.
It’s the gearbox to get if you’re all about the warm-and-fuzzy feelings that you get from driving, as it amplifies all of the other traits that we love about this scrappy lil’ hatch.
If you’re a rational type or a nerd for speed stats, you’ll probably find more appeal in the faster, more frugal six-speed auto.
But there’s really just one choice for those seeking the most fun behind the wheel of a MINI Cooper JCW - and it’s the one with three pedals.
And that's why you'd buy the manual.
MCS JCW Manual Review
The Motor Report reviews the 2016 MINI JCW equipped with a manual transmission. It finds:
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