The current Prince engine family jointly developed by BMW and Peugeot is available in 1.4- and 1.6-liter displacements. A turbocharged version of the engine found in the standard MINI Cooper is also used in the Cooper S. Peugeot uses these engines in the 207 and 308, and Citroen puts them in the new C4.
Is a mini a good first car?
It’s definitely a car people want rather than need, but backs this up by being a genuinely excellent choice and – if you can afford it – a great first car. … The entry-level MINI One model is cheap to run, though – it can manage up to 60mpg.