Standard features for the MINI R56 Cooper and Cooper D included 15-inch '5 star Spooler' alloy wheels, a six speaker sound system with CD player, MP3 compatibility and auxiliary input, air conditioning, cruise control, a multi-function leather-wrapped steering wheel, bi-xenon headlights, 50/50 split and folding rear seats, remote central locking, power windows and mirrors, a height and reach adjustable steering wheel, heated rear window, height adjustable front seats, tinted glass, a trip computer and an immobiliser.
Compared to the Cooper and Cooper D, the Cooper S was differentiated by its 16-inch 'S Winder' alloy wheels with 195/55 R16 V runflat tyres and contoured sports seats. There was also a 'Sport' button which provided greater throttle response, weightier steering and revised gearshift patterns for automatic models. Visually, the Cooper S could be identified by its bonnet scoop, honeycomb radiator grille, sport bumpers and chrome-plated fuel filler cap and indicator grilles.
Finally, the range-topping John Cooper Works variants were distinguished by their 18-inch double-spoke alloy wheels with 205/40 run-flat tyres, contoured sports seats, sports steering wheel, body kit and carbon-fibre exterior detailing.
The Cooper, Cooper D and Cooper S were also available in Chilli editions. For the Cooper and Cooper D, the Chilli editions added 16-inch '5 star Blaster' alloy wheels, a ten speaker sound system, cloth/leather 'Ray' upholstery, front fog lights and velour floor mats. The Cooper S Chilli was also fitted with 17-inch 'Crown Spoke' alloy wheels, climate control air conditioning and bi-xenon headlights.
Cooper Mayfair and Cooper Camden
In August 2009, the Mayfair and Camden editions were introduced to commemorate Mini's 50th anniversary. Compared to their standard features, the Cooper and Cooper D Mayfair received 17-inch 'Infinite Stream Spoke Design' 12-spoke alloy wheels, contoured front sports seats, 'Leather Lounge' upholstery in Toffee/Cabron Black, Toffee/black leather-wrap steering wheel, bonnet stripes in light-brown Toffee metallic paint with white pinstripes, additional headlights mounted on the front grille, black mirror caps and Mayfair badging. The Cooper S Mayfair was also fitted with xenon headlights.
The Cooper and Cooper D Camden were fitted with 17-inch alloy wheels with silver inner surfaces and matt polished contour lines, a Harman Kardon sound system with digital amplifier, 'Mission Control' in-car entertai Nment system with voice recognition, combination cloth/leather sports seats in Carbon Black and Tech White upholstery, twin-tone mirror caps and black-tinted headlight lenses. Once again, the Cooper S Camden was also fitted with xenon headlights.