MINI Packs Explained – A Simple Guide For New And Used MINI Buyers

Posted on 2nd December 2019


Picking the perfect options for you when can be a confusing and potentially expensive process. It’s easy to get over excited and add thousands to the price with all manner of extras. But when you’re in the market for a pre-owned or new MINI, you’re in for a treat. Because MINI make things more straightforward and affordable. Bundling together enhancements to add flair, style, practicality and tech to make your drive so much more…well, you!

At Dick Lovett MINI, we know MINI drivers love to make their mark. So, we’ve created this guide explaining all the MINI packs available on our extensive selection of used MINI and the new MINI range out now.

MINI packs on Approved Used MINI 2001 - 2018


Now only available on used MINI One the MINI SALT pack sprinkles a leather steering wheel and plenty of practical features such as velour floor mats, passenger seat height adjustment, storage compartment pack, front fog lights, silver interior trim, interior lights pack, on board computer and rev counter.


Adding a bit of spice to the seasoning, the MINI PEPPER pack that can be found on used MINI One, and used MINI Cooper models adds 15" light alloy Heli Spoke wheels, the MINI Excitement Pack, rain sensor with automatic headlight activation and automatic air conditioning to all the features of the SALT pack.

CosySec (2)


Now things are really heating up. The popular MINI CHILI pack is available on used MINI Cooper and MINI Cooper S Hatchback, Clubman and Convertible models. It includes everything in the PEPPER pack plus even more kick such as 17" alloy wheels, LED headlights and white indicators, upholstery upgrades for extra comfort, an interior lights package and MINI Driving modes option.

CosySec (3)

MINI John Cooper Works CHILI Pack

But why stop there when you could get your hands on an Approved Used MINI Convertible or MINI hatch kitted out with the JCW CHILI Pack? It’s got all the features of the CHILI pack plus bigger wheels, technology and sportier trim.

CosySec (4)

MINI John Cooper Works Sports Pack

The John Cooper Works Sport Pack brings motorsport style and racetrack thrills to a select few used MINI 3-Door Hatch, MINI 5-Door Hatch and MINI Convertible models. With a split-level John Cooper Works spoiler, sporty front and rear bumpers, sports suspension 17" Track Spoke alloys in black and plenty of technology, it gives a sportier, bolder look to your MINI.

CosySec (5)

Find an Approved Used MINI with the right options for you

You can see what is included on each used car on sale at our MINI centres in BristolBathSwindon and Hungerford under the ‘Specification’ Tab on our Approved Used MINI listings.Capture

Simplified choices from 2018 onwards

In 2018, MINI made personalising your MINI even easier. The Salt, Pepper and Chili packs were replaced with 3 styles: Classic, available on MINI One 3 door and 5 door hatch, and Sport and Exclusive available on Cooper and Cooper S models.

Pack options were also streamlined around comfort and navigation and standard equipment was enhanced.  All models now come with automatic headlights and wipers, ambient interior lighting and the exterior MINI logo projection that shines the badge onto the ground at night.

61z7 5fdr0L. SL1270

View Used MINIs 2018-2020 View all Used MINIs

The latest MINI packs 

MINI pack contents and pricing is now standard across all new models in the MINI range, making for even simpler buying choices.

Two new MINI Comfort packs bring together the most popular driver and passenger comfort upgrades, while two new MINI Navigation packs offer the very best in-car infotainment, navigation and online connectivity.


This pack combines all the MINI favourites in one. Rear park distance control (PDC), dual zone automatic air conditioning, front seat heating, floor mats, storage pack, central front armrest and passenger seat adjustment.

DamImage.narrow.440w.j 1538678990073


All the features of MINI COMFORT pack and so much more. Rear view camera, folding and dimming exterior and interior mirrors, front park distance control (PDC) and park assist for semi automatic parallel parking.



The MINI Navigation Pack is standard on MINI Countryman including the PHEV and MINI Clubman models. It adds satellite navigation, touchscreen display and Apple CarPlay to the 6.5-inch full colour display and standard rotary controller, that come as standard.



The MINI NAVIGATION PLUS pack makes the most of the latest innovations including MINI’s 8.8-inch touchscreen display, wireless charging, MINI Connected Services including Real Time Traffic Information, Natural Language Understanding functionality, MINI Concierge Service, online services and Apple CarPlay.


Create your perfect MINI today

To find the perfect MINI and MINI pack option to suit your driving style and your personality, call or visit a Dick Lovett MINI Centre today and speak to one of our helpful and knowledgeable MINI specialists.

Enquire now

For more information, please contact your local Dick Lovett MINI Centre:

MINI Bath - 01225 562 734

MINI Bristol​ - 01173 216 752

MINI Swindon - 01793 398 504

MINI Hungerford - 01488 853 625

Share this article

Related articles