Mini Electric

mini electric

While initially called the MINI Hatch or MINI Cooper SE, the branding was simplified to MINI Electric, as an all-new Mini Cooper was set to release in late 2023.

These model(s) are only available second-hand, either locally, or as used imports.

Mini Electric

mini electric

The electric Mini has had slow but steady sales since introduced in 2020. The small hatchback has a shorter range compared to other EV hatchbacks (note that Mini claims a 233 km range – but this is only possible if you are driving on 50 km/h roads.


Used Price (est.)$37,000+


0-100 km/h7.3 s
Top Speed150 km/h
Total Power135 kW
DriveFront Wheel Drive

Range & Efficiency

WLTP Consumption measures recharged electric energy from the mains (includes charging losses).
WLTP Range203 km
Highway Range155 km
WLTP Consumption176 Wh/km
Charging Cost $4.40/100 km

Battery & Charging

Battery32.6 kWh / 28.9 kWh
AC speed (max)11 kW
DC speed (max)49 kW


Tow Rating- / -
Boot Space211 L / 731 L
ShapeSmall Hatchback
Length3850 mm
Width1727 mm
Height1432 mm
Kerb Weight1440 kg

Local reviews on New Zealand roads

Tarmac Life
Electric go-karting – Mini Electric Hatch review

"The Mini electric hatch (for the most part) looks like a Cooper S, it just has a few ‘green’ highlights, and drives like it too. It’s a city-dwelling, go kart handling rascal that’s entertaining to pilot and easy on the environment."

Mini Electric review: how does it drive in New Zealand?

"But this one ticks most of them and that's pretty good. I was going to say I don't want to use another Austin Powers reference but I'm gonna: This sort of car, it really is my bag baby."

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All Time
Last 12 months

The Mini Electric is the 13th best selling new fully electric vehicle (of all time) - in New Zealand. Over the past 12 months, the Mini Electric was the 17th best selling new EV.

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How many Mini Electrics have been sold in NZ?

There have been 827 Mini Electrics registered in NZ to date. These were all registered as new.

How many sold per month and year

Mini Electric registrations per month and year, (NZ new and used imports combined).

How many of each submodel is there?

How many units of each major model variation (NZ new only) have been registered to date.

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