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Hey guys. I have a question about the gas cap on the 2016 F56. I am very surprised the gas cap cover doesn't lock. Since it doesn't, next thought is to purchase a lockable gas cap. Anyone made this upgrade yet? If so, where did you get your lockable gas cap from?

Just got my new 2016 Mini Cooper 2 dr hardtop 4 weeks ago. Amazing vehicle. Better build quality than my 2013 BMW 328i was that I traded in. My favorite options: 6 spd. manual, HK sound system, navigation, LED lights with LED cornering lights and LED fog lights (the BEST lights I have seen on any of the 30+ vehicles I have owned), Mini steering wheel (not the JCW wheel), garage opener on the rear-view mirror and anthracite headliner.

Another question. When did they take away the hidden storage compartment above the glove box? 2016 models do not have them anymore.
 

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G'Day, you will find the gas cap will lock once the vehicle is locked - so I believe. If the doors are unlocked then so is the external fuel cap.
The hidden compartment and a few other things were removed from factory build after the MY15 model. So I think from roughly July 2015 onwards, the F series wont have these little features.
 

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The gas cap door locks when you lock the car and unlocks when you unlock the car. Exactly like on your F30 BMW. The hidden compartment disappeared with the 2016 model.
 

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As said above it lock when the car is locked.

Mine was a very late Oct 2015, no secret g/box, no drivers side sunvisor, no rear power point etc etc...
 

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As said above it lock when the car is locked.

Mine was a very late Oct 2015 build, no secret g/box, no drivers side sunvisor, no rear power point etc etc...
 

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G'Day, you will find the gas cap will lock once the vehicle is locked - so I believe. If the doors are unlocked then so is the external fuel cap.
The hidden compartment and a few other things were removed from factory build after the MY15 model. So I think from roughly July 2015 onwards, the F series wont have these little features.
Cessa is correct! MY 2016 started production in July 2015, with the deleted items. My JCW was built June 4th and has the items thankfully.
 
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