2011 MINI COOPER
We have had the Mini for over a month now. Pleased with the car. It is sporty and exceptional good on gas.. A head turner .
by ED HART
2005 MINI COOPER
Bought as a 3rd car to be driven mostly around town, the 2005 Mini Cooper with just 61,170 miles was perfect. Owned by a local it was in excellent condition and all I was told about the vehicle was verified in the Carfax I purchased.
2006 MINI COOPER
Car's excellent! Only con is the ride is a little firm, but it handles like a beast! Very surefooted. And this is the S model so tons of power. Surprisingly roomy. Excellent car for the money.
2004 MINI COOPER
Love the MINI. Mine is an 04R53S. It drives great and has surprising interior space. It's really fast.
4 stars only because repairs and maintenance tend toward pricy. But then aren't all sport cars.
2007 MINI COOPER
Always wanted a mini. Got one with super low miles. I purchased an extended warranty. Always problems. Always in shop. Really bad engines and mostly plastic. Stay away unless you don't mind being broke, or not being able to drive your mini
2009 MINI COOPER
Very compact sporty car (would say typical European size..), ideal for 1 to be driven freely, fantastic for romantic weekends to enjoy the couple (essentially with a credit card and an airplane cabin size baggage), max 4 persons but for very limited travels and at the price of a bit of pain even for the front seat passengers.
Simply excellent the finishing (mine is fully equipped), the engine and the tiptronic shift. I tried a manual one as well and it seemed very nice, properly set, hard, precise and enjoyable (skilled and training are required).
I would definitely recommend this jewel to anyone who doesn't need a van (forget about kid's seats, at least at the back.. mine is 2 doors) or it is happy if a bit of sacrifice is needed in order to feel the street and the air (when you open the panoramic roof, really amazing).
From moderate speed some aerodynamic noise become distinguishable but it is never disturbing (at least to me).
It is not particularly fuel efficient in spite of its weight and dimension but the rabbit sprint has no rivals (except considering cars having an engine volume at least doubled or a price of an order of magnitude bigger...).