2006 MINI Cooper User Reviews

2006 MINI Cooper Review Ratings

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Average Ratings from 68 reviews

  • Performance:4.8 out of 5 stars4.8 out of 5 stars4.8 out of 5 stars4.8 out of 5 stars4.8 out of 5 stars 4.8 / 5
  • Appearance:4.7 out of 5 stars4.7 out of 5 stars4.7 out of 5 stars4.7 out of 5 stars4.7 out of 5 stars 4.7 / 5
  • Build Quality:4.6 out of 5 stars4.6 out of 5 stars4.6 out of 5 stars4.6 out of 5 stars4.6 out of 5 stars 4.6 / 5
  • Overall: 4.7 out of 5 stars4.7 out of 5 stars4.7 out of 5 stars4.7 out of 5 stars4.7 out of 5 stars 4.7 / 5

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PROS
"ride" 35 reviews
"power" 27 reviews
"handling" 24 reviews
"fuel economy" 17 reviews
"park" 7 reviews
CONS
"fuel economy" 5 reviews
"ride" 5 reviews
"tires" 5 reviews
"power" 4 reviews
"gearbox" 3 reviews

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bethieb writes:
2006 MINI Cooper Hatchback Review
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5

Pros

Drives great, good power for a 4 cylinder and great gas mileage.

Cons

Not alot of room in the back.

bethieb
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Love My Mini — I love my little car! It gets great gas mileage and handles wonderfully in the curves. I love the Harman Kardon sound system,it really rocks. Even though the car is a 4 cylinder and not even an S model, it has really good acceleration. It is a joy to drive.

Primary Use: Commuting to work

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Jenn writes:
2006 MINI Cooper S Hatchback Review
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I loved this car... was sooo fun to drive!

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I hated having to sell it!

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I Say Yes! — It had awesome acceleration and handled beautifully around corners at higher speeds. The build was sturdy and rarely needed repairs. The supercharger on this little monster was amazing compared to the newer turbocharged version i tried! As for its appearance.... Its a Mini nuff'said!

Primary Use: Commuting to work

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minig writes:
2006 MINI Cooper Convertible Review
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Fun- the looks- handling

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none

minig
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The Best And Most Fun, Cabrio In It's Class That Money Can Buy — My 2nd MINI- I'm ready for #3 Never used the free maintenance. After 5 years the quality is still tight. Still get looks when driving it. I feel MINI makes a quailty car. I can only hope the new platform is as good, fun and reliable.

Primary Use: Sport/fun (spirited driving, track racing, off-roading, etc.)

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Kevin writes:
2006 MINI Cooper S John Cooper Works Review
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any auto enthusist would fall in love with this vehicle instantly.

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none really

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My Designer Friend From Caddy Stated That Mini's $20,000 Exotic Car! That Says It All! — awesome car. I haven't had any other problems other than clutch noise which is really not a problem. great build quality and fun factors second to none! I know there're cars out there capable of beating JCW on tracks but from personal experience I owned M3, RX-7, 335i, Civic Si, C350 and etc in narrow winding streets of LA.

Primary Use: Commuting to work

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Yoni writes:
2006 MINI Cooper S Hatchback Review
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appearance

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gas mileage - sometimes

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Small But Not Too Small.. The New Mini Tops All Other Small Creatures!! — The only thing they could have done was to tighten up the steering.... they tried too hard to make it too much like a BMW which was mistake considering that people who drive a MINI should appreciate the fun in motoring.. not to say it's not fun to motor, it just needs to have tighter steering... overall though I really like it...

Primary Use: Commuting to work

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Paul writes:
2006 MINI Cooper S Hatchback Review
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Fast and frugal

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Nothing

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Fast And Frugal — 130 mph (allegedly) and 34 mpg, but not at the same time. Great acceleration and handling, fun to drive - like a go-cart with a roof. Doesn't like bumpy roads and its not very comfortable to sleep in. Two more words.

Primary Use: Commuting to work

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Adia writes:
2006 MINI Cooper Hatchback Review
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The most fun for the money

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NONE!

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A Well-rounded Everyday Car — This car looks great, i'm always getting second looks. The breaking, acceleration and handling are great as is the gas mileage. The parts seem to last forever! If you like to have fun driving this is the car for you.

Primary Use: Commuting to work

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Mueller9769 writes:
2006 MINI Cooper Convertible Review
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I love this car. It is an absolute blast!! Park it anywhere, great gas mileage, people love to ask me about it. It makes a statement. Everyone should drive a Mini!

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My baby doesn't fit in it, so we have to get a more family oriented car.

Mueller9769
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Firecracker On Wheels — I love this car. I saved for years to be able to afford it. It is light weight, you can park almost anywhere. I always feel in control, it brakes and handles superbly. Definitely worth the money. It is a driving experience!

Primary Use: Commuting to work

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Ty writes:
2006 MINI Cooper S Hatchback Review
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Fast, gas mileage, great engine and structure, crah rating...

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Extremely Small...

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Mini Cooper S — Great acceleration. Well built car. Very strong brakes, hugs turns like a champ, and shifts very smooth, if you know a standard transmission. Just some minor (very) sqeaks, nothing big. Looks awesome. Amazingly good gas mileage. This car is absolutely a blast to drive, whether around town, or anywhere. Love It

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Robert writes:
2006 MINI Cooper S Hatchback Review
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Handling, easy parking, fun to drive

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Not an RS4!

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Fun Little Car — I like it with the DINAN S1 package. Goes fast around a track

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2002 MINI Cooper Reviews

Turned Me Into A Cooper Driver For Life... By unitedauto15

I like the overall sports car feel, even the owner's manual says the driver's seat is, "the cockpit." -VERY true I have to say, its bucket seats and easily accessible controls and easy to see monitors... Read More

My Experience With An Amazing Mini Cooper.. By Xime

You can do no wrong in this car. Best handling, most fun car on the road. Car is balanced with extreme handling, braking and power. And this one in particular is a very reliable car, you will have a b... Read More

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2003 MINI Cooper Reviews

Excellent Make And Fun To Drive By Jon

Overall- it was a real kick in the pants. Everyone should own one at least once in their lives! I took one on a trip 4,000 miles without a bad experience, and no mechanical deficiencies. It's meant ... Read More

Sporty And Fun By ZennonGaines

I love the power and handling of the car. The gas mileage is great considering it's a sport model. Premium gas is recommended but regular fuel works just fine. Manual transmission but I'm just looking... Read More

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2004 MINI Cooper Reviews

Great Little Car, Very Fun To Drive And Can Be Use As A Daily Driver. By CandelariaMotors

The best daily driver that at the same time is a gas saver and a fun car to use on weekends. Awesome supporting community and a future classic for sure. This car gets more smiles per mile than any oth... Read More

Its A Great Little British Made Sports Car, That Boasts Efficiency By scrappyones

My experience with this car seems to be better than most reviews I have read. I have had no problems with it at all. It performs very well and has a nice look and finish. It is funner to drive than... Read More

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2005 MINI Cooper Reviews

Good City Car. Not Too Great For The Country By CoopStrong

has great MPG, its bigger on the inside than it looks, I'd keep it if i lived in a city but because i live in the country, there are more back roads id like to drive on but i cant because of the groun... Read More

My Favorite Car So Far! By Laura

This MINI has been my favorite car. It's quick and handles great which makes it a blast to drive. The additional features like heated seats, heated washer jets, rain sensing windshield wipers, and Har... Read More

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2007 MINI Cooper Reviews

Fast Go Kart, Fun To Drive, Easy To Park By Nikola

Great city car, fast and gas saver at the same time. Always easy to find a parking spot. Spacious for two, with 6'5'' height i have more space above my head than in my Audi A4.. good quality of materi... Read More

Buzzing Down The Road By Thecahuna

I bought this car for better mileage around town instead of my Jeep commander. I hardly drive the Jeep any more since I love driving this stick shift around town and also on the highway. It has all th... Read More

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