2006 MINI Cooper User Reviews

2006 MINI Cooper Review Ratings

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Average Ratings from 69 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" 36 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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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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2006 MINI Cooper S Hatchback Review
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heck of a good time

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no room for a party

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Ever See "the Italian Job"? — Quick, responsive, holds the road, fun to drive. Gas mileage around 30mpg on the highway. I've had the car for 3more than 3 years and nothing's gone wrong. Needed new tires - but part my fault for not having them rotated.

Primary Use: Commuting to work

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2006 MINI Cooper S Hatchback Review
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Acceleration, Braking, Handling, Appearance, Build Quality

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Comfort,

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2006 Mini — Performance- handles great, strong acceleration, firm braking Build Quality- only problem with the break pads giving off so much brake dust, and squeeky chair Appearance- great interior, great leather, large dials, retro styled. Fun Factor- very fun quick nimble and fast

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2006 MINI Cooper S Hatchback Review
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everything

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none

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Mcs Hyper Blue — Ever since the 2003 auto show in NY I have wanted one of these. This car holds the road like you wouldn't believe. The car has a huge following. I've been to events at Lime Rock which have been awesome.

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2006 MINI Cooper S Convertible Review
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Fun and fast, 34mpg, Retains highest value of any car on the road.

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With it being a convertible, when the top is up the blind spot the the driver's right rear is very bad.

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The Wife's Mini Cooper S Convertible — It is the wife's car and it is a blast to drive on the winding, hilly roads of Missouri. Hugs the road like crazy clue and is almost impossible to lose traction. For a small car, it is built like a tank at almost 3000lbs (built by BMW). The Getrag transmission pretty good, but I think there is not enough gap between 1st and 2nd gear.

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2006 MINI Cooper Hatchback Review
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The funnest car ive ever driven! Right off the lot it is extreamly capable and super safe!

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The typical American is too ignorant to understand that SUVs are not necessities- so they automatically think you are crazy when you suggest this car for them.

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Super Cooper — Performance: responsive, and tight. extreamly sticky in the turns! breaks super fast! Build Quality: excelent, have not had any issues with cabin noises. Cost of ownership: super cheap! 36 MPG (combo) doesnt need any extra maintenance other than the usual. Fun Factor: its a MINI! need i say more?!?! I recomend this car to anyone under 7ft who has a drivers licence... no excusses!

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2006 MINI Cooper S Hatchback Review
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power, thrils, amazing.

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very very thirsty, and expencive to maintain.

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Beauty In Desguise. Well Done Bmw. — amazing power for a car like this.it looks and feel very solid and strong for a 1600 cc car. never underestimate anything small. they can give you surprises. try this beast in disguise it's really gonna rock you. but a little expencive to feed her. she keeps asking for more speed the more she asks the more she drinks.

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2006 MINI Cooper S John Cooper Works Review
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fun car

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still searching

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Mini — Very stylish - combines fperformance and style while being affordable High performance and good brakes One of the best cars to enjoy bends Not the best for long motorway runs if you wonna go easy & relaxed Always have to rent skies in winter as they do not fit in, but i can live with that ;)

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2006 MINI Cooper S John Cooper Works Review
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it is brilliant

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kind of expensive

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Mini Cooper S Jcw — The mini cooper s jcw is one of the best car ever. It is fast, loud and looks stunning. The power weight ratio is just brilliant and it handles just like a go kart! build quality is good since mini is owned by BMW. the only negative would be the fuel efficiency.All i have gotta say that I just love it

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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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2013 MINI Cooper Reviews

Fun To Drive By kataluke

Sporty and Fun, very quick, has a sport mode. The handling of this car is phenomenal. Fuel efficient. Great for everyday driving and/or weekend get away car with your loved one. It is a great little ... Read More

A Super Fun Car By LesaWilson

I've loved driving this car. It's super cute and zips around town quickly and easily. It's loaded with heated seats, automatic transmission, dual paned sunroof, bluetooth, great surround sound and the... Read More

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2012 MINI Cooper Reviews

My Car Is A Cheeky Evil Villian And I'm His Sidekick Along For The Ride. By ModularCat

Parking powers are undeniable. The R56 fits where most cars do not. Fast and agile, this car is a nimble traffic blaster. You have the turning radius and acceleration of a God (Legendary go-kart han... Read More

I Love It By andishields

I really liked how well it does on fuel, it take me about $40 to fill it up and it will last me quite awhile. I didn't like that you can only run Chevron premium fuel in it.. I overall loved this car Read More

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2011 MINI Cooper Reviews

Great Little Driver By vpm86

Definitely a driver's car. Excellent mileage, tight handling, responsiveness, classic Euro-motor sensibility. The turbo gets you MOVING, and the stick shift is tight. You think about where you want... Read More

Fun, Small Car For City Or Road Driving. By xaviclone

This is a small, very fun car. I needed to be able to fit in a very small garage space and drive up and down the hills of San Francisco to get to work. This car is easy to find parking, fun to drive, ... Read More

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2010 MINI Cooper Reviews

Mini Cooper S Mayfair Edition By Crogers11

I LOVE LoVE LoVE my Mini Cooper! No major dislikes. The only thing I wish for is that there were more places that service the vehicles. I had it serviced and it took me a week to get it back. Read More

Fun Mountain Car By enlread

No surprise that this is more of a toy than a functional daily driver. For tearing through mountain switchbacks it is amazing though. Handles like a go cart and (with the turbo) always has plenty of p... Read More

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2009 MINI Cooper Reviews

A Great Little Commuter Car. By mgoheen

The base Cooper is a fun little car to drive and gets good gas mileage. I'm very tall, and even with the sun roof there is PLENTY of front seat room in this car. Six speed manual transmission makes ... Read More

A Second Car In A Family By wangwang

The car is small but the space for driver is big. The exterior is good looking and the buttons and interior are well designed. The engine is powerful, reliable. This car is small and I can find it ver... Read More

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