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2005 MINI Cooper S HatchbackReview
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Famazing — most amazing car ever, slightly underpowered off the lot but very easily changed. handles like a roller coaster. stock i got about 26 mpg city while driving like a kid. the most unique car on the road gotta drive one to get the full experience

Pros: everything

Cons: aftermarket prices are too high

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2005 MINI Cooper HatchbackReview
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A Huge Lesson In Let Downs! — i was thrilled when i got this car. i was in love with it for over 4 years, but when that changed, it changed fast. i broke down 4 times during a 30-day period, and the dealership kept replacing the transmission. the panic attacks i had behind the wheel lead me to get a new car. i am warning everyone who has a mini or knows someone who does, get rid of it now. this car is a timebomb... google it! i've talked to tons of people who have lost their transmissions between 47,000 and 75,000 miles. it's ridiculous.

Pros: great look, sleek design

Cons: expensive as hell to maintain, crappy transmission

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My Mini — I loved my Mini but only 2 weeks after having it brand new I found out I was pregnant with my second child so I had to sell it one year later for a bigger family car :) Fabulous fun drive and funky to look at.

Pros: Fast and funky

Cons: Hard ride

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2005 MINI Cooper S HatchbackReview
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Everyones Gotta Mini — Acceleration, braking and handling will give any $100+ thousand dollar sports car a good run for the money. Know that if you ever purchase one of these cars you WILL EXPERIENCE CONSTANT RATTLES. Run flat tires can be a bit costly as any flat requires the entire tire to be replaced in most cases. The warranty and maintenance program on these cars are superb.

Pros: Handling, build quality, panoramic roof.

Cons: Rattles, the run flat tires

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2005 MINI Cooper S HatchbackReview
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The Big Go-kart — Its a BIG GO-KART thats it what else do u need to know. The performance is awsome, the 1.6L engine with the blower on its Mindblasting takes off like no tommrow and the 6speed transmission its just amazing. This vehicle is for people who want to drive not for the lite hearted who cant drive.

Pros: Power to weight ratio is good, handels like a go-kart.

Cons: for drivers only

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2005 MINI Cooper S HatchbackReview
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Most Fun Car I've Owned — My MCS is the more fun to drive than any of my previous cars. It handles like a go cart, has classic appearance, is extremely well built, and has been a great car to own. My only complaint is the gas mileage. Mini service has been very good and has taken great care of me and my car.

Pros: Great fun to drive

Cons: Gas mileage sucks for a car in its class

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2005 MINI Cooper S HatchbackReview
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05 Cooper S — No problems at all in 55,000 Km. The only time it sees the workshop is for oil changes and other regular maintenance. Drove it to fourth in group in this years CSSC Solo Sprint at Race City, drove it last winter in Autocross - the car gets driven hard and nothing has broken!

Pros: Tons!!

Cons: None

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Love Me, Love My Mini — So far so fun! How can someone not like a Mini? Um, yeah, if you want a sweet ass ride, you'll definitely want to get one. But only if you can handle it... Have I mentioned it's fun to drive? Now if only I can make room in the garage...

Pros: Cute, sweet and just like me!

Cons: requires high octane...

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2005 MINI Cooper ConvertibleReview
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Mini Cooper Cabrio — it's a MINI. 'nuff said! It handles better than anything else I've driven. It accelerates well.Very few repairs so far.It has a very unique design inside and out. I've only paid for gas and new tires since I got it. Everything else has been ceovered by the maintenance agreement or warranty. This car is so much fun to drive! It's even better because of the cabrio roof.

Pros: fun to drive, good on gas, fun to drive

Cons: decent visability when top is up

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2005 MINI Cooper S HatchbackReview
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Mini Cooper S: Unbeatable! — The car has soul! it is great for jumping round town, it's fun to take on 2 person road trips, it's acceptable on the highway, and who can complain about the fuel consumption? Current mods: 17" O.Z. Ultraleggeras wrapped in Dunlop SP Sport Maxx's, Helix custom CAI. Hoping for: BlueFlame Exhaust, TurboKompressor kit.

Pros: It hauls, and it's fun as hell!

Cons: it costs money.

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Reviews From Other Years

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

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

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

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

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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