2006 MINI Cooper Top Comparisons

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2006 MINI Cooper HatchbackReview
LadyMadison05 writes:
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Great Car For The Year, Miles, And Price! — This car is so cute, I loved driving it but it's time to expand. Having 1 more child is nice but the car I will miss. The car has all the things you'll need. Long road trips is were she shines also.

Primary Use: Commuting to work

Pros: Control is great on this car.

Cons: Nothing

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2006 MINI Cooper ConvertibleReview
minig writes:
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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.)

Pros: Fun- the looks- handling

Cons: none

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2006 MINI Cooper S HatchbackReview
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Farfegnugen For Real — The 2006 model had enough seasons under its belt that teh little naggy things have been worked out and the new large MINI (oxymoronic, isn't it?)is losing its direction. The Cooper S is not particularily an economy car as it has peppy torque and horsepower. It is a great city car and a very good long drive car. The car may accommodate some drivers up to 6'9" (I am 6'5" and drive it easily) something a 5-series BMW cannot! Quality is quite high, but the run-flat tyres are expensive and wear mightily. Very fun to drive and good value retention are coupled with reasonable mileage.

Primary Use: Family transportation

Pros: Room, fuel use, comfort all tops

Cons: Torque-steer

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2006 MINI Cooper S HatchbackReview
my73bimmer writes:
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I Would Buy Another Cooper S Again After This One! — this car has a great Performance from the get go car fun is fun to drive. this car has a great appearance. We got it with all the chrome trims and it looks great. great in gas. I do not need to be filling up too often... ;-)

Primary Use: Commuting to work

Pros: handling

Cons: cup holders

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2006 MINI Cooper S John Cooper WorksReview
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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

Pros: any auto enthusist would fall in love with this vehicle instantly.

Cons: none really

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2006 MINI Cooper S HatchbackReview
Yoni writes:
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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

Pros: appearance

Cons: gas mileage - sometimes

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2006 MINI Cooper S HatchbackReview
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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

Pros: Fast and frugal

Cons: Nothing

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2006 MINI Cooper S ConvertibleReview
Zach writes:
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Great Car, Rwd Or Awd Would Be Amazing, But... — Supercharged, great performance, its like a go kart on crack, a true BMW under the hood, this thing flies. No Problems, and no cost of ownership so far, I do all the maintenance. I get about 23-25 mpg in the city, and around 30 on the highway, not too bad for a sportscar!

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

Pros: Fun, Sporty, and fairly inexpensive for a BMW sports car

Cons: None

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2006 MINI Cooper S HatchbackReview
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Minis Rule. — best purchase i've ever made! it's also my first. its so tiny on the outside, but once in the cockpit, there is tons or room. its a tiny car with big time luxury. its a little rocket! i love this car and will keep it forever.

Primary Use: Commuting to work

Pros: everything. its a MINI!

Cons: ride, but only because of the tires.

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2006 MINI Cooper S John Cooper WorksReview
Alan writes:
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Jcw Cabrio — Performance is exhilerating with the added engine mods. Handling is second to none, it feels robust. The appearance is a classic with a retro interior. The most fun you can have, with the top down, in its price range. Sometimes repairs can be costly.

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

Pros: Excellent performance, Head-turner

Cons: Bit top-heavy, Dashboard squeaks.

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2022 MINI Cooper Reviews

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2021 MINI Cooper Reviews

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2020 MINI Cooper Reviews

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Well Priced for an EV, and it has good Range. Read More

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Its a bit expensive for the top engine specification...compare to: Civic type r Golf R Velociter N RS3 Read More

2019 MINI Cooper Reviews

Review By Guru9Y5QFH

Beautiful car, I wish its my, fun cute car, f Read More

Review By sandy

Its a cute car. But I do prefer a 4 door especially with a car this small. I love the fact the gas mileage is pretty good Read More

2018 MINI Cooper Reviews

Review By Guru9SGSZ5

The features are great. I have not noticed anything missing as of yet Read More

Review By Candy

ok value very few options most cars at this price point had many more options Read More

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