2008 MINI Cooper Top Comparisons

Users ranked 2008 MINI Cooper against other cars which they drove/owned. Each ranking was based on 9 categories. Here is the summary of top rankings.

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2008 MINI Cooper SReview
Sebastian writes:
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Great Car To Drive But Hard To Drive Slowly — For a Small car this car is amazing to drive. the engine is very powerful for the horsepower and size of the car. very cheap to maintain especially with Mini maintenance program. Not too much Gas consumption. Very Fun to drive

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

Pros: very fun to drive, easily get through trafic

Cons: there are too many on the road

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2008 MINI Cooper SReview
Ivy writes:
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Why I Love Magnum... — I've been very impressed with the drivablity of the Mini. I drove a Miata for years and thought that no other car would make me as happy as my Miata did, but I was wrong! It is a completely different drive from the Miata, but just as fun!

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

Pros: I love hearing the blow-off valve

Cons: I miss having a convertable

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2008 MINI Cooper SReview
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Very Agile And Comfortable When Driving The Expressways — This car is probably one of the greatest power to weight ratios of any car I've driven. The handling and braking are great. Having the turbo really gets that car out and onto the interstate quickly.

Primary Use: Family transportation

Pros: The condition of the vehicle sold itself

Cons: No negs.

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2008 MINI Cooper SReview
Corbin writes:
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2008 Min Cooper S — love these cars,. hope to get one soon one day. there performance is amazing in them, and they have tons of potential. there small and compact. extremely light... and pack a ton load of torque. defiantly a fun little car to drive.

Pros: everything.

Cons: Nothing!

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2008 MINI Cooper S ConvertibleReview
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Cool And Fast, Its A Essential To Drive!!! — this is so good..... you can drive it alll day and wont complain. the plus sign is the handling and performance, both go like smooth control. gear changing is simplified for anyone to drive as well. the little quirks are a must and with a range of feature add ons and assessories, who can complain there?? it a must to own or drive in your life... Dont miss out peeps!!!

Pros: it handling and overall performance is pure class

Cons: the convertible does lack visibility from the back

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2008 MINI Cooper SReview
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Mini Cooper S 2008 — White wheels are an absolute b**tch to keep clean. Scares me to death sometimes. Accelerates better then the old superchargd 'gen 1' Cooper s. Cheaper to run, lower Tax, better on fuel, cheaper to insure. On the whole very happy with it.

Primary Use: Commuting to work

Pros: Cheaper to run

Cons: White wheels

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2008 MINI Cooper SReview
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Small! — My car is one the best cars I have had, although the suspension is a little hard! It's 'nippy' and cute and the seats are really comfortable too. Looks great and it handles really well in the snow also! Every girl should have one, not a guys car!

Primary Use: Commuting to work

Pros: Performance.

Cons: None.

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2008 MINI Cooper SReview
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Amazing — its an all round great car, i dont know where id be with out this baby i love it shes mine and its not to expensive to keep andis awsonme to drive lol!! if u want a mini this is the one

Primary Use: Commuting to work

Pros: its mine

Cons: none

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2008 MINI CooperReview
Will writes:
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Great Car If You Don't Need A Big One. — Solid car. Nothing to really say bad about it. I want more power but I will take car of that down the road. Pretty much handles like a go-kart just bigger. The only down side I might say is that people are always saying "aww that is such a cute car" Or that it is a girl car.

Pros: Fun, quick and handles like a go-kart

Cons: If you need a larger car

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2008 MINI Cooper SReview
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It Is Plain Awesome!! — So fun to drive!! You can go for a peaceful drive in normal mode or switch it to sports mode and cruise around at high speeds. The appearance is very sleek and sporty. The gas mileage is very high. We haven't had to any major maintenance on it except for changing the oil and putting new washer fluid in it but that's it for maintenance. Inside are sporty seats and a sporty stearing wheel. On the outside it has a hood scoop and a spoiler. Sun and moon roof. Really nice for sunny drives or rainy nights.

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

Pros: Very fun to drive!!

Cons: Can't think of any. Just too great of a car.

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