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2008 MINI Cooper S ConvertibleReview
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Purdey S. Lightning Blue — I was looking for a convertible sports car that seats four. That moves. How many are there on the market? If you ignore things like the ugly Mustang convertible and unreasonable things like an M3 convertible, what's left? There really was no alternative if you like small, agile cars. BTW, I have the S Convertible JCW.

Pros: Moves, darts, and basically flies

Cons: ~21mpg, second class suspension

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A Comfortable, Low-mileage, Super Driving Car With Great Tradition. — Great small car with big fun! It's a go cart that you can drive on the street while getting great mileage from the mid 30's to the mid 40's. Its BMW technology and Austin-Cooper tradition makes it great for a "car guy" like me. It also has great looks and to be so small it has space for the large driver and passenger with a back seat for the smaller people. If you need to carry a lot--buy a truck.

Pros: Great warranty and service -- if you ever need it.

Cons: guys in big trucks have problems with small things

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2008 MINI Cooper SReview
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Mini Review — Well my car is awesome, fast enough for me, the blowoff is loud as hell, exhaust sounds goo, stero is bumpin. The only real things that suck is its small, and you cant put an after market head unit in it.

Pros: Speed, Fun

Cons: Factory Stero

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2008 MINI Cooper SReview
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Mini Cooper S — I love it!!!!! Torque of this car has in a wide range from 1800-5500 rpm. So, when you step the gas, it'll give you full of power. Moreover, for the car size compare to the engine, it provides a huge power that your back can stick to seat. And everyone know that it's MINI !!!!!

Pros: Performance, Appearance, Fun Factor

Cons: Size

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2008 MINI Cooper SReview
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Jill's First Mini Cooper S — My Mini is awesome! I bought it cold-turkey before our move to CA. No, it does not have everything I wan ted in a Mini (sunroon, more chrome etc..) but the performance outshines all that. My supercharged Mini has gotten me out of many a tight spot and its handling is superb-just like I was forewarned by other Mini owners. Brakes are extremely touchy-be careful! feel like a much bigger car inside-at least in the front.

Pros: Acceleration OMG!!, handling, braking, more room than u would expect....

Cons: Sunroof would have been nice, don't like the "fake leather"-too hot..

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2008 MINI Cooper S ConvertibleReview
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My Mini Cooper — i love my mini cooper it is convertible . it works good. it is a little fast. no one would resist not to drive it i think. it is a good car. i can sell it for a high price because i upgrade it with nitrous and it runs very fast.

Pros: fast with nitrous

Cons: gas goes away fast and nitrous is expensive

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2008 MINI Cooper SReview
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Sweet Ride — Looks nice and very nice to drive. Good mileage and maintenance...feels like your driving a go kart. The interior is nice but the exterior is even better. The only two negative things about the mini I would say are the price and also the amount of trunk space that it has

Pros: everything except price

Cons: price

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2008 MINI Cooper SReview
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Mini- Greatest Car Ever. — This makes my second MINI. My last one was a 2003 Cooper S... I was hesitant at first about going to a turbo as opposed to a supercharger. BUT... It's great, there's no comparison between the two. Better fuel economy, little more room... it's GREAT. I plan on getting a few upgrades to it, as soon as I'm finished shopping for them all.

Pros: Great gas mileage, modern yet nostalgic look, EXCELLENT performance

Cons: A few blind spots

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Back To A Mini — CooperS. It's the best car ever. Our old one was supercharged, my new one is turbocharged. Went with an automatic this time due to Phoenix traffic. Sport package though, so I do have the paddle shifters. Drives like a rocket. I'll say it again, it's the best car ever. EVER!!

Pros: Fits in small spaces.  

Cons: Don't know of any...

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2008 MINI Cooper S ConvertibleReview
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The Original Mini Was Better. — Sucks to drive, tacky, hard to see out of with the top up, and very noisy inside. Also the folding roof severely reduces rear passenger and rear trunk space. Very expensive for what you get.

Pros: Looks "Retro"

Cons: Looks "Retro", tacky interior styling, bad handling, mediocre performance, horrible rear
visibility, bad mileage, very noise interior

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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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