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2008 Mini Cooper

2008 MINI Cooper

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4.8
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Saving Gas

by from Baltimore, Md. on April 9, 2012

I needed to get into something more economical. I had my doubts about this vehicle but have been impressed with its handling, performance, comfort and gas mileage. It is a 2008 with only 19K miles. Ti...
I needed to get into something more economical. I had my doubts about this vehicle but have been impressed with its handling, performance, comfort and gas mileage. It is a 2008 with only 19K miles. Time will tell about its reliability.
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Uses car for Just getting around

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My Mini the Trophy Wife

by from St Petersburg, FL on June 29, 2011

The mini is a fabulous fun awesome car - but it's a bit like a trophy wife that will require some care and maintenance. Make sure you live near a Mini dealer because they will become your new best fri...
The mini is a fabulous fun awesome car - but it's a bit like a trophy wife that will require some care and maintenance. Make sure you live near a Mini dealer because they will become your new best friend. Don't get me wrong, i've had two mini's and they are more than worth a little effort. The most fun car I've ever had.
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Mini Cooper best car in the world

by from Kennewick,WA on December 19, 2008

I have driven fords most of my life, but I am in love with my Mini. I traded a Mustang in on this and don't regret it. Power is actually more than the Mustang and the gas milage and comfort can't be t...
I have driven fords most of my life, but I am in love with my Mini. I traded a Mustang in on this and don't regret it. Power is actually more than the Mustang and the gas milage and comfort can't be touched. I have more room in my Mini than I had in the much larger v8 Mustang. Get one!
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MINI Cooper 2008 - Love it

by from Chicago on December 14, 2008

This is my third MINI. I have tried the Cooper, moved up to the Supercharged model, then traded the S for a 2008 MINI. I find the acceleration and power in the newly engineered engine and transmission...
This is my third MINI. I have tried the Cooper, moved up to the Supercharged model, then traded the S for a 2008 MINI. I find the acceleration and power in the newly engineered engine and transmission to be perfectly adequate. I had bought the original S after my 2003 Cooper felt underpowered. The car handles like a dream. It truly is 'a legalized go kart.' Also love the storage area when back seats are lowered. It is a super car for the city. You can make a U turn in an alley if you need to. Mileage is excellent I get 44 on the road and 34 in town, averages 40. My only complaint is the in the rain, the car seems vulnerable to wheel spray from SUVs and bigger cars.
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A Stylish Car. for those who dare to be different.

by from everett wa on July 10, 2013

I own a 2008 Mini Cooper S. This is the first car I have owned that has a 4cyl. engine. This car really pleases me due to it's stout power and grippy handling. I never dreamed that I could have a car ...
I own a 2008 Mini Cooper S. This is the first car I have owned that has a 4cyl. engine. This car really pleases me due to it's stout power and grippy handling. I never dreamed that I could have a car that gets 35mpg and is this quick. The ownely drawback I can see is the road noise due to the run flat tires.
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Uses car for Work

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Fun car

by from New york on September 5, 2008

This car (S model) is feature rich and very zippy. The design is one of a kind. You dont feel like you are in a small car.
This car (S model) is feature rich and very zippy. The design is one of a kind. You dont feel like you are in a small car.
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Amazing Service at Volkswagon of Downtown L.A.!

by from Los Angeles on April 18, 2014

Straight away, Volkswagon of Downtown L.A. made me feel like a V.I.P. Don Dolor, Brandon Carnes and the entire Team there at Volkswagon DTLA go way above and beyond to make sure customers receive the ...
Straight away, Volkswagon of Downtown L.A. made me feel like a V.I.P. Don Dolor, Brandon Carnes and the entire Team there at Volkswagon DTLA go way above and beyond to make sure customers receive the absolute best service. I am so very happy that I was able to be assisted by them. In the past I've had bad experiences purchasing a car. Not so at this dealership. All the guys here work very hard to make you feel at home. I was even offered munchies! I would recommend the mini to everyone! It's so fun and powerful. I love my mini!
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Most fun car I've ever owned!

by from Annapolis, MD on May 21, 2008

With gas prices escalating at a record pace, I wanted to trade my Subaru Outback XT wagon for something more fuel efficient. Top of my list was the Toyota Prius, but after a poor first encounter with ...
With gas prices escalating at a record pace, I wanted to trade my Subaru Outback XT wagon for something more fuel efficient. Top of my list was the Toyota Prius, but after a poor first encounter with a less than knowledgeable salesperson, and seeing the OBC (on board computer) report that the Prius had just achieved 28.6 mpg in a test drive in downtown Annapolis, I was completely convinced that this car is NOT the solution to being green or achieving higher fuel economy, no matter how much hype it received. Next on the list was the 6 spd standard hardtop MINI Cooper. I expected an uncomfortable econobox, but much to my pleasant surprise, what I discovered was a very comfortable, spirited, fun car that made me want to keep on driving it. After about 15,000 miles, I routinely achieve 38+ mpg in the city, and 42+ on the highway. In 30+ years of driving and owning lots of terrific cars, I can say without hesitation that this is the most guilt-free fun I've EVER had in a car! In summary... terrific handling, superior fuel mileage, spectacular brakes, and a fun-to-drive factor that is off the charts, in a car that won't break the bank. If you're looking for a new car to replace your gas guzzler, you owe it to yourself to check out a MINI.
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most awesome car ever...no oke.

by from gilbert, az on February 26, 2008

i love it. a lot. it is the most awesome care ever. i love to go drifting with it. i always have a blast when i am in this car. if i could recoment any car to anyone...and i could only choose one to g...
i love it. a lot. it is the most awesome care ever. i love to go drifting with it. i always have a blast when i am in this car. if i could recoment any car to anyone...and i could only choose one to give to someone in the whole world...i would choose the mini cooper with out a second thought.
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Most fun car I've driven.

by from Benson, AZ on June 9, 2010

I have only owned this car for five months, and it's the best little car I've ever driven. It's a fun car to drive. Picks up speed well, easy to park, makes U-turns easy. I bought a Mini with dual sun...
I have only owned this car for five months, and it's the best little car I've ever driven. It's a fun car to drive. Picks up speed well, easy to park, makes U-turns easy. I bought a Mini with dual sun/moon roof. The roof can be left partly open to help vent heat while sitting in your driveway etc. So far I have not had any problems, and hope to own this car for many years. I wouldn't think of owning any other car since buying the Mini.
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