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2006 MINI Cooper S
2006 MINI Cooper S
Available Price Range $3,996-$11,112 TrimsN/A Combined MPG 26-28 SeatsN/A

Our Take on the 2006 MINI Cooper S

Our Take

Early in 2002, a modern front-wheel-drive Mini arrived in America under BMW auspices, though it's manufactured in Britain. Minis come in regular Cooper and Cooper S trim levels; the S model holds a higher-powered supercharged four-cylinder.For 2006, a new Checkmate package features an exclus... Read Full Report

What We Don't Like

  • Backseat legroom
  • Seat adjustments
  • Rear visibility in convertible
  • Turbulence with convertible's sunroof open

Notable Features

  • Choice of two supercharged engines
  • Manual or automatic
  • Hardtop or convertible
  • Retro British styling


Consumer Reviews


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Reminds me why I love driving...

by Boston Baloo from Boston, MA on August 8, 2010

I recently got my hands on a 2006 Cooper S Convertible. Getting behind the wheel of this car forces a smile onto your face. It's got incredible pep and agility, and you feel like a kid cruising throug... Read Full Review


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