2008 MINI Cooper Clubman Consumer Review: Don't be Fooled
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2008 MINI Cooper Clubman - Consumer Review

2008 MINI Cooper Clubman

Average Consumer Rating

32 Total Reviews

Base 2dr Hatchback (1.6L 4-cyl. 6-speed Manual)

Performance
Comfort
Fun-to-Drive
Interior
Exterior
Build Quality
Reliability Value
3 of 3 people found this review helpful
Don't be Fooled
By Daniel Wagner on

Vehicle

2008 MINI Cooper Clubman 3dr Hatchback (1.6L 4cyl 6M)

Review

I had this car for only 22 mos. I just traded it in. It was fun to drive, loaded w/ features & fairly economical, but it's likely to be very expensive to maintain after factory maintenance plan & warranty expire. It came with a deep scratch/gouge in the armrest. The dealer was unable to replace it without PERMANENTLY ruining the integrity of the trim molding around it -- floor console kept falling apart & isn't fixable); needed new front tires & alignment at 30,000 mi. ($385) (tires, align. & rotation not included in maint. plan); new front brake pads & rotors at 38,000 mi. ($650 but covered by maint. plan); new power steering rack at 40,000 mi. (covered under warranty). Future cost?

Best Features

Heated seats & mirrors, push button entry/start, auto headlights & climate control, panoramic sunroof, prepaid satellite radio for life of the car, power folding mirrors, excellent handling, good gas mileage, rear legroom, cargo room, integrated Bluetooth.

Worst Features

Better headlights. Base headlights worked very poorly. I recommend getting the xenon. Stop speakers from vibrating and making noise inside their enclosures. Get engine to run effectively on regular gas. Improve quality control and dealer customer service training.
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